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The Scottish Parliament

Join us for a presentation on the Scottish Parliament by RRS Stewart. Learn about the controversial building design, how members are elected, and how Parliament operates.

Find out how MSPs are elected, how committees work and how the Scottish Parliament makes laws.

Sunday, September 17 at 6:00 pm

St Luke’s Episcopal Church

3424 Forest Avenue * Des Moines

St Luke Church

Scottish Parliament

For SHSI Members

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

More info: Shelley at (515) 279-8908 .

Please register online by September 10th.

Register Online

Events Schedule

  1. Robert Burns NightSat 1/21

    An Evening Celebrating the Birthday of the National Poet of Scotland

  2. Program: Pagan ScotlandSun 2/19

    Come learn about modern Pagan Scotland

  3. Spring Whisky TastingSat 3/19

    An opportunity to “taste the water of life”

  4. Program: David Simpson “Scottish Coins from the Collectors Viewpoint”
    and election of new officersSat 3/25

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  5. Tartan Day DinnerWed 4/6

    Tartan Day Dinner at Greenbriar Restaurant

  6. Scottish Movie NightFri 6/23

    Showing “Belle”, inspired by the 1779 painting of Dido Elizabeth Belle beside her cousin Lady Elizabeth Murray, at Kenwood House.

  7. Scottish Ale Tasting and Summer Party Scottish AleSat 7/15

    Good food and celtic musicians

  8. Great Scot! CANCELEDSat 8/12

    Lunch to honor an historic Scot

  9. Presenter: RRS Stewart
    “The Scottish Parliament”Sun 9/17

    An insider’s view of the Scottish Parliament

  10. Presenters: Scott & Patsy Kerr “Hiking the Isle of Skye”Sun 10/15

    Scott & Patsy Kerr “Hiking the Isle of Skye”

  11. Fall Whisky Tasting CANCELEDSat 10/28

    An opportunity to “taste the water of life”

  12. St Andrew’s Banquet
    "A Scottish Evening"Sat 11/18

    Scottish menu, Highland Dancers, and Iowa Scottish Pipes & Drums

  13. Hogmanay PartySun 12/31

    Celebrate New Year’s eve with fellow Scots

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