Weekend Wednesday: May 23-25

Are you looking for something fun to do with your families this weekend? Here’s our Top 5 Picks of this weekend’s activities in the Corridor! Weekend Wednesday

Friday, May 23rd

Friday Night Concert Series, from 6:30-9:30 p.m. in the Ped Mall (downtown Iowa City).  Bring your family downtown for a night of great music and fun! This week’s performers will be David Zollo and the Body Electric.  Rain location: Chauncey Swan parking ramp. Free.

Love, at the Englert Theatre.  Showtimes are Friday at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday at 2 p.m.  Cost: $5.  “Love” tells the heartwarming story of young Oslo Rogers. Oslo’s very fun life in the very fun town of Mellingong is interrupted when a very un-fun storm forces the town to head for the hills. This new play is brought to life through puppetry and is part of the Englert Theatre’s Family Series.

Saturday, May 24th

Cereal Saturday, Newbo City Market in Cedar Rapids from 7:30-10:00 a.m.  Cereal Saturday is an event to kick off the HACAP – Hawkeye Area Community Action Program, Inc. Food Reservoir’s Eastern Iowa’s food drive to be Free From Hunger campaign.  Cost is $7 for adults, $3 kids 10 and under the day of.  Reduced price tickets are available in advance.  Enjoy delicious General Mills cereal, fresh milk from Hansen’s Dairy, fun breakfast themed games and activities, face painting, local mascots and more. KZIA 102.9 will have the tunes pumping and host a loudest crunch and rooster calling contest. There will be a raffle for great prizes including a $100 gift card from New Pioneer Food Co-op.

Iowa Renaissance Festival, Amana Colonies.  11:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. Saturday through Monday. Cost: $10 Adults, $6 kids (12 and under), Free for kids 4 and under. There will be entertainment, activities, demos, food and more! Event will be held rain or shine. Free parking!

City Ballet of Iowa’s Spring Concert, Coralville Center for the Performing Arts from 5:00-7:00.  Tickets range from $8-$12.  City Ballet of Iowa is proud to present their sixth seasonal concert and collaborative, featuring excerpts from Swan Lake with adapted original choreography by Petipa and Ivanov, as well as performances by Edith Ballet Academy and MOvMNT Dance Company.

Have a wonderful Memorial Day weekend with your family!

**Looking for additional activities to do over the weekend?  Be sure to check out Corridor Parents’ extensive list on their website!  And follow their Facebook page to stay up-to-date on upcoming events!

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