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    Hey all! Hope everyone is enjoying their summers so far. Wanted to see what kind of fun summer stuff you guys have planned. Any cool field trips, activities, etc. up your sleeves?

    Please share what you guys will be up to this summer!
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    For those who may not have anything planned, here are some things I found going on around the state...

    Friday, July 1st
    • Iowa State Capitol Grounds- Des Moines (following the Yankee Doodle Pops concert)
    • Valley Stadium- West Des Moines (following the Menace game)
    Sunday, July 3rd
    • Grimm Park- Slater (10pm)
    • Prairie Meadows- Altoona (dusk)
    Monday, July 4th
    • Ames Jaycees Fireworks Display-Ames (10pm)
    • Boone Speedway- Boone (dusk)
    • Blue Heron Lake at Raccoon River Park- West Des Moines (dusk)
    • Centennial Park- Waukee (9:30pm)
    • Colby Park- Windsor Heights (9:30pm)
    • Walker Johnston Park- Urbandale (10pm)
    JULY 2nd
    JULY 3rd
    JULY 4th
    JULY 8th
    Thursday, June 30 - Summer Fun Playgroup!!
    Tales of Flight with the Brothers Write Puppet Show performance starts at 10:30 AM Zooman-reptiles and other crawly delights

    Where: Cedar Rapids Public Library Cedar Rapids
    When: 10:00 AM
    Who: Children 0-7 One adult per 3 children for safety
    How: No Pre-registrarion required
    Cost: Free!
    For more info: Summer Fun Playgroup: Summer Fun Playgroup Schedule


    Monday, July 4 - KCRG-TV9's Kids' Parade

    Kids of all ages to come on down to celebrate freedom! Dress up in the red, white and blue and show your patriotic spirit as you march aling the parade route led by KCRG-TV9 meteorologist Joe Winters!

    Where: Near Chrome Horse Saloon 1202 3rd St SE
    When: 12:00 PM
    Who: Family
    How: The parade begins right after the 2011 CVRA 5th Season Races
    Cost: Free
    For more info: www.kcrg.com


    Tuesday, July 5 - Make and Take Craft~Tuesdays
    Make & Take home a delightful summer reading craft -- one from a different country each week! This week is Kente Weaving!

    Where: Cedar Rapids Public Library
    When: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM (Also on Monday Nights after story time at 7pm)
    Who: Children
    How: Children under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult
    Cost: Free
    For more info: www.crlibary.org
    Thursday, July 7 - Kids Kitchen Takeover
    Join Nicole, your Collins Road Hy-Vee dietitian, for some fun in the kitchen! The menu includes pizza on a stick, tie-dyed apple slices and layered fruit fun.

    Where: Collins Road Hy-Vee Cedar Rapids
    When: 10:00 AM
    Who: Kids of all ages with adult supervision
    How: Class will be held in the Collins Road Hy-Vee dining area Space is limited so registration is required.
    Cost: $5 per child
    For more info: 319 – 393 – 4480 [email protected]
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    By the way... here is the site that I found these things on. It's a great resource for things going on around you. You can just pick your state, then pick your city/area! Most of the states seem to have weekly posts, if not more often, about things that are happening.

    National : Macaroni Kid
    Katie
    Coffee drinker, gadget addict, proud geek.
    Accidentally homeschooling since 2005!



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