Making an Impact through Connections

April 8, 2015 - 11:30 am at The Wallace House in Historic Sherman Hill
756 16th Street

$25/person or $20/each for 4

As part of The Wallace Centers of Iowa Leadership and Civility Lunches, speaker Aubrey Alvarez of Eat Greater Des Moines will share insights on connecting with others to achieve results.

Hall of Fame Dance Regional Competition

April 9, 2015 - April 12, 2015 - All Day at Hy-Vee Hall at Iowa Events Center
730 3rd Street

History Alive! The Civil War Ends: Memories & Experiences

April 9, 2015 - All Day at State Historical Museum of Iowa
600 E Locust Street

Fingerman Lecture 2015: Roberta Smith

April 9, 2015 - 6:30 pm at Des Moines Art Center
4700 Grand Avenue

Black and Tan-ner

April 9, 2015 - 7:30 pm at Drake University – Harmon Fine Arts – Turner Jazz Center
2505 Carpenter Avenue

$20 advance; $25 at Door

Gun Show

April 10, 2015 - April 12, 2015 - All Day at Iowa State Fairgrounds – 4H Exhibits Building
3000 E Grand Avenue

Spring Gallery Night

April 10, 2015 - 5:00 pm at Historic Valley Junction
217 - 5th Street

The Diary of Anne Frank

April 10, 2015 - April 11, 2015 - 7:30 pm at Kum & Go Theater @ DMSC
9th and Cherry Streets

Adapted from Anne Frank: The Diary of a Young Girl, edited by Otto Frank, the play is the account of a young Jewish girl, her family & four other Jews who go into hiding during WWII to escape the Nazi persecution.

15th Annual AIDS Run/Walk

April 11, 2015 - 9:00 am - 11:00 am at Des Moines University
3200 Grand Avenue

Join us for the 15th Annual AIDS Walk/Run! This fun 1-mile walk or challenging 5K run winds through the beautiful campus of Des Moines University and the historic South of Grand neighborhood. The event is Saturday, April 11 from 9 to 11 a.m.

Pets, children and families of all ages are welcome on the route. There will be raffle items, face painting, Starbucks Coffee, entertainment from the Isiserettes Drum Corps, and educational and awareness activities along the race course.

Register for just $20 per person (includes a t-shirt!), and spread the word on Facebook!


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Please share this info with anyone who is interested in health and wellness, or who feels strongly about LGBT equality.All proceeds from the event will go to central Iowans living with HIV/AIDS.

Iowa Special Olympics Iowa City Polar Plunge

April 11, 2015 - 12:00 pm at Coralville Lake
Coralville Lake

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!

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