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Upcoming Events

Summer Fest
Metro Youth Empowerment
August 18
11 am to 3 pm
Johnson County Fairgrounds

This annual fundraiser is celebrating the agency's 50th anniversary! MYEP is a local non-profit that provides residential and day program services to adults with disabilities.
For more information visit: http://www.myep.us

Tina MacNaughton's Memorial Motorcycle Ride
Critter Crusaders of Cedar Rapids
August 18
9 am
Hawkeye Harley Davidson, 120 Westcor Dr., Coralville

This event raises money for homeless animals needing medical care to get healthy for adoptiong.
For more information visit: www.crittercrusaders.org

Ales & Tails Crawfish Boil
Tanager Place
August 25
3 pm to 6 pm
NewBo City Market, Cedar Rapids

This is the inaugural year for this event that features an authentic crawfish boil, Cajun music, and an auction.
For more information visit: www.tanagerplace.org

Dogs4Dystonia Dog Walk
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation
August 25
8:30-11:30 am
Thomas Park, Marion

Dogs4Dystonia Dog Walk is a fun filled walk with your canine friend around Thomas Park in Marion. At the walk, you will be having fun with your canine friend as there not only is a walk, but there will be vendors, dog demonstrations, dj, pet and event photographer, food table, raffle, silent auction table and a beach themed dog costume contest. Cost $25/person and $12/child 12 and under.
For more information visit: www.dystonia-foundation.org/Dogs4Dystonia-iowa

Donor Dash 5K Fun Run and Walk
Iowa Donor Network
August 25
8:30 am
Terry Trueblood Park, Iowa City

The Donor Dash honors those who have given the gift of life, celebrates the lives of organ and tissue recipients, and recognizes those who continue to wait for a lifesaving transplant. This event is a fundraiser for Iowa Donor Network and Team Iowa.
For more information visit: http://donordash5k.com/

Men Who Cook and a Few Good Women
Aging Services
August 25
5:30 pm
Clarion Highlander Hotel & Conference Center

Men Who Cook and a Few Good Women- This is the 15th annual event and features local area men and women creating their signature dishes to participants. In addition to the food sampling there will be a jewelry raffle, raffle auction, live auction and live entertainment by Homebrewed.
For more information visit: menwhocook@abbehealth.org