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The Talk: Race in America February 21, 2019
Time 5:30 PM Location Cedar Rapids Public Library Cost Free Enroll By N/A Organization African American Museum of Iowa Contact Jennifer Beall Email jbeall@blackiowa.org Phone (319) 862-2101 Age Range High School

This two-hour documentary is about the increasingly common conversation taking place in homes and communities across the country between parents of color and their children, especially sons, about how to behave if they are ever stopped by the police.

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2019 Iowa Radon Poster Contest March 1, 2019
Organization American Lung Association Contact Samantha Coad Email postercontest@lung.org Age Range Elementary, Middle School

We are once again calling on Iowa citizens ages 9-14 to create a radon poster that will increase public awareness of radon gas and encourage others to test their homes. A committee will select the top five winning posters from throughout the entire state of Iowa to receive awards.

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2019 Iowa Radon Poster Contest March 1, 2019
Organization American Lung Association Email postercontest@lung.org Age Range Middle School

In order to spread the message about radon’s health hazards, the American Lung Association and the Iowa Department of Public Health, in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7 and the Iowa Radon Coalition host the annual statewide Iowa Radon Poster Contest.

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2019 Iowa High School Radon Video Contest March 8, 2019
Organization American Lung Association Age Range High School

The American Lung Association (ALA) and the Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH), in partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Region 7 and the Iowa Radon Coalition developed the Radon Video Contest to raise awareness about the dangers of radon gas. The Surgeon General considers

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Witwer Children’s Therapy Conference April 5, 2019
Time 7:30 AM Location Cedar Rapids Marriott Cost $45.00 Enroll By March 29, 2019 Organization UnityPoint Health - St. Luke's Hospital Witwer Children's Therapy Contact Danica Tiberi Email danica.tiberi@unitypoint.org Phone (319) 369-7856 Age Range Elementary, Middle School

UnityPoint Health® – St. Luke’s Hospital Witwer Children’s Therapy is hosting an upcoming conference aimed at individuals with social problems. Explore the needs of nuance-challenged social communicators who may have diagnoses such as autism levels 1 and 2, ADHD, social anxiety and traits.

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CEO Camp May 24, 2019
Location Kirkwood Regional Center at the University of Iowa Organization Jacobson Institute Contact Grace Carlson Email jacobson-institute@uiowa.edu Age Range Middle School

Upper elementary and middle school students are invited to participate in the Jacobson Institute’s entrepreneurship day camps, held each summer in Iowa. Choose from among four sessions at three locations. Register by March 22, 2019, for the early bird discount!

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Future CEO Camps June 17, 2019
Time 8:30 AM Location Hills Banka and Trust Company Cost $250 Enroll By May 24, 2019 Organization Jacobson Institute Contact Jacobson Institute Email jacobson-institute@uiowa.edu Phone (319) 335-2204 Age Range Elementary, Middle School

Jacobson Institute annual summer camps are back! This camp is for students going into 5 - 8 grade. They will spend the week learning all about business while creating their own business. Campers will sell at NewBo City Market and have a chance to win seed capital.

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ExploreU’19 STEM summer school June 24, 2019
Location Mount Mercy University Cost $60, free for low income Enroll By 6/15/2019 Organization Mount Mercy University Contact Elizabeth Kleiman Email ekleiman@mtmercy.edu Phone (515) 231-7133 Age Range Middle School

ExploreU is an annual one week STEM summer program for middle school girls completing 6th, 7th and 8th grade. The program is designed to help young girls learn math and computer science skills while having fun.

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