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November 2017

November DNA Board Meeting

November 8, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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until October 16, 2018
Polk County Central Senior Center, 2008 Forest Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50311 United States
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This is our regular monthly board meeting. It's open to the public. Come meet us and more of your neighbors, hear about what's happening in our awesome neighborhood, and learn how you can be involved in making it even better! PS: If you're not already a member of the Drake Neighborhood Association, we can sign you up in person! Membership is just $20 a year.

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December 2017

Holiday Potluck & Elections

December 13, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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until October 16, 2018
Polk County Central Senior Center, 2008 Forest Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50311 United States
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Hungry for a little holiday spirit? Just plain hungry? Come on over! Bring a dish to share, mingle with your neighbors, vote to elect board members and officers, and find out what's happening in our awesome neighborhood. We'll be dishing up from 6:30 to about 8:30 p.m., with our general membership meeting and elections starting at 7 p.m. PS: If you're not already a member of the Drake Neighborhood Association, we can sign you up in person! Membership is just $20…

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March 2018

Spring Quarterly Meeting (and video reveal!)

March 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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until October 16, 2018
Polk County Central Senior Center, 2008 Forest Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50311 United States
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Come join us to learn about and help shape upcoming plans for upgrades at Witmer Park.  Plus, be the first to see our NEW video about the Drake Neighborhood and why we love it. The board will have a short business meeting at 6 p.m. The video reveal and park discussion (with city parks officials) will begin at 7 p.m. You're welcome for any and all of it! Find us at the Polk County Central Senior Center (2008 Forest Ave.,…

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April 2018

April DNA Board Meeting

April 11 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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until October 16, 2018
Polk County Central Senior Center, 2008 Forest Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50311 United States
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This is our regular April board meeting, held at the Polk County Central Senior Center, 2008 Forest Ave., Des Moines. UPDATE: We have a full agenda for tonight, so general board business will begin at 6:30 p.m., with special guests, presentations, or speakers beginning at about 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. If you would like to have an item placed on the meeting agenda, please contact board president Jennifer Sayers or email info@drakeneighborhood.org.    

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May 2018

May DNA Board Meeting

May 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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until October 16, 2018
Polk County Central Senior Center, 2008 Forest Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50311 United States
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This is our regular May board meeting, held at the Polk County Central Senior Center, 2008 Forest Ave., Des Moines. General board business begins at 7 p.m., with special guests, presentations, or speakers beginning at about 7:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. If you would like to have an item placed on the meeting agenda, please contact board president Jennifer Sayers or email info@drakeneighborhood.org.          

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Rally in the Alleys

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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until October 16, 2018
Walgreens, 3030 University Ave., 3030 University Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50311 United States
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Though we often come together to beautify Drake's major corridors, this cleanup event will focus on a less-seen-by-visitors but much-used-by-residents part of the neighborhood: the alleyways behind homes and apartments in the south-central and southeastern parts of our neighborhood. Grab a pair of work gloves and a friend, and spend a couple hours with Drake Neighborhood Association and Walnut Creek Church volunteers for this backyard/backstreet effort. We will meet in the parking lot at Walgreens to hand out bags and…

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June 2018

June DNA Board Meeting

June 6 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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until October 16, 2018
Polk County Central Senior Center, 2008 Forest Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50311 United States
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This is our regular June board meeting, held at the Polk County Central Senior Center, 2008 Forest Ave., Des Moines. (Please note: This one is a week earlier than usual, due to a schedule conflict at the meeting site.) General board business begins at 7 p.m., with special guests, presentations, or speakers beginning at about 7:30 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. If you would like to have an item placed on the meeting agenda, please contact board president Jennifer…

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July 2018

July DNA Meeting

July 11 @ 6:30 pm
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until October 16, 2018
Polk County Central Senior Center, 2008 Forest Ave.
Des Moines, IA 50311 United States
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This is our regular July board meeting, held at the Polk County Central Senior Center, 2008 Forest Ave., Des Moines. General board business begins at 6:30 p.m., with special guests, presentations, or speakers beginning at about 7 p.m. The meeting is open to the public. If you would like to have an item placed on the meeting agenda, please contact board president Jennifer Sayers or email info@drakeneighborhood.org.    

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Free Flicks: “Coco” at Witmer Park

July 26 @ 8:15 pm - 10:30 pm
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until October 16, 2018
Witmer Park, 1610 34th Street
Des Moines, IA United States
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Free

Grab a lawn chair or a blanket and join us for this lively Disney/Pixar film about family, music, memory, and the Day of the Dead holiday. It'll be shown on a big inflatable screen outdoors at Witmer Park as part of the city's Free Flicks summer movie series. The film starts at dusk. For the best seats, free popcorn and other treats from the Drake Neighborhood Association, and some exciting news about Witmer Park, plan to arrive by 8:15 p.m.…

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August 2018

National Night Out at Drake Park

August 7 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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until October 16, 2018
Drake Park, 2300 Drake Park Avenue
Des Moines, IA United States
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Free

Turn on your porch lights, bring the kids, and join your neighbors at Drake Park for National Night Out. At this annual community-building event, you'll get to meet neighborhood leaders and public safety officers, not to mention enjoy games, music, fun, and food with your neighbors. We'll be grilling up burgers and serving lemonade. It's all free, brought to you by the Drake Neighborhood Association and sponsors including Sonic Factory Studios, CopyCat Prints, and Bank Iowa.

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