Category Archives: Prairie Heights

Playtime Poppy’s Summer Theatre Adventure

Playtime Poppy Children’s Theatre is offering a free summer theatre camp for ages 7 – 14. Playtime Poppy Children’s Theatre is partnering with the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library to present a world premiere script based upon Czech & Slovak folk tales. It will be an incredible opportunity to explore theatre, culture and community. Auditions are May 20. Click on the flyer for more details.

PLaytime Poppy Summer Theatre Adventure

AYSO Soccer Registration

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.


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



Beauty and Beast Dance Clinic and Auditions

The Rich Heritage of Cedar Rapids Theatre Company (RHCR) is sponsoring a Dance Clinic and holding Auditions for Disney’s Beauty and the Beast for students in 3rd-12th grade. Click on the two flyers below for more information.

RHCR Dance Clinic

RHCR Auditions

Summer Challenge STEM Camps

The New Bohemian Innovation Collaborative (NewBoCo) hosting Summer Challenge STEM Camps. These camps focus on coding, entrepreneurship, and leadership for students in 2nd-10th grade. Click on the flyer below for more information.

Summer Challenge STEM Camps