Events

Monday July 21st, 2014 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Tuesday July 22nd, 2014 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Wednesday July 23rd, 2014 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Thursday July 24th, 2014 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Friday July 25th, 2014 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM

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Cedar Rapids Art Camp for Kids!

 

Do you have a young artist looking for an opportunity to expand their creative horizons this summer?  Register them now for our Cedar Rapids Art Camp - Under the Sea at Shores Event Center during the week of July 21-25, 2014 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.

Under the Sea Art Camp at Shores Event CenterThe theme for this summer kids camp is Under the Sea and every day will feature a new medium and ideas for kids to express themselves.  Participants will make 4 different projects from clay to chalk, acrylic painting to collage and everything in between to explore life under the sea.  On Friday, students will have an art show and share their creations with friends and family from 10am – 11am.  A healthy snack will be provided each day.  This is a great summer kids camp opportunity!

About the Summer Art Camp Instructor

Kristie Yoder will be the instructor for this summer kids camp.  Kristie has been teaching art for 25 years in the classroom as well as special classes for the Cedar Rapids Art Museum and Amana Arts Guild.  She truly believes that art can be the healthiest form of expression for kids and needs to be an important part of each day.

Class Dates:  July 21-25, 2014
Class Times:  9:00am – 11:00am
Participants:  Ages 9-13
Registration Deadline:  Monday, July 14, 2014
Registration Fee:  $150.00/participant
Pre-payment is required.  Register online or call 319.775.5367.

Unfortunately, due to low registrations, this camp has been canceled. Please visit our Events page for a complete listing of future classes.

Posted by SEC on June 30, 2014

Thursday July 24th, 2014 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Backyard Summertime Party at Shores Event CenterSay it’s so…summer is finally here! This means warm-weather entertaining is upon us. Not sure where to start? Let Hy-Vee food expert, Linda Ashley, guide you through the perfect summer menu in this appetizers and mixed drinks class. You’ll learn how to entertain your friends in style with delicious, sophisticated and easy appetizers while American wine & spirits expert, Brittany Kreft, will show you how to make perfectly paired, trendy mixed drinks for you to sample. Get ready to taste your way through this class and leave with your next party menu planned!

On the Menu

  • Six-Layer Greek Dip with Pita Chips paired with 10 Cane Rum Mojito
  • Fruity Chicken Salad in Wonton Cups paired with Smirnoff Sorbet Light Raspberry Pomegranate, Cranberry & Cream
  • Toasted Crostini with Fresh Tomato, Mozzarella and Basil paired with Pink Grapefruit Moscow Mule
  • Fresh Peach Tarts topped with Caramel Ice Cream paired with Caramel Candy Apple

Participants will leave with recipes that they can use to re-create their own backyard summertime party.

Extra Bonus:  Each participant will receive 10% off their next Hy-Vee purchase!

Class Date:  Thursday, July 24, 2014
Class Time:  6:00pm – 7:30pm
Registration Deadline:  Tuesday, July 22, 2014
Registration Fee:  $25.00/participant
Pre-payment is required.  Register online or call 319.775.5367.




Posted by SEC on June 13, 2014

Friday July 25th, 2014 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Cork and Canvas July at Shores Event CenterIt’s time to paint and party at Shores Event Center! Our painting classes can unleash your inner Picasso with a relaxing and fun-filled evening of art and laughter. You bring your friends to this month’s Cork and Canvas and we will provide the instruction, supplies, and snacks.

Drinks are available for purchase.

Registration Cost:  $35.00/participant
Registration Deadline: 
July 23, 2014
Class Date: 
Friday, July 25, 2014
Class Time: 
7:00pm – 10:00pm (Happy hour from 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
Pre-payment
is required.  Register online or call 319.775.5367.




Posted by SEC on May 20, 2014

Friday August 1st, 2014 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM

Peace poleJoin local outsider artist Megan Froelich, from Off The Beadin’ Path Studio in creating a Peace Pole for your garden! You will create a one of a kind “peace” of art that will add color and beauty to your backyard and you will be joining a worldwide movement channeling Peace on Earth. Wear your grubs and bring your imagination and a smile for a peaceful night of fun!

All supplies will be provided.  Just remember to leave some room in your car to take your Peace Pole home with you!

All net proceeds will be donated to the Henry Davidson Youth Center in Cedar Rapids.HD Youth Logo

 

 

Drinks will be available for purchase and cupcakes will be provided by Sugar and Grace Bakery.

Registration Cost: $40.00/ participant
Registration Deadline: July 29th, 2014
Class Date: Friday, August 1st, 2014
Class Time: 6:30pm – 10:00pm (cocktail hour from 5:30pm to 6:30pm)
Pre-payment is required.  Register online or call (319) 775-5367
Note: class size is limited to 25 people




Posted by SEC on July 24, 2014

Wednesday August 13th, 2014 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

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Join us once a month for our Yoga and Wine class. Our guest instructor for the evening, Denise Bandel from Verbena MassageSpa & TeaBar, a certified massage therapist and yoga instructor, will lead the group through a 45-minute relaxation yoga session.  We follow this with a social glass of wine to enhance the relaxation.

Abilities of all levels are welcome.  Both from a yoga AND wine drinking perspective.  Bring your yoga mat and we will take care of the rest!

Learn the benefits of yoga and how it changes your body, starting the first day you begin!

Registration Fee:  $10.00/class or $40.00 for a group of five.  Pre-payment is encouraged, register online.  Walk-ins are welcome.
Class Time:  5:30pm – 7:00pm
Class Date:  Wednesday August 13th, 2014


Yoga Participants



Posted by SEC on July 24, 2014

Friday August 29th, 2014 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Cork  &Canvas AugustIt’s time to paint and party at Shores Event Center! Our painting classes can unleash your inner Picasso with a relaxing and fun-filled evening of art and laughter. You bring your friends to this month’s Cork and Canvas and we will provide the instruction, supplies, and snacks.  

Drinks are available for purchase.

Registration Cost: $35.00/participant
Registration Deadline: August 27th , 2014
Class Date: Friday, August 29th, 2014
Class Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm (Happy hour from 6:00pm – 7:00pm)
Pre-payment is required. Register online or call 319.775.5367.





Posted by SEC on July 24, 2014

Wednesday September 10th, 2014 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

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Join us once a month for our Yoga and Wine class. Our guest instructor for the evening, Jessie Otter, a certified massage therapist and yoga instructor, will lead the group through a 45-minute relaxation yoga session.  We follow this with a social glass of wine to enhance the relaxation.

Abilities of all levels are welcome.  Both from a yoga AND wine drinking perspective.  Bring your yoga mat and we will take care of the rest!

Learn the benefits of yoga and how it changes your body, starting the first day you begin!

Registration Fee:  $10.00/class or $40.00 for a group of five.  Pre-payment is encouraged, register online.  Walk-ins are welcome.
Class Time:  5:30pm – 7:00pm
Class Date:  Wednesday September 10th , 2014


Yoga Participants




Posted by SEC on July 24, 2014

Thursday September 25th, 2014 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM

We like to mix drinks with our mixed-media art! We hope you do too!

(Not sure what mixed-media art means?  Think cut-outs, paints, paper, and more!  Just like grade school–only cooler!)

Join local artist, Russ Fagle, for an evening of fun and creative collage-making. We provide everything you need to make your collage your own–old magazines, pages from books, stamps, paint, and more! All you need to do is bring your friends and we will supply the fun and snacks!

Drinks available for purchase.

Registration Cost: $35.00/participant
Registration Deadline:  September 23, 2014
Class Date:  Thursday, September 25, 2014
Class Time:  6:30pm – 9:30pm (Happy hour from 5:30pm -6:30pm)
Pre-payment is required.  Register online or call 319.775.5367.




Posted by SEC on June 7, 2014

Wednesday October 8th, 2014 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM

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Join us once a month for our Yoga and Wine class. Our guest instructor for the evening, Jessie Otter, a certified massage therapist and yoga instructor, will lead the group through a 45-minute relaxation yoga session.  We follow this with a social glass of wine to enhance the relaxation.

Abilities of all levels are welcome.  Both from a yoga AND wine drinking perspective.  Bring your yoga mat and we will take care of the rest!

Learn the benefits of yoga and how it changes your body, starting the first day you begin!

Registration Fee:  $10.00/class or $40.00 for a group of five.  Pre-payment is encouraged, register online.  Walk-ins are welcome.
Class Time:  5:30pm – 7:00pm
Class Date:  Wednesday October 8th, 2014


Yoga Participants




Posted by SEC on July 24, 2014

Friday October 10th, 2014 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

The local food movement is growing and for one evening at Shores Event Center, it is going to get fancy!  Join us for the evening and experience exquisite local and organic foods prepared by producers, restaurants, and chefs from across the state of Iowa. Authentic food will be provided by Kalona SuperNatural, Scratch Cupcakery, Wilson’s Apple Orchard, Marion Hy-Vee, Morgan Creek Farm and Market, and more!

A fancy night out on the town has to include a little acoustic guitar and tea-infused mixed drinks provided by Verbena MassageSpa & TeaBar.  Make it a date night!  You will love it!

Attend the Pre-Gala for an opportunity to learn more about local food producers and manufacturers. Final Pre-Gala sessions to be announced at a later date.

Are you interested in being a vendor at the Gourmet Foods Gala?  If so, visit Kalona SuperNatural™ for more information.

Event Date: Friday, October 10, 2014
Event Time: Pre-Gala 5:00pm, Gourmet Foods Gala: 7:00pm – 9:00pm
Registration Fee: $40.00 for Pre-Gala and Gourmet Foods Gala, $25.00 for Gourmet Foods Gala only
Registration Deadline: Wednesday, October 8, 2014
Pre-payment is required.  Register online or call 319.775.5367.



Gourmet Foods Gala



Posted by SEC on July 23, 2014

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