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Jolly Holiday Lights
11/26/2013 4:46:00 PM
Water Works Park , Des Moines
Jolly Holiday Lights is one of central Iowa's most beloved holiday traditions!
The three and a half mile route of holiday light displays in Water Works Park is a great way to celebrate the season!
100% of the proceeds benefit Make-A-Wish Iowa.
Open from nightly from 5:30 - 10:00 p.m. December 26th through January 1st.
Santa's Wish Shop open 5:30 - 9:00 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 5:30 - 10:00 p.m. Friday & Saturday.
Santa's Wish Shop closes for the season on December 23rd.
Volunteers are needed to help with set up and tear down, Friday Saturday and Sunday, the first two weekends in November and the first weekend in January.
During the month of December we are in need of volunteer groups to help evenings at the Wish Shop and the Welcome Hut.
For more information visit our website at
If you or your group would like to participate please email Stacey Duncan at email@example.com or call the office at 515-334-2636 the listed number.
319 7th Street, Des Moines
The DuPont Pioneer-Iowa International Center Dialogue Series presents “Tactically Speaking; A Woman Soldier’s Reflection of Gender Roles in the Iraq War” Tuesday, December 3 from Noon-1pm at the Central Library, 1000 Grand Avenue. Author Miyoko Hikiji will discuss the recently reversed combat exclusion policy which allows women to be on the front lines of battle. Her book, All I Could Be; My Story as a Woman Warrior in Iraq, details her 9 years actively served in the Army and Iowa National Guard. Attendees are invited to bring their own lunches. The series is sponsored by Iowa International Center, Pioneer Hi-Bred. The Des Moines Public Library, Drake University and the Greater Des Moines Partnership. For more information on the series, go to www.iowainternationalcenter.org or call 282-8269, ext. 15.
401 W. MLK Pkwy, Des Moines
Mix your Friday night up with drinks, mingling, science and entertainment! 21+ crowd: This night is exclusively for you! The first Friday of every month, experience all that SCI has to offer – minus the kids. Grab a cocktail and enjoy live music from local bands and adult-themed presentations and programming!
No Room at the Inn
12/6/2013 10:00:00 AM
4201 Ashworth Road, West Des Moines
Enjoy a Victorian holiday open house filled with Christmas cheer! Enjoy a horse-drawn wagon ride up the hill to the Flynn Mansion. This original 1870 Victorian home will be decorated for the season and bustling with preparations and music. Decorate a greeting card, make a Victorian holiday ornament and peek in the guest bedrooms. Help trim the tree while music fills the parlor, and cookies await in the kitchen for frosting. Then stroll to the Church of the Land for an old fashioned holiday social with music and dancing. Taffy pulls, children's crafts, and Santa Claus make the Visitor Center festive, and The Marketplace will be open for holiday shopping. Visit www.livinghistoryfarms.org for ticket information.
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