Rec’nRoll Rec’nRoll Des Moines Parks, Recreation and Senior Services 2 | REC N’ROLL | SUMMER 2018 UPCOMING COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES • VISIT WWW.TOTHEBEACHWA.COM Below: Beach Park Summer Concerts PARKSIDE PARK RIBBON CUTTING Thursday, May 17 • 3:30pm Join us at Parkside Park for a rededication of the park. Funding partners King County CDBG, King County Youth Athletic Sports Grant and Department of Ecology. ART ON POVERTY BAY— YEAR-AROUND RIBBON CUTTING Saturday, June 2 • 11am Outdoor sculpture gallery. Locations at Redondo Beach, Marina District and South 216th. www.desmoinesartscommission.com LOW TIDE MUSIC FESTIVAL Saturday, June 2 • 2–8pm Bands including Emma Lee Toyoda, Dogbreth, Hardly Boys, Sleepover Club, Jennifer Ward, Baywitch www.desmoinesartscommission.com WATERFRONT FARMERS MARKETS Saturdays, June–September • 10am–2pm Showcases local fresh farm produce, artisans and foods at the Marina. www.dmfm.org PARKRUN Saturday, June 9 • 9am Every Saturday beginning June 9th enjoy a 5K run or walk on the Des Moines Creek Trail. www.parkrun.com GREEN TECH EVENT Saturday, June 9 • 12–7pm at Midway Park Midway play area (Rotary) and Farmbot (Key Tech Labs) ribbon cutting. KAYAK AND PADDLEBOARD ADVENTURES June through August Olympic Outdoor Center sunset tours and equipment rentals at Redondo. www.olympicoutdoorcenter.com FIREWORKS OVER DES MOINES Wednesday, July 4 at the Des Moines Marina Independence Day Celebration on the waterfront. www.destinationdesmoines.org SMOKE ON THE WATER Wednesday, July 11 • 5–7pm at the Beach Park Community BBQ, Beer and Wine Garden, Root Beer Floats & Music. Ticket required. www.destinationdesmoines.com BEACH PARK SUMMER CONCERT SERIES Wednesdays, July 11 through August 22 • 7pm Shakespeare in the Park • Sunday, August 5 • 5pm Great entertainment on the waterfront. Beer and Wine Garden. Donations encouraged. www.desmoinesartscommission.com LEGACY FOUNDATION’S BIDS FOR KIDS AUCTION Wednesday, July 11 5–8pm at the Beach Park Supports activities and after school programs for low-income youth. No tickets required. www.desmoineslegacy.org WASHINGTON STRONGEST APPLE Saturday, July 14 Weightlifters from across the state compete at the Marina. www.strongmancorporation.com SEAFAIR WATERLAND FESTIVAL & PARADE Friday, July 20 through Sunday, July 22 Family events, NW Arts & Crafts Show, Parade and Car/Motorcycle/Wooden boat show in Marina District. www.destinationdesmoines.org MOVIES IN A PARK Fridays in August 8/3 Black Panther, 8/9 The Sandlot, 8/10 Coco, 8/17 Cars 3, 8/24 Jumanji Great family movies at dusk in parks around the City. www.desmoineswa.gov/160/Recreational-Activities POVERTY BAY BLUES & BREWS Saturday, August 25 • Noon–8pm Great Blues music and Craft Breweries at the Beach Park. Ticket required. www.drinktomusic.org, www.dmnprotary.org ARTS GALA ON POVERTY BAY Friday, September 21 • 6–9pm Arts auction to benefit Des Moines Arts Commission’s annual events. Ticket required. 206-870-6527 www.desmoineslegacy.org