Bryant F. McAllister, PhD, an Associate Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies in the Department of Biology at The University of Iowa, will explain how DNA can be used to learn more about your family history.
For many Iowans, a trip to Younkers was more than just a wonderful shopping experience, it was an event. With tea rooms, fashion shows, and theater nights, Younkers became a destination. Vicki Ingham, author of Younkers: The Friendly Store, will share how the business became an Iowa institution. Join us for a fascinating presentation and refreshments.
Teens and Tweens! Come to the Maker Lab and tinker, explore and create! This month, we will create Mosaic Art! Use our Perler Beads to design patterns and iron those patterns together to make into custom art!
See a sneak preview of the Des Moines Community Playhouse production of Holes. Based on the award-winning book by Louis Sachar, Holes tells the story of Stanley Yelnats, who continues his family’s curse of bad luck and finds himself at Camp Green Lake. Come and enjoy the performance and register to win free tickets to the play!
Meet a local coder! Professional, Bailey Steinfadt, presents on developing software for the agriculture industry with photos of large scale projects and a soldering demonstration! Thanks to Area 515 Des Moines Maker Space for partnering with today's Code Club.
Join the Friends of the Forest Avenue Library for their annual Soul Food Festival! Traditional soul food like fried chicken, greens, red beans and rice, jambalaya, black eyed peas, macaroni and cheese, and sweet potato pie will be available. Arrive early as all food is first come, first served!
Robert Downey, Jr. debuted as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's famous London sleuth in this 2009 film, also starring Jude Law as his friend and sidekick Dr. John Watson. Rachel McAdams, Mark Strong, and Eddie Marsan also starred for director Guy Ritchie.