Thanksgiving in July at Beadology Iowa

Date: Thursday, July 14 - Sunday, July 31
Location: Beadology Iowa

 Make a donation to the Crisis Center to raise funds for the food pantry and selection a bag of beads as our thank you. A $5 value.  

Sidewalk Sales at Beadology Iowa

Date: Thursday, July 21 - Sunday, July 24
Location: Beadology Iowa

Help us make way for new inventory. Find bargains galore inside and outside during sidewalk sales, held during our regular business hours. This is our only sidewal... Read More

Sidewalk Sales

Date: Friday, July 22 - Sunday, July 24
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

  Beginning in 1968, each year in July the sidewalks are filled with tables and tents for Downtown Iowa City's Annual Sidewalk Sales. Shoppers come en masse to... Read More

Outdoor Yoga with HotHouse Yoga

Date: Sunday, July 24 12:00 PM
Location: Black Hawk Mini Park- Ped Mall

 Outdoor Yoga classes in Black Hawk Mini Park in the pedmall with Hot House Yoga this summer as part of the Open Washington Campaign.

Film Scene: Absolutely Fabulous the Movie

Date: Sunday, July 24 12:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

Cheers, sweetie darlings! Mimosa specials at all AB FAB shows! "Britain's favorite women behaving badly are on top form." -The Mirror "They're back,... Read More

Film Scene: De Palma

Date: Sunday, July 24 1:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

 In this lively, illuminating and unexpectedly moving documentary, directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow engage in a personal and candid discussion with De P... Read More

Rock of Ages

Date: Sunday, July 24 2:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 The worldwide party musical ROCK OF AGES features a mix of 28 rockin’ 80’s tunes including DON’T STOP BELIEVIN’, WE BUILT THIS CITY, TH... Read More

Sunday Fun Day: Pennants and Medals!

Date: Sunday, July 24 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

In anticipation of this year's upcoming Olympic Games we'll create and decorate custom pennants and medals to celebrate our favorite teams and athletes, real or imag... Read More

Film Scene: Obsession (DePalma "Hitch with a Twist"

Date: Sunday, July 24 3:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

 Presented as part of DE PALMA: HITCH WITH A TWIST -- a four-film Brian De Palma series to complementing our engagement of the new documentary potrait DE PALMA... Read More

Film Scene: Absolutely Fabulous the Movie

Date: Sunday, July 24 5:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

Cheers, sweetie darlings! Mimosa specials at all AB FAB shows! "Britain's favorite women behaving badly are on top form." -The Mirror "They're back,... Read More

Film Scene: Swiss Army Man

Date: Sunday, July 24 5:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

 A wholly original, enormously entertaining, and deeply heartfelt look at what it means to be human, SWISS ARMY MAN is the feature-film debut of acclaimed music... Read More

Veridia / Random Hero

Date: Sunday, July 24 6:00 PM
Location: Gabe\'s Oasis

 Ilia Doors 5:00 pm / Show 6:00 pm This event is all ages  

Film Scene: Absolutely Fabulous the Movie

Date: Sunday, July 24 7:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

Cheers, sweetie darlings! Mimosa specials at all AB FAB shows! "Britain's favorite women behaving badly are on top form." -The Mirror "They're back,... Read More

The Mill: Pub Quiz

Date: Sunday, July 24 9:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 Join us for Pub Quiz every Sunday at 9pm. Only $1 to play and the winner takes the whole Pot! Hosted by Abba. Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $1. Age restrictions:... Read More

Ghost Bummer / Slow Form of Suicide

Date: Sunday, July 24 9:00 PM
Location: Gabe\'s Oasis

Ghost Bummer Slow Form of Suicide Shit Bag Doors 9:00 pm / Show 9:00 pm This event is 19 and over

Film Scene: Absolutely Fabulous the Movie

Date: Sunday, July 24 9:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

Cheers, sweetie darlings! Mimosa specials at all AB FAB shows! "Britain's favorite women behaving badly are on top form." -The Mirror "They're back,... Read More

Film Scene: Swiss Army Man

Date: Sunday, July 24 9:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

 A wholly original, enormously entertaining, and deeply heartfelt look at what it means to be human, SWISS ARMY MAN is the feature-film debut of acclaimed music... Read More

Film Scene: Absolutely Fabulous the Movie

Date: Monday, July 25 5:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

Cheers, sweetie darlings! Mimosa specials at all AB FAB shows! "Britain's favorite women behaving badly are on top form." -The Mirror "They're back,... Read More

Film Scene: De Palma

Date: Monday, July 25 6:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

 In this lively, illuminating and unexpectedly moving documentary, directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow engage in a personal and candid discussion with De P... Read More

Kodi Scheer

Date: Monday, July 25 7:00 PM
Location: Prairie Lights Books

 LIVE FROM PRAIRIE LIGHTS "Live from Prairie Lights” is an internationally known readings series, which features some of the best up-and-coming and... Read More

Film Scene: Absolutely Fabulous the Movie

Date: Monday, July 25 7:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

Cheers, sweetie darlings! Mimosa specials at all AB FAB shows! "Britain's favorite women behaving badly are on top form." -The Mirror "They're back,... Read More

The Mill: Open Mic with J. Knight

Date: Monday, July 25 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 An Iowa City institution. So many great acts have played their first show at the Mill’s Open Mic. Many seasoned pros test out new material before a live... Read More

Stone Foxes

Date: Monday, July 25 9:00 PM
Location: Gabe\'s Oasis

 In the Attic Doors 8:00 pm / Show 9:00 pm This event is 19 and over  

Film Scene: Swiss Army Man

Date: Monday, July 25 9:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

 A wholly original, enormously entertaining, and deeply heartfelt look at what it means to be human, SWISS ARMY MAN is the feature-film debut of acclaimed music... Read More

Totally Tweens: Life Size Games

Date: Tuesday, July 26 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Do you love board games but always wished they were bigger? The library has the solution. Come in today to play some games as big as you are. For children in grades... Read More

Totally Tweens

Date: Tuesday, July 26 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Join us for activities geared towards children in 3-6th grades 6/7: Amazing Race 6/14: Popcorn Olympics 6/21: From IC to NFL with Nate Kaeding 6/28: Yoga w... Read More

Film Scene: Absolutely Fabulous the Movie

Date: Tuesday, July 26 5:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

Cheers, sweetie darlings! Mimosa specials at all AB FAB shows! "Britain's favorite women behaving badly are on top form." -The Mirror "They're back,... Read More

Film Scene: De Palma

Date: Tuesday, July 26 6:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

 In this lively, illuminating and unexpectedly moving documentary, directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow engage in a personal and candid discussion with De P... Read More

Iowa Writers' House Presents: The Violet Realm

Date: Tuesday, July 26 6:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Come join your fellow fantasy, sci-fi, and fiction writers for the Iowa Writers’ House two-hour write-in sessions every second and fourth Tuesday at the... Read More

Terry Tempest Williams

Date: Tuesday, July 26 7:00 PM
Location: Prairie Lights Books

 Author, activist, and conservationist Terry Tempest Williams will read from The Hour of Land: A Personal Topography of America's National Parks. From the Grand... Read More

Film Scene: Absolutely Fabulous the Movie

Date: Tuesday, July 26 7:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

Cheers, sweetie darlings! Mimosa specials at all AB FAB shows! "Britain's favorite women behaving badly are on top form." -The Mirror "They're back,... Read More

Seaway

Date: Tuesday, July 26 7:30 PM
Location: Gabe\'s Oasis

ColdFront, Rarity Doors 7:00 pm / Show 7:30 pm This event is 19 and over

Anna Elizabeth Laube

Date: Tuesday, July 26 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 w/ WITH David Zollo and The Body Electric Anna Elizabeth Laube is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, and producer. Her songs have been featur... Read More

Film Scene: Swiss Army Man

Date: Tuesday, July 26 9:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

 A wholly original, enormously entertaining, and deeply heartfelt look at what it means to be human, SWISS ARMY MAN is the feature-film debut of acclaimed music... Read More

UI Summer Writing Festival Weekly Reading

Date: Wednesday, July 27 8:00 AM
Location: Beadology Iowa

 Join participants from the University of Iowa’s Summer Writing Program as they share new works and works in progress. This event is free and open to the... Read More

Stories in the Park at Willow Creek

Date: Wednesday, July 27 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Held in Willow Creek Park, West Benton Street and Teg Drive, Iowa City.   A preschool-age program where longer stories and picture books are combined with finge... Read More

We Can Code

Date: Wednesday, July 27 1:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

We Can Code is a workshop to teach and encourage teens to explore the basics of computer programming and web development in a self-paced, example-driven, supportive... Read More

Wellness Wednesday: Swimming

Date: Wednesday, July 27 1:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

The Iowa City Public Library, as part of the 2016 Summer Reading Program, has partnered with the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department for Wellness Wednesdays fo... Read More

Peyote Stitch Beaded Beads through Kirkwood

Date: Wednesday, July 27 2:00 PM
Location: Beadology Iowa

Weaving with beads isn’t has complicated as it looks. Peyote stitch is a versatile and often used seed bead weaving technique. Students will make beads by be... Read More

Teens Dungeons and Dragons

Date: Wednesday, July 27 3:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

The Iowa City Public Library’s Teen Dungeons and Dragons campaign has moved to Wednesdays. Join us in Meeting Room E on the Library’s second floor from... Read More

Film Scene: Absolutely Fabulous the Movie

Date: Wednesday, July 27 5:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

Cheers, sweetie darlings! Mimosa specials at all AB FAB shows! "Britain's favorite women behaving badly are on top form." -The Mirror "They're back,... Read More

Rowing 101: at the Beckwith Boathouse

Date: Wednesday, July 27 7:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Ever wanted to learn about the sport of Rowing? Join staff from ICPL and Danelle Stipes, Assistant Director for the UI Rec Services Hawkeye Community Rowing Program... Read More

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, July 27 7:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 The house band will typically include Al Murphy, Bob Black, Dale Thomas, Joe Petersen and other IC bluegrass giants.

Rowing 101: at the Beckwith Boathouse

Date: Wednesday, July 27 7:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Ever wanted to learn about the sport of Rowing? Join staff from ICPL and Danelle Stipes, Assistant Director for the UI Rec Services Hawkeye Community Rowing Program... Read More

Film Scene: Absolutely Fabulous the Movie

Date: Wednesday, July 27 7:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

Cheers, sweetie darlings! Mimosa specials at all AB FAB shows! "Britain's favorite women behaving badly are on top form." -The Mirror "They're back,... Read More

Film Scene: Swiss Army Man

Date: Wednesday, July 27 8:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

 A wholly original, enormously entertaining, and deeply heartfelt look at what it means to be human, SWISS ARMY MAN is the feature-film debut of acclaimed music... Read More

Alli & I / Nomadic Youth

Date: Wednesday, July 27 9:00 PM
Location: Gabe\'s Oasis

 Doors 9:00 pm / Show 9:00 pm This event is 19 and over

Senior Tech Zone

Date: Thursday, July 28 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Want to learn how to use Google or make better searches? Or would you like to try your hand at Facebook, blogging or learn how to scan? Or maybe you just need some e... Read More

Last Splash of Summer

Date: Thursday, July 28 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

ICPL is proud to be hosting the Fire Department as our final special event for the Summer Reading program. Stop by the pedestrian mall today to play the fire extingu... Read More

Film Scene: Absolutely Fabulous the Movie

Date: Thursday, July 28 1:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

Cheers, sweetie darlings! Mimosa specials at all AB FAB shows! "Britain's favorite women behaving badly are on top form." -The Mirror "They're back,... Read More

Teen Summer Reading Program: Video Game Tournament--Super Smash Bros for Nintendo Wii U

Date: Thursday, July 28 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Bring your game face, because we're throwing down with Super Smash Bros for Nintendo Wii U.

Film Scene: Absolutely Fabulous the Movie

Date: Thursday, July 28 3:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

Cheers, sweetie darlings! Mimosa specials at all AB FAB shows! "Britain's favorite women behaving badly are on top form." -The Mirror "They're back,... Read More

Film Scene: Absolutely Fabulous the Movie

Date: Thursday, July 28 5:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

Cheers, sweetie darlings! Mimosa specials at all AB FAB shows! "Britain's favorite women behaving badly are on top form." -The Mirror "They're back,... Read More

Film Scene: De Palma

Date: Thursday, July 28 5:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

 In this lively, illuminating and unexpectedly moving documentary, directors Noah Baumbach and Jake Paltrow engage in a personal and candid discussion with De P... Read More

Film Scene: Absolutely Fabulous the Movie

Date: Thursday, July 28 7:00 PM
Location: FilmScene

Cheers, sweetie darlings! Mimosa specials at all AB FAB shows! "Britain's favorite women behaving badly are on top form." -The Mirror "They're back,... Read More

Benefit for Dave & Janette Ryan-Busch

Date: Thursday, July 28 7:30 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 Benefit fundraiser show for Dave Busch & Janette Ryan- Busch’s move to Oregon & Dave’s recent diagnosis of stage four pancreatic cancer. Co... Read More

Film Scene: Swiss Army Man

Date: Thursday, July 28 9:30 PM
Location: FilmScene

 A wholly original, enormously entertaining, and deeply heartfelt look at what it means to be human, SWISS ARMY MAN is the feature-film debut of acclaimed music... Read More

The Apollo Affair / Stereowide

Date: Thursday, July 28 10:00 PM
Location: Gabe\'s Oasis

 Doors 10:00 pm /Show 10:00 pm This event is 19 and over

Book Babies

Date: Friday, July 29 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

Stories in the Park at Mercer

Date: Friday, July 29 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

A preschool-age program where longer stories and picture books are combined with fingerplays, songs, and action rhymes. Children's books will be available for checko... Read More

Book Babies

Date: Friday, July 29 1:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

Friday Night Concert Series

Date: Friday, July 29 6:30 PM
Location: Summer of the Arts

 Friday Night Concert Series presented by Toyota-Scion of Iowa City - Pedestrian Mall right outside of the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel

Friday Night Concert Series - Brooks Strause & the Gory Details AND Elizabeth Moen

Date: Friday, July 29 6:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

 The Friday Night Concert Series hosts FREE, family-friendly events on the Pedestrian Plaza downtown Iowa City featuring live music performances by local bands... Read More

James Magruder

Date: Friday, July 29 7:00 PM
Location: Prairie Lights Books

 James Magruder will read from his third book, the Love Slaves of Helen Hadley Hall. "In Love Slaves of Helen Hadley Hall, James Magruder combines the sex... Read More

The Commanders / Outros Outros / Summertown / Liv Carrow

Date: Friday, July 29 9:00 PM
Location: Gabe\'s Oasis

 Doors 8:00 pm / Show 8:00 pm This event is 19 and over

SOULSHAKE

Date: Friday, July 29 10:00 PM
Location: Gabe\'s Oasis

 This event is 21 and over

Peyote in Color Gradient Bracelet

Date: Saturday, July 30 10:00 AM
Location: Beadology Iowa

 Learn a simple, yet effective technique to blend from one color scheme to another. A bracelet, using Miyuki delica seed beads woven with peyote stitch will be... Read More

Family Storytime

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

Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents. Storytime includes both shorter and longer stories combined with action g... Read More

Music in Familiar Spaces

Date: Saturday, July 30 6:00 PM
Location: Prairie Lights Books

 Steuart and Michelle Pincombe present Music in Familiar Spaces, with a performance titled The Bach Reader. Cellist Steuart Pincombe will bring the audience int... Read More

An evening with Peter Mayer Group

Date: Saturday, July 30 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 Guitarist, vocalist and songwriter, Peter Mayer of the Peter Mayer Group, has melded a unique and eclectic writing style, a distinctive voice and virtuoso musi... Read More

Free Movie Series - Howl's Moving Castle

Date: Saturday, July 30 8:15 PM
Location: Summer of the Arts

 The Free Movie Series features a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall in downtown Iowa City. Each week you can enjoy... Read More

Patio Party Astro Ralph

Date: Saturday, July 30 10:00 PM
Location: Gabe\'s Oasis

 Doors 10:00 pm / Show 10:00 pm This event is 21 and over

Loteria Night at the Mill: Presented by LULAC

Date: Sunday, July 31 6:00 AM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 Join us for Lotería night at The Mill. Lotería is a Latin game originated from Mexico game of chance, similar to bingo, but using images on a de... Read More

Next Steps in Boro Glass Work: Marble Making

Date: Sunday, July 31 1:00 PM
Location: Beadology Iowa

Use solid boro glass rods to create marbles. This is a “next steps” class that will give participants a deeper understanding of the techniques needed t... Read More

Sunday Fun Day: Cool Pipe Cleaner Crafts

Date: Sunday, July 31 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Come make some fun and easy pipe cleaner crafts. We'll make coffee filter parachute guys, that are fun to watch fly! We'll also make cute and goofy pipe cleaner fing... Read More

Shifts: An Anthology of Women's Growth Through Change

Date: Sunday, July 31 2:00 PM
Location: Prairie Lights Books

 Please join us for a reading from Shifts: An Anthology of Women’s Growth Through Change. Through short stories, essays, and poems, women from different a... Read More

The Mill: Pub Quiz

Date: Sunday, July 31 9:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 Join us for Pub Quiz every Sunday at 9pm. Only $1 to play and the winner takes the whole Pot! Hosted by Abba. Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $1. Age restrictions:... Read More

Amerstein / Stone Sugar Shakedown

Date: Sunday, July 31 9:00 PM
Location: Gabe\'s Oasis

 Doors 9:00 pm / Show 9:00 pm This event is 19 and over

Minecraft Jr.

Date: Monday, August 1 1:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Come enjoy an hour of Minecraft for the game's youngest fans. Meet other fans of your favorite game. We will play on the computers in the computer lab. This event is... Read More

The Mill: Open Mic with J. Knight

Date: Monday, August 1 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 An Iowa City institution. So many great acts have played their first show at the Mill’s Open Mic. Many seasoned pros test out new material before a live... Read More

Stone Sugar Shakedown

Date: Monday, August 1 9:00 PM
Location: Gabe\'s Oasis

 Doors 9:00 pm / Show 9:00 pm This event is 19 and over

B.Y.O.Book--

Date: Tuesday, August 2 6:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Join us for the Summer/Fall 2016 series of the B.Y.O.Book "Books In Bars" Book Club meetups! We will be celebrating the exhibition of Shakespeare's First F... Read More

Iowa Writers' House Presents: Writer's Toolbox Talks

Date: Tuesday, August 2 6:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Members of the Iowa Writers' House 'Rooms' including the Great Green Room and the Violet Realm present discussions and panels about career advice related to be... Read More

Preschool Storytime: Songs of Peter Rabbit

Date: Wednesday, August 3 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Today we will celebrate Beatrix Potter's 150th birthday with a special reading and performance of the Songs of Peter Rabbit. A preschool-age oriented program for pr... Read More

We Can Code

Date: Wednesday, August 3 1:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

We Can Code is a workshop to teach and encourage teens to explore the basics of computer programming and web development in a self-paced, example-driven, supportive... Read More

Senior Tech Zone

Date: Thursday, August 4 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Want to learn how to use Google or make better searches? Or would you like to try your hand at Facebook, blogging or learn how to scan? Or maybe you just need some e... Read More

Preschool Storytime: Songs of Peter Rabbit

Date: Thursday, August 4 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Today we will celebrate Beatrix Potter's 150th birthday with a special reading and performance of the Songs of Peter Rabbit. A preschool-age oriented program for pr... Read More

Book Babies

Date: Friday, August 5 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

Book Babies

Date: Friday, August 5 1:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

Tween Minecraft (Hour 1)

Date: Friday, August 5 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Do you play Minecraft and want to meet other Minecraft players? Come play for an hour at the library. Build peacefully in creative mode or fight to stay alive in sur... Read More

Tween Minecraft (Hour 1)

Date: Friday, August 5 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Do you play Minecraft and want to meet other Minecraft players? Come play for an hour at the library. Build peacefully in creative mode or fight to stay alive in sur... Read More

Tween Minecraft (Hour 2)

Date: Friday, August 5 3:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Do you play Minecraft and want to meet other Minecraft players? Come play for an hour at the library. Build peacefully in creative mode or fight to stay alive in sur... Read More

Tween Minecraft (Hour 2)

Date: Friday, August 5 3:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Do you play Minecraft and want to meet other Minecraft players? Come play for an hour at the library. Build peacefully in creative mode or fight to stay alive in sur... Read More

Comedy and Silent Auction Fundraiser for Pat Pybril

Date: Friday, August 5 6:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 Featuring Comedians: Christian Craig, Austin Black, Nick Butler and Mike Lucas Prybil is from Riverside and is in stage 5 kidney failure. Pat has been on the... Read More

Friday Night Concert Series -The Beggarmen

Date: Friday, August 5 6:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

The Friday Night Concert Series hosts FREE, family-friendly events on the Pedestrian Plaza downtown Iowa City featuring live music performances by local bands and ar... Read More

Totally Tweens: Glow-in-the-Dark Lock-In

Date: Friday, August 5 6:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Celebrate the end of Summer Reading by staying late at the library. Enjoy a glow-in-the-dark games, temporary hair colors, snacks, and more before taking over the li... Read More

Friday Night Concert Series

Date: Friday, August 5 6:30 PM
Location: Summer of the Arts

 Friday Night Concert Series presented by Toyota-Scion of Iowa City - Pedestrian Mall right outside of the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel

Family Storytime

Date: Saturday, August 6 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents. Storytime includes both shorter and longer stories combined with action g... Read More

Free Movie Series - The Martian

Date: Saturday, August 6 8:15 PM
Location: Summer of the Arts

 The Free Movie Series features a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall in downtown Iowa City. Each week you can enjoy... Read More

Mike & the Moonpies

Date: Sunday, August 7 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

  w. TBD Pure Texas Country/Rock n Roll.

The Mill: Pub Quiz

Date: Sunday, August 7 9:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 Join us for Pub Quiz every Sunday at 9pm. Only $1 to play and the winner takes the whole Pot! Hosted by Abba. Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $1. Age restrictions:... Read More

The Mill: Open Mic with J. Knight

Date: Monday, August 8 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 An Iowa City institution. So many great acts have played their first show at the Mill’s Open Mic. Many seasoned pros test out new material before a live... Read More

Iowa Writers' House Presents: The Violet Realm

Date: Tuesday, August 9 6:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Come join your fellow fantasy, sci-fi, and fiction writers for the Iowa Writers’ House two-hour write-in sessions every second and fourth Tuesday at the... Read More

The Claypool Lennon Delirium

Date: Tuesday, August 9 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

Two worlds have collided, and what glorious and odd worlds they are. After a successful summer tour pairing Primus with Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, Les Claypool an... Read More

The Harmed Brothers

Date: Tuesday, August 9 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

w/ Ryan Joseph Anderson, Brooks Strause Nestled between the rolling farmland of Oregon’s Willamette Valley and the impossibly tall trees further south, the go... Read More

We Can Code

Date: Wednesday, August 10 1:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

We Can Code is a workshop to teach and encourage teens to explore the basics of computer programming and web development in a self-paced, example-driven, supportive... Read More

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, August 10 7:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 The house band will typically include Al Murphy, Bob Black, Dale Thomas, Joe Petersen and other IC bluegrass giants.

Senior Tech Zone

Date: Thursday, August 11 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Want to learn how to use Google or make better searches? Or would you like to try your hand at Facebook, blogging or learn how to scan? Or maybe you just need some e... Read More

Book Babies

Date: Friday, August 12 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

Book Babies

Date: Friday, August 12 1:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

Forevermore

Date: Friday, August 12 6:00 PM
Location: Gabe\'s Oasis

Darkness Divided My Own Dismay Main State In Search of Solace My Own Dismay Doors 5:00 pm / Show 6:00 pm This event is all ages

Friday Night Concert Series - ¡RITMOCANO!

Date: Friday, August 12 6:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

 The Friday Night Concert Series hosts FREE, family-friendly events on the Pedestrian Plaza downtown Iowa City featuring live music performances by local bands... Read More

Friday Night Concert Series

Date: Friday, August 12 6:30 PM
Location: Summer of the Arts

 Friday Night Concert Series presented by Toyota-Scion of Iowa City - Pedestrian Mall right outside of the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel

Benefit for Jason T. Lewis: To help retire debt from his supervisors campaign

Date: Friday, August 12 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

Featuring Jason and his band plus guests TBA A Note From Jason: Political campaigns are expensive. When I made the commitment to run for Board of Supervisors I knew... Read More

Hot Tuna: Acoustic

Date: Friday, August 12 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

From their days playing together as teenagers to their current acoustic and electric blues, probably no one has more consistently led American music for the last 50... Read More

Family Storytime

Date: Saturday, August 13 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents. Storytime includes both shorter and longer stories combined with action g... Read More

Free Movie Series - Inside Out

Date: Saturday, August 13 8:15 PM
Location: Summer of the Arts

 The Free Movie Series features a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall in downtown Iowa City. Each week you can enjoy... Read More

Tenement

Date: Sunday, August 14 12:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

w. Black Thumb, Rational Anthem Tenement is a three piece rock band from Appleton, Wisconsin formed in 2006. They are often associated with the American hardcore pu... Read More

Beach House

Date: Sunday, August 14 7:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 Beach House is Victoria Legrand and Alex Scally. We have been a band for over a decade living and working in Baltimore, MD. Depression Cherry is our 5th full-l... Read More

The Mill: Pub Quiz

Date: Sunday, August 14 9:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 Join us for Pub Quiz every Sunday at 9pm. Only $1 to play and the winner takes the whole Pot! Hosted by Abba. Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $1. Age restrictions:... Read More

Monday Matinee

Date: Monday, August 15 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 6/6 Finding Nemo 6/13 The Good Dinosaur 6/20 Lilo & Stitch 6/27 Alvin and the Chipmunks: The Road Chip 7/11 Kung Fu Panda 3 7/18 The Peanuts Movie 7/25 Insid... Read More

The Mill: Open Mic with J. Knight

Date: Monday, August 15 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 An Iowa City institution. So many great acts have played their first show at the Mill’s Open Mic. Many seasoned pros test out new material before a live... Read More

Iowa Writers' House Presents: The Great Green Room

Date: Tuesday, August 16 6:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 The Great Green Room (GGR) is the Writers' House group for children's writers and illustrators of picture books, young adult, and middle grade fiction and non-... Read More

Preschool Storytime: with Casey

Date: Wednesday, August 17 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children wh... Read More

We Can Code

Date: Wednesday, August 17 1:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

We Can Code is a workshop to teach and encourage teens to explore the basics of computer programming and web development in a self-paced, example-driven, supportive... Read More

Senior Tech Zone

Date: Thursday, August 18 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Want to learn how to use Google or make better searches? Or would you like to try your hand at Facebook, blogging or learn how to scan? Or maybe you just need some e... Read More

Rock Climbing Wall sponsored by IMON Business Services

Date: Friday, August 19 - Saturday, August 20
Location: Black Hawk Mini Park in the Ped Mall

 Join us for rock climbing in Black Hawk Mini Park as part of our Open Washington campaign August 19th and 20th!  

Book Babies

Date: Friday, August 19 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

Book Babies

Date: Friday, August 19 1:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

Tween Minecraft (Hour 1)

Date: Friday, August 19 2:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Do you play Minecraft and want to meet other Minecraft players? Come play for an hour at the library. Build peacefully in creative mode or fight to stay alive in sur... Read More

Tween Minecraft (Hour 2)

Date: Friday, August 19 3:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Do you play Minecraft and want to meet other Minecraft players? Come play for an hour at the library. Build peacefully in creative mode or fight to stay alive in sur... Read More

Friday Night Concert Series

Date: Friday, August 19 6:30 PM
Location: Summer of the Arts

 Friday Night Concert Series presented by Toyota-Scion of Iowa City - Pedestrian Mall right outside of the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel

Friday Night Concert Series - The Beaker Brothers

Date: Friday, August 19 6:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

The Friday Night Concert Series hosts FREE, family-friendly events on the Pedestrian Plaza downtown Iowa City featuring live music performances by local bands and ar... Read More

Sarah Borges

Date: Friday, August 19 9:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

Family Storytime

Date: Saturday, August 20 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents. Storytime includes both shorter and longer stories combined with action g... Read More

Free Movie Series - Star Wars: The Force Awakens

Date: Saturday, August 20 8:15 PM
Location: Summer of the Arts

 The Free Movie Series features a full-length movie on the University of Iowa Pentacrest outside of Macbride Hall in downtown Iowa City. Each week you can enjoy... Read More

Outdoor Yoga with HotHouse Yoga

Date: Sunday, August 21 12:00 PM
Location: Black Hawk Mini Park- Ped Mall

 Outdoor Yoga classes in Black Hawk Mini Park in the pedmall with Hot House Yoga this summer as part of the Open Washington Campaign.

The Mill: Pub Quiz

Date: Sunday, August 21 9:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 Join us for Pub Quiz every Sunday at 9pm. Only $1 to play and the winner takes the whole Pot! Hosted by Abba. Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $1. Age restrictions:... Read More

Minecraft Jr.

Date: Monday, August 22 1:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Come enjoy an hour of Minecraft for the game's youngest fans. Meet other fans of your favorite game. We will play on the computers in the computer lab. This event is... Read More

Lake Street Dive

Date: Monday, August 22 7:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 A “side pony,” the hairstyle that Lake Street Dive’s Nonesuch debut is named after, is the kind of one-sided Cubism-worthy ’do that req... Read More

The Mill: Open Mic with J. Knight

Date: Monday, August 22 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 An Iowa City institution. So many great acts have played their first show at the Mill’s Open Mic. Many seasoned pros test out new material before a live... Read More

Iowa Writers' House Presents: The Violet Realm

Date: Tuesday, August 23 6:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Come join your fellow fantasy, sci-fi, and fiction writers for the Iowa Writers’ House two-hour write-in sessions every second and fourth Tuesday at the... Read More

Big Eyes

Date: Tuesday, August 23 9:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

w. TBD KAIT ELDRIDGE has been the ringleader behind Big Eyes since 2010. Striving to find the perfect balance between punk, hard rock and pop, Big Eyes is content t... Read More

Preschool Storytime: with Casey

Date: Wednesday, August 24 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children wh... Read More

Taste of Iowa City

Date: Wednesday, August 24 4:00 PM
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, August 24 7:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 The house band will typically include Al Murphy, Bob Black, Dale Thomas, Joe Petersen and other IC bluegrass giants.

Senior Tech Zone

Date: Thursday, August 25 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

Want to learn how to use Google or make better searches? Or would you like to try your hand at Facebook, blogging or learn how to scan? Or maybe you just need some e... Read More

John Till

Date: Thursday, August 25 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

w. Bree Nettie John Till is a solo acoustic act based out of Bloomington, IL. With slide guitar, banjo and acoustic guitar come arrangements steeped heavily in the... Read More

Book Babies

Date: Friday, August 26 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

Book Babies

Date: Friday, August 26 1:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Rhymes, fingerplays, songs and short stories designed to stimulate your infant's language development. We ask that there be a lap for every baby.

Friday Night Concert Series

Date: Friday, August 26 6:30 PM
Location: Summer of the Arts

 Friday Night Concert Series presented by Toyota-Scion of Iowa City - Pedestrian Mall right outside of the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel

Friday Night Concert Series - Shade of Blue

Date: Friday, August 26 6:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

 The Friday Night Concert Series hosts FREE, family-friendly events on the Pedestrian Plaza downtown Iowa City featuring live music performances by local bands... Read More

The Back Porch Revival

Date: Saturday, August 27 4:00 PM
Location: Kinnick Stadium

  Blake Shelton to headline The Back Porch Revival, Kinnick Stadium's first concert ever, happening August 27th, 2016!  All proceeds from The Back Porch... Read More

Fall Friends Dinner

Date: Saturday, August 27 6:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 Join us for or our 4th Annual Fall Friends Dinner, an intimate gathering celebrating food, friends, and community at The Englert Theatre. This event will inclu... Read More

Jumbies

Date: Saturday, August 27 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

w. Alto Mais Jumbies takes the rhythm, energy and motion of traditional Afro-Caribbean musical styles such as Soca and Reggae, the vibrant sound of the steel pan, a... Read More

Local Video Game Developers Exhibition

Date: Sunday, August 28 7:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 Come check out a collection of video games created by local developers! Making games can be a long and difficult process, but it’s all made worthwhile wh... Read More

The Mill: Pub Quiz

Date: Sunday, August 28 9:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 Join us for Pub Quiz every Sunday at 9pm. Only $1 to play and the winner takes the whole Pot! Hosted by Abba. Time: 9:00pm. Admission: $1. Age restrictions:... Read More

First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare

Date: Monday, August 29 - Sunday, September 25
Location: UI Main Library Exhibition Space - 125 West Washington St. Iowa City, IA 52242-1420

The University of Iowa Libraries has been selected as the host site for the state of Iowa for First Folio! The Book that Gave Us Shakespeare, a national traveling ex... Read More

The Mill: Open Mic with J. Knight

Date: Monday, August 29 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 An Iowa City institution. So many great acts have played their first show at the Mill’s Open Mic. Many seasoned pros test out new material before a live... Read More

Toddler Storytime

Date: Tuesday, August 30 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Specifically planned for toddlers or young preschoolers. The same program is performed Mondays and Tuesdays each week. Ideal for young children with short attentio... Read More

ICPL Tech Help

Date: Wednesday, August 31 10:00 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 Technology getting the better of you? Have questions about computers, ebook readers, iPods, or your cell phone? Want to learn how to surf the net, get a free email... Read More

Preschool Storytime

Date: Wednesday, August 31 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

 A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children... Read More

Preschool Storytime: with Casey

Date: Wednesday, August 31 10:30 AM
Location: Iowa City Public Library

A preschool-age oriented program for preschoolers where longer stories and books are shared with fewer activities. Preschool Storytime is recommended for children wh... Read More

FRYfest

Date: Friday, September 2
Location: Iowa River Landing

  Does your heartbeat escalate every time you hear Back in Black by ACDC? Are black and gold clothing a part of your primary wardrobe? Do you simply love cheer... Read More

Friday Night Concert Series - Christopher the Conquered

Date: Friday, September 2 6:30 PM
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

 The Friday Night Concert Series hosts FREE, family-friendly events on the Pedestrian Plaza downtown Iowa City featuring live music performances by local bands... Read More

Friday Night Concert Series

Date: Friday, September 2 6:30 PM
Location: Summer of the Arts

 Friday Night Concert Series presented by Toyota-Scion of Iowa City - Pedestrian Mall right outside of the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel

Brian Johanessen

Date: Saturday, September 3 9:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 Brian Johannesen’s music blends the rich Americana traditions of the Midwest and the South. Raised on a steady diet of Bruce Springsteen and Alabama, Joh... Read More

Friday Night Concert Series

Date: Friday, September 9 6:30 PM
Location: Summer of the Arts

 Friday Night Concert Series presented by Toyota-Scion of Iowa City - Pedestrian Mall right outside of the Sheraton Iowa City Hotel

Hasan Minhaj

Date: Friday, September 9 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 Hasan Minhaj: Homecoming King, is the theatrical debut of humorist and “The Daily Show” correspondent Hasan Minhaj. Homecoming King, the story of t... Read More

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, September 14 7:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 The house band will typically include Al Murphy, Bob Black, Dale Thomas, Joe Petersen and other IC bluegrass giants.

CIVIC 30th Anniversary Founders and Future Dinner

Date: Thursday, September 15 6:00 PM
Location: #1 Cab

Please join us for an evening of international cuisine and cultural performances to celebrate those who have worked as citizen diplomats for CIVIC during t... Read More

Joe & Vicki Price

Date: Saturday, September 17 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 In a world where words like “legend” get thrown around entirely too lightly, it’s good to know that there are a few people still worthy of th... Read More

Blitzen Trapper

Date: Tuesday, September 20 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

Songbook: A Night of Stories & Songs w. Kace & Clayton Over the course of 15 years and seven full-length albums, Blitzen Trapper has crafted one of the mor... Read More

Cyclocross World Cup

Date: Friday, September 23 - Sunday, September 25
Location: Johnson County FairGrounds

 We are pleased to announce the UCI has awarded Jingle Cross, Inc. and the City of Iowa City a place in the Telenet 2016-2017 UCI Cyclo-Cross World Cup. The Tel... Read More

Oktoberfest

Date: Saturday, September 24
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

  The Northside Oktoberfest benefiting Iowa City area non-profits showcases the Bohemian nature of the Northside Marketplace with great craft beers, neighborho... Read More

Northside Oktoberfest

Date: Saturday, September 24
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

  The Northside Oktoberfest benefiting Iowa City area non-profits showcases the Bohemian nature of the Northside Marketplace with great craft beers, neighborho... Read More

Titus Andronicus

Date: Sunday, September 25 7:30 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

w. A Giant Dog In July of 2005, the rock band Titus Andronicus made their first live appearance, performing for a few friends in an unfinished basement. The ensuing... Read More

The Mountain Goats

Date: Monday, September 26 7:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 In 2014, John Darnielle’s novel Wolf in White Van spent several weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List and was nominated for the National Book Award... Read More

Dark Star Orchestra

Date: Tuesday, September 27 7:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 Performing to critical acclaim worldwide for nearly 15 years and over 2000 shows, Dark Star Orchestra continues the Grateful Dead concert experience. Their sho... Read More

Burlington Street Bluegrass Band

Date: Wednesday, September 28 7:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

 The house band will typically include Al Murphy, Bob Black, Dale Thomas, Joe Petersen and other IC bluegrass giants.

Capitol Steps

Date: Friday, September 30 8:00 PM
Location: The Englert Theatre

 For more than 30 years, the Capitol Steps have been putting politics and scandal to music, beginning when Reagan was president and ketchup was a vegetable. Fou... Read More

Iowa City Book Festival

Date: Thursday, October 6 - Sunday, October 9
Location: Iowa City Downtown District

  The Iowa City Book Festival is presented by the Iowa City UNESCO City of Literature. Iowa City is the only “City of Literature” in the United Sta... Read More

Quintron & Miss Pussycat

Date: Tuesday, October 11 8:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

w. TBD The Quintron and Miss Pussycat live show is one of barely controlled electronic chaos, “Swamp-Tech” dance beats, small explosions, clothes, and e... Read More

Diane Coffee / Halfloves

Date: Friday, October 28 10:00 PM
Location: The Mill Restaurant

w. Cubits The songs on Diane Coffee’s Everybody’s A Good Dog capture this sense of clarity, channeling the New York Dolls or T-Rex at their strutting-es... 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