Upcoming Events



14th Annual Festival of Flowers
United Action for Youth
May 23
5:30-8:30 pm
Graduate Hotel, Iowa City

UAY's Festival of Flowers is a creative fundraising event that supports UAY's important work with youth and families in Johnson County and surrounding areas. Professionals, amateurs and youth are invited to submit entries of floral art, fresh flower arrangements, and container gardens which are displayed, judged and auctioned off. The Festival of Flowers event offers wine, hors d'oeuvres, music and a silent auction between 5:30-7pm. A live auction featuring award-winning floral designs and other high-end packages begins at 7pm. All proceeds benefit youth and families served by UAY.
For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/536458266834328/

Summer Fest
Tanager Place
June 1
3:00-6:00 pm
Collins Recreation Center

Free Kick Off to Summer Community Event for Families that offers activities, resources, crafts, car show for families to enjoy together.
For more information visit: www.tanagerplace.org

Cruisin' the Ave Charity Car Show
Cedar Rapids Corvette Club
June 8
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cedar Hills Community Church parking lot, 6455 E Ave NW, Cedar Rapids

This automobile show will benefit local charities, including classes in addition to Corvettes.
For more information visit: www.cedarrapidscorvetteclub.com

Praise on the River
His Hands Free Clinic
June 9
2:00-5:00 pm
McGrath Amphitheatre

This is a familly friendly festival style concert during the Freedom Festival-featuring local worship bands
For more information visit: www.hishandsclinic.org

Cedar Rapids Hunger Fight
Meals from the Heartland
June 14
8:00 am - 8:00 pm
DoubleTree Convention Complex

Join this event to package meals for hungry people.
For more information visit: https://mealsfromtheheartland.org/cr-hunger-fight/

Eastern Iowa Duck Race
CR Daybreak Rotary
June 15
12:30 pm
Downtown Farmers Market, Cedar Rapids

The Greater Eastern Duck race raises $50,000 for youth organizations and sponsored by Daybreak Rotary. The event has occurred for the past 10 years with more than $600,000 given to local kids’ programming.
For more information visit: https://greateasterniowaduckrace.com

Lager Lympics
Metro North Rotary Club
June 15
11:30 am
NewBo City Market

A beverage sampling event to raise funds in support of local non profits that serve disadvantaged youth.
For more information visit: https://metronorthrotary.org/

Brake the Cycle (of Homelessness)
Shelter House
June 22
9:00 am
Terry Trueblood Recreation Area

Brake the Cycle riders combine their support to end homelessness with the joy of cycling. This 15-mile fun ride benefiting Shelter House includes optional stops at your favorite watering holes to relax and grab a drink or a bite to eat
For more information visit: https://shelterhouseiowa.org/brake-the-cycle-of-homelessness/

Volta Youth Music Festival
Eastern Iowa Arts Academy
June 15
11:30 am
NewBo City Market

AThe Volta Youth Music Festival will feature local professionals musicians including EIAA's rock band instructors and other local bands coming together to support Eastern Iowa's youth talent. EIAA's seven youth rock bands will also perform for a day-long variety of music on stage. br> For more information visit: = www.easterniowaartsacademy.org

Push the Plunger
Amvets Riders Chapter 6
July 4
9:30 pm
McGrath Amphitheatre

The Amvets Riders Chapter 6 is raffling off the opportunity to Push the Plunger - meaning, start the Cedar Rapids Fireworks display on the 4th of July!
For more information visit: amvetscr.org

Zach Johnson Foundation Classic
Zach Johnson Foundation
July 8
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Elmcrest Country Club

Pro-Am Golf Tournament featuring Zach Johnson and other celebrity players raising money for the Zach Johnson Foundation's Kids on Course Program
For more information visit: www.zachjohnsongolf.com