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Community Calendar July ■■Downtown

Farmers’ Market

*Affiliated Event with the Freedom Festival July 7, 7:30 a.m.–Noon, Rain or Shine! Enjoy vendors in Greene Square Park, along 3rd & 4th Avenues, looping from 5th Street to 2nd Street. We are proud to have more than 220 local Iowa vendors offering fresh produce, a variety of baked goods, artisan gifts, meats and dairy products. Live music, dancers and street performances round out this eclectic Cedar Rapids original.

■■CRBT

Drive-in Movie Series featuring “Dolphin Tale” *Affiliated Event with the Freedom Festival July 14, 7 p.m. Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, 500 1st Avenue NE A free movie night under the stars! Bring your lawn chairs and blankets, or arrive early to park and watch from your car. Complete with activities and food vendors. Popcorn is compliments of Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust. Parking and activities begin at 7 p.m. The movie will begin at dusk.

■■Hiawatha

Morning Networking

July 17, 7:30 a.m. Honkamp, Kreuger & Co., 1751 Boyson Road, Hiawatha Join area Hiawatha businesses for a morning of networking and refreshments. This informal gathering provides attendees the opportunity to create new contacts and learn more about area businesses. This event is free; however, please register at www.cedarrapids.org.

■■PM

Exchange: Marion Block Party!

July 19, 5-7 p.m. 700 Block off of 11th Street, Marion No registration required. Free to attend.

■■Downtown

Farmers’ Market

July 21, 7:30 a.m.–Noon, Rain or Shine! Enjoy vendors in Greene Square Park, along 3rd & 4th Avenues, looping from 5th Street to 2nd Street.

■■July

PM Exchange

July 31, 5-7 p.m. Vector Corporation, 675 44th Street, Marion No registration required. Free to attend.

August ■■ImpactCR’s

Siren Wednesday

August 1, 5-7 p.m. Cibo Fusion, 685 Marion Blvd., Marion Enjoy a casual and fun night of networking with ImpactCR on the first Wednesday of the month! No registration required. Free to attend.

■■Downtown

Farmers’ Market

August 4, 7:30 a.m.–Noon, Rain or Shine! Enjoy vendors in Greene Square Park, along 3rd & 4th Avenues, looping from 5th Street to 2nd Street.

■■CRBT

Drive-in Movie Series featuring “UP”

August 11, 7:00 p.m. Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust, 500 1st Avenue NE Join us for a free movie night under the stars!

■■August

PM Exchange

August 16, 5-7 p.m. Hall-Perrine Cancer Center, 701 10th Street SE No registration required. Free to attend.

■■ImpactCR:

Bigwig Lunch Talk with Ann Poe

August 16, Noon-1 p.m. Economic Alliance, 501 1st Street SE Join ImpactCR for a community conversation with Ann Poe with the NewBo District. This event is a brown bag lunch and free to attend. Please register at www.cedarrapids.org.

■■ImpactCR:

Night at the Kernels!

August 16, 6:30 p.m. Veterans Memorial Stadium, 950 Rockford Rd SW Join ImpactCR as the Cedar Rapids Kernels take on the Quad City River Bandits! Gates open at 5:35 p.m. with first pitch at 6:35 p.m. Pre-payment is required on www.cedarrapids.org.

■■Downtown

Farmers’ Market

August 18, 7:30 a.m.–Noon, Rain or Shine! Enjoy vendors in Greene Square Park, along 3rd & 4th Avenues, looping from 5th Street to 2nd Street.

■■14th

Annual Golf Outing

August 20, Noon-6 p.m. Elmcrest Country Club, 1 Zach Johnson Drive NE Grab your team for our 4-person, Best Shot day at the course. Registration and driving range open at 11 a.m., with a shotgun start at noon. Please register at www.cedarrapids.org.

■■Unlocking

Your Membership

August 21, Noon-1 p.m. Economic Alliance Boardroom, 501 1st Street SE This popular meeting is the perfect opportunity for members who want to become familiar or reacquainted with all the benefits, events and programs offered to help grow your business. Meet our professional team and learn ways to get involved and help grow our business community. This event is free; however, please register at www.cedarrapids.org. Lunch will be provided.

■■Conquer

the Corridor

August 28, 8-9 a.m. TBA Join staff and volunteers for Conquer the Corridor—an interactive presentation designed to get you familiar with everything Corridor. This event is free; however please register with Quinn Pettifer at qpettifer@cedarrapids.org or 319.730.1404.

Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance Report July 2012  

The Economic Alliance Report is the monthly newsletter for the Cedar Rapids Metro Economic Alliance. The monthly report features regional ne...

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