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Kolaimni: Healing with the Light

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 3:30pm
Iowa City Senior Center
In 57 min 55 sec

In 1996 Mechi Garza, a Native American elder and healer of Choctaw and Cherokee descent, came to Fairfield, Iowa to teach Kolaimni (pronounced "Ko-lame-nee"), an ancient method of energy healing. Her teaching left an impression in Iowa and is carried forward by Kolaimni instructor, Marie-Helene Tourenne, and her students in the U.S. and France. This healing modality has been offered at The Center by practitioner Leslie Hollis for the past three years. Join us for a presentation and demonstration of Kolaimni by Leslie and Marie-Helene.


Fee: none. Registration required.

Totally Tweens: Pop Art Portraits

Monday, February 27, 2017 - 4:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 hour 27 min

These Pop Art portraits are all about color. We'll use basic photography to take photos of each other. Then print, paint and frame a series of colorful portraits.

This program is just for kids in 3rd - 6th grade.

Crazy 8's Math Club: Epic Air Traffic Control

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 4:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 day 1 hour

Crazy 8's Math Club is for grades K-2. This is a totally new kind of math club where you’ll build stuff, toss beach balls, make amazing mazes and more!

This week we will build an Epic Air Traffic Control: Build your own airport, complete with finger-light airplanes and glowstick runways. Use your math skills to land all the planes safely!

DNA Interest Group - Ancestry Prediction

Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 6:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 day 3 hours

Anyone interested in learning more about the use and interpretation of commercial DNA test results should attend DNA Interest Group meetings at the Iowa City Public Library.

Free and open to the public, the meetings will address a variety of different topical areas, including applications in genealogy, inferences of traits, exploration of human genetic variation, and the societal impact of these services.

Join us for Ancestry Prediction. This is an overview of ancestry estimation including a panel discussion of personal findings in the context of family history.

Afternoon Movie: Trolls

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 1:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 day 22 hours

Join us for a no school day afternoon movie showing of Trolls! After the Bergens invade Troll Village, Poppy, the happiest Troll ever born, and the curmudgeonly Branch set off on a journey to rescue her friends.

Teen Anime & Manga Day

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 2:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 1 day 23 hours

We'll watch anime, talk about our favorite manga and draw fan art!

There will be an artist alley with prize drawings for participants, so be sure to bring your finished drawings or do some freehand work while you're here! Cosplay dress is always welcome and there will be prizes for those who take part.

For Grades 7-12 only.

Wonder Wednesdays : Lego Build Grades K-2

Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 4:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
In 2 days 1 hour

Wonder Wednesdays is a new after school series that incorporates learning STEAM in a fun way for kids in grades K-2. The first week of each month will be building with Lego's. Show us how creative you can be with your Lego building! All supplies are provided but, please leave all personal Lego's at home.

(Children under the age of 6 must be accompanied by an adult.)

Orchestra Iowa: Pied Piper

Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 10:30am
Iowa City Public Library
In 2 days 19 hours

Join Orchestra Iowa’s talented chamber ensembles as they introduce preschool-aged children to the instruments of the orchestra! Focused on fun and learning, Pied Piper Concerts offer children the opportunity to enjoy an up-close and personal chamber concert.