Match Activities Calendar and Discounted Tickets


Iowa Wolves Basketball Tickets
We have 4 tickets to the following Iowa Wolves Basketball games: Feb. 5 at 10:30am; Feb. 11 at 7pm; Feb. 20 at 7pm; March 13 at 7pm; and March 16 at 7pm. Please email Sara at sbishop@bbbsia.org if you and your Little would like tickets to a game.

Iowa Wild Hockey Tickets
We have 4 tickets to the following Iowa Wild Hockey games: Jan. 14 at 7pm; Jan. 21 at 12pm; Feb. 9 at 6pm; Feb. 19 at 7pm; Feb. 21 at 7pm; March 12 at 7pm; March 26 at 7pm; March 30 at 6pm; April 2 at 7pm; April 3 at 7pm; and April 13 at 6pm. Please email Sara at sbishop@bbbsia.org if you and your Little would like tickets.

Des Moines Playhouse Dress Rehearsal of  Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt on February 20 at 7pm
The Match Activities Committee invites you and your Little to join us at the Des Moines Playhouse for their dress rehearsal production of Judy Moody & Stink: The Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Treasure Hunt in the Kate Goldman Children's Theatre. Please arrive 15 minutes early to be ready for the show. Click here to sign up you and your Little.

Des Moines Playhouse Dress Rehearsal of Ella Enchanted on April 24 at 7pm
The Match Activities Committee invites you and your Little to join us at the Des Moines Playhouse for their dress rehearsal production of Ella Enchanted in the Kate Goldman Children's Theatre. Please arrive 15 minutes early to be ready for the show. Click here to sign up you and your Little.

Ongoing Opportunities

BBBSCI library is open!
Matches, stop by the BBBSCI library at our office (9051 Swanson Blvd in Clive) and browse our collection of books. Matches are able to check out books- we ask that you return them when finished reading so others can use them. The library is open during our office hours, Monday-Thursday from 8am to 6pm and Friday from 8am to 5pm. 

Attend the Science Center of Iowa for free!
BBBSCI is now a member of the Science Center of Iowa! This is a great opportunity for you and your Little as you will be able to attend the Science Center for FREE. It also gives you discounted tickets to the IMAX ($5 documentary tickets) as well as 10% off at the café and gift shop. Please contact your case manager or stop by the BBBSCI office to check out one of our 4 membership cards. Please arrange to return the card to our office within 2 business days of when you attend the Science Center so that other matches will be able to use it. Also, if a match would happen to lose a membership card, the Big would be responsible for paying to replace it (the cost would be $5). We hope that you and your Little will take advantage of this great opportunity throughout the coming years. Please contact your case manager with any additional questions.

Attend the Blank Park Zoo for free!
BBBSCI is now a member of the Blank Park Zoo. This is a great opportunity for you and your Little as you will be able to attend the Zoo for FREE. If you would like to go to the Zoo, contact your case manager or stop by the BBBSCI office to check out one of our 4 membership cards. Please arrange to return the card to our office within 2 business days of when you attend the Zoo so that other matches will be able to use it. Also, if a match would happen to lose a membership card, the Big would be responsible for paying to replace it. Please contact your case manager with any additional questions.

Attend the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden for free!
BBBSCI is now a member of the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. This is a great opportunity for you and your Little as you will be able to attend the Botanical Garden for FREE. If you would like to go, contact your case manager or stop by the BBBSCI office to check out one of our 4 membership cards. Please arrange to return the card to our office within 2 business days of when you attend the Botanical Garden so that other matches will be able to use it. Also, if a match would happen to lose a membership card, the Big would be responsible for paying to replace it. Please contact your case manager with any additional questions.

Attend Living History Farms for free!
BBBSCI is now a member of Living History Farms. This is a great opportunity for you and your Little as you will be able to attend Living History Farms for FREE. If you would like to go, contact your case manager or stop by the BBBSCI office to check out one of our membership cards. Please arrange to return the card to our office within 2 business days of when you attend Living History Farms so that other matches will be able to use it. Also, if a match would happen to lose a membership card, the Big would be responsible for paying to replace it. Please contact your case manager with any additional questions.

50% Off at Glowgolf - West Des Moines
Take advantage of this Groupon deal- $10 for three rounds of mini golf during one visit for two people. Click here to learn more.

Many Hands Thrift Market - Volunteer Opportunity!
Many Hands Thrift Market is looking for volunteers! At this market, people can find high quality, low priced second-hand goods and Haitian products, such as handmade metal art, jewelry and coffee. This is a great opportunity for matches who are looking for a powerful experience and a great way to give back. Call 515-710-7687 or email volunteer@mh4h.org for more info.