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Des Moines Moms Family Events August 2017 Guide

A Des Moines Moms Guide to August 2017

Summer is in full swing! From the Iowa State Fair to the National Balloon Classic, there are so many great family activities going on in August! Make the most of the final weeks of summer before school starts with some of these family friendly events around Des Moines this month. Send us an email if we […]

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yess duck derby

Family Fun at the Duck Derby to Benefit YESS on Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

You won’t want to miss the quack-tacular 8th Annual YESS Duck Derby presented by Des Moines Plastic Surgery, IA: David Robbins, M.D.! The fun starts at Noon at Jordan Creek Town Center, when you and your friends and family can enjoy FREE entertainment, kids’ activities, and food samples from Jordan Creek-area restaurants. At 2:00pm, thousands […]

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The Royal Ballet of Iowa Presents The Snow Queen Saturday, December 6, 2014

The Royal Ballet of Iowa Presents The Snow Queen Saturday, December 6, 2014

The Royal Ballet of Iowa is honored to announce the upcoming production of The Snow Queen — the perfect event for a date night, family time, or a special Mommy & Me treat! This ballet is FUN, magical, beautiful, touching, and impressive! You will be taken on a journey throughout the performance and fall in love with the characters […]

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Disney on Ice at Wells Fargo Arena, Nov. 26-30, 2014

Disney on Ice is at Wells Fargo Arena this Thanksgiving weekend! Learn about showtimes, how to buy tickets, and get your family there for some fun! About the Show: Rev up for non-stop fun with four of your favorite Disney stories when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy Presented by Stonyfield YoKids Organic Yogurt comes to Des Moines!  Thrill to high-speed stunts […]

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Iowa State Fair, Family Fun, Field Trip, Things to Do

A Different Kind of “Trip” to the Iowa State Fair

It’s not too many years ago that I would have told you I’d never been to a State Fair in my life. In the last several years since being introduced to the “amazingly amusing” Iowa State Fair, I’ve experienced it in a number of ways: as the freshman Fair-goer getting sick on fried food, as […]

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Iowa State Fair Field Trip Program

Iowa State Fair Field Trip Program: Fun, Kid-Friendly, Hands-On Learning + GIVEAWAY

As the mom of a family that loves to learn, I was more than ready to say, “Yes!” when the Iowa State Fair contacted me about partnering with them to help promote their field trips. We love to experience the Fair every summer, and doing so more purposefully this year with a little help from […]

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