October 9, 2012

Events for week of Oct 8th

Isle of Iowa Events: 


Sun, Oct 14th – Fall Highway Cleanup “Treasure Hunt”
10:00am – Noon: We meet at the I-380 Swisher/Shueyville exit (lot across from the BP station) to clean up our 2 mile adopted section of I-380.  After the “treasure hunt”, we will meet up for lunch about Noon at Shuey’s Lounge, 1158 Club RD NE in Shueyville, everyone is welcome to attend.  https://www.shueyslounge.com/


Coming up…


Tue, Oct 16th – Board Meeting
6:00 – 9:00pm, Ptacek’s Residence,309 Carter St NW,Cedar Rapids.  Members welcome.


Thur, Oct 18th – October Monthly Meeting “Membership Appreciation Night”
6:00 – 10:00pm, Downtown Fieldhouse at 411 1st St SE,Cedar Rapids.  Our quarterly charities are the Linn Community & Johnson County Food Banks.  Fun and Prizes for all in attendance! 


Wed, Nov 7th – November One Particular Harbor

6:00 - 10:00pm, City Beat Bar & Grill, 302 3rd St SW, Cedar Rapids.  https://citybeatbarandgrill.com


Other Events:


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Sat, Oct 13th – Mt Vernon/Lisbon Chili Cookoff
4:00 – 7:00pm - The Mount Vernon-Lisbon Community Development Group will host the 6th Annual Mount Vernon-Lisbon Chili Cook-off in Uptown Mount Vernon (rain or shine).

The chili cook-off contest is open to the public. The event features more than 20 four-person teams vying for a total of $300 in cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd and People’s Choice. The cooking will take place from noon to 4 p.m., with the public invited to the tasting portion of the event from 4 to 7 p.m. Sample chili cups are available for 50 cents each, with soda and beverages available for purchase. Admission to the event is free.

New this year will be a beer-tasting tent scheduled to be open from 2 to 4 p.m., with $5 tasting tickets on sale that are good for six tastes of various craft beers including a small selection from San Diego’s popular Stone Brewery.

Live music will take place from 6 to 8 p.m. by singer/songwriters Ben Schmidt and Ryan Bernemann. Also scheduled is a “Souper” 5K Run and a Beanbag Toss/Tournament.


Sun, Oct 14th – Czech Fall Festival
10:00am – 5:00pm – Food and Fun for the family, vendors, purchase your pumpkin, enter pumpkin contest, children Jupiter Jump, 15' slide. Adult games and live music.  https://czechvillagecedarrapids.com/


Coming up…


Sat, Oct 27th – The Costume Run
4:00pm – Theatre Cedar Rapids to NewBo City Market: The Costume Run is co-presented by two Third Street nonprofits that hope to make an annual tradition of this interactive and theatrical twist on the traditional 5K fun run/walk. The un-timed race starts on stage and follows a path downtown that is focused on the trail, including Greene Square Park, along the river and features a stretch that actually runs through the Circle of Ash haunted house (with the lights on). That isn’t the only interactive feature of the run as there will be an activity of sorts approximately every kilometer or five times along the course. Every activity completed earns participants a door prize chance!  Go to www.theatrecr.org to register.


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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