Events

Blue Oyster Cult and April Wine

April 25, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Hard Rock Casino
111 3rd Street

Buy Tickets HERE

Neil Diamond

April 26, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 11:30 pm at Sprint Center
1407 Grand Blvd

Billy Joel

May 1, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm at Sprint Center
1407 Grand Blvd

Beaverdale Superhero 5K

May 2, 2015 - 12:00 am at First Federated Church
4801 Franklin Avenue

Racers are encouraged to dress up as superheroes by wearing t-shirts all the way to full costumes (optional obviously but encouraged).  Iowa League of Heroes is bringing BATMAN and WONDER WOMAN for a meet and greet. (Also meet The Green Lantern and Optimus Prime)  Bounce House and face painting available as well for the kids

2015 YESS Duck Derby

May 2, 2015 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Jordan Creek Town Center
101 Jordan Creek Pkwy

You won’t want to miss the quack-tacular 8th Annual YESS Duck Derby! The fun starts at Noon, when you and your friends and family can enjoy FREE entertainment, kids’ activities, and food samples from Jordan Creek-area restaurants.  At 2:00pm, thousands of yellow rubber ducks will race through the lake at Jordan Creek Town Center, all vying to cross the finish line first and be named Top Duck. You can adopt a duck (or a whole flock!) and cheer it on to victory and the chance to win fantastic prizes, including $10,000 cash!

Adopt your ducks here!

www.duckrace.com/desmoines

  • Adopt a Duck (1) – $5.00
  • Adopt a “Six Quack” (6) – $25.00
  • Adopt a “Quackers Dozen” (12) – $50.00
  • Adopt a “Flock” (25) – $100.00

All event proceeds benefit the hundreds of children and teens who find safety and shelter at YESS – Iowa’s largest (and still growing) youth shelter and family crisis center. You can learn more about the children and families that YESS serves by visiting www.yessiowa.org.

The Who ft. Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

May 5, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Sprint Center
1407 Grand Blvd

Gourmet Gala (fundraiser)

May 16, 2015 - 6:00 pm at Seasons Marketplace Iowa State University
1215 Friley Rd

The Gourmet Gala is a cooking contest consisting of tops chefs who are employed by ISU Dining who each prepare a meal for guests who are invited to taste and judge. At the end of the night a winner will be awarded the silver spoon. This event is held as a fundraiser for guest to donate and support Special Olympics.

Rick Springfield

May 16, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 10:30 pm at Hard Rock Casino
111 3rd Street

Buy Tickets HERE

Special Olympics Iowa Summer Games

May 21, 2015 - May 23, 2015 - 9:00 am at Iowa State University
Iowa State University

The Summer Games is an opportunity for athletes from all around Iowa to participate in many different sports competitions such as aquatics, athletics (track & field), bocce, cycling, soccer & soccer skills and tennis.

Steve Miller Band

May 22, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 11:30 pm at US Cellular Center
370 First Avenue NE

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