Events

June 26 - July 25, 2019

Wednesday, June 26

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...

W.O.W Rides - Wednesday on Wheels

Wednesday's On Wheels rides will leave from 4th and Main downtown. There are always two routes: long & short. There is a sweeper with every ride so that...

TRF Fitness Classes

Take part in full body circuits on Mondays, and CoreX on Wednesdays! Both held at The Runners Flat

Hunger Games Camp (ages 10-15)

Congratulations! You have been selected to compete against other tributes for your life! You will be trained in a variety of skills and educated in the ways...

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...

Breakfast Buddies Camp

Would you like your kids to make their own breakfast safely? In this class, school-aged children will join Dietitian Beth to make applewiches, omelet bites,...

Panther Park for Girls Only Summer Camp

Don your paleontologist hat and dive into an immersive experience with dinosaurs. You will learn about 3D design and 3D printing plastic and sand. Tour the...

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

In this exhibit, discover how rural Iowa felt the impact of financial instability in the 1920s long before the bank runs became common. By the early 1930s...

Weekly Wonders: Honoring the USS Iowa

​In 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 Americans, Europeans 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...

STEM Activities by Americorps

Enjoy STEM-based activities. Suggested participants age: 2nd-4th grade. This event is part of our Youth Summer Library Program! The 2019 Youth Summer...

Storytime with Mayor Hart, Waterloo

Join us for Storytime with Mayor Hart of Waterloo as he reads stories in the children's garden. Free trolley rides will be offered after the story is read...

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...

Kid's Open Painting Studio

Select any of our paintings or create one of your own during our Kid's Kid's Painting Studio throughout on all but two Wednesdays during the summer months....

GKids Kid Flicks

Join us for a showing of the winning short films from the New York International Children's Film Festival. For all ages. In the youth department storytime...

Teen D & D

Dungeons & Dragons for teens! Role-playing and dice trowing and everything else. For teens in grade 7-12 and ages 12-18. Registration with the YA Librarian...

Trail Sisters

Women's soft trail run leaving from different trails announced each week on Facebook. Contact: Wendy Foote or Jess Cruz

CVAST - Summit Summer Rides

Co-ed soft trail bike ride leaving from Mulligans and picking up riders at Pfeiffer Springs Park. This is a no drop ride through George Wyth State Park....

Waterloo Theme Parks

Join WPL Reference Librarian Tim Kuhlmann for a fascinating glimpse at Waterloo Theme Parks from the first-half of the 20th Century. Tim will share rare...

Deja Blue Blues Jam

Another night of Blues and brews in the Cedar Valley! Jammers bring your instruments and dive on in! Soak up the good vibes, along with excellent food and...

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...

Thursday, June 27

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...

Run Club

Provides on road and off road group runs for families and individuals of all ages! Meets every Thurdsay night for group runs of all ages and experience...

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...

Forces of Nature 4-H Day Camp for 3rd and 4th Graders

The Forces of Nature Camp involves fun, hands-on activities that teach basic science principles. Earthquakes, floods, fire, and extreme weather are all part...

Meals for Munchkins Cooking Camp

This camp is designed to help school-aged kids learn how to make their own lunches safely. Kids will learn kitchen safety, knife safety, and proper portion...

Panther Park for Girls Only Summer Camp

Don your paleontologist hat and dive into an immersive experience with dinosaurs. You will learn about 3D design and 3D printing plastic and sand. Tour the...

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

In this exhibit, discover how rural Iowa felt the impact of financial instability in the 1920s long before the bank runs became common. By the early 1930s...

Weekly Wonders: Honoring the USS Iowa

​In 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 Americans, Europeans 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...

Wild Kratts Day Camps (ages 5-8)

Learn how different animals have adapted to survive in harsh environments, catch prey, or elude predators. We will use our creature power suit and creature...

Kevin Farris, musician

Musician Kevin Farris will perform a family concert guaranteed to have you and your little ones moving and having a great time!

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...

Kevin Farris, musician

Musician Kevin Farris will perform a family concert guaranteed to have you and your little ones moving and having a great time!

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!

20th Annual Pat Mitchell Golf Outing

Hosted by the #tigerpride Cedar Falls Booster Club with proceeds to benefit the student-athletes in the Cedar Falls Community School District, enjoy a day of...

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...

Life of a Ladybug (ages 6-8)

Shrink down to size & explore the world of the ladybug! Play a giant-sized board game as a ladybug looking for yummy aphids to eat, while avoiding backyard...

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...

Cedar Valley Farmers Market at Shiloh Baptist Church

This is a BRAND NEW Farmers Market this year, with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, honey, eggs, vegetable and flower plants, baked goods, artisan crafts...

Girlfriends Trail Ride

Women's paved trail ride with mileage options from 6-25 miles and average pace 10-12 mph (10 mph minimum). Helmets and lights required. All rides are...

Hilltoppers

Summer training designed to prepare junior high/high school students for cross-country. Contact: Scott Gall - 319-277-1154

Teen Night -- Kevin Farris

Kevin Farris will be performing big kid music in a special concert for teens! Teen Night is open to all teens ages 12-18 and in grades 7-12. Bring yourself...

Waterloo on Wheels

As part of our ongoing effort to expand group cycling opportunities and promote cycling in the Cedar Valley- CVC presents -Waterloo on Wheels. A bi-weekly...

Waverly's Concerts in Kohlmann

Concerts In Kohlmann, Waverly's summer concert series, that features the Waverly Municipal Band along with other local entertainment takes place the first...

Film Screening: Run (2019)

Fast paced action-thriller. Written and directed by Iowa native, Kevin Isaacson and produced by I Like Ike Films. 90 minute run time. Rated R.

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...

Waterloo Municipal Band Concerts

Free live music concert. In case of bad weather, the concert will be inside the Waterloo Center for the Arts.

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

In this exhibit, discover how rural Iowa felt the impact of financial instability in the 1920s long before the bank runs became common. By the early 1930s...

Weekly Wonders: Honoring the USS Iowa

​In 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 Americans, Europeans 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.

Saturday, June 29

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...

Breakfast Club

Group runs every Saturday morning! All abilities and ages are welcomed!

33rd Annual Sturgis Falls Ride

There will be 2 rides - 25 or 50 miles. You can register the day off the event.

Waterloo Urban Farmers Market

The Waterloo Urban Farmers Market is a family-friendly event hosted every Saturday in Downtown Waterloo (May - Octber). We have a uniqiue variety of vendors...

Cedar Falls Farmers Market

fresh vegetables, baked goods and crafts

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...

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...

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

In this exhibit, discover how rural Iowa felt the impact of financial instability in the 1920s long before the bank runs became common. By the early 1930s...

Weekly Wonders: Honoring the USS Iowa

​In 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 Americans, Europeans 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...

The Blank Park Zoo Visits the Waterloo Public Library

The Blank Park Zoo is bringing some scaly, furry and feathered friends along for your child to see up close and personal. This event is part of our Youth...

Autodadamatica

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

2019 Waterloo Bucks Baseball Bash

10:30 am – Waterloo Columbus HS vs. Davenport North HS12:30 pm – Ankeny Christian Academy vs. Grundy Center HS2:30 pm - Consolation Game4:30 pm –...

The Blank Park Zoo Visits the Waterloo Public Library

The Blank Park Zoo is bringing some scaly, furry and feathered friends along for your child to see up close and personal. This event is part of our Youth...

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,...

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...

Step-by-Step Painting Event

Follow step-by-step instructions of the selected painting for the afternoon. Check our our website calendar for specific the specific painting. All painting...

Chaos for a Cause

Live music by Traci Von Krypt, Hack Sabbath, and GRAVE CORPS. All proceeds from admission, raffle, bake sale and Finnick’s Funds merch will benefit The Sing...

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...

Sunday, June 30

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...

41st Sturgis Falls Half-Marathon and 5K

Plan to participate in the 41st annual Half-Marathon and 5K, honored to be the oldest running half-marathon in the State of Iowa. Hosted by the Cedar Falls...

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,...

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...

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...

Open Studio Painting Event

All age groups are welcome on Sunday to complete any of our paintings. A talented artist is available to andwer your questions and help you complete your...

The Wedding Funeral

The Wedding Funeral is the gothic-Americana brainchild of alternative punk-blues musician Darren Deicide and choral-trained Ethel Lynn Oxide.

Monday, July 1

Cedar Valley FreeWheelers

Youth mountain bike ride for grades K-12. Contact: Brady or Karl Bengston

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...

Monday No Drop Gravel Ride

Co-ed bike ride with details posted weekly on 'Who's Riding Cedar Valley' Facebook Page. Contact: Dave Roll

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...

TRF Fitness Classes

Take part in full body circuits on Mondays, and CoreX on Wednesdays! Both held at The Runners Flat

Fearless Women of Dirt

Women's mountain bike ride leaving from different trails announced each week on Facebook. Social following at SingleSpeed, Cedar Falls. Contact: Amy Kotsonis

Wild About Bison (ages 9-12)

Visit Hawkeye Buffalo Ranch to take a wagon ride through the prairie to feed the bison! Look for baby bison and picnic in a nearby park. Learn about how...

Wild Kratts Day Camps (ages 5-8)

Learn how different animals have adapted to survive in harsh environments, catch prey, or elude predators. We will use our creature power suit and creature...

Lego Lab @ the Library

Come see what you can build as Lego Lab @ the Library joins the Youth Summer Library Program lineup! The 2019 Youth Summer Library Program is made possible...

Lego Lab @ the Library

Come see what you can build as Lego Lab @ the Library joins the Youth Summer Library Program lineup! The 2019 Youth Summer Library Program is made possible...

Dunkerton Farmer's Market

Visit Dunkerton Farmer's Market for fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, eggs, honey, baked goods, garden starter plants, garden plants, perennials, annuals,...

Hammer Ride

Co-ed road cycling ride at 22-24 mph in a paceline for about 40 miles. Post ride social at SingleSpeed, Cedar Falls. Contact: Jeremy Fry

George Wyth Open Water Swim

Open water swim training. A swim cap is required. There are two kayaks for support each week. Contact: Scott Gall - 319-277-1154 or Penny Andorf

Mallet Ride

Co-ed road cycling ride at 16-18 mph average for 30-35 miles. Contact: Brent Johnson

Tuesday, July 2

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...

Adventure Day Camp (ages 10-12)

Adventure Days are days where kids get to be kids! They will explore, creek stomp, fish, hike - all while visiting awesome parks near Black Hawk County. They...

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...

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

In this exhibit, discover how rural Iowa felt the impact of financial instability in the 1920s long before the bank runs became common. By the early 1930s...

Weekly Wonders: Honoring the USS Iowa

​In 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 Americans, Europeans 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...

GMD Boot Camp

TEN HUT! Fall in for this special ONE DAY ONLY camp hosted in partnership with the Iowa National Guard. Get a taste of boot camp with real soldiers. Learn...

Lego Lab @ the Library

Come see what you can build as Lego Lab @ the Library joins the Youth Summer Library Program lineup! The 2019 Youth Summer Library Program is made possible...

Lego Lab @ the Library

Come see what you can build as Lego Lab @ the Library joins the Youth Summer Library Program lineup! The 2019 Youth Summer Library Program is made possible...

Cedar Valley Farmers Market at Kimball Ridge

This is an outdoor farmers market held May through October, and has vendors that sell fresh fruits and vegetables, farm fresh eggs, meats, local honey and...

Hilltoppers

Summer training designed to prepare junior high/high school students for cross-country. Contact: Scott Gall - 319-277-1154

Spokes Women

Women's road ride with two rides: 13-15 mph average for 15-20 miles and a 15-17 mph average for 23-28 miles. During winter we move inside to Europa Cycle &...

Cedar Falls Municipal Band "Twilight Serenade"

The Cedar Falls Municipal Band directed by Dennis Downs presents free open-air concerts in Overman Park. 45 professional musicians comprise Iowa's oldest...

Wednesday, July 3

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...

W.O.W Rides - Wednesday on Wheels

Wednesday's On Wheels rides will leave from 4th and Main downtown. There are always two routes: long & short. There is a sweeper with every ride so that...

TRF Fitness Classes

Take part in full body circuits on Mondays, and CoreX on Wednesdays! Both held at The Runners Flat

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...

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

In this exhibit, discover how rural Iowa felt the impact of financial instability in the 1920s long before the bank runs became common. By the early 1930s...

Weekly Wonders: Honoring the USS Iowa

​In 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 Americans, Europeans 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...

STEM Activities by Americorps

Enjoy STEM-based activities. Suggested participants age: 2nd-4th grade. This event is part of our Youth Summer Library Program! The 2019 Youth Summer...

Storytime with Bob the Gnome

Join us for Storytime with Bob the Gnome as he and his friend Penny read stories in the children's garden. Free trolley rides will be offered after the story...

Kid's Open Painting Studio

Select any of our paintings or create one of your own during our Kid's Kid's Painting Studio throughout on all but two Wednesdays during the summer months....

Trail Sisters

Women's soft trail run leaving from different trails announced each week on Facebook. Contact: Wendy Foote or Jess Cruz

CVAST - Summit Summer Rides

Co-ed soft trail bike ride leaving from Mulligans and picking up riders at Pfeiffer Springs Park. This is a no drop ride through George Wyth State Park....

Waterloo Bucks vs. Rochester Honkers

Progressive Quarter Beer Night presented by 97.7 KCRR featuring 10 oz. regular draft beer starting at 25 cents when the gates open and going up 25 cents...

Thursday, July 4

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...

Pint Night Ride

Join us for a leisurely ride to SingleSpeed Brewing's Waterloo location for a bite to eat and a beverage. Utilizing some of the Cedar Valley's best (and...

Run Club

Provides on road and off road group runs for families and individuals of all ages! Meets every Thurdsay night for group runs of all ages and experience...

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...

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...

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

In this exhibit, discover how rural Iowa felt the impact of financial instability in the 1920s long before the bank runs became common. By the early 1930s...

Whose Land Is This? Native Americans, Europeans 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...

Independence Day Special

Spend the 4th of July at Lost Island! Wear Red, White, and Blue! JULY 4TH ONLY: Wear Red, White, and Blue to the park and get $5 OFF your admission! Active...

Cedar Valley Farmers Market at Shiloh Baptist Church

This is a BRAND NEW Farmers Market this year, with lots of fresh fruits and vegetables, honey, eggs, vegetable and flower plants, baked goods, artisan crafts...

Girlfriends Trail Ride

Women's paved trail ride with mileage options from 6-25 miles and average pace 10-12 mph (10 mph minimum). Helmets and lights required. All rides are...

Hilltoppers

Summer training designed to prepare junior high/high school students for cross-country. Contact: Scott Gall - 319-277-1154

Waverly's Concerts in Kohlmann

Concerts In Kohlmann, Waverly's summer concert series, that features the Waverly Municipal Band along with other local entertainment takes place the first...

Waterloo Bucks vs. Rochester Honkers

4TH OF JULY FIREWORKS EXTRAVAGANZA Belly Buster on the Budweiser Party Deck: All you can eat & drink on the Deck starting 30 minutes prior to first pitch. ...

Waterloo Municipal Band Concerts

Free live music concert. In case of bad weather, the concert will be inside the Waterloo Center for the Arts.

Friday, July 5

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...

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...

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

In this exhibit, discover how rural Iowa felt the impact of financial instability in the 1920s long before the bank runs became common. By the early 1930s...

Weekly Wonders: Honoring the USS Iowa

​In 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 Americans, Europeans 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...

2019 Cedar Valley Invitational

High School Baseball Tournament 11:00 am – East Marshall HS vs. Van Buren HS1:00 pm – Sioux City North HS vs. Van Buren HS3:00 pm – East Marshall HS vs....

Battle Royale with Networking Nirvana "Mortieu Nirvana"

Teens are invited to play in Network Nirvana's newest release, Mortieu Nirvana Royale. Mortieu is a massive arena that challenges players to navigate through...

Family Fun & Movie Night showing "Field of Dreams"

With the Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium gates opening at 5:00 pm, Family Fun Night is a free event which will feature both free activities and...

RiverLoop Rhythms - Mollie B & The Busta Band

Enjoy free live music by the river. Food and beverages available for purchase. Free admission.

Saturday, July 6

Cedar Valley Pedal Fest 2019

The Cedar Valley Cyclists, Cedar Trails Partnership, Cedar Valley Association of Soft Trails (CVAST) and the Cedar Falls Tourism & Visitors Bureau invite you...

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...

Breakfast Club

Group runs every Saturday morning! All abilities and ages are welcomed!

Waterloo Urban Farmers Market

The Waterloo Urban Farmers Market is a family-friendly event hosted every Saturday in Downtown Waterloo (May - Octber). We have a uniqiue variety of vendors...

Cedar Falls Farmers Market

fresh vegetables, baked goods and crafts

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...

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

In this exhibit, discover how rural Iowa felt the impact of financial instability in the 1920s long before the bank runs became common. By the early 1930s...

Whose Land Is This? Native Americans, Europeans 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...

2019 Cost Cutters Field at Riverfront Stadium Diamond Classic

High School Baseball Tournament 11:30 am – Waterloo Columbus HS vs. Waukon HS1:30 pm – Martensdale-St. Mary’s HS vs. Woodbury Central HS3:30 pm -...

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...

Step-by-Step Painting Event

Follow step-by-step instructions of the selected painting for the afternoon. Check our our website calendar for specific the specific painting. All painting...

Mayor’s Downtown Fireworks Festival

Join us as we celebrate our nations independence with community, music, food and of course, fireworks. Enjoy live music by Waterloo Cedar Falls Symphony &...

wcfsymphony concert: Independence Day Weekend

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony will celebrate the Independence Day Weekend in Waterloo and Waverly this year with free outdoor concerts in those...

Star Parties

Join Grout Staff and the Black Hawk Astronomy Club once a month to view and learn about the current night sky.

Sunday, July 7

Cedar Valley Pedal Fest 2019

The Cedar Valley Cyclists, Cedar Trails Partnership, Cedar Valley Association of Soft Trails (CVAST) and the Cedar Falls Tourism & Visitors Bureau invite you...

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...

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...

Writers of the Cedar Valley

Writers of the Cedar Valley is open to writers of all genres age 12+. Attendees can expect to enjoy quiet writing time, invigorating discussion about their...

Open Studio Painting Event

All age groups are welcome on Sunday to complete any of our paintings. A talented artist is available to andwer your questions and help you complete your...

Waterloo Bucks vs. La Crosse Loggers

Post-Game Kids Candy Hunt Kids Eat Free Sunday presented by Klement's & 105.7 KOKZ: All kids 12-under receive a coupon for a free hot dog, soda & popcorn...

wcfsymphony concert: Independence Day Weekend

The Waterloo-Cedar Falls Symphony will celebrate the Independence Day Weekend in Waterloo and Waverly this year with free outdoor concerts in those...

Monday, July 8

Cedar Valley FreeWheelers

Youth mountain bike ride for grades K-12. Contact: Brady or Karl Bengston

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...

Monday No Drop Gravel Ride

Co-ed bike ride with details posted weekly on 'Who's Riding Cedar Valley' Facebook Page. Contact: Dave Roll

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...

TRF Fitness Classes

Take part in full body circuits on Mondays, and CoreX on Wednesdays! Both held at The Runners Flat

Fearless Women of Dirt

Women's mountain bike ride leaving from different trails announced each week on Facebook. Social following at SingleSpeed, Cedar Falls. Contact: Amy Kotsonis

Telling the Tallgrass Prairie Story through Expressive Art

Visit UNI’s prairie preserves to learn about the plants and animals that live on the prairie, it's importance to our state, and ways to care for it. Campers...

Summer Camp: Grossology

If you like disgusting things, you're in the right camp! Join Grout staff as you learn the "why" behind "ew"! Why do we need snot? Why does poo smell? Why do...

Wild Kratts Day Camps (ages 5-8)

Learn how different animals have adapted to survive in harsh environments, catch prey, or elude predators. We will use our creature power suit and creature...

A Seussitional World

For 5 and 6 year olds - Oh, the places you’ll go and the thinks you will think! From Horton to the Lorax, explore the creative characters from Dr. Seuss for...

Star Lab by Grout Museum

All budding astronomers are invited to take part in this unique opportunity. View planets, constellations and moon phases in the night sky when you enter the...

Audition Class

For 7 - 10 year olds - Get a leg up on the competition! Learn the basics of auditioning, including cold reading skills, and presenting your best self for...

Summer Camp: STEMGirls Science Camo

Join the Imaginarium staff for a one-of-a-kind girls only experience! Try your hand at different types of science, including chemistry, engineering,...

Cultivating Wellness Series - The Nose Knows

Join instructor, Tracy Grandy, for this show and “smell” session featuring a variety of fragrant herbs and flowers. See how many of these scents you can...

Audition Class

For 11 - 14 year olds - Get a leg up on the competition! Learn the basics of auditioning, including cold reading skills, and presenting your best self for...

Dunkerton Farmer's Market

Visit Dunkerton Farmer's Market for fresh fruits, vegetables, herbs, eggs, honey, baked goods, garden starter plants, garden plants, perennials, annuals,...

Hammer Ride

Co-ed road cycling ride at 22-24 mph in a paceline for about 40 miles. Post ride social at SingleSpeed, Cedar Falls. Contact: Jeremy Fry

George Wyth Open Water Swim

Open water swim training. A swim cap is required. There are two kayaks for support each week. Contact: Scott Gall - 319-277-1154 or Penny Andorf

Mallet Ride

Co-ed road cycling ride at 16-18 mph average for 30-35 miles. Contact: Brent Johnson

Waterloo Bucks vs. La Crosse Loggers

Summertime St. Paddy's Day presented by Veridian Credit Union & Iowa Irish Fest First 1,000 fans receive a Summertime St. Paddy's Day Rally Towel Buck...

Teen Graphic Novel Book Club--Summer Library Program

Teen Graphic Novel Book Club is open to all teens in grades 7-12 and ages 12-18.

Tuesday, July 9

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...

Telling the Tallgrass Prairie Story through Expressive Art

Visit UNI’s prairie preserves to learn about the plants and animals that live on the prairie, it's importance to our state, and ways to care for it. Campers...

Dig Those Dinosaurs 4-H Day Camp

The Dinosaur Science Camp involves traveling back millions of years ago to the days when dinosaurs roamed the earth. We explore fossils that were left...

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: Grossology

If you like disgusting things, you're in the right camp! Join Grout staff as you learn the "why" behind "ew"! Why do we need snot? Why does poo smell? Why do...

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

In this exhibit, discover how rural Iowa felt the impact of financial instability in the 1920s long before the bank runs became common. By the early 1930s...

Weekly Wonders: Science of Racing

Visit the Grout Museum's Sulkies to Speedways exhibit and learn the science behind racing! Find out why horses are built for speed, from their shape to their...

Whose Land Is This? Native Americans, Europeans 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...

A Seussitional World

For 5 and 6 year olds - Oh, the places you’ll go and the thinks you will think! From Horton to the Lorax, explore the creative characters from Dr. Seuss for...

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...

Audition Class

For 7 - 10 year olds - Get a leg up on the competition! Learn the basics of auditioning, including cold reading skills, and presenting your best self for...

Summer Camp: STEMGirls Science Camo

Join the Imaginarium staff for a one-of-a-kind girls only experience! Try your hand at different types of science, including chemistry, engineering,...

Cedar Valley Farmers Market at Kimball Ridge

This is an outdoor farmers market held May through October, and has vendors that sell fresh fruits and vegetables, farm fresh eggs, meats, local honey and...

Audition Class

For 11 - 14 year olds - Get a leg up on the competition! Learn the basics of auditioning, including cold reading skills, and presenting your best self for...

Hilltoppers

Summer training designed to prepare junior high/high school students for cross-country. Contact: Scott Gall - 319-277-1154

Spokes Women

Women's road ride with two rides: 13-15 mph average for 15-20 miles and a 15-17 mph average for 23-28 miles. During winter we move inside to Europa Cycle &...

Cedar Falls Municipal Band "Twilight Serenade"

The Cedar Falls Municipal Band directed by Dennis Downs presents free open-air concerts in Overman Park. 45 professional musicians comprise Iowa's oldest...

Wednesday, July 10

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...

W.O.W Rides - Wednesday on Wheels

Wednesday's On Wheels rides will leave from 4th and Main downtown. There are always two routes: long & short. There is a sweeper with every ride so that...

TRF Fitness Classes

Take part in full body circuits on Mondays, and CoreX on Wednesdays! Both held at The Runners Flat

Telling the Tallgrass Prairie Story through Expressive Art

Visit UNI’s prairie preserves to learn about the plants and animals that live on the prairie, it's importance to our state, and ways to care for it. Campers...

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: Grossology

If you like disgusting things, you're in the right camp! Join Grout staff as you learn the "why" behind "ew"! Why do we need snot? Why does poo smell? Why do...

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

In this exhibit, discover how rural Iowa felt the impact of financial instability in the 1920s long before the bank runs became common. By the early 1930s...

Weekly Wonders: Science of Racing

Visit the Grout Museum's Sulkies to Speedways exhibit and learn the science behind racing! Find out why horses are built for speed, from their shape to their...

Whose Land Is This? Native Americans, Europeans 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...

Wild Kratts Day Camps (ages 5-8)

Learn how different animals have adapted to survive in harsh environments, catch prey, or elude predators. We will use our creature power suit and creature...

A Seussitional World

For 5 and 6 year olds - Oh, the places you’ll go and the thinks you will think! From Horton to the Lorax, explore the creative characters from Dr. Seuss for...

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...

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