Z102.9 and Happy Joe’s want to help your child celebrate their birthday- hoping some pizza & ice cream might make their day!

We realize children haven’t been able to enjoy their birthday parties during this pandemic.  If one of those kids belongs to you, head to our Z102.9 Facebook page and get entered to win a $25 gift card to Happy Joe’s! Plus, winners will get a personalized birthday message from our ZJs!

Happy Joe’s is open for delivery and carry out at all 3 CR Metro locations. During the month of April, 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 locations!

happyjoes.com has more details.


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.


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!


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.


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!