The University of Iowa is sponsoring a Teen Driving Study. This project is being conducted at The National Advanced Driving Simulator on the Oakdale Campus at the University of Iowa, in collaboration with the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences. We are interested in whether specialized training programs can help teens become safer drivers. Click on the flyer below to see if your son or daughter would be eligible for the study.
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 a Summer Social Skill program for students in 2nd – 12th grade with Autism Spectrum Disorder. 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.
Sign up to participate in the 5th Annual Prairie 3 on 3 Summer Basketball League. The league is for boys and girls in grades 3rd – 8th. Click on the flyer 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.