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.

Signature of Baseball

1/24/2015  9:00 am

The Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum presents The Signature of Baseball featuring over 180 signed baseballs from leaders, both past and present, from all over the globe, including Nelson Mandela, Mikhail Gorbachev Margaret Thatcher and President Obama. The exhibit will also showcase baseball memorabilia from President Hoover’s personal collection, plus a ball signed by Babe Ruth and another by the New York Yankees. Also featured will be the history of the Cedar Rapids Kernels. An interactive feature of the exhibit will be a simulated baseball field, where visitors will learn about the history of the game! Visit this unique exhibit from Jan 24th through March 22nd at the Hoover Library and Museum in West Branch.

Lenten Fish Fry

2/20/2015  5:00 pm

The Knights of Columbus Club 5677 invites you to a fish fry every Friday during Lent from 5:00 to 7:30 at their hall on Mt. Vernon Rd. SE and Highway 13 (behind Casey’s) On the menu – baked and hand-battered fish, catfish nuggets, grilled cheese sandwiches, baked and french fried potatoes, coleslaw, corn bread, desserts, coffee and fountain pop. Cost is $9 for adults, $5 for children 5-12. Kids 4 and under eat for free.

Rocky Mountain Oyster Dinner

3/7/2015  5:00 pm

The Cedar Rapids Eagles Club hosts their annual Rocky Mountain Oyster dinner on Saturday, March 7th beginning at 5:00 pm lasting until food gone. Enjoy Rocky Mountain Oysters or ham, corn, scalloped potatoes, roll and dessert $ 8.00 per plate. Silent auction, 50/50 raffle tickets and more. The Eagles Club is located at 1735 11th St NW.

Old Creamery Theatre Gala

4/11/2015  6:30 pm

The Old Creamery Theatre hosts A Shaken Not Stirred Affair and benefit for the theatre on April 11th from 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm at the Clarion Hotel and Convention Center in Cedar Rapids. Enjoy refreshments, hors d’oeuvres, a silent auction and sneak peeks of their 2015 shows. Online bidding for the silent auction is open now through the Creamery’s website and will conclude during the Shaken Not Stirred event. Need not be present to win. Tickets are $35 per person and can be purchased online at or by calling the box office at 319-622-6262.