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May 1 American Cancer Society Coaches v. Cancer Gala
The American Cancer Society teams up with the four Division I men's basketball coaches from our state to host the 8th annual Coaches vs. Cancer Kentucky Derby Gala. The event brings together over 450 supporters all dedicated to the mission of the American Cancer Society.
May 7 Iowa SMART Economic Development Conference
The 30th annual Iowa SMART Conference is Iowa's premiere economic development conference. It attracts approximately 500 economic development professionals, business leaders, chamber of commerce executives, community leaders, elected officials and other board members who influence economic development and public policy issues statewide and in their own communities. It includes general sessions, workshops and networking opportunities.
May 13 University of Iowa School of Social Work Des Moines Center Commencement Ceremony
Ceremony, 7 p.m. - 8 p.m., followed by a reception.
May 15-17 2015 US Women's National Junior Olympic Championships
Showcasing the country's top Level 10 Junior Olympic Gymnasts
“The Junior Olympic National Championships is the pinnacle of the women’s Level 10 season,” said Luan Peszek, vice president of women’s gymnastics for USA Gymnastics. “Competing in this event is the highlight of most of these gymnasts’ careers, and fans and spectators will be treated to some great gymnastics during the three days.”
May 30 An Amazon Adventure with the Kratt Brothers
support for the Wild Kratts has been provided by Blank Children's Hospital Unity Point Health
Friends of IPTV is hosting a fun-filled day with the Kratt Brothers! On May 30 at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines, Wild Kratts’ Martin and Chris Kratt will host two 30-minute shows, one at 10 a.m. and one at 2 p.m. This event is SOLD OUT.
Jun 10-11 2015 NAHCA Conference
This two-day conference and "Key to Quality" Awards Banquet are second to none and NAHCA will celebrate it's 20th anniversary with the best conference yet. This years theme is, "CNAs, The Warriors of Long Term Care".
Jun 12-14 Wizard World Comic Con Des Moines
Friday, June 12, 2015 – 3pm - 8pm
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 10am - 7pm
Sunday, June 14, 2015 - 11am - 5pm
Jun 19 MCC59: O'Brien vs Howser
ERIC HOWSER vs TJ O’BRIEN – Featherweight Championship
Featuring Timmy Gorman at Flyweight (125 lbs)
Jun 22-23 Iowa ASCD: Ensure Learning for Each and All
Join educators from across Iowa as they learn from Dr. Bob Marzano and other national and state wide experts to increase success of Iowa kids.
Jun 25-28 Lutheran Women's Missionary League Convention
Lutheran Women's Missionary League Convention.
Sep 19 Des Moines Women's Expo
Returning again is Iowa's premier expo for women. Enjoy a day of pampering, shopping, fashions, and food.
Oct 7-9 2015 Iowa SHRM State Conference / HR HeRoes
Attendees will benefit from the insight and knowledge of breakout HR and business speakers, networking opportunities with other HR professionals and the chance to meet vendors to learn about various products and services that will help make your job as an HR professional a bit easier!
Nov 7 16th National Annual Fall Gala
16th Annual Fall Gala benefiting the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
Dec 5 UCA Hawkeye Championship
This is a regional qualifying event! Teams who qualify will compete at the 2016 NHSCC.
Mar 24 Iowa Prayer Breakfast
Dr. Alveda King, niece of the late Martin Luther King, is our guest speaker.
Mar 30-Apr 3 Talent On Parade
Des Moines Regional Competition
Join us for the Talent On Parade 19th season of competition! A fun, family-oriented competition that runs on time!