Group Events

January

Sunday, January 18th

Des Moines Art Center

12:30 pm – 2:30 pm

Join Mentor Iowa at the Des Moines Art Center.  We will take a tour of the Des Moines Art Center and then create our own works of art.

Sponsor:  Des Moines Art Center

 

February

Iowa Energy Basketball Game

Date:  Saturday, February 27th

Time:  7:00 PM

We will go to Wells Fargo Arena to watch the Iowa Energy take the court.  A meal and a souvenir will be provided.

Sponsor:  Addam C. Medina Foundation

 

March

Iowa Wild Hockey Game

Date:  Friday, March 27th

Time:  7:00 PM

We will go to Wells Fargo Arena to watch the Iowa Wild take the ice.  A meal and souvenir will be provided.

Sponsor:  A.M. Rotary Club of Des Moines

 

April

Iowa Cubs

Date:  Friday, April 17th

Game time:  7:08 pm

Come watch the Iowa Cubs kick off the 2015 season at Principal Park.  Along with your ticket, we will provide a meal and a souvenir at the stadium.  Free fireworks will take place after the game.

Sponsor:  Variety – The Children’s Charity of Iowa

 

May

Saturday, May 16th

The Lion King performance

Performance time is 2:00 pm

Mentor Iowa will watch the amazing story of “The Lion King” come to life with this performance at the Civic Center.

Sponsor:  Variety – The Children’s Charity of Iowa

 

June

Saturday, June 27th

Time:  11:00 am – 1:00 pm

Mentor Iowa participants will enjoy a round of mini-golf at West Grand Golf in West Des Moines.  Along with the round of golf, everyone will receive a meal from Jason’s Deli.  Each mentee golfing will win their own trophy/medal.

Sponsor:  Ernst & Young

 

July

Sunday, July 12th

Time:  TBD

Mentor Iowa participants will go to the Pappajohn Sculpture Park in Des Moines to learn about the sculptures in the park and create their own masterpiece.  Lunch and beverages will be provided.

Sponsor:  Des Moines Art Center

 

Sunday, July 19th

Time:  TBD

Mentor Iowa participants will have the opportunity to go to the Science Center of Des Moines.  Each participant will receive admission to the Science Center, a meal and tickets to the IMAX movie of their choice.

Sponsor:  Michael Krantz, Brian Hall, Judge Constance Cohen and James Navis, Deb Thomas / Doug Peckumn

 

August

Back to School Bash

Date:  TBD

Time:  11 am

Description:  All Mentor Iowa mentees and their siblings will receive backpacks full of school supplies to start the year off on the right note.  We will have face painting, a bounce house and giveaways.  Lunch will be provided.

Sponsors:

 

September

Date:  TBD

Time:  TBD

Description:  All Mentor Iowa participants will go to Whatta’ Dish in Valley Junction to create their paint their own piece of pottery.

Sponsor:  Polk County Board of Supervisors

 

October

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November

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December

Annual Holiday Party

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Time:  11 am – 1:30 pm

Location:  Wallace Elementary, Johnston, Iowa

Sponsors:  Multiple Sponsors