Soup Supper and Pie Auction


5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 12 at Washington Township School, on the corner of P58 and F31.


Washington Township School is having a soup supper and pie auction on Jan. 12. The soup supper will be held from 5-7 p.m. The pie Auction will be at 6:15 p.m. Come join the fun.


Curbside Christmas Tree Collection


All day on Monday, Jan. 14 in Waukee


The Christmas tree collection day for City of Waukee/ASI garbage customers is scheduled for Monday, Jan. 14, 2019. Real Christmas trees only should be placed on curbs by 7 a.m. Please have all items cleared off of trees before placing them out on the curbs - this includes tinsel and garland. Also, trees should not be placed in bags.


Waukee Community Blood Drive


2:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 15 at Immanuel Lutheran Church, 900 Warrior Lane


Blood donors who roll up their sleeve to make a lifesaving gift with LifeServe Blood Center can give someone one more year! One blood donation can save up to three local hospital patients. It’s not just trauma victims who need blood; premature babies, cancer patients, transplant recipients, and new mothers can all use blood as part of lifesaving treatment.


Waukee FamilyFest


9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Jan. 19 at Lutheran Church of Hope in Waukee


Join Waukee Parks & Recreation for the annual FamilyFest from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at Lutheran Church of Hope - Waukee (305 NE Dartmoor Drive). This free, family friendly event will help the kiddos burn off some cabin fever energy! Check out Waukee area businesses, enjoy games and prizes, and jump on inflatables.


Woodward Community Blood Drive


9 to 11 a.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19 at United Methodist Church, 108 W 5th Street


Blood donors who roll up their sleeve to make a lifesaving gift with LifeServe Blood Center can give someone one more year! One blood donation can save up to three local hospital patients. It’s not just trauma victims who need blood; premature babies, cancer patients, transplant recipients, and new mothers can all use blood as part of lifesaving treatment.


Sand County Almanac 70th Anniversary Leopold Series Event: The Green Fire & Leopold Bench Kick-off


2:30 to 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20 at Forest Park Museum


This is the first in a yearlong series of DCCB programs woven together under the theme of the 70th anniversary of Aldo Leopold’s book, A Sand County Almanac. Who was Aldo Leopold? What concepts did he share 70 years ago that are still so relevant in today’s world? This program will help the audience to come to know Aldo and his writings by way of the award winning documentary film The Green Fire. Following the viewing and a discussion, DCCB will kick off its Leopold Bench Project. Registration is required for this free program.


Lunar Eclipse


9 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 20 at Kuehn Conservation Area


On the full moon eve watch the big dog wander into the skies and eat the moon! Not buying that explanation for a lunar eclipse? Then join us for an examination of the astronomical conditions that result in a disappearing act by ol’ Luna. Once we figure out what is going on in the sky, we can wander out into the dark night at Kuehn to view the show of the 2019 Lunar Eclipse. Registration is required for this free program.