Upcoming Events

Published: May. 11, 2020 at 9:54 AM CDT|Updated: Mar. 20, 2023 at 5:10 PM CDT
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PLEASE NOTE: Current public health measures may affect these events. Please visit the organizations’ website or Facebook pages for updated information.


March 24

Northeast Iowa Food Bank – Empty Bowls


Support the Northeast Iowa Food Bank on March 24 in Cedar Falls at the Hilton Garden Inn. Attendees will learn more about the critical work done by the Food Bank, raising awareness and educating the community on the issue of hunger. Purchase raffle tickets to win fun prizes and also bid on silent and live auctions. Visit their website to purchase a ticket today!


March 24 - 25

Shelter House – Book Sale


The Annual Shelter House Book Sale is back on Saturday March 24 & Sunday March 25! Enjoy a wonderland of adventure, mystery, and curiosity from tens of thousands of books available for purchase, all graciously donated by members of the community. All books are sold at low prices, to raise money to support the critical work done by the Shelter House. Admission is FREE, and you can purchase an Early Entry Pass for only $10 and have first pick of the huge selection!


April 13

United Way of East Central Iowa – Time for Art: Celebration of Volunteers


Time for Art will be held on Thursday, April 13 at 5pm and will recognize our community’s most committed volunteers! It will include a one-of-a kind silent art auction, where attendees can big volunteer hours on artwork, on donated by local artists. Once winners have met their volunteer hours they bid, they’ll receive their art! Visit their event page to learn more and to reserve your ticket.


April 14

YPN – Trivia Night


On Friday April 14 from 6-8pm, join YPN for their first ever, Trivia Night! Put your trivia skills to the test while also supporting a great organization. All funds raised will support YPN’s programming for youth and parents throughout the Corridor. The event will be held at Eastbank Venue and tickets can be purchased on the event website.


April 15

Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois – Journey the World


Journey the World brings together Girl Scouts across our region to learn about different cultures. Attendees will learn about how Girl Scouts live in other countries and experience food, dance, art, music, and traditions from many different cultures. This hands-on event will connect families with various organizations and entertainers to develop an appreciation for all cultures. All families are welcome!


April 15

Northeast Iowa Council, BSA – Scouting for Food


Since 1990, the Northeast Iowa Council (NEIC) has been participating in Scouting for Food – a supply drive where scouts collect food and non-perishable items throughout the community. Each year this project brings in enough food to provide food pantries with over 3 months of supplies! Visit their website for a list of collection sites in the Northeast Iowa area and what items are in high demand for food pantries.