PLEASE NOTE: Current public health measures may affect these events. Please visit the organizations’ website or Facebook pages for updated information.
“Drives for Lives” - Cedar Valley Humane Society - Aug 12, 2021
Charity golf tourney held at Hunters Ridge Golf Course.
“Courage Ride” - Seth A Bailey Courage Group - Aug 14, 2021
Courage Ride is a charity bike ride, whose sole purpose is to generate seed grant funding for sarcoma cancer research advancements at the University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center. The ride, held in-person and virtually, attracts between 500-600 participants. The in-person ride features a variety of route options in the Amish countryside south of Iowa City, in and around the Kalona area. Courage Ride has raised over $660,000 for Sarcoma Cancer Research over the past 16 years. Sarcoma is a rare form of soft tissue and bone cancer with over 150 subtypes. Thousands of adults and children are diagnosed year and many die from this rare disease. The University of Iowa Sarcoma Research program is a global leader in Sarcoma research.
“Fire Bowl” - Cedar Rapids Firefighters Foundation - Aug 14th
6-on-6 Sand Volleyball Tourney at Volley’s on Blairs Ferry Road. Cedar Rapids.
Dogs 4 Dystonia - Dystonia Medical Research Foundation - Aug 28th
This event brings awareness of dystonia to the
community, while raising funds for the Dystonia
Medical Research foundation so they can continue
working on finding a cure for ALL types of Dystonia.
At this event, people bring their dogs to Thomas Park
and walk around the park, then returns for a morning
full of fun with dog demonstrations, dog costume
medieval dog costume contest, Silent
Auction and Raffle with vendors.
Part of this event will be done virtual for any person
that wants to participate in the events that will be held
physically at Thomas Park in Marion.