Upcoming Events

IHA Animal Welfare Tour & Scavenger Hunt
Iowa Humane Alliance
March 23, 2019
10 am
Tour starts at 6540 6th St. SW, Cedar Rapids

The Iowa Humane Alliance Animal Welfare Tour and Scavenger Hunt will visit eight rescue and shelter locations, while unleashing big-time fun as you search for clues to win chances for great Scavenger Hunt prizes!
For more information visit: https://www.iowahumanealliance.org

Shelter House Book Sale
Shelter House - Iowa City
March 30 & 31
10:30-4 pm on 3/30; noon to 4 pm on 3/31
Johnson County Fairgrounds

The annual Shelter House Book Sale offers gently used books plus music, movies, art, and vintage tees for sale. Proceeds benefit Shelter House programs and support services including housing, employment, and mental health that help hundreds of men, women, and children each year to get back on their feet.
For more information visit: https://www.shelterhouseiowa.org

Great American Milk Drive
March 1-31
During HyVee store hours
Local HyVee stores in Linn & Johnson counties

The HACAP Food Reservoir, the local Feeding America member food bank, is working to help ensure kids in need have access to the good nutrition that fuels childhood by partnering with the Linn and Johnson County Hy-Vee Food Stores and Drugstores and DairyPure Land O’Lakes for the fourth year in a row hosting a local Great American Milk Drive in March 2019.
For more information visit: www.hacap.org/how-to-help/great-american-milk-drive/

Polar Plunge
Special Olympics of Iowa
March 30
Palo Beach & Coralville Lake

The Polar Plunge is a signature fundraising event where individuals jump into “icy waters” to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympic athletes.
For more information visit: www.soiowa.org/get-involved

Time for Art: Celebrate Volunteers
United Way of East Central Iowa
April 5
5:30 pm
Eastbank Venue, Cedar Rapids

This is an evening that celebrates volunteering in our community, whether you are just getting started or volunteer weekly. Bid volunteer hours during a one-of-a-kind art auction and help us recognize outstanding volunteers. Bid Time. Give Back. Get Art. Celebrate Volunteers.
For more information visit: www.uweci.org/events-blog/event/2019-time-for-art-a-celebration-of-volunteers

Broadway Maybies
April 5
7:00 pm
Theatre Cedar Rapids

Broadway Maybies 2019 will feature local corporate and non-profit acts who volunteer their time and talent to raise funds for YPN programs in our community. The lineup of talent for our 2019 show are being put together now. There will be great entertainment, raffles and more. Your support helps YPN continue to provide essential prenatal &; parenting education, literacy and home visit programming to families in our community.
For more information visit: www.ypniowa.org

Joyful Noises
Family Promise of Linn County
April 6
6:00 pm
St. Paul's United Methodist Church, Cedar Rapids

This concert will feature area musicians.
For more information visit: www.familypromiseoflinncounty.org

Hops for Housing
Willis Dady Homeless Services
April 6
2:30-5:30 pm
NewBo Market, Cedar Rapids

A beer-tasting fund- and friend-raiser that draws support for Willis Dady programs that support the homeless and near-homeless by offering shelter, housing services, prevention, employment, and more.
For more information visit: www.willisdady.com/events

Uncork A Wish
Make-A-Wish Iowa
April 12
6:00 pm
DoubleTree by Hilton, Cedar Rapids

This wine and beer gala includes an auction, hors d'oeuvres and entertainment to raise funds to grant wishes to children diagnosed with a critical medical condition. The belief that every wish experience can be a game-changer guides the Make-A-Wish Foundation and inspires them to grant wishes that can change the lives of the children they serve.
For more information visit: www,iowa.wish.org

Bowl Dubuque
Mentor Dubuque
April 12
6:00 pm
Creslanes, Dubuque

This is a fundraiser for Bowl Dubuque.
For more information visit: https://hillcrest-fs.org/services/youth-mentoring/

Eco-Fest - An Earth Day Festival
Local Environmental Groups
April 20
10 am to 4 pm
NewBo City Market, Cedar Rapids

This celebration of Earth Day includes interactive educational activities, live music and much more.
For more information visit: www.ecofestcr.org