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Mother's Celebration Serenade

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Join us to celebrate the Mother's in your life and in the community with a special serenade from tenor Juan Carlos Mendoza and pianist Wen Chin. We will also have arts and crafts available for kids, and a special mindfulness activity with prize bags available while supplies last.  In case of rain, event will be held indoors in our meeting room.

Acompañennos para celebrar a las Mamás en tu vida y en la comunidad con una serenata especial de tenor Juan Carlos Mendoza, y pianista Wen Chin. También tendremos manualidades para niñes y una actividad de atención plena (mindfulness, en inglés) especial, con bolsitas de premios disponibles mientras queden reservas.

This program is hosted outdoors.  Attendees must obey all signage and follow current mask mandates and social distancing guidelines from the city of Des Moines.