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Royal Blood Des Moines
Royal Blood
May 30 7:30 PM at Wooly's in Des Moines

with Mini Mansions Royal Blood is a mixture of anguished vocals, ferocious drumming and bass that provides intricate detail as well as a rumble of rhythm. Royal Blood are the result of a lineage that stretches from present day heroes Queens of the Stone Age t...


The Addams Family Des Moines
The Addams Family
May 29 at The Des Moines Playhouse in Des Moines

In this spooky musical based on the classic television show, Wednesday Addams, the ultimate princess of darkness, has grown up and fallen in love. Her true love turns out to be a sweet, smart young man who comes from a respectable family, a man her parents ha...


Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show Des Moines
Dinner Detective Murder Mystery Show
May 30 6:00 PM weekly on Saturdays for 40 times at Embassy Suites-Downtown in Des Moines

The Dinner Detective is the largest, award-winning, interactive comedic murder mystery dinner show in the United States. We are now running public and private shows in cities across the country every week. Our immensely popular shows are set in the present da...


Love to Volunteer - Johnston High School Volunteer Registration Des Moines
Love to Volunteer - Johnston High School Volunteer Registration
Mar 2 3:00 PM at Merle Hay Mall in Des Moines

Learn a variety of different skills while you contribute your time to improving the life of those living with lupus. Most volunteer time will be spent building social media campaigns along with event planning. Other volunteer opportunites will be available th...



Springboard Diving Lessons - Mondays - Mt. Rainier Pool 6:30-8pm Des Moines
Springboard Diving Lessons - Mondays - Mt. Rainier Pool 6:30-8pm
Apr 20 7:00 PM at Mt. Rainier High School Pool in Des Moines

Springboard Diving Lessons at Mt. Rainier on Mondays from 6:30-8pm fill up quickly! Since we only offer one class each week, space is limited! Sign up early for this class....


2015 Mother's Day 5K - Des Moines Des Moines
2015 Mother's Day 5K - Des Moines
May 1 7:00 PM at Des Moines Virtual in Des Moines

Mother's Day KEEP CALM & RUN THIS 5K FOR MOM is being run for all of the Moms out there in honor of Mother's Day.  Participants dedicate their run to their mother, or someone that has been a mother figure to them in their life.  Every participant w...


21 DAYS TO A NEW HEALTHY YOU! How I lost 170lbs (ONLINE WEIGHT-LOSS EVENT) - Des Moines, IA Des Moines
21 DAYS TO A NEW HEALTHY YOU! How I lost 170lbs (ONLINE WEIGHT-LOSS EVENT) - Des Moines, IA
Feb 1 7:00 AM at Des Moines, Iowa, United States in Des Moines

"IT'S TIME FOR YOU TO BOUNCE BACK!!"Event Date: February 01, 2015 to December 31, 2015A Global Online "21-DAY CHALLENGE" Weight-Loss and Weight-Management Program for MEN and WOMEN For busy moms, dads, students, children, executives, business owners, te...


2015 Live Long and Prosper Memorial Mile - Des Moines Des Moines
2015 Live Long and Prosper Memorial Mile - Des Moines
May 1 7:00 PM at Des Moines Virtual in Des Moines

Join us a memorial mile virtual run (or walk) in honor of Leonard Nimoy, who passed away on February 27, 2015.  Nimoy played Mr. Spock on the cult sci-fi series Star Trek.  He was known around the world and in his final Tweet before he died he said, "A lif...



National Geek Day 5K - GET YOUR GEEK ON! - Des Moines Des Moines
National Geek Day 5K - GET YOUR GEEK ON! - Des Moines
May 25 7:00 PM at Des Moines Virtual in Des Moines

Geek Pride Day is celebrated each year on May 25! The date was chosen because its the date that the movie Star Wars was released.  Let's face it, we all are geeks in our own way and we all have things that we "GEEK OUT" on.  Perhaps you geek out on read...


2015 Engaged Campus Awards Ceremony Des Moines
2015 Engaged Campus Awards Ceremony
May 29 2:00 PM at Pappajohn Education Center in Des Moines

In 2015, we plan to build on the success of last year's inaugural Engaged Campus Awards. These awards recognize individuals and groups in Iowa higher education for their work toward the Iowa Campus Compact mission of deepening and strengthening campus civ...


AFP IA: Town Hall with Sam Clovis and Simon Conway - Des Moines Des Moines
AFP IA: Town Hall with Sam Clovis and Simon Conway - Des Moines
May 30 10:00 AM at Airport Holiday Inn in Des Moines

This event is an opportunity for you to discuss today's most pressing issues, from taxes and spending to energy and healthcare policy, with some of Iowa's most respected voices. Saturday, May 30th From 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM With guest speakers Sam...


Radio Art Center Des Moines
Radio Art Center
May 30 11:00 AM at Des Moines Art Center in Des Moines

Hosted by Director of Marketing and Public Relations Christine Doolittle, Radio Art Center airson KFMG 99.1 FM or kfmg991.org every other Saturday at 11 am.  ...



LAUNCH: Art at Water Works Park Des Moines
LAUNCH: Art at Water Works Park
May 30 9:00 AM at Water Works Park in Des Moines

The public is invited to LAUNCH: Art at Water Works Park on Saturday, May 30, for a riverside unveiling of a new, temporary public art installation that calls attention to the joy of reconnecting to our waterways. The featured speaker will be Iowa Department o...


Nancy Drew Presentation by Barbara Lounsberry Des Moines
Nancy Drew Presentation by Barbara Lounsberry
May 31 1:00 PM at Iowa Genealogical Society in Des Moines

Barbara Lounsberry, author of "Becoming Virginia Woolf: Her Early Diaries and the Diaries She Read," will give a presentation entitled "Lives and Times of Nancy Drew" at the Iowa Genealogical Society on May 31 at 1:00pm. This event is open to the public, but...


Iowa Barnstormers vs. Wichita Falls Nighthawks Des Moines
Iowa Barnstormers vs. Wichita Falls Nighthawks
May 30 7:05 PM at Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines

The Iowa Barnstormers take on the Wichita Falls Nighthawks on Saturday, May 30th! Head out to Wells Fargo Arena for a 7:05pm kick-off! It's the Iowa Barnstormers Annual Military Night presented by Nationwide! Players will be wearing special camouflage jer...


Green Death Des Moines
Green Death
May 29 7:00 PM at Wooly's in Des Moines

with ghosthive, Deadfront, Submerged This Des Moines outfit plays a classy brand of classic thrash a la Testament, Heathen and Pantera with a little Type O Negative in there as well as singer who can sing and everything - DECIBEL Magazine...



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