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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:

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June 16

Greene Square Park, Cedar Rapids

11:30 am

CBS2/FOX 28 are proud sponsors of this fun event! Cedar Rapids Daybreak Rotary is celebrating the 10th Annual Duck Race! Over the last 10 years, through community investment by sponsors and adopted ducks, we have given more than $540,000 to youth organizations.

Adopt a duck here: http://www.easterniowaduckrace.com/


June 16

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market

7:30am - Noon

Join the CBS2 & FOX 28 team at the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market. Stop by our booth to get your free shopping bag and meet the team! We are located across from the Paramount Theatre on the corner of 3rd Ave & 2nd St.


June 21 - June 24

BBQ Roundup

McGrath Amphitheatre

CBS2/FOX 28 are proud to sponsor lunch on Friday, June 22nd. Stop down to see the team!

The BBQ Roundup will run from Thursday June 21 from 11:00am to 10:00pm, Friday June 22nd from 11:00am to 11:00pm, Saturday June 23rd, from 11:00am to 11:00pm, and Sunday June 24th from 11:00am to 4:00pm.

This year the BBQ Roundup will have 6 National Vendors from as far away as Texas and Florida. There will be local bands and great BBQ for families to enjoy throughout this 4-day event. This will be the 30th year the BBQ Roundup has taken place in Cedar Rapids. Please check out our website for daily events and activities.

Admission $3. FREE with a Freedom Festival button. More info: http://crbbqroundup.com/


June 30

Brake the Cycle of Homelessness

Terry Trueblood Recreation Area, 579 McCollister Blvd. Iowa City, IA 52240

Check in opens at 9:00am. Bike ride begins at 10:15am.

Brake the Cycle riders combine their support to end homelessness with the joy of cycling. Be a catalyst for change and join us for a 15-mile fun ride benefiting Shelter House on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at Terry Trueblood Recreation Area. Kickstands up at 10:15am. Check-in opens at 9:00am. The route includes optional stops at your favorite watering holes to relax and grab a drink. Register as a cyclist or supporter and break the cycle of homelessness one pedal stroke at a time!

$25 – Early Bird registration until May 31, 2018

$35 – Pre-registration (must register before June 15 to guarantee event t-shirt)

$50 – Day of Ride registration

We encourage riders and supporters to shift their participation into high-gear and become fundraising champions to support Shelter House’s emergency, stabilization, and long-term solution programs to help people get back on their feet and move beyond homelessness. Together, we will build a healthier & stronger community.

Mission champions who fundraise or donate the following to support Shelter House will receive:

$100 – Event t-shirt

$250 – Access to VIP tent at Big Grove Brewery & Taproom includes: event t-shirt, water bottle, food and drink tickets, and drawings for great cycling door prizes.

More information: bit.ly/brakethecycleofhomelessness


July 7

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market

7:30am - Noon

Join the CBS2 & FOX 28 team at the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market. Stop by our booth to get your free shopping bag and meet the team! We are located across from the Paramount Theatreon the corner of 3rd Ave & 2nd St.


July 21

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market

7:30am - Noon

Join the CBS2 & FOX 28 team at the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market. Stop by our booth to get your free shopping bag and meet the team! We are located across from the Paramount Theatre on the corner of 3rd Ave & 2nd St.


August 4

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market

7:30am - Noon

Join the CBS2 & FOX 28 team at the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market. Stop by our booth to get your free shopping bag and meet the team! We are located across from the Paramount Theatre on the corner of 3rd Ave & 2nd St.


August 3-5

newbo evolve

Cedar Rapids, IA

newbo evolve is a multi-faceted festival in Cedar Rapids, Aug. 3-5, that celebrates the creative bohemian spirit through music, art, fashion, dance, food, and technology. Along with national headlining concerts from Maroon 5 and Kelly Clarkson, attendees can dig deeper into areas of creative interest with heart-warming sessions that speak to their soul, adventurous activities to challenge their bodies and clever classes, demonstrations and performances to engage their minds — all led by nationally-known celebrity talent: including Adam Berinsky, Clint Harp, Carson Kressley, Alexis Ohanian, Adam Rippon, The Shadowboxers, Christian Siriano and John Waters. To see all that newbo evolve has to offer, visit https://www.gocedarrapids.com/newboevolve/.


August 4 & 5

Fish-O-Rama

Robbins Lake

Boys & Girls Club of Cedar Rapids is celebrating 16 years of fishing for prizes at Fish-O-Rama this August! This year's event will again take place at Robbins Lake at the corner of Edgewood Road and Ellis Boulevard NW in Cedar Rapids. We'll stock Robbins Lake with tagged catfish and at 6am Saturday morning we'll open the gates to over 1200 participants. As tagged fish are caught, participants win great prizes like bikes, electronics, fishing polls, kayaks, gift cards and many others. One lucky winner may even win a brand new 2018 Toyota Tundra Truck!

Registration opens July 1st! More information here: http://www.bgccr.org/for


August 18

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market

7:30am - Noon

Join the CBS2 & FOX 28 team at the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market. Stop by our booth to get your free shopping bag and meet the team! We are located across from the Paramount Theatre on the corner of 3rd Ave & 2nd St.


August 25

Hiawatha Funfest Fireman’s 5k

Hiawatha Guthridge Park

8-10am

This is the annual Hiawatha Firefighters Association Firemans 5k that will take place as part of the Hiawatha Fun Fest. This fun run will take place beginning at 8:00 am on Saturday, August 25th, 2018. The race will begin at 8:00 am from the 10th Avenue side of Guthridge Park in Hiawatha (corner of 10th Avenue and Emmons Street). Late registration will be available on Friday August 24th from 3:00pm - 6:00pm at the Hiawatha Fire Station and the morning of the race from 6:15am - 7:30am. T-shirts can be picked on Friday August 25th from 3:00pm - 6:00pm and the morning of the race from 6:15am - 7:30am at the Hiawatha Fire Station. Timing chips will be available the morning of the race beginning at 7:00am at the start line. This will be a fun family friendly event that will have a firefighter theme and may even include firefighters completing the event in their protective gear. This is the third year of this event. https://2018hiawathafiremans5k.racedirector.com/


September 1

Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market

7:30am - Noon

Join the CBS2 & FOX 28 team at the Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmers' Market. Stop by our booth to get your free shopping bag and meet the team! We are located across from the Paramount Theatre on the corner of 3rd Ave & 2nd St.











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