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Monday, February 01, 2016 at 1:00:00 PM - Sunday, April 03, 2016 at 1:00:00 PM
Greater Des Moines Softball Complex or Savage Softball Complex
Des Moines Parks and Recreation offers three different softball leagues: Men's Slow Pitch, Coed Slow Pitch, and Men's Fast Pitch.Cost $195-$450 depending on league and number of games.Register your team by April 3.
Monday, February 01, 2016 at 3:00:00 PM - Saturday, February 13, 2016 at 10:00:00 AM
--- Des Moines Parks and Recreation Department is teaming up with the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Fellowship Baptist Church (1503 SE 6th Street) on Saturday, February 13th to host “Bald Eagle Day” on the SE 6th Street Bridge. Between the hours of 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. there will be spotting scopes and people on the bridge to assist with viewing wild bald eagles and their nest located along the Des Moines River Trail. Inside the adjacent Fellowship Baptist Church, participants can enjoy presentations by Urbandale author, Ty Smedes at 10:30 and 12:30. Wildlife rehabilitation organization, Saving Our Avian Resources (SOAR) will present at 11:30 and 1:30 with a live education ambassador bald eagle and another guest education ambassador. SOAR will also be discussing the current hazards that bald eagles face in today’s environment and the steps taken when eagles are brought into wildlife rehabilitation.All ages are welcome and there will be children’s activities. The event is free and open to the public. For more information about this program, please contact Joel Van Roekel at JMVanRoekel@dmgov.org or 515-248-6369.
Joel Van Roekel at JMVanRoekel@dmgov.org or 515-248-6369.
Monday, February 01, 2016 at 3:00:00 PM - Sunday, April 10, 2016 at 3:00:00 PM
Greater Des Moines Sofrball Complex
Enjoy healthy recreation and get a 'kick' from revisiting a long time favorite game from your past in our Adult Kickball League. This recreational adult coed league begins play the first part of May with game times from 6:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m. each Wednesday. Coed teams field ten players (5 men/5 women) ages 18 and over and play a 7-game schedule, one game a week, at the Greater Des Moines Softball Complex (4980 NE 46th Street).
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 10:00:00 AM
Pioneer Columbus Community Center
Imagination Playschool allows kids 7 and under the chance to make new friends and play on all kinds of equipment: climbing tower, imagination playground, big wheels, play houses, tumbling mats, gymnastics (Thursdays) and a bounce house (Fridays). Program meets Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. New in 2015“Story Time”- Starting November 5, on Thursdays and Fridays from 9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m., kids four and under are invited for stories, songs, rhymes and dance. Cost is $2.50 and Imagination Playschool is included.“Creativity Coach” Starting November 5, Thursdays and Fridays from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., you and your child can dance and have guided play on the equipment and dance. Cost is $2.50 and Imagination Playschool cost included.
Barb Bakerblbaker@dmgov.org 248-6330
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 at 3:00:00 PM
Four Mile Community Center
Looking for something a little bit different to do on an early out day? Join in the snowshoe stomp Feb. 10 from 3:00 – 4:30pm at the Four Mile Community Center. Put on your cold weather gear and join in the fun. We will meet inside the community center, for gear and instructions then head outside to enjoy the snow. This program is free and geared to kids but parents are invited to join in the stomp. Space is limited and you must pre-register by calling Joel at 515 248-6369. Snowshoes and hot chocolate will be provided. If there is no snow the event will be cancelled. Register Here.
Joel Van Roekel, 515 248 6369
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