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Lake Street Dive at the Englert Theater

June 16 @ 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

The first event in the Englert Summer Series — Lake Street Dive with Nicole Atkins, co-presented with Big Grove Brewery & Taproom - Iowa City on Sunday, June 16! " Rachael Price’s voice comes at you like a muscle car of music history, blues and bebop detailing on a classic soul ‘n’ rock chassis, and her band’s latest set comes with songcraft grown tighter and more polished," writes Rolling Stone in a review of the band's 2018 release, Free Yourself…

Henry IV, Part I-Free Shakespeare in the Park

June 16 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 23, 2019

Riverside Theatre will be back at the Lower City Park with Shakespeare's, Henry IV, Part I! A play about destiny, hijinks, family, and what becomes a leader, directed by Adam Knight. ACTION, COMEDY, HISTORY, FALSTAFF! When King Henry IV seized the throne from Richard II, he opened a can of worms that now threatens to pull apart the entire kingdom. If a king can be deposed once, what’s to stop it from happening again? Enter Harry “Hotspur” Percy, a dashing,…

Book Report

June 18 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 PM on day Third of the month, repeating until August 20, 2019

A book club that meets once a month (3rd Tuesday) for an informal round table discussion and sharing of books you have enjoyed reading. Choose your favorite author old or new, best sellers or classic, fiction, non-fiction, short stories or poetry. Not limited to presenters; anyone who is interested in finding new authors while exploring the abundance of reading opportunities in our City of Literature is welcome. Diana Durham, an avid reader, looks forward to sharing her favorite books and…

Iowa City Farmers Market

June 19 @ 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.…

Iowa Summer Writing Festival Weekly Reading

June 19 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until June 26, 2019

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 public. BYOB.  Cups and bottle openers provided.

Wire Wrapping Stones through Kirkwood

June 20 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM

 Learn the basics of wire wrapping stones.  Students will practice with copper wire to form a plan for a semi-precious stone, then move to sterling wire for the final project.  No experience needed. Registration is through Kirkwood Community College. Register at: www.kirkwood.edu and go to Continuing Education and then search for Beadology Iowa under the instructor search.  On site registrations will be taken if registration through Kirkwood meets minimum requirements of two participants.  Instructor: Cheryl Weatherford. $30 instructor fee/$38 materials…

Ladies Night Out: Wine Tasting

June 20 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Are you a wine aficionado? Put your senses to the test, while you swirl, smell, and sip wines without the label. Try your luck at correctly identifying the types and flavors of each wine Grab your girlfriends and enjoy a relaxing night out! You’ll get to sip, socialize, and enjoy hors d’oeuvres. $25 per ticket, including wine tasting and cheese tray hors d’oeuvres! We’ve partnered with Cask & Cork to make this event possible. Cask & Cork is dedicated to bringing…

Henry IV, Part I-Free Shakespeare in the Park

June 20 @ 7:30 PM - 10:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:30 PM on Sunday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 23, 2019

Riverside Theatre will be back at the Lower City Park with Shakespeare's, Henry IV, Part I! A play about destiny, hijinks, family, and what becomes a leader, directed by Adam Knight. ACTION, COMEDY, HISTORY, FALSTAFF! When King Henry IV seized the throne from Richard II, he opened a can of worms that now threatens to pull apart the entire kingdom. If a king can be deposed once, what’s to stop it from happening again? Enter Harry “Hotspur” Percy, a dashing,…

Walk-in Succulent Bar

June 21 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 AM on Friday, repeating until June 29, 2019

Pot up your plant with help from Moss. The DIY planting space will be ready with all the fixings and guidance you need. Walk-ins welcome! Show up any time between 11am and 2pm! No registration necessary. Estimated time to make your own is 10 minutes. $25/planter.

Make Glass Beads: Intro to Lampworking

June 21 @ 5:30 PM - 9:00 PM

This class will teach you the art of lampworking, a technique of using a torch and melting glass rods to create various shapes.  Safety and appropriate equipment handling are emphasized.  Your beads will need to stay in a kiln overnight to be annealed.  No previous experience necessary. Instructor: Karen Kubby.          NOTE:  Participants must be at least 15 years old. Registration is $105 and includes all materials, instruction, use of studio and tools, and annealing.  Register in person, via phone at…

Friday Night Concert Series on the Northside

June 21 @ 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

This Iowa City tradition features a local or regional musical group each Friday night. New this year: we're bringing four concerts to the Northside neighborhood! Bring your lawn chair and enjoy the downtown atmosphere and great live music. Rain location: Lower level of the Chauncey Swan Parking Ramp. 2019 Dates: every Friday, 5/17/19-8/30/19, EXCEPT May 31 and July 5, due the Iowa Arts Festival and the Iowa City Jazz Festival. Dates for concerts on the Northside: 5/17: City High AND…

Taylor Phelan LIVE at Graduate Iowa City

June 21 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Graduate Iowa City is taking over the ped-mall! Come see Taylor Phelan, former contestant on The Voice, at this FREE show. Enjoy opening performances from Justin Goodchild and more special guests. Concert will kick-off at 6:00pm. This artist is featured on our Listen IC June 2019 playlist, a playlist created by our Nighttime Mayor, Joe Reilly, that highlights musical acts that are going to be performing HERE in Iowa City this summer. Click here to listen: https://open.spotify.com/playlist/0TYxDPzy4mboptyyLrS8yN?si=Z5Eg8AbmS3C9oIve8TBo9g6

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