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Finding One’s Place: Ex-offender Johnathan Kana on society-to-prison transition ahead of InsideOut’s annual Summer Concert

An Iowa City-based prison-to-society reentry program InsideOut is hosting a discussion this Thursday, May 18 by former convict and Texan musician Johnathan Kana: “The Delicate Struggle of the Ex-Offender Identity.” […]

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Grab a slice to support the Iowa Youth Writing Project

Everyone is invited to venture out into the spring weather at Geyer’s Oven west of Iowa City for an evening of pizza in support of the Iowa Youth Writing Project. The all-you-can-eat pizza picnic starts at 5:30 p.m. tomorrow and is the first of three events called “Growing Voices” that aim to bring the community together to support the nonprofit’s mission of “growing children’s voices.” […]

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Second annual fundraiser for UI student veterans takes place Saturday

Sponsors from around the Iowa City area are coming together Saturday, March 4 for an evening to support University of Iowa student veterans at the Iowa City VFW Post 3949 (609 Hollywood Blvd #2). This is the fundraiser’s second year. In proper Heartland fashion, the evening will kick off at 5 p.m. with a dinner […]

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Soup’s on: Annual ‘Souper Bowl’ event on Thursday supports Domestic Violence Intervention Program

DVIP 20th Annual “Souper Bowl” Fundraiser Clarion Highlander Hotel (2525 N Dodge St, IC) — Thursday, Feb. 2 at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are still available for the the Domestic Violence Intervention Program’s annual “Souper Bowl” fundraiser tomorrow, Feb. 2 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. in Iowa City’s Clarion Highlander Hotel (2525 N Dodge St.). The event helps […]

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Duck, dip, dive and dodge to fundraise for the Special Olympics

Dodgeball! (A Special Olympics fundraiser) Grant Wood Elementary — Sunday, Nov. 8 at 10 a.m. Update: Organizers have extended the registration deadline to Friday, Oct. 30. Iowa City dodgeball enthusiasts can dodge, duck, dip, dive and dodge for a great cause on Sunday Nov. 8 at a Special Olympics fundraiser tournament. All proceeds from the […]

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