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Art in the Afternoon

Sunday, November 18, 2018 - 1:00pm
Senior Center
In 7 hours 29 min

Since February of 2016, Art in the Afternoon has been a monthly showcase for Iowa City area artists to present their artwork and display their skills. These programs are free and open to the public. This fall we will add to the growing list with four remarkable artists.

Knit 101: Learn how to knit

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 9:00am
Senior Center
In 1 day 3 hours

Have you read all the “how to knit” books, watched YouTube videos a gazillion times, and are still unclear as to actually knit? If so, then this is the right class for you!

Join an actual instructor face to face, yarn to yarn, and needles to needles as you explore the basics of knitting: terminology, cast on, the garter stitch, and bind off. This is a one-session class. Equipment/materials needed: size US 8 straight needles (10” recommended); 229 yards of light color, worsted weight yarn; tapestry or darning needle.

Knit 101: Learn How To Knit

Monday, November 19, 2018 - 9:00am
Senior Center
In 1 day 3 hours

Have you read all the “how to knit” books, watched YouTube videos a gazillion times, and are still unclear as to actually knit? If so, then this is the right class for you!Join an actual instructor face to face, yarn to yarn, and needles to needles as you explore the basics of knitting: terminology, cast on, the garter stitch, and bind off. This is a one-session class. Equipment/materials needed: size US 8 straight needles (10” recommended); 229 yards of light color, worsted weight yarn; tapestry or darning needle.

Book Report

Tuesday, November 20, 2018 - 2:00pm
Senior Center
In 2 days 8 hours

A book club that meets once a month for an informal round  table discussion and sharing of books you have enjoyed reading. Choose your  favorite author old or new, best sellers or classic, fiction, non-fiction, short stories or poetry. Not limited to presenters; anyone who is interested in finding new authors while exploring the abundance of reading  opportunities in our City of Literature is welcome.

Diana Durham, an avid reader, looks forward to sharing her favorite books and expanding her repertoire by listening and exploring your suggestions.

Barn Dance

Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 7:30pm
Senior Center
In 6 days 13 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. There's no fancy footwork involved, you simply walk through a series of movements that you'll learn quickly with help from the caller and experienced dancers. Even if you don't want to dance, come enjoy the old time music, provided by excellent local bands. The Barn Dance is open to all: singles, couples, and the entire family. Lessons available 7:30 PM; dance starts at 8 PM.

Sliding Scale $5-$15. Pay what you can at the door

Barn Dance

Saturday, November 24, 2018 - 7:30pm
Senior Center
In 6 days 13 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. There's no fancy footwork involved, you simply walk through a series of movements that you'll learn quickly with help from the caller and experienced dancers. Even if you don't want to dance, come enjoy the old time music, provided by excellent local bands. The Barn Dance is open to all: singles, couples, and the entire family. Lessons available 7:30 PM; dance starts at 8 PM.

$5-15 (Pay what you can at the door)

Knit 1021: Learn how to Knit

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 9:00am
Senior Center
In 1 week 3 days

Have you read all the “how to knit” books, watched YouTube videos a gazillion times, and are still unclear as to actually knit? If so, then this is the right class for you!

Join an actual instructor face to face, yarn to yarn, and needles to needles as you explore the basics of knitting: terminology, cast on, the garter stitch, and bind off. This is a one-session class. Equipment/materials needed: size US 8 straight needles (10” recommended); 229 yards of light color, worsted weight yarn; tapestry or darning needle.

Knit 101: Learn How to Knit

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 - 9:00am
Senior Center
In 1 week 3 days

Have you read all the “how to knit” books, watched YouTube videos a gazillion times, and are still unclear as to actually knit? If so, then this is the right class for you!Join an actual instructor face to face, yarn to yarn, and needles to needles as you explore the basics of knitting: terminology, cast on, the garter stitch, and bind off. This is a one-session class. Equipment/materials needed: size US 8 straight needles (10” recommended); 229 yards of light color, worsted weight yarn; tapestry or darning needle.

Get Free Books, Magazines, Movies, and more with your library card!

Friday, November 30, 2018 - 10:00am
Senior Center
In 1 week 5 days

Discover the great resources the library offers for your smartphone or tablet. Library patrons can learn how to use the various apps to access what the library has to offer. Bring your library card, library card password/pin, and your device, and we'll get you started! Please note that if you live outside of Iowa City, you need to bring your Coralville or North Liberty library card and password. Presented in partnership with the Iowa City Public Library. Registration required. 

Milonga (Tango Dance Party)

Saturday, December 1, 2018 - 7:30pm
Senior Center
In 1 week 6 days

Join us for a Milonga hosted by the Iowa City Tango Club. A Milonga is a festive time to concentrate on dancing, socializing, and enjoying food and refreshment with fellow dancers and friends. Dance, listen, and enjoy authentic Argentine tango music. Admission includes some snacks and non-alcoholic drinks. Feel free to bring your own favorite snacks or non-alcoholic beverage to share. Help with set-up and take-down is welcome.

$5/per person; pay at the door. No registration.

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