Science of Kissing at SCI
Kiss. Smooch. Peck. There is more to the simple act of kissing than you might think. Drawing upon science, history and pop culture, the Science of Kissing is everything you always wanted to know about kissing but haven't asked, couldn't find out or didn't realize you should understand. Presentation: $15; Dinner “Under the Stars” (includespresentation and 3-course meal catered by Proof): $60. Details and registration online.
Living History Farms Spirits & Sweets
Pair one-of-a-kind mini martinis mixed by Iowa artisan distillers with bite-sized sweet treats created by local bakeries. Mingle and nosh as you visit with distillers about the process of making spirits with Iowa corn, and don't forget to stop by the olive bar provided by Gateway Market. Other partners include Templeton Rye, Cedar Ridge Distillery, Crème Cupcakes, El Patio, Mississippi River Distilling Company and Sweet Binney’s. The event is from 3-6 p.m., at the Living History Farms Visitor Center. Tickets can be purchased here: http://bit.ly/xXrOC3. Pre-purchasing is recommended, although a limited number of tickets may be available at the door. $18 for LHF Members, $20 for Non-Members.
Habitat Young Professionals & Bella Soul will host Deacon’s Day VI on Feb. 11, a concert to benefit the Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity. Join us to hear artists from the thriving local music scene in Des Moines, and help a great cause. Doors open at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $15 ahead of time and $20 at the door. A jam session will take place starting at about 10:30 p.m. for $5 at the door. More info available at http://on.fb.me/xyZKLh.
Peak 4 Poverty Rock Wall Climb
Join Peak 4 Poverty for their indoor Rock Wall Climb Event on Saturday, February 11, 2012! Registration fee covers admission and equipment rental. Register by 2/4/2012 for a discounted rate! Visit www.peak4poverty.org to register or for more details!
Young Variety Happy Hour at Tartine
Live music, $1 off all wine and beer and $2 off all small plates. Guests can also participate in our weekly Sips and Snacks, featuring specialty beers. For $15, guests can try four different beers and four paired 'bites' created by Chef Mike Holman. Marty Lester, Executive Director of Mentor Iowa, will be present to tell his "Variety Story." It's a great way to support Variety and celebrate the end of the work week! The event is from 6-8 p.m., and at Tartine, 12695 University Ave., Clive (NE corner of 128th & University).
Volunteer at Des Moines Metro Opera’s Wine and Showcase Event
Volunteers are needed for Des Moines Metro Opera’s Wine and Showcase Event. Various volunteer opportunities are available between 12:00 to 10:00 pm (including set up/tear down, vendor assistance, auction or raffle assistance, and registration), at the Downtown Des Moines Marriott, Hall of Cities. Questions? Contact Andrea Jansa at email@example.com or 515.306.4044 for additional information or to learn how your organization might become a sponsor, or contact Leslie Garman, Director of Development, Des Moines Metro Opera at (515) 961-6221 phone or firstname.lastname@example.org.
YPC Discounts at Civic Center of Des Moines
Discounts are available to all YPC members for many Civic Center of Greater Des Moines productions, including Willis Broadway Series, Temple Theater Series, Live at the Temple, and Dance Series. Go to www.civiccenter.org/group_sales/e-tickets.php and enter the pass code "YPC" for a list of available productions. Select the show you want to attend, click "find tickets," and enter special offer code "BEST". After purchasing, tickets will be e-mailed directly to you. For questions or technical assistance, please call: 515-246-2340.