Events

Friday, June 28

Camp Musicmania

Camp Musicmania will focus on Orff activities (grades 1-4), and the camp musical (grades 5-9). All campers will be involved in music and movement activities,...

Cultural Impressions: Identities Molded in Clay

Ceramics have fulfilled a variety of needs throughout human history. From simple cooking implements to creative expressions of identity, clay has played an...

Student Art Show Awards Exhibition

Award winning pieces from Hawkeye's 20th Annual Student Art Show will be dislayed at the Hawkeye Community College Van G Miller Adult Learning Center Art...

Intermediate Robotics

Prerequisites: Must have completed the UNI Introduction to Robotics camp in a previous year or have served on an FLL team for at least one year. No...

Razzzberries (ages 9-12)

Road trip to area parks & green spaces to pick wild black raspberries. Dye fabric with raspberry dye & work together as a team to make raspberry Dutch Oven...

Sulkies to Speedways: A Need for Speed in the Cedar Valley

Explore some of the most popular examples of speed in the Cedar Valley over the past 125 years: Tunis Speedway greats like Bob Hilmer, Merlin Benning and...

Summer Camp: Museum Master Class

There's so much more to a museum exhibit than meets the eye. Join GMD staff and get to learn the ins and outs of how exhibits are made. Campers will select...

Temperance & Turmoil: The Story of Prohibition and the Great Depression in Iowa

Rural Iowa felt the impact of financial instability in the 1920s long before bank runs became common. By the early 1930s the focus was on struggling farm...

Weekly Wonders: Honoring the USS Iowa

‚ÄčIn celebration of the USS Iowa expansion in our permanent exhibit, visit the Sullivan Brothers Iowa Veterans Museum and discover what life is like in the...

Whose Land Is This? Native American, European and American Perspectives

The Grout Museum of History & Science is the venue for the inaugural display of a traveling exhibit on the contact between Native Americans, European...

Autodadamatica

Autodadamatica features 85 sketchbooks on display that represent 6 years (2012-present) of conceptual Dada and a multitude of surrealist studies that inform...

Collaborations: First Fifty 2019

This exhibition includes the first fifty collaborative ready-to-hang artists that arrived at the Hearst Center on May 15. View the variety of work created by...

44th Annual Sturgis Falls Celebration

Our city festival is held annually the last full weekend of June. With two stages, one in Overman Park and the other in Gateway Park, enjoy free, live...

Got Theatre?

For 7 - 10 year olds - Explore the world of imagination and creativity with theatre games and improv-based exercises. Unleash the power of creative drama!

Teen Escape Room - "Face Your Fears"

To escape from this challenge you'll have to face your fears, Solving the clues in the allotted time will result in cheers! So assemble your team of up to...

Summer Camp: Cooking Up Science

Join the GMD scientists and cook up some tasty science at the District's historic Snowden House! Why is it so important to use proper measurements? How does...

Farm to Table: Family Dinner Tour

Join Hansen's Dairy for a true farm-to-table experience! Take the hands-on farm tour to learn how milk and beef get from the cow to your table, then treat...

Cedar Basin Music Festival

Enjoy over 40 hours of Jazz at this unique free festival within a festival. Bands from around the country perform live in Sturgis Park. SCHEDULE... Friday,...

Paddle in the Park

Paddle in the Park is an annual program series that is held at the canoe/kayak launch at Hickory Hills Park in LaPorte City, Iowa. Naturalists from Black...

Teen After-hours Summer Movie

After you've "faced your fears" and attempted to escape our room, enjoy Hollywood's version of an escape room where the players could wind up dead! As...

Step-by-Step Painting Event

Follow step-by-step instructions to complete the selected painting of the evening. Check out our website calendar for specific paintings. All painting...

Cinema on the Cedar: Black Panther

Enjoy a free outdoor movie by the river. Food and beverages available for purchase. Free admission.

Friday, June 28