Eastern Iowa Community Calendar

Eastern Iowa Community Calendar

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April 7

Corridor Autism Resource Expo (CARE)

Cedar Rapids Ice Arena, 1100 Rockford Ave, SW, Cedar Rapids, IA

10am - 3pm

CARE brings together dozens of autism-related services, organizations, and speakers in one place as a one-stop shop for autistic people and their families who are looking for resources in the Corridor area. This event is FREE. There will be free ice-skating for attendees!

April 13

Summit Schools’ “Survivor!” Learning Extensions Camp at Indian Creek Nature Center

Indian Creek Nature Center (5300 Otis Rd SE in CR)

8:30 am-3:30 pm

There is NO SCHOOL for Cedar Rapids & Metro Catholic Schools on Friday, April 13. Join Summit Schools & Indian Creek Nature Center at our LEARNING EXTENSIONS CAMP:

Full day camp (8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.) located at Indian Creek Nature Center.

Theme: Survivor!

• Sharpen your outdoor skills through fire starting and shelter building.

• Experience the great outdoors with an exploration hike.

• Enjoy archery (older students) and treasure mapmaking (younger students).

• Craft your own survival bracelet and test your survival skills through fun games.

Cost: $60/child and INCLUDES HOT LUNCH & SNACKS. Registration is open through Tuesday, April 10.

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

Visit SUMMITSCHOOLS.ORG to register!

April 14

Grinnell Games Sprint Triathlon

Grinnell, IA


We're switching things up this year - Sprint Triathlon will be returning with a new date and will now be a USA Triathlon sanctioned event! We'll kick off Grinnell Games activities this year on April 14th with the Sprint Triathlon.

The Sprint Triathlon will feature a 0.5 mile swim at the Grinnell College Natatorium, 12.4 mile bike path near Rock Creek State Park, and a 3.1 mile run through downtown Grinnell. Participate as an individual or a team of 3.

We've also added a Mini Tri. This event is perfet for a newcomer to triathlons. With a shorter distances perfect for all ages, participants get the joy of competing in a triathlon without the burden of advanced training the Sprint requires. This event will feature a 100 meter swim at the Grinnell College Natatorium, 5 mile bike ride, and 1 mile run through Grinnell College campus.

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 15

Waverly Lions Pancake Breakfast

Bremer Co 4-H Building, 515 5th Ave. SW, Waverly, IA


Please join the Waverly Lions Club for a pancake breakfast. We will be serving pancakes, sausage, milk, juice and of course, coffee.

It will be at the Bremer Co. 4-H Building on the Bremer Co Fairgrounds, 515 5th Ave. SW, Waverly, Iowa

Tickets are Adults - $6, Children 4-12 - $3, under 4 – free

April 21

Arts for Africa-arts and craft fair

Noelridge Christian Church 7111 C Ave. NE in Cedar Rapids

10am – 3pm

Shop from local artists and crafters.

Bid on items in the huge silent auction

Buy yummy baked goods at the bake sale

All proceeds to benefit the Tumaini Junior School in Tanzania, East Africa

April 26 - 28

Noelridge Christian Church Spring Rummage Sale

7111 C Avenue NE

Open 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 8 a.m. - 12 p.m. on Saturday

Lunch will be available.

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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