Events

  • Sat
    10
    Jan
    2015

    5:00 pmGlynn Village Clubhouse

    INA is hosting a social gathering with a potluck dinner to beat the bitterness of cold Iowa weather. Please join us with your family and friends. Games, Dance Music, NFL playoff games and guff-gaff would be few of the highlights for the day. For more details click here.

  • Sun
    08
    Feb
    2015

    8:30 amGlynn Village Clubhouse

    We would like to invite everyone to participate in the planning of CelebrAsian 2015. We had postponed this meeting last week due to the weather condition.

    The address of the venue is as follows;

    Glynn Village Clubhouse
    1140 Southeast Waddell Way, Waukee, IA 50263

  • Tue
    14
    Apr
    2015

    12:00 amNepal

    The New Year day for 2072 B.S. falls on the date 14th April 2015. New Year day is a national holiday in Nepal and is celebrated hugely all across the country, mainly in Kathmandu Valley. Bisket Jatra is the most popular festival that is celebrated during new year. INA is planning to celebrate New Year with picnic on 18th April at Centennial park. Please read its details in the seperate listing for picnic in events page.

  • Sat
    18
    Apr
    2015

    2:00 PM onwardsCentennial Park Open Shelter, 1255 S. Warrior Lane, Waukee, IA, 50263

    Happy New Year 2072 !!

    On the occasion of New Year, we are planning to have a picnic and celebrate. Let us get together have fun with food, bbq, sports and more.

    Cover charge details: Individual  $15, Couple $20, Family of three or more $25
    Rain check venue: Glynn Village Clubhouse.
    For more information contact: Bikal Adhikari, bikalad@gmail.com, 515 868 9050

  • Sat
    18
    Apr
    2015

    9:00 AM – 1:00 PMGlynn Village Club House, 1440 Southeast Waddell Way, Waukee , IA 50263

    Iowa Nepalese Association is sponsoring the Blood Drive for LifeServe Blood Center at Glynn Village Club House. Give Blood and Be a proud Blood Donor. You can schedule appointment online at www.lifeservebloodcenter.org or contact Sanjay Shrestha. Please contact us for more details.

  • Sat
    18
    Apr
    2015

    9:00 AM onwardsGlynn Village Clubhouse or Centennial Park

    We are organizing a Spring Donation Drive to help refugees with items that are essential for daily needs in America. Please check the link https://drive.google.com/file/d/0Bwcdvzo_T3oyZ0JYQ1FlbnRZUk0/view?usp=sharing for the items that can be donated. 

    The donation items can be dropped during blood drive being held on the morning hours at Glynn Village or during picnic.

  • Sat
    02
    May
    2015

    4 PM – 6 PMGray's Lake Park, 2101 Fleur Dr, Des Moines, Iowa 50321

    We Nepalese in Iowa would like to request everyone to join us in a short walk around Grays lake (roughly 2 miles total) and help share about the disaster, awareness and charity. Please wear either Blue or White T-shirt for the event. If possible bring your own flyers (we will have few there) or you can write/pin in your Tshirt – short message about Nepal. We will also be collecting voluntary donations for the victims at the event. Please share it with your friends and colleagues and please do request them to join.

  • Sat
    23
    May
    2015

    11 AM to 10 PMWestern Gateway Park, Downtown Des Moines, IA

    CelebrAsian is the Annual Asian Heritage Festival, which is the signature event of Iowa Asian Alliance. Iowa Nepalese Association with help of Nepalese community living in various cities in Iowa, has been participating in CelebrAsian every year. INA presents Nepalese Village during the festival, consisting of Nepalese arts and crafts, food, culture and much more. For details on Nepalese village read.

  • Sat
    13
    Jun
    2015

    1:30 PM – 3:30 PMWaukee Public Library

    We would like to invite all Nepalese in Iowa to Townhall Meeting on Saturday June 13, 2015 at Waukee Public Library from 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM.

    The agenda of the meeting are as follows

    1. Provide updates on earthquake relief activities
    2. Updates on proposals and fund disbursement
    3. Discuss on fund disbursement for mid term and long term relief.

    Location:

    Waukee Public Library 950 Warrior Ln,
    Waukee, IA 50263
    Ori Museum Meeting Room 

  • Sat
    31
    Oct
    2015

    5:30 pm410 Southeast Main Street Grimes, IA 50111

    We would like to cordially invite you to participate in the celebration of our auspicious Dashain and Tihar festival 2072 (BS). Details here http://www.iowanepaleseassociation.org/?p=488

  • Sat
    25
    Feb
    2017

    2:00 pmWaukee Public Library

    Iowa Nepalese Association is organizing ‘Will Writing Workshop’ for our community members so that we can know more about Will & Testament.

    This workshop is to empower you with the know-how of making a Last Will & Testament. The workshop will provide an opportunity to ask questions in an environment that will encourage the exchange and sharing information.

    Speaker Info: Lisa Ung

    Contact No.: 515-255-5440

    Email: Ung7030@gmail.com

    Read details on this event

  • Sun
    26
    Feb
    2017

    1:00 pmWaukee Public Library, 950 Warrior Ln, Waukee, IA 50263

    This meeting is to provide update to our community members on the status of the report/work done by the Earthquake Funds disbursement committee.

  • Sun
    26
    Feb
    2017

    2:00 pmWaukee Public Library, 950 Warrior Ln, Waukee, IA 50263

    Every year, INA has been an active participants in the IowaAsianHeritage Festival also known as CelebrAsian. It provides a unique opportunity to bring our community together and showcase our Nepalese cultural and heritage to the broader local mass here in Des Moines.
    https://www.iowaasianalliance.com/about-celebrasian/

  • Sat
    11
    Mar
    2017

    9:00 – 11:00 AM357 Lincoln St, West Des Moines, IA 50265

    Calling all community members to volunteer for food packaging drive at Meals From the Heartland. This is one of our commitments to continue helping local community.

  • Sat
    15
    Apr
    2017

    6:00 pmEvents Center West, 1701 25th Street, West Des Moines, IA

    INA will be celebrating Nepali New Year 2074 BS. INA will be hosting a cocktail dinner party on April 15th. More details will be published soon.

  • Sat
    15
    Apr
    2017

    9:00 amEvents Center West, 1701 25th Street, West Des Moines, IA

    INA is hosting bi-annual blood drive on 15th April in the occasion of Nepalese New Year 2074 BS.

  • Fri
    26
    May
    2017
    Sat
    27
    May
    2017

    10:00 AM – 6:00 PMDowntown, Des Moines, IA

    Like every year, INA will be participating in Asian Festival to be organized by IAA. Cultural tent, food tent and gift tent would be the highlights of Nepalese village as every year. INA looks forward to community for volunteering support and active participation.

  • Sat
    03
    Jun
    2017

    7:00 AM – 10:00 AMDowntown, Des Moines, IA

    Annual Dam to Dam Running will be held on June 3rd this year. Like every year, INA anticipates overwhelming participation from its community members. Get ready to run or cheer the runners this year as well.

  • Sat
    22
    Jul
    2017

    10:00 AM – 7:00 PMCottonwood Picnic Shelter #6

    INA has booked Cottonwood Picnic Shelter #6 on July 15th. INA will be organizing summer outdoor picnic with bbq, food and fun. Lets plan to join and enjoy Iowa summer at its best. More details and invitation will be sent out later in the summer.

  • Sun
    30
    Jul
    2017

    8:00 amIowa Hindu Temple, Madrid, IA

    INA will be hosting the pooja at Iowa Hindu temple this year on July 29th. Like in the past, INA will be preparing prasad and selling food to contribute to the temple. INA looks forward to the active participation from everyone and will be calling out for volunteers later.

  • Sat
    12
    Aug
    2017

    9:00 AM – 8:00 PMTo be Decided

    INA will be organizing Inter State Soccer Tournament this year as well. Like last year, INA look forward to participation from Nepalese teams in neighboring states in midwest. More details will be published/shared whenever ready.

  • Wed
    23
    Aug
    2017
    Thu
    24
    Aug
    2017

    TBDIowa Hindu Temple, Madrid, IA

    INA has marked August 23rd and 24th of this year to celebrate Nepalese Auspicious Festival of Teej. The celebration would include Teej puja at Iowa Hindu Temple. Further details are yet to be decided and will be published once the planning gets complete.

  • Sat
    16
    Sep
    2017

    8 AM – 11 AMCountry Club Glen Park, 16335 Sheridan Avenue, Clive, Iowa, 50325

    INA Please sign up for “Children’s Sports Day 2017” sports day event in google spreadsheet which can be accessed via link below:

    Children’s Sports Day 2017will be conducting Children’s Day Program on September 19th. INA will be discussing soon regarding the time, activities and venue details and will be published once finalized.

  • Sun
    08
    Oct
    2017

    3 pm – 5 pmGrimes Public Library

    INA is planning to hold an Annual General Assembly Meeting on October 8th this year. INA looks forward to the active participation from all its members. More details to follow.

  • Sat
    14
    Oct
    2017

    5:00 pmGiovannetti Shelter, 8900 Douglas Ave, Urbandale, IA

    INA has been celebrating Dashain Tihar Program every year and has marked calender on 14th October to continue the tradition this year as well. Dashain and Tihar being biggest Nepalese festivals, INA will plan for the grand party on this occasion.

  • Fri
    20
    Oct
    2017
    Sat
    21
    Oct
    2017

    6:00 PM (Tentative)Nepalese Host homes

    INA will be celebrating Tihar festival with Deusi-Bhailo Program like every year. INA look forward to the Nepalese family to host the deusi program and have fun singing & dancing with deusi group.

  • Sat
    28
    Oct
    2017

    9:00 pmTBD

    INA will be conducting the second leg of blood drive for the year 2017 on 28th Oct. As usual this is a part of bi-annual blood drive INA has been conducting and it will be dedicated to the auspicious ocassion of Dashain Tihar Festival.

  • Sun
    31
    Dec
    2017

    8:00 PM to 12:00 AMEvents Center West, 1701 25th Street, West Des Moines, IA

    INA has marked the calendar this year as well to celebrate the new year eve with a toast. Lets conclude 2017 and welcome 2018 with a big bang !