September 8, 2010

Week of Sept 7 Events

Isle of Iowa Events:

Sep 16th – Thursday – Monthly Meeting at the Downtown Fieldhouse
5:30 – 10:00pm:  DC RiverWalk has changed names to the Downtown Fieldhouse.  According to The Guide, they are bringing back the $6 Fish Bowls!  Also, the week of your birthday, you can get 21 pitchers for $25.

Sep 18th – Saturday – 2010 Memory Walk
9:00am Registration will begin at Harding Middle School (4801 Golf Street Northeast) while the scenic walk will take you through Noelridge Park starting at 10:00am.  Donations benefit the Alzheimer's Association.  Please consider signing up to walk or donating a few dollars at:

Other Events in the Area:

Sep 9th – Thursday – F Ave Fly Away, Get Away Bar Hop

5:00pm - Midnight Every Thursday from Aug 26 – Nov 11.  Coopers Mill, Rumors Bar and Grill, Double Inn, and Cedar River Landing.  Prize Drawing Nov 18th, win flight, limo service, and tickets for 4 to the MN vs. Iowa Football Game.

Sep 9th – Thursday – Drives for Lives Golf Outing

Noon – 11:00pm, Hunter’s Ridge Golf Course, benefits the Cedar Valley Humane Society.

Sep 9th – Thursday – New Orleans Dance Party with Papa Grows Funk

10:00 – 11:30pm, Iowa Memorial Union, Main Lounge.  “Can you feel the music?” That’s what John Gros, lead singer and keyboardist for Papa Grows Funk, wants to know. The answer will be a no-brainer when this hot funk band from New Orleans takes the stage for a hip-shaking dance party to kick off the 2010-2011 Hancher season. This gumbo of organ, guitar, bass, drums, and sax will offer up some truly tasty riffs that are sure to keep you up on your feet. $22

Sep 10th – Friday – The Bellamy Brothers at First Avenue Club

6:30 – 11:30pm, 1550 S First Ave, Iowa City.  Opening bands are the Dirt Drifters and 8 Seconds. $20

Sep 10th & 11th – Mike MacRae at Penguins Comedy Club

Fri 8pm, Sat 7:30pm & 10pm, Clarion Hotel, details:

Special Event on Monday, Sep 13th at 7:30pm – Jim Breuer

Sep 11th - Saturday – Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Iowa State Football
2:36pm Kick-off, Iowa City

2010 Trop Rock Music Awards

This Year's Nominees are posted on, and the voting has begun to determine this year's winners in 17 categories!  Be sure to VOTE!  FINAL BALLOTS must be received by September 30th.

Any new memberships processed by September 25th will be eligible to vote in the Final Ballot, so spread the word!

Winners will be announced at the Trop Rock Music Awards on November 5th during Meeting of the Minds (Parrothead National Convention), in Key West, FL.

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