Special Olympics Iowa Warren County Polar Plunge

February 28, 2015 - 12:00 pm at Lake Ahquabi
16510 118th Avenue

Plunge teams are recommended to register online. Teams of 10 or more are encouraged. You can recruit a team or be placed on one the day of the Plunge. Prize categories include best costume (individual and team), top individual fundraiser, top online fundraiser (as of Feb. 24) and top “chicken” fundraiser. A post party will be held immediately after the Plunge. Enjoy fun, food, drink, music, drawings and silent auction. Lunch can be purchased for spectators at registration for $5 ages 6+, 5 and under eat for free. The more money you raise, the more great Polar Plunge gear you can earn!

Scholarship Brunch

March 1, 2015 - 8:30 am at Urbandale Senior Center
7306 Aurora Avenue

Adults $7; Ages 10 & Under $3

Egg Omelets w/5 toppings, pancakes,muffins, orange drink, coffee, milk

Des Moines Music Collectors’ Show

March 1, 2015 - 10:00 am at Holiday Inn @ Mercy
1050 6th Avenue

Over 24 vendors from around the Midwest will have LPs, CDs, DVDs, and other music collectibles and memorabilia for sale at this event.

Shoot for a Cure Hoop-A-Thon

March 1, 2015 - 1:30 pm at Crocker Elementary School
2910 SW Applewood Street

It’s a Free Throw shooting event for all ages and abilities to benefit medical research for Huntington’s Disease. “Shooters” stand at the foul line and shoot free throws for five minutes, trying to sink as many baskets as they can.

Botanical Blues – Tina “Lady Blue” Haase Findlay and Brandon Findlay

March 1, 2015 - 2:00 pm at Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden
909 Robert D. Ray Drive

Adults: $5, Seniors (65+): $4, Youth (ages 4-17): $3, Members and children 3 and under: Free.

Celebrate Innovation Week 2015 – ciWeek

March 2, 2015 - March 6, 2015 - All Day at DMACC West Campus
5959 Grand Avenue

Many famous speakers will attend – see the website for details and times.

Iowa Girls High School State Basketball Tournament

March 2, 2015 - March 7, 2015 - All Day at Wells Fargo Arena
233 Center Street

$10 General Admission

Cooking With Beer

March 2, 2015 - 5:30 pm at Bolton & Hay
2701 Delaware Ave

Building the Neighborhood: Jewish Des Moines up to the 1930’s

March 2, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Tifereth Israel Synagogue
924 Polk Blvd

Treasures Tour

March 3, 2015 - 12:00 am at Salisbury House & Gardens
4024 Tonawanda Drive

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