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Walk to defeat MS
The Walk MS Des Moines 2010 will take place Saturday, May 8 beginning at the State Capitol Building, East 9th and Grand Avenue. Following the theme of “Let the Music Move You,” participants may walk individually or as a team of four or more people. Check-in begins at 8 a.m., and the walk starts at 10 a.m. Des Moines University students will provide free Osteopathic Manuel Manipulation treatments from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Registration is free. Call 270-6337 or e-mail andria.battaglia@nmss.org. Visit www.mymswalk.org.


Break the cycle
The “Break the Cycle of Hunger” fundraising event will be held Tuesday, May 11 at the Des Moines Golf and Country Club, 1600 Jordan Creek Parkway. The evening will include hors d’oeuvres, desserts, open bar, program, along with a live and silent auction. Proceeds from the event will benefit a trip to Tanzania to assist in drilling wells in several rural areas. Tickets are $25 per individual or $50 per couple. Donate at www.breakthecycleofhunger.org. To attend, call 245-6448 or e-mail mike@breakthecycleofhunger.org.


WHAMM schedule for May 15
The Windsor Heights Annual Mini-Marathon will be held May 15 beginning at the Town Center, 66th and University. The event begins at 8 a.m. and includes a 5K walk/Kid’s Fun Run, along with 5K and 10K races. Proceeds will benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Participants may compete individually or as a family (maximum four individuals). Following the race, there will be $5 all-you-can-eat pancake dinner at the City Hall, 1133 66th St. Race costs is $25 to $35. Register at www.getmeregistered.com.


DMSC to host
Subjective Circus

The Des Moines Social Club will host its third Annual Subjective Circus on May 15. The event, which runs from noon to 2 a.m. (noon to 6 p.m. is family friendly), will include rides, animals from Blank Park Zoo, food, entertainment and live music. Tickets are $15 per person, and children ages 12 and under are free. Tickets are available on Midwestix.com. For more information, visit www.desmoinesocialclub.org. CV

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