Aug. 30, 2011
At A Glance
Uptown Bill's celebrates 10th anniversary with Labor Day events
Uptown Bill's, the crosstown cousin of the University of Iowa's Wild Bill's Coffeeshop, will mark its 10th anniversary with several Labor Day events.
UI selected to host Fulbright Gateway Orientation Sept. 6-10
Old Capitol HiStory Time: 'Maize: Mysteries of an Ancient Grain' Sept. 10
The University of Iowa Old Capitol Museum will host a special HiStory Time on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10:30-11:30 a.m., in the museum's Supreme Court Chamber. The free, public event is geared toward elementary-age children and their families. No registration is required.
The HiStory Time event coincides with Old Capitol's new exhibit, "Maize: Mysteries of an Ancient Grain," on display through Oct. 16. Event participants will have the opportunity to try out a cornstarch-based science experiment and listen to a story presented by Old Capitol Museum staff. Children will also be invited to participate in other craft activities, such as making a popcorn bird feeder and viewing the new exhibit.
For more information call 319-335-0548, or visit http://www.uiowa.edu/~oldcap.
UI, AHA to offer heart health event Sept. 15
University of Iowa Heart and Vascular Center and American Heart Association will host "Get to Know Your Heart," a free event open to the entire community, from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 15, at St. Patrick Church, located at 4330 St. Patrick Drive in Iowa City.
The program includes:
--Free screenings: (cholesterol, blood pressure, BMI and more) to detect your risks and early signs of heart disease.
--Cardiologist's Corner: Have your heart questions answered by a UI Heart and Vascular Center cardiologist.
--Vascular Booth: Learn how to have healthy, pain-free legs and how to treat and prevent PAD (Peripheral Arterial Disease).
--Cooking for Cardio: Demos and tips from our UI Heart and Vascular Center dietitian.
--Everyday Exercise: Tips for building more movement into your daily routine.
--Wow! New Advances for Your Heart Health.
--CPR demonstrations and much more.
Registration for the event is recommended but not required. Visit http://www.uihealthcare.org/events or call 319-356-2777 for more information.
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Campus events are searchable on the UI Master Calendar: http://calendar.uiowa.edu.
Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all UI-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires an accommodation to participate in a program, please contact the sponsoring department in advance.