Sign up to participate in the Prairie Girls Soccer Camp August 6-10. Prairie Girls Soccer camp is for girls in grades K-8. Click on the flyer below for more information.
The Ely Public Library will be providing fun and educational programs for all ages every weekday in June and July. Click on the flyer below to check out all of their summer events.
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.
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.
The American Youth Soccer Organization (AYSO) is offering Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 soccer opportunities for boys and girls ages 4-18. Registration dates are May 12 and May 19. Click on the flyer below for details.
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.
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 Monday – Friday, 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.
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.
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.
The YMCA has competitive swim team opportunities for kids of all ages and abilities. The year-round YMCA Competitive Swim Team offers quality instruction and appropriate levels of competition. Click on the flyer below for more information about the program.