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YO! Just lettin' ya know that this event occurred in the past. So don't go planning your day around this one.

WHEN

Sun Sep 29 2013 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

WHERE

University Avenue between 23rd and 41st streets
Des Moines, IA

WHO

Des Moines Bicycle Collective

Description

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Distance - about 1.5 miles

Des Moines will host its first Open Streets event on Sunday September 29th from noon to 4:00 p.m. on University Avenue with free activities for all ages ranging from foursquare to granny basketball. The event entitled DSMove is a Des Moines version of a national effort to promote neighborhoods, local businesses, physical activity, health and a sustainable future.

University Avenue will be closed between 23rd and 41st streets. The well-traveled street will be converted to a soccer pitch, basketball court, skate park, construction zone, playground, yoga studio, dance floor, concert hall, classroom and extra-long block party.

Attractions include the world’s largest bike, disk golf, art works, recumbent bike test rides, hula hoop lessons, Isiserettes, drum circles, great coffee, freedom from training wheels lessons, and more.

DSMove is a project brought to fruition by the Des Moines Bicycle Collective, Des Moines Parks & Recreation, Drake University Drake Neighborhood Association, and supportive partnerships with local businesses, churches, and nonprofit institutions.

There will be ample opportunities to engage in free family fun, support local businesses, and connect with the neighborhood.

Check out these links from other cities:

Minneapolis Open Streets

Chicago Open Streets

Route

University Avenue from 23rd to 41st Street

Venue

University Avenue between 23rd and 41st streets

2500 University Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50311
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Registration

Free

Contact

tim.otblane@hotmail.com

carlvoss@mac.com

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