Five Things for Sunday in Ankeny: Breakfast, Brides and Bubble Baths
Here's what is going on in Ankeny today and other tidbits for Jan. 8.
1) What's for Breakfast?
Head over to Our Lady's Immaculate Heart Catholic Church this morning for the annual Knights of Columbus omelet breakfast, which will be held from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Each breakfast will feature freshly made personalized omelets, cinnamon rolls and drinks all for a free-will offering. Proceeds will support the activities and projects of the Msgr. J.M. Hanson Council No. 5038 of the Knights of Columbus.
2) Wedding Bells in Your Future?
If you are or someone you know is planning a wedding in the future, don't miss out on one of central Iowa's largest wedding shows, which will be held today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Hy-Vee Conference Center, 5820 Westown Pkwy., in West Des Moines.
This event features a live fashion show at 1 p.m. with all the latest styles in bridal gowns, bridesmaid dresses and formal wear. Vendors will be on hand to showcase their photography, wedding cakes, banquet facilities, invitations, catering services, limousine rental, DJ services and so much more! Also, there will be many prizes and giveaways throughout the day.
One bridal show not enough? From the first show, head to the Sheraton, 1800 50th St., in West Des Moines for yet another bridal show from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. This show features over 90 exhibitors and $6,000 in prizes and certificates.
Admission is free to both shows.
3) Sunday Funday
Gather up your friends tonight and head to Benchwarmer's for some drinks, pizza and a little karaoke courtesy of The Voice Box. Karaoke is held every Sunday from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Who says you can't have a little more fun before heading back to work Monday?
4) Today's Little-Known Fact
Today is National Bubble Bath Day. Once you put the kids to bed, celebrate this day by adding some bubbles to a nice, hot bath and spend a little time relaxing before the weekend is over.
5) The Weather
Today's forecast is predicting partly to mostly cloudy skies with a high temperature in the upper 40s. Tonight we should see mostly clear skies with a low near 30 degrees.