1. Crisis Intervention & Advocacy Center Bake Sale:


Sixth Annual Garage & Bake Sale June 8-10 at the Dallas County Fairgrounds, Adel, Iowa. Please help make this fundraising event another HUGE success by donating your gently-used housewares, furniture, appliances and more! All Donations are tax deductible. Your support brings hope to victims of domestic abuse, sexual abuse, violent crimes and homelessness. Contact us to schedule a donation time! Megan Hockemeier, Volunteer Coordinator 515-993-4095.


2. Kids Concert:


Friday June 9, 11 a.m. until noon at Voas Nature Area, Minburn. Bring your children and enjoy a free summer outdoor concert. These will be fun and educational nature songs with a sing-a-long component. Learn how “Dirt Makes Your Lunch” and “Bats Eat Bugs”. Bring a sack lunch and enjoy the park for the remainder of the afternoon. What a great way to kick off the summer! Free! Registration is required for this program


3. Grimes Governors Days:


June 8-10 in the Governor’s District of Grimes. Governors Days is one of the grandest summer festivals in the Des Moines, Iowa metropolitan area. Held entirely within the Governors District, in the heart of Grimes, Iowa, this premier summer event incorporates all the ingredients for an exciting family friendly event. Complete with concerts, parades, carnivals, car shows and much, much more; Governors Days has something for everyone. This grand community event is headed up by a vibrant group of dedicated volunteers and organized with the help of Grimes Chamber & Economic Development. Admission to the festival is free thanks to the MANY wonderful business sponsors from the community.