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DISCOVER DOWNTOWN DSM

From the vibrant sculptures of Western Gateway Park to the Iowa State Capitol, Downtown Des Moines (DSM) is full of things to experience and enjoy. 

Here in Iowa’s capital city, more than 10,000 people live in Downtown Des Moines (DSM), while more than 80,000 people come to work here each day. Whether they’re employed by some of America’s largest insurance companies or one of the many tech startups that flourish here, opportunity is abundant in Downtown DSM.

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Holly DeGrote is an abstract painter living in northwest Iowa.
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Story Sprouts

November 24, 2017

This is a fun, interactive story time that explores themes of nature and plants.
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