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DES MOINES PERFORMING ARTS ANNOUNCES RETURN OF FREE SUMMER EVENTS


DES MOINES, IA • Des Moines Performing Arts (DMPA) is excited to announce the return of three community events at Cowles Commons throughout the summer and fall. The events are part of a larger initiative by DMPA to program Cowles Commons and engage the community. The events include:

FAM JAM – “FAMILY JAMBOREE” MINI FESTIVALS

  • Sunday, July 28, 2019
  • Sunday, August 25, 2019
  • Sunday, September 29, 2019

11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Sunday FAM JAM “Family Jamboree” events are free and open to the public.

Events includes:

  • Children’s Band Live on Stage (bands to be announced)
  • Bounce houses
  • Art projects and activity stations with community partners
  • Food trucks
  • Lauridsen Fountain

WELLNESS WEDNESDAYS YOGA

Every Wednesday, June 5 through October 9

12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy a free yoga session in the Commons led by professional instructors. All levels and abilities are welcome. 

In case of inclement weather, the session will move indoors.

FOOD TRUCK THURSDAYS

Cowles Commons

Every Thursday beginning June 6

11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy delicious food from some of Des Moines’ most popular food trucks.

 

For additional details, please visit DMPA.org.

About Des Moines Performing Arts

Des Moines Performing Arts is a private not-for-profit organization celebrating 40 seasons of presenting the performing arts to Iowa and the surrounding states on four stages in Des Moines – the Civic Center, the Stoner Theater, the Temple Theater and the newly renovated outdoor space, Cowles Commons. Des Moines Performing Arts is a presenter of major Broadway and educational touring companies, performers and groups, and is home to many local and regional groups, including the Des Moines Symphony. All performances of the Broadway Series are supported by Willis Auto Campus. All performances at the Temple Theater are supported by Prairie Meadows. All performances of the Family Series are supported by Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield. For more information, visit DMPA.org.