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Outdoor Open Co-Working in Black Hawk Mini Park

June 25 @ 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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MERGE Iowa City, Iowa City Area Development Group, Cowork Collective, and the Iowa City Downtown District are collaborating to host OPEN (FREE) Outdoor Co-Working opportunities in Black Hawk Mini Park on Tuesday, June 25th and Thursday, July 25th. Now that Black Hawk Mini Park is open, join us from 9:00am to 5:00pm to work outside in the heart of Downtown in a fun and relaxing atmosphere. Work independently while having the opportunity to connect with and be energized by other…

Caleb Rainey @ Prairie Lights

June 25 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Spoken word poet Caleb “The Negro Artist” Rainey, will present his new book, Look, Black Boy. In his debut poem collection, Rainey explores racial tensions in America from the perspective of a young Black male. Rainey hails from Columbia, Missouri, and holds a bachelors degree in English (Creative Writing) from the University of Iowa. He co-founded the literary magazine Black Art; Real Stories, and has been published in the Little Village Magazine. As a performer he is the winner of the…

Nightcap With The Nighttime Mayor

June 25 @ 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The Iowa City Downtown District will host Nightcap with the Nighttime Mayor at Joe's Place from 8:00-9:00pm, Tuesday, June 25th. Nightcap with the Nighttime Mayor is a new initiative from the recently hired Nighttime Mayor, Joe Reilly. The goal is to allow business owners and community members the opportunity to meet the new Downtown Nighttime Mayor, ask questions, communicate ideas or issues in a small group or one-on-one in an informal and comfortable setting! (more information can be found here...)

Tuesday Dance Party w/ DJ MX Divine

June 25 @ 8:30 PM - June 26 @ 2:00 AM
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An event every week that begins at 8:30 PM on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

The Tuesday Dance party is back! NO COVER Upper deck open at 5. DJ MX Divine spins starting at 9 plus karaoke upstairs too

Iowa City Farmers Market

June 26 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 5:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:30 AM on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City's Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m.…

State of the Downtown 2019

June 26 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Iowa City Downtown District will host the State of the Downtown annual meeting on June 26th, from 5-7pm, in one of the areas with that has significant future potential - the alleys.  The event is open and free and invites the community, civic leaders, business partners, and Downtown members to hear highlights from the organization and its future focus. STATE OF THE DOWNTOWN EVENT DETAILS WHEN | June 26, 2019 from 5-7pm | Program Begins at 5:30pm WHERE | Private Alley Space…

Jose Olivarez & Poupeh Missaghi @ Prairie Lights

June 26 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

The IWP Between the Lines Program presents José Olivarez and Poupeh Missaghi, who will read from their work. José Olivarez is the author of Citizen Illegal, which was shortlisted for the 2019 PEN/Jean Stein Book Award. "Citizen Illegal is a fearless, instrumental, honest collection of poetry. In other words, the book is fire— Olivarez's poetry navigates the razor sharp duality and utter contradiction of citizenship." —Willie Perdomo Olivarez is the son of Mexican immigrants. He is a co-host of the podcast, The Poetry…

Amanda Nadelberg & Fred Schmalz @ Prairie Lights

June 27 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Writerís Workshop summer faculty member Amanda Nadelberg will read from Songs from a Mountain. "Amanda Nadelberg's poetry resembles a city where all kinds of things are happening at once, some of them funny and others pretty scary— a dizzying achievement that rings out loud and precise and clear." —John Ashbery Nadelberg is also the author of Bright Brave Phenomena, and Isa the Truck Named Isadore, winner of the Slope Editions Book Prize. She was selected as one of the Poetry Society of Americaís New American Poets,…

Brad Heller & The Fustics @ Yacht Club

June 27 @ 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Whether with his backing band, The Fustics, or performing as an acoustic artist, Brad Heller has established himself as a credible force among current songwriters.  Honing his craft for over a decade and a half the Wilmington, North Carolina, transplant has built a reputation as a thoughtful songsmith who tackles a wide range of personal and social issues.  Bouncing between a myriad of genres, Heller finds creative drive in honoring musical influences that inspired him, while never abandoning his own unique sound.…

Friday Night Concert Series on the Ped Mall

June 28 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

This Iowa City tradition features a local or regional musical group each Friday night in downtown Iowa City. Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the downtown atmosphere and great live music. The 2019 series is back on the Pedestrian Mall! Rain location: Lower level of the Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp. **JUNE 28th, 2019** Soul Sherpa Plastic Relations Soul Sherpa Featured on the Nighttime Mayor ListenICJUNE2019 Playlist https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0TYxDPzy4mboptyyLrS8yN?si=Z5Eg8AbmS3C9oIve8TBo9g6 2019 Dates: every Friday, 5/17/19-8/30/19, EXCEPT May 31 and July 5, due the…

Iowa City Farmers Market

June 29 @ 7:30 AM - 12:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 AM on Wednesday, repeating until October 30, 2019

An event every week that begins at 7:30 AM on Saturday, repeating until October 26, 2019

Grab your baskets, bags and boxes and make your way to the Iowa City Farmers Market to load up on local handcrafted, homemade and homegrown goods and produce. As in years past, Iowa City's Farmers Markets will be held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Chauncey Swan Ramp, 405 E. Washington Street. This year, due to construction on the Chauncey building, Market Music and seating will be available to the east of the ramp and near City Hall. Details: Wednesdays, 5-7 p.m.…

We The Interwoven Vol. 2 Anthology Reading @ Prairie Lights

June 29 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Please join us for a special launch event for We the Interwoven: An Anthology of Bicultural Iowa, Volume 2, an anthology of Iowa residents who have multicultural backgrounds, compiled and edited by Andrea Wilson. At six years old, Antonia Rivera crossed the border from Mexico with nothing but the doll in her hands. Ajla Dizdarević’s family brought traditions across an ocean after leaving a home torn apart by the Bosnian War. Sarah Elgatian’s grandmother played cards and spoke of a country…

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