Thu, Aug 15 – Green Drinks (Des Moines)
From 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Peace Tree, 317 E Court Ave. Come for the networking and good drinks, leave learning about two inspiring sustainability projects in Greater Des Moines and Iowa. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. First 15 arrivals get free drink tickets. Guests under 21 are welcome — root beer is for sale at the bar. Short presentations at 7:00 p.m. $1 off all draws until 8:30 p.m. Click here for details.
Thu, Aug 22 – “Paris to Pittsburgh” Film Screening (Davenport)
From 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Unitarian Universalist Congregation of the Quad Cities, 3707 Eastern Ave. Iowa Interfaith Power and Light and the Unitarian Congregation sponsor a free public showing of this 2018 film. The Climate for Change is Now. A panel will follow. Click here for details.
Thu-Sun, Aug 22-25 – 2019 National Network Assembly (Boone)
Near Boone. Join fellow organizers from across the country in a unique four-day gathering for grassroots organizers working on civic engagement and voter mobilization. Scholarships available. Click here for details.
Wed, Aug 28 – Riverview Artist Salon 17 (Des Moines)
From 7:00-9:00 p.m. at The Basement of the Des Moines Social Club, 901 Cherry St. Provides Iowa Creatives with an opportunity to connect their words, sounds, passions and works with the community. Catering by Cyd providing food. Click here for details.
Sat, Sep 7 – Prairie Awakening-Prairie Awoke Native American Celebration (Earlham)
From 3:00-9:00 p.m. at the Kuehn Conservation Area. Dallas County Conservation Board’s 21st annual celebration has the theme “Much can be learned by watching children at play”. Enjoy drum, song and Native dance. Bring your lawn chairs or blankets for seating. Concessions will be available on site. No pets please. Click here for details.
Sat, Sep 7 – An Evening of Palestinian Food and Music (Des Moines)
At 5:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 1001 Pleasant St. Dinner at 6:00 p.m. Donation: $30, Students $15. Donations help Middle East Peace Education Coalition (MEPEC) continue to educate, advocate, and mobilize for a just peace in Israel/Palestine. MEPEC brings speakers, organizes legislative campaigns and mobilizes public action. Click here for details.
Fri, Sep 20 – Iowa Climate Strike (Des Moines)
At 11:00 a.m. at TBA. Join people from across the world, and strike for our climate. More information will be released soon. Click here for details.
Fri-Sun, Sep 27-29 – White Eagle Multicultural Pow Wow (Des Moines)
At Iowa State Fairgrounds, 3000 E Grand Ave, on Bill Riley Stage, Rock Island Ave. This party brings the community together to celebrate our differences through music, dance, food, and storytelling. Learn about different cultures from all over the world. Bring lawn chairs and blankets to use. Food and other vendors available. Free and open to the public of all ages. Click here for details.
Sat, Oct 5 – Re-Wilding Iowa: The Council of All Beings (Madrid)
From 9:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. at Clover Woods Camp & Retreat Center, 1991 Peach Ave. At this Sierra Club Iowa Annual Meeting, learn about Iowa’s Wildlife Action Plan by stepping aside from your human identity and speaking on behalf of another life-form living in Iowa. Lead by Dr. Jean Eells from Webster City. RSVP requested by September 27. Click here for details.
Mon, Feb 17 – Book Reading and Signing with Ed Fallon (Cambridge)
From 6:30-8:00 p.m. at the Cambridge Memorial Library, 225 Water St. Marcher, Walker, Pilgrim is Ed’s memoir from the 2014 Great March for Climate Action. Ed will talk about the book, read selections, and take questions. Hardcover and paperback books will be available for purchase and for Ed to sign. All proceeds go to Climate March, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Sponsored by Cambridge Memorial Library. Click here for details. Contact Jay Robinson at email@example.com.