Tai Chi for Arthritis and Falls Prevention

Jul 24
Monday 11:00 am
Join us for a Tai Chi class with instructor Jan Bennett. This class will specialize in arthritis and falls prevention, and can be done standing or seated. The program is beginner friendly and requires no experience with Tai Chi.

Tai Chi is a holistic form of exercise that promotes flowing movements and mind/body harmony. Tai Chi is sometimes called a "moving meditation." As participants concentrate on doing the movements they often forget about their normal, everyday concerns. Tai Chi is a slower paced, non-contact martial arts movements.

Learn to Draw Manga with the Des Moines Art Center!

Are you a Manga fanatic? Want to try your hand at drawing in the manga style?? Learn about Drawing Manga with a guest instructor from the Des Moines Art Center! Practice your technique and make your own creations to take home. For those entering 4th-12 grades.

Participants are required to attend both days (07/24/2017 and 07/26/2017), as instruction is given on both days and projects are cumulative.

Teen Art Expressions with the Des Moines Art Center: Still-Life Drawing

Teens! Have you ever wanted to learn still-life drawing and painting skills? Come to South and participate in a special two-session art project with the Des Moines Art Center for free! With an art instructor, teens will start with a conceptual drawing on July 24th. The final session will be on July 26 where teens will apply paint to their artwork. All materials will be provided. For Teens entering Grades 6-12. Preregistration is required for both sessions. Space is limited.

Lego Tuesday

Jul 25
Tuesday (All day)
Kids, join us for LEGO Fridays and build using our LEGO bricks. Visit us in the Children’s Area, bring your imagination, and get ready to build.

Play, Grow, Learn!

Here is an opportunity for you to explore early literacy tips and books and play with others. This is an unsupervised, drop-in playtime where parents and caregivers are encouraged to interact with their children. Many items will be available for free exploration and play.