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CANCELED: Gaming Gives Back: Boards & Building

Wednesday, March 25, 2020 @ 6:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis and with the health and safety of all of our guests in mind, we will be canceling this event. We will work to reschedule this event at a later date, but for the time being, we will be refunding all tickets. Thank you for your interest and understanding. Stay healthy out there.

Play games and do good with The Rook Rook’s Gaming Gives Back board game event benefitting Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity.

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About this Event

Get those tool belts ready and shine up your favorite hammer because we’re raising the roof for Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity!

But really, you don’t need a construction site fashion accessories or tools of any kind for this event because we’ll be relaxing and having fun playing games to help Habitat, not building homes.

Remember, since this is a Gaming Gives Back event, half of all ticket sales will be going right to Habitat for Humanity to make a direct impact right in your community by building homes and providing affordable housing for those in need.

What to Expect

Join The Rook Room and Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity Young Professionals, or HYP, for an evening of board games, building games, snacks, and drinks, plus a tour of the Habitat ReStore.

The Rook Room will have its entire game library of 250+ games with a focus on building games (because this is a Habitat for Humanity fundraiser after all) like Suburbia, Jenga, Catan, Carcassonne, Sagrada, Unreal Estate, Santorini, Betrayal at House on the Hill, and many more. The Rook Room’s game gurus will also be teaching Catan for anyone who has ever wanted to learn or needs to do some brushing up.

Also, get to know more about Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity and HYP with a tour of the facility and neighboring ReStore! Learn about its mission, how it builds community in the greater Des Moines area, and meet some volunteers.

And what’s a night of gaming without snacks and drinks?! Snag some fresh, buttery popcorn from the machine or fill up on warm, delicious cookies straight from the cookie oven. Feel free to BYO beverages including alcoholic beverages – though, as always we encourage you to drink responsibly and make good decisions!

The Details

Who: The Rook Room and Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity Young Professionals

What: An evening full of games, snacks, learning, and doing good for the community with Gaming Gives Back: Boards & Building fundraising event.

When: Wednesday, March 25th from 6:00 – 8:30 PM

Where: Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity, 2200 E Euclid Ave, Des Moines

How: Tickets are $10 with $5 going to Habitat for Humanity. Available online at https://gaming-gives-back-habitat-for-humanity.eventbrite.com

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Wednesday, March 25, 2020
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity
2200 E. Euclid Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50313 United States
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