12-18 years

Healthy Gifts from the Kitchen

Learn to make tasty food that’s healthy as well! ISU Extension Agent Mary Krisco will walk us through a dozen different ideas for food gifts that aren’t loaded with empty calories. Participants will then make their own “Friendship Soup Mix” and package it in a decorative jar. Space is limited, so please preregister by calling 283-4152 ext. 3 or by going to dmpl.org. Each adult that registers may bring one child over the age of 9 with them as well. All supplies will be provided!

Men's College Basketball Preview

It’s time to hit the hardwood! Get ready for college basketball season with help from Larry Cotlar! Cotlar is the voice of the Drake Bulldogs men’s basketball team and a longtime Des Moines sports personality. He’ll talk about the outlook for all four Iowa teams and whether they might be dancing come March. Hawkeyes, Cyclones, Panthers, Bulldogs – we’ll preview them all!

Finance U

Learn about the finer points of paying for college! Abby Wolner, with the Evelyn K. Davis Center, will talk about the expenses of higher education and why it costs what it does. Parents and students will also learn about different ways to pay for college, including how to find scholarships and grants.


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