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Upcoming Events



Fight With Flash 4th Annual Charity Golf Classic
The Fight With Flash Foundation
August 23
Noon to 8:00 pm
Brown Deer Golf Course, Coralville

This fundraiser benefits AYA (Adolescent & Young Adult) Cancer Program at University of Iowa Children's Hospital - Golf Event & Fight With Flash Social. Includes live and silent auctions and live band.
For more information visit: www.fightwithflash.org

Dogs4Dystonia Dog Walk
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF)/East Central Iowa Corridor Dystonia Support Group
August 24
8:30 am to 12 pm
Thomas Park, Marion

This event gains awareness of dystonia, a rare neurological muscle movement disorder that affects any person at any time of their life. The East Central Iowa Corridor Dystonia Support Group helps to organize and put on this event, along with members of the Dogs4Dystonia Dog Walk Committee. It includes a walk around Thomas Park and afterwards demonstrations from local trainers, businesses that use canines.
For more information visit: www.facebook.com/dogs4dystoniamcr

14th Annual Five Seasons Stand Down
VALOR inc., D.B.A. Five Seasons Stand Down
September 6
9:30 am to 3:00 pm
Veterans Memorial Stadium

The Stand Down is a coordinated effort between Veterans’ organizations, government and community agencies that serve the homeless and near homeless to connect individuals to needed services. The one-day event includes a Resource Fair, assistance in accessing benefits and services, medical services, haircuts, continental breakfast and lunch. Seventy-six (76) service providers took part in the 2018 Stand Down, offering a wide variety of resources to participants. The Stand Down provides a one-stop shop approach, allowing participants to meet with a number of service providers in one location, saving time and alleviating transportation issues.
For more information visit: vetsstanddown.org

Sweet Rides for Charity Car and Bike Show
Sweet Rides for Charity
September 7
8:00 am to 3:00 pm
Veterans Memorial parking lot

This car show raises money for local charities.
For more information visit: www,facebook.com/sweetridescharity

Art of Recovery Walk
Prelude Behavioral Services
September 15
1:00 pm
Terry Trueblood Recreation Area

This is an advocacy event celebrating individuals and families in Iowa who are living in long-term recovery. Event features patient art exhibit, stories of recovery, live music and a 2 miles group walk.
For more information visit: www.preludeiowa.org

Willis Dady Run & Ride Festival
Willis Dady Homeless Services
September 21
8:00 am to 7:00 pm
Sag Wagon

A 5K & 10K run & walk around Cedar Lake followed by a social bike ride to Ely and back to Sag Wagon with music at the end of the day
For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/WillisDadyRunAndRideFest/

Step Up For Down Syndrome Walk
Hawkeye Area Down Syndrome Association
September 22
11:00 am
Cherry Hill Park

The Step Up For Down Syndrome Walk is the agency's biggest fundraiser of the year. This event allows the organization to continue to grow and stay true to its mission of education for both families and the surrounding communities.
For more information visit: https://www.facebook.com/HawkeyeAreaDownSyndrome/

Sweetgrass Flute & Nature Festival
Sweetgrass Flute & Nature Festival
September 27-28
27th from 5-9pm; 28th from 10a-9p; 29th from 11a-4 p
Prairiewoods

The Sweetgrass Flute & Nature Festival and the activities involved with it will draw people together to encounter peace and transformation through natural sounds and heightened awareness of nature while experiencing connectivity through the many cultural workshops and expansive music-making opportunities.
For more information visit: www.sweetgrassfest.com