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Unwavering 21st Century Activism @ African American Museum of Iowa
Oct 20 2020 – Jul 31 2021 all-day
Unwavering 21st Century Activism @ African American Museum of Iowa
12:00 am
Explore contemporary social movements from Black Lives Matter to #MeToo and more in our newest exhibit. Unwavering: 21st Century Activism, will examine how these movements are entwined in the lives of African Americans throughout the country,[...]
Mt. Trashmore Challenge @ Mt. Trashmore Cedar Rapids
Apr 3 – Oct 17 all-day
Mt. Trashmore Challenge @ Mt. Trashmore Cedar Rapids
12:00 am
Strive to climb this unique local treasure 140 times—a distance equal to ascending Mount Everest! To sign up and for more information: https://trashmorechallenge.com/ For each milestone you make, you’ll get coupons or swag from local businesses.[...]
The Bias Inside Us @ National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library
Apr 17 – May 16 all-day
The Bias Inside Us @ National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library
12:00 am
Located in the Smith Gallery The Bias Inside Us—an exhibition and community engagement project from the Smithsonian—is an exploration of the social science, psychology and consequences of implicit bias. Bias is an innate human trait;[...]
The BEE Project @ New Bohemia
Apr 26 – May 30 all-day
The BEE Project @ New Bohemia
12:00 am
THE SWARM IS GROWING… Add your own BEES to this Community Art Installation! Learn how to make your very own bee with found materials, or materials from The Create/Exchange. Install your bees on the honeycombs[...]
May 1 – Nov 16 all-day
Mt. Trashmore Challenge @ Mt. Trashmore
12:00 am
Take the 2020 Mount Trashmore Challenge: Get in shape, have fun and check out one of Cedar Rapids’ newest destinations! Celebrate the beauty of the view from the top with friends, while supporting a local[...]
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Latinx-Owned Business Market at NewBo City Market! @ NewBo City Market
10:00 am
NewBo City Market is proud to be hosting its first Latinx-Owned business guest vendor market! This event has been in the works for months and we can’t wait to showcase these incredible small businesses and[...]
Who Was? – A Story Time For Children @ African American Museum of Iowa
May 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Who Was? - A Story Time For Children @ African American Museum of Iowa
10:00 am
Join the African American Museum of Iowa for this monthly story time! Each month, we will explore the story of a different African American or group of African Americans and their achievements. Offerings will take[...]
Garden Gnome Workshop AM @ iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio
May 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
Garden Gnome Workshop AM @ iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio
10:30 am
Garden Gnome– Create a fun gnome and personalize it for your home and garden.  This is always a fun class and full creative ideas! Date: Saturday May 8th, 2021 Time: 10:30–11:30 AM Cost: $18/person Register[...]
Garden Gnome Workshop PM @ iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio
May 8 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Garden Gnome Workshop PM @ iowa Ceramics Center and Glass Studio
12:00 pm
Create a fun gnome and personalize it for your home and garden.  This is always a fun class and full creative ideas! Date: Saturday May 8th, 2021 Time: 12-1PM Cost: $18/person Register *Please note that[...]
Famous Last Words: A Celebrity Roast of Steve Shriver @ The Olympic South Side Theater, Cedar Rapids
May 8 @ 6:00 pm
Famous Last Words: A Celebrity Roast of Steve Shriver @ The Olympic South Side Theater, Cedar Rapids
6:00 pm
The History Center is putting the “fun” in funeral as Steve Shriver lives through his own mocking (but loving!) eulogy – written and performed by the always hysterical Adam Witte, Dave Martino and other special[...]
May 8 @ 8:30 pm
Boot Jack Band live at Chrome Horse Saloon @ Chrome Horse Saloon
8:30 pm
Boot Jack Band is BACK!! at Chrome Horse Saloon Saturday, May 8th – 8:30PM-12:30AM!
May 11 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Food Truck Tuesdays at NewBo City Market! @ NewBo City Market
11:00 am
The Market will host Food Truck Tuesday every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., beginning May 5, in the Market’s yard and parking lot. A variety of food truck vendors will set up at[...]
May 12 @ 8:15 am
1 Million Cups Cedar Rapids @ NewBoCo
8:15 am
1 Million Cups Cedar Rapids (1MC) is a free weekly program to educate, engage and connect local entrepreneurs and community members.   Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation created 1 Million Cups (1MC) as a simple[...]
Thirsty Jam @ The Olympic South Side Theater, Cedar Rapids
May 13 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Thirsty Jam @ The Olympic South Side Theater, Cedar Rapids
6:00 pm
Come enjoy your Thirsty Thursday at The Olympic sponsored by Big Grove Brewery! Grab a drink and listen to some tunes, or join in on the fun! Hosted every week by Evan Stock. Bar opens[...]
May 14 @ 8:00 am – 9:00 am
Open Coffee - New Bohemia @ NewBo City Market
8:00 am
NewBo Open Coffee meets on the 2nd and 4th Friday every month. No agenda, just good coffee and an engaging conversation. It’s designed to be a community conversation open to everyone. The topics of discussion[...]
May 14 @ 6:00 pm
Friday Class: French Berry Desserts @ NewBo City Market
6:00 pm
French pastry expert Sandrine will guide you through how to make French desserts using raspberries, strawberries and cherries! This will be held in the Kirkwood Culinary Kitchen, within the NewBo City Market. In-person class size[...]
May 14 @ 6:30 pm
Women Who Rock || Fair Warning Live at Chrome Horse @ Chrome Horse Saloon
6:30 pm
We take over Chrome Horse Saloon for the Women Who Rock Event on Friday, May 14th! We feature a dual-guitar attack, four-part harmonies and songs from the golden age of rock music  6:30 pm showtime! Let’s[...]
May 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Cheers to TWO Years! @ Dot+Dash
10:00 am
Join us for champagne, cookies + a celebration! A very much needed ladies day out – bring all your girlfriends + Enjoy a dry style bar, savings, prizes + a variety of beauty vendors!! *We[...]
Iowa Pop Art Market 2021 @ National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library
May 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Iowa Pop Art Market 2021 @ National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library
12:00 pm
The 2021 Iowa Pop Art Market will feature the work of the state’s most exciting artists and creators as well as community-focused student projects including murals, documentary films, and interactive art installations. The market will[...]
May 15 @ 6:30 pm
Women Who Rock // Toxic Blonde at Chrome Horse Saloon @ Chrome Horse Saloon
6:30 pm
The tradition continues! The 5th Annual Women Who Rock event with Toxic Blonde will take place May 15 outside on the patio at Chrome Horse Saloon, located in the heart of the Cedar Rapids New[...]
Bernemann Brothers Band w/ The Poor Poor Rich @ The Olympic South Side Theater, Cedar Rapids
May 15 @ 7:30 pm
Bernemann Brothers Band w/ The Poor Poor Rich @ The Olympic South Side Theater, Cedar Rapids
7:30 pm
Rock, Country, and Blues — driven by the passion of the live experience, the Bernemann Brothers Band fits like a favorite pair of blues jeans. The band chemistry is palpable and contagious when siblings Matt[...]
May 18 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Food Truck Tuesdays at NewBo City Market! @ NewBo City Market
11:00 am
The Market will host Food Truck Tuesday every Tuesday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., beginning May 5, in the Market’s yard and parking lot. A variety of food truck vendors will set up at[...]
May 19 @ 8:15 am
1 Million Cups Cedar Rapids @ NewBoCo
8:15 am
1 Million Cups Cedar Rapids (1MC) is a free weekly program to educate, engage and connect local entrepreneurs and community members.   Kauffman Labs for Enterprise Creation created 1 Million Cups (1MC) as a simple[...]
Needlepoint guild demonstrations @ National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library
May 19 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
1:00 pm
See members of the Blue Ribbon Chapter of the American Needlepoint Guild demonstrate their skills. Demonstrations take place at the museum each month on the third Wednesday in Rozek Grand Hall.
Thirsty Jam @ The Olympic South Side Theater, Cedar Rapids
May 20 @ 6:00 pm – 11:45 pm
Thirsty Jam @ The Olympic South Side Theater, Cedar Rapids
6:00 pm
Come enjoy your Thirsty Thursday at The Olympic sponsored by Big Grove Brewery! Grab a drink and listen to some tunes, or join in on the fun! Hosted every week by Evan Stock. Bar opens[...]
Hody 2021 @ National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library
May 21 – May 23 all-day
12:00 am
The NCSML is starting a new tradition to show the pride in our community, our rich immigrant history, and to support our mission and vision. Join the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library as[...]
Drive-up Traditional Czech Meal @ National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library
May 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Drive-up Traditional Czech Meal @ National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library
4:00 pm
Traditional Czech Meal (as pictured): $25 Each boxed meal includes: Pork loin (Vepřové Maso) Dumplings with gravy (Knedlík) Sauerkraut (Zelí) One (1) Koláče Select Czech beer and additional kolaches will be available for purchase at[...]
Roots of Rhythm @ The Bohemian
May 21 @ 7:00 pm
Roots of Rhythm @ The Bohemian
7:00 pm
Trio Jazz Lynne Hart-Clarinet and Sax Richard Wagor-Bass Pat Smith-Guitar At The Bohemian 1029 3rd Street SE Cedar Rapids, Iowa 319-249-1286 Third Friday of the month
Cooking Demonstration by Slovak Ambassador Radovan Javorcik @ National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library
May 22 @ 2:00 pm – May 29 @ 4:00 pm
Cooking Demonstration by Slovak Ambassador Radovan Javorcik @ National Czech and Slovak Museum and Library
2:00 pm
Join Slovak Ambassador Radovan Javorcik for an entertaining preparation of Laugaricio Tartiflette. Laugaricio Tartiflette – Zemiaky z Laugarícia While the name is not historically correct, Slovaks are ingenious in inventing names for dishes that make no[...]