October 13, 2015 - 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center
5291 N.W. 84th St.
Chamber member restaurants and businesses will showcase what they offer to the Community. There will be live music, food and beverages. There also will be a silent auction to benefit the Johnston Partnership for a Healthy Community, which provides a food pantry, clothes closet, and student mentoring program, among other services.
Tickets are $10.00 in advance or $15.00 at the door and $5.00 per child. Contact the Chamber at 276-9064 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. For information go to www.johnstonchamber.com.
October 17, 2015 - All Day at State Historical Building
600 E Locust St
The Music University (MU) Conference and Showcase is a gathering of independent musicians and music industry luminaries in the Midwest. Sharing of ideas, experience, art, and resources provides an opportunity for artistic and professional growth to all participants.
MU 2015 will feature a keynote and performance by Andrew W.K. Andrew has released four full-length albums, numerous EPs and special releases.
Website – http://music-university.org/
October 17, 2015 - 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm at Science Center of Iowa
401 W. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway
Girls in grades 6-8 are invited to a fun late-night adventure at SCI! By the time they go home to bed, they’ll be dreaming big about how science can be a part of their future! Activities will include getting-to-know you games, team challenges and hands-on activities, a “Star Party” featuring telescope viewings of the cosmos and local women from STEM fields sharing their stories and discussing their careers.
October 17, 2015 - 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Faith Lutheran Church
10395 University Avenue
Rise Up Tour concert featuring Agape*, Rachel Kurtz and Joe Davis. There will be music, games, snacks and prizes.
The concert begins at 7 p.m. and is a follow-up from the amazing 2015 Evangelical Lutheran Church of America Youth Gathering in Detroit which inspired the artists to go on tour to raise money for the ELCA World Hunger’s Walk for Water. A free-will offering will be collected to support Walk for Water.
October 17, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Cownie Soccer Complex
2600 Hartford Ave
Come watch the Drake Women’s Soccer team take on conference opponent Loyola. Tickets are $2 for youth ages 3-18 and $5 for adults.
October 17, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Ewing Park
5100 Indianola Ave
Come see the Moon wax! Tonight we will be looking at the rings of Saturn, the Ring Nebula and maybe even Uranus through telescopes!
Experience the out-of-this-world space observation! Join SCI staff and members of the Des Moines Astronomical Society (DMAS) to take a look through high-powered telescopes and get a quick lesson on the basics of telescope operation.
October 18, 2015 - 7:30 pm at Stephens Auditorium
Beach Avenue and Center Drive
Vibrant jazz brilliantly fuses musical influences from New York, Paris and New Orleans during the Prohibition Era through World War ll and beyond.
October 20, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Cownie Soccer Complex
2600 Hartford Ave
Come watch the Drake Men’s Soccer team take on Omaha. Tickets are $2 for youth ages 3-18 and $5 for adults.
October 21, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm at Cownie Soccer Complex
2600 Hartford Ave
Come watch the Drake Women’s Soccer team take on UNI. Tickets are $2 for youth ages 3-18 and $5 for adults.
October 22, 2015 - 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Salisbury House
4025 Tonawanda Dr
Come enjoy a compelling lecture by James Reston, Jr., as he discusses his new book, Luther’s Fortress: Martin Luther and his Reformation Under Seige.
Doors open at 6:45 pm for a complimentary reception. The lecture begins at 7:30 pm. Books will be available for purchase at the event. Tickets are $15 each.
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