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Eilean Donan Castle Calanais Stones Edinburgh
As one of the most iconic images of Scotland, Eilean Donan castle is recognized all around the world.
Against the backdrop of their 5000 years, the Calanais Stones have witnessed countless changes.
Edinburgh manages to combine both ancient and modern in a uniquely Scottish atmosphere.
Scottish gardens are famous for their clear air and profuse flowers.

Welcome to Gleanings!

Welcome to Gleanings, the online newsletter of the Central Iowa Chapter of the Scottish Heritage Society of Iowa. We hope you take a few minutes to learn about our organization and upcoming events. Anyone of Scottish descent or who is interested in Scottish culture and arts is welcome, so please feel free to join us at our next activity.

Upcoming Event
Robert Burns Night

5:45 pm: Check-in
6:15 pm: Haggis Ceremony, followed by a Light Buffet
7:00 pm: Program - Highland Dancers, Scottish Trivia, Poetry, and Music

St Luke's Episcopal Church * 3424 Forest Avenue * Des Moines

Robert Burns

Cost: $15 per member / $20 per guest / children under 8 free.

Seating is limited. RSVP with payment by January 14 to Cathryn Lang at 1216 41st St, Des Moines, IA 50311. After January 14: Please email Cathryn at to see if there is room. Tickets are held at the door.