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Blogs & Sites
Location: 831 42nd Street, Des Moines, IA
Founded in 1919, the Des Moines Playhouse - and its Kate Goldman Children's Theatre - offers a full Mainstage season of up to six musicals, dramas, and comedies based on books. Performin...
Location: 909 Robert D. Ray Drive, Des Moines, IA
The Des Moines Botanical Center offers families plenty of opportunities to explore and discover beauty in nature. Kids can also pick up a scavenger hunt and activity pamphlet at t...
Location: 1000 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, IA
The downtown Central Library - one of six branches of the Des Moines Public Library - hosts storytimes and special events throughout the year.
Location: 5151 Maple, Des Moines, IA
Local children acted as models for the large, colorful mural that greets visitors at the entrance to the Book Tower, the children's section of the Pleasant Hill Public Library, a facilit...
Location: 11171 NW 103rd Court, Granger, IA
Jester Park offers guided trail rides ($25/hour), indoor and outdoor arenas, riding lessons, boarding services, pony rides ($10/child), wagon and sleigh rides for groups, and an Exceptional ...
Location: 5034 SE 14th Street, Des Moines, IA
There's plenty to keep any crafty family occupied at Jo-Ann, where the supplies for just about any project - crafts, scrapbooking, calligraphy, framing, sewing, knitting, woodwork, and m...
Location: 221 Walnut Street, Des Moines, IA
Des Moines Symphony Academy offers private lessons - given by professional teachers - on many instruments ( Suzuki violin, viola, cello, harp, guitar, piano, flute, bassoon, and voice), and cha...
Location: 300 SW 5th Street, Des Moines, IA
The bubbling, gurgling, and smoking live science programs and workshops of Mad Science enthrall youngsters. Rocketry, magnets, polymers - even the science of toys - are among the subject...
Location: 3839 East 14th Street, Des Moines, IA
Location: 525 46th Street, Des Moines, IA
Moonbugs is a children's arts program that offers drop in art classes on Saturdays.
Location: 201 1st Avenue S, Altoona, IA
Class Act Productions is a children's community theatre that provides young people, regardless of experience, with the opportunity to perform in front of a live audience and learn theater etiqu...
Location: 5650 Metro East Drive, Des Moines, IA
The nationally-certified black belts at Triumph Martial Arts impart life skills to students through martial arts training for adults and children.
Location: Des Moines, IA
The Glade Mobile Piano Studio offers piano lessons at the location of your choice. The unit is available in Johnston and the western Urbandale, Clive, Waukee areas.
TakeLessons provides private singing and music lessons for children and adults in nearly 3,000 US cities. Instructors have been selected based on their educational and professional backgrounds....