THIS Saturday night, the Iowa City Municipal Airport turns into a drive-in movie theatre as the “Summer of the Arts” presents the Free Movie Series!

This year looks a little different as you will need to register your car for each film, as space is limited.

This FREE movie series runs each Saturday thru the end of August — TOMORROW watch KNIVES OUT.


Gates open at 8 PM and the movie will start at sundown. In event of rain, the Free Movie Series will be cancelled for that date.

Click here to register your car and for all of the details on this movie series including new rules and regulations due to Covid-19.


Every Tuesday in July is a Taco Pizza Tuesday with Happy Joes Pizza & Ice Cream!

Tune in every Tuesday for your chance to win a $30 gift card to go towards one of their iconic Taco Pizzas!

Happy Joe’s is open for delivery and carry out at all CR Metro and Coralville locations and during the month of July, use code HAPPY when you order online and get 25% off your order.

When in-restaurant dining is back, don’t forget to book your birthday parties and family nights in the party room at the Lindale/Collins Road location!

Gead to to find a location near you and look at the menu!


Come see us every Wednesday from 4 PM – 6 PM at the Noelridge Farmers’ Market at Noelridge Park in Cedar Rapids.

While you’re picking up your farm fresh fruits and veggies make sure to stop by and see us and take the pledge against distracted driving.

This year UFG and Z102.9 want to challenge YOU to take the pledge — a pledge that you will put your phone down when driving so you can focus on the drive.

Click here for more details on where to find us at the Noelridge Farmers’ Market!


Lost Island Waterpark is now open daily from 10:30 AM until 6:30 PM!

Tune in all week with Lady J from 10 AM – 2 PM for a chance to win a 4-pack of tickets for the family!

Waterslides, tube slides, the water coaster, wave pool, lazy river and more! Plus, enjoy the longest go-kart track in the Midwest, try the zip line or play adventure golf.

You can purchase tickets at and show ‘em on your mobile phone when you get there!

Park capacity may be limited, so check Lost Island’s website for real time attendance before you arrive.


Don’t miss out on Innovative Aesthetics Virtual Summer Open House on Thursday, July 16th from 9 AM – 7 PM!

Innovative Aesthetics will have AMAZING pricing, gift card sales, drawings, special gifts with purchase, and demonstrations throughout the day on social media.

ALL specials and links to order online will be available on their social media and website starting at 12 AM on July 16th for ONE DAY ONLY.

Also, if you tune in to The Morning Scramble from 6 AM – 10 AM all this week you will have your shot at winning a $50 gift card to Innovative Aesthetics.

If you are one of the lucky winners of a gift card you will also go into a grand prize drawing for a Body Care Zents Gift Basket valued at $100!

Head to for more details!


Tune in all this week from 2 PM – 6 PM with Jenny Valliere for your chance to win a $30 gift card to Video Games Etc!

Buy or sell, video games and systems, smart phones, tablets, smart watches at Video Games Etc!

Their store locations in Coralville and Cedar Rapids are now open regular hours or you can call to place an order for curbside pickup!

Head to and check them out!


Events on your calendar may have been canceled, but summer isn’t!

Z102.9 has teamed up with our friends at Lost Island Waterpark, giving you tips all summer long to beat this Bummer Summer!

Enjoy some upcoming events/activities like:

  o   Happy Hour with Maestro Tim – Grab a drink and join Orchestra Iowa on Facebook LIVE for virtual Happy Hour with Maestro Tim! This weekly event features the Maestro himself, sharing stories, cracking jokes, and answering all your questions. Every Tuesday at 5 PM!

  o   A Socially Distant Backyard BBQ Party – Show your support for the North Liberty Blues & BBQ Festival, local restaurants and artists by visiting on July 11th for crafting with your kids, biting into mouthwatering barbecue and quenching your thirst with brews from local breweries.

  o   Amana Colonies Bike and Hike Weekend – Enjoy the great outdoors in the Amana Colonies July 11th and 12th. This event highlights exercise, the outdoors, and the historic Amana Colonies. Bring your bicycle or walking shoes, as there are events and special routes set up for all skill and age levels. Visit for all the details.

  o  Kernels Sports Trivia Night – Are you 21 or older? Get your co-workers together, or form a team of 4 with your friends for Sports Trivia Night at the ballpark! Thursday, July 30th | 6-8 PM. Play in a safe environment on the concourse. Each team of four costs $100 ($25 / person) and includes admission, drinks, and food for the entire squad. Deadline to reserve your team is Tuesday, July 28th.

  o   2020 Camp Wapsie Day Camp and Ranger Outdoor Skills – These programs give children safer options to get out and grow through camp activities. Spots are still available in some of these sessions! Register at

  o   Wapsie StayCation Family Cabin Rentals – Refresh your spirit, mind, and body while experiencing some of the unique opportunities YMCA Camp Wapsie has to offer! Families can rent a cabin for up to 10 people with a private bathroom, food, and socially distanced access to some of camp’s amenities including canoeing, swimming and archery led by Wapsie staff and a variety of Wapsie activities families can enjoy on their own. Visit for pricing, details and registration info.

  o   Virtual 18th Annual Fish-O-Rama – This years event will take place Saturday, August 1st. Participants can choose from three registration levels, then fish from their favorite spot and continue to support the Boys and Girls Club virtually! For all of the details and to register, visit

  o   Rollin’ Recmobile – The City of Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation is bringing summer fun to your neighborhood wit the Rollin’ Recmobile! A van loaded to the top with recreation equipment and games that will be hitting 14 different parks 6 days a week. Click here to see the schedule!

  o   Fire Hydrant Water Play – The Cedar Rapids Fire Department will turn on fire hydrants for water play at Rollin’ Recmobile stops at Cherry Hill, Delaney and Bever Parks.  Click here to see the schedule!

  o   Cedar Rapids Public Library Summer Dare – Designed for learners of all ages, with activities designed to encourage lifelong learning, interaction and experiences in the library and beyond!

Stay tuned to Z102.9 for more tips to avoid a Bummer Summer!


Nearly all local businesses have been hurt by the pandemic – many having to shift to an online or curbside model, and many have had to close their doors.

Several local businesses have already announced they are closing permanently. No more strikes. We have to act now! Join the team and take the Rally C.A.P. Challenge!

This program calls for all area residents to support our local economy – the local businesses, restaurants, arts and cultural attractions, and everything that makes our area a great place to live. Earn “Rally Cards” with every purchase, that can be redeemed for swag and rewards!

Think local first. Let’s rally! Find out how to support local business and get more details on the Rally C.A.P. Challenge at


The Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers Markets have gone drive-thru for the 2020 season!

Attendees can pick up items from farm and food product vendors at Saturday July 18th‘s market, AFTER placing orders online.

Online orders for the July 18th market are open now and must be placed by Thursday, July 16th at 6 PM.

After you’ve placed your order online you can drive thru the market any time between 8 AM – 11 AM.

Drive-thru markets offer a safe option to support Iowa farmers and small businesses. Support virtual vendors, not present at the market, by shopping online and setting up local delivery or pick up!

Find a link to instructions, vendors and a map at


We understand routines have changed lately.

If you missed your daily dose of The Morning Scramble, you can now listen back!

Access their shows in podcast form by clicking here or via the Podcast app for iPhones.

Whether you want to listen back to an interview, catch up on your pop culture update with Z’s Sleaze, find out who won a debate during Jury In a Hurry, or hear the latest Momtroversey, we’ve got your back!