Warbirds Over Iowa
Cedar Rapids Skyhawks
10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Cedar Rapids Skyhawks Field
Warbirds Over Iowa is an event that brings large radio controlled scale military aircraft from Iowa and surrounding States to Cedar Rapids. Aircraft types include Biplanes, Jets, Fighters, and Bombers that have exceptional scale detail and can drop simulated “bombs” in the interest of realism as they compete for awards like Best Flight, Best Scale Appearance, and Pilot's Choice. The event is also a fund raiser for Eastern Iowa Honor Flight.
For more information visit: www.crskyhawks.org
6th Annual AsianFest
Iowa Asian Alliance Foundation
12:00 pm - 10:00 pm
The 6th Annual AsianFest is a FREE, fun festival for families to come and experience the flair, fusion and flavor of Asian cultures from rich performances, delicious cuisine, exotic cultures to concert showcasing and celebrating the diversity that continues to be part of the Midwest fabric.
For more information visit: www.facebook.com/AsianFest-463038450515300/
The Big Drop
Cedar Rapids Rotary West
Greene Square Park
Thousands of Ping Pong Balls will be dropped in Greene Square Park. Proceeds will provide school supplies and backpacks to children in need supported by Families Helping Families and Van Buren Elementary. The popular event is sponsored by Cedar Rapids Rotary West.
For more information visit: www.TheBigDropCR.com
Do Right Inc
This Christian Music Festival plans to bring awareness to human trafficking
For more information visit: www.bashatcr.net
Boys & Girls Clubs of Cedar Rapids
August 3 & 4
6 am - 5 pm
Robbins Lake/Ellis Park
Fish-O-Rama is a family friendly fishing tournament held the first weekend of August to support the daily programming at the Boys & Girls Clubs of Cedar Rapids
For more information visit: www.bgccr.org
Annual Patriot Ride
Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association Iowa 39 2
10 am check-in
Starting at Metro Harley Davidson, Cedar Rapids
This annual ride raises funds to help local area veterans in need. Vets Helping Vets.
For more information visit: www.iacvma39-2.org
Flood the Run
Matthew 25 & The Salvation Army
8 am - 12 pm
Flood the Run is a 2.7 mile water obstacle race that is a family fun event that supports both Matthew 25 and The Salvation Army. The event brings folks from all over our community and beyond to have a fun day in a healthy atmosphere while supporting the mission of both organizations.
For more information visit: www.crfloodtherun.com
K9COLA: Citizens for Off-Leash Areas
9:30-10:30 am for small dogs; 10:30 am - 5:30 pm for all dogs
Bever Park Pool
The weekend goes to the dogs in August at Bever Park Pool for K9Splash! K9Splash! is K9COLA's largest and most popular fundraiser of the year! Each August we welcome 600 dogs and 1500 people to Bever Park Pool in Cedar Rapids. Dogs enjoy playing, fetching and swimming to their hearts' content over the course of the two days. People enjoy seeing how happy their dogs are playing and exercising.
For more information visit: www.k9cola.org