Media are invited to the first See Des Moines Release Party this Thursday, September 8, from 5-6:30 p.m. at The Depot at Fourth, 100 4th Street, Des Moines. A brief program will be held at 5:30 p.m.

The event is free. Food and drinks will be provided by Iowa Beverage Systems, Gateway Market and Café, Dos Rios, Midwestern Catering, Crème Cupcake and Summerset Winery.

See Des Moines: The Official Guide to Greater Des Moines features Arts/Entertainment, Dining and Nightlife, Attractions, Shopping, Sports and Hotel sections. A special section designed address the region’s political flavor is also included in this magazine edition.

This publication is produced by the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau (GDMCVB) and Business Publications.