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January 2017

Jan 13, 2017 Black Tie - Fire and Ice     Variety- the Children’s Charity is hosting its 32nd annual Black Tie gala, “Fire & Ice” January 13, 2017 featuring guest speaker Jay Williams. Williams...
Jan 17, 2017 Young Variety Members Only Networking Network with industry leaders at this Young Variety members only networking event.   Select Variety board members from an array of industries will be...

February 2017

Feb 4, 2017 Des Moines Sweetheart Charity Date Auction Single? Looking for a Valentine's date? Join us for the 6th annual Des Moines Sweetheart Date Night Auction!   This super fun event for singles and young...
Feb 11, 2017 Mommy & Me: Sweetheart Dance - Afternoon Dance Please join us for the fourth annual Mommy & Me: Sweetheart Dance presented by COUNTRY Financial of Central Iowa, a Valentine's fundraising event created...
Feb 11, 2017 Mommy & Me: Sweetheart Dance - Evening Dance- SOLD OUT Please join us for the fourth annual Mommy & Me: Sweetheart Dance presented by COUNTRY Financial of Central Iowa, a Valentine's fundraising event created...

March 2017

Mar 4, 2017 43rd Annual Variety Telethon March 4 and 5 Description: Since 1975, Iowans have joined together to contribute their time, talent and hearts to the annual Variety Telethon.  Telethon is the foundation...
Mar 10, 2017 28th Annual Spirits of Spring presented by NextEra Energy Duane Arnold NOTE: Online registration has closed. Tickets will be available at the door.   Join us for Variety's 28th Annual Spirits of Spring presented by NextEra Energy Duane...

April 2017

Apr 29, 2017 Savor Des Moines Online ticket sales have closed. Tickets will be available at the door for $50 per person. Join us Saturday, April 29 for Savor Des Moines, an evening of culinary sampling featuring appetizers and cocktails from the best restaurants...

May 2017

May 18, 2017 Miller Lite Golf Invitational Enjoy a round of golf and support Iowa children at the same time! The Miller Lite Golf Invitational is Thursday, may 18 at echo Valley Country Club....

July 2017

Jul 15, 2017 Polo on the Green TIckets are no longer available. The 21st annual Polo on the Green is sold out.   It’s the #partyofthesummer! Please save the date for the 21st annual polo...

August 2017

Aug 15, 2017 Leinenkugel Golf Invitational Join us Tuesday, August 15, for a great day of golf to support the children of Eastern Iowa! Morning and afternoon tee times are available. Shotgun start at 7:30 a.m. or...

September 2017

Sep 7, 2017 Variety Stag  

November 2017

Nov 15, 2017 Two Days of Compassion (Cedar Rapids) Two Days of Compassion is a two-day event that raises funds for the Variety Compassion Fund. The Variety Compassion Fund benefits critically ill children & their families at UnityPoint...

December 2017

Dec 12, 2017 Two Days of Compassion (Des Moines) Two Days of Compassion raises funds for the Variety Compassion Fund. The Variety Compassion Fund benefits critically ill children & their families at Blank...

January 2018

Jan 19, 2018 Variety Black Tie Start spreading the news! Variety’s Black Tie Gala, New York, New York is set for January 19. Black tie is a gala evening emceed by Des Moines native David Anthony Higgins, known for his role...

February 2018

Feb 10, 2018 Des Moines Sweetheart Charity Date Auction Presented by Iowa Diamond Single? Looking for a Valentine's date? Join us for the 7th annual Des Moines Sweetheart Date Night Auction!   This super fun event for singles and...
Feb 17, 2018 Mommy & Me: Sweetheart Dance - Afternoon Dance Please join us for the fifth annual Mommy & Me: Sweetheart Dance, a Valentine's fundraising event created exclusively for central Iowa mothers and their children to support Variety - the...
Feb 17, 2018 Mommy & Me: Sweetheart Dance - Evening Dance The Evening Dance is SOLD OUT. Tickets are still available for the Afternoon Dance and can be purchased here.   Please join us for the fifth annual Mommy & Me: Sweetheart Dance,...

March 2018

Mar 3, 2018 Variety Telethon Description: Since 1975, Iowans have joined together to contribute their time, talent and hearts to the annual Variety Telethon.  Telethon is the foundation...
Mar 16, 2018 Spirits of Spring Presented by NextEra Energy Duane Arnold Online TIcket orders have closed. If you would like to purchase tickets, they will be available at the event.   Spring it on! Join us for Variety's 29th Annual Spirits of Spring...

April 2018

Apr 14, 2018 Savor Des Moines Celebrate spring in style  Saturday, April 14 for Savor Des Moines. Savor is an evening of sampling signature food and drink from local restaurants, bars, and breweries. Attendees enjoy a night of...

May 2018

May 17, 2018 Miller Lite Golf Invitational Enjoy an afternoon on the course to support underprivileged, at-risk and special needs children. Lunch by Hy-Vee and dinner by Fareway is provided along...

June 2018

Jun 9, 2018 HEROES with Heart - A Community Celebration HEROES with Heart is a community event that celebrates Variety and the Eastern Iowa children we serve. The event is also a culmination of a six-week...
Jun 19, 2018 Leinenkugel Golf Invitational Noon- We are still set to tee of at 1:00!   9:00 a.m. - We are still on to golf. Please check back for updates as the morning progresses.   Foursomes are SOLD OUT! Sponsorship...

July 2018

Jul 14, 2018 Polo on the Green - SOLD OUT Get signed up to bid and view auction items here: http://Polo2018.givesmart.com.     Hold your horses for the #PartyoftheSummer! Polo is back and...

September 2018

Sep 6, 2018 Variety Stag (Des Moines) - SOLD OUT Gather your friends, colleagues and clients for Variety's 11th annual men's only Stag event on September 6 at Talons of Tuscany (NOTE, new location). The evening includes...
Sep 13, 2018 Variety Stag (Cedar Rapids) Gather your friends, colleagues and clients and join us for Eastern Iowa's 1st MEN'S ONLY stag event! The evening includes beverage sampling from a...

November 2018

Nov 2, 2018 Young Variety Charity Concert Tickets are no longer available online. Tickets are available at the door.  Enjoy the show.   Young Variety presents a charity concert at Noce in downtown Des...
Nov 13, 2018 Two Days of Compassion (Cedar Rapids) Caring for a critically ill child is difficult; emotionally, physically and financially. As a parent, imagine worrying about all the time you are taking off...

December 2018

Dec 11, 2018 Two Days of Compassion (Des Moines) Imagine you are an expectant parent. You are counting down the days until your baby joins your family, and are busy preparing for that day. Suddenly, your world gets...

January 2019

Jan 18, 2019 Variety Black Tie Kick off the new year by celebrating Variety's past, present and future at Variety's Black Tie Gala. This gala evening starts at 6:00 p.m. with a social...
Jan 26, 2019 Mommy & Me: Sweetheart Dance Celebrate with your little sweethearts at the Mommy and Me Dance! This dance is for central Iowa moms and their kiddos and all proceeds benefit Variety and our...

February 2019

Feb 9, 2019 Des Moines Sweetheart Charity Date Auction Save the date for the Des Moines sweetheart Charity Date Auction! 20 fabulous Des Moines singles will be auctioned off to support Variety's mission. ...

March 2019

Mar 9, 2019 Variety Telethon Save the dates for the 2019 Variety Telethon. Learn more about Telethon here. 
Mar 15, 2019 Spirits of Spring Save the date for Eastern Iowa's premier sampling event, Spirits of Spring on March 15, 2019.   Discounted overnight accommodations are available at...
Mar 30, 2019 Savor Des Moines Get ready to sip and savor selections from some of Des Monies' best bars, wineries, breweries and restaurants. #SupportVarietyKids

June 2019

Jun 18, 2019 Leinenkugel Golf Invitational Save the date for the 2019 Leinenkugel Golf Invitational!

July 2019

Jul 13, 2019 Polo on the Green - Wait List Register to get on the wait list for the 2019 #CoolestPartyoftheSummer. Once we offer first right of refusal to our 2018 guests, you will have first...