Orchard Place Spelling Bee 2015

March 5, 2015 - 8:30 pm at Wooly’s
504 East Locust St

Rowdiness, bribery and shenanigans are the name of this game! Register your team today to join in the fun of this crazy competition! Then bring your spelling skills…or just bring money to bribe the judges! Either way, you can win great prizes, raise money to help Orchard Place children…and have a whole lot of fun while doing it!

Iowa Deer Classic

March 6, 2015 - March 8, 2015 - All Day at Hy-Vee Hall at Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street

Each year the Iowa Deer Classic brings to the hunters of Iowa and the Midwest a weekends worth of trophy whitetails,world class hunting seminars, hunting & outdoor exhibitors, hands-on archery opportunities and much more. Be sure to Like the Iowa Deer Classic facebook page. See you at the show!


March 6, 2015 - March 8, 2015 - All Day at Iowa State Fairgrounds – Jacobson Center
, E 30th Street & E University Avenue

Children & Families of Iowa’s Kidsfest is all about families having fun while helping at-risk families in need. Kidsfest is a kid-centered festival full of fun activities, games and entertainment for kids and their families. Come out and enjoy inflatables, stages shows, and so much more at Iowa’s largest children’s festival! Proceeds will benefit CFI programs.

Enjoy Free Family-Friendly Movies at the East Side Library

March 6, 2015 - 1:00 pm at East Side LIbrary
2559 Hubbell Avenue

Enjoy Free Family-Friendly Movies at the East Side Library.  Join us for a movie about a little boy who lives in a world where trolls resemble boxes.

Mixology Night: 21st Century Gaming

March 6, 2015 - 5:30 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W MLK Jr Parkway

General admission is $5; free for SCI Members

Mixology Night: 21st Century Gaming Music: MAIDS Mix. Mingle. Music. Science. Mix your Friday night up with drinks, mingling, science and entertainment!

Wines Gone Wild

March 6, 2015 - 6:30 pm at Capitol Square
400 Locust Street

$30 in advance, $35 at the door.

Yoga + Gallery Talk – Field, Road, Cloud: Art and Africa

March 7, 2015 - 8:30 am at Des Moines Art Center
4700 Grand Avenue

Yoga novices and enthusiasts alike are invited to practice yoga in the lobby of the Art Center with instructor James Miller from 8:30 – 10 am, followed by a 20-minute gallery talk about Field, Road, Cloud: Art and Africa.

Health and Wellness Fair

March 7, 2015 - 9:00 am at Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue

Family-friendly Health and Wellness Fair presented by Easter Seals Iowa and Des Moines University. Access free health screenings and snacks, register to win a door prize, visit with vendors. Kids should bring a stuffed animal for a “Stuffed Animal Check-up.”

Iowa Ag Summit 2015

March 7, 2015 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at Iowa State Fair Jacobson Exhibition Center
E 30th Street and E University

Chamber Chill 5K Run/Walk Road Race

March 7, 2015 - 10:00 am at Cascade Falls Aquatic Center
2350 SW Prairie Trail Parkway

The Ankeny Area Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their annual Chamber Chill 5K Run/Walk on March 7! The 5K run/walk will be timed & an open road race this year. The race will start at 10 am followed by a Kids Run starting at 10:45 am. No age restrictions.

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