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28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
319-356-5220 https://www.icgov.org/city-government/departments-and-divisions/senior-center

November 2019

The Counties of Iowa

November 12 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Why does Iowa contain so many regularly-shaped, box-like counties? What about those Spanish names such as Cerro Gordo, Palo Alto, and Buena Vista? The history of the land of Iowa from the Louisiana Purchase to statehood, some tales of over 15 counties, and how Iowa's counties were named will all be explored.

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SoundReach Choir Concert

November 13 @ 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Free

SoundReach Choir is a performance group for teens and adults who have developmental disabilities. The group was originally created in order to offer a structured performance group that would provide successful music leisure options to adults with development disabilities. SoundReach continues to provide a music performance group experience to those who may not have other opportunities to join a performance group. There are SoundReach choirs in Coralville, Marion, Davenport, and Urbandale with a combined membership of 140 people. All SoundReach…

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University of Iowa Museum of Art

November 14 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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Hearing Society of Iowa Potluck

November 15 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Hearing Society of Iowa is a social get together for people with hearing loss or those who have a family member with hearing loss. We share information on problems, experiences, and how we manage our lives. We are not alone, and it is important to realize that others share the same issues and concerns. We have potluck gatherings at the Senior Center several times a year with social hour at 11am and lunch at 12pm. Contact Jim Mayfield at [email protected]

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English Country Dance

November 16 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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One event on December 28, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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$3 – $6

Come to the English Country Dance and enjoy moving in smooth figures to gorgeous live music. Everyone who wants to dance is guaranteed a partner. Each dance is taught, and all ages are encouraged to participate. The dance form dates back to the 16th century. Each dance has its own music. The tunes are hauntingly beautiful, ranging from old ballads, jigs, and reels to several immortalized in classical music and opera. Sliding scale $3-6, pay what you can at the…

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Computer Comfort

November 18 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Computer Comfort is an UI Student organization that strives to bridge the age gap in Iowa City by educating older adults about technology. Partnering with the Senior Center, Computer Comfort volunteers strive to leave the community better than they found it by offering tech-related question and answer sessions for seniors. Anyone seeking aid should bring their devices and their questions. Please register in advance foe each session; no sessions on 11/11 or 11/25.

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The United States Congress

November 19 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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A whirlwind, fact-packed explanation of how what many people think is a "broken" system works. Learn about membership, qualifications, committees, subcommittees, the Capitol Complex, how laws are made, Gerrymandering, lobbying and other things of note. The presenter does not pretend to have an in depth understanding of Congress, but will explain much of the workings that many of us may not know. This presentation will be apolitical and comments of a political nature will not be welcomed.

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Barn Dance

November 23 @ 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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$5 – $15

Everyone is welcome to the Barn Dance! Fun for all ages and abilities, no experience is necessary as all dances are taught and called. There's no fancy footwork involved; you simply walk through a series of movements that you'll learn quicly with help from the caller and experienced dancers. Even if you don't want to dance, come enjoy the old time music, provided by excellent local bands. Lessons avaialiable at 7:30pm; dance starts at 8pm. Sliding scale of $5-$15, pay…

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Passenger Rail History in Iowa City

November 26 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Sadly for many, Iowa City is no longer served by a passenger railroad. However, it was once home to numerous such railroad systems and operated significantly as such. The railroad had a connection with a religious movement, conveyance of "stolen" slaves, and early development of the east side of town. The entire history will be traced.

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December 2019

Death Cafe

December 2 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Death Cafe is a group of people who are not afraid to discuss and increase their awareness of death in order to make the most of life. The topics of our monthly discussions are determined by the members of the group. People are encouraged to bring snacks. this is not a bereavement support group or grief counseling session. For more information on the purpose of this group, visit www.deathcafe.com.

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Computer Comfort

December 2 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 PM on Monday, repeating until December 2, 2019

Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Computer Comfort is an UI Student organization that strives to bridge the age gap in Iowa City by educating older adults about technology. Partnering with the Senior Center, Computer Comfort volunteers strive to leave the community better than they found it by offering tech-related question and answer sessions for seniors. Anyone seeking aid should bring their devices and their questions. Please register in advance foe each session; no sessions on 11/11 or 11/25.

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Iowa City New Horizons Band Concerts

December 3 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on December 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM

One event on December 5, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join the Iowa City New Horizons Band for their winter concert series. The ensemble groups will play on December 3 and 5, and the full band on December 10, all at 2 pm in the Assembly Room.

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Zentangle: Holiday

December 5 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Fun tangles that can be used during the holiday season. A cardinal for Zentangle will be available and a piece of watercolor paper would be nice. A pen and notebook will be needed.

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Iowa City New Horizons Band Concerts

December 5 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on December 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM

One event on December 5, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join the Iowa City New Horizons Band for their winter concert series. The ensemble groups will play on December 3 and 5, and the full band on December 10, all at 2 pm in the Assembly Room.

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Winter Art Opening Featuring Work by Linda Vogel and Doug Morgan

December 6 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Linda's passion is experimenting with various techniques. Doug creates fractal art through a digital medium.

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Iowa City New Horizons Band Concerts

December 10 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
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One event on December 10, 2019 at 2:00 PM

One event on December 5, 2019 at 2:00 PM

Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Free

Join the Iowa City New Horizons Band for their winter concert series. The ensemble groups will play on December 3 and 5, and the full band on December 10, all at 2 pm in the Assembly Room.

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University of Iowa Museum of Art

December 12 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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Voices of Experience Concert

December 12 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join the Voices of Experience chorus for their culminating performance of the fall. The Center's Voices of Experience is a fun, dynamic chorus open to all Senior Center members ages 50 and up. The concert will be followed by refreshments in the lobby.

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Preucil School Holiday Play-In

December 13 @ 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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The Preucil School of Music Holiday Play-In at the Iowa City Senior Center will feature young violists and cellists from weekly group classes.

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Book Report

December 17 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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A book club that meets once a month for an informal round table discussion and sharing of books you have enjoyed reading. Choose your favorite author, old or new, best sellers or classics, 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.

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Songs of the Season

December 18 @ 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Celebrate the holidays by singing familiar favorites with melodies that will warm your heart and bring back memories of the "good old days." Sing along with us and let the rafters ring with good cheer and best wishes of the season.

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English Country Dance

December 28 @ 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM
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One event on December 28, 2019 at 7:00 PM

Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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$3 – $6

Come to the English Country Dance and enjoy moving in smooth figures to gorgeous live music. Everyone who wants to dance is guaranteed a partner. Each dance is taught, and all ages are encouraged to participate. The dance form dates back to the 16th century. Each dance has its own music. The tunes are hauntingly beautiful, ranging from old ballads, jigs, and reels to several immortalized in classical music and opera. Sliding scale $3-6, pay what you can at the…

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January 2020

University of Iowa Museum of Art

January 9, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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February 2020

University of Iowa Museum of Art

February 13, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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March 2020

University of Iowa Museum of Art

March 12, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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April 2020

University of Iowa Museum of Art

April 9, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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May 2020

University of Iowa Museum of Art

May 14, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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June 2020

University of Iowa Museum of Art

June 11, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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July 2020

University of Iowa Museum of Art

July 9, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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August 2020

University of Iowa Museum of Art

August 13, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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September 2020

University of Iowa Museum of Art

September 10, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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October 2020

University of Iowa Museum of Art

October 8, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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November 2020

University of Iowa Museum of Art

November 12, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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December 2020

University of Iowa Museum of Art

December 10, 2020 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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May 2021

University of Iowa Museum of Art

May 13, 2021 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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June 2021

University of Iowa Museum of Art

June 10, 2021 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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July 2021

University of Iowa Museum of Art

July 8, 2021 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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August 2021

University of Iowa Museum of Art

August 12, 2021 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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September 2021

University of Iowa Museum of Art

September 9, 2021 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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October 2021

University of Iowa Museum of Art

October 14, 2021 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 AM on day Second of the month, repeating indefinitely

Iowa City Senior Center, 28 South Linn Street
Iowa City, IA 52240 United States
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Join Amanda Lensign and guests from the University of Iowa’s Museum of Art the second Thursday of each month for a lively art appreciation presentation.

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