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Black Friday 6 private lesson special November 30, 2023
Location Orchestra Iowa School, 119 Third Ave. SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401 Cost $150.00 Organization Orchestra Iowa School Contact Myron McReynolds Email Phone (319) 366-8206 Age Range Intermediate School, Middle School

Orchestra Iowa School is offering a special rate on its 6 private lessons program.

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States’s 4-H Exchange Program December 1, 2023
Cost $3,700-$8,000 Organization States's 4-H Exchange Contact Madeleine Bretey-Smith Email Age Range High School, Middle School

States’ 4-H Summer Outbound programs provide American 4-H youth with the opportunity to travel to foreign countries for a cultural immersion experience.

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Kids Go STEM! December 2, 2023
Time 9:00 AM Location Medical Education and Research Facility 375 Newton Road Iowa City, IA 52242 Cost Free Organization University of Iowa Health Care Contact Hanna Stone Email Phone (319) 335-8886 Age Range Intermediate School, Middle School

Kids Go STEM! is a free, educational program targeted to students in grades 6-8. Students will participate in hands-on medical simulations, experiments, and more to explore careers in STEM, STEM concepts, and health. Students must be accompanied by an adult. Advanced registration required.

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Robert E. Yager Active Learning Award December 8, 2023
Organization The Iowa Children's Museum Contact Madison Christenson Email Phone (319) 625-6255 Age Range Elementary, Elementary, Intermediate, Middle Schools, Intermediate School, Middle School

The Robert E. Yager Active Learning Award honors outstanding educators who foster an active learning environment in their classroom and create opportunities for students to imagine, create, discover, and explore.

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Winter Wonderland December 9, 2023
Time 1:30 PM Location 1340 11th St NW Cost $5.00 Enroll By 12/08/2023 Organization Cedar Rapids Parks & Recreation Contact Cameaka Swift Email Phone (319) 286-5566 Age Range Elementary, Intermediate School

Northwest Recreation Center will be hosting a Winter Wonderland event for children ages 3 thru 10. The event will have Crafts, Games, Activities and Treats for the whole family.

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Leap Into Confidence – Jr High Girls Workshop December 16, 2023
Time 11:00 AM Location Marion Public Library Cost $78 Enroll By December 12, 2023 Organization Pause for Empowerment Contact Jill Katuin Email Phone (319) 230-3600 Age Range Intermediate School, Middle School

Empower young girls with the transformative "Leap into Confidence" workshop, for grades 5-8. This unique experience on December 16th at Marion Public Library equips participants with essential life skills, boosts confidence, and fosters kindness through a community give-back project.

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