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Family Fort Night

Event Dates and Times

1/26/2018 - Starts: 5:30 PM - Ends: 7:30 PM
Hiawatha Public Library 150 W. Willman St. Hiawatha, IA 52233
Bring the supplies needed to create the best reading fort ever inside Hiawatha Public Library. Pizza and drinks will be provided. Registration begins January 1, 2018 at https://www.eventbrite.com/preview?eid=40800128282.

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Doodlebugs: Me & My Shadow

Event Dates and Times

1/26/2018 - Starts: 10:30 AM
Hiawatha Public Library 150 W. Willman St. Hiawatha, IA 52233
We’re celebrating Groundhog’s Day early, learning what makes shadows, looking at shadows in artwork and creating shadow puppets for a puppet show! Young children and their caregivers are welcome to attend this free event. Doodlebugs is presented in collaboration with Cedar Rapids Museum of Art.
Alicia Mangin 319-393-1414

Upcoming Events

Bowl for Kids' Sake
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Cedar Rapids
January - February
Cedar Rapids Bowling Center

Bowl For Kids Sake is one of the area's largest bowling parties! It takes place over several days in January and February 2018. Companies and individuals put together teams of 6 to come bowl with and to support a great cause - Big Brothers Big Sisters. All funds raised go directly back to funding the organization's mission. The event includes bowling fun, door prizes, fun music and glow in the dark lighting.

To develop or join a team visit BeABigCR.org and register. Email MelanieR@BeABigCR.org to reserve a bowling session. No bowl? Donate at BeABigCR.org

Adopt a Guardsman
Iowa Chapter of Military Mama Network
January - May

Over 500 Iowa Guardsmen are Guardswomen are deployed overseas. Help us show them hometown support! January - May sign-up and receive a name and wish of an Iowa Guardsman.

For more information or to sign up contact Cynthia Valenta at ia.cedarrapids@militarymamanetwork.org ___________________________________________________

Hope Blooms
Gems of Hope
January 2 -23

It's daffodil time! Order your flowers today and help support Gems of Hope. Flowers will be delivered in March and proceeds will benefit cancer patients and their families in the Corridor.

To learn more or place an order visit www.gemsofhope.com ___________________________________________________

Play 2B Fit Healthy Kids Fair
Hosted by the Iowa Children's Museum
Saturday, February 3rd
Coralville Marriott Conference Center

Join The Iowa Children's Museum for a fun family day of fitness activities and drills, nutritional active learning experiences, participatory stage programs, and lots of play! Featuring community groups and businesses dedicated to Healthy Kids! The Play 2B Fit healthy kids fair is a FREE winter event you can't miss!

Enjoy FREE Admission for all children and adults to the event. Kids of all ages will have the opportunity to discover how to lead a healthy lifestyle through diverse active learning experiences, games, drills and family-friendly information. Explore interactive stage programs and demonstrations from professional and community groups dedicated to healthy living.

Please contact Jill Donnenwerth at jdonnenwerth@theicm.org or 319-625-6255 ext. 205 for more information. ___________________________________________________

PAWS for Love Gala
Friends Helping Friends Foundation
Saturday, February 10th
Eastbank Venue & Lounge

PAWS for Love is a gala event featuring a silent auction, live music by the George Jazz Group, heavy hors d’oeuvres, and good company. It is hosted by the Friends Helping Friends Foundation of Cedar Rapids, a nonprofit support group dedicated to improving the quality of life for both the citizens of our community and the four-legged companions at the Cedar Rapids Animal Care and Control (CRACC).

PAWS for Love will take place Saturday, February 10th, at the EastBank Venue & Lounge at 97 3rd Ave. SE in Cedar Rapids. The event attracts hundreds of guests and participants. With over 150 auction items, PAWS for Love raised more than $20,000 last year, and we anticipate and even more spectacular turnout this coming February!

Tickets are $40/person, $75/couple or $300 for a reserved table for 8. For more information or ticket sales, call 319-286-5993. ___________________________________________________

Lunchbox Fundraiser
Horizons & Elder Services
Delivery February 13-15

Experience the spirit of Valentine's Day by ordering a gourmet lunch to your home or business to benefit Horizons and Elder Services Meals on Wheels. Each lunchbox ordered will provide funds for a meal to a homebound senior in need.

Meals are $12, dessert cookies are $5. To view meal options visit www.horizonsfamily.org/

Other questions? Email lunchbox@horizonsfamily.org Care to volunteer? Email volcord@horizonsfamily.org ___________________________________________________