Library Partnership

Watercolor Painting with the Des Moines Art Center

Oct 14
Saturday 10:00 am
Registration for this event is full. Please call to be placed on the waiting list.

Experience the joy of transparent colors and soft textures! Start on your watercolor painting journey with help from the Des Moines Art Center. An instructor from the Des Moines Art Center will present the basics of this beautiful and relaxing medium. The Art Center offers ongoing classes and this introduction is a fun, free way to see if you are interested in learning more!

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.

Student Art Exhibition Reception

Aug 30
Wednesday 6:00 pm
We will be honoring the students that have taken part in the 2017 Des Moines Arts Festival’s Student Art Exhibition Reception. Students, teachers, and their families will be invited to join us for a short thank you ceremony and presentation of prizes awarded by our sponsor, Hubbell Homes. Students are given the opportunity to celebrate their accomplishment as an artist at the Festival as well as pick up their artwork and/or certificate of participation.

Hands-on Health con Polk County Health Dept. (en Español)

Aprenda sobre una organización que esta prácticamente en el patio de su casa! El Departamento de Salud del Condado de Polk ofrece programas y servicios para ayudarle a usted, su familia y vecinos a mantenerse saludable y seguro. Esta presentación le dará una breve explicación de lo que es salud pública e información sobre los servicios y programas que ofrecemos en el Departamento de Salud del Condado de Polk.

Hands-on Health with Polk County Health Dept.

Learn about an organization that is literally in your backyard! The Polk County Health Department offers many programs and services to help keep you, your family and neighbors healthy and safe. This session will give you a brief explanation of what public health is and the services and programs the Polk County Health Department provides to residents. The Health Department will answer questions, help figure out what services are best for you and provide resources to other community organizations.


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