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Join Us for Preschool Palooza on Nov. 7, 2015

ced_preschool_palooza (8)WDMCS Community Education’s Preschool Palooza event will take place from 9:30 a.m. until noon on Saturday, November 7, 2015, at Hillside Elementary School, 713 Eighth St., West Des Moines, IA.

This free event is designed for children ages 2 to 6 and their grown-ups. Children will be able to play games, have their faces painted, jump in an inflatable, sing and dance with Music-n-Motion, listen to a story, explore a City of West Des Moines vehicle, and much more. Grown-ups will be able to talk with the WDMCS district staff about kindergarten registration, district and community preschool programs, nutrition, and transportation.


ced_preschool_palooza (7)Preschool directors and teachers who participate in the Statewide Voluntary Preschool Program (SVPP) will also be present.

Other organizations participating in Preschool Palooza include: Apple Tree Children’s Centers (Grand Avenue and Ashworth locations), Creekside Christian Preschool, City of West Des Moines, Drake University Head Start, Heartland AEA 11, Music-n-Motion, Sacred Heart Preschool, Storybook Adventures, Tiger Cubs Preschools, WDM United Methodist Preschool, WDM Public Library and Library Friends Foundation.
For a full listing of all activities, participants, and performers, please visit our website at