A list of upcoming community events, updated constantly.

Riders Club

3/7/2014  8:00 am

What happens in your life when you can no longer drive? For many seniors,this is a question they must consider eaach day. They don’t want to bother family and need to manage their finances well. What can they do? You can make a difference! Riders Club provides rides for seniors and those who can no longer drive. By volunteering as little as 2 hours each week, you can change people’s lives. If you enjoy seniors and you like to drive, contact your local office to find out more. Reach the Cedar Rapids Riders Club at 365-1511. Come drive with us!

Senior Pinochle

9/1/2014  10:00 am

Seniors are invited to come to the Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Department’s Ambroz Recreation Center, 2000 Mount Vernon Road SE, year-round on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM to play Double Deck Pinochle. There is no fee. Participants may bring their own lunches or participate in the Horizons meal program if eligible. For more information, call Rob Wagner at (319) 286-5799.

FREE Summer Admission

7/1/2015  12:00 pm

Visitors to the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art will be enjoying the summer as interpreted by living Iowan artists. The new exhibition, titled Midwest Summer: Light and Warmth, on display June 6 – September 13, 2015, presents a wide range of style and media unified by a common summer theme. All the works in the exhibition were created during the past three years by artists whom currently live in Iowa.

The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art Free Summer Admission Program begins continues through August 30th. Admission to the museum will be free for all visitors thanks to Built by Pros, Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, Transamerica and UFG. The Museum is open noon to 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday; noon to 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, and 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Saturdays. All are welcome.

Amana Gardens Tour

7/9/2015  12:00 am

The Amana Colonies are in full bloom all summer, and eight homes will open their private gardens to the public with 14 additional homes featuring flowers and landscaping that can be viewed from the street.  While the flowers may be viewed at any time, August 1st is designated as Colonies in Bloom Day, to coincide with the blooming of the Lotus Lilies on Lily Lake between Middle and main Amana.   Many businesses also feature fairy gardens.  Free maps may be picked up at the Amana Colonies Visitor Center or at participating businesses. To reserve a spot on one of two expert guided garden tours on August 1st, call 319-622-7622