Calendar of Events

Events

Thursday, August 6

Distanced Learning: Educational Videos - VIRTUAL
06
Aug

VIRTUALLY watch brand new educational content from the Grout Museum District every week! Learn about the animals at the Imaginarium through "Animal...

8/6  |  12am
Virtual Event
The Fight for the Right: Women and the Vote
06
Aug

Advocacy for the vote for women began as early as 1866 in Iowa. Although early efforts failed to amend the state constitution, Iowa became the tenth state in...

Cultivation Crew Lil' Sprouts: Kids Garden Series - Ages 6 and under (Partially Virtual)
06
Aug

Does your little have a green thumb? Enroll your kids in the Cultivation Crew: by the summer’s end, they’ll have grown garden veggies, flowers, and indoor...

Cultivation Crew Seedlings: Kids Garden Series - Ages 7 - 12 (Partially Virtual)
06
Aug

Does your little have a green thumb? Enroll your kids in the Cultivation Crew: by the summer’s end, they’ll have grown garden veggies, flowers, and indoor...

Full Day Wild Kratts Camp: Tazzy Chris (Ages 7-8)
06
Aug

Have the kids stay for the morning and the afternoon! Learn how different animals have adapted to survive in harsh environments, catch prey, or elude...

Youth Ninja Camp
06
Aug

Learn Ninja speed & skills on the American Ninja Warrior obstacles! The week is packed with instruction, training & fun!

Grout Museum District Summer Learning - VIRTUAL
06
Aug

Traditional GMD Summer Camps will not be held this year. Instead, join us in July and August for some virtual learning opportunities! Watch the Grout...

8/6  |  9am
Virtual Event
Pin It to Win It: Political Paraphernalia Exhibit
06
Aug

Buttons and posters and hats, oh my! From “I like Ike!” to “Hope,” campaign materials have been a part of political life for generations, and allow us to...

Remember the Ladies
06
Aug

Honor Iowa’s women, who fought for the right to vote and participate fully in society. Celebrate local heroes like Carrie Chapman Catt. Meet the movers and...

Nestling Naturalists (ages 0-4 )
06
Aug

Nestling Naturalists is a program designed for ages 0 - 4. Each program runs about an hour and will have a story and activity that will be different each...

Youth Ninja Camp
06
Aug

Learn ninja speed & skills on the American Ninja Warrior obstacle courses! The week is packed full of instruction, training, & fun!

Virtual Program: Helping Honey Bees
06
Aug

Join us as we welcome Abigail Kelly, the Iowa Honey Queen, to help you learn about helping honey bees. Learn how a non-beekeeper can help honey bees by...

8/6  |  3pm
Virtual Event
College Hill Farmers Market
06
Aug

The market is a producer only market offering quality products including fresh seasonal produce, homemade jam, healthy snacks, popcorn, baked goods, eggs,...

James Hearst Birthday Celebration
06
Aug

Visit our new “Hearst to You” tent at local free venues around town for free adult and children’s art activities, displays of artwork from Hearst classes,...

Red Herring Reader's Theatre Presents: A Two Day Event
06
Aug

Sponsored by Jones Law Firm August 4 at 7:00 p.m.: A Raisin in the Sun Written by Lorraine Hansberry in 1959 and directed by J’Kalein Madison. Chronicles ...

Thursday, August 6