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Annual ‘Trick or Treat Path’ coming to downtown Des Moines on Oct. 31

Annual ‘Trick or Treat Path’ coming to downtown Des Moines on Oct. 31

Bring your ghouls and goblins out for a family-friendly free event – the annual ‘Trick or Treat Path’ – in downtown Des Moines on Tuesday, Oct. 31, from 3 – 6 p.m. Presented by Destination... [Read more]

Des Moines’ annual ‘Trick-or-Treat Path’ will be Monday, Oct. 31

Des Moines’ annual ‘Trick-or-Treat Path’ will be Monday, Oct. 31

Little ghouls and goblins will be out on Marine View Drive near 7th Ave S. from 3 – 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 31, as they Trick-or-Treat through Des Moines businesses. This is a FREE, safe trick-or-treating... [Read more]

Chill out – ‘Winter Wonderland’ runs Dec. 28 – 31 at Mount Rainier Pool

Chill out – ‘Winter Wonderland’ runs Dec. 28 – 31 at Mount Rainier Pool

Parents: We heard you! After the Ho Ho Hos die down after Christmas, the rest of Winter Break often becomes just Ho-Hum. That’s why your Mount Rainier Pool is hosting four days of wet, wild fun between... [Read more]

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Trick or Treat Fest on Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church holding Trick or Treat Fest on Saturday

Des Moines United Methodist Church will be holding a Halloween Trick or Treat Festival from 3 – 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct 31. Decorated tables and games to enjoy. The event, which is free and open... [Read more]

2nd ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ added to Mt. Rainier Pool this Sunday, Oct. 25

2nd ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ added to Mt. Rainier Pool this Sunday, Oct. 25

A second ‘Pumpkin Plunge’ has been added at Mt. Rainier Pool on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015, starting at 3 p.m. “Hurry! Space is limited (we must have enough guards on hand to assure your safety)” Children... [Read more]

Spring Egg Hunt will be Saturday, March 30 at Des Moines Beach Park

Spring Egg Hunt will be Saturday, March 30 at Des Moines Beach Park

A ‘Spring Egg Hunt’ will be held at Des Moines Beach Park on Saturday, March 30 from 9 a.m. – 10 a.m., with “prizes for every child,” according to an announcement…

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser – Saltwater Cafe, in Saltwater State Park!

Welcome Our Latest Advertiser – Saltwater Cafe, in Saltwater State Park!

Saltwater Cafe Owner Daxa Sabhaya, right, serves US Forest Ranger John Johnson. Meet Daxa Sabhaya, owner of new Advertiser Saltwater Cafe, located in a unique, historic building at the shore’s edge... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Urs and Crafs.

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Urs and Crafs.

by Dave Markwell The day began as a dud and pretty much held its course firm. The rain did not stop. In fact, at times it conjured up grainy images of the Gilligan’s Island opening when the Minnow was... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Sand Dollars

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Sand Dollars

by Dave Markwell Last night, I had an opportunity to tell a story. It is a story that has been often told and has different versions, but resonates with me every time I hear it. Here is a version of the... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Good Wins

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Good Wins

by Dave Markwell I started writing today about lots of bad news. It seems that horror stories have dominated the headlines recently. Terrible tragedies and bad people doing bad things are the big stories.... [Read more]

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Beer Smarts

FEEL GOOD FRIDAY: Beer Smarts

by Dave Markwell Last week, my buddy Dan informed me that I was the only person he knew who actually sounded smarter after a few beers. I’m not sure if he meant this as a compliment, but I took it as... [Read more]