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Thursday, April 17, 2014

  • [CANCELLED] Project Meeting
    8:30 AM
    Library Meeting Room B - view map
    Location: Meeting Room B Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 8:30 am - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 5:00 pm Group Name: ACT Business Archetecture Contact Person: Trent Hancock Contact Phone: 319-541-6704 Contact Email: trent.hancock@act.org Second Contact Phone: 319- Description: Project Meeting Closed to public.

    For more information contact: Trent Hancock , 319-541-6704

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  • Any Given Child meeting
    9:00 AM
    Library Meeting Room A - view map
    Location: Meeting Room A Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 9:00 am - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 10:30 am Group Name: Hancher Contact Person: Erin Donohue Contact Phone: 319-335-0009 Contact Email: erin-donohue@uiowa.edu Second Contact Phone: 319- Description: The Library is working with local arts organizations, ICCSD and local businesses to plan a new arts education initiative for Iowa City. Open to public.

    For more information contact: Erin Donohue , 319-335-0009

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  • Senior Tech Zone
    10:30 AM
    Library Computer Lab - view map
    Location: Computer Lab Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 10:30 am - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 12:30 pm Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk Contact Phone: 356-5200 Contact Email: refquest@icpl.org Co-Sponsor: Johnson County Livable Communities Co-Sponsor Phone: 338-0515 Description: Want to learn how to use Google or make better searches? Or would you like to try your hand at Facebook, blogging or learn how to scan? Or maybe you just need some extra help using a computer. Come join your peers for a two-hour drop in session, no sign-up needed and it is free! Open to public.

    For more information contact: Reference Desk , 356-5200

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  • Spring Cleaning Sale
    10:30 AM
    Library Computer Lab - view map
    Location: The Book End Bookstore Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 10:30 am - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 7:00 pm Staff or Desk Contact: Patty McCarthy Contact Phone: 319-356-5249 Co-Sponsor Phone: 319- Description: Buy one, get TWO items of equal or lesser value free during this special sale at The BookEnd store on the second floor of the library. Shop from 10:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m. today. Open to public.

    For more information contact: Patty McCarthy, 319-356-5249

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  • Preschool Storytime: Deanne Wortman
    10:30 AM
    Library Storytime Room - view map
    Location: Storytime Room Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 10:30 am - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 11:00 am Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk Contact Phone: 319-356-5200, option 6 Description: A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children who are 3,4, or 5 years old. Open to public.

    For more information contact: Children's Desk, 319-356-5200, option 6

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  • Money Smart Week meeting
    11:30 AM
    Library Meeting Room E (2nd Floor) - view map
    Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor) Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 11:30 am - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 12:30 pm Staff or Desk Contact: Reference Desk Contact Phone: 319-356-5200 Co-Sponsor: ICPL Co-Sponsor Contact: Maeve Clark Co-Sponsor Phone: 319-887-6004 Co-Sponsor Email: mavclark@icpl.org Description: 2014 Preliminary Planning Meeting Closed to public.

    For more information contact: Reference Desk, 319-356-5200

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  • Legislative Luncheon w/ David Cobb
    11:30 AM
    Library Meeting Room A - view map
    Location: Meeting Room A Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 11:30 am - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 2:00 pm Group Name: Iowa City Move To Amend Contact Person: Holly Hart Contact Phone: 319-331-9616 Contact Email: hhart11@gmail.com Second Contact Name: Dawn Jones Second Contact Phone: 319-646-6712 Second Contact Email: dawn-jones@uiowa.edu Description: Luncheon w/ David Cobb or Move To Amend. Informal and informational meeting with elected officials regarding effort to address Campaign Finance Reform, Citizens United and McCutcheon, etc., etc., etc. General public is welcome! Open to public.

    For more information contact: Holly Hart , 319-331-9616

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  • ICN # 560028 - PCC/ IA Chiropractic Society
    12:00 PM
    Library Meeting Room D (ICN) - view map
    Location: Meeting Room D (ICN) Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 12:00 pm - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 3:00 pm Staff or Desk Contact: Toni Blair Contact Phone: 515-281-8958 Closed to public.

    For more information contact: Toni Blair, 515-281-8958

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  • Flimscene Executive Committee
    12:00 PM
    Library Meeting Room C - view map
    Location: Meeting Room C Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 12:00 pm - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 1:30 pm Group Name: Filmscene Contact Person: Karen Chappell Contact Phone: 319-341-3774 Contact Email: karen-chappell@uiowa.edu Second Contact Name: - Second Contact Phone: 319- Description: Executive Committee meeting Closed to public.

    For more information contact: Karen Chappell , 319-341-3774

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  • Introductory presentation on Transcendental Meditation and how it works.
    12:30 PM
    Library Meeting Room B - view map
    Location: Meeting Room B Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 12:30 pm - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 2:30 pm Group Name: Iowa City TM Center Contact Person: Linda Rainforth Contact Phone: 319-936-1986 Contact Email: lrainforth@tm.org Second Contact Name: Penelope Makeig Second Contact Phone: 319-233-7835 Description: How does TM differ from other forms of meditation and what does the research validate. Open to public.

    For more information contact: Linda Rainforth , 319-936-1986

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  • Staff Scanning
    2:00 PM
    Library Meeting Room E (2nd Floor) - view map
    Location: Meeting Room E (2nd Floor) Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 2:00 pm - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 3:30 pm Staff or Desk Contact: Candice Contact Phone: 319-887-6031 Co-Sponsor Phone: 319- Closed to public.

    For more information contact: Candice, 319-887-6031

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  • Wii Gaming for School-age Children
    3:00 PM
    Library Storytime Room - view map
    Location: Storytime Room Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 3:00 pm - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 5:00 pm Staff or Desk Contact: Children's Desk, Intern Contact Phone: 356-5200 Open to public.

    For more information contact: Children's Desk, Intern, 356-5200

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  • Teen Center After School Tech Times
    3:00 PM
    Library Storytime Room - view map
    Location: Teen Area Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 3:00 pm - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 8:00 pm Staff or Desk Contact: Brian V Contact Phone: 319-887-6076 Contact Email: teens@icpl.org Description: The Teen Center will be open to use the internet and hangout! Make multimedia projects and be creative or play video games on the big screen. iPads and laptops are available to use.

    For teens in 7th-12th grade. Open to public.

    For more information contact: Brian V , 319-887-6076

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  • Livability Film Series
    3:00 PM
    Library Meeting Room A - view map
    Location: Meeting Room A Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 3:00 pm - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 5:00 pm Group Name: Washington County Green Party Contact Person: Dawn Jones Contact Phone: 319-646-6712 Contact Email: dawn-jones@uiowa.edu Second Contact Phone: 319- Open to public.

    For more information contact: Dawn Jones , 319-646-6712

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  • Iowa City Blue Zones Project Kick-off
    5:00 PM - 7:30 PM
    Downtown Sheraton, 210 S. Dubuque Street, Iowa City

    Join us at the Downtown Sheraton for an evening of excitement and engagement as we officially kickoff Iowa City's quest to become a certified Blue Zones Community. All ages are invited to participate in activites which will celebrate our community, our well-being, and our future as we work together to become a Blue Zones Community!


    The kickoff will feature speaker Dan Buettner, best-selling author of The Blue Zones and Thrive, along with Dan Burden from the Walkable and Livable Communities Institute. This is a fantastic opportunity for residents to see all the activities and opportunities the Blue Zones Project has to offer.


    Additionally, participants will be treated to live music from local percussionists; a performance by the Spirit Squad; Blue Zones inspired food samples and cooking demonstrations; Free t-shirts, water bottles, drawstring knapsacks,magnets, seed packets; social media photo booth and more!


    Area residents of all ages are encouraged to join us for this FREE event, please click the orange RSVP button to show your support!


     


    FREE PARKING!!

    The City of Iowa City has generously granted FREE PARKING for Kick-off attendees at both the Dubuque Street Ramp, and the Court Street Transportation Center. Thank you to The City of Iowa City for supporting the Blue Zones Project - Iowa City Kick-off!

    For more information contact: Blue Zones Project Iowa City , 319-337-0523

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  • Airport Commission Meeting
    6:00 PM
    Airport Terminal Building - view map

    For more information contact: Marian Karr , (319) 356-5041

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  • Housing and Community Development Commission Meeting
    6:30 PM
    Helling Conference Room, City Hall - view map

    For more information contact: Tracy Hightshoe , (319) 356-5244

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  • Girl up
    6:30 PM
    Library Meeting Room A - view map
    Location: Meeting Room A Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 6:30 pm - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 8:30 pm Group Name: Girl Up Contact Person: Lauren Coffey Contact Phone: 515-418-0775 Contact Email: lcoffey534@gmail.com Second Contact Name: Yashar Vasef Second Contact Phone: 515-418-0775 Description: An open mike night to discuss girls rights Open to public.

    For more information contact: Lauren Coffey , 515-418-0775

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  • Paul's Book Club - Prairie Lights Books
    7:00 PM
    Library Meeting Room B - view map
    Location: Meeting Room B Time: Thu Apr 17th, 2014 7:00 pm - Thu Apr 17th, 2014 8:00 pm Group Name: Paul's Book Club Contact Person: Paul Ingram Contact Phone: 319-337-2681 Contact Email: paul@prairielights.com Description: This month's book: Disobedience by Jane Hamilton

    Everybody is welcome.
    Open to public.

    For more information contact: Paul Ingram , 319-337-2681

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  • Planning and Zoning Commission Meeting
    7:00 PM
    Emma Harvat Hall, City Hall - view map

    For more information contact: Bob Miklo , (319) 356-5240

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Most formal City Council meetings are televised on City Government Channel 4 (Mediacom). For broadcast information regarding a specific meeting, call the City Clerk's office at (319) 356-5040. All televised meetings are also streamed live and archived on the City Channel 4 website.

For those interested in cultural, entertainment, or other local events, visit the Iowa City Downtown District, ICCCVB or Cultural Corridor.

City staff make all attempts to keep this calendar accurate. Last minute changes or errors can occur; however. Contact staff member listed for up to date information.

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