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Hunger Action Month      9/1/2014 12:00:00 AM
515-564-0330
2220 E. 17th Street, Des Moines
Beginning Sept. 1, the Food Bank of Iowa and other food banks in the Feeding America network, will kick off Hunger Action Month by holding events to inspire people to take action to help the millions of people who are food insecure in the United States. To learn more about Hunger Action Month, please visit www.foodbankiowa.org or www.hungeractionmonth.org.
Hunger Action Month      9/2/2014 12:00:00 AM
515-564-0330
2220 E. 17th Street, Des Moines
Beginning Sept. 1, the Food Bank of Iowa and other food banks in the Feeding America network, will kick off Hunger Action Month by holding events to inspire people to take action to help the millions of people who are food insecure in the United States. To learn more about Hunger Action Month, please visit www.foodbankiowa.org or www.hungeractionmonth.org.
Hunger Action Month      9/3/2014 12:00:00 AM
515-564-0330
2220 E. 17th Street, Des Moines
Beginning Sept. 1, the Food Bank of Iowa and other food banks in the Feeding America network, will kick off Hunger Action Month by holding events to inspire people to take action to help the millions of people who are food insecure in the United States. To learn more about Hunger Action Month, please visit www.foodbankiowa.org or www.hungeractionmonth.org.

(515)278-5286
11121 Hickman Road, Urbandale
Offered twice: Wed, Aug. 27, and Wed, Sept. 3, 2014. Homeschoolers are always welcome at Living History Farms! During the events on these two days, explore how food and nutrition have been a constant in history, from too little food to too much. Discover the impact that changes in technology had on how people produced, prepared, and preserved food that people ate. Learn also about how technology changed the tasks people did. Special demonstrations each day will allow you to learn about food and nutrition in history. How many calories do you burn off playing checkers vs. printing with a foot-powered press? How many horsepower does your body generate, compared to a tractor or car? How long does it take to turn cream into butter, or to cook in an open hearth vs. a microwave? Pre-registration is required: www.LivingHistoryFarms.org.
Hunger Action Month      9/4/2014 12:00:00 AM
515-564-0330
2220 E. 17th Street, Des Moines
Beginning Sept. 1, the Food Bank of Iowa and other food banks in the Feeding America network, will kick off Hunger Action Month by holding events to inspire people to take action to help the millions of people who are food insecure in the United States. To learn more about Hunger Action Month, please visit www.foodbankiowa.org or www.hungeractionmonth.org.
Hunger Action Month      9/5/2014 12:00:00 AM
515-564-0330
2220 E. 17th Street, Des Moines
Beginning Sept. 1, the Food Bank of Iowa and other food banks in the Feeding America network, will kick off Hunger Action Month by holding events to inspire people to take action to help the millions of people who are food insecure in the United States. To learn more about Hunger Action Month, please visit www.foodbankiowa.org or www.hungeractionmonth.org.
Take A Chance On Me Fashion Show      9/5/2014 6:00:00 PM
800-325-9015
1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona
The ARL Fashion Show is getting a new look and new format, but the same opportunity to support homeless pets! This fabulous couture fashion show will dazzle everyone who attends. It will feature the rescued pets of local people you will know, plus ARL pets available for adoption. All of the animals will be wearing luxurious, stylish and original clothing and accessories designed by two local entrepreneurs and will accompanied down the “animal walk” by their owners or celebrity handlers. Stay tuned for more details - this is an event you will not want to miss! For sponsorship information, contact Stephanie Filer at sfiler@arl-iowa.org or (515) 473-9116. Register: Please go to the Event Website to register for this event! Thank you for your interest!
Take A Chance on Me Fashin Show      9/5/2014 6:00:00 PM
1 Prairie Meadows Dr., Altoona
The ARL Fashion Show is getting a new look and new format, but the same opportunity to support homeless pets! This fabulous couture fashion show will dazzle everyone who attends. It will feature the rescued pets of local people you will know, plus ARL pets available for adoption. All of the animals will be wearing luxurious, stylish and original clothing and accessories and will accompanied down the “animal walk” by their owners or celebrity handlers. Tickets are $40 each ($50 after August 15). This is a kid-friendly event. Business-casual or cocktail attire.
Hunger Action Month      9/6/2014 12:00:00 AM
515-564-0330
2220 E. 17th Street, Des Moines
Beginning Sept. 1, the Food Bank of Iowa and other food banks in the Feeding America network, will kick off Hunger Action Month by holding events to inspire people to take action to help the millions of people who are food insecure in the United States. To learn more about Hunger Action Month, please visit www.foodbankiowa.org or www.hungeractionmonth.org.
Director of Marketing and Communications      9/6/2014 10:00:00 AM
515-309-2396
Ankeny
German-themed bike ride benefiting Easter Seals Iowa will be held September 6, beginning at the Ankeny firehouse at 10 a.m. and following the High Trestle Trail to the Flat Tire Lounge in Madrid. The ride features entertainment by the Nadas at the Flat Tire Lounge, German food and beverages and raffle prizes including a BMW bike and kit donated by European Motorcars. The $50 registration fee includes a dri fit t-shirt. Register at www.fahrrad2014.com or contact Allison Piazza at 515-309-9774 or apiazza@eastersealsia.org for additional information. Support provided by Bike World, Hessen Haus and Hair of the Dawg. (Fahrrad translates as bicycle in German!) Easter Seals Iowa provides exceptional services to ensure people with disabilities or special needs and their families have equal opportunities to live, learn, work and play in their communities. www.eastersealsia.org
Genealogical Proof Standard Class      9/6/2014 1:30:00 PM
515-276-0287
628 E Grand Ave, Des Moines
Do you want to start researching your family history? Get started on the right foot by taking classes at the Iowa Genealogical Society. Along with a free Beginning Genealogy class offered once a month, IGS will be offering a series of classes on Genealogical Proof Standard. Orientation for the GPS class is Sept. 6, 2014 at 1:30 p.m. at IGS. Call 515-276-0287 or check our website, www.iowagenealogy.org for more information.

Gatsby Gala      9/6/2014 6:00:00 PM
515-274-1777
4025 Tonawanda Drive, Des Moines
The 10th Annual Gatsby Gala features a 1920s era celebration staged atop the picturesque gardens of Salisbury House. This year's Gatsby Gala commemorates the 1923 best selling book The Tomb of Tutankhamen by Howard Carter. Adorn yourself in King Tut inspired costumes, 1920s era garb or cocktail attire and join us for a convivial evening of music, dancing, food and libations at the annual Salisbury House fundraiser. $150 Standard Admission and $100 for Young Professionals ages 21-35.

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