Homecoming Week Scavenger Hunt

Iowa City Downtown District Iowa City

Kids and families are invited to join us on a scavenger hunt for the University of Iowa's Homecoming Week. 25+ of Iowa's Mascots are hiding in the windows of downtown businesses for you to find! The search begins Monday, September 28th and participants have until Sunday, October 4th to find at least 10 of the...

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FilmScene (at the Chauncey) 404 E College St., Iowa City

Movie Party comes in three sizes. Movie Party Mega, in Theater 1 for up to 16 guests (with the option to increase to 25)—our biggest screen for your big get together. Movie Party in our Theater 2 space for up to 14, with balcony seating. Movie Party mini is perfect for smaller groups of 10...

Knock off Wrapped Bracelet

Beadology Iowa 220 E Washington St, Iowa City

Wrapped bracelets are all the rage and can cost up to $225.  Learn to make these fashion icon pieces yourself out of leather, stone beads, and Fireline.  Vegan option available.  These pieces are fun to make and are great for gifting.  No previous experience necessary.  Instructor: Alyssa Jakowchuk. During the COVID-19 recovery period, classes are...

$68

Meet the Artist: Kate Brennan Hall, an online conversation

Iowa Artisans Gallery 207 E Washington St, Iowa City

Iowa artist Kate Brennan Hall creates whimsical, handprinted tea towels and cards. But did you know she is also an illustrator + printmaker whose clients range from Fortune 500 companies to small publishers? In this new Iowa Artisans Gallery series of online “Meet the Artist” programs, learn more about her processes, her drawing and paintings, and...

Free

Beadazzled Face Shield

Beadology Iowa 220 E Washington St, Iowa City

Everyone needs a variety of masks and shields to protect themselves and each other and remain fashionable.  Make a blingy and colorful shield by beadazzling colorful and sparkly jewels onto the top.  Shields are made locally at the Iowa City Fab Lab.  No experience necessary.  Instructor: Alyssa Jakowchuk. During the COVID-19 recovery period, classes are...

$48

Rent the Theater

FilmScene (at the Chauncey) 404 E College St., Iowa City

Movie Party comes in three sizes. Movie Party Mega, in Theater 1 for up to 16 guests (with the option to increase to 25)—our biggest screen for your big get together. Movie Party in our Theater 2 space for up to 14, with balcony seating. Movie Party mini is perfect for smaller groups of 10...

Wire Wrapping Stones 2.0

Beadology Iowa 220 E Washington St, Iowa City

This is a “next steps” class in wire wrapping stones.  Use wire to capture a stone using different shapes of wire.  Participants will learn to coil and weave wires together for layers of embellishment.  Instructor: Cheryl Weatherford. Pre-requisite:  any wire working experience. During the COVID-19 recovery period, classes are limited to 6 people on a...

$78

Rent the Theater

FilmScene (at the Chauncey) 404 E College St., Iowa City

Movie Party comes in three sizes. Movie Party Mega, in Theater 1 for up to 16 guests (with the option to increase to 25)—our biggest screen for your big get together. Movie Party in our Theater 2 space for up to 14, with balcony seating. Movie Party mini is perfect for smaller groups of 10...

Make 3 Pairs of Earrings

Beadology Iowa 220 E Washington St, Iowa City

This is a great introduction to wirework. Two skills are learned and practiced—making a closed wrapped loop and making this loop into another closed loop. This set of skills allows you go make secure earrings, pendants, and chains. You will make earrings from Czech pressed glass, stone, fresh water pearls, and Swarovski crystals.  No previous...

$60

Rent the Theater

FilmScene (at the Chauncey) 404 E College St., Iowa City

Movie Party comes in three sizes. Movie Party Mega, in Theater 1 for up to 16 guests (with the option to increase to 25)—our biggest screen for your big get together. Movie Party in our Theater 2 space for up to 14, with balcony seating. Movie Party mini is perfect for smaller groups of 10...

Prairie Lights Presents: Writers @ Grinnell

Prairie Lights Bookstore

Join poets Ross Gay & Aimee Nezhukumatathil during their week working with the Writers @ Grinnell program, for a reading and discussion. For the link to access the event, register here. Ross Gay is the author of four books of poetry: Against Which; Bringing the Shovel Down; Be Holding; and Catalog of Unabashed Gratitude, winner of the 2015 National Book Critics Circle Award and the...

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Through a collaboration with Think Iowa City, Iowa City Area Development Group, Iowa City Area Business Partnership and the Iowa City Downtown District, we're providing continued updates and resources for COVID-19 related information. Thanks to the support from MidWestOne Bank, West Bank, GreenState Credit Union, Great Western Bank, Hills Bank, Two Rivers Bank, U.S. Bank and CBI Bank Trust, Johnson County and other area partners, the Project Better Together team has created a community-wide Shop Local program to help encourage and motivate local spending at Johnson County local businesses. Starting June 22nd, for every $150 spent shopping local, receive a $20 gift card of YOUR choice to a local business.

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