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Barn Dance

Saturday, November 23, 2019 - 7:30pm
Senior Center
In 4 days 16 hours

Everyone is welcome to the Barn Dance! Fun for all ages and abilities, no experience is necessary as all dances are taught and called. Even if you don't want to dance, come enjoy the old time music, provided by excellent local bands. Open to all singles, couples, and families. Lessons available at 7:30pm and dance starts at 8pm. Fee: scale $5-$15; pay what you can at the door.

Life Drawing Drop-In

Sunday, November 24, 2019 - 1:00pm
Senior Center
In 5 days 10 hours

Drawing the figure is captivating and challenging. The figure may later inhabit our landscapes and scenes. We will be drawing both clothed and nude models. please bring your own drawing materials. participants must be age 18 or over. Fee: $10/session; pay instructor.

Passenger Rail History, Iowa City

Tuesday, November 26, 2019 - 2:00pm
Senior Center
In 1 week 11 hours

Sadly, for many, Iowa City is no longer served by a passenger railroad. However, it was once home to numerous such railroad systems and operated significantly as such. The railroad had a connection with a religious movement, conveyance of "stolen" slaves,a nd early development of the east side of town. The entire history will be traced.

Death Cafe

Monday, December 2, 2019 - 2:00pm
Senior Center
In 1 week 6 days

A Death Cafe is a group of people whoa re not afraid to discuss and increase their awareness of death in order to make the most of life. The topics of our monthly discussions are determined by members of the group. People are encouraged to bring snacks. This is not a bereavement support group or grief counseling session. For more information on the purpose of this group, visit

Computer Comfort

Monday, December 2, 2019 - 3:30pm
Senior Center
In 1 week 6 days

Computer Comfort is an UI student organization that strives to bridge the age gap in Iowa City by educating older adults about technology. By assisting seniors with technology, University of Iowa students have made valuable connections across generations and had a lot of fun in the process! Anyone seeking aid should bring their laptops, tablets, smartphones, or other devices, and their questions. We're excited to assist you in your technology endeavors! Please register in advance for each session; no sessions on 11/25.

Zentangle: Holiday

Thursday, December 5, 2019 - 10:00am
Senior Center
In 2 weeks 2 days

Fun tangles that can be used during the holiday season. A cardinal for Zentangle will be available and a piece of watercolor paper would be nice. A pen and notebook will be needed.