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The Miracle Worker

January 16, 2015 - February 1, 2015 - All Day at Des Moines Playhouse
831 42nd Street

www.dmplayhouse.com

This classic drama is the story of Annie Sullivan and her student, blind and mute Helen Keller. Trapped in a secret, silent world, unable to communicate, Helen is violent, spoiled, almost sub-human, and treated by her family as such. Only Annie realizes that there is a mind and spirit waiting to be rescued from the dark, tortured silence.

Snowball Softball Tournament

January 24, 2015 - February 1, 2015 - All Day at Greater Des Moines Softball Complex
4980 NE 46th Street

www.dmparks.org

This 22nd annual 12″ slow-pitch softball tournament is a double elimination tournament until the championship game for both coed and men’s divisions. Games will be played at several City of Des Moines league softball fields. Cost is $105 per team. The coed tournament will be held Saturday, January 24 and Sunday, January 25. Men’s tournament will be Saturday, January 31 and Sunday, February 1. For more information, please email Tim Smith at tasmith@dmgov.org

Kinky Boots: Willis Broadway Series

January 27, 2015 - February 1, 2015 - All Day at Des Moines Civic Center
221 Walnut Street

www.desmoinesperformingarts.org

Energy vs Rio Grande Valley

January 27, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 3rd st

IA Energy vs Rio Grande Valley

January 27, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 3rd st

Iowa Pork Congress

January 28, 2015 - January 29, 2015 - All Day at Iowa Events Center
730 3rd st

www.iowaporkcongress.org/

Book Worms

January 29, 2015 - 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm at Cafe Diem
2005 S Ankeny Blvd, Ste 800

www.polkcountyiowa.gov/conservation/calendar/?mojaba-redirect=N

Join our book club with PCC Naturalist, Heidi Anderson, for an engaging discussion once a month. This month we’ll be discussing Last Child in the Woods by Richard Louv. Pre-registration required; deadline is January 26. Fee: $5, includes coffee and cookies. Sponsored by the Great Outdoors Foundation. Go to website to register.

Iowa Wild vs Grand Rapids

January 29, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 3rd st

DM Oak Leafs Hockey vs DM Capitals

January 29, 2015 - 8:00 pm at Metro Ice Sports Facility
5100 72nd Street

Hairball Concert

January 30, 2015 - 12:00 am at Iowa State Fairgrounds – Jacobson Exhibition Center
E 30th Street & E University Avenue

www.iowastatefairgrounds.org/event-calendar/concerts/

Hairball in concert at the Iowa State Fairgrounds.

Iowa Blues Winter Blues Fest 2015 – Hall of Fame Night

January 30, 2015 - January 31, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Des Moines Marriott Downtown
700 Grand Avenue

www.cibs.org

Iowa Wild vs Hamilton

January 30, 2015 - January 31, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 3rd st

’80s Prom Dance Party

January 30, 2015 - 8:00 pm at Wooly’s
504 East Locust Street

www.woolysdm.com

With music by Burning Down the House

Jeanne Robertson Fabulously Funny Tour

January 30, 2015 - 8:00 pm at Hoyt Sherman Place
1501 Woodland Avenue

www.hoytsherman.org

Jeanne Robertson is a professional speaker who specializes in hilarious humor based on her life experiences. Speaking to thousands of people annually, she utilizes her positively funny style to illustrate that a sense of humor is much more than a laughing matter. It is a strategy for success.

Blue Ribbon Bacon Festival 2015: Baconmania VIII

January 31, 2015 - All Day at Iowa Events Center
730 Third Street

General Admission $45

www.blueribbonbaconfestival.com

Andre Watts/Piano

January 31, 2015 - 6:30 pm at Drake University – Sheslow Auditorium in Old Main
2507 University Ave

www.civicmusic.org/concerts/andre-watts/

Andre Watts burst upon the music world at the age of 16 when Leonard Bernstein chose him to make his debut with the New York Philharmonic in their Young People’s Concerts, broadcast nationwide on CBS-TV.

Energy vs Oklahoma City

January 31, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 3rd st

IA Energy vs Oklahoma City

January 31, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 3rd st

IA Energy vs Fort Wayne

February 7, 2015 - 7:00 pm at Wells Fargo Arena
730 3rd st

IA Energy vs Sioux Falls

February 10, 2015 - 10:30 am at Wells Fargo Arena
730 3rd st

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