Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa Old Bags Event

July 31, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Glen Oaks Country Club
1401 Glen Oaks Drive

Fun-filled cocktail party to benefit the Boys & Girls Clubs of Central Iowa. Silent auction with incredible prizes, but most of all… amazing bags! Designer bags, fun bags, sports bags, specialty totes, and more! A great event for a ladies night out.

Brad Seidenfeld

July 31, 2014 - 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Mickey’s Irish Pub Waukee
50 SE Laurel Street

Come on out and help us celebrate our new space!!

24th Annual Knoxville Nationals

July 31, 2014 - August 2, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Knoxville Raceway
1000 N Lincoln Street

The biggest sprint car race in the world with the top drivers in the sport. A 4 day racing extravaganza that includes music, food, camping, expo and more that ends each night with some of the most exciting racing you can ever experience. Sponsored by Arnold Motor Supply.

Music in the Junction

July 31, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature Randy Burk & the Prisoners this week.

Pump UP with Plant Protein

July 31, 2014 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Smokey Row Coffee
1910 Cottage Grove Ave

Join Certified Health Coach, Melanie for an informative discussion, a display of plant sources of protein, and taste test a few high plant based protein snacks!

Summer Concert Series: Final Mix

July 31, 2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Jasper Winery
2400 George Flagg Pkwy

Join us every Thursday from 6 – 9pm this summer for live music at Jasper Winery! As always, we’ll have all of our wines, sangria & Madhouse Brewing Company beer available by the glass.

Tony Valdez Duo

July 31, 2014 - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Raul’s Mexican Restaurant
1261 8th Street

Free Flicks: The Lego Movie

July 31, 2014 - 9:00 pm at Good Park
1103 17th Street

Free Flicks is a summer-long series of outdoor movie showings throughout the Des Moines area. The films will be shown on a 25-foot portable screen, and will begin after sunset around 9 p.m. Admission is free, blankets & lawn chairs are encouraged.

Clowns at the Carousel

August 3, 2014 - 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm at Union Park
E. 9th & Thompson

Music in the Junction

August 7, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature




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