Menus and Programs
Meetings are held every Tuesday beginning at 5:30 p.m. Programs start at 6:45 p.m. For more information on programs, or suggestions for future programs email Bud Hartley.
Dinner is served from 6 to 6:30 p.m. on meeting nights. There are alternatives to the main entree available such as a fish entree, and usually one other entree.
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August 3, 2021: Cod Fish
Ticket Sellers: Mike O’Deay and Doug Pooch
Program: Des Moines Ikes General Meeting and Election of Officers. Buy your card for the 50/50 Raffle to win CASH, and be sure to sign your ticket for door prizes!
Sunday, August 8, 2021: Ikes Flea Market – Collectibles, Outdoor Gear, Food and More!
9 a.m. – 3 p.m. (8 a.m. Set-up)
Izaak Walton League Parking Lot
4343 George Flagg Parkway, Des Moines 50321
Join us for the fourth Des Moines Ikes Flea Market! 9am to 3pm in the Ikes parking lot, with set up at 8am. FREE Admission and Parking! Plus, you can Dine while you shop with food from Iowa’s Classic Concessions featuring hot classic style “sundaes” like Hot Roast Beef and Hot Chicken as well as tasty ice cream creations and much, much, more! Vendor spaces are available at only $10 each! All proceeds to sellers! Sellers can pay the day of the show, or Pay by Mail prior to the event by sending your $10 fee to: The Des Moines Izaak Walton League; Attn. Mike Delaney; 4343 George Flagg Pkwy; Des Moines. IA 50321
- August 10, 2021: Pat Boddy will talk about the ICON (Iowa Confluence Water Trails) project. The Project is focused on improving Iowa’s environmental conservation starting from the creekbeds to the banks to the shorelines. Goals include dam mitigation, education, developing recreational opportunities, economic opportunities, and attracting tourism and workforce to Central Iowa!
- August 24, 2021: Iowa Environmental Council (IEC) – Brian Campbell, Executive Director and Alicia Vasto, Water Program Associate Director.
- August 31, 2021: Ted Corrigan, CEO & General Manager of Des Moines Water Works since June, 2020, will be providing updates about formation of a regional drinking water utility, as well as discussing continued challenges presented by degraded source water in the Raccoon and Des Moines Rivers. In 2019 and 2020, DMWW was unable to use the Des Moines River for 110 consecutive days due to microcystin toxins produced by blue-green algae. Drought conditions, summertime peak demands, and the potential of harmful algal blooms later this summer will be the subject of this presentation, as well as plans or upgrades and expansion of infrastructure.
- September 14, 2021: Dave Zentner of the Upper Mississippi River Initiative and the Izaak Walton League.