1. Bizarre History of Iowa


Thursday, June 7 at the Roy Estle Library in Dallas Center starting at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to all ages. Filled with strange deaths, ghosts, sea serpents, peculiar people, medical anomalies, oddities, psychic phenomena, and UFOs, this presentation will certainly change the way you view the good ol’ days of Iowa. The program is presented by Chad Lewis, author of “The Van Meter Visitor: A True and Mysterious Encounter with the Unknown.”


2. Grimes Governors Days 2018


Thursday, June 7 through Saturday, June 9 in the Governors District in Grimes. The event will feature carnival rides and games, food vendors, parades, a beer garden with live music and more. For a complete schedule of events, visit http://www.governorsdays.com/schedule.


3. Brick Builders


Saturday, June 9 at the Waukee Public Library from 10-11:30 a.m. Lego fans are welcome to join teen volunteers to play with the library’s Legos and complete original engineering challenges. No registration required.


4. Adel History Walk


Sunday, June 10, starting at Adel City Hall at 1:30 p.m. Hosted by the Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce, this event will take you on a walk through downtown to learn the history behind several homes and buildings. Pre-registration is not required but appreciated. To register, or for more information, call Adel Chamber Director Deb Bengtson at (515)993-5472 or send an email to Rebecca Hillmer at Rebecca.hillmer@gmail.com.