Monthly Archives: January 2015

YMCA Youth Sports Spring Registration

Youth YMCA spring sports registration is underway.  The Cedar Rapids Metro YMCA is offering a variety of Spring sports programs which include soccer, volleyball and track.  Programs are designed for Pre-K – 6th graders.  Click on the flyer below for details including registration.

YMCA Youth Spring Sports

Youth Soccer and Baseball Opportunities

The Ely Parks and Recreation programs announces Youth Soccer and Baseball opportunities for boys and girls in grades Pre-K – 8th grade.  Click on the four page flyer below for details including registration.

Youth Soccer and Baseball Programs 

Prairie Youth Baseball League

The Prairie Youth Baseball League has registration and Try-On Night Monday, February 23 from 6:00 – 8:00 pm at the High School Study Hall area.  The information is for T-Ball – Pre K 5 Year Olds & Kindergarten,  Coach Pitch – 1st, 2nd & Skill Based 3rd Grade, Double A –Skill Based 3rd, 4th and 5th Grade and Triple A – 6th, 7th and 8th Grade.  Click on the flyer below for detailed information.

Prairie Youth Baseball League 2015


What about us?

Gems of Hope is sponsoring a session called “What about us?” on March 21 for kids ages 5-12 to help them identify, communicate and cope with their feelings when someone close to them has been diagnosed with cancer.  Click on the flyer below for details.

Gems of Hope What About Us

Think B4 U Speak Week

This week College Community Schools will be celebrating its 5th annual Think B4 U Speak Week.  This special week is dedicated to recognizing the importance of taking a collective stand against bullying.  Click on the link below for details about this week’s events.

2015 Think B4 U Speak Week Parent Letter

Fair Housing Poster Contest

Cedar Rapids Civil Rights Commission and We Create Here have partnered to sponsor a Fair Housing Poster Contest for ages 5-18.  They want to make sure our community knows the value and importance of fair housing.  Please click on the flyer below for details.

Fair Housing Poster Contest 

Parenting – It’s a Learning Experience Free Workshops

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach has partnered with the Parent Education Consortium to bring in professional parent education, Rhonda King to provide a FREE 6-week series of workshops called “Parenting Young Children (Birth-5years old)” …  A free meal, childcare and program materials are provided.   The first session begins February 3 and the workshops are held at Prairie Crest Elementary.  Click on the flyer below for details, including registration.

Parenting – It’s a Learning Experience