Events

Zoo Brew

June 4, 2014 - August 27, 2014 - 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm at Blank Park Zoo
7401 SW 9th Street

Wednesday nights

Members Free; Non-members: $11

www.blankparkzoo.com/events

AAU Junior Olympics

July 23, 2014 - August 2, 2014 - All Day at

www.aaujrogames.org

Registration times for certain sports may differ, please check your sport’s entry information for specific check-in times. You may only check-in at your sport’s designated location. Participants should check-in the day prior to competing.

Music in the Junction

July 31, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature Randy Burk & the Prisoners this week.

www.valleyjunction.com

Grain Harvest

August 2, 2014 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at Living History Farms
11121 Hickman Rd

Experience the many methods used to harvest oats and wheat from 1850 to the present and help bring in the harvest that will feed our animals throughout the winter. From hand power to horsepower, witness it all as you hear the smash of the flail and the roar of the steam-powered thresher. Demonstrations will be weather dependent. In the town of Walnut Hill from 11am-4pm, enjoy children’s crafts, free popcorn and lemonade, and a 1:30pm historic baseball game. www.LivingHistoryFarms.org

Global Greens Farmers Market

August 2, 2014 - 10:30 am - 2:00 pm at LSI (Lutheran Services in Iowa)
3200 University Ave

Global Greens Farmers Market features fruits and vegetables grown by displaced farmers who have resettled in Iowa. This market is the latest development in LSI’s (Lutheran Services in Iowa) Global Greens program, which connects individuals with refugee status to community gardens and provides intensive training for those who seek to become small business farmers. Most of the farmers participating originally hail from Burma (Myanmar), Bhutan and Burundi. The market also features activities and crafts for children, as well as various cultural entertainment throughout the season. EBT, WIC and senior vouchers accepted. For more information, contact Minah Yang at 515.271.7351 or visit www.LSIowa.org.

Historic Baseball Game

August 2, 2014 - 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm at Living History Farms
11121 Hickman Rd

Watch our home team, the Walnut Hill Bluestockings, compete in an 1870s-rules baseball game. Cheer the batters or “strikers” as they call their pitch and “Leg it” to first. The team makes sure kids have a chance to bat around at the end of the game! www.LivingHistoryFarms.org

Louis Armstrong’s Birthday Bash

August 3, 2014 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm at Salisbury House and Gardens
4025 Tonawanda Drive

Celebrate the life and work of Louis Armstrong with a family-friendly afternoon of live jazzat Salisbury House. Picnics are welcome and snacks and drinks will be available for purchase.

Tickets are $25 Standard Admission, $22.50 Members and $15 Students. Please call 515-274-1777 or visit www.salisburyhouse.org.

 

Music in the Junction

August 7, 2014 - 5:30 pm at Railroad Park
Valley Junction

Music in the Junction (part of the Valley Junction Farmers Market) will feature Burning Down the House this week.

www.valleyjunction.com

Victorian Birthday

August 9, 2014 - 9:00 am - 4:00 pm at Living History Farms
11121 Hickman Rd

You’re invited to an 1875 Victorian birthday party at the Flynn Mansion! Upon your arrival visit the parlor to sign the birthday girl’s autograph book or leave a poem in her scrapbook. Look around at the birthday decorations on the main floor and be sure to explore the boys’ and girls’ bedrooms upstairs to discover the clothing, toys, and daily life of a privileged Victorian child. Make a party favor to take home, partake in a game of croquet, and enjoy a sweet party treat in the side yard. www.LivingHistoryFarms.org

Global Greens Farmers Market

August 9, 2014 - 10:30 am - 2:00 pm at LSI (Lutheran Services in Iowa)
3200 University Ave

Global Greens Farmers Market features fruits and vegetables grown by displaced farmers who have resettled in Iowa. This market is the latest development in LSI’s (Lutheran Services in Iowa) Global Greens program, which connects individuals with refugee status to community gardens and provides intensive training for those who seek to become small business farmers. Most of the farmers participating originally hail from Burma (Myanmar), Bhutan and Burundi. The market also features activities and crafts for children, as well as various cultural entertainment throughout the season. EBT, WIC and senior vouchers accepted. For more information, contact Minah Yang at 515.271.7351 or visit www.LSIowa.org.

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