For more than 100 years The Des Moines Playhouse has presented shows for families. The Kate Goldman Children’s Theatre at The Playhouse is a great way for kids to see the books they’re reading come to life on stage. How...
Have you or your family taken up pickleball? If not, pickleball, a combo of tennis, badminton, and ping-pong was invented by three dads trying to curb boredom among their children. A game that all skill levels and ages can...
The hunt is on! Find one (or many!) Easter egg hunts and let the kids run wild while collecting candy and prizes. Leading up to Easter, there are several community hunts around Des Moines. Find the one that fits your...
Hello, my name is Mary and I am a skater mom. My 11-year-old daughter has been skateboarding for over a year now and I must admit this has become one of my favorite hobbies of hers. It has been...
Have you ever wondered when is the right time to start sports or other activities for your kids? I have found is there is no magic number. It depends on each individual child and his interests and personality. My...
Embrace your inner leprechaun and celebrate St. Patrick's Day in Des Moines with family-friendly weekend events. St. Patrick's Day Activities in Des Moines March 17 | Geocache Leprechaun Hunt, Fort Des Moines Park, 12:30 p.m. - 2 p.m. Learn to use a...
For more than 100 years The Des Moines Playhouse has presented shows for families. The Kate Goldman Children’s Theatre at The Playhouse is a great way for kids to see the books they’re reading come to life on stage. The...
As a stay at home mom to 3 boys, some may think it is all fun and adventures. WRONG! We definitely like to do fun things, but it is all about balance. My boys are 5, 5, and 7 and...
With three kids ages four and under, our days are filled with meals, bottles, naps, and repeating that schedule multiple times. Add in some laundry, and it feels like the day is gone before it began. Getting out of...
Friday Funday has been delighting young theatre-goers for more than 40 years! The shows are often a first theatre experience for 4- to 6-year-olds, with audiences filled with kids and their parents or grandparents, daycare classes, and kindergarten classes. The...

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