Monthly Archives: September 2015

City Services Family Open House

The City of Cedar Rapids is hosting an Open House on Wednesday, October 14.  Fun kid activities which include the chance to sit inside city vehicles, walk through our traffic engineering shop and see signals and lights, meet firefighters, police officers, paint a plow blade, and talk with City staff on a variety of topics!  Click on the flyer below for details.

City Services Family Open House

Hammerin’ Hawks Wrestling Club

Register your child (grades Pre-K – 8th) for the Hammerin Hawks Wrestling Club. Registration deadline is October 19. A parent information night will be held on October 6 at 6:30 pm in the Prairie High study hall area. For more information or to register, click on the flyer below.

Hammerin Hawks Wrestling

University of Iowa Literacy Survey

A literacy researcher from the University of Iowa is doing a study on Reading Assessments.  She is looking for input from parents and educators.  Click on the link below for information about her survey.

Reading Assessment Research

Ely Fall Fest

Ely Parks and Recreation is having their 8th Annual Ely Fall Fest Friday, October 2 and Saturday, October 3. There are a lot of fun activities and events for kids and adults of all ages. Click on the flyer below for a complete listing.

Ely Fall Fest

Halloween Fair and Soup Supper

The Swisher American Legion Post 671 is sponsoring the Swisher Junior Auxiliary Annual Halloween Fair & Soup Supper on Sunday, October 25.  Enjoy trunk or treat, hay rack rides, a scavenger hunt, crafts and much, much more.  Click on the flyer below for details.

halloween fair  

Coe Playground of Science

Kids! Bring your parents to the “Coe Playground of Science” night at Coe College on Thursday, Oct. 29! Each fall the Coe College Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Nursing, Psychology, Math, Computer Science, and ROTC clubs will lead the fun in Peterson Hall.



Get your team together and your costumes ready.  Families Helping Families is sponsoring a SUPERHERO WALK on Saturday, October 17 in support of abused and neglected children.  Click on the flyer below for details.