Window Shopping for World Cultures: April 30
CultureALL will host a special event for K-12 educators and youth program coordinators on Wednesday, April 30 from 2:30-3:30 pm at Callanan Middle School in Des Moines. This free event provides an opportunity to meet some of our Cultural Ambassadors and find out more about CultureALL's classroom, after-school and summer education workshops.
For more information and to RSVP for this event, click here
Culture Kin After Hours: Ukraine
Our next Culture Kin networking event for business professionals is an after hours social, hosted by the Davis Brown Law Firm. This event, which will be held Thursday May 8 from 5-7 pm at the Davis Brown office in downtown Des Moines, celebrates the culture of Ukraine. Meet members of Des Moines' Ukrainian community, and enjoy beer, wine, and traditional Ukrainian appetizers as you meet and mingle with Des Moines area professionals. Advance registration is recommended.
Mark Your Calendar
Barnes & Noble Book Fair - May 3
Join us at the University Avenue Barnes & Noble in West Des Moines for a fun day of hands-on activities with our Cultural Ambassadors. Enjoy music, dance, stories and crafts, and meet Iowa authors who write about culture. Best of all, any purchase you make will help support CultureALL's education programs!
For more information on this event, click here.
Does Your Dog Have a Great Tale?
StoryMob - May 15
Mark your calendar to join us on Thursday, May 15th from 7:00-9:00 pm at The Des Moines Social Club for this interactive storytelling event where local storytellers share a 5-minute story (true or fictional), focused on a unique story prop. The focus for this event is a Dog. Tell your story and you may win a cash prize!
Living Cultures: Bosnia-Herzegovina
Thank you to Željka Krvavica, Merima Catic, and everyone else who helped with our Bosnia celebration. More than 200 people of all ages attended this event, which featured a traditional Bosnian meal created by Papillon, and dances led by Sevdah traditional dancers.
To help us in planning future Living Cultures programs like this one, CultureALL would like to have feedback from everyone who attended the Bosnia event. If you did not have a chance to complete an evaluation survey, please take a few minutes to complete the online version by clicking here.
Thanks also to Verdian Credit Union, INVISION Architecture, and Humanities Iowa for sponsoring this event!
Summer Culture Camps
Registration is now open for CultureALL's 2014 Summer Camps
for youth in grades 3-6.
This year's camps explore the cultures of China
Interested in other potential camps for your kids? We want your feedback!
Click here to take our online survey!
Calling All Educators
|Beginning in February of 2014, CultureALL will publish a bi-monthly e-newsletter specifically for those interested in our education programs for K-12 students.
This new publication will include:
- News about CultureALL programs happening around Iowa
- Announcements about new workshops and Cultural Ambassadors
- Suggestions for hosting a successful cultural program at your school
- After-school, Saturday, and summer program opportunities
- Programs for gifted, special needs, and alternative school students
- Tips on how to get scholarships and funding assistance for programs
If you already get the monthly newsletter and other e-mails from CultureALL, don't worry - you will continue receiving those unless you choose to opt out. But you cannot receive the Educator Newsletter unless you tell us you want it.
Sign up today!