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FilmScene in Iowa City continues its fun and community-minded Friday program, Kernels for Kindness. Each Friday, you can pre-order a virtual screening and a bundle of snacks, with $5 going toward a community organization. This week’s recipient is the Iowa City Public Library. Click here for more details.

The Map Room in Cedar Rapids is seeking “badass kitchen staff.” Positions available are part-time or full-time but do include evening hours. Click here to learn more.

Shakespeare’s Pub & Grill in Iowa City is seeking a breakfast cook.

Velvet Lotus Tattoo in iowa City is seeking a professional tattoo artist.

Five job openings are available at The Project of the Quad Cities, which serves nine eastern Iowa counties and four western Illinois counties with equitable health care and a unique focus on testing and prevention of sexually -transmitted diseases. Positions available are Housing and Benefits Specialist, Re-engagement and Retention Specialist, Director of Quality, Mental Health Specialist, and Community Impact Officer. Find more information here.

The ever-expanding breakfast offerings at Shakespeare’s Pub & Grill in Iowa City now means breakfast from 9 to noon Sundays. Shakespeare’s also offers breakfast 9 to 11 a.m. Saturdays, and 7 to 11 a.m. on weekdays.


Online trivia nights are happening tonight for Cedar Rapids’ Friends Helping Friends Foundation, and Saturday for United Action for Youth in Iowa City. Join in online to play games and support these worthy causes.

Youth, teens and your families: sign up for United Action for Youth’s PrideCon here. This event for LGBTQ+ youth and their families is going all-virtual, March 15-20.

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(photo features staff members at The Project of the Quad Cities)