In + Around Des Moines

Find family-friendly activities in and around Des Moines. We love raising our family in Des Moines–here’s why! Find events happening in downtown Des Moines and the Des Moines Metro for the whole family. Learn more about Des Moines Family Fun.

Are you looking for tutoring services or other types of educational assistance for your kids? The Little White Schoolhouse (LWSH) is a private educational center in Ankeny, Iowa, founded by licensed teachers. They provide tutoring, small group classes, educational...
Don't let the winter chill stop you from feeling the love in February! Get together with friends at Galentine's events or take the family to a dance, there are events for the whole family all month long. February is also...
Let's go bowling! Grab the kids or make a date with some friends and stop by one of the many lanes around Des Moines. From old-school classics to modern entertainment venues, and even duckpin bowling, find a spot to...
You do not have to travel far to enjoy a hotel pool! Des Moines is home to several hotels with fabulous pools and even water parks. Skip the sunscreen, escape the cold, or even make a splash to celebrate...
2, 4, 6, 8 who thinks pizza is so great!? I sure do! Here are a few pizza places around Des Moines that are crowd favorites. Find them below and let me know which one is your favorite! Best Pizza...
Whether once a month or once a year, if you like(or need) to organize and purge, you may be looking for a place to donate your items in Des Moines. There are many smaller organizations and stores to consider,...
I am currently sitting at my desk during a blizzard warning with kids begging to go sledding. They are specifically requesting a really big hill. While I may not know the biggest sledding hill in the Des Moines area,...
Winter may be synonymous with hibernation, but that doesn't stop new businesses from opening all around the Des Moines metro. Plus, if you haven't already, check out what opened this Fall! 10+ New Things in Des Moines Best Day Coffee | 404...
If you are like me, you don’t love the cold weather and tend to be a homebody. But there are lots of great ways to pass your time in Des Moines in the winter months. Here are some great...
Happy New Year! Have you resolved to get out more this winter? There are plenty of January events to make that possible. And don't forget to snag some me-time after the holidays. Let’s start the year with some fun! More Winter...

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