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Eastern Iowa Community Calendar

Eastern Iowa Community Calendar

If you've got a community event you'd like us to know about, send an email to events@cbs2iowa.com with the following information:

Date of event:

Event name:

Event location:

Time of the event:

Description of event:

Contact information:






June 16

Grinnell Games (continues through June 18)

Grinnell, Iowa

Grinnell Games is Iowa's Family Sports Festival. Presented by Grinnell State Bank, the weekend offers healthy events for all ages. Visit www.grinnellgames.com to see the full event schedule and enter an event. Grinnell Games is hosted by the Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce and Convention & Visitors Bureau.


June 17

Eastern Iowa Duck Race

420 6th Street SE, Cedar Rapids

12 - 2 PM

CBS2 & FOX 28 are proud to be sponsors of the Great Eastern Iowa Duck Race! Cedar Rapids Daybreak Rotary is celebrating the 9th Annual Duck Race! Over the last 9 years, through community investment by sponsors and adopted ducks, we have given more than $540,000 to youth organizations. How can you get involved? Click the “Adopt a Duck” button and buy your duck (or two, or three, or 20) now! Festivities begin at noon. Ducks race at 1PM. More information here.


June 17

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market

7:30 am - Noon

CBS2 & FOX 28 are proud to be media sponsors of the CR Downtown Farmers' Market. The first 500 people get a free tote bag at the CBS2/FOX 28 booth! The market has become one of the largest open-air markets in the Midwest. The event is produced by the Economic Alliance and averages 14,000 patrons per market. The event features nearly 200 local Iowa vendors offering an array of products from fresh produce and flowers to meats and artisan gifts.


June 17

Insane Inflatable 5k

Hawkeye Downs, Cedar Rapids

8AM

Get ready to bounce and run in this Insane Inflatable 5k! Click here to get registered. CBS2 & FOX 28 are proud to be media sponsors of this event.


June 17

5k Doggy Dash

Cherry Hill Park 341 Stoney Point Rd NW Cedar Rapids, IA

9:00am - 12:00pm

We will be using this event as a fundraiser for the Cedar Valley Humane Society. https://5kdoggydash.wixsite.com/blended


June 22-25

BBQ Roundup

McGrath Amphitheater

CBS2 & FOX 28 are proud to be sponsors of the BBQ Roundup lunch on June 23rd from 11am-1pm. For more information and a complete schedule, click here.


June 25

45th Annual St. Peter Parish Pork Barbecue

St. Peter's Parish Temple Hill (Located 5 1/2 miles south of Cascade, Highway 136)

3:30 - 7:30 PM

Barbecued pork, homemade potato salad, baked beans, coleslaw & dessert

$10 adults/ $4 kids/ Preschool and younger free

Silent Auction - Country Store - Bounce House- Adult and Kids Games

Carry Out Meals & Handicapped Accessible


July 1

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market

7:30 am - Noon

CBS2 & FOX 28 are proud to be media sponsors of the CR Downtown Farmers' Market. The first 500 people get a free tote bag at the CBS2/FOX 28 booth! The market has become one of the largest open-air markets in the Midwest. The event is produced by the Economic Alliance and averages 14,000 patrons per market. The event features nearly 200 local Iowa vendors offering an array of products from fresh produce and flowers to meats and artisan gifts.


July 7

Ballroom and Latin Social Dancing

Old Brick 26 E. Market St., Iowa City

7:30 PM

Meringue lesson by Jim & Joy Mote of Mote Dance Studio at 7:30pm. Social dancing to recorded music 8:30pm - 10:45pm. Lesson included with price of admission!

All levels of dancers welcome! No experience required! No partner required!

Cost: USA Dance members-$6 / Non-members-$8 / Student-$4


July 15

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market

7:30 am - Noon

CBS2 & FOX 28 are proud to be media sponsors of the CR Downtown Farmers' Market. The first 500 people get a free tote bag at the CBS2/FOX 28 booth! The market has become one of the largest open-air markets in the Midwest. The event is produced by the Economic Alliance and averages 14,000 patrons per market. The event features nearly 200 local Iowa vendors offering an array of products from fresh produce and flowers to meats and artisan gifts.


July 17 & 18

Youth Football Camp at Coe College

Coe College, Cedar Rapids

8-11 AM

This is a non-padded camp designed to develop offensive and defensive skills in the areas of run and pass fundamentals and techniques for all positions. The camp is designed to teach and develop the skills and fundamentals for the game of football and to have fun doing it! Campers will be instructed by Head Coach, Tyler Staker, and his football coaching staff. The camp will combine individual technique drills and instruction with group work to allow for optimal development by each camper.This camp is for individuals that will be entering 3rd through 7th grade in the Fall of 2017.

Cost: $50

Total camp cost includes camp t-shirt and a free admission ticket to a regular season 2017 home football game.

For more registration information please contact 319-929-3802.


August 5

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market

7:30 am - Noon

CBS2 & FOX 28 are proud to be media sponsors of the CR Downtown Farmers' Market. The first 500 people get a free tote bag at the CBS2/FOX 28 booth! The market has become one of the largest open-air markets in the Midwest. The event is produced by the Economic Alliance and averages 14,000 patrons per market. The event features nearly 200 local Iowa vendors offering an array of products from fresh produce and flowers to meats and artisan gifts.


August 5

Fish-O-Rama (Continues August 6)

Robbins Lake, Cedar Rapids

Gates open at 6AM

CBS2 & FOX 28 are proud to be a sponsor of Fish-O-Rama. It's a weekend of fishing for prizes!! Fish-O-Rama is an annual fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cedar Rapids that takes place at Robbins Lake in Cedar Rapids. We stock the lake with tagged catfish and then bright and early Saturday morning we open the gates to more than 1200 participants. As participants catch tagged fish, they win some great prizes like bikes, electronics, fishing polls, housewares, gift cards and many others. One lucky winner may even win a brand new Toyota Tundra Truck! More information here.


August 5

Imagine Other Worlds with Authors

4444 1st Ave NE, Cedar Rapids, IA. Lindale Mall

10am - 3pm

Many authors from the Midwest. A large group of authors, gathered together in one spot, offering their books for sale, autographs, and general conversation to attendees.


August 7

The 22nd Glenn Annual Roberts Elks/Iowa City Hospice Golf Classic

Elks Lodge #590, 637 Foster Rd, Iowa City, IA

Shotgun start at 8 am or 1:30 pm

Join supporters for an 18-hole, four-person best-shot golf tournament. Sponsor a hole in memory/honor of someone or your business for $100. A sign will be placed by the green, recognized in our program and website.

Funds raised helps ensures that Iowa City Hospice continues as a community-oriented, not for profit organization dedicated to offering services to everyone regardless of an individual's ability to pay.

Cost: $75 per person, includes

• 18 holes of golf, four person, best-shot format

• Golf cart

• Refreshments including a catered lunch

• Eligibility for numerous prizes, drawings, and contests

For more information or register, contact Judy, 319-688-4213 or judy.frits@iowacityhospice.org or online here.


August 19

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market

7:30 am - Noon

CBS2 & FOX 28 are proud to be media sponsors of the CR Downtown Farmers' Market. The first 500 people get a free tote bag at the CBS2/FOX 28 booth! The market has become one of the largest open-air markets in the Midwest. The event is produced by the Economic Alliance and averages 14,000 patrons per market. The event features nearly 200 local Iowa vendors offering an array of products from fresh produce and flowers to meats and artisan gifts.


August 20

25th Annual Iowa City Aerohawk Air Show

Iowa City Aerohawks field: West of Melrose Ave beyond the 218 interchange

1-4 PM

Warbirds, jet turbines, sailplanes, helicopters, scale aircraft to trainers, you will see it all. It's an afternoon of great family fun and best of all, it's FREE! From acrobatic routines, candy drops, scale warbirds fly-bys, to the main event streamer cutting contest, "Thunder Over the Landfill" there is something for everyone. We even promise a few laughs along the way! We will be raffling off a P51 trainer aircraft immediately following the show. Sorry, this is a spectator only event. Pilots flying in the show are restricted to Aerohawk members or invited guests. Gates open at noon. Concessions are available at family prices. No Coolers Please. We have seating for 600 people but encourage people to bring their own chairs as seating fills up quickly.


September 1

FRYFest

Iowa River Landing

CBS2 & FOX28 are proud to be media sponsors of FRYFest. At this one-day event, you live, eat and breathe our beloved Hawkeyes. With activities ranging from the ‘World’s Largest Hawkeye Tradeshow’ to our signature Hawkeye Pep Rally…there is no shortage of activities to experience in Coralville’s Iowa River Landing. More information here.

Signature FRYfest activities include:

Hawkeye Collectors Showcase

Small FRY Zone

Tailgate Row

Hawkeye Fashion Show

Outdoor Concert

Former Player Panel Discussions

Autograph Sessions

Pep Rally


September 2

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market

7:30 am - Noon

CBS2 & FOX 28 are proud to be media sponsors of the CR Downtown Farmers' Market. The first 500 people get a free tote bag at the CBS2/FOX 28 booth! The market has become one of the largest open-air markets in the Midwest. The event is produced by the Economic Alliance and averages 14,000 patrons per market. The event features nearly 200 local Iowa vendors offering an array of products from fresh produce and flowers to meats and artisan gifts.


September 9

Vinton Guild of Fine Arts 4th Annual Art in the Park

Celebration Park, West 2nd Street, Vinton IA 52349

The Vinton Guild of Fine Arts is pleased to announce that our 4th annual Art in the Park will be held on the beautiful banks of the Cedar River in downtown Vinton.

This year we are collaborating with Idiot Jam, the popular annual music event that brings in musicians from around the country.

In addition to the fine art and music, there will be a children's tent, competitive art games, food, and Chalking the Walk. You can make a day of it!


September 16

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market

7:30 am - Noon

CBS2 & FOX 28 are proud to be media sponsors of the CR Downtown Farmers' Market. The first 500 people get a free tote bag at the CBS2/FOX 28 booth! The market has become one of the largest open-air markets in the Midwest. The event is produced by the Economic Alliance and averages 14,000 patrons per market. The event features nearly 200 local Iowa vendors offering an array of products from fresh produce and flowers to meats and artisan gifts.


September 30

Walk to End Alzheimer's

McGrath Amphitheater

9:30 AM

Take the first step to a world without Alzheimer's. Click here to get registered. CBS2 & FOX 28 are proud to be media sponsors of the Walk to End Alzheimer's.








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