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Sunday, July 07, 2013 at 7:00:00 PM - Friday, August 09, 2013 at 11:59:00 PM
Greater Des Moines Softball Complex, 4980 NE 46th Street and Savage Softball Complex, 2601 Hubbell Avenue
Register now for men's and women's slow-pitch adult fall softball leagues. Teams play a 7 game schedule starting August 26, 2013. The team entry fee is $185.00, and is due at time of application. Entries must be received by Wednesday, August 14.
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Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 7:00:00 PM - Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 11:59:00 PM
Des Moines Parks and Recreation has opened registration for Co-ed Youth Flag Football, a program of NFL Play60. Children in grades 1-6 are welcome to participate. They will learn the basics of footbal in a fun, recreatinoal atmosphere, endorsed by the NFL. The registration fee for the eight week football program is $50 per child or $500 per team. The fee includes an NFL replica team jersey, with all other game equipment provided. Mail your entries to Des Moines Parks and Recreation, 3226 University Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50311 by 5:00 on July 26.
Activities designed to teach terminology and sailing skills. Classes cover topics ranging from rigging a boat, knot tying, stopping and starting a boat, leaving and returning to the beach or dock, tacking and jibing, capsize and overboard recovery. All classes are taught by a certified US Sailing Instructor and a Certificate of Completion will be awarded at the end of this class, which enables a student to rent a small boat and feel confident to sail on their own. Cost is $225 which includes workbook, boat rental and lifejacket. Registration deadline for each session is 1 week prior to start date. After registering, students will be directed to complete additional medical and emergency forms by visiting the Sailing School's website at: www.sycss.org.Class times vary: Fri: 5-8PM; Sat & Sun: 9PM-4PM.
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Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 6:00:00 PM
Simon Estes Riverwalk Amphitheater
Breezy, star-dusted summer nights to grab festive picnics, wine plus friends, family or someone special for a FREE night of amazing professional entertainment on the mosquito-free Riverwalk with Shakesperience Festival and Shakespeare-Under-the-Stars: stories that have been hits for 400 years! 2013 Mainstage show is ISE's The Passion of Othello, the gripping tale of May-December romance undone by aFren-emy. Lavish period costumes, live music and dance, special effects – its the Shakespeare you can relate to! Thursday-Sunday July 18-21, Simon Estes Riverwalk Amphitheater. Gates 6pm for Picnics and Wine/Gelato Tent, Show at 8pm. FREE, but fabulous VIP Tent or Cabaret seats are available at Midwestix.com. Raindate Monday July 22. So - PLAY outside: summer beckons – and These Nights Speak to you! For Rain plans and more, see IowaShakespeare.org!
Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 7:00:00 PM - Friday, August 23, 2013 at 11:59:00 PM
Ashfield Park (E 18th & Lyon)
Register now for men's or women's adult flag football leagues. Teams play a 7 game schedule starting Tuesday, September 3, 2013. The team registration fee is $200.00, and is due at time of application. Teams must provide their own flags. Entries must be received by Friday, August 23.
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