APRIL FONG’S DAY GIVEAWAY!

We’re giving away FREE Fong’s TODAY, and we’re not foolin’- consider it April Fong’s Day!

Tune in all day long TODAY for a chance to win a $30 gift card towards delicious specialty pizzas, handmade appetizers, sandwiches, or salads.

They also offer gluten friendly, vegetarian, & vegan selections.

Fong’s Pizza in Newbo is currently open for take-out or delivery only. Call ahead, or order online. Head to fongspizza.com to check out their temporary hours and menu.

And, of course, keep listening to Z102.9 TODAY for your chance to win FREE FONG’S!

3 O’CLOCK MOVE & GROOVE, BROUGHT TO YOU BY IMON COMMUNICATIONS!

Feeling down because you’re stuck at home? Don’t worry, you’re not alone! We’re inviting you to Z102.9’s 3 O’Clock Move and Groove, brought to you by ImOn Communications!

Stop whatever it is that you’re doing and join us for a 15 minute dance party! Sometimes you just need to take a break…. reset…and get down to the beats!

Set an appointment on your Smart Speaker, or take a mental note to tune in to Z102.9’s 3 O’Clock Move and Groove!

ImOn Communications offers free community Wi-Fi in various locations in the Cedar Rapids metro area, providing Internet access to many who may not have it otherwise.

“With school and public library closures, many of our citizens have lost their only access to the Internet,” says Patrice Carroll, CEO of ImOn.  “ImOn offers free community Wi-Fi at various locations where people can access the Internet safely while still practicing social distancing.”

ImOn’s free community Wi-Fi is available at NewBo City Market, McGrath Amphitheatre, and the downtown area of Cedar Rapids, as well as at Guthridge, Tucker and Clark Parks in Hiawatha and the Ped Mall in Iowa City.  Users should be able to access these networks outdoors or even from their vehicles to enable social distancing.

By the way, if you’re looking for faster internet services and better cable TV in Cedar Rapids, Marion, Hiawatha & Iowa City, check out ImOn Communications. Head to imon.net for details.

BIRDS OF PREY DIGITAL DOWNLOAD W/ JENNY VALLIERE!

Looking for new movies to get you through quarantine? Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey is now available for purchase – own the digital movie today!

Tune in with Jenny Valliere 2-6 PM all week, for a chance to win a FREE digital download.

From Suicide Squad to Birds of Prey, Harley Quinn – played by Margot Robbie – is the ultimate edgy anti-hero vs. one of DC’s favorite super-villains, Black Mask – played by Ewan McGregor.

The soundtrack features songs by Halsey, Doja Cat, Normani, and more!

Get more details on the Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey Facebook page!

THEY’RE STILL OPEN – DELIVERY, CARRY-OUT, CURBSIDE!

Since we can’t dine in… let’s all dine out! Curbside pick-up, carry-out, and delivery are still options at many restaurants in the ICR area!

Bari Italian in Cedar Rapids will offer Curbside Pickup (delivery for larger orders) from 3 PM – 8PM Monday-Saturday. They have regular and family styles menus available. Check out their Facebook for directions on how to order and to take a look at their menus.
You can still pick up a tasty sandwich at Subway for carry out only.
Fong’s Pizza will offer curbside pickup and delivery from 11 AM – 7 PM on pizza and tall boys!
Ox Yoke Inn is providing carry-out right now and you can check out their special carry-out menu on their website.
Wendy’s is still offering drive through service on their fresh, never frozen burgers!
Pick up something sweet or salty from Sweetopia for the kids or your loves ones. They of course have delectable chocolate treats, but are also offering chicken pot pies, chicken fried rice, and an assortment of breads!
You can also get your fix of delicious potato oles and tacos by swinging through the Taco John’s drive thru!
Pick up some delicious baked goods curbside or call ahead to place an order for a cake with Iced Bakery located in Marion.
If you’re struggling to provide a meal for your children La Cantina Bar N Grill is offering free box lunches for kids. They ask that you call ahead and speak with a manager to arrange a time for pick up. You can also order lunch or dinner for delivery or curbside pickup!
Hit up Papa Murphy’s to grab a take-n-bake pizza for the entire family for carryout!
Zio Johno’s is also ready to fulfill your hunger with delicious garlic bread and spaghetti for the entire family! Delivery or carry-out!

Chick-fil-A Lindale is open for drive-through and they are also open with curbside delivery through their mobile app. The Chick-fil-A app can also be used in the drive-through.

CoralRidge Chick-fil-A is open for inside pick-up and curbside deliver from 12 PM – 5 PM.

GIVE THE KIDS SOMETHING TO DO!

So we’re all in this together! Here are some activities and links we’ve found to help occupy the time for kids (young and old) while we’re stuck at home!

How about coloring pages?


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Enough coloring for today? Try playing Virtual Boggle and come up with as many words as possible from the letters on these cards!


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Virtual Boggle? – Yes please!

Here are some links of more activities we’ve found!
150+ Enrichment Activities for Children While Parents are Working Remotely
30 Free Virtual Learning Resources for COVID-19 School ClosuresCara Carroll
Play to Learn – A delightful preschool experienceplaytolearnpreschool.us
Daily Free Learning Workbooks for Teachers to Share with Parents while Schools are Closed – Kids will actually do these!edhelper.com
Activities for Kids at Home After Coronavirus School Closuretime.com
Coronavirus quarantine: 100 things to do while trapped insideusatoday.com
How to Entertain Your Young Children During Quarantine (2020): iPod Touch, Lego, Podcastswired.com
125 Things to Do With Kids During Coronavirus Pandemic, Social Distancing and Quarantineparade.com
Virtual Easter Egg Hunt – iowaegg.org
Create a neighborhood “bear hunt”

Highland Ridge Senior Living Community in Williamsburg is looking for pen pals.
If you are interested please send your letters to:

Pen Pal
c/o Ashley Rathjen
100 Village View Circle
Williamsburg IA 52361

Have to fill some of that time talking about Coronavirus? This can help!
7 Simple Tips on How to Talk to Kids About the Coronavirussavethechildren.org
How to Talk to Your Kids About Coronaviruspbs.org
Coronavirus (COVID-19): How to Talk to Your Childkidshealth.org
Talking to Kids About the Coronaviruschildmind.org

You can also take a break from whatever it is that you’re doing and join us for Z102.9’s 3 O’Clock Move and Groove! It’s a 15 minute dance party each week day!

JOIN THE Z102.9 STREET TEAM!

Looking for a career in promotions/broadcasting?

The Z102.9 Street Team is a great way to start! We are searching for outgoing, motivated, hardworking individuals who would like to learn the ins and outs of promotional events, for a company that is heavily involved in the ICR community.

Most of our DJs started with the Street Team, enhancing their skills and getting hands-on experience for their careers!

Now accepting applications to join our squad. Open summer availability is requested. Email our Program Director, Jenny Valliere, jenny@kzia.com.

RUN CRANDIC MARATHON IS NOW VIRTUAL!

The Cedar Rapids and Iowa City Area school districts need our support, more than ever. You can help by taking part in a now virtual event – The Run CRANDIC Challenge!

This race supports our school districts, and will bring the ICR community together virtually, in response to the COVID 19 public health emergency. Choose a route length, complete it between April 26th and May 9th, and record your information.

Participants will receive a race t-shirt, medal, certificate and 30% off registration for next year!

Head to runcrandic.com for updated information on the virtual Run CRANDIC Challenge!