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May 2017


Upcoming Events

Silent Auction - Free Wine & Beer Tasting
Families Helping Families
May 27th
Newbo City Market

Families Helping Families is a nonprofit that helps children in foster care, relative placement and other approved placements within the State of Iowa. Our annual Silent Auction Fundraiser will be held on May 27th at Newbo City Market. Come join for an afternoon of fun. We'll have: - Games and activities - Silent auction from 80+ local businesses - Free wine and beer tasting - Door prizes and raffles - Teal blue candles in honor of foster care awareness - and so much more!

This event is FREE to attend and open to the public!

For more information visit http://www.familieshelpingfamiliesofiowa.org/event/silent-auction-fhf/ ___________________________________________________

6th Annual Wine Tasting
Critter Crusaders
June 2nd
5:00pm - 8:00pm
1st Avenue Wine House

Join us for an evening to benefit the homeless pets in our area needing advance medical treatment. The event will have food, wine, live music, and live and silent auctions. Purchase tickets online today! You must be 21 to attend.

For more information visit www.crittercrusaderscr.org ___________________________________________________

Break the Cycle
Iowa Humane Alliance
June 3rd
Ride begins at 10am
Starting line at Aces and Eights in Czech Village Cedar Rapids, IA

Come on out on June 3rd for Break the Cycle! This event consists of a 35 mile round trip group bike tour (with three route distances to choose from) to 7 local animal shelters and will conclude with an after party at Aces and Eights in the Czech Village. The after party will feature live music, prizes and fun for all! Funds raised at this event will benefit the Iowa Humane Alliance Regional Spay/Neuter Clinic as well as other organizations helping animals in our community.

Pre-registration is going on now and same day registration starts at 9:00am on the 3rd.

For more information or to register visit iowahumanealliance.org or call 319-363-1225 ___________________________________________________

Summer Fest
Tanager Place
June 3rd
3:30pm - 8:30pm
Rockwell Collins Sports Complex

A family event with over 75 free activities for all ages! Summer Fest hosts the one and only General Mills Make your own Cereal Tent, bike helmet giveaway, over 45 unique activities, 35 hands-on displays, live entertainment, and inflatable rides. Event is free admission and open to the public! (inflatable rides and food offered at a minimal charge)

For the past 26 years, this free family festival – made possible by generous sponsors – has raised over $650,000 for Tanager Place programs specializing in mental and behavioral health treatment for children. Summer Fest celebrates Tanager Place’s mission to support and build strong and healthy families.


Annual K-9 Benefit
CRPD - Linn County Sheriffs Office
June 3rd
10:00am - 6:00pm
Pet's Playhouse 151 Jacolyn Dr NW, Cedar Rapids

Join the Cedar Rapids Police Department and the Linn County Sheriffs Office for the Annual K-9 Benefit on June 3rd. The event will feature carnival rides, live music, food, and so much more!

Funds raised at the event will be used to purchase new dogs to replace retiring ones, as well as get more dogs to help with crime.

For more information visit www.pets-playhouse.com/ ___________________________________________________