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Lunch N Laughs: “Winnie the Pooh: Piglet Takes A Bath”

Date
December 15 - 11:00 a.m.
Location
CAP Theatre 201 1st Ave S Altoona, IA 50009
Event For
Preschool to Elementary
Cost
$16 adults, $10 children
Organization
CAP Theatre
Contact
CAP Theatre
Phone
515-967-7950
Information
Join us for lunch and performances of "Winnie-the-Pooh: Piglet Takes A Bath" three Saturdays in December: Dec. 1, 8, and 15, 2018. Suggested ages are 4 year olds to adults! Tickets just $10 for children and $16 for adults. Doors open at 11:00 am. Lunch starts at 11:20 am. Performance at noon and done by one!

Lifeguard Certification Course

Date
March 30 (all day)
Location
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Event For
High School
Organization
YMCA of Greater Des Moines
Contact
Ann Peterson
Phone
515-471-8509
Information
Multiple courses offered to earn a lifeguard certification or recertify existing lifeguards.

Camp Fire Winter Programs

Date
March 1 (all day)
Location
Drop off location: 5615 Hickman Rd Des Moines, IA 50310
Event For
grades K-12
Cost
$37/day for School Day Off programs (other prices vary)
Organization
Camp Fire Heart of Iowa
Contact
Arika Graybill
Phone
515-274-1501
Information
Camp Fire is an all inclusive, youth development non-profit. We run programs for youth of all ages. With overnights, day camps, middle school programs, and a ski trip, we have something for everybody! Please consider the flyer to see the many programs that we are offering this winter!

Middle School Ski Trip!

Date
February 23 - 6:00 p.m.
Location
Drop off location: 5615 Hickman Rd Des Moines, IA 50310
Event For
grades 5-10
Cost
$85 per child
Organization
Camp Fire Heart of Iowa
Contact
Arika Graybill
Phone
515-274-1501
Information
Join us for an overnight trip up to Seven Oaks Recreation for the Outrageous Ski Trip! Price includes transportation, rental fees, meals, and snacks. Cost does not include helmet rental. Campers may bring additional money to spend at concessions.

Heartland Youth Choir Open Rehearsals

Date
January 22 (all day)
Location
Windsor Heights Lutheran Church - 1240 66th St, Windsor Heights, Iowa
Event For
grades K-12
Organization
Heartland Youth Choir
Contact
Kim Novy
Phone
515-221-3922
Information
Heartland Youth Choir is holding open rehearsals for singers in grades K-12. This is a great opportunity for students who are interested in exploring their love of music beyond the school setting. Please see the attached flyer for dates and times!

Kidsfest

Date
January 19 (all day)
Location
Iowa State Fairgrounds Varied Industries Building
Event For
all ages
Cost
$7.50
Organization
Children and Families of Iowa
Phone
515-697-7961
Information
Children & Families of Iowa's Kidsfest, presented by Veridian Credit Union, is about families, fun, and building bright futures for Iowa kids. Enjoy superheroes, kid-friendly exhibitors, free entertainment, and activities.

New Year’s Eve Overnight

Date
December 31 - 4:30 p.m.
Location
Drop off location: 5615 Hickman Rd Des Moines, IA 50310
Event For
Grades K-12
Cost
$70 per child for the overnight only OR $95 per child for day camp and the overnight
Organization
Camp Fire Heart of Iowa
Contact
Arika Graybill
Phone
515-274-1501
Information
Come party with us this New Year's Eve! We will be bringing in 2019 in style at Camp Hantesa! Stay up late, dance, play games, and much more. (Meals and snacks provided.) Drop off at our Des Moines location between 4:30 and 5:30 p.m., and pick up on Jan. 1 at 10:30 a.m.

Matinees at the Museum

Date
December 28 (all day)
Location
State Historical Museum of Iowa
Event For
Grades K-12
Cost
Free
Organization
State Historical Museum of Iowa
Contact
Jeff Morgan
Phone
515-281-5111
Information
Warm up this winter break at the State Historical Museum of Iowa with free films from two Iowa directors and tours of the "Hollywood in the Heartland" exhibition. The fun begins Dec. 27 with the screening of "Big Hero 6" (PG) and continues Dec. 28 with "Avengers: Infinity War" (PG-13).

Courage League Sports—Merry Fit-Mas Camp

Date
December 28 (all day)
Location
4405 121st St., Urbandale, IA 50323
Event For
all students
Cost
Members - FREE; Non-Members - $20
Organization
Courage League Sports
Contact
Porshia Perkins
Phone
515-421-4022
Information
When kids are out of school for winter break, it can be a recipe for going stir crazy! CLS is here to help! Come to our two-day holiday clinic offering a variety of large movement activities for toddlers to teenagers.

West Des Moines Soccer Club Spring Recreational League

Date
February 28 (all day)
Location
Raccoon River Soccer Fields
Event For
all ages
Organization
West Des Moines Soccer Club
Contact
Traci Froehlich
Information
Join one of our recreational soccer leagues for players born between 2004 and 2015. Register for 4U Mini-Kickers, 5U/6U Cubs, 7U/8U Pre-Academy, and 9U - 15U Recreational teams! No 16U+ teams available in spring.