National Kids to Parks Day at Gray's Lake Park
The City of Des Moines is celebrating National Kids to Parks Day on Saturday, May 11 at Gray’s Lake Park. This is a national day of outdoor play celebrated by parks, cities and towns nationwide.
$1 Bike and boat rentals from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Rentals are located at the concessions window just below the Christine Hensley Terrace.
Plant.Grow.Fly.: Butterfly Garden Planting from 10 a.m. to noon
Starting at 10 a.m. join our environmental education team as we get our hands dirty helping to plant a new habitat that will attract native Butterflies to the park. Participants get to make their own butterfly friendly planter to take home.
Registration is $10 for each home planter made. Register here: http://bit.ly/plantgrowfly
Free Flicks: Lego Movie 2: The Second Part - 8:30 p.m.
The day caps off with our first Free Flicks movie of the season with a free showing of Lego Movie 2: The Second Part. The movie will start at approximately 8:30 p.m. on the southwest lawn. Families are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets.