Eastern Iowa Community Calendar

Eastern Iowa Community Calendar

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February 24

The Pet Expo

Coggon Center in Coggon, Iowa

9 - 1

The Pet Expo will be held at the Coggon Center in Coggon, Iowa, where, you can meet service dogs and greet McGruff the Crime Dog from 10 - Noon. In addition to exhibits by merchandisers, animal organizations, and pet foundations, apprehension and narcotics detection demonstrations by the Linn County K-9 unit are scheduled at 10 and Noon and Deafinitely Dogs will be doing presentations on service dogs at 11 and 12:30. Pet Expo is open to the public and leashed pets. Free admission for veterans and kids under 12, with a $5 admission fee for all others. A portion of the admission fees will be donated to the Linn County K-9 unit and Deafinitely Dogs, a Linn county provider of assistance dogs. You may also bring non-perishable food items to donate to the Linn County Veteran Affairs food pantry.

February 26

"Reach for the Stars" Learning Extensions Camp

Kids First Gymnastics - 4900 Bowling St SW #200, Cedar Rapids

8:30 AM - 3:30 PM

NO SCHOOL for Summit and Cedar Rapids public and parochial schools on MONDAY, FEBRUARY 26?


-Full day camp (8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) located at Kids First Gymnastics.

-Experience tumbling, obstacle courses, and trampoline fun with the experts at Kids First.

-Spend an afternoon under the stars in the Digital STARLAB® planetarium with The Curiosity Path.

-Enjoy active games and healthy, hands-on snacks with Hy-Vee KidsFit.

Cost: $60/child and INCLUDES HOT LUNCH & SNACKS.

Registration is open through Wednesday, February 21.

This event is open to ALL STUDENTS K-6th Grades! Sibling and referral discounts available.


March 1

PWN Annual Colleague Event

The Hotel at Kirkwood Center

7:30 am - 9:30 am

At the PWN Annual Colleague Event, national keynote Kathleen Caldwell will help you learn:

• Practical tools and techniques to be more calm and relaxed.

• Strengthen your internal “Get It Done” motivator!

• Increase your confidence and remove your fear of success.

• Overcome obstacles, stop procrastinating and doubting yourself.

• Reinforce and expand the success you are already experiencing.

To register, go to

March 17

21st Annual Arc March

Lindale Mall food court (4444 1st Ave. NE Cedar Rapids, IA 52402)

8am-10am (walk starts at 9:30am

The Arc of East Central Iowa is excited to host our 21st annual Arc March on March 17 at Lindale Mall, where we will celebrate the dreams and the potential in each of us. This is our largest fundraising and awareness event of the year. All money raised will go to the Arc of East Central Iowa to benefit people with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

March 24

Murder at the Deadwood Salooon

Linn County Fairgrounds


It's the 1st annual deadwood poker tournament party! 5pm Poker games & silent auction. 6pm Dinner. 7pm Mystery. $30 adult. $20 high school youth.

Register online:

April 15

CBS2 Your Health Expo

DoubleTree | Cedar Rapids, IA


The seventh annual CBS 2 Your Health Expo is set for Sunday, April 15, 2018 at the DoubleTree Convention Complex in downtown Cedar Rapids, IA. Each year, over 60 area health and wellness-related businesses and services join CBS 2 in educating the public about improving their quality of life through healthy options and opportunities.

> Free Admission

> Door Prizes and Giveaways

> Over 60 Vendors

> Cooking Stage

> Kids Zone

> Live Entertainment

> Guest Speakers

> Free Health Screenings

April 28

Walk MS CR

Newbo Market, Cedar Rapids, IA

8:30am registration and 10AM Walk

Ending multiple sclerosis for good will take all of us. Walk MS helps us team up with friends, loved ones and co-workers to change the world for everyone affected by MS. Together, we become a powerful force. And with every step we take, every mile we walk or run, every dollar we raise...we're that much closer. Together, we will end MS forever.

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