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RT @jaybyers: Ribbon cutting today for Lauridsen @DSMSkatepark in #DowntownDSM. Now the largest #skatepark in the US! @downtownDSMUSA @Polk…
Join us for a music therapy facilitated drumming class in the beautiful natural setting at Yellow Banks Park. This class allows participants to connect with the rhythms of nature via drums and other instruments.
The Lauridsen Skatepark will host a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Friday, May 7 at 4:30 p.m. to celebrate its grand opening. The Skatepark is the largest in the country and will open to the public in Greater Des Moines (DSM) in advance of hosting a national event later this month.
Perfect day to welcome hundreds of skateboarders to the new @DSMSkatepark! More photos of this exciting project to follow! #dsmusa #downtowndsmusa #catchdesmoines #dewtour
Explore the natural healing path of Shinrin Yoku or Japanese Forest bathing with Crystal Berkens or Brandy Case Haub, certified forest guides. This mindful walk will invite you to use your senses to enhance your well-being.
Do you have a young photographer in your family? Then head out to Thomas Mitchell Park with them from June 1 - June 30 to take photos of the landscape, wildlife, plants, flowers, or people outside enjoying nature and enter them to WIN!
Show your fellow community members that you care by getting your COVID-19 vaccine! The vaccination process is quick and easy. Plus, the COVID-19 vaccines are highly effective! Visit https://t.co/ScOBz6MywO to schedule your appointment today!
Celebrate National Love a Tree Day at Mally’s Park. We’ll discuss how to identify and measure trees followed by a tree scavenger hunt around the park.
Rep. Cindy Axne (IA-03) announced that, beginning today, restaurants in central and southwest Iowa are now eligible to apply for direct relief through the Restaurant Revitalization Fund.
A timelapse and updated look of the new @DSMSkatepark Join us Friday (5/7) for the grand opening ribbon cutting at 4:30! The park will close Sunday night at 10:30 and will reopen to the public on May 28th following the Tour’s Olympic Trial event.#catchdesmoines
Why walk the mall when you can be enjoying the great outdoors? Hike along with this friendly group of nature lovers who walk the trails each month for exercise and fun.
CITY of JOHNSTON - PRIMARY SPECIAL ELECTION TUESDAY, MAY 25, 2021 JOHNSTON CITY COUNCIL AT LARGE – TO FILL A VACANCY Polls Open: 7:00am - 8:00pm
Happy Nurses Day to all of the AMAZING nurses at PCHD! We GREATLY APPRECIATE YOU! 💜
Take time to unwind as the sun sets on the outdoor plaza of the Jester Park Nature Center. The class will begin with a short nature hike to give participants a chance distress and enjoy the beauty of nature.
The Recorders office is currently open by appointment only, from 8:00am - 4:30pm. We are also open by phone or email if you need assistance right away. Please call 515-286-3160 with any questions or to set up an appointment.
Join us tomorrow for the grand opening of @DSMSkatepark . Ribbon cutting is at 4:30 Friday. The Park will be open to the public this weekend for a sneak peek skate. The park will close Sunday night at 10:30 and will reopen to the public on May 28th.
Have you ever heard of Mead and wondered what it is? Mead (wine made from honey) as well as 1/3 of our global food supply depends on pollinators. Enjoy an evening learning about our native pollinators and why they are so important.