Category Archives: General

Brrrrrr-brace yourself and take the plunge

Buck-up and take the plunge on behalf of Special Olympics Iowa during the annual Polar Plunge in Council Bluffs. This is the coolest (and coldest thing) you’ll do all year.

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Shuffle along for a fun 5K

Originally scheduled for March 11th, it's been rescheduled for the 18th due to the weather forecast. Get ready, set, go - for the fun. The annual Shamrock Shuffle will take place in historic downtown Council Bluffs. This 5K is designed to be easy and enjoyable for all athletic levels and ages. Families are welcome to give it a try. Everyone is encouraged to dress up in suitable St. Patrick’s Day attire.

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Tap a silver maple for a sweet lesson

Tapping maple trees is a sure sign spring is on its way. Mark the occasion at the 24th annual Maple Tree Tap on Saturday, March 4th at Botna Bend Park

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Bring your bicycle, golf clubs, bat, dancing shoes, and ugly sweater! It’s Winterfest!

Bring your bicycle, golf clubs, bat, dancing shoes, and ugly sweater! It’s Winterfest!

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Bake this happy, snappy pumpkin pie!

Ordinarily, Thanksgiving is not the time to experiment with wild new recipes. Just too many things can go wrong. But here's one twist on a traditional favorite that will have your guests wanting more!

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We’re Painting the Town Pink!

It started several years ago on just one block in historic downtown Council Bluffs. Now, businesses all over town decorate front windows in pink and create pink displays as part of the annual Pink Out. These participating businesses raise awareness of Breast Cancer Month and the importance of mammograms while competing in a contest for … Continue reading We’re Painting the Town Pink!

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