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American Tribal Style Belly Dance
Saturdays - June 13, 20, 27

Stop Motion Animation Class
July 6-10

Photo Safari Workshop
Saturday - July 11

Zombie Movie Project
July 27, 28 and 30

H.E.R.O. Puppet Workshop
Saturday August 8

Something for everyone!
Adults and Kids

Classes held in June, July, and August - Don't miss your class!
Registration is available online through Seat Yourself or by mailing in a registration form.
Call (515) 402-7870 with questions or email us here.
Go to the Calendar page for details, or click here to download
the class brochure and registration form

Celebrate Waukee
WaukeeFest is becoming
- Celebrate Waukee -

Saturday, June 6th
Centennial Park

The Waukee Area Arts Council will still have our
Imagine… Create…Experience… Tent.
It will be open from 12-4 pm
Make and take art activities for all ages.

Meet Snow White and Captain America from 12:30 - 2:30

Kids Stage
1:00 Magician Michael OZ
1:30 Juggler Dan Geers
2:00 Jack and Miller Magic Show
2:30 Seize the Sway – American Tribal Belly Dance
3:00 Waukee Warrior Kid’s Challenge Winner Award Announcement
3:15 Farrell’s Martial Arts Demonstration

Mark your calendars!
Tuesdays on the Triangle
Tuesdays on the Triangle

A free concert will be presented Tuesdays in June
at Triangle Park in Downtown Waukee
6th and Ashworth Drive.
The performances begin at 7:00 pm and last approximately two hours.

June 9, 2013
Rob Lumbard &
The Rhythm

Blues Trio

June 23, 2013
Danny Grause
Country, Blues, Funk and Rock
June 16, 2013
Beaver Creek Jazz

16 Members - Big Band, 50ʼs-60ʼs Rock

June 30, 2013
Brick Imerman
Classic Rock, Country and More

Rain Location for all performances - ArtsCentral,
405 Maple Street, Waukee

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Waukee Arts Festival
Centennial Park, Waukee
July 19, 2015

The Waukee Area Arts Council invites Iowa artists to display and/or sell their work at the first Waukee Arts Festival.

We are looking for handcrafted artwork to showcase the plethora and variety of artists right here in Iowa. Please no commercially produced product booths. Space Fee is $50. This non-juried event this year is being held on Sunday, July 19th from 12 noon until 8 pm to coincide with Waukee’s Jazz In July offering (held in conjunction with Metro Arts) and our Sundays in Centennial Series at Centennial Park in Waukee. Download Application Form on calendar page.

Click Here to download a registration form.
Sundays in Centennial
Free Concerts
Three Sundays in July
6:30 - 9:00* pm
Centennial Park, Waukee

Family activities and Concert 6:30pm

Join your neighbors in Centennial Park!
Bring a picnic, lawn chairs or blanket, friends and kids!
Carry in beer and wine permitted.

July 12, 2014
Classic Rock and Soul
of the 60's, 70's & 80's
Break Performer: Michael Hope
July 19, 2014
Waukee Arts Festival 12-8 pm
Metro Art's Jazz in July
John Morgan Big Band
*Time is 6:30 - 8:00

July 26, 2014
David Zollo and the Body Electric
Blues Rock
Opening act: Lily DeTaeye

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The creative arts are the measure and reflection of our civilization. They offer many children an opportunity to see life with a larger perspective...The moral values we treasure are reflected in the beauty and truth that is emotionally transmitted through the arts. The arts say something about us to future generations.

- Ann P. Kahn, Former President of The National PTA

Waukee Area Arts Council
P.O. Box 790
Waukee, IA 50263
(515) 402-7870

Arts Central - 405 Maple Street, Waukee
(Map Link)