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Join Us for the Fifth Preschool Palooza

WDMCS Community Education’s Preschool Palooza will take place from 9:30 a.m. until noon on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017, at Hillside Elementary School, 713 Eighth St., West Des Moines, IA.

This free event is designed for children ages 2-6 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.

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

Organizations participating in Preschool Palooza include: Apple Tree Children’s Centers (Grand Avenue and Ashworth Road locations), Clive Public Library, Creekside Christian Preschool, City of Clive Fire Department, City of West Des Moines, Drake University Head Start, Heartland AEA 11, Midwest Inflatables, Music-n-Motion, Sacred Heart Preschool, Storybook Adventures, Tiger Cubs preschools, West Des Moines United Methodist Preschool, West Des Moines Public Library and Library Friends Foundation, and Windsor Heights Lions Club.

For a full listing of all activities, participants, and performers, please visit our website at