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Star Party at Ewing Park

December 13, 2014 - 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm at

Experience the Out-of-this-World-Space-Observation – SCI is having a Star Party!  Join SCI staff at Ewing Park and observe the Moon, planets and other celestial objects! SCI staff will set up several telescopes for you to use. This event is free to the public.  This event is in partnership with City of Des Moines Park and Recreation the Des Moines Astronomical Society (DMAS).

Iowa Wild Vs. Adirondack

December 14, 2014 - 3:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 3rd st

Iowa Wild vs. Rockford

December 16, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 3rd st

Danu-A Christmas Gathering

December 16, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Stephens Auditorium
Lincoln way & University Blvd

Musical celebrations on Christmas and Wren’s Day have been part of Irish tradition for hundreds of years. Hailing from historic county Waterford, the award-winning Danu brings together virtuoso players on fiddle, flute, accordion and percussion. Add the gorgeous voice of Muireann Nic Amhlaoibh and amazing guest dances, and the result is a truly memorable traditional Irish Christmas.

DRAKE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL VS Northwestern College

December 18, 2014 - 11:00 am at Drake University Knapp Center
2601 Forest Ave

DRAKE WOMEN’S BASKETBALL VS Northwestern College

Sister Act

December 18, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Stephens Auditorium
Lincoln Way & University Blvd

In this crowd-pleasing musical based on the hit film, a wannabe diva on the run finds an unlikely ‘sisterhood.’ Nominated for five Tony Awards in 2011 and featuring original music by eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, Little Shop of Horrors), Sister Act tells the story of Deloris Van Cartier, whose life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in the last place anyone would think to look-a convent! Under the suspicious watch of Mother Superior, Deloris helps her fellow sisters find their voices as she unexpectedly rediscovers her own in a sparkling tribute to the universal power of friendship.

Des Moines Bucs VS Waterloo

December 19, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Des Moines Buccaneers Hockey Team
7201 Hickman Road

Des Moines Bucs VS Waterloo

Energy vs Grand Rapids

December 19, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 3rd st

IA Energy vs Grand Rapids

December 19, 2014 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 3rd st

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MORE 104 Presents Mannheim Steamroller

December 19, 2014 - 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm at Des Moines Civic Center
221 Walnut Street

MANNHEIM STEAMROLLER will present the best the holiday has to offer this season. The group will perform live for two performances only at the Des Moines Civic Center on Friday, Dec. 19 at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 20 at 2:00 p.m.

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