Events

StoryWalk®

Date and Time: 04/30/2021 from The entire month of April during regular business hours

Cost: Free

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Description: To promote reading and exercise, the StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT. It was developed in collaboration with the Vermont Bicycle & Pedestrian Coalition and the Kellogg Hubbard Library.

For the month of April, kids and families are invited to take a walk through Downtown and the Northside neighborhoods as they read pages from a book displayed in shop windows. For the safety of kids and attendees, the event can be enjoyed outside in the open air. To start the walk, kids and families can pick up the official map at ICPL and follow the marked path from store to store to read the book.

Mother’s Day Open House

Date and Time: 05/01/2021 from 11am-5pm

Cost: Free

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Description: Celebrate Mother’s Day as part of the Iowa City Downtown District’s Retail Open House.  Come in for finished jewelry or make Mom something with your own hands.  10% of the day’s proceeds will go to the Domestic Violence Intervention Program (DVIP).

Voices of the Stones Trunk Show

Date and Time: 05/08/2021 from 10AM to 6PM

Cost: FREE

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Description: Join Carole and Mary from New York for a Voices of the Stones trunk show. The Bead Lab will be full of stones/gems (raw to delicate and everything in between), pearls, metals, and glass. Come to touch, explore, learn, and take home.

COVID protocols will be in place--wearing a mask that covers your nose and mouth, washing hands upon entering the store, keeping a distance at the show, and a capacity limit of 6 patrons at a time.

Voices of the Stones will be here Sat. and Sun. that weekend.

Voices of the Stones Trunk Show

Date and Time: 05/09/2021 from noon-5pm

Cost: Free

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Description: Join Carole and Mary from New York for a Voices of the Stones trunk show. The Bead Lab will be full of stones/gems (raw to delicate and everything in between), pearls, metals, and glass. Come to touch, explore, learn, and take home.

Voices of the Stones will be here Sat. and Sun. that weekend.

COVID protocols will be in place--wearing a mask that covers your nose and mouth, washing hands upon entering the store, keeping a distance at the show, and a capacity limit of 6 patrons at a time.

Summer Shop Crawl

Date and Time: 05/22/2021 from regular business hours

Cost: Ticketed event through the Iowa City Downtown District

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Description: Have a ticket? Get a lovely mug, fill it with something delicious at the check-in point, get your map, and start shopping the specials at a variety of downtown venues. At Beadology Iowa, 10% of the day’s proceeds will go to the Emma Goldman Clinic.