Classics On The Water

July 9, 2023

10:00AM to 2:00PM

The Landing

Join us for the Show and Shine Car Show! Do you have a car or motorcycle you want to show off? Open to the public, this is a non-judged event, with a free-will donation. All the money raised goes to the Optimist Club to support programs that bring out the Best in our Community's Youth. The Pancake Man will be serving breakfast. Lunch will be available as well. 

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Beer Belly Yoga at Full Fledged Brewing Co.

July 9, 2023

11:00 to 11:45AM

Full Fledged Brewing Co.

Join us for Beer Belly Yoga at the Brewery! Carrie Ashley E-RYT 200 from Half Moon will be leading you through your yoga practice. Beer belly is not required! $15 includes a yoga class and a pint. All levels are welcome, and please bring your own mat. No need to sign up in advance; show up and join us!

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Underwood's Monday Market

July 10, 2023

6:00 to 7:30PM

UMBA Hall Pavillion

The Friends of Underwood organize the Monday Markets, featuring locally grown produce and goods. Stop by for great company and shopping. This week's special event is a car show!

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(712) 566-2990

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US Open Badminton Championships

July 11 - 16, 2023

Mid-America Center

The 2023 US Open Badminton Championships are taking place at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs! 

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Contact: Mid-America Center

(712) 323-0536

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Wild Wanderers Summer Camp | Arrowhead Park

July 11 - 13, 2023

8:00AM to 1:00PM

Arrowhead Park

Students entering 5th & 6th Grade will make some waves as they continue to expand their outdoor knowledge during Wild Wanderers at Arrowhead Park July 11th – July 13th. Online pre-registration is required as space is limited.

  • What: Wild Wanderers camp is designed for unaccompanied campers entering 5th & 6th grade (students ages 10 to 11).

  • Where: The camp will be held at Arrowhead Park in Neola, IA

  • When: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. from Tuesday, July 11th through Thursday, July 13th.

  • Pricing: The cost for this three-day camp is $75.00 per camper and includes park admission, snacks, and camp materials.

  • Camps may be attended by students in the listed grades only. No additional students or parents, please. 

  • Campers will need to provide a sack lunch for each day of camp. We also request campers bring a refillable water bottle, sunblock, and insect repellent. 

Friday the 14th will be a backup rain date.

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Contact: Pottawattamie Conservation

environmentaleducation@pottcounty-ia.gov

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Hydrant Party!

July 11, 2023

1:30 to 2:30PM

Curtis Street & Ave F

The Council Bluffs Fire Department hosts hydrant parties throughout the summer on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at various locations in Council Bluffs. Join them for some old fashioned summer fun! 

Thanks to Council Bluffs Water Works for providing the water and Centris Federal Credit Union for giving out frozen treats! 

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Treynor Farmer's Market

July 11, 2023

5:00 to 7:00PM

Treynor Community Center Parking Lot

Come over to the Treynor Farmer's Market, where you can shop for local produce from amazing local vendors, enjoy exciting activities, and support our local farmers! More Information

Contact: Kathy Klahn

(712) 355-2855

deputyclerk@cityoftreynor.com

Avoca Main Street Farmers Market

July 12, 2023

5:00 to 7:00PM

N 200 block of Elm Street

Join us on North Elm Street in Avoca every Wednesday evening, June through September, for the Avoca Main Street Farmers Market. 

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Contact: Amber Mohr

(712) 307-0172

mainstreet@cityofavoca.com

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89.7 The River's River Riot

July 12, 2023

6:00 to 11:00PM

Westfair Fairgrounds and Amphitheater

Get ready to rock out at the highly-anticipated River Riot concert! Join us as the popular MonsTour takes the stage, featuring electrifying performances by bands like Falling in Reverse, Ice Nine Kills, Underoath, Catch Your Breath, and The Tale Untold. Don't miss out on this epic event! 

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America's Pub Quiz Trivia Night

July 12, 2023

7:00 to 9:00PM

Maloney's Live

Join us for live trivia every Wednesday from 7 pm-9 pm! Get your free answer at americaspubquiz.com. Prizes for the top 3 teams! Teams can be as big or small as you like. Trivia is general knowledge and includes a variety of categories!

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maloneysbooking@gmail.com

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Music in the Park: Travis the Band (R&B, Soul & Pop)

July 12, 2023

7:00 to 8:00PM

Bayliss Park

Join us again this summer as we partner with Omaha Musicians Association to bring you Music In The Park at Bayliss Park. Every Wednesday from 7-8 PM, bring your lawn chairs, coolers, and dancing shoes for a night of music. This event is free to attend. 

  • July 12 Travis the Band (R&B, Soul & Pop)

  • July 19 Michael Lyon Group (Great American Songbook)

  • July 26 Blue House w/ the Rent to Own Horns (Blues)

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Contact: Box Office

(712) 890-5600

info@paceartsiowa.org

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Walk the Bluffs

July 13, 2023

10:30 to 11:30AM

Lake Manawa Trails

Council Bluffs Community Walking Club is free and open to everyone in our community. As with any new fitness program, please consult with a physician prior to attending and assume full responsibility for any risks, injuries, or damages, known or unknown, that might result from participating in this program. *dates/times subject to change.

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Contact: Carrie Mcdonald

(712) 796-3621

carrie@firstrowfitness.com

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Hydrant Party!

July 13, 2023

1:30 to 2:30PM

Merlin Lane & Redtail Road

The Council Bluffs Fire Department hosts hydrant parties throughout the summer on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. at various locations in Council Bluffs. Join them for some old fashioned summer fun! 

Thanks to Council Bluffs Water Works for providing the water and Centris Federal Credit Union for giving out frozen treats! 

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Farmers Market Council Bluffs

July 13, 2023

4:30 to 7:30PM

Bayliss Park

Shop, eat, and play all summer! Come check out Farmers Market Council Bluffs, now in it’s 14th season! Located in Bayliss Park, the farmers market showcases both seasonal and weekly vendors every Thursday evening from 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm. The farmers market also includes wellness activities and live entertainment. Have kids? Not a problem! Along with plenty to do for the adults, there is a play space to entertain the kids.

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Contact: Lindsey

lindsey@the712initiative.org

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Taco Ride

July 13, 2023

5:00 to 11:00PM

Wabash Trace Nature Trail

The Taco Ride takes place every Thursday evening on the Wabash Trace Nature Trail, from Council Bluffs, Iowa to Mineola, Iowa, and back. The scenic ride is about 20 miles through the Loess Hills and ends with dinner at Tobey Jack's Mineola Steakhouse. 

Note: The Taco Ride is a weekly event. It runs every Thursday evening during most of the year, weather permitting. Visit the Taco Ride website, linked below, for event news. For more information about the ride, visit our blog. 

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746 Needlework Club

July 13, 2023

6:00 to 8:00PM

Council Bluffs Public Library

Knitting, crochet, embroidery - all skill levels welcome! Meet with people who share your interest in needlework; share ideas and help each other! Bring your own supplies or projects to work on. 746 Needlework Club normally meets the second and fourth Thursday each month. It is free and open to the public.

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Contact: Marlys Lien

(712) 323-7553 x5427

mlien@councilbluffslibrary.org

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Comedy Night @ the Orchard

July 13, 2023

7:00 to 9:00PM

Ditmars Orchard & Vineyard

Come out and drink some local adult beverages and enjoy some adult comedy while you're at it! Doors open at 7 pm, and the show starts at 7:30 pm! Tickets- $10 limited seating! Featuring: Megan Malone, Ben Weber, Ethan Abramson, and Don Seager. 

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Contact: Ashley Stange

(712) 355-1189

Info@ditmarsorchard.com

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Legion Riders Post 2 Golf Tournament

July 14, 2023

11:30AM

Council Bluffs Country Club

Funds raised will be used to fund programming for local veterans and their families. The format will be a four-person scramble with fun games, Mulligans, and of course, some great pin prizes! The fee is $300 per team. Check-in is from 11:30 to 12:30. Tee off at 1:00. Lunch is provided before Tee off.

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Contact: Tony Luneke

(402) 957-0199

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Recreation On-The-Move (Yard Games & Big Blue Blocks!)

July 14, 2023

1:00 to 3:00PM

Valley View Park

Join us for gaga ball, yard games, and the big blue blocks at this Recreation On-The-Move! Recreation On-The-Move is a free drop-in program with fun, pop-up recreational programming throughout the parks of Council Bluffs. The activities are designed for kids to attend with friends, parents, or caregivers and will feature a different theme with related games and activities. Questions? Contact our Parks and Recreation Department (712) 890-5291

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Contact: Parks and Recreation

(712) 890-5291

dbettmann@councilbluffs-ia.gov

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The 100 Block Story

July 14, 2023

6:00PM

Barley's Bar

This is a limited seating first time event so please reach out to Jessica Duncan to get registered before we are sold out. This evening will include the story of Team Poppy's connection to the 100 Block, memories of the 100 Block that shouldn't be forgotten, Most Dapper and Stylish award, a DELICIOUS meal from Barley's, drinks, dessert, snacks, prizes and live music. 100% of the proceeds will benefit the Council Bluffs Walk to End Alzheimer's 9.23.23 at IWCC and you can find out more at act.alz.org/cbwalk. Special thank you to the Mahoney family who sponsored this wonderful meal in memory of Ron, Team Poppy with Team Captain Jill Hermsen and the team/family at Barley's for making this happen! #EndAlz

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Contact: Jessica Duncan

(515) 325-5287

Jsduncan@alz.org

 

Wine Yoga

July 14, 2023

6:00 to 7:00PM

The Feel Good Factory

Join us for some yoga, wine & social time. Snacks, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages are available. Mats are available but feel free to bring your own. All fitness levels are welcome! Open to the Public. This event is held on the 2nd Friday of every month!

TFGF Members - Free
Non-Members - $10 drop-in

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Contact: Michelle Salerno

(402) 680-2964

tfgfactory@gmail.com

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PACE | Paint & Sip

July 14, 2023

6:30 to 8:30PM

Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center

Join us for another exciting and creative paint & sip class taught by Kathy Fiscuss. **Free Drink Included*** Members $20 | Non-Members $25. Ages 21+

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Contact: Box Office

(712) 890-5600

info@paceartsiowa.org

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PACE | Your Childhood Nostalgia Trivia

July 14, 2023

7:00PM

Hoff Family Arts & Culture Center

Were you ever a kid? Did you enjoy the 70s, 80s, or 90s? To celebrate the theme of PACE Interactive, we are taking a look back at our own childhoods! During Trivia Night: Your Childhood Nostalgia, we will look at all things children's toys, movies, and media!

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Contact: Box Office

(712) 890-5600

info@paceartsiowa.org

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Friday Night Lights

July 14, 2023

8:00 to 10:30PM

The Hub Trampoline Park

This is a great night for families! Come down together and enjoy our Friday nights as we transform The Hub into a night of cosmic fun! 

 All ages are welcome! From 8:00- 10:30 pm!

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Contact: The Hub

(712) 310-2090

thehubflyzone@gmail.com

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Stir Concert Cove Presents: Ice Cube

July 14, 2023

8:00 to 11:45PM

Stir Concert Cove

Ice Cube is an award-winning musician, actor, director, producer, civil rights leader, and CEO, and co-founder of the BIG3 professional 3-on-3 basketball league. After leaving NWA group at the peak of its popularity to pursue one of the most successful careers in music history. 

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Cheers to 4 Years at Full Fledged Brewing Co.

July 15, 2023

12:00 to 11:00PM

Full Fledged Brewing Co.

Join us for our 4th Anniversary Celebration! 4 new/small batch beers dropping; new merch releases and giveaways; 3 kids lobster roll food truck; outdoor games, silent disco and outdoor live music by the Barry Boyce Band who has never performed here before! They play a variety of ethnic music featuring old-time German, Czech and Polish polkas and waltzes with English lyrics as well as a variety of fox-trots. 

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Tristan's Trails 2nd Annual 5K Run

July 15, 2023

8:00AM

Vision Treynor Group Area

Join us for a 5K Run / 1-Mile Walk on Saturday, July 15th. The start and end zone will be located at the future home of Tristan's Trailhead/Trail Tristan's Trail is located on The Treynor "T" property at 6 Zion Drive in Treynor, Iowa. This event will benefit Tristan's Trail.

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Contact: Michael L. Holton - www.cityoftreynor.com

(402) 640-6454

ichaelh@cityoftreynor.com

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River City Farmers Market

July 15, 2023

9:00AM to 12:00PM

YMCA Healthy Living Center parking lot

The River City Farmers Market is a family-friendly farm market that sells vegetables, baked goods, Tupperware, plus so much more. We have fresh in-season vegetables available each week, along with fresh baked breads and goodies. Honey, popcorn, jelly, BBQ sauce, dressings, salsas, mustards, plants including herbs and succulents, and hydroponic tomatoes.

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Contact: Donna Brahms

(402) 677-2460

mbrahms@netins.net

 

Fairview Cemetery Guided Walking Tour

July 15, 2023

10:30AM to 12:00PM

Fairview Cemetery

Nestled in the bluffs overlooking the Missouri River Valley, Fairview Cemetery is home to many Council Bluffs settlers, business entrepreneurs, and a scurry of black squirrels. This tour explores the majesty of this historic memorial garden, the lives of some who rest there, and the art erected to memorialize them. Tickets start at $25.00

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Contact: Shannon Justice

(816) 616-9162

shannon@historywalksnebraska.com

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United Way of the Midlands Community Celebration

July 15, 2023

11:00AM to 2:00PM

River's Edge Pavilion

Come out with your neighbors, family, and friends for one of our 100th-anniversary celebrations and enjoy family-friendly activities, foods, drinks, fun giveaways, a community village, and more! 

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Contact: United Way of the Midlands

(402) 342-8232

events@uwmidlands.org

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Saturday Matinee - Sing

July 15, 2023

2:00 to 4:00PM

Council Bluffs Public Library

Dapper Koala Buster Moon presides over a once-grand theater that has fallen on hard times. An eternal optimist, and a bit of a scoundrel, he loves his theater above all and will do anything to preserve it. Facing the crumbling of his life's ambition, he takes one final chance to restore his fading jewel to its former glory by producing the world's greatest singing competition. Five contestants emerge: a mouse, a timid elephant, a pig, a gorilla and a punk-rock porcupine. PG ~ 2016 ~ 1 hour, 48 minutes Popcorn included!

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Contact: Marlys Lien

(712) 323-7553 x5427

mlien@councilbluffslibrary.org

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Saturday Glow Night

July 15, 2023

9:00PM to 12:00AM

The Hub Trampoline Park

Drop the kids off every other Saturday night as we transform The Hub into nights of cosmic fun! The lights go down, the music goes up, while we fire up lasers, black lights, disco balls, and fog machines. These weekend events include open jump, glow-in-the-dark dodgeball, games, and giveaways! Memberships will be verified upon check-in, $20 entrance fee for members. $25 for a regular ticket

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Contact: The Hub

(712) 310-2090

thehubflyzone@gmail.com

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