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November 2018

Open Mic Night

November 2, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Groundswell, 201 3rd Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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On the first Friday of every month we host an Open Mic night at Groundswell for any artists that want to participate. The event is free, so come and enjoy yourself! Interested in performing? Open Mic at Groundswell isn't about perfection as much as sharing the art you've created and love. The audience is always supportive, and relationships are established with others that like to perform like you do. Come and join us!

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Upcycling Ornaments – Homemade Christmas Ornaments

November 16, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Matthew 25, 201 Third Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Free

Come and learn how to make Christmas ornaments! We will be painting and decorating light bulbs to make simple and fun ornaments. Do you have any materials that you would like to upcycle and reuse as Christmas ornaments? Feel free to bring them to work on at this workshop! This workshop is free and family friendly!  

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December 2018

Open Mic Night

December 7, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Groundswell, 201 3rd Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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On the first Friday of every month we host an Open Mic night at Groundswell for any artists that want to participate. The event is free, so come and enjoy yourself! Interested in performing? Open Mic at Groundswell isn't about perfection as much as sharing the art you've created and love. The audience is always supportive, and relationships are established with others that like to perform like you do. Come and join us!

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Winter Garden Workshop

December 10, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Groundswell, 201 3rd Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Free

Winter is the perfect time to plan for a spring school garden. Join us Monday, December 10 from 5-7 pm as we work to increase access to garden education in the Greater Cedar Rapids area! Learn tips and tricks from presenters on how to make the most of school gardens, and interact with other area teachers as we discuss challenges and strategies associated with outdoor growing spaces. Agenda topics include: Attracting pollinators to your Garden Planning and planting your school…

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January 2019

Home Weatherization Workshop

January 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Matthew 25, 201 Third Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Free

Come and learn some basic air sealing techniques! This hands-on workshop will give you some of the skills you need to keep cold air drafts outside, while keeping heated air inside. Topics covered will include: -How to find air leaks -Where to caulk -Sprayfoam application -Sealing around doors and windows -Insulation issues vs. air sealing ...and more! This workshop is free! Doors open at 6:00pm. Workshop begins at 7:30.

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February 2019

Build Your Own Adirondack Chair

February 20 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Matthew 25, 201 Third Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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$25

An easy and stable chair built with common materials and tools! Open to all levels. Either work with pre-cut materials or start from scratch on the layout! We’ll be working with drills, clamps, jigsaws and layout tools. Build one with us either to take home or to donate to a family in our neighborhood. Take home the plans and you can build the whole set! Limit of 10 people. $25 materials fee. Registrations are due one week prior to the…

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March 2019

Tool Library Grand Re-Opening

March 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Matthew 25, 201 Third Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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This past year we have been busy remodeling our Tool Library space and streamlining our inventory. We're also adjusting the membership structure and will be adding Saturday hours starting in March. To celebrate all of these changes, we're having a re-launch event on Saturday, March 2, from 9:00 am - 12:00 pm. We'll have door prizes, tours, and popcorn. Stop by to meet our crew and see the new space! The Tool Library is located behind the Matthew 25 office…

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Green Iowa Seed Exchange

March 2 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Matthew 25, 201 Third Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Free

  Come to our seed swap! Bring in your leftover, rare, or unwanted seeds to swap with other individuals and organizations. Seeds will be provided by Matthew 25, Prairiewoods, and Iowa BIG. Free compost samples courtesy of the Solid Waste Agency! Other organizations in attendance include: Trees Forever Good Neighbor Iowa ...and more! This event will take place on March 2nd, from 11am to 3pm. Located at the Groundswell Gathering Space at 201 3rd Avenue SW.

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Weatherization Workshop

March 22 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Matthew 25, 201 Third Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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This hands-on workshop will give you some of the skills you need to keep cold air outside while keeping heated air inside with some basic air sealing techniques. You'll learn: -How to find air leaks -Where to caulk -Sprayfoam application -Sealing around windows and doors -Insulation issues vs. air sealing ..and more! This workshop is free! Runs from 12:30pm-1:30pm, March 22nd. The Tool Library is located behind the Matthew 25 office at 201 3rd Ave SW. Enter at the back…

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Start Your Engines! Small Engine Workshop

March 28 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Matthew 25, 201 Third Ave SW
Cedar Rapids, IA 52404 United States
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Free

Learn to clean, maintain, and troubleshoot your 2 cycle and 4 cycle gas powered garden tools. Simple things you can do yourself and how to decide when it's time to call in an expert. We will demonstrate on our equipment, or call if you'd like to bring in something to look over (this is limited by time and availability) This workshop will be held in our Tool Library, which is located behind the Matthew 25 office at 201 3rd Ave…

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