Welcome to the KMRY DATEBOOK…a listing of current events, fund-raisers, and more!
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NOTE: CHANGES TO ORDER OF LISTINGS - All upcoming events are now listed in order by date at the beginning of this page. All “ongoing” services can be found by scrolling down.
IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (IDOT)Starts April 16, 2013
A MESSAGE FROM THE IOWA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION (IDOT) – For more than 10 years, Iowans have been able to call or log on to the 511 traveler information system for current road conditions of interstates and several state highways. The 511 system has been updated to simplify its use. The Web version offers three formats and is intended for trip planning. All three versions can be found at www.511ia.org. The 511 telephone system is geared toward motorists already en route. (For your safety and those sharing the road, do not use your mobile phone while driving. Have a passenger make the call, or find a safe place to pull off the road). Dial 5-1-1 (in Iowa) or 800-288-1047 (nationwide) and follow the voice prompts.
Resident for Five Seasons Citizenship AwardStarts April 16, 2013
Nominate a Resident for Five Seasons Citizenship Award by May 1. Each year the Cedar Rapids City Council recognizes five outstanding Cedar Rapids residents who demonstrate exceptional support for our community. Nominate the best person you know for the Five Seasons Citizenship Award. Complete the nomination form provided in the March edition of Our CR magazine or on the City’s website, www.CityofCR.com and submit it by May 1, 2013.
Metro Library NetworkStarts April 16, 2013
The Metro Library Network is excited to introduce The Salon Series, a quarterly author event hosted at and sponsored by Campbell Steele Gallery in Marion. This series is designed to be an opportunity to spend an evening in a beautiful and intimate space and to meet an author who has ties to the Iowa Writers Workshop.
Farm Rescue FoundationStarts April 16, 2013
Farm Rescue Foundation, a new nonprofit organization that helps farm families recovering from injury or illness, has announced that individuals may now apply for assistance in acquiring specialized, non-medical equipment to overcome physical challenges. Temporary volunteer labor is also available to help with physical challenges during the recovery process to a limited number of cases. Additional information may be obtained by calling 701-252-2016 or visiting www.farmrescuefoundation.org.
Payment Site – Utility BillStarts April 16, 2013
The City of Cedar Rapids is pleased to add another payment site for the convenience of customers paying their municipal utility bill. The Hy-Vee store located at 5050 Edgewood Rd NE now accepts city utility payments, made by check, at their customer service desk.
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA)Starts April 16, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) will celebrate the opening of three exhibitions with a special exhibition preview reception from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. This opening reception will be free and open to the public! I AM: Prints by Elizabeth Catlett(February 15-May 26, 2013), The Restless Spirit: American Art from the Collection (Ongoing Exhibition), Bertha Jaques: Botanical Prints and Photographs(Now-May 12, 2013). For more information about these exhibitions and all that is happening at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, please visit our website at www.crma.org or call 319.366.7503.
Green Iowa AmeriCorpsStarts April 16, 2013
According to bundle.com the average utility bill for Iowan’s is $183 per month. I’ll agree, that seems high. Green Iowa AmeriCorps is here to help. Now offering free home energy assessments to everyone and free weatherization’s if you qualify. Green Iowa AmeriCorps is a non-profit organization helping make Iowans more energy efficient through low impact home weatherization, energy education, and community outreach. For more information or to sign up for your free audit call or email greeniowaCR@gmail.com or 784-2735
Alzheimer’s Support GroupsStarts April 16, 2013
Volunteers needed to lead local Alzheimer’s Support Groups. For more information or to register please call Christine at 277-4100 or email email@example.com
adult grief support group – St. Luke’s HospiceStarts April 16, 2013
Fourth Tuesday every other month: “Next Steps” adult grief support group, 6 to 7pm at St. Luke’s Hospice, 290 Blairs Ferry Road Northeast in Cedar Rapids. No charge.
Preschool Power HoursStarts April 16, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Science Center announces Preschool Power Hours on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 10:15 to 11:15am through the 2012-2013 school year. Preschoolers can watch science demonstrations and enjoy hands-on learning activities. The program is FREE with Gallery admission. For more details call 363-4629 or visit www.sciencestation,org.
“Cat Companions for Seniors”:Starts April 16, 2013
“Cat Companions for Seniors”: Through the generosity of Mr. John Schenken of Marion, along with Cedar Rapids Animal Care & Control, a select group of companion felines may be adopted FREE OF CHARGE! Adoptable cats will be spayed/neutered, have initial vaccinations, treated for fleas/ticks, dewormed, micro-chipped, and have one-year rabies vaccination. Some may be declawed. Free adoption also includes: a litter box, kitty litter, pan liners, scoop, food/water bowl, bag of food, toys, collar and cat carrier, and a free bag of food. Eligible seniors must have landlord approval to adopt and pet deposits must be paid in advance. For more information visit Animal Care and Control at 2109 North Towne Lane Northeast from noon to 5 pm Monday through Friday, and 9am to 3pm Saturdays, or call 319-286-5993.
Kirkwood Community College – Needs VolunteersStarts April 16, 2013
Kirkwood Community College is seeking volunteer literacy tutors to help adults with basic math, reading and English as a second language. Tutors also might assist adults preparing for GED tests. Time commitment is one to three hours per week. Volunteers especially needed during daytime hours. Contact Barb or Sheryl in Cedar Rapids at 319-784-1516, Barbara in Iowa City at 319-887-3646, or Lois in Washington at 319-653-4655.
Red CrossStarts April 16, 2013
Red Cross is in continuous need of blood donations. Call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-800-733-2767) to make an appointment or for more information.
BINGOStarts April 16, 2013
Every Wednesday evening: BINGO at the Hiawatha American Legion Post 735, 207 Robins Road from 5 to 9:30pm.
National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library – lace makersStarts April 16, 2013
Come and watch lace makers at their craft on the third Tuesday of each month at the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library. The Doris Southard Lace Guild demonstrates the art and craft of bobbin lace in the Museum Store from 11am until 2pm. Sponsored by United Fire & Casualty Company.
Come to the Center” tours at Catherine McAuley CenterStarts April 16, 2013
Ongoing - Third Tuesday of each month: “Come to the Center” tours at Catherine McAuley Center, 866 Fourth Avenue Southeast in Cedar Rapids. Tours held from noon to 1:00 pm. Admission is free. Reservations are encouraged, call 363-4993 or visit www.cmc-cr.org.
Cedar Rapids’ first “no-kill” animal shelterStarts April 16, 2013
Cedar Rapids’ first “no-kill” animal shelter is now open at 3800 Wilson Avenue, Southwest. Dogs Forever Safe Place is reinventing the concept of animal shelter. No adoptable dog is euthanized. The facility is completely staffed by volunteers. Adoption fees are on a sliding scale based on the dog’s age. The “Seniors for Seniors” program allows senior citizens to adopt a dog senior dog free of charge. Feel free to visit the shelter any Saturday from 11am to 3pm. For more information call (319) 481-0977.
Cedar Rapids Public Library – Atomic TrainingStarts April 16, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Public Library now has a new training resource available for Library card holders. Atomic Training is an online database of an on-demand software video training and tutorials designed to improve proficiency and build specific skills in a variety of programs. Card holders now have access to training videos and tutorials on programs such as Excel, Skype, FilemakerPro, PowerPoint, Twitter, Garageband, Photoshop and so much more. Access is available from the Library’s website anytime, anywhere.
Green Iowa AmeriCorpsStarts April 16, 2013
Green Iowa AmeriCorps is a non-profit organization helping make Iowan’s more energy-efficient through low impact home weatherization, energy education, and community outreach. Veterans, low-income households and disabled citizens are eligible for free home audits and weatherization. For information or to sign up for your free audit call 319-784-2735 or email greeniowaCR@gmail.com.
OneClickDigitalStarts April 16, 2013
The Metro Library Network, consisting of the Cedar Rapids, Hiawatha and Marion Public Libraries, announces the addition of OneClickDigital audiobooks to the list of services offered to library card holders. OneClickDigital allows you to download audiobooks directly to your mobile device or mp3 player. Downloads are available by going to each individual library website.
Iowa CompassStarts April 16, 2013
Iowa Compass helps Iowans get connected with assistive technology. Find or sell used hospital equipment through the Used Equipment Referral Service of Iowa Compass. Call today 800-779-2001.
Cedar Rapids Museum of Art – DoodlebugsStarts April 16, 2013
First and last Friday of each month: The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art introduces a new series of Doodlebugs preschool art classes. Classes are FREE for preschoolers and their adult companions at 10:30am on the first Friday of the month at the Cedar Rapids Public Library and the final Friday of the month at the Hiawatha Public Library. For details call 366-7503.
Cedar Rapids Public Library – Job SeekersStarts April 16, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Public Library offers improved assistance to job seekers. The free Drop-In Jobs Lab is open Monday mornings from 9am to noon in the Technology classroom. Assistance with resumes, online job searching, online applications, email and other employment related subjects will be offered by librarians to anyone who is in need, at no cost. No reservations are necessary, the public is invited to drop in anytime during the three-hour period. There is also a free Job Seekers Support Group led by others actively looking for employment. The group meets every other Monday evening from 6 to 8pm at the Library West.
Cedar Rapids Scrabble ClubStarts April 16, 2013
Last Thursday of each month: The Cedar Rapids Scrabble Club meets from 6:30 to 8:30pm at the Westside Library. Admission is free for players of all ages and abilities. Bring boards and accessories if you have them. For information call 398-5123
“The Smarts That Matter Most” at Mercy Medical CenterStarts April 18, 2013
A.N. Palmer Chapter of IAAP (International Association of Administrative Professionals) presents their April 2013 Chapter meeting: “The Smarts That Matter Most – Building Your EQ to Develop Positive Relationships” Presented by: Gale Mote Associates. Will be held at Mercy Medical Center in Katz Conference Center in Cedar Rapids. In this engaging and educational presentation, Gale will share practical tips to develop your human antennas so you will be more aware of your own emotions and those of others. Self awareness and social awareness allows us to make better choices in how we respond, not react, to others. The end result is positive relationships that get things done in a collaborative and supportive environment. 5:15 PM – Networking & Registration, 6:00 PM – Dinner & Business Meeting, 6:45 PM – Program. Registration Fee is $16 for members and $20 for non members. If you are a Standing Yes or Standing No, you do not need to respond. All others should RSVP to CRIAAPRSVP@aol.com or call Wendy Coffin at (319) 899-8083. RSVPs are due by Monday, March 18, 2013, at 5:00 PM.
Donate BloodStarts April 19, 2013
According to the Iowa Donor Registry, more than 1,700 patients in the United States received a lung transplant in 2012 while just as many are currently on the waiting list. Dennis Fish of Cedar Rapids currently awaits a lung transplant and his family is raising awareness about the need for organ donors and blood donations, as it’s likely Dennis will require blood transfusions during transplant surgery.
Iowa Valley Habitat For Humanity-First Annual Tour de Maize fundraising bicycle ride,Starts April 20, 2013
Tune up your bike and hit the road for Habitat! Iowa Valley Habitat For Humanity is hosting its first annual Tour de Maize fundraising bicycle ride, Saturday, April 20th to Sunday April 21st. The round trip bike ride is scheduled to leave from Coralville along the Cedar Valley Nature Trail and arrive at Prairiewoods in Cedar Rapids. Participants are encouraged to stay overnight at Prairiewoods Retreat Center and ride back to Iowa City the next morning. The event will include a scenic bike tour of eastern Iowa’s corridor, with stops placed strategically along the way for refreshments and rest. Once riders arrive at Prairiewoods, there will be games, prizes, yoga, entertainment and more!
Earth Day EventStarts April 20, 2013
Join the Science Center from 11am-12pm on April 20th for an Earth Day event sponsored by Alliant Energy. Learn why the earth is so important to us, what scientists have to say about waste and misuse of resources, what can be done to preserve our environment and much more. This event is free and for grades 1-5. Register your child now by visiting the website at www.crsciencecenter.org. After the session stay and enjoy some time in the gallery with free admission for session participants compliments of Alliant Energy.
The Matthew 25 Ministry Hub Tool Library will host its Fourth Annual Tool Sale.Starts April 20, 2013
The Matthew 25 Ministry Hub Tool Library will host its fourth annual Tool Sale. The event is open to all Cedar Rapids and surrounding community members looking for a wide variety of new and used hand tools, power tools, antique tools, and lawn and garden care tools for their upcoming spring projects. All fundraising efforts from the event will help to aid in the daily operations of the Tool Library and the maintenance of the inventory and workshop tools. Tool donations can be brought to the Tool Library during open hours of operation from 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Thursdays, or to the Matthew 25 offices between 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. For more information about donations, the April 20 sale event, or about Matthew 25, please contact Jerry Oakland at (319) 362-2214.
Goodwill of the HeartlandStarts April 20, 2013
Goodwill of the Heartland will host a computer donation drive and shredding event on Saturday, April 20, at the Iowa City Work Center, 1410 South First Avenue. The event runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Community members to can donate used computers and related gear for Goodwill Reboot. Goodwill Reboot recycles computers and gear to benefit the Goodwill of the Heartland mission. At the same event, community members can bring up to two boxes of paper for shredding at no cost. No appointments are necessary to participate in the event, but all items for shredding must be free of bindings and large clips. Paper clips and staples are permitted.
EcoFest 2013Starts April 22, 2013
This year’s EcoFest will feature iGreenCR, Cedar Rapids’ sustainability initiative. iGreenCR is hosting a wide variety of family and environmentally friendly activities such as litterball, a recycling sort, creating a mural celebrating our parks, learning more about water conservation, stormwater and electricity usage. EcoFest will be held in the New Bohemia District from 10-6pm on April 20. EcoFest celebrates Earth Day, which falls on Monday, April 22nd. In addition to iGreenCR activities EcoFest will have outdoor music, a nature play area, a green roof tour, an Eco-Film Festival, an Eco-Market and a wide variety of other activities.
Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award-Winning “BURN” movie.Starts April 23, 2013
April 23 & 24 – Cedar Rapids firefighters have partnered with the Collins Road Theatres, 1462 Twixt Town Road, Marion to present the Tribeca Film Festival Audience Award-Winning “BURN” movie. The film will be showing on April 23rd and April 24th.
“BURN” brings audiences closer into the flames than ever before – into real fires and real collapsing buildings. The film captures the bravery of Detroit’s Engine Company 50, one of the busiest firehouses in America. Underpaid, underfunded and working with broken-down equipment, these firefighters risk their lives on every shift. The film is being presented by the Iowa Professional Firefighters Association and the Iowa Firefighters Association. Tickets are $15 and are available online at www.detroitfirefilm.org. A portion of all profits from the film will go the Leary Firefighters Foundation to purchase new equipment for firefighters.
Job FairStarts April 25, 2013
On Thursday, April 25, Kirkwood’s Michael J. Gould Recreation Center will be packed with employers looking for the right candidates to fill their open positions. Job seekers are encouraged to bring copies of their resume and be dressed for success, as they will have a chance to speak to over 75 employers from the Corridor and surrounding areas. In addition, those seeking employment will be able to take assessments for the career readiness certificate. The event is an incredible opportunity for both job seekers and employers.
2nd Annual Mini Maker GaireStarts April 27, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Science Center and The EpiCenter Maker Group are hosting the 2nd Annual Mini Maker Gaire at 10am – 4pm at the Science Center, Lindale mall, Cedar Rapids, IA. Maker Faire is a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement. It’s a place where people show what they are making, and share what they are learning. It’s free to attend the event and explore maker exhibits.
3rd Annual Marion Police Department 5K4K9 Fun Run/WalkStarts April 27, 2013
The 3rd annual Marion Police Department 5K4K9 Fun Run/Walk will be held Saturday, April 27, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at the Linn Mar Stadium. The annual fundraiser supports the K9 Unit of the Marion Police Department. The attached release provides additional information.
Free Family Fun at the Herbert Hoover Presidential MuseumStarts April 27, 2013
Kite flying fun and puppets! April 27 - April 28th is a weekend of fun for the entire family at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum. Saturday, the 27th, Kites Over Hoover Park will feature the 180 Go! Kite Performance Team and Sunday, the 28th the Eulenspiegel Puppets will perform, followed by a Children’s Workshop. All events are free and open to the public.
Travel Down the Yellow Brick Road at Ushers FerryStarts April 27, 2013
The cast of Theatre Cedar Rapids’ production of “The Wizard of Oz” will take over Ushers Ferry Historic Village on Saturday, April 27 from 12:30-3:30 p.m. (Participants must arrive by 12:30 p.m. and stay until 3:30 p.m.) People of all ages are invited to travel down the Yellow Brick Road and meet the play’s costumed characters along the way. There will be a magician, games on the lawn, a full-sized scarecrow making activity, and treats with the Wizard. Children are invited to participate costumed as their favorite Oz character.
Advance registration is required for this program. Admission is $13/child for residents and $14/child for non-residents. Admission is free for adults accompanying children. Register for program #114111-01. Call the Ambroz Recreation Center at (319) 286-5731
Pancake Breakfast at the Tic TocStarts April 28, 2013
All you can eat Pancake Breakfast at the Tic Toc from 8am to noon and support the H.D Youth Center. $7 Adults and $4 for children under 5.
CAMP COURAGEOUS OMELET BREAKFAST AND OPEN HOUSEStarts April 28, 2013
The annual Camp Courageous Omelet Breakfast and Open House will be Sunday, April 28, 2013. A breakfast of made-to-order omelets served with sausage, toast, coffee, juice, and milk will be served from 7AM to 1PM. Thirty trained omelet cooks will make an omelet with choices like ham, cheese, green peppers, and onions. It is recommended to come early for this wonderful breakfast. The cost is $6.00 for adults and $3.00 for children under 12.
NWS Peace ProgramStarts April 30, 2013
NWS PEACE Program, a non-profit and Department of State approved program is seeking caring families in our area to host high school age international exchange students. These students are ages 15-18 and now available for 'adoption'. For 5-12 months only! Students come with medical insurance, and spend money. You provide a loving home, care and guidance, 3 meals, a bed, and an experience of a life time for your family as well as the student. Bring the world to your doorstep. Call NWS PEACE Program today! 866-846-3977
Brewers/Cubs GameStarts April 30, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Department is offering a family trip to the Brewers/Cubs game at Miller Ballpark in Milwaukee on THursday, June 27. The motor coach departs at 7a.m from the Ambroz Recreation Center, 2000 Mt. Vernon Rd. SE and returns at 10p.m. Shaded, upper deck terrace seats have been reserved for trip participants. The fee is $85/person for residents and $93/person for non-residents. Meals and snacks are not included in the fee.
Newbo City MarketStarts May 1, 2013
Mark your calender: Every Thursday at the Newbo City Market from 5pm to 9pm May through October, Market goers can walk, bike or run on mapped routes to and from the Market. Bring the doggies! Enjoy a fresh, fun way to shop, socialize, eat and exercise. Online registration has begun at www.newbocitymarket/meetme, with more than 300 walkers, bicyclists and runners already registered. Walk-ups are welcome all summer and check-in is any time between 5 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Noelridge Farmers’ MarketStarts May 1, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Department will open the Noelridge Farmers’ Market on May 1. The Noelridge Farmers’ Market is located on the corner of Collins Road and Council Street NE. It is open Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. through Friday, October 18. (The Noelridge Market will be closed on May 27 and September 2.) Plants, cut flowers, fresh fruits and vegetables, doggie treats, kettle corn, meat, honey, baked goods and crafts are available at the market. The Noelridge Market is certified by the Iowa State Agriculture Department to accept IFMNP checks from the WIC Program and the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. For information about Senior Farmers’ Market checks, call (319) 398-5559.
Michael Daugherty to perform at McKinleyStarts May 2, 2013
McKinley Middle School will welcome home one of their most famous alumni, GRAMMY®-winning composer Michael Daugherty, on May 2 as guest conductor of the McKinley 8th grade band. The 7:30 p.m. performance will be held in the McKinley Auditorium. Daugherty, who attended McKinley Middle School and Washington High School, returns to his hometown for the Orchestra Iowa Premiere of his new work American Gothic, which was inspired by the artist Grant Wood.The middle school program will include a performance by the McKinley musicians of a Daugherty composition written for middle school band called “Alligator Alley.”
Daugherty will begin his residency at McKinley at 1 p.m. with a rehearsal and will then present a lecture and performance for the student body at 2 p.m. The 6th Grade Band will present their concert at 6 p.m. and the Jazz, 7th Grade and 8th Grade bands will perform at 7:30 p.m. The concert is free and a reception will follow both performances in the cafeteria.
May Friendship DayStarts May 3, 2013
May Friendship Day
Echo Hill Presbyterian Church
9000 C Ave NE
9:00a.m -Breakfast ($3.00)
9:45a.m - Worship
Questions: Phone Denise (550-7720)
Suicide Survivors Support GroupStarts May 3, 2013
The Suicide Survivors Support Group offers participants a safe place to talk about memories, ongoing grief and the stigma surrounding death by suicide. New members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Support group meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month and there is no cost to attend. For more information, contact Keri Neblett at (319) 351-2726 ext. 114 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are not able to participate in this meeting but would like more information or help with grief, the 24-Hour Crisis Line is available at (319) 351-0140 and is staffed by trained volunteers. Additional resources are available at www.jccrisiscenter.org.
Indian Creek Nature Center – Annual Spring Plant SaleStarts May 4, 2013
May 4 – Celebrate the gardening season and support the Indian Creek Nature Center by attending the Annual Spring Plant Sale on Saturday, May 4, from 9a-noon. This three hour event offers a variety of annuals and perennials including wildflowers, succulents, herbs and hostas. A Master Gardener will be available for consultation and advice. Contact Susuan Gordon at 319-362-0664 for more information.
Preservation Month at BrucemoreStarts May 4, 2013
Celebrate Preservation Month at Brucemore with free guided tours of the Mansion on Saturday, May 4 from 10am to 3pm and Sunday, May 5 from noon to 3pm. Follow a guide on tour of the 21- room Queen Anne Mansion and investigate the art, furnishings, technology, architecture, surrounding landscape, and stories preserved at Brucemore. For more information about Preservation Month activities during May visit Brucemore’s website.
1st Annual Pancake Breakfast & Block Party!Starts May 4, 2013
Saturday, May 4, 2013 The Marion Historical Society will host a pancake breakfast to benefit the Granger House and the Heritage Center and join their neighbors in celebrating the completion of Uptown Marion's first gorgeous new block. The breakfast and celebration will run from 7:00AM -11:00AM. 1st Annual Pancake Breakfast & Block Party!
Annual Spring Plant Sale-ICNCStarts May 4, 2013
Celebrate gardening season at the annual spring plant sale on Saturday, May 4, from 9 a.m. ‘til Noon at the Indian Creek Nature Center, 6665 Otis Road SE.This event offers a variety of annuals and perennials including wildflowers, geraniums, herbs and hosta. A Master Gardener will be available for consultation and advice; but it’s only three hours long, so come early! Presented by the Nature Center Guild, this fundraiser supports educational programs for adults and children.
Arthritis WalkStarts May 5, 2013
The Arthritis Foundation is pleased to announce this year’s Arthritis Walk to support the thousands of area people, young and old, who have been diagnosed with one of the over 130 types of arthritis. The Arthritis Walk will take place on Saturday, May 5 at Veteran’s Memorial Stadium, 950 Rockford Rd. SW in Cedar Rapids. Registration begins at 8:00 am with the walk starting at 9:00am. Registration is available on-line.
Jefferson High School presents the musical, Children of EdenStarts May 9, 2013
Jefferson High School presents the musical, Children of Eden, May 9-11, in the Jefferson Auditorium. With music and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz, the play is a musical telling of the story of Genesis. The show features a student cast of 45, a 12-member orchestra, and crew.
Performances are at 7 p.m. each evening.
The production is directed by Lynn Jensen and Brett Epperson, with technical direction by Joe Link and Bryan Schlotfelt.
Reservations can be made by calling 319-558-1423. Tickets are $8 adult, $6 students, $4 senior citizens.
Lace Up For Learning” 5K & 10K and Mile RunStarts May 11, 2013
The 6th annual “Lace Up For Learning” 5K & 10K and Mile Run to benefit the Cedar Rapids Community Schools Foundation is scheduled for Saturday, May 11 at Kingston Stadium, 907 15th Street SW. Runners and walkers are encouraged to plan their training schedule around this highly anticipated race that includes an Olympic style finish on the track at Kingston Stadium. Professional chip timing is available to all runners. The 5K and 10K will begin at 9:00 a.m. The mile run will start at 10:30 a.m. An awards ceremony will be held at 11:00 a.m. All runners are also registered for a raffle prize give-away. Additional race information and the registration form are available on the race website: laceup.cr.k12.ia.us or call (319) 558-2400.
Annual Music for Marion concertStarts May 11, 2013
The annual Music for Marion concert, entitled au naturel, by Red Cedar Chamber Music will be April 11 at 7:00 p.m. Again this year, the Arts Council will host a reception for both the concert and the gallery exhibit. This is an opportunity to enjoy both the visual and performing arts in one evening. It will be an evening of music and art, with the doors opening at 6:30 p.m. Event will be at Lowe Park Arts and Environment Center, 4500 North 10th Street in Marion.
National Train DayStarts May 11, 2013
On Saturday, May 11, the Belle Plaine Area Museum is celebrating National Train Day. There will be children's activities Railroad items for sale in the museum gift shop: T-shifts, whistles, prostcards and more. 10am - 2pm. The Central Iowa Model Train Club will have a display in the Railroad Observation Room.
Cedar Valley Humane Society-Pet First AidStarts May 11, 2013
The Cedar Valley Humane Society will
hold an Emergency Care and Safety Institute course in pet first aid on
Saturday, May 11, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at Pawsitive Paws Academy,
137 30th St. Dr. SE in Cedar Rapids. The class will also cover disaster
preparedness. The cost is $40, which includes a reference book and ECSI Pet
First Aid Certification valid for three years. Students are asked to bring
their own lunch and leave their pets at home.
Class is limited to 15 participants, and advance registration is required.
Register at www.cvhumane.org or call (319) 362-6288.
Neighborhood Litter CleanUpStarts May 11, 2013
Neighborhood Litter CleanUp
Neighborhoods across the city are picking up litter including: Kenwood Park, Wellington Heights, Lincoln Way, Ellis Harbor, Southwest Area Neighbors, and Cleveland Park
Electronics & Household Hazardous Materials Collection
9am-2pm Residents with their CleanUpCR ticket (found in their utility bill) can drop-off electronics and household hazardous materials at 2250 A St. SW, Cedar Rapids.
CarFit program for seniorsStarts May 11, 2013
Individuals are invited to receive a quick, comprehensive check of how they and their vehicle work together. A trained professional asks questions and completes a 12-point checklist in 20 minutes. Participants get recommended car adjustments and adaptations along with a list of area resources. This is a free service provided by UnityPoint Health – St. Luke’s Hospital department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation.
Saturday, May 11
Surgery Center Cedar Rapids parking lot, 1075 1st Ave. SE
Free, but please call for an appointment, 319/369-8877.
No-Kill Dog Shelter Moves to New Location on Cedar Rapids’ SW SideStarts May 11, 2013
Dogs Forever Safe Place, the only no-kill animal shelter in the Cedar Rapids-Marion area, has opened at 809 Rockford Road SW. Dogs Forever also has a store with gifts for dogs and people located next door to the shelter at 817 Rockford Road SW. The shelter is open every Saturday 11-3 and will hold an Open House from 11-3 Saturday, May 11.
Dogs Forever Safe Place was formerly at 3800 Wilson Avenue SW for 10 months before moving to its current location. The 809 building houses four or five dogs, which are walked, fed and socialized by volunteers three times each day. For more information, visit dog-rescue-iowa.org.
Mother’s Day Showcase-Noelridge GreenhouseStarts May 12, 2013
The annual Mother’s Day Showcase is Sunday, May 12 from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Noelridge Greenhouse, 4900 Council Street NE. Admission is free. Visitors will enjoy seeing hundreds of blooming plants, educational exhibits and special presentations on making a mini garden. The mini garden presentations will take place at 11:00 a.m. and again at 2:00 p.m. Professionally designed hanging baskets, mini garden kits, honey, greeting cards and original handcrafted jewelry will be available for sale.
Call the Noelridge Greenhouse, 286-5762, for more information.
Ushers Ferry Historic Village Celebrates Mother’s DayStarts May 12, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Department Ushers Ferry Historic Village is offering a tea for mothers, grandmothers and their children in celebration of Mother’s Day on Sunday, May 12 from 2:00-3:30 p.m. Participants will enjoy tea, tea time goodies, poetry readings, music and a craft.
The fee per person is $12 for residents and $13 for non-residents. Admission is free for children under age 2. Advance registration is required. Call the Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Department, (319) 286-5731, or go to www.crrec.org for more information
Auditions for Brucemore Outdoor Children’s Theater: The Amazing Story MachineStarts May 12, 2013
Auditions for Brucemore Outdoor Children’s Theater production of The Amazing Story Machine will be held on Sunday, May 12 from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. and Monday, May 13 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Bookbindery/Squash Court located near the Brucemore Visitor Center, 2160 Linden Dr. SE. Various roles are available for males and females at least 18 years of age and prepared to interact with young audiences. This is a cold-reading audition; no advance preparation required.
For more information, call (319) 362-7375 or visit www.brucemore.org.
Preservation Hall Jazz Band Performs Free Concert at BrucemoreStarts May 13, 2013
Brucemore will host a special 2013 event celebrating Hancher’s 40th anniversary and commemorating the five-year anniversary of the flood. On June 13 at 7:00 p.m., Living with Floods, will bring the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Hancher's opening performers in 1972—back to Iowa for a series of seven free outdoor concerts. Named for the esteemed music venue in the heart of New Orleans's French Quarter, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band is a true national treasure. Hailed as "America's Best Traditional Jazz Band" by All About Jazz, the group has been a driving force in American music ever since its inception in 1961, counting jazz royalty like Jelly Roll Morton and Louis Armstrong among its distinguished alumni. Now in its 51st year, this national treasure continues to honor the dirty rags, mournful blues, and laid back swing that form jazz's legacy.
The concert will be set amidst the historic charm near the Formal Garden on the Brucemore estate. Gates open at 6:00 p.m. No on-site parking is available except handicap parking by entering on Dows Lane. Outside food and beverages are allowed; however, pets are not. For further information or a listing of other concert sites across the state, visit www.brucemore.org or call (319) 362-7375.
2013 Linn County Fair Queen ContestStarts May 13, 2013
The Linn County Fair Association is currently accepting applications for the 2013 Linn County Fair Queen Contest as the deadline approaches on Wednesday. The Linn County Fair Queen Contest is open to ladies 16 to 21 years old that reside in Linn County and are an active member of at least one service organization in her community such as 4-H, FFA, Girl Scouts, and church youth groups. For a complete list of contestant qualifications go to http://www.thelinncountyfair.com/queen-competition.html. It is required that contestants have at least two years of involvement with The Linn County Fair prior to running.
Applications are due by May 15th. They can be mailed to The Linn County Fair - Queen Contest, PO Box 329, Central City, IA 52213. NO APPLICATIONS will be accepted by committee members.
Free advice for Veterans about BenefitsStarts May 14, 2013
So many veterans feel confused about benefits and services they've earned. There is so much to know...and so many changes from one year to the next. That's why the nonprofit D-A-V (Disabled American Veterans) offers help. The DAV Mobile Service Office will be at the following locations to personally provide the best counseling and claim filing assistance available. Like all D-A-V services, help from the Mobile Service Office is free to all veterans and members of their families.
Linn County Veteran Affairs,
1240 26th Avenue Court SW,
Cedar Rapids, Iowa.
21st Annual Marion Arts FestivalStarts May 18, 2013
21st Annual Marion Arts Festival
Saturday, May 18
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
City Square Park
Enjoy free, family friendly, come-as-you-are culture! The 21st Annual Marion Arts
Festival will feature 50 visual artists hailing from coast to coast, a range of hands-on
art experiences, specialty food vendors, and a fundraising half marathon and 5K.
Free “Art Museum Day”Starts May 18, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) will be participating in the 4th Annual Association of Art Museum Directors “Art Museum Day” on Saturday, May 18 by offering free admission to everyone from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Visitors are encouraged to come and view the Museum’s exhibition of I AM: Prints by Elizabeth Catlett before it closes on Sunday, May 26, 2013. The Association of Art Museum Directors (AAMD) and the Museum also appreciate viewers sharing their experiences via social media with the hashtag #ArtMuseumDay.
For more information on all that is happening at the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art, call 319.366.7503.
Hershey Track MeetStarts May 18, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Department is hosting the Hershey Track Meet, a free amateur track meet for girls and boys ages 9-14, on Saturday, May 18 at the Coe College Track at 1:00 p.m. Advance registration is required by May 15. Register at www.hersheystrackandfield.com or at the Ambroz Recreation Center. Participants may enter a total of three events in the local meet. Local winners may qualify for the state meet in Marshalltown on June 15. State winners may qualify for the national meet in Hershey, Pennsylvania, in early August. No shoes with spikes allowed.
More information about age groupings and events can be found at www.hersheystrackandfield.com or call Liz Malloy, Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Athletics Coordinator, (319) 286-5698.
Bringing Nature Home: Plant a Pizza GardenStarts May 18, 2013
Who likes pizza? Nothing is better than enjoying fresh ingredients from your own backyard pizza garden! Kids, bring Mom and Dad to learn about plants and help us create a pizza garden along the Sense of Wonder Trail. Take home plants and seeds for your own backyard garden! Cost: $10/M Family; $15/NM Family Call 362-0664 to register by phone or register online at indiancreeknaturecenter.org.
Marion East Cedar Rapids Rotary Club Waffle Breakfast and Silent AuctionStarts May 18, 2013
This Saturday, May 18th, from 7:00-10:00am, The Marion East Cedar Rapids Rotary Club will be having a Waffle Breakfast and Silent Auction. Held at the Vernon Middle School, they will have all-you-can eat Dad's Belgian Waffles, Sausages, Coffee, Orange Drink. Plus opportunities to bid on many great items via a silent Auction. Money raised goes to Marion / East Cedar Rapids Rotary charities including “Shoes for Kids.” Cost is $7.50 for adults, ages 5 and under eat free. For more information, please visit marionrotary.org.
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society will hold Walk MSStarts May 18, 2013
The National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest Chapter will hold
Walk MS: Cedar Rapids Saturday, May 18. Nearly 400 walkers are expected to come out and help raise more
than $46,000. Walk MS: Cedar Rapids is one of 33 walk events throughout Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota,
South Dakota and western Wisconsin.
WHAT: Walk MS: Cedar Rapids
WHEN: Saturday, May 18, check‐in: 8:30–10 a.m. Walkers can begin walking at 10 a.m.
WHERE: University Kirkwood Community College Main Campus ‐ Baseball/Softball fields (6301 Kirkwood
Blvd. SW) Cedar Rapids, IA
PARTICIPATION AND VOLUNTEER REGISTRATION:
Visit myMSwalk.org or call 800‐582‐5296
WHY: Dollars raised benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Upper Midwest Chapter
Best Doggone (and Catgone) Golf Tournament of 2013Starts May 19, 2013
The Iowa Humane Alliance and Last Hope Animal Rescue present the Best Doggone (and Catgone) Golf Tournament of 2013 taking place at Wildcat Golf Course in Shellsburg on Sunday, May 19th! Shotgun start at 9AM. This is a four person best shot event. To golf, call the Wildcat Golf Course at 436-4653 that's 436-GOLF. You don't have to be a golfer to come and check out the silent auction starting at 8AM. Merchandise up for bid include many great items and gift cards that everyone can use! The Best Doggone (and Catgone) Golf Tournament of 2013 presented by the Iowa Humane Alliance and Last Hope Animal Rescue Sunday, May 19th!
Second Annual Children’s Choral Workshop-Cedar Rapids Concert ChoraleStarts May 19, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale announces its second annual Children’s Choral Workshop. This workshop will provide third, fourth, and fifth graders with the opportunity to expand their musical skills by participating in a vocal music group with children their own age. It will also provide performance experience; Children’s Choral Workshop participants will perform with the Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale at its Pictures at an Exhibition concert on May 19, 2013. This six-week workshop will be held on Tuesday evenings from 6pm to 6:40pm at First Lutheran Church in downtown Cedar Rapids. Rehearsals begin on Tuesday, April 9, and will run through Tuesday, May 14. The workshop will end with a performance on Sunday, May 19. The workshop’s director is Rebecca Collier, a local elementary music teacher in Cedar Rapids. Tuition for this program is $30; scholarships are also available. For information on participating in these events, call 319-365-8221, e-mail to email@example.com.
Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale Announces Pictures at an ExhibitionStarts May 19, 2013
The Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale announces a Pictures at an Exhibition performance on May 19, 2013, to close its 2012-2013 season.
For this event, the Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale is partnering with Campbell Steele Gallery in Marion to bring in work from local artists as part of Pictures at an Exhibition. Art from Sharon Burns-Knutson, Stan Fellows, Gordan Kellenberger, Bob Naujoks, Paul Marlow, Corrine Smith, Priscilla Steele, and Marcia Wegman will be on display as CRCC performs selections from Cole Porter, James Taylor, The Doobie Brothers, and Leonard Bernstein.
In support of its mission to promote choral music and arts appreciation while providing youth and community outreach, CRCC’s Children’s Choral Workshop participants will also be performing as part of the concert. This group of 13 children from the Cedar Rapids area has been working with Director Rebecca Collier to prepare a selection of music especially for the event.
Before the concert, the Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale is hosting a lasagna dinner beginning at 5pm.
Pictures at an Exhibition will be held on Sunday, May 19. Dinner begins at 5pm, and the concert starts at 7pm at First Lutheran Church, located at 1000 3rd Avenue SE in Cedar Rapids.
Tickets are available by calling 319-365-8221, contacting a member of the Cedar Rapids Concert Chorale, or at the door:
26th ANNUAL “CRUISIN’ FOR CAMP COURAGEOUS”Starts May 19, 2013
On Sunday, May 19, 2013 Camp Courageous will hold the 26th annual “Cruisin’ for Camp Courageous” from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Admission is $5.00 for adults. Children 12 and under are free when accompanied by an adult. This fee will admit you to all events including the car show, entertainment, and much more. Free parking is available.
Presented by the Cedar Valley Street Rods, it is one of Iowa’s largest charity Car Shows and features hundreds of show cars, race cars, and trucks. Located at Camp Courageous just southeast of Monticello IA, this is a family event with a large silent and live auction, food, music, and huge craft show. 5 Marine in dress blues along with a Marine Hummer will be present for this year's show. New this year will be a Poker Walk with a prize for drawing the best hand. Prizes are also available for the 2nd annual “Car Part Art” contest. Pin striping demonstrations will be available and kids will love the games, prizes, and camp's bouncy house! Also, the camp train will be on the track to entertain all ages. Car enthusiasts from everywhere will want to attend this event with all proceeds going to Camp Courageous.
For more information contact Camp Courageous at (319) 465-5916 Ext. 2130 or visit www.campcourageous.org.
Systems Unlimited’s 24th Annual Golf ClassicStarts May 20, 2013
Systems Unlimited's 24th Annual Golf Classic
Pleasant Valley Golf Course
4390 Sand Rd SE/Gilbert St S, Iowa City
11 am tee time
$125 fee per golfer includes:
Round of golf with cart, lunch, and a reception with live music, hors d'oeuvres, and prizes!
Sign up your foursome on www.sui.org by May 14th.
Nooks and Crannies Tour at the BrucemoreStarts May 23, 2013
Visit every floor, peek into closed rooms, and satisfy curiosity through an all-access pass to the Brucemore Mansion during the Nooks and Crannies Tour – May 23 at 6:00 p.m. Marvel at the Skinner pipe organ room, discover the architectural oddities in the attic, and experience the sight and sound of a "rain storm" in the basement Tahitian Room. Examine the superior craftsmanship and learn about ongoing preservation work. The tour is not recommended for children under ten or individuals who have difficulty walking or climbing stairs. Admission is $15 per person and $12 per Brucemore member and includes a Historic Neighborhood Tour flipbook. Space is limited; purchase tickets by calling (319) 362-7375.
Full Moon Walk in the LabyrinthStarts May 24, 2013
Experience the spring prairie on a full moon evening as you stroll Indian Creek Nature Center’s prairie labyrinth with Marion Patterson. Cost: $4/M; $5/NM. Call 362-0664 to register by phone or register online at indiancreeknaturecenter.org.
13th Annual Cedar Rapids Fire Department (CRFD) Memorial 5K Run/WalkStarts May 25, 2013
Registration is open for the 13th Annual Cedar Rapids Fire Department (CRFD) Memorial 5K Run/Walk that will be held on Saturday, May 25th at College Community Schools, 401 76th Avenue SW. The CRFD Memorial 5K will be held on a USATF-certified 5K course. Races include the Kevin Sterenchuk 5K Run/Walk, a 5K Wheelchair Race, Joe Brakel Fire and Police Team Race, and the Junior Firefighter Half-Mile Fun Run. Entry fee is $15 before May 17, 2013, which includes a commemorative T-shirt. Registration after May 17th is $20. A no T-shirt option is available for $6. The Junior Firefighter Fun Run is free of charge. Registration and packet pick-up is between 7:00 a.m. and 8:15 a.m. on Saturday, May 25th.
Linn County Conservation Department-What’s All the Buzz About?Starts May 25, 2013
May 25, Saturday, 10:00 a.m.-Noon at Wickiup Hill
What’s All the Buzz About?
Bugs hold a bit of intrigue for everybody, but are often misunderstood. Find out why these pretty amazing creatures play a huge role in nature. This free, family-friendly event will feature fun and educational activities with a swarm of bug-related games and crafts. Maybe you’ll pick the lucky cockroach in the cockroach races! Come and go during this 2 hour event. No pre-registration required so grab the larvae and scurry over for all the six-legged fun.
Registration: Not required
IOWA RENAISSANCE FESTIVALStarts May 25, 2013
The 22nd annual IOWA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL & Gathering o'Celts will be enhanced this year with additional components, since it will be the final production for its originator Gregory Schmidt.
On Memorial Day Weekend, May 25-26-27th (11am to 6pm), armies of performers, edutainers and educators will converge onto the grounds and six stages of Middle Amana Park in the heart of the Amana Colonies. All of the participants have been recruited or developed through the years by Greg Schmidt, producer-director of numerous special events.
Admission costs for the Iowa Renaissance Festival will remain the same at $10 for adults, $6 for kids from 6 to 13, with tots free. The two-day pass will be $17, and the three-day pass will be $22. Group discounts are available. Parking is free.For location info and directions go to www.amanacolonies.com and for event details go to www.iowarenfest.com or firstname.lastname@example.org (641)357-5177.
Eastern Iowa Brass Band will perform a free concert at the Herbert Hoover Presidential MuseumStarts May 27, 2013
On Monday, May 27 at 2:00 p.m., the Eastern Iowa Brass Band will perform a free concert at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum. This concert is the first of many events scheduled this summer in conjunction with the new temporary exhibit, Iowans and the Civil War.
The Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum is located in West Branch, Iowa, ¼ mile off I-80 at Exit 254. The Museum is open daily from 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. This concert is free and open to the public, there is no reserve seating. Regular admission is charged to go through the Museum galleries. For more information please call 319-643-5301.
75 free family activities at the Tanager Place Summer FestStarts June 1, 2013
More than 75 free family activities during Summer Fest at the Rockwell Collins Sports Complex -- Saturday, June 1 from 3:30 – 8:30 p.m. Enjoy crafts, games, music and more during this outdoor festival celebrating Iowa’s families. Proceeds from rides and concessions go to support Tanager Place, helping children and families since 1879. For more information visit tanagerplace.org.
Resident Appreciation Day at the Downtown Farmers’ MarketStarts June 1, 2013
The City of Cedar Rapids invites all residents to attend Resident Appreciation Day at the Downtown Farmers’ Market on Saturday, June 1, from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Free gifts will be given to the first 2,000 residents who stop by either of the two City booth locations:
**Three large tents in Greene Square Park
**Two City booths near the intersection of 4th Avenue and 3rd Street SE
Residents are encouraged to stop by Greene Square Park anytime between 7:30 and 11:30 a.m. for special gifts, drawings for prizes, free water and kids’ games and activities. Plus, several City vehicles will be on display at the intersection of 4th Avenue and 5th Street SE near the park.
The two booths at the intersection of 4th Avenue and 3rd Street SE will feature special gifts and information about the City’s flood recovery efforts, including plans for the permanent Flood Management System on both sides of the Cedar River.
At 11 a.m., the Cedar Rapids City Council will announce the five 2013 Five Seasons Citizenship Award winners on the main stage near the intersection of 4th Avenue and 3rd Street SE. The Five Seasons Citizenship Awards program is sponsored by the University of Iowa Community Credit Union, which will provide two prizes for each of the five winners: an engraved clock and a $1,000 donation to the charity of the winner’s choice.
Local Dance Company holds auditions for dancers ages 4-19Starts June 2, 2013
MOvMNT Dance Company, a non-profit organization under the artistic direction of Lovar Davis Kidd will hold auditions for dancers age 4-19 on June 2nd, 2013. MDC is broken into four companies and the audition time slots are as follows: Kids (Ages 4-7) 1-2:30 PM, Youth (Ages 8-11) 3-4:30 PM, Teens (Ages 12-15) 5-6:30 PM, and Advanced Teens (Ages 16-19) 7-8:30 PM. Registration begins 30 minutes before your audition time. Dancers will be taught a short section of choreography for the audition. Attire should be comfortable, but should also show your personal style! Auditions will be held in The Cherry Building, 329 Tenth Ave SE, Suite 302 Cedar Rapids, IA 52403.
iExploreSTEM FestivalStarts June 9, 2013
K-8 kids and their families are invited to join iExploreSTEM (www.iExploreSTEM) for an exciting FREE afternoon of hands-on science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). The event will be held at the McKinley Middle School Grounds from 1-5 PM on June 9 in Cedar Rapids. Steve Goodall Principal of Mckinley Middle School and Mrs. Iowa International 2013 LaSheila Yates are producing the event.
Festival activities challenge children to think – to solve STEM problems – and introduce them to careers in STEM. Festivals are designed so that regardless of abilities, all children succeed and have fun. Kids might design and build a windmill, dissect a virtual cadaver, or explore a career through video games
Xavier Catholic Schools – Annual 5k/10kStarts June 15, 2013
June 15 – The Xavier Catholic Schools will be hosting their annual 5k/10k and introducing the new Puppy Pound Half Mile Kids Run! The events will be held June 15, 2013 with the 5k Run/Walk starting at 8:00 am, the Puppy Pound Kids Run starting at 9:00 am, and the 10k starting at 9:15 am. A $100 prize will be awarded to the top overall male and female finishers of each adult race. The top three male and female adult finishers in each age bracket will be awarded a medal. All Puppy Pound finishers will receive a medal. If you compete in both the 5k and the 10k you will be awarded a special “5k/10k Same Day” medal. Bring out the entire family and help support Xavier Catholic Schools. For more information, to register, or to download a flyer, please visit our website, You can also GetMeRegistered.com.
Apollo Commandery #26 Knights Templar Fathers Day Pancake BreakfastStarts June 16, 2013
Apollo Commandery #26 Knights Templar 21st Annual Fathers Day Belgian Waffle and Pancake Breakfast at the El Kahir Shrine Activities Center at 1400 Blairs Ferry Rd NE in Cedar Rapids. Serving from 8:00AM to 1:00pm, Belgian Waffles, Pancakes, Sausage, Bacon, Tomato Juice, Orange Juice, Milk and Coffee. All of this for only $8.00 for all you would care to eat. Come early and avoid the crowd!