{Weekend Wednesday}: Family Friendly Activities in Cedar Rapids April 13th-15th

Happy Wednesday!! Are you wondering what to do with your family this weekend? We’ve got you covered! Here are our Top Picks of this weekend’s family friendly activities in the Cedar Rapids area! 

Weekend Wednesday: Family Friendly Activities in Cedar Rapids

Friday, April 13th

Tying Blankets – Touching Hearts | 4:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. @ Iowa BIG Location (600 Boyson Rd NE in Cedar Rapids)

Raising funds and making tie blankets in conjunction with Marion Cares for students in need. Blankets are for young people in need in the Marion area and will be delivered with Marion Cares care packages around May Day. All who are interested are encouraged to come volunteer at any time throughout the night to make a blanket or two! Donations can be made through GoFundMe or by contacting [email protected] Find out more about Marion Cares at https://marioncares.org/


Saturday, April 14th

Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Celebration | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. @ Cedar Rapids Public Library

Celebrate Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library with a special party in the Downtown Library. The Cedar Rapids Public Library Foundation will give remarks at 11 am and we’ll welcome a visitor from the Dollywood Foundation. Join in for special story times from guest speakers throughout the morning. Families are invited to join us for crafts, games and even a dance party to get you in the spirit of reading. Get your little one signed up for the Imagination Library and even take a selfie with our own very special Dolly Parton cutout. 

Kernels Kids Quarter Hunt & Game | 4:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. @ Veterans Memorial Stadium

On Saturday, April 14th BEFORE the game the Kernels will hold a Kids Quarter Hunt. $300 in quarters will be scattered around the infield for kids 12 and under to collect. The gates open at 4:00 p.m. The Quarter Hunt will take place at approximately 4:15 p.m. The game starts at 5:05 p.m. Purchase tickets here.


Sunday, April 15th

CBS2 Your Health Expo 2018 | 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. @ DoubleTree Convention Complex in Downtown Cedar Rapids

Looking to live a healthier lifestyle? The CBS2 Your Health Expo presented by Cottage Grove Place can help you with that! The keynote speaker, Dr. Sharon Collins, will educate attendees on the benefits of nontraditional and integrative health methods. Vendor categories include: Health Coaches, Fitness, Chiropractic, Hearing, Vision, Integrative Health, Financial Health, Healing Oils, Health Insurance, Healthy Food Options, Family Therapy, Senior Living, Cosmetics, Recycling, and more! Check out their Facebook event for a full list of activities. Fun for all ages. FREE ADMISSION. FREE PARKING in ramps connected to the DoubleTree.


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