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Upcoming Events


Men Who Cook
Pathways Adult Day Health Center
August 26th
5:30pm
Clarion Highlander Hotel and Conference Center

14th Annual Men Who Cook on Saturday, August 26th. The event will include entertainment from Homebrewed, auctions, a raffle, and games. Tickets include unlimited food sampling from approximately 20 local chefs as well as unlimited drinks. All funds raised stay at Pathways Adult Day Health Center.

To purchase tickets contact Jeff Kellback at jkellbach@abbehealth.org or by phone at 319-892-8221.

For more information find the event on Facebook
www.facebook.com/MenWhoCookIowaCity/ ___________________________________________________

Fun Fair
ToGather Together
August 26th
10:00am-4:00pm
125 W Forevergreen Rd, Corailville

Join us for the Fun Fair and help raise money to support local kids! Enjoy a carnival atmosphere with music, food, raffles, games, and activities. Some of the activities include the Iowa Children's Museum, local fire and police departments, and the University of Iowa Air Care's Helicopter.

All funds raised stay in Johnson County to provide school supplies for kids in need.
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History Makers Gala
African American Museum of Iowa
September 7th
5:00pm
The Hotel at Kirkwood Center

Join the African American Museum of Iowa to honor outstanding African Americans in the state of Iowa. These individuals have made impacts as a trailblazer, change agent, legacy maker or role model in their communities. This year's honorees are: Deborah Berry (Waterloo), Leon Mosley (Waterloo), Dr. Jerome Pierson (Sioux City), Dale Todd (Cedar Rapids).

The semi-formal affair includes a gourmet meal with dessert, light jazz, a cash bar, and an exciting raffle. Reserve your tickets today!

For more information visit
www. blackiowa.org/history-makers-gala/ ___________________________________________________

Stand Down
Linn County Veteran Affairs
September 8th
9:00AM-2:00PM
Veteran's Memorial Stadium

Resource fair connecting homeless or near-homeless Veterans and non-Veterans to services that help them transition to community living.Over 70 community based programs will be present to discuss housing, employment, health care, shelters, legal assistance, counseling, and more.

For more information visit
www.vetsstanddown.org ___________________________________________________

Ride & Run Festival
Willis Dady Homeless Services
September 16th
8:30AM
Cedar Lake Look / Sag Wagon Deli & Brew

Help fight homelessness by riding or running on Saturday, September 16th. Beginning at 8AM will be the 5K & 10K, followed by awards at 9:30. At 10:30 join us for a pub tour on bikes. Both the run and ride will start and finish at Sag Wagon.

Runners, walkers, wheelchair racers are welcome. Snacks and beverages will be available before, during, and after the race. Proceeds benefit the Willis Dady Homeless Services.

For more information visit or to register
www.getmeregistered.com/WillisDadyRunAndRideFest ___________________________________________________

The HOPEwalk
Cedar Rapids HOPEwalk
September 16th
8:30AM
Robbins Lake / Ellis Park

The 4th annual Cedar Rapids HOPEwalk is being held on Saturday, September 16th. Join us for this community based walk to remember loved ones lost to suicide, support survivors, raise awareness, and work on prevention in the Cedar Rapids area community.

Donations can be made online and on the day of the actual walk. Checks, cash, and credit cards will be accepted day of the walk. Online donations will continue up to and after the event. Donations can be made in support of a specific walker, team, or to the overall cause.

For more information visit or to register
www.hopewalk-cr.com/ ___________________________________________________

Survivors Wine Gala
Horizons
September 16th
6:00PM
National Czech & Slovak Museum

Support the Horizon's Survivors Program as they serve violent crime victims and their families as they seek new normal after tragedy. From dealing with law enforcement, or arranging a place to stay, what makes this program unique is that it will continue to serve the family until no longer requested.

For more information visit
www.horizonsfamily.org/___________________________________________________