The Iowa City Downtown District presents the Giving Book, a collaboration between ICDD and the UI Community Credit Union. The Giving Book outlines items available throughout downtown Iowa City Saturday, November 30 (Small Busniess Saturday) through Sunday, December 8. The purchase of these items will generate giving to United Way twice--once through the individual merchant gift and a match, up to $5,000, from the UICCU.
At Beadology Iowa, donations will go to the Domestic Violence Intervention Program, DVIP. 20% of all gift certificates purchased and $1 for each mood ring will go to DVIP services.
During this same time period, a new fun program, Find Elfie, will take place. Find Elfie in 10 of the 23 participating stores and you are eligble to win prizes.
On Friday, December 6 from 5-8 pm, there will be a downtown snowflake walk, luminaris, kids activitiees at the Rec Center ($7 advance registration or $10 walk-in/child includes pizza), caroling, and stores will be open until 7pm.
Saturday, December 6, the downtown will particpate in Summer of the Arts' Celebrate the Seasons, with special gifts at open houses at participating stores, Santa and kids crafts at Old Capital Mall, horse carriage rides, and most importantly FREE PARKING in the downtown parking facilities. Beadology Iowa will offer a free pack of beads with a purchase while supplie last.
Its a busy and fun time of year. Join in!