Secure LifeStyles Events


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Des Moines
Bankers Trust
ATTN:​ Secure LifeStyle​​s Club​
7000 University Ave.
Windsor Heights, IA 50311
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​Bankers Trust 
ATTN: Secure LifeStyles Club​
201 1st Street SE​, Suite 1100 ​
Cedar Rapids, IA 52401​​

​​​​​​​Please note: A separate registration is required for each individual planning to attend an event.

Jim McDonough and His Orchestra

November 26, 2017

2:30 p.m.

Enjoy a dazzling holiday show featuring "Iowa's Own Pianist" Jim McDonough along with his sensational orchestra, singers and dancers.

Born in Monticello, Iowa, McDonough is an international Steinway artist, and his holiday concert tour has become a must-attend tradition for thousands of people each Christmas. This spectacular holiday stage production includes Jim at the grand piano, his 14-piece orchestra, a cast of singers and dancers, and elaborate sets and costumes.

Seating is limited, please register at by October 20, 2017. Payment due at time of registration.




Hoyt Sherman Place

1501 Woodland Ave., Des Moines


1900 Historic Dinner at Living History Farms

December 3, 2017

6:30 p.m.

A horse-drawn wagon takes you to the farmhouse where the smell of freshly backed rolls and hot cider welcomes you. Enjoy a hearty home-cooked meal by the warmth of the stove served family style by our historical interpreters. Make room for dessert with a lantern-lit trip outside to the historic barn, built in 1889. Or stay inside and read the 1895 Montgomery Ward catalog and play a game of checkers. After dessert, bundle up for the wagon ride back to your car.

This dinner is limited to 10 attendees.




Murray Conference Center – Living History Farms

12234 Douglas Parkway, Urbandale


Word Puzzles

January 23, 2018

1:30 – 3:30 p.m.

Let's spend two January hours enjoying word puzzles. You'll receive a book of word puzzles and pen with erasable ink. As a group, we'll work five different kinds of word puzzles: Brick-by-Brick, Crypto-Families, Escalators, Quotagrams, and Quotefalls. This will be a relaxing get-together where participants are encouraged to share puzzle solving techniques. 

This event is limited to 11 attendees.




Bankers Trust, Windsor Heights Branch

7000 University Ave., Windsor Heights


Write Your Memoirs

February 20, 2018

– 3 p.m.

Write your memoirs for yourself and/or others. Memoirs are a written legacy. We'll review how to write memoirs and see sample bindings and paper. This is the seventh year Dr. Lois Roets will facilitate this workshop. 

This seminar is limited to 9 attendees.




Bankers Trust, Windsor Heights Branch

7000 University Ave., Windsor Heights


Civic Center Tour and Show

April 19, 2018

3:30 p.m.

Have you ever wondered how events at the Civic Center are selected or how many stage hands are needed to make a show run smoothly? Join us for a "behind the scenes" look at the Des Moines Civic Center. You'll be amazed by what you see and learn about this fascinating operation!

Following the tour, enjoy a meal on your own at one of the area's nearby restaurants, and return to the Civic Center for the evening performance of Les Miserables, one of Broadway's treasured musicals.

Register for both parts of this event, or choose just one as your schedule allows.

•  Part 1: Civic Center Backstage Tour (3:30 – 5 p.m.): Free

•  Part 2: Les Miserables (7:30 – 10:30 p.m.): $52.50


Part 1: Free

Part 2: $52.50


Des Moines Civic Center

221 Walnut St., Des Moines


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