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Music on Wednesday on Friday @ICPL Preucil School of Music

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 12:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
1 year 21 hours ago

Music on Wednesdays (this month on FRIDAY) is a bit of serendipity in the Library. Our community encounters music in unexpected places and local musicians share their talent. Join musicians from the Preucil School of Music as they share their joy in music performance.

Totally Tweens: Poetry Workshop

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
1 year 20 hours ago

Join us to write your own poems and learn about various poetic forms from haiku, concrete poems, acrostic poems, limericks, etc. Read them aloud or write for your eyes only.

All materials will be provided and refreshments will be served. A poetry slam will take place the last 15 minutes of the workshop; parents and guardians may attend.

Just for kids in 3rd-6th grade.

Gay Mystery Film Series: On the Other Hand, Death

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 1:00pm
Iowa City Senior Center
1 year 20 hours ago

Richard Stevenson penned a series of mystery novels following fictional character, Don Strachey, a gay private investigator in Albany, NY. Don's clients often feel that his sexual orientation gives him an edge when called upon to investigate cases that involve Albany's gay community. Four of these novels have been adapted to the screen and will be presented on Friday afternoons in April.


4/21: On the Other Hand, Death (2008, 85 min)

Kites for Kids

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 12:00pm
City Park
12 months 4 days ago

Come fly a kite in honor of children in Johnson County who have been impacted by child abuse. 

The Johnson County Community Partnership for Protecting Children is teaming up with the Prevent Child Abuse—Johnson County Council, and many other local businesses and organizations to commemorate Child Abuse Prevention Month with Kites for Kids, a children's festival. 

Roller Skating

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 6:00pm
Robert A. Lee Recreation Center
12 months 4 days ago

Spring 2017 Roller skating

Iowa City Parks and Recreation offers open roller skating on Saturday evenings at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center, 220 S. Gilbert Street, from 6-8 p.m.

There is no fee to participate and skates may be checked out at no charge. An Iowa City Recreation Division facility pass will be required to participate, and all children under the age of twelve must be accompanied by an adult (18 years of age or older).

Barn Dance

Saturday, April 22, 2017 - 7:30pm
Iowa City Senior Center
12 months 4 days ago

Everyone is welcome to the Barn Dance! Even if you do not wish to dance, the old time country music, provided by the best local bands, is worth the price of admission. No experience is necessary; all dances are taught and called by an expert caller. There's no fancy footwork involved; simply walk through a series of movements that you'll soon master with the help from the caller and veteran dancers. Fun for all ages and abilities. The Barn Dance is open to all: singles, couples and the entire family. Lessons available between 7:30 - 8 PM, dance starts at 8 PM.


Support reuse efforts at Craft your Environment craft fair

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 10:00am
East Side Recycling Center
12 months 3 days ago

Celebrate Earth Day and support local reuse efforts during the 4th annual Craft your Environment fair. 

Join local artists and crafters on Sunday, April 23, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the East Side Recycling Center, 2401 Scott Blvd, SE, Iowa City. 

This reuse-themed craft fair will showcase creations made from recycled/reclaimed/reused materials.In addition to supporting creative reuse, the fair will offer local food and free, interactive activities and information from area environmental groups. 

Iowa River Clean Up

Sunday, April 23, 2017 - 12:00pm
12 months 3 days ago

Volunteers are needed on Sunday, April 23, 2017 from noon to 3 p.m. along the Iowa River north of the McCollister Bridge to help remove trash, invasive species and woody debris.