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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
All About the Celtic Music Association

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

For more information:


Join us to hear the history and purpose of the Des Moines Celtic Music Association, presented by Cathryn Lang, CMA Board member. We’ll also take ticket orders for the CMA concert on March 5 featuring Scottish musicians The Paul McKenna Band.

Members with names starting M-Z are asked to bring a snack to share.