Nov
22
Fri
Free English Language Class for Adults @ Coralville Public Library
Nov 22 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am

Free English Language Class for Adults, Friday & Wednesday mornings 9:30-11:00 am, at the Coralville Library downstairs meeting rooms.

With support from the Friends of the Coralville Public Library.

Childcare is not provided.

Questions? Email ehampe@coralville.org

Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Nov 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

“Mother Goose on the Loose” is a 20-minute nursery rhyme program for newborns to three-year-olds, followed by a 30-minute playtime. This program helps strengthen babies’ and toddlers’ foundation for literacy with rhymes, rhythm, repetition, story and movement.

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

Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion @ The History Center
Nov 22 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion

The History Center commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Douglas Starch Works Explosion, an event with repercussions for the entirety of Linn County – including the workers at the plant, local residents, business owners , and beyond.

The exhibit explores the disaster itself as well as the days immediately following. It’s a story of tragedy and resilience – and it’s a story of community coming together at a moment that could have sown division.

 

The History Center is open Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. You can find more information about this exhibit, and our other exhibits at https://www.historycenter.org/current-exhibit .

Doodlebugs at the Hiawatha Public Library: Pajama Party! @ Doodlebugs at the Hiawatha Public Library: Pajama Party!
Nov 22 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

Wear your jammies and join the party! There are definitely NO bedtime stories here, so get ready for some goofy fun!

 

Not Another Christmas Letter @ Old Creamery Theatre Main Stage
Nov 22 @ 7:30 pm

Book, Lyrics and Additional Music by Paul Cozby. Music and Arrangements by Laura Berquist.

An original musical comedy that celebrates everything that drives us crazy about Christmas… and why we love it anyway!

Nov
23
Sat
Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion @ The History Center
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion

The History Center commemorates the 100th anniversary of the Douglas Starch Works Explosion, an event with repercussions for the entirety of Linn County – including the workers at the plant, local residents, business owners , and beyond.

The exhibit explores the disaster itself as well as the days immediately following. It’s a story of tragedy and resilience – and it’s a story of community coming together at a moment that could have sown division.

 

The History Center is open Tuesday – Saturday, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM. You can find more information about this exhibit, and our other exhibits at https://www.historycenter.org/current-exhibit .

STEAM Saturdays @ Ladd Library
Nov 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Saturday mornings are for investigation! Elementary aged children and parents/guardians/ care-givers are invited to participate in a STEAM project that they will work on individually or with others.

Participants will be encouraged to share their findings or work with the group. We will also celebrate the scientists, mathematicians, engineers, and artists who inspired today’s project. Using household items we will create marble ramps. Before getting started families are encouraged to create a design plan for their ramp and at the end of the program share their designs with one another.

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

Family Storytime @ Coralville Public Library
Nov 23 @ 10:30 am – 11:00 am

Families spend time together listening to stories, music, and poems.

Programs last approximately 30 minutes.

Not Another Christmas Letter @ Old Creamery Theatre Main Stage
Nov 23 @ 7:30 pm

Book, Lyrics and Additional Music by Paul Cozby. Music and Arrangements by Laura Berquist.

An original musical comedy that celebrates everything that drives us crazy about Christmas… and why we love it anyway!

Nov
24
Sun
Artists Market @ Artists Market
Nov 24 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Plan to be a part of the experience at our Artists Market!

The Artists Market, like other Museum event supports the mission of CRMA. These happenings continue to flourish under the creative inspiration and hard work of volunteers and staff and continues to educate and spread knowledge though these opportunities.

This year will mark the 6th year of our Artists Market! Within this regionally focused market there is a realm of passion, genuine talent and possibility to own a piece of art for all involved. Our market has some very good artists whose work has not been exposed to the art market circuit as well as established artists. Visit us and see what all of your favorite artists have been up to and discover some new talent while you’re there! There is plenty of time to have a great dialog with the artist while viewing works of art.