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SSRO: Hooray for Hollywood

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 2:00pm
Iowa City Senior Center
In 12 hours 56 min

Join us as Senior Standing Room Only salutes the 90th Academy Awards, the oldest worldwide entertainment awards ceremony honoring the best films of the year. The Academy Awards, now known officially as The Oscars, is a set of twenty-four awards for artistic and technical merit in the American film industry, given annually by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences to recognize excellence in cinematic achievements. Walk the red carpet with us and revisit previous ceremonies through jokes, skits, and songs, and test your knowledge of celebrity and movie lore. Let's go to the movies!

Wonder Wednesdays: A is for Art

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 4:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 14 hours 56 min

Wonder Wednesdays is an after school STEAM-based program for students in kindergarten through second grade. Join us from 4 to 5 p.m. every Wednesday in February as we explore Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math in fun and creative ways.  

February 21 is A is for Art: Join us for string art activities.

Winter Reuse & Upcycling Series: Create Rugs from Scrap Material

Wednesday, February 21, 2018 - 6:30pm
East Side Recycling Center
In 17 hours 26 min

Transform unwearable clothes and scrap materials into beautiful rugs with local rugmaker, Diana Boeglin. 

Classes are free to participants and are structured for adults and children ages 12 and up, with supervision. Supplies are provided. 

Register today to reserve your spot by calling 319-887-6110 or emailing  

Cookies with Characters: Preschool Storytime

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 10:30am
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 day 9 hours

In honor of the One Book, Two Book festival this weekend, some of our favorite characters from children's literature will joining us for storytime and cookies after. You won't want to miss this special preview with some familiar friends such as Paddington Bear, Splat the Cat, Llama Llama, and Clifford!

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.

Tour of the Senior Center

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 11:00am
Iowa City Senior
In 1 day 9 hours

Everyone is invited to join a Membership Committee volunteer for a full tour of the Senior Center. Tours being in the 1st floor Lobby.

ICPL Teen Activity Group

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 day 14 hours

TAG, the Iowa City Public Library’s Teen Activity Group, is looking for new members.

TAG is open to students in grades 7 through 12. TAG members help plan teen programs and give teenage students a voice in the Library. Anyone wanting to make a difference in the Library, and earn volunteer hours at the same time, should give TAG a try.

Our February meeting will be held from 4 to 5 p.m. in the Koza Family Teen Center on Thursday, February 22.

City Council Listening Post

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 4:30pm
Kirkwood Community College, Iowa City Campus
In 1 day 15 hours

The next Iowa City Council Listening Post will be held on Thursday, February 22, 2018 from 4:30 to 6 p.m. at Kirkwood Community College, Iowa City Campus – Room 263 in the Credit Center, 1816 Lower Muscatine Road. Council listening posts provide opportunities for the community to engage with City leaders on topics that are important to them in an informal setting.