April is Child Abuse Prevention Month. In recognition of the prevention efforts of local organizations, the City of North Liberty and Community Partnerships for Protecting Children are holding their annual North Liberty Kites for Kids Festival on Saturday, April 13 from noon to 2:00 PM. This free family event encourages play between children and their families, with free kites and treats… supplied via donations from local businesses. Click on the flyer below for more information.
Iowa State University Extension is sponsoring Linn County Summer Day Camps for students in grades K-8. Click on the flyer below to check out the variety of fun camps that are being offered this summer.
Join us March 29th for Curtain Call featuring members of the Prairie High School Show Choir and Chamber Choirs. Click on the flyer below for details.
Collins Aerospace is sponsoring a STEM Family Free Night at The Iowa Children’s Museum in Coralville from 5-8 pm the last Friday of every month. Help solve a unique STEM Challenge in the STEM Studio focused on STEM problem-based learning. Click on the link below for more information.
Ely Parks and Recreation is offering Spring Soccer and Summer Baseball opportunities for boys and girls from 4 year olds to 8th grade. These programs are open to all participants and is not restricted to only Ely residents. Click on the flyer below for more information.
Revival Theatre Company presents 9 to 5 The Musical March 14-16 at Sinclair Auditorium on the Coe College Campus. Click on the flyer for more information.
Are you looking for a great way to make some money this summer? Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation is now hiring lifeguards, cashiers/concession workers, swim instructors, laborers, and recreation supervisors and instructors. Most positions are for ages 16 and up. Come to our Job Fair March 2 and see what’s available!
ExploreU is an annual one week STEM summer program for middle school girls completing 6th, 7th and 8th grade. The program is designed to help young girls learn math and computer science skills while having fun. During the program, students use Scratch software to analyze patterns and learn the fundamentals of programming. Participants learn about Geometer SketchPad, prime numbers, Fibonacci Sequence, Fractals and Cryptography. ExploreU engages students, opens their eyes to math and science in the world around them, teaches both ideas and skills, and ignites their interest in learning. Click on the flyer below for more information.
New to the Corridor, Courage League Sports is excited to bring adapted play to eastern Iowa. Register your 5-15 year old special needs child for an upcoming session this spring. Click on the flyer below for details.
The University of Iowa Health Care is hosting a free educational program, Kids Go STEM, targeted for students in grades 6-8 and parents on the morning of Saturday, February 23rd. Students have an opportunity to explore science, technology, engineering, and math as it relates to healthcare and career exploration. Students will engage in interactive activities, simulations, and experiments to explore various STEM areas and career opportunities. Click on the flyer below for more information.