9/24/18 – What’s Happening

September 24, 2018


Health & Personal Development


Tired Trained – Booty Brigade 6-7
This workout is a lower body burner focused specifically on building those glute muscles and BURNING FAT! We will have a heart pumping workout that will leave you sweating and you might be cursing me when those glutes are on fire! 😁

Bring water, a towel, and invite a friend! 🔥

COST: $5/session (you must sign up online).

Sign up here —> https://amandaraefitness.com/group-training


Practice in the Prairie – 6-7
Indian Creek Nature Center – Take your practice to the prairie as some of Cedar Rapids’ best instructors teach a different style of yoga or Pilates each week to keep you on your toes! Bring a yoga mat and dress for the outdoors. Class is held on the Amazing Space patio, and in case of rain, class will be held indoors. Free. http://indiancreeknaturecenter.org/


Full Moon Series – 6 – 745
Full Moon Series: Hike, Yoga, and Moonlight Meditation in the Tipi Instructor: Maria Dummermuth Enjoy an evening of hiking in nature, yoga, and moonlight relaxation. Begin with a medium-length hike, return to the patio for a short stretch, and retire to the tipi for a guided meditation and relaxation with Himalayan Singing bowls and nature. Please bring a yoga mat and blanket for warmth, weather appropriate clothing, and a flashlight, lantern or headlamp to guide you on your path. $20, or $36 when you sign up for both Full Moon classes. http://indiancreeknaturecenter.org/


Business Development


Downtown Open Coffee – 8-9 The Early Bird


Business Support Networking – 1130-1230 @ Third Base Brewery


Iowa Non-profit Meetup – 530-630 Artisan’s Sanctuary

This meetup is designed for anyone interested in learning how to take action to support nonprofit organizations in the region. Anyone from the community that is interested in learning about area nonprofits and how they can get engaged to help them thrive here in Iowa in encouraged to attend. If you are a leader, staff, or volunteer at an area nonprofit this meetup is designed for you.



Power Ladies Lunch – 12-1 @ Econ Alliance – Lunch is $15

Join IWLC and PLL sponsor F&M Bank for 60 minutes of pure networking! Be prepared to swap stories, share contacts and learn about a cool way to share some of your power with the next generation!



NAWBO – Cocktails & Conversation – 430-630 @ Della Viti

NAWBO is about building relationships within a sisterhood of business owners. Whether you own a business or thinking of starting one, we are here to help you to the best of our abilities. Our mission is to uplift, support and learn from each other! This month Sarah Rivera will share the journey to make Della Viti an amazing place within our community



Small Business Breakfast Roundtable – 730 – 9 Scott’s Family Restaurant

A great informal, small group networking opportunity for both those in business and those thinking of starting a business. Bring your questions, challenges and best practices and share with your peers.



Marketing Spring – 830 – 11 Office Evolution

Marketing Sprint gives you permission to work on your own promotional materials. This monthly group provides small business owners and solopreneurs with dedicated time and space to focus on marketing. You’ll also have access to the knowledge and expertise of other professionals in the same boat.




Arts & Entertainment



The Philadelphia Orchestra @ Hancher Auditorium – 730

One of the nation’s—and the world’s—preeminent orchestras, The Philadelphia Orchestra boasts a legacy of impeccable and innovative music making. The orchestra played a memorable concert in the original Hancher Auditorium shortly after the events of September 11, 2001, including a stirring performance of “America the Beautiful.” The ensemble’s debut performance in the new Hancher Auditorium will no doubt be unforgettable as well.




Feed the Dog @ The Famous Mockingbird – 8-11 Tickets $10

Feed the Dog is an eclectic and action packed, high energy, jam-rock-grass band. The Appleton based group features masterfully crafted fiddle, Kottle like finger-pickin acoustic six and Twelve strong guitar, funky bass lines, and percussive soul. The band started in 2015 and has been relentless playing festivals, theaters and clubs alongside regional and national touring acts.



Catwalks, Casino& Cocktails – 6pm – The Rooftop at Philip’s Center

Urban Vintage Hair Studio & Spa presents “Catwalks, Casino & Cocktails” for a cause, an immersive fashion show, party and casino unlike anything you’ve ever experienced. This roof top party will feature two stories of casino games, dancing, hors’ doeurves, desserts, a cash bar, music, auctions and a live fashion show that will take you on a tour of fashion through the ages and into the future!

All proceeds will benefit The Wellness Center, a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to connect our community with alternative solutions for addressing chronic pain and disease. By utilizing preventative therapies and helping people adopt lifestyle changes that will not only increase the quality of life in Linn County, but also set up future generations for lifelong health.

Dress up in your finest attire (1920s theme encouraged) and lose yourself into a fascinating world of roaring twenties madness. Tickets are $60/person in advance and can be purchased online. $70 at the door



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