Greater Burlington Partnership

Events Calendar

                             

September 2, 2014

Classes & Workshops

September 3, 2014, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Who's got TEAM SPIRIT?! Have fun painting your favorite mascot. Elementary/middle/high school, pro sports team, as long as they have a mascot, we can do it! If possible, please bring with you a print out or photo of your mascot, not the logo. Ages 10-15. Painting size will be 11x14... Read More
Downtown

September 4, 2014, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)

The popular Riverfront Farmers Market offers the best local produce, baked goods, canned goods, plants, and crafts in the region, along with meals and live entertainment from 5-7 PM every Thursday May-September. For more information, call 319-752-6365. Farmers Market is organized by Downtown Partners, Inc. a division of the Greater... Read More
Children & Youth

September 4, 2014, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)

As the weather warms up and the downtown activities start to pick up, the Port of Burlington Welcome Center will provide free kid’s activities from 4:30-6 PM on the first and last Thursday of the month in conjunction with the Riverfront Framers Market. Stop in and enjoy a fun kid’s activity with the Welcome Center team! 

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Downtown

September 5, 2014, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Come downtown for the last Friday Fest of 2014 at the Port of Burlington on September 5 from 5:30 - 8 PM. This Friday Fest is sponsored by Des Moines County Farm Bureau & Burlington Steamboat Days. The beverage sponsor is Fleck Sales with live music by Jive Radio. Kids... Read More
Classes & Workshops

September 9, 2014, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for the SE IA Care Partner Support Group which meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10:30 AM.

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Classes & Workshops

September 9, 2014, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Create a one of a kind cross for your family! Many cross styles to choose from, pick colors that work for you. Find a favorite quote or bible verse to paint on the canvas, if you want! Feel free to bring your own drinks, snacks, friends and lots of laughs.... Read More
Classes & Workshops

September 10, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

The Burlington/West Burlington Area United Way’s Annual General Campaign Kickoff Luncheon will be held Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at 12 PM in the PZAZZ! Conference Center. The General Campaign officially begins with the Kickoff Luncheon and will run through November 30, 2014. For reservations or more information, contact the United... Read More
Downtown

September 11, 2014, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)

The popular Riverfront Farmers Market offers the best local produce, baked goods, canned goods, plants, and crafts in the region, along with meals and live entertainment from 5-7 PM every Thursday May-Septembe

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Young Professionals

September 11, 2014, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Greater Burlington has fascinating businesses, and this is your chance to tour GE’s facility and meet with top company officials, expanding your network on September 11. Two tour times are offered at 5:05 PM and 5:20 PM. This event is Free for YP Members, $15 for non-members. The first event... Read More
Classes & Workshops

September 11, 2014, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Alright ladies, your Pinterest board is tired, exhausted maybe. It's time you stopped pinning and start CREATING! Wanting to update your look, just don't know where to begin? How about an (amazing, unique, hipster, retro, chic, boho) new accessory made by your own pretty little hands? During this class I... Read More
Classes & Workshops

September 12, 2014, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Work with numbers? Then you need to learn Excel 2010. In this seminar, you’ll discover dozens of shortcuts and tricks for setting up fully formatted worksheets quickly and efficiently. You’ll benefit from handson activities covering creating and editing workbooks, modifying worksheets, using functions, formatting worksheets, creating charts, and managing large... Read More
Food & Cooking

September 13, 2014, 3:00 PM - 11:00 PM (CST)

Burlington's own end of summer blues bash is back! We've brought back some of the best of last years blues, brews and barbecue and have added some of today's most sought after artists and amazing guitar driven blues. Blues enthusiasts will experience New London's own East of Omaha at 3... Read More
Entertainment

September 13, 2014, 7:00 PM - 10:30 PM (CST)

Come listen to the music of Kelly McGuire and Mark Mulligan as they performs to an intimate crowd at a very unique venue- "The Tiki Barn". Open to all South East Iowa Parrot Head members and prospective members. BYOB
Festival & Fairs

September 14, 2014, 6:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

The Southeast Iowa Pigeon Club Buy, Sell & Trade Days takes place at the Southeastern Community College Fairgrounds.
Classes & Workshops

September 14, 2014, 6:30 PM - 9:30 PM

This years POPS Concert theme is "Play It Again Sam" featuring David Sharp, saxophone at the Memorial Auditorium. Dinner begins at 6:30 PM; Concert begins at 7:30 PM. Reservations for the dinner/concert can be made by contacting Georgette Allen - 319-752-4266 or lavendarlace18@me.com. Balcony seats for concert only are available... Read More
Classes & Workshops

September 16, 2014, 6:00 PM - October 7, 2014, 8:00 PM (CST)

Learn How to Thrive In Retirement with Proven Techniques to Secure Your Lifestyle. Retired or getting close to retiring? This course teaches fundamental principles to help your money last. Learn to better manage and control your investments, get information on basic tax reduction strategies, increase your monthly income while protecting... Read More
Classes & Workshops

September 16, 2014, 7:00 PM - October 7, 2014, 9:30 PM

High relevant for digital or film users, this four session course is an overview of basics and a set of challenges for more-experienced photographers. Topics include composition, lighting, and technical camera settings. The course format relies on specific assignments and kindly in-class critiques. Each student MUST BRING A CAMERA WITH... Read More
Health

September 17, 2014, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

Sign up to donate and save up to 4 lives with each donation! Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center supplies 100% of the blood products to Great River Medical Center and more! To donate, contact Kelli Carlson at 319-753-2265 ext. 511, or visit bloodcenterimpact.org.
Health

September 17, 2014, 12:30 PM - 5:30 PM (CST)

Sign up to donate and save up to 4 lives with each donation! Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center supplies 100% of the blood products to Great River Medical Center and more! To donate, contact MVRBC at 800-747-5401 ext. 128, or visit bloodcenterimpact.org.
Health

September 18, 2014, 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM (CST)

Sign up to donate and save up to 4 lives with each donation! Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center supplies 100% of the blood products to Great River Medical Center and more! To donate, contact Stephanie Nagrocki at 319-753-9168, or visit bloodcenterimpact.org.
Classes & Workshops

September 18, 2014, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

In today’s digital age, privacy issues are all around us on a daily basis. This training addresses privacy issues in the context of employment, including use of internet, email, and texting for work purposes whether on company- or employee-owned equipment.

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Downtown

September 18, 2014, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

The Riverfront Farmers Market wraps up its regular Thursday evening season at the Port of Burlington on September 11 from 5 to 7 PM. However, it will be followed by a special market in the 400 and 500 blocks of Jefferson Street on September 18. It’s a great place to... Read More
Classes & Workshops

September 19, 2014, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM (CST)

Learn the secrets behind writing mathematical formulas and functions to calculate values such as sum, average, maximum and minimum. Discover how to use absolute and relative cell references. Discover dozens of shortcuts and tricks. Learn the best way to sort and analyze data, create custom charts and graphs. Basic understanding... Read More
Downtown

September 19, 2014, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)

Cruise up and down Jefferson St. or come down to watch! 

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Greater Burlington Partnership

September 20, 2014, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

The Greater Burlington Partnership, along with media partners The Hawk Eye and KWQC TV-6 News, will play host to the September 20 debate with Governor Terry Branstad (R) and Senator Jack Hatch (D). The debate starts at 7 PM, and the one hour discussion will focus on economic prosperity and... Read More
Classes & Workshops

September 23, 2014, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM (CST)

The Early Stage Support Group for Southeast Iowa is a special group for those in the early stages of Alzheimer's or dementia. The group meets on the 4th Tuesday of each month at 10:30 AM. RSVP is required for first time attendees. Meetings are held at the Alzheimer's Association Office... Read More
Health

September 25, 2014, 2:30 PM - 6:00 PM (CST)

Sign up to donate and save up to 4 lives with each donation! Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center supplies 100% of the blood products to Great River Medical Center and more! To donate, contact Mrs. VanWinkle at 319-753-6363, or visit bloodcenterimpact.org.
Downtown

September 26, 2014, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)

Sip, Taste & Stroll: An Evening of Wine, Beer, and Food Samples Did you miss the opportunity to participate in the Spring Wine & Beer Walk? Here is your last opportunity for 2014!

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Entertainment

September 26, 2014, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

This play is a hilarious farce about mistaken identities and the IRS. Visit playersworkshoptheater.com.
Sports & Outdoors

September 27, 2014, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

The Garrett's Path 5K is to honor 10 year old Garrett M. Brockway for his life saving gifts after his tragic passing. Proceeds from the event will be used to create awareness for organ donation and to help with children's academic and athletics in the area. This is a chipped... Read More
Young Professionals

September 27, 2014, 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

You’ll want to keep this Saturday open! Join us at as we watch the Hawkeyes take on Purdue in West Lafayette. The big screen and the Bloody Mary bar will be ready to go at 10 am. You can bring your own supplies and grill out yourself or taste some... Read More
Entertainment

September 27, 2014, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

This play is a hilarious farce about mistaken identities and the IRS. Visit playersworkshoptheater.com.
Entertainment

September 28, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

This play is a hilarious farce about mistaken identities and the IRS. Visit playersworkshoptheater.com.
Health

September 30, 2014, 11:30 AM - 2:30 PM (CST)

Sign up to donate and save up to 4 lives with each donation! Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center supplies 100% of the blood products to Great River Medical Center and more! To donate, contact MVRBC at 800-747-5401 ext. 1281, or visit bloodcenterimpact.org.
Greater Burlington Partnership

September 30, 2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Partnership Launches Redesigned Website - Come Learn All About It! Chamber of Commerce members are invited to attend this month’s “Be A Marketing Ninja,” with Brenda Wischmeier, Director of Marketing, at the Greater Burlington Partnership who will be presenting the Partnership’s redesigned website. “I’m excited about how our members will... Read More
Health

September 30, 2014, 1:30 PM - 5:00 PM (CST)

Sign up to donate and save up to 4 lives with each donation! Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center supplies 100% of the blood products to Great River Medical Center and more! To donate, contact Jaime DuQuite at 319-470-7804, or visit bloodcenterimpact.org.
Classes & Workshops

September 30, 2014, 6:00 PM - October 28, 2014, 9:00 PM (CST)

Stop being afraid! Adobe Photoshop is for pros and amateurs alike. Get started creating images for print and web. Learn Photoshop’s basic tools and features to create, retouch and save photos via handson lessons. Course designed for those who want to learn how to use Photoshop for work or who... Read More
Entertainment

October 2, 2014, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

This play is a hilarious farce about mistaken identities and the IRS. Visit playersworkshoptheater.com.
Greater Burlington Partnership

October 3, 2014, 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

Meet Guest Speaker Chad Pregracke from Living Lands & Water Keynote speaker Chad Pregracke grew up on the Mississippi River near East Moline, IL, the son of educators and river enthusiasts. Chad and his older brother spent the majority of their time on, in and around the Mississippi and Illinois... Read More
Entertainment

October 3, 2014, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

This play is a hilarious farce about mistaken identities and the IRS. Visit playersworkshoptheater.com.
Entertainment

October 4, 2014, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

This play is a hilarious farce about mistaken identities and the IRS. Visit playersworkshoptheater.com.
Entertainment

October 5, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

This play is a hilarious farce about mistaken identities and the IRS. Visit playersworkshoptheater.com.
Sports & Outdoors

October 11, 2014, 8:15 AM - 10:00 AM (CST)

The Creepy Crawl 5K is a fun Run/Walk that raises funds for schools in Southeast Iowa through Project: Crayon. It also features a Kids Monster Mile which is a mile long race just for kids 11 and under. This year we will have some special guests joining us for the... Read More
Entertainment

October 11, 2014, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM (CST)

Twelve local artists will depict different pieces of art (paintings, sculpture, etc.) in a floral design. Patrons will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite. The event will also include music, food, beverages, silent auction and door prizes. Floral designs will also be available to the highest bidder. Tickets:... Read More
Entertainment

October 12, 2014, 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

Twelve local artists will depict different pieces of art (paintings, sculpture, etc.) in a floral design. Patrons will have the opportunity to vote for their favorite. The event will also include music, food, beverages, silent auction and door prizes. Floral designs will also be available to the highest bidder. Tickets:... Read More
Classes & Workshops

October 14, 2014, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for the SE IA Care Partner Support Group which meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10:30 AM.

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Downtown

October 17, 2014, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (CST)

Cruise up and down Jefferson St. or come down to watch! 

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Classes & Workshops

October 28, 2014, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM (CST)

This group combines education and support to enhance understanding of and coping with the illness. 

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Classes & Workshops

November 11, 2014, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Join us for the SE IA Care Partner Support Group which meets the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 10:30 AM.

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Classes & Workshops

November 25, 2014, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM (CST)

This group combines education and support to enhance understanding of and coping with the illness. 

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Entertainment

December 5, 2014, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

This musical brings alive the spirit of a bygone era by depicting the live radio broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on Dec. 21, 1942. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

December 6, 2014, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

This musical brings alive the spirit of a bygone era by depicting the live radio broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on Dec. 21, 1942. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

December 7, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

This musical brings alive the spirit of a bygone era by depicting the live radio broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on Dec. 21, 1942. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

December 11, 2014, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

This musical brings alive the spirit of a bygone era by depicting the live radio broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on Dec. 21, 1942. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

December 12, 2014, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

This musical brings alive the spirit of a bygone era by depicting the live radio broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on Dec. 21, 1942. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

December 13, 2014, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

This musical brings alive the spirit of a bygone era by depicting the live radio broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on Dec. 21, 1942. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

December 14, 2014, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

This musical brings alive the spirit of a bygone era by depicting the live radio broadcast of the Mutual Manhattan Variety Cavalcade on Dec. 21, 1942. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Sports & Outdoors

January 24, 2015, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM (CST)

Learn about bald eagles during a short program at the Welcome Center, then head to Lock and Dam 18 to help count eagles. Be sure to dress warm! Visit dmcconservation.com.
Entertainment

February 20, 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

This classic courtroom drama by Ayn Rand gives the audience a chance to participate as members of the jury. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

February 21, 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

This classic courtroom drama by Ayn Rand gives the audience a chance to participate as members of the jury. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

February 22, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

This classic courtroom drama by Ayn Rand gives the audience a chance to participate as members of the jury. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

February 26, 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

This classic courtroom drama by Ayn Rand gives the audience a chance to participate as members of the jury. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

February 27, 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

This classic courtroom drama by Ayn Rand gives the audience a chance to participate as members of the jury. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

February 28, 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

This classic courtroom drama by Ayn Rand gives the audience a chance to participate as members of the jury. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

March 1, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

This classic courtroom drama by Ayn Rand gives the audience a chance to participate as members of the jury. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

May 1, 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

A Ray Cooney farce where the lead character is caught in a trap of his own making and which will have you laughing from start to finish. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

May 2, 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

A Ray Cooney farce where the lead character is caught in a trap of his own making and which will have you laughing from start to finish. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

May 3, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

A Ray Cooney farce where the lead character is caught in a trap of his own making and which will have you laughing from start to finish. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

May 7, 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

A Ray Cooney farce where the lead character is caught in a trap of his own making and which will have you laughing from start to finish. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

May 8, 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

A Ray Cooney farce where the lead character is caught in a trap of his own making and which will have you laughing from start to finish. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

May 9, 2015, 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM (CST)

A Ray Cooney farce where the lead character is caught in a trap of his own making and which will have you laughing from start to finish. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

May 10, 2015, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM (CST)

A Ray Cooney farce where the lead character is caught in a trap of his own making and which will have you laughing from start to finish. Visit playersworkshop.org.
Entertainment

June 7, 2015, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

The Burlington Municipal Band presents concerts weekly on Sunday evenings from June through mid August. The concerts are free and family-friendly, often including selections that appeal to kids as well as to adults. Benches are provided but audience members often bring lawn chairs or blankets. Visit muniband.org.
Entertainment

June 14, 2015, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

The Burlington Municipal Band presents concerts weekly on Sunday evenings from June through mid August. The concerts are free and family-friendly, often including selections that appeal to kids as well as to adults. Benches are provided but audience members often bring lawn chairs or blankets. Visit muniband.org.
Entertainment

June 21, 2015, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

The Burlington Municipal Band presents concerts weekly on Sunday evenings from June through mid August. The concerts are free and family-friendly, often including selections that appeal to kids as well as to adults. Benches are provided but audience members often bring lawn chairs or blankets. Visit muniband.org.
Entertainment

June 28, 2015, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

The Burlington Municipal Band presents concerts weekly on Sunday evenings from June through mid August. The concerts are free and family-friendly, often including selections that appeal to kids as well as to adults. Benches are provided but audience members often bring lawn chairs or blankets. Visit muniband.org.
Entertainment

July 5, 2015, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

The Burlington Municipal Band presents concerts weekly on Sunday evenings from June through mid August. The concerts are free and family-friendly, often including selections that appeal to kids as well as to adults. Benches are provided but audience members often bring lawn chairs or blankets. Visit muniband.org.
Entertainment

July 12, 2015, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

The Burlington Municipal Band presents concerts weekly on Sunday evenings from June through mid August. The concerts are free and family-friendly, often including selections that appeal to kids as well as to adults. Benches are provided but audience members often bring lawn chairs or blankets. Visit muniband.org.
Entertainment

July 19, 2015, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

The Burlington Municipal Band presents concerts weekly on Sunday evenings from June through mid August. The concerts are free and family-friendly, often including selections that appeal to kids as well as to adults. Benches are provided but audience members often bring lawn chairs or blankets. Visit muniband.org.
Entertainment

July 26, 2015, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

The Burlington Municipal Band presents concerts weekly on Sunday evenings from June through mid August. The concerts are free and family-friendly, often including selections that appeal to kids as well as to adults. Benches are provided but audience members often bring lawn chairs or blankets. Visit muniband.org.
Entertainment

August 2, 2015, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

The Burlington Municipal Band presents concerts weekly on Sunday evenings from June through mid August. The concerts are free and family-friendly, often including selections that appeal to kids as well as to adults. Benches are provided but audience members often bring lawn chairs or blankets. Visit muniband.org.
Entertainment

August 9, 2015, 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM (CST)

The Burlington Municipal Band presents concerts weekly on Sunday evenings from June through mid August. The concerts are free and family-friendly, often including selections that appeal to kids as well as to adults. Benches are provided but audience members often bring lawn chairs or blankets. Visit muniband.org.
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