The Only One, Fri., Apr. 25, 7-8 pm. Learn about African-American Iowans who were the only people of color on their teams, staffs, or boards. African American Museum of Iowa, 55 12th Ave., SE, Cedar Rapids. Find it on FB or go to blackiowa.org.

Tails and Ales Benefit Mary’s Farm Sanctuary, Sun. May 5, 1-3pm, Big Grove Brewery and Taproom 

    RUN CRANDIC 5Kish & 10Kish. Sat. Apr. 27 & Sun Apr. 28. Various times. Athletic and social event. Final registration due April 24, 2019.Visit  Runcrandic.com

    Poetry & Motion, Tues., Apr. 30, 7 pm. Spoken word and improv jazz musicians work together. The Mill, 120 E. Burlington, Iowa City. Find it on FB.


    https://www.facebook.com/events/2290351311287362/True Stories Told on Stage Plus Poetry, Fri. May 3, 7-8:30 pm. The Marquee, 1225 4th st. Sioux City. Connect with the community on the theme of “Becoming”. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 day of show. Find on FB. 


Speaking of Consent, Tues., April 30, 6:30-8 pm. Explore how beliefs about consent are shaped, how to talk with your children, ensure it’s a respected value in relationships, and facilitate helping someone who has experienced sexual misconduct. Must be 16 or older. West Des Moines Community Education, 3550 Mills Civic Pkwy, West Des Moines. Free. Find on FB.

    Iowa Phoenix vs. St. Louis Slam, Sat. May 4, 5-8 pm. Saydel High School, Des Moines. Women’s full contact football. $10 tickets at the gate. 

    Transgender and Non-Binary Ames, April 27, May 11, May 26 (second and fourth Tuesdays of every month), 1-3pm. Support group for transgender individuals, non-binary individuals, and their allies. UUFA, 1015 N. Hyland Avenue, Ames. uufames.org/calendar


Spring Sip, Taste & Stroll. Fri. Apr. 26, 5-8 pm. Downtown, Burlington. Wine and beer sampling. $15 adv. $20 day of event.