February 16, 2015

Events for week of Feb 16th

Isle of Iowa Events: 


Mon, Feb 16th – Chili Challenge Meeting

5:30pm:  Emil’s Hideaway at 222 Glenbrook Drive SE in Cedar Rapids.  Please help support the Chili Challenge by donating items for the Silent Auction!  Pick up signs and tickets to sell to friends.


Tue, Feb 17th – Deadline to Request a Club Seat for the June 27th Chicago Show

5pm deadline to contact Bart directly ([email protected]) if you want a ticket for the Jimmy Buffett Concert on Saturday, June 27th at First Midwest Bank Amphitheatre in Tinley Park, Illinois.  Estimated cost is $138, you will be obligated to pay for the seat if you sign up and a seat is available.


Thur, Feb 19th – Isle of Iowa February Monthly Meeting

6–9pm: Parlor City, 1125 3rd St SE in Cedar Rapids.  Please bring your Chili Challenge Silent Auction donations to the meeting.  We will also be handing out Membership Cards for everyone who joined or renewed for another year of Phun!


Fri, Feb 20th – The Bamboozlers at Wildwood

9pm – 1am: Wildwood Smokehouse and Saloon in Iowa City.


Sat, Feb 21st – The Compass Rose Band at Wild Hogs

9pm – 1am: Wild Hogs in Walford.  Also, this is rumored to be Garry Joseph’s Retirement Party!


Coming up…


Mon, Feb 23rd – Chili Challenge Meeting

5:30pm:  Casa Las Glorias at 2245 Blairs Ferry Rd NE in Cedar Rapids.  Pick up signs and tickets to sell to friends.


Wed, Mar 4th – March One Particular Harbor

6-9pm: Jerks Sports Bar at 1810 6th St SW in Cedar Rapids.  Come out for our club social night for great food and drinks!


Sun, Mar 8th – The 15th Annual Blues ‘n’ Buffett Chili Challenge

1–4pm: Cedar Rapids Marriott.  Advance tickets are available to purchase at https://blues-buffett.com for only $8 adults and $5 for seniors 65 and older.  Proceeds benefit the Community Health Free Clinic and the HD Youth Center.


Thurs, March 12th – Board Meeting

6-9pm: Tom & Penny’s Residence at 814 Cheyenne Rd NW in Cedar Rapids.  All members welcome.


Other Events:


For a list of all the local events, visit: https://events.hooplanow.com/events/search


Fri, Feb 20th – The Compass Rose Band at Rubies Bar

9:30pm – 1:30am: Rubies Bar in Center Point.   Special Birthday Party for Coach.


Sat, Feb 21st – Mardi Growl & Meow 2015

6pm – 1am: 101 Gastropub at 3707 1st Ave SE in Cedar Rapids.  $10 suggested donation - all proceeds help homeless animals in the Cedar Rapids Area.  Jambalaya by the bowl starts at 6pm.


Coming up…


Sat, Feb 28th – Island Beach Bash

6pm – Midnight: Giovanni's in Rockford, IL.  Featuring music by Tony Amber, Mr. Myers, and Pirates Over 40.  Proceeds benefit Northern Illinois Special Olympics, Noah's Arc, and PAWS.  All details and registration at: www.niphc.com


Sat, Feb 28th – NewBo City Market Chili Cook-Off

11am – 1pm: New Bo City Market in Cedar Rapids.  Cost is $15 for adults.  Details: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/newbo-city-market-chili-cook-off-tickets-15559826861?aff=eac2


Sun, Mar 1st – SaPaDaPaSo Irish Hooley

2–6pm: The Armory, lower level of Vets Coliseum on Mays Island in Cedar Rapids.  Live Music by Wylde Nept, Raffles, Silent Auction, and Food.  Proceeds pay for the St Patrick's Day Parade Celebration.


Sun, Mar 15th – Bar2Bar 5K Run (Pub Crawl)

1–5pm: Shores Event Center/Cabinet Studios Parking Lot, 700 16th Street NE, Cedar Rapids.  A run through the Irish District for drinkers with a running problem.


Mar 20-21st – St. MinneSomePlace This Hotel Room Phlocking

Plan to spend two nights in Minneapolis for some great entertainment!  Details at: https://st-minnesomeplace.com/THR_2015.php


Save the date for some events more than a month out: 3/28 HDD Quad City PHC Phlocking, and 4/25 OPH Dubuque Phlocking Bus Trip.


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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