From Jonkonnu to Kwanzaa: Exploring Black Holiday Celebrations

From Jonkonnu to Kwanzaa: Exploring Black Holiday Celebrations

The African American Museum of Iowa invites you to attend From Jonkonnu to Kwanzaa: Exploring Black Holiday Celebrations as part of Deck the District in the Czech Village – New Bohemia Main Street District. Join us December 1st from 10 am – 4 pm for free cocoa and cookies, free Kwanzaa and Jonkonnu tabletop activities, and a guest appearance from Mrs. Claus. The gallery hosting Endless Possibilities and Driven By Hope will be available at the AAMI’s regular rates and a special collection of Black Santa memorabilia will be on...
Photos with Santa & Mistletoes Craft at Baby Time

Photos with Santa & Mistletoes Craft at Baby Time

Photos with Santa: Saturday Dec. 1, 10am-1pm ($10 per print or digital copy) All reserved spots have been booked! However, walk ins are welcome! We usually have some time in between appointments, or if there are no shows. So please come if you can – you just might have to wait a little bit! *****For just $10 you can get your little one’s picture with Santa. You can choose a digital copy or a 4×6 print. Copies of the same shot are $6 each. Register for ONE time slot PER family! Please arrive a few minutes early so we can stay on schedule. There is NO FEE to register! Drop ins can be added if the schedule allows, but registration is preferred. Payment will be processed onsite during the photo shoot. Jungling Photography prefers cash or check, but you can also use cards. Misteltoes Craft Sunday Dec. 2, 1-3pm, $5 each Another fun craft to do with your baby or toddler! A sweet red bow on top with their cute feet painted green as mistle(TOES). Cost is $5 per print – you can do as many as you want! Registration is free – then you pay at the door for as many prints as you need. All supplies included – paint (safe & washable Tempera) and print (cardstock that is 8.5″ x 5.5″) & cleanup! Don’t forget one for your office or Grandparents! Age range for the event is newborn-preschool sized foot.   Baby Time 1024 2nd Street Southeast #Unit A, Cedar Rapids, Iowa...
NewBo City Market Holiday Celebrations

NewBo City Market Holiday Celebrations

Holiday Pop-Up Market at NewBo City Market! NewBo City Market is your one stop shop for everyone on your holiday shopping list!  Join us on select Saturdays & Sundays 10am-4pm until Christmas for our Holiday Pop-Up Market featuring artisans, crafters, and home-based businesses. Support local businesses & entrepreneurs by checking off your holiday list with unique, home made items! NewBo City Market is your one stop shop for everyone on your holiday shopping list! Santa at the Market! Santa is coming to NewBo City Market! While shopping at NewBo City Market for all your unique, locally made holiday gifts, stop to tell Santa what YOU want for Christmas and get your picture in front of our Christmas tree display 🎄 FREE and open to the public – visit Santa from from 12-4pm on Sunday December 2nd!   Music on the Rise! Every Friday evening stop by NewBo City Market for Fall Fridays! On Friday, November 30th catch Music on the Rise – a FREE, intimate, and entirely unique concert at NewBo City Market featuring regional bands who are creating amazing music & starting to gather a following. NewBo Beer and Wine will be open as will our Shopkeepers serving up the...
Stitches for Hope Quilt Sale

Stitches for Hope Quilt Sale

Keep your loved ones warm this winter with a beautiful, unique, and locally-made quilt! Browse our selection of 800+ quilts and find one perfectly suited to take home with you. Thanks to the generosity of Inspired to Sew, your purchase will help to inspire hope in our local community by supporting the Catherine McAuley Center’s mission. One quilt can provide: – Bus passes for residents to attend appointments and work for three months – New winter apparel for a family of 8 – One training to help current volunteer tutors learn best practices about teaching or about their students’ needs – A six-week class for students who want to pursue citizenship – Interpretation for a new refugee family for 90 days – Aftercare services for women who have graduated from the Transitional Housing Program Proceeds benefit the Catherine McAuley Center’s Adult Basic Education, Transitional Housing, and Refugee and Immigrant Services programs. The Catherine McAuley Center’s mission is to offer hope and opportunity through educational and supportive services that promote stability, skill-building, and connection. Event held in NewBo Market located at 1100 3rd St SE, Cedar Rapids Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 10 AM – 2 PM Can’t visit us at the sale? Shop online now through December 31, 2018 and proceeds will still benefit the Catherine McAuley...
Wishlist Weekend

Wishlist Weekend

Enjoy Wishlist Weekend during Deck the District in the Czech Village New Bohemia Main Street District. Create your own Wishlist while walking around the district, and look for great gift giving ideas for everyone on your list. Bring any Wishlist back during the holiday season (through December 23) for promotions at many retail stores in the Main Street District. Shop Local this holiday...