Events

From concerts to conventions to festivals, the Council Bluffs area is home to a variety of year-round activities for all ages. Search by keyword or browse all listings below.

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March 31 - April 9
Cabaret
Chanticleer Community Theater
The Chanticleer Community Theater presents Cabaret, featuring music, song, dance, recitation, and drama. Performance dates are
March 31st, April 1st & 2nd, and April 7th-9th. Show times are Friday and Saturday at 7:30 pm and Sunday at 2 pm.

More Information: Contact: Chanticleer Community Theater | (712) 323-9955 | chanticleertheater@gmail.com
March 31 - April 2
The Center Spring Concert Series
The Center
The Kanesville Orchestra will perform Friday, March 31st at 7 pm. And the Iowa Western Community Band will perform on Sunday, April 2nd at 2 pm.
April 1 - 30
Iowa State USBC Youth Association Tournament
Thunderbowl
Youth bowling competitors from across the state of Iowa will be participating in the annual Iowa State USBC Youth Association Tournament four weekends in April (1st, 2nd, 8th, 9th, 22nd, 23rd, 29th, and 30th).

More Information: Contact: Iowa State USBC Youth Association | Website
April 1
8 AM to 12 PM
The Naturalist School Spring Field Season: Session #1
Hitchcock Nature Center
Join us for the first session of the 2017 spring field season of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center.

Be a part of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center. Session #1 will be held Saturday April 1st from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Occasionally sessions may begin at 7:30 a.m. due to weather and phenology. Registered participants will received communication confirming session start time and location prior to each session.

The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center field sessions are for those who seek to deepen awareness of, commitment to, and engagement in citizen science, nature education and conservation in Iowa's Loess Hills and the surrounding ecosystems. These workshops are intended for adults who love nature and are committed to the study, conservation, and preservation of native ecosystems.

2017 Spring Field Season Dates:
Saturday, April 1st
Saturday, April 8th
Saturday, April 15th
Saturday, April 22nd
Saturday, April 29th
Saturday, May 6th
Saturday, May 13th

Spring topics include woodland ecology, lepidopterans, odonates, pond ecology, breeding frogs and toads, migratory birds and early residents, woodland and early prairie flowers, woody plants, fungi, bryophytes, lichens, and other taxa and topics.

Cost for this event is $20.00 per person for each individual workshop or participants may register for the entire 7 week field season for a discounted admission rate of $85.00 per person. Pre-registration is required at least 5 days in advance of each session as space is limited. For more information or to register online please visit www.pottcoconservation.com or call 712-545-3283.

Students will want to bring food, water, binoculars, hand lenses, notebooks, and field guides as appropriate to the topic. Please note, The Naturalist School workshops require walking long distances over steep terrain and will take place rain or shine. Workshops may be physically challenging for participants.

More Information: Contact: Jeff Franco | (712) 545-3283 | jeff.franco@pottcounty-ia.gov | Website
April 1
11 AM to 4 PM
Historic Squirrel Cage Jail Grand Re-Opening
Squirrel Cage Jail
The historic Squirrel Cage Jail is re-opening for the season! There has been an extensive effort to transform the 1885 rotary cell jail to appear more as it did during its 84 years operating as the Pottawattamie County Jail. Three local authors will be on site to sign their new books. Admission is charged.

More Information: Contact: Kat Slaughter | (712) 323-2509 | hspc@cox.net | Website
April 1
2:30 PM to 4:30 PM
Family Fun Fair
Charles E. Lakin Human Services Campus
Get your friends and family together for this exciting adventure. Food, crafts, games, community resources, face painting, balloon twisting, connections matter photo booth, and much more. Live music provided by Dan Morse. The meal provided courtesy of Trailblazers and Hy-Vee on Madison Ave. Everyone is encouraged to wear royal blue to increase awareness.
April 1 - October 1
Dodge's Presidential Ties
Historic General Dodge House
In following our theme of "Dodge's Presidential Ties," beautiful antique dresses will be on display showcasing the eras of the First Ladies that served the country during General Dodge's life.

More Information: Contact: Historic General Dodge House | (712) 322-2406 | Website
April 2
12 PM to 6 PM
4th Annual Spring Open House
Painted Camel Gallery
The Painted Camel gallery will host its annual spring open house, noon to 6 pm when it will showcase unique hand-crafted pottery, paintings, jewelry, wood sculptures, furniture, woven rugs, photography, and so much more. It is most proud of its talented local-area artists who have new works for you to see and enjoy. You are invited to stop in and have a snack or beveridge and browse the exquisite new works from our family of artists.

More Information: Contact: Carol Jean Koch | (712) 310-4534 | cjkoch@westianet.net | Website
April 5
1 PM to 2 PM
Introduction to Project Budgets
Council Bluffs Public Library
Are you ready to start fundraising for your project or idea, but don't know where to start? Learn the basic elements of how to draft a project budget with confidence through a free webinar. It is presented by the Foundation Center.

More Information: Contact: Marlys Lien | (712) 323-7553 x135 | mlien@councilbluffslibrary.org | Website
April 5
4 PM to 5 PM
City of Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Commission Meeting
City Hall, Council Chambers, 2nd Floor
City of Council Bluffs Historic Preservation Commission meeting will take place at 4 pm, unless otherwise notified.

More Information: Contact: Rose Brown | (712) 328-4629 | rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov
April 6
2 PM
Annual Victorian Tea
The Center
The annual Victorian Tea features entertainment, "biscuits" and tea. The cost is $8 per person. Make a reservation today. Seating is limited seating. Please register and pay by Tuesday, April 4th.
April 7
5 PM to 7 PM
Get Geared UP!
Union Pacific Railroad Museum
Join the UP Musuem for April's Family Night, "Get Geared UP!" Visitors are invited to dress in their favorite gear from railroad decades past, 1850-2000. As always, Family Nights are free and open to the public.

More Information: Contact: Union Pacific Railroad Museum | (712) 329-8307 | Website
April 8
8 AM to 12 PM
The Naturalist School Spring Field Season: Session #2
Hitchcock Nature Center
Join us for the first session of the 2017 spring field season of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center.

Be a part of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center. Session #2 will be held Saturday April 8th from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Occasionally sessions may begin at 7:30 a.m. due to weather and phenology. Registered participants will received communication confirming session start time and location prior to each session.

The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center field sessions are for those who seek to deepen awareness of, commitment to, and engagement in citizen science, nature education and conservation in Iowa's Loess Hills and the surrounding ecosystems. These workshops are intended for adults who love nature and are committed to the study, conservation, and preservation of native ecosystems.

2017 Spring Field Season Dates:
Saturday, April 1st
Saturday, April 8th
Saturday, April 15th
Saturday, April 22nd
Saturday, April 29th
Saturday, May 6th
Saturday, May 13th

Spring topics include woodland ecology, lepidopterans, odonates, pond ecology, breeding frogs and toads, migratory birds and early residents, woodland and early prairie flowers, woody plants, fungi, bryophytes, lichens, and other taxa and topics.

Cost for this event is $20.00 per person for each individual workshop or participants may register for the entire 7 week field season for a discounted admission rate of $85.00 per person. Pre-registration is required at least 5 days in advance of each session as space is limited. For more information or to register online please visit www.pottcoconservation.com or call 712-545-3283.

Students will want to bring food, water, binoculars, hand lenses, notebooks, and field guides as appropriate to the topic. Please note, The Naturalist School workshops require walking long distances over steep terrain and will take place rain or shine. Workshops may be physically challenging for participants.

More Information: Contact: Jeff Franco | (712) 545-3283 | jeff.franco@pottcounty-ia.gov | Website
April 9
4 PM
2017 Speaker Series: Climate Change
Hitchcock Nature Center
Join us for our first session of our brand new 2017 Speaker Series.

For our first session we welcome Connie Mutel to Hitchcock Nature Center for "Climate Change". Look at climate change from the viewpoint of an Iowa woodland. Connie will share her own stories of how she has watched the world change around her from her own backyard.

The 2017 Speaker Series is a new programming series designed for teens and adults to provide them with an opportunity to learn from and interact with various authorities in the fields of conservation and environmental science. Programs are free with paid park admission and will be held at Hitchcock Nature Center on April 9th and then on the second Saturday of the month, May through October. Each program will begin at 4:00 p.m. and will last approximately 1 hour. After the presentation attendees may enjoy conversation with the presenter, a book signing, and refreshments provided by local vendors.

Space is limited to pre-registration is recommended. For more information on our entire speaker series or to register online please visit www.pottcoconservation.com or call 712-545-3283.

These programs are presented free of charge with paid park admission thanks to the generous support of the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation and a grant from Humanities Iowa, a state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities. Free will donations are always accepted to support our effort to provide free public programming options throughout Pottawattamie County.

Participants must have a valid Pottawattamie County Park permit or purchase a $2.00 per vehicle daily entrance pass. Daily passes may be purchased with cash or check at the front entrance the day of the event. Annual permits may be purchased for $10.00 from staff at any of our parks or at the Loess Hills Lodge at Hitchcock Nature Center during regular business hours.


While this event is adult friendly it is not pet friendly, please leave your canine friends at home. Service animals are always welcome

Weather Permitting

2017 Speaker Series sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation & Humanities Iowa

More Information: Contact: Kristen Bieret | (712) 545-3283 | kristen.bieret@pottcounty-ia.gov | Website
April 11 - 13
12 PM to 1 PM
History at High Noon
Council Bluffs Public Library
Our popular "History at High Noon" Lunch and Learn Series will treat attendees to "THE GOOD, THE BAD, & THE UGLY" of Council Bluffs. Cost is $5 each at the door. Includes lunch (while supplies last). The programs typically consist of a PowerPoint program along with a speaker. No reservations required. Held in the large meeting room directly to the right as you enter the library.

More Information: Contact: Kori Nelson | (712) 322-2406 | gmdodge@dodgehouse.org | Website
April 11
5 PM to 8:30 PM
10th Annual Crime Victims' Gala and Silent Auction
Mid-America Center
There will be a silent auction, information booths, music, a cash bar and more. A plated dinner is set for 6:15 p.m. before a variety of local and state officials, professionals and survivors will speak. Speakers include Shari Kastein, Chris Baker, and Naeda Elliott. Those interested in attending must register online by March 31st. For more information, go online to eventbrite.com. For special accomodations or to request a vegetarian meal, email Jen Foltz.

More Information: Contact: Jen Foltz | Jen.Foltz@iowa.gov | Website
April 11
6 PM to 8 PM
City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission Meeting
Council Bluffs Public Library, Room A
City of Council Bluffs Planning Commission meets at 6 pm, unless otherwise notified.

More Information: Contact: Rose Brown | (712) 328-4629 | rbrown@councilbluffs-ia.gov
April 12
1 PM to 2 PM
Introduction to Finding Grants
Council Bluffs Public Library
Are you new to the field of grantseeking? Discover what funders are looking for in nonprofits seeking grants and how to find potential funders through a free webinar. Presented by the Foundation Center.

More Information: Contact: Marlys Lien | (712) 323-7553 x135 | mlien@councilbluffslibrary.org | Website
April 13 - 15
Heartland USA Wrestling Duals
Mid-America Center
Teams from across the country compete in three days of elementary and middle school wrestling duals.

More Information: Contact: Nebraska USA Wrestling | Website
April 13
5 PM to 7 PM
4th Annual Senior Corps Dessert Auction
Mall of the Bluffs Food Court
Relax, enjoy a glass of wine and appetizers and marvel at the array of signature desserts by top area chefs & bakers. Featuring desserts from local area chefs! Proceeds benefit the Foster Grandparent Program enriching our children's lives during the school day and our Senior Companion Program.

More Information: Contact: Becky S. | (712) 328-2540 x8131
April 15
8 AM to 12 PM
The Naturalist School Spring Field Season: Session #3
Hitchcock Nature Center
Join us for the third session of the 2017 spring field season of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center.

Be a part of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center. Session #3 will be held Saturday April 15th from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Occasionally sessions may begin at 7:30 a.m. due to weather and phenology. Registered participants will received communication confirming session start time and location prior to each session.

The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center field sessions are for those who seek to deepen awareness of, commitment to, and engagement in citizen science, nature education and conservation in Iowa's Loess Hills and the surrounding ecosystems. These workshops are intended for adults who love nature and are committed to the study, conservation, and preservation of native ecosystems.

2017 Spring Field Season Dates:
Saturday, April 1st
Saturday, April 8th
Saturday, April 15th
Saturday, April 22nd
Saturday, April 29th
Saturday, May 6th
Saturday, May 13th

Spring topics include woodland ecology, lepidopterans, odonates, pond ecology, breeding frogs and toads, migratory birds and early residents, woodland and early prairie flowers, woody plants, fungi, bryophytes, lichens, and other taxa and topics.

Cost for this event is $20.00 per person for each individual workshop or participants may register for the entire 7 week field season for a discounted admission rate of $85.00 per person. Pre-registration is required at least 5 days in advance of each session as space is limited. For more information or to register online please visit www.pottcoconservation.com or call 712-545-3283.

Students will want to bring food, water, binoculars, hand lenses, notebooks, and field guides as appropriate to the topic. Please note, The Naturalist School workshops require walking long distances over steep terrain and will take place rain or shine. Workshops may be physically challenging for participants.

More Information: Contact: Jeff Franco | (712) 545-3283 | jeff.franco@pottcounty-ia.gov | Website
April 15
1:30 PM to 4 PM
Saturday Matinee - Rogue One: a Star Wars Story
Council Bluffs Public Library
The public is invited to a free showing of "Rogue One: a Star Wars Story." There's free popcorn too!

More Information: Contact: Marlys Lien | (712) 323-7553 x135 | mlien@councilbluffslibrary.org | Website
April 15
2 PM to 4 PM
Stained Glass Windows of Council Bluffs Trolley Tour
St. Paul's Episcopal Church
The public is invited to take a "Stained Glass Windows of Council Bluffs Trolley Tour" on Saturday, April 15, 2-4 pm. The fee is $20 per person for PACE members and $25 per person for non-members. The deadline to register is April 12th. Join us as we explore some of Council Bluffs' finest stained glass windows. Ride the Trolley to each stop. Learn the history of these exquisite works of art and the buildings that house them. The stops include: Saint John Lutheran Church, St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Creston House, and Abstract Guaranty. To register, pay by credit card via phone at: 712.396.2484 or mail a check to: Pottawattamie Arts/Culture/Entertainment, 1228 South Main St, Ste 115, Council Bluffs, IA 51503.

More Information: Contact: Emily Globe | (712) 396-2484 | emily@PACEartsiowa.org | Website
April 17
6:30 PM to 8 PM
Coloring Club
Council Bluffs Public Library
Adult coloring - de-stress and self-express. Use our supplies, or bring your own. Color, relax and chat - bring a friend!

More Information: Contact: Marlys Lien | (712) 323-7553 x135 | mlien@councilbluffslibrary.org | Website
April 19
6 PM to 8 PM
Wild West Games
Council Bluffs Public Library
Join us for some family fun at the Wild West Games. The event features authentic family games such as jacks, pick up sticks and the egg and spoon race. The activities are sponsored by the Western Historic Trails Center.

More Information: Contact: Marlys Lien | (712) 323-7553 x132 | mlien@councilbluffslibrary.org | Website
April 20 - 22
7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Dark Play or Stories for Boys
The Arts Center, Iowa Western Community College
Iowa Western Community College presents a fun production. The cost is $5 per person for adults and $3 per person for seniors and students.
April 21 - 23
Western Iowa Senior Challenge
Various venues in Council Bluffs
Seniors compete in basketball, bowling, disc golf, golf, pickleball, swimming, and track & field over three days.


More Information: Contact: Iowa Senior Games | (888) 777-8881 | Website
April 21
6 PM to 9 PM
Fic to Flick
Council Bluffs Public Library
Read the Words... See the Picture. Pick up a copy of Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen now, read it, and bring it to the screening of the movie Pride and Prejudice (2005). A book/movie discussion will follow the screening. Popcorn will be free. This is an after-hours event. The library will close at 5 pm and re-open prior to program time. There will be no item checkouts available.

More Information: Contact: Emily Smith | (712) 323-7553 x132 | esmith@councilbluffslibrary.org | Website
April 22
8 AM to 12 PM
The Naturalist School Spring Field Season: Session #4
Hitchcock Nature Center
Join us for the fourth session of the 2017 spring field season of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center.

Be a part of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center. Session #4 will be held Saturday April 22nd from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Occasionally sessions may begin at 7:30 a.m. due to weather and phenology. Registered participants will received communication confirming session start time and location prior to each session.

The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center field sessions are for those who seek to deepen awareness of, commitment to, and engagement in citizen science, nature education and conservation in Iowa's Loess Hills and the surrounding ecosystems. These workshops are intended for adults who love nature and are committed to the study, conservation, and preservation of native ecosystems.

2017 Spring Field Season Dates:
Saturday, April 1st
Saturday, April 8th
Saturday, April 15th
Saturday, April 22nd
Saturday, April 29th
Saturday, May 6th
Saturday, May 13th

Spring topics include woodland ecology, lepidopterans, odonates, pond ecology, breeding frogs and toads, migratory birds and early residents, woodland and early prairie flowers, woody plants, fungi, bryophytes, lichens, and other taxa and topics.

Cost for this event is $20.00 per person for each individual workshop or participants may register for the entire 7 week field season for a discounted admission rate of $85.00 per person. Pre-registration is required at least 5 days in advance of each session as space is limited. For more information or to register online please visit www.pottcoconservation.com or call 712-545-3283.

Students will want to bring food, water, binoculars, hand lenses, notebooks, and field guides as appropriate to the topic. Please note, The Naturalist School workshops require walking long distances over steep terrain and will take place rain or shine. Workshops may be physically challenging for participants.

More Information: Contact: Jeff Franco | (712) 545-3283 | jeff.franco@pottcounty-ia.gov | Website
April 22
10 AM to 11 AM
KinderNature: Welcome Spring
Hitchcock Nature Center
Explore where animals went for the winter and what they do when the weather warms. Look for clues and signs that animals are starting to prepare for spring & the warmer months to come at KinderNature: Welcome Spring on at 10 am on Saturday, April 22nd. KinderNature programs are designed for children ages 3 to 5 years old with an adult. These programs are full of hands on learning and outdoor activities to encourage curious minds and engage with the natural world. Each program will introduce children to a new and unique nature theme and includes stories, crafts, and outdoor exploration. These one hour programs are held each month, cost is $5.00 per child, no pre-registration is required. Weather permitting.

More Information: Contact: Rene Stroud | (712) 545-3283 | rene.stroud@pottcounty-ia.gov | Website
April 22
1 PM
Dodge House Dash
Council Bluffs K-Mart
The General's Ladies will host their 2nd Annual "Dodge House Dash", a 5K timed Run/Walk Race.  The race will begin at the Council Bluffs K-Mart on the east side of the parking lot.  It will continue along the established trail system bordering Railroad Avenue, College Road, Valley View Drive, turning at McPherson and returning back to K-Mart.  A childrens 100-yd dash will also be available for those 10 and under.  Registration that morning is from 12 to 12:45pm.  Runners will begin the race at 1pm; Walkers will begin at 1:15pm; and the 100-yd Dash for children will begin at 2pm.  A DJ will be on-site to help motivate all the participants and by-standers.  Cost to participate is $25 and includes a t-shirt (the race entry form must be postmarked on or before April 10 to guarantee a t-shirt).  Entries received after that will cost $30 and a t-shirt is not guaranteed.  Participants may register at the Dodge House by mailing or delivering their entry form to 605 Third Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51503 or they can register through www.runsignup.com (the registrant will be responsible for a $2.50 processing fee if done online).  Co-sponsors of this event are Kohl's, Cutler-O'Neill-Meyer-Woodring Funeral Home & Arrow Towing.

More Information: Contact: Historic General Dodge House | (712) 322-2406 | Website
April 22
5 PM to 9 PM
Blast from the Past
The 100 Block
The 100 Block is presenting the 3rd Annual "Blast from the Past...for the Future" in cooperation with the Council Bluffs Community Schools Alumni & Friends Network to benefit programs in the Council Bluffs Community School District. Programs receiving funds this year include: Band, Concert Choir, Drama, Marching Band, Orchestra, Show Choir, Speech, and Visual Arts. Each of the locations on the 100 Block will remind you of a Broadway show. Purchase a ticket, and you will receive a souvenir pint glass and a score sheet. Take your sheet to each location and participate in a fun challenge. Once complete, you will be entered to win some great prizes! You will also be able to enjoy discounts on specialty cocktails along the way. Participants must be 21 or older. Pre-purchase tickets for $15 at CBBlastPast.com. Day of event tickets are $20 each.

More Information: Website
April 24
6 PM to 8 PM
Money Smart Scout Night
Council Bluffs Public Library
It's Money Smart week and means it's time to learn all about money. Join the library for Money Smart Scout Night, where you will learn specific requirements for your badges relating to money. Meet experts in the world of money who have awesome tools to make you a coin collector, money manager, savvy shopper or even saving money. You will also have a chance to meet Benjamin Franklin and go home with a fun patch.

More Information: Contact: Marlys Lien | (712) 323-7553 x135 | mlien@councilbluffslibrary.org | Website
April 25
10 AM to 11 AM
Money Smart AARP Teleconference
Council Bluffs Public Library
Don’t be fooled by imposter scams. AARP is hosting a statewide teletown hall call with Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller about imposter scams including the "grandparent" and "IRS" scams.  Imposter scams have surpassed identity theft scams as a bigger threat to consumers according to the Federal Trade Commission.  Learn to identity the warning signs and how to protect yourself, your friends and your family from being a victim of these and other consumer scams.

More Information: Contact: Marlys Lien | (712) 323-7553 x135 | mlien@councilbluffslibrary.org | Website
April 27 - 30
Midwest 8 Ball Championship
Mid-America Center
Thrill as pool players from the Midwest vie to reach the final table.

More Information: Contact: Midwest Tournament Association | Website
April 29
8 AM to 12 PM
The Naturalist School Spring Field Season: Session #5
Hitchcock Nature Center
Join us for the fifth session of the 2017 spring field season of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center.

Be a part of The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center. Session #5 will be held Saturday April 29th from 8:00 a.m. to noon. Occasionally sessions may begin at 7:30 a.m. due to weather and phenology. Registered participants will received communication confirming session start time and location prior to each session.

The Naturalist School at Hitchcock Nature Center field sessions are for those who seek to deepen awareness of, commitment to, and engagement in citizen science, nature education and conservation in Iowa's Loess Hills and the surrounding ecosystems. These workshops are intended for adults who love nature and are committed to the study, conservation, and preservation of native ecosystems.

2017 Spring Field Season Dates:
Saturday, April 1st
Saturday, April 8th
Saturday, April 15th
Saturday, April 22nd
Saturday, April 29th
Saturday, May 6th
Saturday, May 13th

Spring topics include woodland ecology, lepidopterans, odonates, pond ecology, breeding frogs and toads, migratory birds and early residents, woodland and early prairie flowers, woody plants, fungi, bryophytes, lichens, and other taxa and topics.

Cost for this event is $20.00 per person for each individual workshop or participants may register for the entire 7 week field season for a discounted admission rate of $85.00 per person. Pre-registration is required at least 5 days in advance of each session as space is limited. For more information or to register online please visit www.pottcoconservation.com or call 712-545-3283.

Students will want to bring food, water, binoculars, hand lenses, notebooks, and field guides as appropriate to the topic. Please note, The Naturalist School workshops require walking long distances over steep terrain and will take place rain or shine. Workshops may be physically challenging for participants.

More Information: Contact: Jeff Franco | (712) 545-3283 | jeff.franco@pottcounty-ia.gov | Website
April 29
9 AM to 2 PM
Unique Gift Galore Spring Bazaar
The Center
The bazaar is free and open to the public featuring lots of unique Mother's Day gifts. Interested in being a vendor? Simply use the contact information provided.

More Information: Contact: Barb | (712) 323-5995 x226
April 29
10 AM to 2 PM
2017 Anti-Gravity Games
Kanesville Arena - Iowa Western Community College
Watch more than 100 students from 16 high schools and community organization compete in the fifth annual Anti-Gravity Games by navigating homemade quadcopters through an obstacle course. Each team’s goal is to build their own quadcopter, with minimal supervision, and outperform competing schools in areas of design, navigation, control and speed. The event is a collaboration of Iowa Western Community College and Google with an aim to increase student awareness of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) fields of study. The event is free and open to the public. Lunch will be available for attendees on a first come, first served basis.

More Information: (515) 224-8963 | jessicam@policyworksllc.com | Website
April 30
2 PM to 3 PM
American Experience Documentary Showings: Annie Oakley
Western Historic Trails Center
Annie Oakley was featured in the PBS “American Experience” documentary that audiences will be able to see, free of charge, at the Western Historic Trails Center in Council Bluffs. The episode will start at 2 pm on the 30th.

More Information: Contact: Christopher Blue | (712) 366-4900 | christopher.blue@iowa.gov | Website
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