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!
Friday, February 9th
Sensory Friendly Night for Individuals on the Autism Spectrum | 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. @ Hiawatha Public Library
Meet friendly therapy dogs, play at the sensory table, create a simple make it/take it craft, or relax with a fidget spinner. Of course, the library is available for the hour for browsing the shelves, surfing the Internet, and checking out materials. Free & open to the public.
Valentine’s Day Kids Night Out | 6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. @ The Potter’s Obsession
Bring your kids and come paint heart jars at The Potter’s Obsession. Enjoy pizza and a drink as you paint with your kids. $17/per child. Price includes studio fee, jar, pizza, and drink. Reservations required. Space is limited, call (319) 743-9824 to make your reservation.
Saturday, February 10th
Hi-Crew Kiwanis Valentine’s Pancake Breakfast | 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. @ Hiawatha Community Center
Do you like pancakes and omelets? Then join Hi-Crew Kiwanis for their annual Valentine’s day pancake breakfast! They will have a face painter and a craft table set up for the kids! Bring a donation and join in the fun. The biggest use of funds is their annual dictionary give away. They donate approximately 1,000 dictionaries to 3rd graders around the metro area every school year for more than 10 years! They support the Hiawatha library with popular kid’s books each year and the Hiawatha Kids League. They have also used monetary donations for multiple donations like pediatric trauma kits and playground equipment. Visit www.hiawatha-crew.org to learn more. Bring the whole family! Free will donation to help support children in our community. Open to the public.
Llama Llama Visit | 10:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. @ Ely Public Library
Listen to a Llama Llama story by Anna Dewdney. Meet the Llama Llama character and have your photo taken! Free & open to the public.
Grandparent’s Tea | 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. @ Ushers Ferry Historic Village
Have a grand time with Grandma and Grandpa at this special tea for children and their grandparents. Enjoy tea at the Schultz Cottage. Share stories, make a craft, and play games. For children 12 years and younger. Must attend with an adult. Open to residents and non-residents. Tickets are $15 per adult ($14 if adult is a resident) and $8 per child ($7 if child is a resident). Tickets here or call 319-286-5566.
Sunday, February 11th
Valentines Celebration at The Play Station | 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. @ The Play Station
Looking for a fun way to celebrate Valentines Day with the kids? The Play Station Valentines Celebration Party will include cookie decorating, arts/crafts, face painting, and balloon artist! Admission is $9.99 per child and adults are free.
Looking ahead… Saturday, February 17th
Cedar Rapids Moms Blog Valentine’s Playdate | 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. @ Prestige Dance Studio
Join us for a Valentine’s Playdate with Prestige Dance Studio! We’ll do dance activities, have a snack, and make a fun Valentine’s craft. This is a great opportunity to have some fun and meet other Cedar Rapids moms and kiddos! Tickets are $7/child ages 2 and up and free for siblings 1 and under. Parents are free. Tickets must be purchased in advance. No tickets will be sold at the door. Purchase tickets here. Questions? Please contact info(at)cedarrapidsmomsblog.com!
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