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Upcoming Events

    Scrap Arts Music

    March 7, 2015 - 1:00 pm at Des Moines Civic Center’s Stoner Theater
    221 Walnut St Des Moines, IA

    Scrap Arts Music is a high-energy percussion ensemble – performing on hand-crafted instruments fashioned from industrial scrap and off-beat materials. The group is highly physical, wildly theatrical and thoroughly entertaining! This production is part of the Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield Family Series.

    Iowa Blues Challenge Winners featured at Colon Cancer Fundraiser Bottoms Up Blues Bash

    March 7, 2015 - 6:00 pm at Wooly’s
    504 East Locust St Des Moines , IA

    $20 advance; $25 day of; Ages 12 & Under Free

    See link for bands and details.

    Society Celebration

    March 7, 2015 - 6:00 pm at Downtown Marriott
    700 Grand Avenue Des Moines,

    Join us at the Downtown Marriott Hotel for our fourth annual fundraising extravaganza! Featuring a Des Moines Choral Society singing showcase, silent and live auctions, food and drink, and a chance to meet Choral Society members and supporters in an elegant setting.

    Star Party at SCI

    March 7, 2015 - 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
    401 W MLK Jr Parkway Des Moines, IA

    Come see the Moon, Venus, Mars and Jupiter through telescopes at SCI!

    A Bridal Show to Remember

    March 8, 2015 - 11:00 am at The Temple for Performing Arts
    1011 Locust Street Des Moines, IA

    Be sure to come out and see what’s all new this season at A Bridal Show to Remember!

    Music in the East Village Concert

    March 8, 2015 - 3:00 pm at Capitol Hill Lutheran Church
    511 Des Moines St Des Moines, IA

    Steven Kennedy will give a performance on the classical guitar for this Music in the East Village event. The event is free and open to the public. Freewill offering. Reception to follow the concert for a chance to meet the artist and purchase recordings.

    Sunday Tunes

    March 8, 2015 - 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm at Summerset Winery
    15101 Fairfax Street Indianola,

    Live music every Sunday all year long! Kick your heels up and listen to the best bands in the Midwest. We bring the bands inside in the winter, but weather permitting the bands perform outside. we sell Summerset wine, beer, cheese, crackers and other snacks. Feel free to bring your own food but all alcohol needs to be purchased at the winery.

    Iowa High School Boys State Basketball Tournament

    March 9, 2015 - All Day at Wells Fargo Arena at Iowa Events Center
    730 3rd Street Des Moines,

    $10 General Admission

    Murder for Two

    March 10, 2015 - All Day at The Temple for Performing Arts
    1011 Locust Street Des Moines, IA

    Clarence Darrow: A One-Man Play

    March 11, 2015 - March 14, 2015 - All Day at Des Moines Social Club – Kum & Go Theater
    900 Mulberry Street Des Moines,

    $15 – $25 All Ages

    Repertory Theater of Iowa presents Clarence Darrow: A One-Man Play by David W. Rintels

    Black Maria Film + Video Festival

    March 12, 2015 - 6:30 pm at Des Moines Art Center
    4700 Grand Avenue Des Moines, Iowa

    Independent Films for Independent Minds. All films shown in Levitt Auditorium are selected with an adult audience in mind. The first series of films will be screened on March 12; the remaining films will be shown on March 15. The complete line-up of films will be announced at a later date.

    Gun Show

    March 13, 2015 - March 15, 2015 - All Day at Iowa State Fairgrounds – 4H Exhibits Building
    3000 E Grand Avenue Des Moines,

    Bowl For Kids’ Sake

    March 13, 2015 - 3:00 pm at Plaza Lanes Family Fun Center
    201 Douglas Ave. Des Moines, IA

    Bowl for Kids’ Sake is a fun & easy way for you & your company, friends, or family to support the life-changing work of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Iowa. If you have a passion for kids & want to make a difference in our community, register for Bowl For Kids’ Sake today!

    $5 Family Night

    March 13, 2015 - 5:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
    401 W MLK Jr Parkway Des Moines, IA

    $5 general admission

    MCC 58 – Moreno vs. Stitt

    March 13, 2015 - 7:30 pm at Hy-Vee Hall at Iowa Events Center
    730 3rd Street Des Moines,

    $25 – $50 available at www.//

    More information can be found at

    Beer ‘n’ Bread – Cabin Fever Event Series

    March 14, 2015 - All Day at Living History Farms
    11121 Hickman Road Urbandale, IA

    General Admission $20, LHF Members $16. Advanced tickets recommended. Photo ID required for admittance.

    Corn Cob Nationals

    March 14, 2015 - All Day at Iowa State Fairgrounds – Jacobson Exhibition Center
    E 30th Street & E University Avenue Des Moines, IA

    National Wrestling tournament that is open to all wrestlers and all ages. For all additional information (registration, weigh-ins) regarding this event, please visit the website.


    Rain Barrel Workshop

    March 14, 2015 - All Day at Easter Lake Park – Start on the beach
    2830 Easter Lake Drive Des Moines,

    $50 – pre-registration required

    A short discussion about ways to collect and use runoff water will be held before participants construct their own 55-gallon rain barrel. All materials and tools will be provided. Make sure you are able to transport your barrel back to your home after the workshop.

    Iowa Curling Cup 2015

    March 14, 2015 - 8:00 am - 5:00 pm at Buccaneer Arena
    7201 Hickman Rd Urbandale, IA

    Come watch 20 teams from the Des Moines area vie for the coveted 2015 Iowa Curling Cup. Proceeds will go to the Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity.

    Turkey Hunting & Safety Seminar

    March 14, 2015 - 8:00 am at Annett Nature Center
    15565 118th Ave Indianola,

    Have you always wanted to try turkey hunting? Join Warren County Conservation for our annual Turkey Hunting & Safety Seminar! Weather you’re a novice hunter and a season hunter looking for more information, people of all ages and experience levels are welcome to attend.

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