Category Archives: Early Childhood Center

Ely Community Blood Drive in Honor of Aaron Sturtz

The University of Iowa DeGowin Blood Center is hosting a Blood Drive in support of Aaron Sturtz. Aaron was a 2006 Prairie graduate who was involved in a car accident and used 20+ units of blood during his initial surgery in March.  The blood drive is Tuesday, June 5 from
3-7 pm.  Click on the flyer below for more details.

Ely Community Blood Drive

Tanager Place Summer Fest 2018

Tanager Place is sponsoring Summer Fest 2018!  Enjoy free kids and family activities on Saturday, June 2 at the Rockwell Collins Sports Complex followed by a balloon glow at dusk. Click on the flyer below for more information.

Tanager Place Summer Fest 2018

Somewhere Only We Know Documentary

Check out the world premiere of Somewhere Only We Know documentary produced by Ambivalence Studios and Iowa BIG. The film follows the Horak family – specifically Janice and Richard – and tells the narrative of their life and legacy. The documentary will premiere May 18, 2018 at the Whipple Auditorium at the Cedar Rapids Public Library.  Click on on the flyer below for details and times.

Somewhere Only We Know    

FREE Summer Reading Support at Ely Public Library

The Ely Public Library will be providing FREE Summer Reading Support for youth who have completed  grades K-6.  Reading Support runs from 1-2 pm MondayFriday, starting June 11 and finishing August 3.  Each one hour session is provided by a volunteer and may include: one on one reading, group reading/read aloud, fun literacy games, writing practice and more!

The Ely Public Library is looking for volunteers to help provide this reading support!  New volunteers will be provided with an informal training session.  Help our area youth achieve their reading goals!  Click on the flyers below for more information.

Free Reading Support at Ely Pubic Library

Volunteer Help Needed at Ely Public Library

The Bridges of Madison County

The Revival Theatre Company Presents The Bridges of Madison County. Performances are May 31-June 3 at Dows Theatre on the Coe College Campus.  Click on the flyer below for details.

The Bridges of Madison County

 

 

An Evening with Mandy Harvey with No Barriers USA

As seen on America’s Got Talent!  Local businesses are sponsoring an Evening with Mandy Harvey with No Barriers USA. No Barriers USA was founded by Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind person to summit Mount Everest. The organization helps youth, individuals with disabilities and veterans with disabilities to overcome the obstacles that they face and live a life of purpose.

Many Harvey will be performing on Sunday, April 22 at the Antioch Christian Church in Marion. Click on the flyer below for more information including tickets. You can also visit www.mandyharveycr.com with No Barriers USA.

An Evening with Mandy Harvey

College Community Night at the Kernels May 17

Join us on Thursday, May 17th for College Community Night at the Kernels! Enjoy a night of family fun at the Kernels and fill the stands with orange and black! Click on the flyer below for more details including ticket information.

College Community Night at the Kernels

Project SAFE Community Conversation Town Hall Meeting at Prairie High School

Project SAFE CRCA to host a community conversation Town Hall Meeting at Prairie High School on April 20 from 6:30 pm –  8:00 pm.  The event will focus on local mental health services, suicide awareness and education/prevention.  A panel discussion along with resources will be available.  Click on the flyer below for more information.

Project Safe to Host Event Town Hall Meeting at Prairie High School – Focus on Mental Health and Suicide Awareness