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Wednesday July 1st
Iowa's Own Monuments Man - George Stout Airs 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm, Wednesday July 1st LIVE Iowa's Own Monuments Man: George Stout
Intellectual Freedom Festival Airs 9:00 pm - 9:52 pm, Wednesday July 1st Dreamwell Theatre presents a scene from That Day in September, a play by survivor Artie Van Why in remembrance of those who lost their lives on September 11. A discussion follows the presentation.
International Writing Program Airs 10:00 pm - 11:21 pm, Wednesday July 1st
Thursday July 2nd
Family Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:27 am, Thursday July 2nd Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents. Storytime includes both shorter and longer stories combined with action games and activities. Family Storytime is recommended for all ages, but parents are asked to sit with their younger children.
Family Storytime Airs 6:30 am - 6:53 am, Thursday July 2nd
Family Storytime Airs 6:53 am - 7:25 am, Thursday July 2nd
Book Babies Airs 7:30 am - 7:59 am, Thursday July 2nd Book Babies- Chinese Storytime: with Emily Jia D
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 8:00 am - 9:53 am, Thursday July 2nd Project Green
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:28 am, Thursday July 2nd We'll be whipping up fruit smoothies with Master Gardener and Dietitian Carol Throckmorton and Debbie D. Music, parachute activities, and tasty snacks.
LIVE Caped Crusaders Airs 10:30 am - 11:00 am, Thursday July 2nd LIVE Caped Crusaders: Hometown Heroes
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:00 am - 11:39 am, Thursday July 2nd Come get in the Halloween spirit with the author and illustrator of My Very Silly Monster, Tim Read!
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:39 am - 11:56 am, Thursday July 2nd Preschool Storytime : Mother Goose Fairyland Scavenger Hunt Join Mother Goose and Debra Pughe on a fairyland adventure.
Big Brain Airs 12:00 pm - 12:52 pm, Thursday July 2nd
Glass Art Airs 1:00 pm - 2:36 pm, Thursday July 2nd 07-15-06
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:45 pm, Thursday July 2nd Join us for a fun musical storytime with Deb Singer, followed by stories with Casey
Preschool Storytime Airs 4:00 pm - 4:31 pm, Thursday July 2nd
Preschool Storytime Airs 4:31 pm - 5:03 pm, Thursday July 2nd move to the music and sing along with Preucil School's Lauren Nyberg
Preschool Storytime Airs 5:03 pm - 5:38 pm, Thursday July 2nd Preschool Storytime : Funky Blues Music Jam with Kevin B. F. Burt Get your groove on with Iowa City's Blues Maestro Kevin B. F. Burt.
History For Lunch Airs 6:00 pm - 7:04 pm, Thursday July 2nd Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Irving Weber's Iowa City Airs 7:04 pm - 7:38 pm, Thursday July 2nd
Irving Weber's Iowa City Airs 7:38 pm - 7:56 pm, Thursday July 2nd
Irving Weber's Iowa City Airs 7:56 pm - 8:09 pm, Thursday July 2nd
One of a Kind Airs 10:00 pm - 10:40 pm, Thursday July 2nd
One of a Kind Airs 10:40 pm - 11:12 pm, Thursday July 2nd
Friday July 3rd
Family Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:28 am, Friday July 3rd st
Family Storytime Airs 6:30 am - 6:57 am, Friday July 3rd
Family Storytime Airs 7:00 am - 7:22 am, Friday July 3rd Andrea Flemming
Preschool Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:48 am, Friday July 3rd
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 8:00 am - 9:40 am, Friday July 3rd Mark Zilis, author of "The Hosta Handbook," and 2001 winner of the American Hosta Society Distinguished Service Award, will present his review of hostas in the landscape, the best types of hostas, and the best ways to grow robust, healthy plants. Project Green
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:30 am, Friday July 3rd Will she or won't she see her shadow? It's Groundhog Day with Brad Friedhof of the Johnson County Board of Conservation.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:30 am - 10:57 am, Friday July 3rd Celebrate the traditional Hina Matsuri with Kamishibai storytelling, games, and crafts.
Family Special Airs 11:00 am - 11:30 am, Friday July 3rd Featuring classical music for children played by a wood wind quintet, this concert is one of the Pied Piper Series and co-sponsored by Orchestra Iowa and the Iowa City Public Library.
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:30 am - 11:58 am, Friday July 3rd We'll be whipping up fruit smoothies with Master Gardener and Dietitian Carol Throckmorton and Debbie D. Music, parachute activities, and tasty snacks.
International Authors Airs 12:00 pm - 1:12 pm, Friday July 3rd Today's presenters: Nell Regan (Ireland), Dorothy Tse (Hong Kong), Alexandra Petrova (Russia/Italy) and Ajit Baral (Nepal).
International Authors Airs 1:30 pm - 2:40 pm, Friday July 3rd An old riddle goes: "I belong to you, but you seldom use me yourself. What am I?" The answer is: A name. Names have always served as markers of familial, ethnic, tribal, and national identity. But what happens when an individual chooses to change his or her name? In the west, a woman may assume her husband's surname upon marriage. Joseph Ratzinger becomes Pope Benedict. The musician, Prince, becomes The Artist Formerly Known as Prince, and then: The Artist. What is gained, or lost, when a name becomes a tool for personal expression? Are you known by more than one name? If so, how did you come to acquire or select your "other" name and what purpose does it serve? Speakers: Meena Kandasamy, Hanaa Hijazzi, Kim Do Eon, Efrat Mishori
Summer Reading Program Airs 3:00 pm - 3:46 pm, Friday July 3rd Kids will join our zany scientist to save a Viking ship from a rogue wave; blastoff a rockship; blow up ballons; create a stalagmite; and shoot foam from a water hose. Followed by the official Summer Reading Program grand finale party.
Summer Reading Program Airs 3:46 pm - 4:58 pm, Friday July 3rd Do you know the difference between a butterfly and a moth? a katydid and a walking stick? Kathleen Ziemer of "ButterfliZ of Iowa" brings live butterflies and caterpillars, pass-around specimens, games and stories. She's joined by local kid insect-collectors Jens and Jonah Dancer who share their fascination with everything crawly.
Summer Reading Program Airs 5:00 pm - 5:47 pm, Friday July 3rd Join the musical fun with Euforquestra and kicks up your heels to their rollicking Blue Grass tunes.
One of a Kind Airs 6:00 pm - 6:32 pm, Friday July 3rd
One of a Kind Airs 6:32 pm - 7:06 pm, Friday July 3rd Ellen Buchanan interviews Karen Kubby, Iowa City artist, activist and former City Council member.
Third Thursday Airs 10:00 pm - 11:03 pm, Friday July 3rd Merrill Sparks, accomplished pianist, songwriter, and storyteller, kicks off the new series of Third Thursday lunch programs.
Saturday July 4th
Summer Reading Program 2014 Airs 6:00 am - 6:40 am, Saturday July 4th
Summer Reading Program Airs 6:40 am - 7:44 am, Saturday July 4th Our zany friends from the Univ of Iowa Departments of Physics and Astronomy are back with more electro-magnetic experiments and hands-on fun.
Summer Reading Program Airs 8:00 am - 8:54 am, Saturday July 4th Our zany scientist is back with wild and wacky experiments followed by an explosive ro
Preschool Storytime Airs 9:00 am - 9:29 am, Saturday July 4th Come learn, laugh and enjoy making sounds with educators from the Preucil School of Music.
Preschool Storytime Airs 9:29 am - 10:09 am, Saturday July 4th Come get in the Halloween spirit with the author and illustrator of My Very Silly Monster, Tim Read!
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:09 am - 10:55 am, Saturday July 4th Join us for a fun musical storytime with Deb Singer, followed by stories with Casey
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:55 am - 11:21 am, Saturday July 4th
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:21 am - 11:51 am, Saturday July 4th Preschool Storytime: Dance with Rebecca Bachar Temple Studio of Fine Art and Dance Director, Rebecca Bachar, will be demonstrating and teaching modern rhythmic movement. Rebecca is certified in Isadora Duncan Dance Performance and Instruction.
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 12:00 pm - 1:31 pm, Saturday July 4th Join Lee Zieke and Lindsay Lee, owners of Willowglen Nursery, Decorah, Iowa, for a state of the garden address. Expect to hear their insightful perspective on how and why we garden, including combinations, maintenance strategies and garden design.
Tell Me Your Story Airs 2:00 pm - 2:27 pm, Saturday July 4th
Tell Me Your Story Airs 2:27 pm - 3:00 pm, Saturday July 4th
Tell Me Your Story Airs 3:00 pm - 3:34 pm, Saturday July 4th
Tell Me Your Story Airs 3:34 pm - 4:03 pm, Saturday July 4th Dean Marion L. Huit discusses his experiences in China and his 32 years with the University of Iowa, where he was Dean of Students during the 1960s and 1970s.
History for Lunch Airs 4:03 pm - 5:08 pm, Saturday July 4th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 5:08 pm - 5:40 pm, Saturday July 4th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 6:00 pm - 7:01 pm, Saturday July 4th Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Teens and Advertising Airs 7:01 pm - 8:03 pm, Saturday July 4th Mare Sullivan
World AIDS Day Airs 8:03 pm - 9:32 pm, Saturday July 4th Panel discussion organized by the University of Iowa Student National Pharmaceutical Association.
Sunday July 5th
Book Babies - Spanish Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:27 am, Sunday July 5th Book Babies - Spanish Storytime: with Leni Hynes Leni Hynes from the Neighborhood Centers of Johnson County will present a special Book Babies storytime in Spanish.
Winter Break Speical Airs 6:27 am - 7:02 am, Sunday July 5th Winter Break Special: Shimek After School Special Holiday Extravaganza Pop and rock with Shimek Elementary students
Family Storytime Airs 7:02 am - 7:24 am, Sunday July 5th
Family Storytime Airs 7:24 am - 7:55 am, Sunday July 5th Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
Family Storytime Airs 8:00 am - 8:29 am, Sunday July 5th
Book Babies Airs 8:30 am - 8:58 am, Sunday July 5th Casey Lambert will present a special Book Babies storytime in Spanish.
Family Storytime Airs 9:00 am - 9:46 am, Sunday July 5th Family Storytime: A Mini Magical Performance with Kevin Spencer
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:30 am, Sunday July 5th Preschool Storytime: Dance with Rebecca Bachar Temple Studio of Fine Art and Dance Director, Rebecca Bachar, will be demonstrating and teaching modern rhythmic movement. Rebecca is certified in Isadora Duncan Dance Performance and Instruction.
School's Out Special Airs 10:30 am - 11:04 am, Sunday July 5th School's Out Special: The Comedy Magic of Rick Eugene
School's Out Special Airs 11:04 am - 11:44 am, Sunday July 5th School's Out Special: Popo's Spring Surprise Popo the clown is getting ready for spring! Join Deanne Wortman and Dave Panther as they share Popo's excitement and preparations with us.
Early Iowa City Airs 12:00 pm - 12:34 pm, Sunday July 5th
Johnson County Historical Society Presents Airs 12:34 pm - 12:57 pm, Sunday July 5th
Friends of Historic Preservation Airs 1:00 pm - 1:51 pm, Sunday July 5th 24th Annual
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 2:00 pm - 3:22 pm, Sunday July 5th Dick Baker, retired UI professor of geology, will describe the joys and the difficulties he has experienced trying to increase biodiversity, preserve native communities, decrease erosion and reduce habitat loss on his property in Cedar County, IA.
International Mondays Airs 4:00 pm - 5:01 pm, Sunday July 5th A Conversation on US National Security in the 21st Century: a Grand Strategy from the Princeton Project. With: Eminent international legal scholar and foreign policy expert Anne-Marie Slaughter, co-director of the Princeton Project on National Security; Former U.S. congressman James A. Leach; and David Shorr, Program Officer for the Stanley Foundation
International Mondays Airs 5:01 pm - 6:01 pm, Sunday July 5th Lucie Laurian, UI Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning
Big Brain Airs 6:01 pm - 6:46 pm, Sunday July 5th
The Longfellow Neighborhood Airs 10:00 pm - 11:10 pm, Sunday July 5th Tom Schulein will present a Historical Tour of the Longfellow Neighborhood, an area rich in history. Join us to learn about an 1855 railroad line; a Civil War camp; streetcars; Moffitt homes; and many of the other historical places and events that made the Longfellow neighborhood.
Monday July 6th
Family Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:32 am, Monday July 6th Part of the Iowa City Downtown Association Celebrate the Season Event - with Kathy.
Family Storytime Airs 6:32 am - 7:03 am, Monday July 6th Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
Family Storytime Airs 7:03 am - 7:32 am, Monday July 6th
Family Storytime Airs 7:32 am - 7:58 am, Monday July 6th
Johnson County Historical Society Presents Airs 8:00 am - 9:10 am, Monday July 6th
Irving B. Weber Statue Airs 9:30 am - 9:59 am, Monday July 6th The documentary about the creation of the Irving B. Weber statue that is on the corner of Iowa Avenue and Linn Street in Downtown Iowa City.
Family Special Airs 10:00 am - 10:24 am, Monday July 6th Join Orchestra Iowa's talented woodwind quartet as they introduce preschool-aged children to the beat of the orchestra! Focused on fun and learning, Pied Piper Concerts offer children the opportunity to enjoy an up-close and personal chamber concert absolutely FREE!
Storytime Puppet Special Airs 10:24 am - 11:02 am, Monday July 6th Eulenspiegel's adaptation of this beloved Grimms fairy tale uses delightfully crafted miniature Bohemian marionettes created by puppeteer Monica Leo. The set is an extra-large pop-up storybook also designed and created by Leo. The script, laced with wit and whimsy, was written by puppeteer Teri Jean Breitbach. The production was directed by well-known director Michael Sokoloff. In addition to seven puppets, the cast includes a wacky, flamboyant storyteller who relates to the audience as well as the puppets.
School's Out Special Airs 11:02 am - 11:53 am, Monday July 6th Kick up your heels to Irish music, dancing, and a St. Patrick's Day celebration featuring Acoustic Mayhem and We 3 Riverdancers. This Spring Break event is free and open to families and children of all ages.
International Mondays Airs 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm, Monday July 6th Presented by Kristin McHugh, senior radio producer for the Stanley Foundation, and Keith Porter, executive radio producer for the Stanley Foundation.
Family Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:46 pm, Monday July 6th Family Storytime: A Mini Magical Performance with Kevin Spencer
Preschool Storytime Airs 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm, Monday July 6th Preschool Storytime: Dance with Rebecca Bachar Temple Studio of Fine Art and Dance Director, Rebecca Bachar, will be demonstrating and teaching modern rhythmic movement. Rebecca is certified in Isadora Duncan Dance Performance and Instruction.
School's Out Special Airs 5:00 pm - 5:55 pm, Monday July 6th Celebrate Saint Patrick's Day and kick up your heels to the traditional and modern Celtic tunes of Iowa City's own Beggarmen.
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 10:00 pm - 11:33 pm, Monday July 6th Project Green
Tuesday July 7th
Preschool Storytime Airs 6:00 am - 6:21 am, Tuesday July 7th
Family Storytime Airs 6:30 am - 6:56 am, Tuesday July 7th Debb
Family Storytime Airs 7:00 am - 7:26 am, Tuesday July 7th
Family Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:59 am, Tuesday July 7th
International Authors Airs 8:00 am - 9:25 am, Tuesday July 7th IMPORTED: Please set program, episode, etc.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:33 am, Tuesday July 7th Local storyteller, Judy Nyren, will be joining us again today. Be sure to stop by the children's storytime room to see what wonderful surprises she has in store for us!
Family Storytime Airs 10:33 am - 11:04 am, Tuesday July 7th Dancers from the Champagne Irish Dance studio will be performing for us today! We will be learning about, watching and participating in some traditional Irish dances.
Preschool Dance Storytime Airs 11:04 am - 11:29 am, Tuesday July 7th Come on and dance! Today's performance will be full of music and movement. Come prepared to clap, cheer and learn from dancers and instructors from the Nolte Academy of Dance.
Preschool Storytime Airs 11:30 am - 11:58 am, Tuesday July 7th Stop by the children's department for a taste of the Music Together program led by teachers from Preucil School of Music. We will be participating in songs, rhymes and musical games geared for early learning and literacy.
School's Out Special Airs 3:00 pm - 3:40 pm, Tuesday July 7th School's Out Special: Popo's Spring Surprise Popo the clown is getting ready for spring! Join Deanne Wortman and Dave Panther as they share Popo's excitement and preparations with us.
School's Out Special Airs 3:40 pm - 4:14 pm, Tuesday July 7th School's Out Special: The Comedy Magic of Rick Eugene
Summer Reading Program Airs 4:30 pm - 5:00 pm, Tuesday July 7th Celebrate the end of the Summer Reading Program with a Carnival extravaganza. Costumes and masks are designed by U of I Theater Arts professor Loyce Arthur. Create your own mask, listen to a tale from Trinidad, then join in the giant carnival parade on the Ped Mall complete with Chinese dragon, and pickle bucket band.
Tweens on Tuesday Airs 5:00 pm - 5:57 pm, Tuesday July 7th The zany scientists from the U of I department of Physics and Astronomy return with knock-your-socks off experiments with lasers, electricity, and 3D wonders.
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 6:00 pm - 6:42 pm, Tuesday July 7th Marilou Gay Project Green
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 6:42 pm - 6:54 pm, Tuesday July 7th Project Green
Happy 175th Birthday Iowa City Airs 7:00 pm - 7:38 pm, Tuesday July 7th
Irving Weber Days Airs 8:00 pm - 8:51 pm, Tuesday July 7th
Irving Weber Days Airs 9:00 pm - 9:52 pm, Tuesday July 7th David R. McMahon, Assistant Professor of History, Kirkwood Community College-Iowa City Campus and others will discuss the history of Iowa Hawkeye Athletics.
Big Brain Airs 10:00 pm - 10:53 pm, Tuesday July 7th