Community Event

Upcoming Events


Tuesday, April 22nd 2014 - All Day at Des Moines Civic Center’s Stoner Theater
221 Walnut Street

$55 – $90

Drake Relays

Wednesday, April 23rd 2014 - 12:00 am at Drake University – Drake Stadium
28th Street and Forest Avenue

All Sessions $95; Friday all $60; Fri Day & Sat $70; Fri Night & Sat $65

Give Hope Gala: A Toast to St. Jude

Thursday, April 24th 2014 - 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm at The Venue
216 Court Ave

On Thursday April 24, 2013, the brightest young professionals of Des Moines, will ‘Toast St. Jude’ at the inaugural Give Hope Gala. Destined to be one of Des Moines’ premier social events, the evening will include entertainment, heavy hors d’oeuvres, a limited open bar and silent auction. Come have a good time for a great cause— supporting the lifesaving work of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Dress for this event is cocktail attire.

To purchase tickets or to find out more about sponsorship opportunities, please visit:

For questions about this event, please contact:
Candice McKay
Event Marketing Representative
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
(952) 893-0442

HUGE St Theresa Annual School/Church Garage Sale

Saturday, April 26th 2014 - 8:00 am - 2:00 pm at St Theresa School
5810 Carpenter ave

Saturday April 26 only! 8am to 2pm. Early bird entrance at 7am with $5 donation. Corner of Merle Hay Rd & University Ave in Des Moines. Sale is held in the gym.  Tons of items for all ages. Do not miss this one!

Meatballs for Malaria Prevention Supper

Sunday, May 4th 2014 - 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm at Valley United Methodist Church
4201 Ashworth Road

Homemade spaghetti & meatballs supper, including side dishes, dessert and drinks. Proceeds go to “Imagine No Malaria” campaign to purchase mosquito nets to help end death and suffering from malaria (, or Tickets can be purchased at the door or in advance (call Teresa @ 222-9388). Adult (12 & older) $7; Child (2-11) $3; Under 2 is free.

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