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Irving Weber Days
Tuesday July 29th
Irving B. Weber Statue Airs 8:34 pm - 9:04 pm, Tuesday July 29th 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.
Irving Weber Days Airs 9:04 pm - 9:56 pm, Tuesday July 29th 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 - 10:45 pm, Tuesday July 29th
Wednesday July 30th
Kidspectacular Airs 6:00 am - 6:29 am, Wednesday July 30th Join our favorite Kidspectacular members in a puppet and creative drama full of fun and unexpected twists in this hilarious version of Robert Munsch' children's tale.
Family Storytime Airs 6:30 am - 6:52 am, Wednesday July 30th
Family Storytime Airs 6:52 am - 7:23 am, Wednesday July 30th Designed for the whole family and presented at a time convenient for most working parents.
Family Storytime Airs 7:30 am - 7:59 am, Wednesday July 30th
One of a Kind Airs 8:00 am - 8:34 am, Wednesday July 30th Ellen Buchanan interviews Karen Kubby, Iowa City artist, activist and former City Council member.
One of a Kind Airs 8:34 am - 9:02 am, Wednesday July 30th Ellen Buchanan interviews Agnes Kuhn, Quaker, activist and extraordinary volunteer.
One of A Kind Airs 9:02 am - 9:32 am, Wednesday July 30th Ellen Buchanan interviews retired Iowa City Schools teacher Alice Kurtz.
Tell Me Your Story Airs 9:32 am - 10:01 am, Wednesday July 30th
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:01 am - 10:31 am, Wednesday July 30th Sarah Horgen of the U of I Museum of Natural History brings dinosaur fossils to examine along with puppets and storytelling with Debbie D.
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:31 am - 10:59 am, Wednesday July 30th "Horton Hatches the Egg,""Whiskers and Rhyme," and other interactive play stories with Nancy Westlake, Sue Jordt, and Mary Evans.
Family Special Airs 10:59 am - 11:29 am, Wednesday July 30th Family Special: Pied Piper Concert with Orchestra Iowa
Family Special -Ring in the New Year Airs 11:30 am - 11:56 am, Wednesday July 30th Ring in the New Year: Ely Belles and Beaus Hand Bell Choir Come ring in the New Year with the First Presbyterian Church of Ely's Belles and Beaus hand bell choir. Enjoy traditional Christmas and Winter music and make a joyful noise for the beginning of 2014!
Visiting Author Airs 12:00 pm - 1:01 pm, Wednesday July 30th Augusten Burroughs reads from his newest work.
Landscape History Airs 1:01 pm - 2:32 pm, Wednesday July 30th 12-3-2005
Irving Weber's Iowa City Airs 2:32 pm - 2:50 pm, Wednesday July 30th
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:24 pm, Wednesday July 30th Meet the R.E.A.D. Dogs of Johnson County, Amber, a seizure response dog, and other tail waggers.
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:24 pm - 3:43 pm, Wednesday July 30th Come meet representatives from our local fire and police department and Johnson County Sheriff's office, then check out their squad cars and rescue vehicle.
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:43 pm - 4:12 pm, Wednesday July 30th City Ballet of Iowa
Family Storytime Airs 4:12 pm - 4:45 pm, Wednesday July 30th kidspectacular
Schools Out Special Airs 5:00 pm - 5:56 pm, Wednesday July 30th Come join the fun, surprises, and magical mayhem.
John Coy Airs 6:00 pm - 7:01 pm, Wednesday July 30th Many boys don�t like to read. Why? In a first grade class most students are excited about letters and words and eager to learn this code. By fourth and fifth grade, however, many boys have decided they don�t like reading. John Coy, the 2010 ICPL Author in Residence, will explore some of the reasons boys get turned off from reading and offer specific suggestions to address the genuine interests of boys and engage them in reading.
Ukulele Social Club Airs 7:01 pm - 8:58 pm, Wednesday July 30th A mix of music, stories and information about ukuleles and ukulele playing. One ukulele will be given away at the end of the event!
Poetry For Lunch Airs 9:00 pm - 9:44 pm, Wednesday July 30th
International Writing Program Airs 10:00 pm - 11:27 pm, Wednesday July 30th
Thursday July 31st
Family Special Airs 6:00 am - 6:39 am, Thursday July 31st 2008 Weber Chautauqua Program for Kids! Celebrate Weber Days with some toe-tapping tunes and musical fun with local musician Mike Haverkamp.
Family Storytime Airs 6:39 am - 7:26 am, Thursday July 31st Children and adults of all ages are invited to a special evening program of storytelling by SPOT Family Arts Adventure artist, David Gonzalez, plus other area storytellers. Besides David Gonzalez, featured performers will include Dave Panther, Perry Ross, Deanne Wortman, and Debb Green.
Family Special Airs 7:26 am - 7:56 am, Thursday July 31st 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.
Second Sunday Garden Forum Airs 8:00 am - 9:25 am, Thursday July 31st Emil Rinderspacher Project Green
Eco Iowa City Airs 9:25 am - 9:55 am, Thursday July 31st Earth Day: Celebrating 40 Years! Featuring three local speakers to discuss past, present and future environmental initiatives.
Family Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:24 am, Thursday July 31st Family Storytime: Higgledy Piggledy Pop Mini Plays with Kidspectacular. "Little Red Riding Hood" and "The Three Billy Goats Gruff."
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:30 am - 11:00 am, Thursday July 31st Preschool Storytime : Nutcracker Magic Sponsored by the Englert Theatre and Nolte Academy of Dance
Summer Reading Program Airs 11:00 am - 11:30 am, Thursday July 31st Get down with the beat and celebrate the opening of our Summer Reading Programming with the Yahoo Drummers. Followed by a parade onto the Ped Mall with percussion instruments, giant puppets, and the Pickle Bucket Band.
Summer Reading Program Airs 11:30 am - 11:52 am, Thursday July 31st K-6 Summer Reading Program: Reptile Wrangling with Torben Platt
Big Brain Airs 12:00 pm - 12:43 pm, Thursday July 31st
Fiddler's Picnic Airs 1:00 pm - 2:49 pm, Thursday July 31st
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:29 pm, Thursday July 31st Preschool Storytime: "Puppets n More" with Special Guest Ellen Buchanan
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:30 pm - 4:03 pm, Thursday July 31st Funky Blues Music Jam with Kevin B. F. Burt
Summer Reading Program Airs 4:03 pm - 4:26 pm, Thursday July 31st K-6 Summer Reading Program: Reptile Wrangling with Torben Platt
Summer Reading Program Airs 4:26 pm - 4:58 pm, Thursday July 31st Mad Science of Central Iowa returns with new toys and experiments for a supercharged and interactive show guaranteed to blow your mind!
Summer Reading Program Airs 5:00 pm - 6:02 pm, Thursday July 31st The Dinosaur Lady is back with her full-scale T Rex head, dino models, fossils, mini museum, and the scoop on the latest fossil finds. With artist and paleontologist Carolyn Richard.
Big Brain Airs 6:02 pm - 6:47 pm, Thursday July 31st
History for Lunch Airs 7:00 pm - 8:05 pm, Thursday July 31st Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 8:05 pm - 8:52 pm, Thursday July 31st Johnson County Historical Society Presents
History for Lunch Airs 9:00 pm - 9:56 pm, Thursday July 31st Johnson County Historical Society Presents
Tell Me Your Story Airs 10:00 pm - 10:29 pm, Thursday July 31st Dr. Lewis January
Tell Me Your Story Airs 10:29 pm - 10:57 pm, Thursday July 31st Gladys Jenkins, University of Iowa professor and author of eleven books on child development, is interviewed by Ellen Buchanan.
Friday August 1st
Preschool Musical Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:31 am, Friday August 1st Special Guest Jon Eric
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:31 am - 11:05 am, Friday August 1st Preschool Storytime : with Special Guest Jim Evans Travel to Latin America and learn a bit of Spanish as Jim spins tales of tricksters and other favorite folk characters.
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:32 pm, Friday August 1st Join Spanish storyteller Ana Merino as she draws pictures to accompany her tales of wonder: "Cuentapoemas illustrado."
Preschool Storytime Airs 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm, Friday August 1st Will she or won't she see her shadow? It's Groundhog Day with Brad Friedhof of the Johnson County Board of Conservation.
Saturday August 2nd
Preschool Storytime Airs 9:00 am - 9:25 am, Saturday August 2nd
Preschool Storytime Airs 9:30 am - 9:57 am, Saturday August 2nd With Bookmarks Artist Emily Vermillion and "The Princess and the Pea" creative dramatics with Kidspectacular
Preschool Storytime Airs 9:57 am - 10:28 am, Saturday August 2nd with Miss Czech-Slovak, Amanda DeHoedt
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:30 am - 10:59 am, Saturday August 2nd Dana Robinson
Sunday August 3rd
Family Special Airs 7:00 am - 8:54 am, Sunday August 3rd Family Special: Popo's Puppet Festival "Shiver Me Timbers: A Pirates Tale with Kidspectacular; "Popo's Spooky Fun" with Deanne Wortman and Dave Panther; Giant Puppet and Pickle Bucket Band Parade; Full Moon Puppet Show's Liz Schacterle performs "Three Vignettes" : "An Afternoon Nap,"The Hug," and "Snow." and "Bony Legs" with Buffy Quintero
Preschool Storytime Airs 9:00 am - 9:29 am, Sunday August 3rd Come learn, laugh and enjoy making sounds with educators from the Preucil School of Music.
Preschool Storytime Airs 9:29 am - 10:00 am, Sunday August 3rd HyVee Food Specialist Cathy Gehris, Debbie D, and puppet friends go on a whacky grocery shopping trip and end up making stone soup. Yummy!
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:23 am, Sunday August 3rd with Becky Foerstner of West Music
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:30 am - 11:00 am, Sunday August 3rd with Deanne Wortman
Schools Out Special Airs 11:00 am - 11:57 am, Sunday August 3rd Come join the fun, surprises, and magical mayhem.
Monday August 4th
Preschool Storytime Airs 10:00 am - 10:26 am, Monday August 4th Celebrate the traditional Hina Matsuri with Kamishibai storytelling, games, and crafts.
Family Special Airs 10:30 am - 11:00 am, Monday August 4th 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.
School's Out Special Airs 11:00 am - 11:51 am, Monday August 4th 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.
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:00 pm - 3:28 pm, Monday August 4th We'll be whipping up fruit smoothies with Master Gardener and Dietitian Carol Throckmorton and Debbie D. Music, parachute activities, and tasty snacks.
Preschool Storytime Airs 3:28 pm - 3:59 pm, Monday August 4th
School's Out Special Airs 3:59 pm - 4:40 pm, Monday August 4th "Magic's Best Kept Secret" David Casas performs awesome tricks of magic using slight of hand, audience participation, and comedy guaranteed to tickle your funny bone.
Summer Reading Program Airs 4:40 pm - 5:28 pm, Monday August 4th As a special appearance at Iowa City Public Library, Eulenspiegel Puppet Theatre brings to life Iowa's legendary tall tale heroine Sal Fink as she tames a bear, wrestles a vicious snake, lassos a tornado, and plays with her pet pig, Suey. Featuring original toe-tapping music with Ron Hollis, this event is part of the "One World, Many Stories" summer reading program for children. It will be followed by puppet demonstrations and dragon rod puppet crafts for school age children to make and take home.
Winter Break Family Special Airs 5:30 pm - 5:57 pm, Monday August 4th It's a musical extravaganza featuring Electric Jumping Horse Studio's Deanne Wortman as she narrates this tiny tale of love and friendship. Musical accompaniment by L & M Music, dance with Nora Garda of InterDance and Edith Barragan, and puppetry with Kidspectacular. Costumes by Lisa Belladonna Nyx.