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Nine New Year’s Eve Parties in Des Moines

Nine New Year’s Eve Parties in Des Moines

Don your 2014 party hat, get your party popper ready and select one of the best New Year’s Eve parties in Des Moines. Below are nine of the top parties, performances and family-friendly events around town. Let’s count ’em down… PEACE TREE NEW YEAR’S EVE EVE BEER DINNER A four course meal at Sbrocco. Each course is paired with a different Peace Tree Brew. More info. Date: Dec. 30 at 6:30 p.m. Location: Sbrocco, 208 Court Avenue Cost: $75/person. DES MOINES ...

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Benefit Auction, A Day for Mike, to Support the Wasike Family

Benefit Auction, A Day for Mike, to Support the Wasike Family

Mike, a legal immigrant from Kenya, was living in Des Moines and working two jobs to support his wife and children. Then last February, Mike stopped to offer assistance to three teenagers he thought needed his help. Those same teenagers attacked Mike in a car-jacking attempt. Mike was nearly beaten to death. Today Mike is in a rehabilitation facility in Tulsa, Oklahoma, undergoing intensive therapy. He cannot walk, talk, or see because his brain is severely bruised but there is hope that, ...

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