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Flood. Can this really be happening again? I have been glued to the news and refreshing my news feed hoping that the predictions change in our favor. Unfortunately, it does not look good. Our city has overcome this before, and ...

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3 Creative Ways to Get to Know Your Neighbors

3 Creative Ways to Get to Know Your Neighbors

Feeling like a local in a new community can take years. Even longtime locals can feel isolated as houses nearby change hands. While having children of similar ages can often pave the road to meeting others in your community, it's ...

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Greek Salad

Greek Salad

This salad makes a great lunch, side dish or dinner with the addition of some protein. Plus tomatoes and cucumbers are at their peak of flavor and plentiful in the supermarket and from your local farmers right now! Ingredients: Lettuce ...

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Harvest Fest at Old MacDonald Farm

Harvest Fest at Old MacDonald Farm

Saturday September 24, 2016 10am-2pm Old MacDonald Farm, Bever ParkCedar RapidsScarecrows, corn rows Pumpkins on the vine Leaves curl, Wind swirls Fall is right on time! Come out to Old MacDonald's Farm and celebrate fall. This is our LAST FREE ...

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Slow Cooker Ribs

Slow Cooker Ribs

School activities, busy weekends - this recipe is perfect for a delicious dinner with little prep. Round out your meal with a baked potato and some fresh corn. Ingredients: 1 rack of baby back ribs 2 Tbsp of rib spice ...

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Make Your Own Drum!

Make Your Own Drum!

My kids have been having so much fun with this drum! Try different sized cans to see how that changes the sound!What you need:One empty tin can, we used a 28oz canClear packaging tapePaper, your choiceWhat you do:1. Be sure ...

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Apple Orchards and Pumpkin Patches - Cedar Rapids / Iowa City Areas

Apple Orchards and Pumpkin Patches - Cedar Rapids / Iowa City Areas

Cedar Rapids/ Iowa City Area Fall Fun Places Apple Orchards and Pumpkin Patches Allen's Orchard: 5801 N. 10th St., Marion. http://www.allensorchard.net/ Bart's Farm and Pumpkin: 7307 Alburnett Rd.. Marion. 319-373-2633 Bass Farms: 1325 HWY 30 W., Mt. Vernon. http://bassfamilyfarms.com/ Bloomsbury ...

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Octonauts Ticket Giveaway!

THE OCTONAUTS COME TO CEDAR RAPIDS!OCTOBER 26, 2016 AT THE PARAMOUNT THEATREBrand New Children's Stage Show Based on Hit Television Show on Disney Junior and Popular Children's Book Series.Tickets Now on Sale! ENTER TO WIN A FAMILY PACK!Want to win ...

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Kids Meal Deals!

Kids Meal Deals!

Here are some great deals in Cedar Rapids, Coralville and Iowa City. Sometimes these times and days can change with out notice~double check by calling the restaurant. If I have missed any, or one has changed~ please let me know ...

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Fall Story Times and Play and Learn Times

Fall Story Times and Play and Learn Times

Cedar Rapids/ Iowa City Area Fall Story Times and Play and Learn Times (Please check with your local library about story time/ Play and Learn during holiday weeks) Cedar Rapids/Hiawatha/Marion: Cedar Rapids Public Library (Downtown branch): Play, Sing & Read: ...

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