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9/17 Adult Coloring - Favorite Fall Things 6:00 p.m.
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9/17 Adult Coloring – Favorite Fall Things 6:00 p.m.

Join us for a RELAXING evening. Coloring pages from books designed especially for adults as well as colored pencils will be provided. You are also welcome to bring your own.

9/18 Downstairs at Downton 1:30 p.m.
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9/18 Downstairs at Downton 1:30 p.m.

What was life “really” like below stairs at a place like Highclere Castle? Could the chauffeur really marry the daughter of an Earl? Would a maid help move a dead body to protect her mistress’ reputation? What about all that free time? Get the answers to these and other questions about one of the country’s most popular television series, and discover what life was really like for the people working downstairs at Highclere Castle, the real Downton Abbey.

9/19 DIY Fall Leaf Candle Jar Holder 6:00 p.m. *RSVP
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9/19 DIY Fall Leaf Candle Jar Holder 6:00 p.m. *RSVP

Bring fall color inside! Join us as we change plain jars into fall centerpieces. Great for decor or gifts. Pre-registration required. 17 and over.

Free picture (Light candlestick out of the jar and fallen leaves children hack) from https://torange.biz/light-candlestick-out-jar-fallen-leaves-children-hack-37949
9/21 Under the Sea Party!
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9/21 Under the Sea Party!

9/24 Register To Vote - National Voters Registration Day 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
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9/24 Register To Vote – National Voters Registration Day 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Members of the League of Women Voters of Metro Des Moines will be registering voters on Tuesday September 24th from 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. This will be a convenient opportunity for first time voters to register. Moved recently? You’re required to update your voter registration and we can help!

9/24 Better Angels: Reuniting America Documentary 6:30 p.m.
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9/24 Better Angels: Reuniting America Documentary 6:30 p.m.

Better Angels: Reuniting America is a 50-minute documentary. A recent news poll found the number of Democrats and Republicans with negative views of the other party is growing. But a group called Better Angels is trying to bridge the gap. People with differing opinions from the same community talk face-to-face to ease tensions.

BBQ
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9/25 Tailgating with Trace: BBQ 6:00 p.m.

Join Polk City Police Chief Trace Kendig as he shares his favorite tips and tricks when it comes to smoking various kinds of meat.

BBQ
9/26 Family MOVIE NIGHT 6:00 p.m.
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9/26 Family MOVIE NIGHT 6:00 p.m.

A gruff farm dog tries to cure Max the terrier of his neuroses when he takes a trip to the country. Rated PG, 86 Minutes *You are welcome to bring pillows, blankets and snacks. Popcorn provided.

9/30 Geri-Fit® Strength Training Workouts 1:00 p.m.
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9/30 Geri-Fit® Strength Training Workouts 1:00 p.m.

Starting September 30th Mondays & Wednesdays 1:00 p.m. Strength Training workouts that work for all ages and fitness levels Geri-Fit is challenging, effective and safe to do. The Geri-Fit® program requires a set of light dumbbell weights, a sturdy chair and water to drink during the workout. Stop in the library for more info. Ages 50 and over. Stretch bands provided!

10/3 CRIBBAGE 1:00 p.m.
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10/3 CRIBBAGE 1:00 p.m.

Join us the First Thursday of the Month. Bring a friend and let’s have some fun! *Bring your own cribbage board or use ours.