May 6, 2013

Events for week of May 6th

Isle of Iowa Events: 


Tue, May 7th – Isle of Iowa Board Meeting
6–10pm: Ptacek’s House, 309 Carter Street NW in Cedar Rapids.  All members welcome.


Coming up…


Mon, May 13th – 2013 Phlocking Committee Meeting
6-9pm: SmugglersWharf Big Bamboo Bar in Cedar Rapids.  Anyone interested in the Phlocking is encouraged to attend.  We need more volunteers to help make this a successful event. 


Thur, May 16th – May Monthly Isle of Iowa Meeting
6–10pm: Fieldhouse Cedar Rapids, 1140 Blairs Ferry Rd NE.  Our 2nd quarter charities are the Cedar Valley Humane Society and the Iowa City Friends of the Animal Center Foundation. 


Wed, June 5th – June One Particular Harbor Family Picnic
5:30 - 9pm – Cherry HillPark Pavilion, 341 Stoney Point Rd NW in Cedar Rapids.  Come out and socialize with the Isle of Iowa!  Bring a dish to share, the club will provide table service and hamburgers/hotdogs, etc (donations appreciated to cover the cost). 


Sat, Aug 3rd – Jimmy Buffett Night at the Kernals
Please make your reservations today with Gerald.  He can be reached at 319-551-9006 or [email protected].  The $26 price includes your ticket to the game and unlimited food and beverages including 1/3 lb hamburgers & cheeseburgers, all beef hot dogs, brats, popcorn, peanuts, dessert, pop, bottled water, and beer for three hours starting 30 minutes before game time.  The Kernels will wear special Hawaiian Jerseys that will be sold during the game via a silent auction.  Game time is 5 pm and the Cedar Island Band performs after the game, plus fireworks!  Plan to come out and have phun! 


Other Events:


For a list of all the local events, visit:


Thur, May 9th – Keith Wright & Jeff Clark’s Birthday Party
5–9pm: Dublin City Pub, 415 1st Street S.E., Cedar Rapids. 


Thur, May 9th – South of the Cedar Pub Crawl
4-10pm: F Ave NW in Cedar Rapids.  Coopers Mill, Cedar River Landing, Rumors, and Double Inn.  Visit all four bars each Thursday through June 20th for an entry to win a new car and other prizes!  All proceeds go to Habitat for Humanity.


Sat, May 11th – Benz BeerFest
1-5pm: Benz Beverage Depot at 501 7th Ave SE in Cedar Rapids.  9th annual event benefiting the American Heart Association, featuring over 100 brews from all over the world, with special guests including brewmasters pouring their brews and live music.  Admission is $15 in advance or $20 at the door.


Sun, May 12th – Frozen Gringos Mother’s Day House Party
4 – 10pm: Doug and Deb Rassler’s Peg Leg Bar, 1431 Cedar Bend in Palo.  The Frozen Gringos (Hugo Duarte & Jeff Pike) tickets are just $20 and can be purchased from Doug Rassler at [email protected]. Advance purchase is encouraged but you can also pay at the door.  This event is BYOB. The Meet & Greet starts at 4:30 pm. with the show to follow at 5pm. 


Coming up…


Sat, May 18th – Gus’ Beach Party
9pm – 1am: Gus’ Food & Spirits in Coralville.  Come out and party with the Cedar Island Band.


Sat, Jun 1st – Swine Fest
1pm – DMACC Campus in Ankeny.  Featuring wine from 15 Iowa wineries and gourmet pork offerings prepared by central Iowa’s finest chefs. 


Sat, June 8th – QCPH Charity Golf
Noon Registration, 1pm start:  Highland Springs Rock Island, benefits Family Resources/Kids Culinary Programs.  Details at:


Got changes, additions, comments?   Feel free to send me feedback at:  [email protected]

Barracuda Randy
Social Director
Isle of Iowa PHC

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