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The Waterbury Neighborhood Association is hosting its Annual Meeting, this Sunday, April 12th at 2:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at the Temple B’Nai Jeshurun, 5101 Grand Avenue.

Please join WNA for a great meeting:

1)  Connie Eastman, AARP Iowa, will present information on the new  City of Des Moines Initiative “Age-Friendly Des Moines.”

2)  Des Moines Parks & Recreation Assistant Director, Richard Brown will talk with us about the trails right here in Des Moines.


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Join your fellow neighbors for the Annual Walnut Creek Spring Clean-Up!

Meet at Pal Joey’s this Saturday, April 4th from 9 a.m. – noon.

Questions? Call Steve Miller at 515-441-5010

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Iowa Schools Need Your Help! From H.E.A.T. (Hanawalt’s Education Advocacy Team)

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Mark your calendar for Sunday, April 12th at 2:00 pm

WNA will host its Annual Members Meeting at Temple B’nai Jeshurun, 5101 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa 50312

Agenda includes:

* Presentation on “Age – Friendly Des Moines” by Connie Eastman

* Presentation of our historic street sign toppers by Tom McBride

* Numerous WNA updates

Refreshments will be provided


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WNA Tree Pruning Clinic sponsored by Tree Des Moines

In 2012/2013, Tree Des Moines sponsored a Reforest Waterbury project. Over 200 bare root trees were planted in this extremely successful pilot project.  It’s now time to show these trees how much we appreciate them by providing structure pruning!  Thursday, March 19, 2015 from 5:00 pm…

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Tonight!! 42nd Street Public Meeting from 5pm – 7pm at The Des Moines Playhouse

This is your chance to see the Master Plan for the 42nd Street “Streetscape.”

Please attend for your chance to:

  • comment on 42nd Street Corridor
  • Provide design team with additional information
  • Meet with City and design staff

Refreshments provided

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Are you concerned about how the Iowa Legislature is funding schools next year?

Do you wish to learn more about how you can influence the discussion?

In response to concerns over the lower-than-expected proposed state funding from Iowa schools for the next two school years, the Hanawalt Education Advocacy Team (HEAT) has invited representatives of Des Moines Public Schools (DMPS) to speak on the district’s…

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All neighbors are invited!!

Join Bolton & Menk, the City of Des Moines, and the Roosevelt Cultural District at the Open House for the viewing and final public comments on the Roosevelt Cultural District Streetscape Plan.

Learn about how this new streetscape will affect the beauty, safety, traffic, and ease of use on 42nd Street just north of I-235.

Wednesday, March 11, 5-7 pm…

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The Waterbury Neighborhood Association had its first meeting of the year on Sunday, January 18, 2015. The neighborhood was invited to attend this meeting and learn more about WNA as well as the recent criminal activity that has been noted over the last 6-8 weeks.

Officer Chuck Guhl, Waterbury’s Neighborhood Enforcement Officer, attended our meeting and offered some insight and suggestions into some of the recent crimes that have been…

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