Welcome to our KCRG-TV9 Show You Care website! Check out the great initiatives and events below!
We're honoring a teacher monthly during the 2014-15 school year with an A+ for Education — get your submissions in today!
Our Judges have selected our 2014 9 Who Care — Thank you for your entries! As always, our events calendar is full of fun things to do!
"Cruisin' for Camp Courageous" is one of Iowa’s largest charity Car Shows and features hundreds of show cars, race-cars, motorcycles, and trucks. Held on the grounds of beautiful Camp Courageous, this is a family event with a large silent and live auction, kid’s games, food, music, and huge craft show. Guests will enjoy the opportunity of watching the annual pinstriper panel jam. Car enthusiasts from everywhere will want to attend this event with all proceeds going to Camp Courageous.
Sunday, May 17, 2015 - 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Camp Courageous, 12007 190th ST, Monticello IA 52310
All the proceeds from this event stays local and goes directly to benefit the nearly 7,000 individuals with special needs who attend Camp Courageous each year.
Eastern Iowa Arts Academy invites you to the United Arts Showcase, Saturday, May 9th, 2015.
The Veterans Memorial Coliseum will host this year's event with shows at 10 am. Tickets are $5 for adults and $4 for children. More than 600 Students from Eastern Iowa Arts Academy classes celebrate the unifying power of music, art, drama, and dance!
Doors to the art gallery open at 9 a.m.
100% of the funds raised will stay local and be used directly for EIAA arts programming. EIAA provides quality arts opportunities to students at area schools and participants of all ages at EIAA's Cave, located at 1847 E Avenue NE, Cedar Rapids. Classes are offered at little or no cost to participants.
You're invited to join a local group of individuals and businesses who are going to break the Guinness World Record for the world's largest dream catcher, which will take place from Dawn to Dusk on Saturday, May 9th at the corner of 16th & Williams Blvd. (Old Kmart location) during a day long festival to raise $50,000 for a local homeless/transitional living shelter, the Safe Place Foundation. The Safe Place Foundation has been helping men in the Cedar Rapids area for over 20 years. There will be music, vendors, food/BBQ all day, face painting & more! The event is free, family-friendly and there is plenty to do so come on out!
Register today or the morning of race day - for the Eastern Iowa JDRF One Walk. This event is a walk to raise funds for the research of Type 1 diabetes. Saturday, May 9, 2015, 8am, NewBo/Chech Village (starting point is the NewBo City Market). Funds are used to fund research for the treatment, prevention and cure of Type 1 Diabetes. KCRG-TV9's Nicole Agee and Kat Foxx from Kiss Country will emcee the event!
Well Woman Week--no cost mammograms and pap tests will be offered to uninsured low income women during May 4-6, 2015 in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Medical services are provided at various Cedar Rapids healthcare facilities such as Mercy Women's Center, RCI Imaging Center, Unity Point Health - Family Health Center & Breast and Bone Health. Please call 319-892-6019 to make an appointment. Appointments are required and calls will be accepted beginning April 1, 2015. Income guidelines apply for women age 40-64 with no medical insurance.
Walk to End Lupus Now™ events are conducted nationwide by the Lupus Foundation of America (LFA) and its national network to raise money for lupus research, increase awareness of lupus, and rally public support for those who suffer from its brutal impact. Lupus is one of the cruelest, most mysterious diseases on earth--it strikes without warning, has unpredictable, sometimes fatal effects, and has no known cause and no known cure. If you join the fight, we will not have to concede victory to this terrible disease. If you join the fight, we will be able to solve the cruel mystery of lupus in our lifetime and end its devastating impact on millions of lives.
The Red Boa Ball is the annual fundraising event to support the American Red Cross of South and Eastern Iowa. The Red Cross exists to provide compassionate care to those in need. Our network of generous donors, volunteers and employees share a mission of preventing and relieving suffering, here at home and around the world, through five key service areas: Disaster Relief, Supporting America’s Military Families, Lifesaving Blood, Health and Safety Services and International Services. The funds raised through the Red Boa Ball will be used to support Red Cross mission work in eastern Iowa. Join them on Saturday, May 2nd from 6-10pm at the Cedar Rapids Marriott Ballroom.
Cedar Rapids March for Babies is a national walking event of the March of Dimes that gives hope to the more than half a million babies born too soon each year. The money raised supports programs in our community that help moms have healthy, full-term pregnancies. Funds are used for research to find answers to the problems that threaten our babies.
Sunday, April 26, 2015 @ 9am. Rockwell Collins C Avenue Complex. Get your team together or join a team and March for Babies on April 26th in CR!
The MEGA PET ADOPTION EVENT is so big it takes place over two days! Hosted by Iowa Humane Alliance and North Shore Animal League's “Tour For Life”
Thursday, April 23rd at the Iowa Humane Alliance Regional Spay/Neuter Clinic – Noon to 4pm - Come for low cost vaccinations, tour the spay/neuter clinic and adopt your new best furry friend.
Sunday, April 26th at NewBo City Market – 11am to 3pm - Visit with over 20 local Eastern Iowa animal shelters, rescues and humane organizations with hundreds of animals available for adoption! Enjoy live music, animal training demonstrations, low cost microchips and pet supplies as well as all the great food and craft vendors always available at NewBo City Market.
Get Movin' for McAuley in a brand new way at our first Movin' for McAuley kickball tournament. This is a family friendly tournament for all ages and inclinations both recreational and competitive! Join us for a fun-tastic morning with kid's activities, inflatables, door prizes and lunch concessions.. followed by a great game of kickball. Recreational Tournament: Have a multi-generational team or a team of friends just for fun. Get the co-workers, classmates, kids, cousins, aunts, uncles and even grandparents together for a friendly game of kickball. Competitive Tournament: Want a kickball challenge? We've got that for you, too. Put your game face on and get your team of 10 together to kick some you-know-what in our competitive tournament!
Register your teams of ten by April 12th or register as a cheerleader to help benefit the services that Catherine McAuley provides in our community!