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Event Calendar

Our event calendar features information about when and where various events are occurring in Water Works Parks. Check back often to see what's coming up!

Saturday, April 26, 2014

  • 7:00 AM to 6:00 PMShelter, Event Field, and Loops
  • Shaky Tracks Bicycle Ride for Parkinson's

    Shaky Tracks Bicycle Ride for Parkinson’s Fundraiser

    Join us for a beautiful day of biking and prizes!
    Saturday, April 26, 2014
    10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
    Bill Riley/Kruidenier Trails
    Registration begins at the Water Works Shelter House at 8 a.m. and includes a string back pack, lunch and drawing/raffle for fun prizes!

    Registration details:
    - Tickets are $25 if you pre-register by April 23.
    - Tickets are $35 the day of the ride
    - Download the Shaky Tracks bike ride brochure to fill out registration and send to: Iowa Chapter of the APDA, PO Box 507, Waukee, IA 50263

Saturday, May 03, 2014

  • 8:00 AM to 1:00 PMSouth Shelter and Loops
  • Give It Away 5K

     Come out and join us for the Second Annual "Give It Away 5K" – the Lorrie Shetterly Memorial Event – on Saturday, May 3, 2014, at Water Works Park (back loop) in Des Moines, Iowa.

    The event is open to the public. Strollers are welcome for the run or walk. Please line up behind runners.

    All proceeds generated from this event will be donated to support the Comfort Therapies provided by UnityPoint Hospice. Comfort Therapies include massage, music, art and pet therapy. These therapies enrich the lives of individuals and families receiving end of life care in their homes or in-patient facilities.

    For additional information or questions, please see our website at or email Rebecca at


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