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Here’s the schedule for the 4th of July ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’

Here’s the schedule for the 4th of July ‘Fireworks Over Des Moines’

Here’s the schedule and info for the 4th of July Celebration with Fireworks Over Des Moines on Wednesday, July 4, 2018: Family Friendly day of fun in celebration of the 4th of July Independence... [Read more]

VIDEO: Community celebrates nation’s first UFO & ‘Man In Black’ sighting

VIDEO: Community celebrates nation’s first UFO & ‘Man In Black’ sighting

Hosted in Des Moines by the Woodmont Country Club, the Maury Island Incident Historical Society’s Annual 2018 Meeting was highlighted recently with a solstice-sunset bonfire and “burning of the saucer,”... [Read more]

‘Smoke on the Water’ Community BBQ fireworks fundraiser will be Wed., July 11

‘Smoke on the Water’ Community BBQ fireworks fundraiser will be Wed., July 11

Destination Des Moines’ 2018 ‘Smoke on the Water’ Community BBQ – a fundraiser for the city’s 4th of July Fireworks – will be held from 5–7 p.m. on Wednesday, July 11 at... [Read more]

New ‘Art in the Park’ Art Market will be featured at 2018 Waterland Festival

New ‘Art in the Park’ Art Market will be featured at 2018 Waterland Festival

Des Moines’ annual Waterland Festival will be adding ‘Art in the Park’ to this year’s lineup. The two-day art market, “Art in the Park,” will be at the 2018 Fest on July 21 and... [Read more]

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

Highline Public Schools graduating seniors celebrate with Russell Wilson

On Friday (June 8), Highline Public Schools threw a long-bomb touchdown of a party for graduating seniors, who jammed the Museum of Flight in Tukwila to celebrate their milestone with none other than Seattle... [Read more]

Hundreds pack Mel Olson Stadium for Highline Bears; Friday game CANCELLED

Hundreds pack Mel Olson Stadium for Highline Bears; Friday game CANCELLED

UPDATE: Unfortunately, tonight’s Highline Bears game against the North Sound Emeralds has been CANCELLED due to rain. “Although our infield is artificial turf, our outfield has a hard time... [Read more]

Des Moines Gospel Chapel holding witty Father’s Day performance June 17

Des Moines Gospel Chapel holding witty Father’s Day performance June 17

Des Moines Gospel Chapel will be holding a witty performance by Actor/Storyteller Chuck Neighbors – a Christian actor and storyteller – at their church on Sunday, June 17 at 11 a.m. for Father’s... [Read more]

REMINDER: Outdoor Sculpture Gallery Opening Celebration is this Saturday

REMINDER: Outdoor Sculpture Gallery Opening Celebration is this Saturday

REMINDER: The 2018-2020 Outdoor Sculpture Gallery Opening Celebration will be this Saturday, June 2 at 11 a.m. at the Des Moines Marina during Opening Day of the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market. The... [Read more]

REMINDER: Burien Pride is this weekend & here’s the lineup!

REMINDER: Burien Pride is this weekend & here’s the lineup!

REMINDER: The second annual Burien Pride celebration will take place this weekend, with the main event at Town Square Park on Saturday, June 2, 2018 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. with FREE admission to the... [Read more]

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market opens this coming Saturday, June 2!

Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market opens this coming Saturday, June 2!

It’s happening this coming Saturday, June 2 – the Des Moines Waterfront Farmers Market will be opening for the 2018 season at the north marina parking lot at 10 a.m., and will run until 2 p.m.! “Come... [Read more]

Mount Rainier High School celebrates successful musicians

Mount Rainier High School celebrates successful musicians

Mount Rainier High School is celebrating its saxophone quintet – Matthew Benedict, Nghia Nguyen, Liem Nguyen, Ian Benedict, and Jessica Kleebauer – who qualified for the Washington Music Educators’s... [Read more]

‘Flute Dialogues’ will be at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday

‘Flute Dialogues’ will be at Des Moines United Methodist Church this Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be presenting ‘Flute Dialogues’ this Saturday, May 19, featuring Luisa and Alysa, two professional flute-players from Los Angeles. Steven Luksan will... [Read more]

Celebrate improvements to Parkside Park on Thursday, May 17

Celebrate improvements to Parkside Park on Thursday, May 17

COME JOIN THE CELEBRATION! Parkside Park on Thursday, May 17 at 3:30 p.m. South 244th Street & 25th Avenue South You are invited! Improvements include: New Walkways Outdoor Fitness Sports Court Seating... [Read more]

Spring edition of the Waterland Wine & Art Walk is this Saturday, May 12

Spring edition of the Waterland Wine & Art Walk is this Saturday, May 12

The Spring edition of the Waterland Wine & Art Walk will be from Noon – 4 p.m. this Saturday, May 12. Tickets can be purchased in advance for $20, or for $25 on the day of the event. Advance tickets... [Read more]

Big Picture Senior’s ‘Low Tide Music Festival’ coming to Beach Park June 2

Big Picture Senior’s ‘Low Tide Music Festival’ coming to Beach Park June 2

Poster by Anna Moore As his Senior Project, Big Picture High School student Alex Heindel is producing the ‘Low Tide Music Festival,’ an all ages, FREE music festival in the Des Moines Beach... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Habitat Auction is Saturday, April 28

Des Moines United Methodist Church’s Habitat Auction is Saturday, April 28

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a Habitat Auction this coming Saturday, April 28: Doors open at 10 a.m. to preview/bid on hundreds of silent auction items. First table closes at 6:05... [Read more]

Outdoor Sculpture Gallery Opening Celebration will be Saturday, June 2

Outdoor Sculpture Gallery Opening Celebration will be Saturday, June 2

SAVE THE DATE: Celebrate the new sculptures in the City of Des Moines with the Des Monies Arts Commission at an Opening Celebration on Saturday, June 2. New sculptures will be celebrated during Opening... [Read more]

Let’s Play! Citywide Park Play Area Open House will be Wednesday, April 25

Let’s Play! Citywide Park Play Area Open House will be Wednesday, April 25

All are cordially invited to see and comment on the exciting new Play Area Designs for our Des Moines Neighborhood Parks at the Let’s Play! Citywide Park Play Area Open House on Wednesday, April 25. This... [Read more]

The next ‘Pitch Pit’ Screenwriting Competition will be this Friday, April 13

The next ‘Pitch Pit’ Screenwriting Competition will be this Friday, April 13

The next “Pitch Pit” Screenwriting Competition will be this Friday, April 13, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at Create!, located at 216 W. Gowe Street in the Kent Arts District. Here’s how it... [Read more]

Earth Day Celebration will be at Saltwater State Park on Sunday, April 22

Earth Day Celebration will be at Saltwater State Park on Sunday, April 22

An Earth Day Celebration will be held on Sunday, April 22 at Saltwater State Park in Des Moines. Earth Day is a time to enjoy the wonders of nature, and Saltwater State Park is providing a “Free... [Read more]