Benjamin's Buttons...Faces of Intensity

Date: Saturday, February 21 - Friday, April 3
Location: Chait Galleries Downtown

The challenge was simple….grab us in no uncertain terms. We asked artists to portray a spirit that invites the viewer to share emotion and understanding thro... Read More

Opening Reception for Benjamin's Buttons...Faces of Intensity

Date: Saturday, February 21 - Friday, April 3
Location: Chait Galleries Downtown

The challenge was simple….grab us in no uncertain terms. We asked artists to portray a spirit that invites the viewer to share emotion and understanding thro... Read More

From the Grand Tour to American Pop: Learning with the Alden Lowell Doud Collection

Date: Tuesday, February 24 - Sunday, May 17
Location: University of Iowa Museum of Art

 Alden Lowell Doud, known always by his middle name, was a soft-spoken man whose quiet demeanor belied his passion for art and his loyalty to Iowa. After a care... Read More

Celebrate Spring

Date: Friday, March 13 - Tuesday, April 21
Location: Chait Galleries Downtown

As the world outside is preparing for spring, transform your own environment with bright new work from Corrine Smith, Bekah Ash, Sara Slee Brown and Brad Krieger. C... Read More

Capturing the Artist’s Landscape

Date: Friday, March 20 - Tuesday, April 28
Location: Chait Galleries Downtown

Although a transplant to Iowa, Nancy Lindsay is captivated and enriched by influences from the Midwestern landscape. Her inspiration originally sourced from her gran... Read More

Kirkwood English Conversation Club

Date: Friday, March 27 10:00 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 All are welcome at this informal gathering for conversation and community. The English Conversation Club is run by volunteers from Kirkwood Community College w... Read More

Documentary screening: GMO OMG

Date: Friday, March 27 7:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Director Jeremy Seifert investigates how loss of seed diversity and corresponding laboratory assisted genetic alteration of food affects his young children, th... Read More

HTML Coding Basics

Date: Saturday, March 28 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Every website you visit relies on an HTML as the skeleton that gives the site's pages their structure. Learn how to add paragraphs, headings, images, links, an... Read More

The Blue Moose Tap House 5 Year Anniversary Party

Date: Saturday, March 28 8:00 PM
Location: Blue Moose Tap House

The Blue Moose Tap House 5 Year Anniversary Party will be presenting: William Elliott Whitmore's Record Release Show featuring Michael Shynes Doors: 8:00 pm / Sho... Read More

UnHugging Event

Date: Sunday, March 29 12:00 PM
Location: Home Ec. Workshop, LLC

 Our annual UnHugging event is scheduled for Sunday, March 29th from 12pm-2:30pm for the Tree Huggers program. We invite all knitters, families and friends to... Read More

Measuring the Universe

Date: Monday, March 30 10:00 AM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

How far is it to the objects we see out in space? How do we measure to them? We will see the methods used by the ancients and those of modern astronomers. We will us... Read More

Top Chef:Downtown

Date: Monday, March 30 5:00 PM
Location: hotelVetro & Conference Center

Top Chef: Iowa City Downtown District is the local culinary event of the spring. Downtown and Northside Marketplace restaurants prepare signature dishes from some of... Read More

A History of Grocery Shopping in Iowa City

Date: Tuesday, March 31 2:30 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

When Iowa Citians shopped for groceries in the 1800s and the first part of the 1900s, there certaintly were no "supermarkets" or one-stop shopping. Before... Read More

Library-Community Writing Center

Date: Tuesday, March 31 4:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Adults and teens: get one-on-one help with your writing from University of Iowa writing tutors at the Library-Community writing center satellite in the Second... Read More

Free Jam Session & Mug Night

Date: Wednesday, April 1 10:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Yacht Club

Free Jam Session & Mug Night Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am) Ticketing: Free This event is 19 and over Free Jam Session every Wednes... Read More

Newcomers Orientation

Date: Thursday, April 2 9:00 AM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

Are you new to The Center or just interested in learning more about the programs or how to get involved? The first Thursday of each month a member from The Center st... Read More

Housebroken Theatre Talk

Date: Thursday, April 2 5:30 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

Join us for a discussion about the upcoming show, Housebroken, with host Miriam Gilbert. It\'s FREE and open to the public!

Hawkeye Visit Day & Transfer Day

Date: Friday, April 3 8:30 AM
Location: The University of Iowa

During Hawkeye Visit Days, university staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day (8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) of activities arranged for you and several... Read More

Kirkwood English Conversation Club

Date: Friday, April 3 10:00 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 All are welcome at this informal gathering for conversation and community. The English Conversation Club is run by volunteers from Kirkwood Community College w... Read More

First Friday: Capturing China

Date: Friday, April 3 5:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

 Party for art at the next University of Iowa Museum of Art (UIMA) First Friday reception on April 3, 5-6:30 p.m., at FilmScene! UIMA First Frida... Read More

Death Cafe

Date: Monday, April 6 12:30 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

A Death Cafe is a group of people who are not afraid to discuss death in order to increase awareness of death with a view to help others make the most of their life.... Read More

Real Estate Today-- The Multi-Generational Home

Date: Tuesday, April 7 6:00 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

The average household isn't so average anymore! In today's real estate market, we see more and more multi-generational households: from elder parents moving in, to a... Read More

The Future of Food By: Mark Bittman

Date: Wednesday, April 8 7:30 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

The Future of Food By: Mark Bittman Genre: food, lecture Ticketing: This event is FREE and open to the public This event was originally scheduled for February 2.... Read More

Free Jam Session & Mug Night

Date: Wednesday, April 8 10:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Yacht Club

Free Jam Session & Mug Night Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am) Ticketing: Free This event is 19 and over Free Jam Session every Wednes... Read More

Estate Planning in Iowa

Date: Thursday, April 9 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

Estate planning is not just for the very wealthy. The more modest one's estate, the greater the need to arrange for its careful handling and disposition. Effective e... Read More

Smart Talk: Amy Frazier

Date: Thursday, April 9 7:30 PM
Location: #1 Cab

Identity and heritage inform our sense of the past; adaptation and possibility inform our sense of the future. Like Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and endings, m... Read More

Hawkeye Visit Day & Transfer Day

Date: Friday, April 10 8:30 AM
Location: The University of Iowa

During Hawkeye Visit Days, university staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day (8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) of activities arranged for you and several... Read More

HOUSEBROKEN by Megan Gogerty

Date: Friday, April 10 2:00 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

This exciting world premiere gleefully skewers the hilarity and heartbreak of buying and selling a house in today’s rocky economy. The offers, the counter-off... Read More

Housebroken

Date: Friday, April 10 2:00 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

This exciting world premiere gleefully skewers the hilarity and heartbreak of buying and selling a house in today’s rocky economy. The offers, the counter-off... Read More

Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake

Date: Sunday, April 12 2:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

The Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia will be producing live performances in real time of Bolshoi Ballet productions in over 300 cinemas in 22... Read More

Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake

Date: Sunday, April 12 2:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

Bolshoi Ballet: Swan Lake Genre: ballet, film Ticketing: $18 Adult General Admission $15 Student and Senior General Admission Purchase tickets at the Box Office... Read More

The Color Morale along with Vanna, Slaves, Favorite Weapon

Date: Sunday, April 12 5:00 PM
Location: Blue Moose Tap House

First Fleet Concerts Presents The Color Morale Vanna, Slaves, Favorite Weapon Doors: 5:00 pm / Show: 5:30 pm Pricing: $15.00 - $17.00 This event is for all ages... Read More

Artist Talk and Workshop with Steven Hill

Date: Monday, April 13 - Monday, April 13
Location: #1 Cab

 Steven Hill became a functional potter in 1974, shortly after receiving a BFA degree from Kansas State University. At first he worked out of a backyard studio... Read More

Black Violin

Date: Wednesday, April 15 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

Black Violin Sponsored by Diversity Focus Genre: hip hop, modern classical, Rock Ticketing: $22 General Admission $10 Student General Admission Purchase tickets... Read More

Free Jam Session & Mug Night

Date: Wednesday, April 15 10:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Yacht Club

Free Jam Session & Mug Night Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am) Ticketing: Free This event is 19 and over Free Jam Session every Wednes... Read More

Book Report

Date: Thursday, April 16 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

A book club that meets once a month for an informal round table sharing of books you enjoyed reading. This is a chance to hear first-hand recommendations and expand... Read More

InterDance

Date: Friday, April 17 - Saturday, April 18
Location: Downtown Iowa City

 For the 9th consecutive year InterDance, in collaboration with numerous Iowa artists will participate in National Dance Week and International Dance Day. The p... Read More

Hawkeye Visit Day & Transfer Day

Date: Friday, April 17 8:30 AM
Location: The University of Iowa

During Hawkeye Visit Days, university staff and student volunteers will guide you through a full day (8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.) of activities arranged for you and several... Read More

Senior Art Exhibit Opening Reception

Date: Friday, April 17 8:30 AM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

The community is invited to attend the opening reception of the Senior Art Exhibit featuring works of local artists. At the reception you will be able to meet the ar... Read More

Modern Day Wigs for Women

Date: Friday, April 17 10:00 AM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

If you are interested in wigs, but don't know where to start, then this class is for you. The purpose of this class is to provide information to save you time and pr... Read More

Old Capital Extravaganza

Date: Friday, April 17 10:00 AM
Location: Old Capitol Town Center

 Come shop local artist, crafts, and direct sales.  Saturday is family day with carnival noon-4pm featuring balloon twister, face painter, games, and priz... Read More

Old Capital Extravaganza

Date: Saturday, April 18 10:00 AM
Location: Old Capitol Town Center

 Come shop local artist, crafts, and direct sales.  Saturday is family day with carnival noon-4pm featuring balloon twister, face painter, games, and priz... Read More

Free Jam Session & Mug Night

Date: Wednesday, April 22 10:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Yacht Club

Free Jam Session & Mug Night Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am) Ticketing: Free This event is 19 and over Free Jam Session every Wednes... Read More

Brain Injury Alliance

Date: Monday, April 27 1:30 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

These sessions will cover a variety of important topics for optimal brain health. Most everyone knows someone who has had a concussion, brain injury or stroke. The f... Read More

The Adventures of Robin Hood

Date: Tuesday, April 28 6:30 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

The Adventures of Robin Hood Genre: Family Series, Theatre Ticketing: $10 Adult General Admission $5 Youth (17 & Under) General Admission Purchase tickets at... Read More

Free Jam Session & Mug Night

Date: Wednesday, April 29 10:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Yacht Club

Free Jam Session & Mug Night Doors: 10:00 pm / Show: 10:00 pm (event ends at 2:00 am) Ticketing: Free This event is 19 and over Free Jam Session every Wednes... Read More

Dollar Dog: Birth Witches, Part Two

Date: Sunday, May 3 6:30 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

Dollar Dog Readings: Birth Witches, Part Two by Jennifer Fawcett

Date: Sunday, May 3 6:30 PM
Location: Riverside Theatre

Riverside Theatre in collaboration with Working Group Theatre shares Sunday night opportunities to experience plays early in the development progress. The vibe for... Read More

Death Cafe

Date: Monday, May 4 12:30 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

A Death Cafe is a group of people who are not afraid to discuss death in order to increase awareness of death with a view to help others make the most of their life.... Read More

Mercy Hospital Presents Series: Balance and Fall Prevention

Date: Tuesday, May 5 1:30 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

You probably know someone who has suffered a fall or you may have fallen yourself. The fear of falling may lead you to limit your activities when staying active is e... Read More

Newcomers Orientation

Date: Thursday, May 7 9:00 AM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

Are you new to The Center or just interested in learning more about the programs or how to get involved? The first Thursday of each month a member from The Center st... Read More

Line Dance

Date: Thursday, May 7 3:30 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

Beginner line dance is perfect for someone with no experience. No partner is necessary. Have two left feet? No problem! Line Dancing is easy to follow, easy to learn... Read More

Mercy Hospital Presents Series: Don't Take Chances with Colon Cancer

Date: Tuesday, May 12 1:30 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

Even the most hesitant colonoscopy candidates will agree to this important screening after hearing from Dr. Anjana Aggarwal, a gastroenterologist on the Mercy Iowa C... Read More

Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan The Terrible

Date: Saturday, May 16 2:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

The Bolshoi Ballet: Ivan the Terrible The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia will be producing live performances in real time of Bolshoi Ballet productions in over 300 cinem... Read More

Book Report

Date: Thursday, May 21 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center

A book club that meets once a month for an informal round table sharing of books you enjoyed reading. This is a chance to hear first-hand recommendations and expand... Read More

Iowa Library Association Annual Conference

Date: Tuesday, October 17 - Friday, October 20
Location: Regional

The Iowa Library Association was established in 1890. It is the second oldest state library association in the country. ILA has approximately 1550 members. Members... Read More