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In an effort to show appreciation for the service and sacrifices made by our military veterans, the City of Cedar Rapids will host the inaugural Patriot Week golf event. Patriot Week celebrates veterans and their contributions to our freedom by offering veterans a free round of golf with a cart from Monday, August 25th through Monday, September 1st (Labor Day) at Ellis, Gardner and Twin Pines Golf Courses. “Patriot Week is a way for the City and the businesses contributing to the event to demon...
Free Round of Golf for All Iowa Veterans during Patriot Week The City of Cedar Rapids is now offering all Iowa veterans a free round of golf with a cart from Monday, August 25th through Monday, September 1st (Labor Day) at Ellis, Gardner and Twin Pines Golf Courses as part of the first ever Patriot Golf Week event. All active duty and honorably discharged veterans, retired National Guard and reserves are eligible to participate in the event. Veterans may pick up a certificate for their round o...
Observe National Sickle Cell Awareness Month this September by donating blood with the American Red Cross Help maintain a diverse blood supply to meet the needs of all patients   The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply by giving blood in honor of National Sickle Cell Awareness Month this September. Sickle cell disease is an inherited disease that causes red blood cells to form an abnormal crescent shape. It is estimated that sickle ...
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The Friday Night Concert Series takes place on the Pedestrian Plazaatthe Weatherdance Fountain Stage outside of the Sheraton Iowa CityHotel.Concerts run from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.  Bring your lawn chair andenjoy theevening!   September 5   Kevin BF Burt & Big Medicine, sponsored by McGladrey   September 12 Zeta June AND Fire Sale, sponsored by Iowa Book  For More information click here!
The Friday Night Concert Series takes place on the Pedestrian Plazaatthe Weatherdance Fountain Stage outside of the Sheraton Iowa CityHotel.Concerts run from 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.  Bring your lawn chair andenjoy theevening!    September 12 Zeta June AND Fire Sale, sponsored by Iowa Book  For More information click here!

A fundraiser for The Walk to Defeat ALS"

$5.00 Admission and Children 3 and under are free!

Raffle and Prizes, Carnival Games, Balloon Animals, Frisbee Golf Tournament, Bag Tournaments, and BBQ THIS food available for purchase!

The fun is happening Saturday, September 13th from 1:00pm-4:00pm at Jones Park and is hosted by team Butterfly Kisses!

Community members invited to support suicide prevention through Out of the Darkness Walk Registration is open now for the annual Out of the Darkness Walk. The Out of the Darkness Walk, hosted by the Johnson County Suicide Prevention Coalition, raises funds for the American Foundation of Suicide Prevention, with a portion of the proceeds used locally for suicide-prevention and suicide-loss programs. Participants who raise $100 or more qualify for an event t-shirt. The walk is scheduled for Sun...
  Schedule of Events Friday night: Island Fever Welcome Party Sponsored by Backpocket Brewery Friday Sept 19th 8pm till 11pm Jambo Joe Bones acoustic show in the beer garden *walking distance from host hotel Saturday: Bloody’s Bagels and Beef Sticks 9:30am till Noon Onsite at the Marriott “Official” Island Fever Pre-Party 1pm till 4pm Saturday afternoon the party gets started and this event is for anyone who has purchased a Phlocking Ticket Cash bar for drinks “Cheeseburger in Par...
Volunteers needed to restore ecosystem of Faulkes Woods Invasive plant removal set for Sept. 20 in Marion Faulkes Heritage Woods is one of the natural treasures of Linn County, but invasive plant species are putting this ecosystem at risk. To combat the problem, several organizations are partnering for a one-day event called Folks at Faulkes.  Marion-based Trees Forever, the City of Marion Parks and Recreation Department, the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation and Winding Pathways, LLC are co...
Conquer Chiari Walk is on September 30th, 2014 at Noelridge Park Lagoon Pavilion in Cedar Rapids! Registration begins at 9:30am and the walk starts at 11:00am. Options: 1.6 Mile Walk or a 5K Fun Run There will be music, food and lots of fun! PRE-REGISTER AT: WWW.CONQUERCHIARI.ORG   Chiari Malformation is a serious neurological disorder affecting 300,000 people in the US. The Conquer Chiari Walk Across America is a series of local awareness and fundraising walks held across the country on t...
2014 Iowa City Walk to End Alzheimer's Date: 9/21/2014 Location: Lower City Park (Riverside Festival Stage) 200 E. Park Road Iowa City, IA 52246 Route Length: 2 miles 1pm Registration, Ceremony at 1:30pm, Walk at 2:00pm Map  Coordinator: Angelica Vannatta Phone: 319-294-9699 Email: avannatta@alz.org General Information Where do the funds go? All funds raised throughWalk to End Alzheimer's further the care, support and research effortsof the Alzheimer's Association. The Alzheimer's Associati...
Location: Greene Square Park 400 4th Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401   Route Length: 2 miles   The Alzheimer's Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s® is the world’s largest event to raise awareness and funds for Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Held annually in more than 650 communities nationwide, this inspiring event calls on participants of all ages and abilities to reclaim the future for millions. Together, we can end Alzheimer’s disease, the nation’s sixth-leading cause of de...
2014 Cedar Rapids Walk to End Alzheimer's Date: 9/27/2014 Location: Greene Square Park 400 4th Ave SE Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 Route Length: 2 miles Registration at 9am | Ceremony at 9:30am | Walk at 10am Map   Coordinator: Angelica Vannatta Phone: 319-294-9699 Email: avannatta@alz.org   General Information Where do the funds go? All funds raised throughWalk to End Alzheimer's further the care, support and research effortsof the Alzheimer's Association. The Alzheimer's Association is a...
We invite you to join us for our 3rd annual tailgate as the Hawkeyes swarm* the Ross-Ade Stadium where they will take on Purdue for the Big Ten Conference season opener! Girdiron Bash (formally Kinnick for Kids) tickets are on sale NOW. Order yours today before their gone (sold out last year). Invite your family, friends, and neighbors and cheer on the Hawkeyes and/or the Boilermakers from the Kinnick Stadium Press Box, McCord Club Lounge on the Big Screen. This is a tailgate experience you do ...
The Cedar Rapids Beer Nuts Home Brew Club will be hosting a home brewing festival Saturday, September 27th from 1:00-5:00 PM at Benz Beverage Depot 501 7th Ave SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401. Home brewing clubs from around the state will be traveling to Cedar Rapids to serve their one-of-a-kind beers to the public. In addition to beer sampling, there will be live music, food vendors, soda sampling, and educational presentations. This is a very unique event in which home brewed beer is spotlighted. N...
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