Teenagers 14-17 are invited to participate in an Exploration in Painting at today beginning at 2 p.m. Taught by Waukee artist Wendy Rounds, cost for the class is $25 and all materials are provided. Young artists are encouraged to wear a smock or old clothing.
Classes for children ages 7-10 are held on Mondays and ages 11-13 on Thursdays. For more information, contact Wendy Rounds at Aloft Gallery, (515) 720-4987.
"Dolphin Tale" at the Waukee Public Library
Get out of the heat and come out to the today for its afternoon movie series. The Library will be showing "The Lorax" today at 2 p.m. The movie is free and open to the public and includes popcorn. Next week's show will be "Puss in Boots."
Waukee Chamber Ribbon-Cutting for Thai Basil
The Waukee Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting a ribbon-cutting for the new Thai Basil restaurant at 286 Highway 6 (Hickman Road) beginning at 2:30 p.m. The ribbon-cutting will be held at 3 p.m.
Attendees are encouraged to RSVP to www.waukeechamber.com/registration.
Waukee High School Baseball vs. Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson
In Class 4-A district and substate play, will face Council Bluffs Thomas Jefferson High School tonight at 7 p.m. at Waukee High School.
Waukee is 23-9 heading into the quarterfinals. Thomas Jefferson is 3-26. The winner of tonight's game will play again Saturday in the semi-final round.
YMCA Day at the Blank Park Zoo
The Blank Park Zoo in Des Moines and the YMCA of Greater of Des Moines (including the ) are hosting a YMCA Day at the Zoo this Saturday.
YMCA members will be admitted that day for $4 per person. Members must show proof of Y membership at the gate.
The Blank Park Zoo opens at 9 a.m. on Saturday. For more information, visit blankparkzoo.com.
Kick Band with Sydney Lett at Mickey's Irish Pub
Come out and listen to the sounds of the Code Blue band at Saturday at 9 p.m. There is no cover charge to attend.