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Community Events Calendar

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Upcoming Events


Cedar Rapids Go Red for Women Luncheon
American Heart Association
December 1st
10am-1pm
DoubleTree by Hilton

Heart disease and stroke cause 1 in 3 deaths amount women each year - more than all cancers combined. But we can change that because 80 percent of all cardiac events may be prevented with education and lifestyle changes.

Go Red for Women encourages women and their families to take action and live a healthier life. Let's get started, let's unite, together we are stronger and unstoppable.

Join us at GoRedForWomen.org, or call 319-536-3900 for more information. ___________________________________________________

Nature's Noel
Indian Creek Nature Center
December 2nd
9am-2pm
Indian Creek Nature Center, 5300 Otis Rd SE Cedar Rapids

The 2017 Nature’s Noel will be held in the ICNC’s new Amazing Space. Make sure to arrive before 9am for best selection of décor made of fresh greenery – a line starts forming before the doors open! After you shop the amazing vendors, stay for a day of family fun! Enjoy festive children’s crafts, Santa, naturalist-guided activities, and magical winter nature walks

Nature’s Noel is presented by the Nature Center Guild and staff. All proceeds benefit educational programs and land conservation and restoration at Indian Creek Nature Center.

For more information visit www.indiancreeknaturecenter.org/ ___________________________________________________

Alternative Gift Market
Cedar Rapids AGM
December 2nd
9am-2pm
Unity Center of Cedar Rapids

Give gifts differently this holiday season by supporting the Cedar Rapids area Alternative Gift Market. Give humanitarian gifts to friends and loved ones that support local or global non-profit organizations. This year choose from 20 local organizations and/or up to 30 global organizations. Where and when is this great community event happening? On Saturday, December 2nd from 9am to 2pm at Unity Center of Cedar Rapids on Blairs Ferry Rd. Give charitable gifts that empower people locally and internationally!

For more information visit www.unitycr.org or call 319-393-5422 ___________________________________________________

Candlelight Vigil
Angel of Hope
December 6th
7pm

On Wednesday, December 6th at 7:00 pm thousands across the nation, as well as in Lower City Park in Iowa City, Xavier High school in Cedar Rapids and at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Dubuque will gather for candlelight vigils to mourn the loss of a child. After a few remarks, music and a moment of silence, the attendees are invited to leave a candle at the statue in remembrance of children.

Everyone is invited to join others on Tuesday, December 6th at Lower City Park at the indoor heated warming house (Shelter #8), Xavier High School or Dubuque Mount Olivet Cemetery to share the memory of your special child with others who understand. For more information call Bruce Titus at 319-936-0745(Iowa City) or Lisa DeWees at 319-521-6021(Cedar Rapids).
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Cookie Walk & Howliday Bazaar
Animal Resource Foundation
December 9th
11am-2pm
Kirkwood Linn County Regional Center

Join us for the 7th Annual Cookie Walk & Howliday Bazaar! A fundraiser benefiting 12 area non-profit animal rescue and resource groups. Funds raised will help homeless cats and dogs receive spay and neuter services, medical care, and a pet food pantry.

Lots of cookies, candies, and bars for all to enjoy!

For more information visit www.arfiowa.org/ ___________________________________________________