Gallery Exhibition: Self-Portrait As… @ McWethy Hall: Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Oct 15 all-day
12:00 am
Homecoming Reception: Oct. 26, 3–5 pm Gallery Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is free to the public.
Scarecrow Trail @ Amana Colonies
Oct 15 all-day
12:00 am
Travel the Amana Colonies trail through the 7 villages and find as many scarecrows as you can. Maps available at the Visitor’s Center
Oct 15 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion @ The History Center | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
10:00 am
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,...
John Beckelman: Horizon Suite @ The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Oct 15 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
John Beckelman’s Horizon Suite is a group of six recently-completed three-dimensional landscapes. Using the expressive potential of clay and a variety of other materials, Beckelman’s work explores the transitional space...
Community Writing Center @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 15 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
4:00 pm
Need help writing a letter or e-mail?  Struggling with the right wording for your job application?  Need a sounding board for your creative writing piece?  If you need help with...
Oct 15 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm
6:00 pm
Downtown alleys reveal a great deal of history about Cedar Rapids buildings and they can be a little spooky too! Come explore the dark side of downtown architecture with this...
Family Fitness @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
6:30 pm
Melanie Smith, Tough Mudder extraordinaire and fitness leader will guide you through a moderately intensive workout. No experience is necessary and all are welcome. Melanie is passionate about fitness. In...
Gallery Exhibition: Self-Portrait As… @ McWethy Hall: Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Oct 16 all-day
12:00 am
Homecoming Reception: Oct. 26, 3–5 pm Gallery Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is free to the public.
Scarecrow Trail @ Amana Colonies
Oct 16 all-day
12:00 am
Travel the Amana Colonies trail through the 7 villages and find as many scarecrows as you can. Maps available at the Visitor’s Center
Free English Language Class for Adults @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 11:00 am
9:30 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...
Mother Goose on the Loose @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 16 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am
9:30 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...
Oct 16 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion @ The History Center | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
10:00 am
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,...
John Beckelman: Horizon Suite @ The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Oct 16 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm
12:00 pm
John Beckelman’s Horizon Suite is a group of six recently-completed three-dimensional landscapes. Using the expressive potential of clay and a variety of other materials, Beckelman’s work explores the transitional space...
UI Theatre presents Sweat @ University of Iowa Theatre Building
Oct 16 @ 8:00 pm
8:00 pm
Presented by the University of Iowa Department of Theatre Arts Mainstage Series Sweat By Lynn Nottage Directed by Sarah Lacy Hamilton October 10, 11, 12, 16, 17, 18, 19 at...
Gallery Exhibition: Self-Portrait As… @ McWethy Hall: Peter Paul Luce Gallery
Oct 17 all-day
12:00 am
Homecoming Reception: Oct. 26, 3–5 pm Gallery Hours are 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. weekdays and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sundays. Admission is free to the public.
Scarecrow Trail @ Amana Colonies
Oct 17 all-day
12:00 am
Travel the Amana Colonies trail through the 7 villages and find as many scarecrows as you can. Maps available at the Visitor’s Center
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Days of Disaster: The Douglas Starch Works Explosion @ The History Center | Cedar Rapids | Iowa | United States
10:00 am
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,...
Preschool Story Time @ Ladd Library
Oct 17 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
10:00 am
Join us for stories, rhymes, and songs. Grow your child’s love of reading by attending Preschool Story Time. Each week explore new stories, songs, and rhymes. We always recommend confirming...
Wee Read @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 17 @ 10:15 am – 10:45 am
10:15 am
During Wee Read caregivers share rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books with their little ones under 3. Held in the Children’s Storytime Room. Program lasts approximately 25 minutes. Occurs regularly on...
Wee Read @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 17 @ 11:15 am – 11:45 pm
11:15 am
During Wee Read caregivers share rhymes, songs, fingerplays, and books with their little ones under 3. Held in the Children’s Storytime Room. Program lasts approximately 25 minutes. Occurs regularly on...
John Beckelman: Horizon Suite @ The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art
Oct 17 @ 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
12:00 pm
John Beckelman’s Horizon Suite is a group of six recently-completed three-dimensional landscapes. Using the expressive potential of clay and a variety of other materials, Beckelman’s work explores the transitional space...
Crafternoons @ Ladd Library
Oct 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
Each week will feature a new type of craft like pottery, sewing, or metal work. Try the featured craft via an introductory project. Learn what tools are necessary to complete...
Design Depot – Junk Art Design @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 17 @ 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm
2:30 pm
This mixed media design challenge offers a chance to meld all types of weird materials into one colossal junky project. No judgement here. We always recommend confirming details before attending....
Virtual Reality @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 17 @ 3:30 pm – 5:30 pm
3:30 pm
Come experience virtual reality at the Cedar Rapids Public Library as we travel to strange and incredible places. Explore new worlds, solve puzzles, and outrun the occasional stray dinosaur. This...
Art Lovers Book Club /Stories of Art and Artists edited by Diane Secker Tesdell @ Art Lovers Book Club / Stories of Art and Artists edited by Diane Secker Tesdell
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Stories of Art and Artists gathers two centuries of classic stories from around the world. From Nathaniel Hawthorne’s “The Artist of the Beautiful” and Albert Camus’s “The Artist at Work”...
Free Third Thursdays On Third @ Free Third Thursdays On Third
Oct 17 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
5:00 pm
Join us for free admission every third Thursday of the month from 5:00 PM-8:00 PM. All exhibitions are free!  
CR Comic Book Club @ Downtown Library - Cedar Rapids
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
Comic book talk with other fans spotlighting a particular character, creator, or genre. Are you a comic book enthusiast? Want to share your love for this artful style of literature?...
Pajama Storytime / Not-So-Spooky Monsters @ Pajama Storytime / Not-So-Spooky Monsters
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
6:30 pm
What’s that under your bed? What’s that thing in your closet? Don’t worry—it’s not what you think. When we read some books about not-so-spooky monsters, you’ll find that it wasn’t...
Reading to Dogs @ Ladd Library
Oct 17 @ 6:30 pm – 7:15 pm
6:30 pm
Make new furry friends as you improve your reading skills! Trained, certified therapy dogs provide comfortable companionship to emerging readers as they earn a free library book and bookmark. Everyone...
Novel Conversations @ Coralville Public Library
Oct 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Novel Conversations @ Coralville Public Library | Coralville | Iowa | United States
7:00 pm
Novel Conversations is a book group that alternates between classic novels and more recent works of fiction and nonfiction. Participants are welcome to come to all the meetings or just...