Jun
4
Tue
The More We Get Together @ Ladd Library
Jun 4 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Activities to bring school-aged children and older adults together and form intergenerational relationships.

Adults from The Gardens of Cedar Rapids will be on hand to make alongside and assist children with a variety of crafts and treats in this summer series of programs. Grandparents and older adults are encouraged to accompany children to this event as well.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Jun
5
Wed
Dino O’Dell Out of This World: Music and Stories from Space @ Ladd Library
Jun 5 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for an interactive music and storytelling show about outer space science. Out of this World includes a kid-friendly demonstration of gravity (Try eating a pizza when the pepperoni keeps floating away!); a song about meteors, meteoroids, and meteorites (Do you know the difference?); plus the story of Dino’s childhood hero, Neil Armstrong. (2019 celebrates the 50th anniversary of the very first moon-walk!)

All performances are first-come, first-serve – wrist bands will be handed out one hour prior to each performance.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Jun
6
Thu
Dino O’Dell Out of This World: Music and Stories from Space @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Jun 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Join us for an interactive music and storytelling show about outer space science. Out of this World includes a kid-friendly demonstration of gravity (Try eating a pizza when the pepperoni keeps floating away!); a song about meteors, meteoroids, and meteorites (Do you know the difference?); plus the story of Dino’s childhood hero, Neil Armstrong. (2019 celebrates the 50th anniversary of the very first moon-walk!)

All performances are first-come, first-serve – wrist bands will be handed out one hour prior to each performance.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Dino O’Dell Out of This World: Music and Stories from Space @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Jun 6 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us for an interactive music and storytelling show about outer space science. Out of this World includes a kid-friendly demonstration of gravity (Try eating a pizza when the pepperoni keeps floating away!); a song about meteors, meteoroids, and meteorites (Do you know the difference?); plus the story of Dino’s childhood hero, Neil Armstrong. (2019 celebrates the 50th anniversary of the very first moon-walk!)

All performances are first-come, first-serve – wrist bands will be handed out one hour prior to each performance.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Jun
11
Tue
The More We Get Together @ Ladd Library
Jun 11 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Activities to bring school-aged children and older adults together and form intergenerational relationships.

Adults from The Gardens of Cedar Rapids will be on hand to make alongside and assist children with a variety of crafts and treats in this summer series of programs. Grandparents and older adults are encouraged to accompany children to this event as well.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Jun
13
Thu
Kevin and the Infinite Possibilities @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Out of This World: Music and Stories from Space

Through song and storytelling, Kevin inspires kids to live within their creativity and evolve into a more self-aware generation. This is a highly-interactive show!

All performances are first-come, first-serve – wrist bands will be handed out one hour prior to each performance.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Jun
18
Tue
The More We Get Together @ Ladd Library
Jun 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Activities to bring school-aged children and older adults together and form intergenerational relationships.

Adults from The Gardens of Cedar Rapids will be on hand to make alongside and assist children with a variety of crafts and treats in this summer series of programs. Grandparents and older adults are encouraged to accompany children to this event as well.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Jun
20
Thu
Bubble Wonders – Anything is Possible! @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Jun 20 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Each Thursday this summer, visit the Downtown Library for special performances and musical guests.

In a world of ever-decreasing attention spans, Geoff uses the wonders of bubbles, magic and storytelling as ways to capture and redirect the viewer’s attention. His presentation also shows others how to rekindle a sense of wonder in their own lives and demonstrates how persistence and a positive attitude can help make your dreams come true.

All performances are first-come, first-serve – wrist bands will be handed out one hour prior to each performance (except for the 9:15a performance).

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Jun
25
Tue
The More We Get Together @ Ladd Library
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Activities to bring school-aged children and older adults together and form intergenerational relationships.

Adults from The Gardens of Cedar Rapids will be on hand to make alongside and assist children with a variety of crafts and treats in this summer series of programs. Grandparents and older adults are encouraged to accompany children to this event as well.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!

Jun
26
Wed
Wild Time Exotics @ Ladd Library
Jun 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Each Wednesday night this summer, visit the Ladd Library for special performances and musical guests.

Get up close and hands-on with a variety of exotic animals with Wild Times Exotics. Watch the Coatimundi jump and play, the Patagonian Cavy hop and spin, the Fennec Fox be a sly fox, and, of course, meet the Rosehair Tarantula. Animals in attendance are subject to change, but it’s guaranteed to be a once-in-a-lifetime encounter!

All performances are first-come, first-serve – wrist bands will be handed out one hour prior to each performance.

We always recommend confirming details before attending. We hope to see you there!