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Published: May. 11, 2020 at 9:54 AM CDT|Updated: Jun. 23, 2022 at 12:14 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.

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June 25

Tanager Place – Imagination! Square

https://tanagerplace.org/event/imagination-square-by-tanager-place/

Tanager Place returns in 2022 with IMAGINATION! Square on June 25th. As the parade returns to downtown Cedar Rapids this year, Tanager Place is taking over Greene Square Park from 11am-2pm, following the Freedom Festival Parade. This event will provide FREE family-friendly, educational, and interactive booths, hands-on activities, train rides, and much more! Also back, by popular demand, will be the Jr. Firefighter Challenge, courtesy of the Cedar Rapids Fire Department.

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July 16

Freedom Foundation – Fill the Shelves for Veterans in Need

https://www.facebook.com/events/555459155921652

The Freedom Foundation will be hosting a drop-off event for their food pantry on Saturday July 16th from 8am-12pm. During the summer months, their food donations always decrease, while the need for donations is always increasing. Many veterans rely on this food pantry in the summer to help feed their kids and grandkids who are not in school. Visit their event page for a list of much needed items and stop by to meet their board!

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July 16

AMVETS Post 37 – Eastern Iowa Honor Float

https://www.facebook.com/events/479427700605954

Enjoy some fun in the sun, for the 4th Annual Eastern Iowa Honor Float on Saturday July 16th! This one-day kayaking float down the Wapsi River supports the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight, where each year veterans are flown to Washington, DC to visit the memorials dedicated to their heroic service. Check-in begins at 9am with the float launching at 10am, from the Veterans Memorial Park in Central City to Waubeek. Pre-registration and same day registration are available and include prizes, shuttle service, and more!