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Special Events

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Join the RRTTC, Cedar Valley Cyclists, and UNI Cycling Club in a bike ride around Cedar Falls to celebrate UNI's Earth Week. The ride will start and end at Mulligan's on 18th Street in Cedar Falls. Helmets are required for participation. Pre-registration required. All registered participants will receive a free t-shirt.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 3:30 pm

Biology Department M. S. Thesis Defense - Samuel Berg 

"Population Structure, Size, and the Thermal Ecology of Iowa Wood Turtles (Glyptemys insculpta): A Comparison Between Suburban and Rural Populations."

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 - 6:30 pm

The 8th Annual Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony will include a poster display, lighting of memorial candles, a musical performance and a screening of the highly acclaimed film "Nicky's Family" (appropriate for sixth graders and older). The film is about the rescue by Nicholas Winton, a young British stockbroker, of 669 children from Czechoslovakia during the months preceding the beginning of the war, and the living legacy of the "power of good" that Winton and his associates made possible. 

“Nicky’s Family” is also being shown at no charge to school groups at 10 a.m. on Monday, April 28, in the Great Hall of the Gallagher-Bluedorn Performing Arts Center. Seats are still available; schools that want to send a group of students to this event should contact Stephen Gaies, 319-273-3870 or

This event is free and open to the public. Sponsors are the Center of Holocaust and Genocide Education and Sons of Jacob Synagogue of Waterloo.

Wednesday, April 30, 2014 - 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm

Lavender Graduation Ceremony is a celebration that recognizes the accomplishments of the LGBT* community and its graduating seniors. 

Thursday, May 1, 2014 - 7:30 am to 2:30 pm

Doors open at 7:30 a.m. There will be an assortment of Tropical plants, flowering bulbs, herbs and vegetables. Student Nature Society members will be available to assist shoppers.

Monday, May 5, 2014 - 11:00 am

Recieve a free mini-massage, walk the labyrinth, make crafts and more.

Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Recieve a free mini-massage, walk the labyrinth, make crafts and more.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 - 11:00 am to 2:00 pm

Recieve a free mini-massage, walk the labyrinth, make crafts and more.

Friday, May 9, 2014 - 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Graduate Student Commencement Ceremony (Students earning Masters, Specialist or Doctoral degrees)

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 10:00 am to 12:00 pm

Commencement for undergraduate students.

Saturday, May 10, 2014 - 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Commencement for undergraduate students in CHAS and CSBS.

Saturday, May 17, 2014 - 10:00 am

The Center for Multicultural Education is sponsoring the Cedar Falls/Waterloo MS Walk. Registration begins at 9 a.m. at the Wellness/Recreation Center; the walk begins at 10 a.m. Visit to register.

Sunday, May 18, 2014 - 2:00 pm

Graduation ceremony for Cedar Falls High School.

Wednesday, May 28, 2014 - 8:00 pm

Graduation ceremony for Waterloo West High School students.

Thursday, May 29, 2014 - 6:30 pm

Graduation ceremony for Waterloo East High School.

Friday, October 17, 2014 (All day) to Sunday, October 19, 2014 (All day)

Attend college open houses, a special tailgate, tour buildings, use the Wellness Center and cheer on the Panther football team! There are lots of activities planned for families.

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