Throughout the year, the Grand View Alumni Relations office sponsors a variety of events specifically for or of interest to alumni. Upcoming events will be posted in this section on an ongoing basis.
Join us for a fun 15-mile (each way) bike ride on the Chichaqua Valley Trail. Tickets are $10 and include one drink ticket at Firetrucker Brewery plus one drink ticket and snacks at Reclaimed Rails. We plan to leave as a group at 1 pm. Firetrucker Brewery opens at noon on Sundays, so come early if you’d like to enjoy a drink before heading out. Check out the route here
. And sign up here
Grand View Movie on the Lawn – Jungle Book
Friday, September 16
7 p.m. – Games, music, food
8 p.m. – The Jungle Book
Join Grand View alumni and students for a fun evening watching a movie on the campus lawn by the Rasmussen Center. Movie and popcorn are FREE. In the event of inclement weather, the movie will be moved to the Student Center.
Friday, Sept. 30 – Sunday, Oct. 2
Save the date for an incredible weekend of Homecoming activities. Check back soon for details.
Saturday, Oct. 1
Join us for the Viking 5K at 8 a.m., with the Viking Kid Trot immediately following. Click here
West Side Story at the Des Moines Playhouse
Thursday, Oct. 27
Make this a date night (or grab-a-friend night). Join Grand View alumni to watch a classic story of forbidden love at The Des Moines Playhouse. Come early for GV alumni cocktails and appetizers at 6:30 p.m. before the curtain goes up for a 7:30 p.m. performance. Receive discounted tickets through the direct link below. Ticket price also includes one drink ticket and free appetizers.
2. Click on the map outline to open up seating options--reserved seats are available in both ramp and orchestra sections. Once you select a seating area, you will see a group of purple seats that have been reserved for Grand View. Click on the seat(s) you wish to reserve.
3. Select the type of ticket you’d like to purchase from the drop-down menu (adult, senior, or student).Ticket prices are $35 for adults and $25 for students.
5. Make plans to arrive early for a cocktail and appetizers with other Grand View alumni.
Disney on Ice “Passport to Adventure”
Wednesday, Nov. 23
Mark your calendars as we continue a Grand View tradition of seeing Disney on Ice the Wednesday before Thanksgiving. Join us for a Passport to Adventure and celebrate with all of your favorite Disney characters. Tickets are $15 per person (kids under age two are free). The first 100 will get a “meet and greet” experience with Disney characters. Check back soon, as tickets will go on sale later in August.
Cooking Pasta with Alessandra Alumni Class
Monday, Jan. 16, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
333 E. Grand Ave, Des Moines
Learn to make delicious pasta! This great hands-on class will be small enough to encourage questions and conversation. $35 per person. Class is limited to 18 slots, so grab a friend, sign up and enjoy a fun night out.
Additional 2017 events include:
February – Murder Mystery Dinner Party
March – Iowa Barnstormers game
June – Annual Firetrucker Brewery Bike Ride
Check back for more details and new events!