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Nominate a great mom for a massage

Posted by Kelly Moore on April 27, 2014 at 10:21am

Wild Tree: is it really this easy?

Posted by Sandy Hurst on February 6, 2014 at 10:30pm

Your kids can help these kids on Nov. 17

Posted by Kelly Moore on November 8, 2013 at 11:34am

Paula Abdul is no accident

Posted by Kelly Moore on May 11, 2013 at 4:26pm

Lara Logan will stick with me

Posted by Kelly Moore on April 25, 2013 at 10:02am

Get Your 515 Toddler Tee

The Details:
--$18 + tax and shipping
--Locally designed and printed by Raygun
--Available in size 18-24 mo. (snap onesie), 2T, 4T and 6T (t-shirts); sizes run on the small side.
--Short-sleeved. lemon yellow onesie or T-shirt with 515 design in baby blue.
--Boutique-quality garment designed for maximum comfort and fit on infants and toddlers.
--Onesie: 100% Interlock cotton cleverly constructed neckline designed for easy on-and-off
--Onesie: Reinforced yet softly comfortable sleeve, neck, and leg openings
--T-shirt: Reinforced shoulder construction to maintain shape through repeated washings
--T-shirt: 100% Fine Jersey cotton, combed for softness and comfort

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Movie Night at Jack Trice Stadium at Jack Trice Stadium

May 14, 2016 from 6pm to 10:30pm
The Jr. Cyclone Club is proud to sponsor our fourth annual Movie Night at Jack Trice Stadium on Saturday, May 14. The movie featured on the north video board will be "Star Wars: The Force Awakens".  The event is free and open to the public. Families will have the opportunity to either sit on the field (blankets only, no chairs permitted) or sit in the bleachers on the east side of the stadium or in the new south end zone. Handicap accessible seating is available on the east tarmac.  For more…See More
May 9
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Apr 28
Lee Ann Bakros posted an event

Countdown to 100 at Des Moines Community Playhouse

April 21, 2017 at 7:30pm to April 22, 2017 at 10pm
The countdown is on to the Playhouse’s 100th anniversary and we’re starting the celebration early with a special fundraising event each year leading up to the big birthday. Join us April 21-22, 2017 as we flash back to the ‘80s and ‘90s to celebrate Playhouse and Broadway history with favorite show tunes from Playhouse performers past and present.See More
Apr 20
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LearningRx is now a member of Des Moines Families
Mar 28
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Music in the East Village presents Tropical Steel at Capitol Hill Lutheran Church

March 20, 2016 from 3pm to 5pm
Celebrate the first day of spring with an island party. Music in the East Village presents the band Tropical Steel in concert at 3:00 PM, Sunday, Mar. 20, at Capitol Hill Lutheran Church. A reception for the artists will follow the concert. A freewill offering is collected. Music in the East Village is a series of community concerts sponsored by the church. Tropical Steel, a Caribbean steel band, has been performing their “sweet island sounds” around Iowa since 1997. Their instrumentation…See More
Mar 13

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