Advertisement

Subscribe
to the
Weekender

Advertisement

Cedar Rapids

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 15, 2017

Wanna throw some discs into some baskets in the greater Cedar Rapids area? Of course you do. There are two upcoming events and three courses to get you started.

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 12, 2017

When you think of the Czech Village and New Bohemia areas of Cedar Rapids, golf probably isn’t the first thing that comes to mind. But an upcoming fundraising event will...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 7, 2017

The Cedar Rapids Municipal Band is entering its 67th season, and over that period it has only had a handful of conductors. Here’s a list of five folks who have...

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 7, 2017

Seven days. Seven museums. An opportunity to explore some of Cedar Rapids’ treasures.

Posted by Rob Cline | Jun 7, 2017

Years ago, Slayton Thompson was playing drums in the Marion Community Band. After a performance, he clapped the teenaged piano player on the back and told him, “When you grow...

Posted by Rob Cline | May 16, 2017

No one needs to encourage the members of SHEL to come out of their shells. Legion Arts presented the band at CSPS in Cedar Rapids’ New Bo District on Saturday...

Posted by Akwi Nji | May 15, 2017

Out of over 100,000 public libraries in the United States, the Cedar Rapids Public Library is in the top of its class. The Cedar Rapids Public Library has been awarded...

Posted by Akwi Nji | May 11, 2017

Mike Draper, founder and CEO of Raygun, along with Suzanna de Baca, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, teamed up to pull off the largest Planned Parenthood...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Apr 11, 2017

Ready to take action to build the community, state and nation you want, but not sure what to do next? Here are some opportunities for political activism this week. Iowa...

Posted by Little Village | Apr 5, 2017

The Village is a flexible event space suitable for receptions, live music, theatre, trade shows, etc. Renovations are still underway on the main space, but the front space is now...

Posted by Eleanore Taft | Mar 20, 2017

Community members harvest carrots. -- photo courtesy of New Pioneer Coop Spring is here! What better way to celebrate its arrival than to get your hands dirty outside at a...

Posted by Genevieve Trainor | May 5, 2016

Benz Beer Fest Benz Beverage Depot -- Saturday, May 7 at 2 p.m. Photo by Didriks For the 12th year in a row, beer enthusiasts from across eastern Iowa will...

NewBo City Market
Posted by Celine Uhl | Nov 21, 2014

Nearly 80 guest vendors will sell their goods at NewBo's holiday market. -- photo by neoterrar The holiday shopping season unofficially kicks off this week, and in anticipation, NewBo City...

The-Quarter-Barrel
Posted by Casey Wagner | Sep 10, 2014

There are bars with arcade games and arcades with bars. And then there are “barcades,” establishments that Chris Ellis, co-owner and brewer of...

Rick Stewart's Ice Box Challenge
Posted by Shauna McKnight | Aug 14, 2014

An independent candidate has emerged in Iowa by way of Rick Stewart. The Cedar Rapids resident and former CEO of Frontier Cooperative Herbs is looking to...

The CRAM Files
Posted by Sarah Driscoll | Aug 8, 2014

Sirus Fountain paints at the 2013 NewBo Arts Fest. -- photo courtesy of Jim JacobmeyerNow that August is here, summer feels like it’s slipping away. Make the most of these...