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Coffee with a Cop

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 9:30am
T. Spoons
12 months 1 day ago

Join neighbors, friends, and police officers for coffee and a conversation during the next Coffee with a Cop event. 

Iowa City Police officers will be at T.Spoons, Old Capitol Town Center, 201 S. Clinton St., Iowa City from 9:30 to 11 a.m. on Friday, April 28, 2017. 

There is no agenda scheduled. This is an opportunity to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know police officers in a relaxed setting over a cup of coffee. 

Gay Mystery Film Series: Ice Blues

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 1:00pm
Iowa City Senior Center
12 months 1 day 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.


4/28: Ice Blues (2008, 98 min)

Lifeguard Instructor Course

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 5:00pm
Mercer Park Aquatic Center
12 months 20 hours ago

Lifeguard Instructor Course

Friday, April 28, 2017 
5:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Saturday, April 29, 2017 
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sunday, April 30, 2017 
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Spanish Book Club

Friday, April 28, 2017 - 6:30pm
Iowa City Public Library
12 months 19 hours ago

The Spanish Book Club will meet in Meeting Room B to discuss La isla de los hombres solos by José León Sánchez. This event is free and open to the public.

Backyard Abundance Plant Sale

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 9:00am
Robert A. Lee Recreation Center
12 months 4 hours ago

Get a jump on your spring plant shopping at the Backyard Abundance plant sale fundraiser this Saturday, April 29 from 9-11:30 a.m. at the Robert A. Lee Recreation Center. Choose from a wide variety of organic and locally-grown vegetables, medicinal herbs and pollinator plants. Proceeds support the development of environmentally-beneficial landscapes and education in Iowa City.

Free Skin Cancer Screening

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 10:00am
Iowa City Senior Center
12 months 3 hours ago

According to the National Cancer Institute, the main risk factor for skin cancer is exposure to sunlight (UV radiation), but there are also other risk factors. Limit your time in the sun and stay away from sunlamps and tanning booths. At this free skin cancer screening, sponsored by the American Academy of Dermatology and UI Dermatology, sun-exposed skin areas will examined by dermatologists (please wear short sleeves and shorts if possible). There will be a short form to fill out at the screening (assistance available).

Splashes for Scholarships

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 11:00am
Mercer Park Aquatic Center
12 months 2 hours ago

Splash into fun at the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department (ICPRD) family swim carnival! This event includes inflatables, food, games, a silent auction, and the chance to dunk a firefighter. Proceeds will go to support the ICPRD Swim Scholarships program. Every child deserves to learn to swim, and you can help this effort. Tickets will be sold at the door. Each ticket is $1, with games ranging from 1-3 tickets and food for 2-3 tickets.

This event is a partnership between Iowa City Parks and Recreation and University of Iowa event planning students.

CANCELLED: Iowa River Clean Up

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 12:00pm
11 months 4 weeks ago

The Iowa River flood plain cleanup event scheduled for April 30, 2017 has been canceled. The National Weather Service is predicting a 90 percent chance of storms, strong winds and temperatures in the mid 40s.  

Iowa City Stormwater Cleanups will resume in October. You can view the event schedule on the Iowa City Stormwater Volunteer Opportunities Facebook Page. 

Jazz in the Fight for Civil Rights: Jazz as Activist Music

Sunday, April 30, 2017 - 2:00pm
Iowa City Public Library
11 months 4 weeks ago

During the Civil Rights movement, many musicians joined African-Americans in using their musical voice as a catalyst in demanding change in America. While popular artists such as Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye and James Brown were more overt in voicing their opposition to the status quo through their music, many overlook the more subtle sonic contributions that jazz musicians made to this righteous cause.