Iowa City Farmers Market opening will be delayed

The opening day of the Iowa City Farmers Market is being pushed back due to the COVID-19 emergency. Instead of opening in the first week of May, as it traditionally does, the market is now scheduled to open on Saturday, June 6, the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department announced on Wednesday. “The decision is […]

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The weather-weary can enjoy the fun side of winter at Freeze Fest on Sunday

A couple weeks removed from late January’s life-threatening cold temperatures, this weekend’s more temperate weather will allow the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department to hold its fourth annual Freeze Fest at Terry Trueblood Recreation Area on Sunday, from 1 to 3 p.m. With thinning ice, activities like ice fishing may not be possible, but with a forecast predicting a 90 percent chance of snow, conditions should be fine for the two-hour event’s snowshoeing demonstration. […]

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