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Activities + Things To Do
The Iowa Children's Museum
The Iowa Children’s Museum is a local non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring all children through the power of play. Museum exhibits and programs spark curiosity, introduce real-world concepts, and allow kids to let their imaginations soar. Gift cards are available online and a membership provides 12 months of hands-on educational fun!
Orchestra Iowa School
The Orchestra Iowa School provides the finest in music instruction. From programs for toddlers and their families, to lessons for all ages, you will find quality instruction provided by world-class musicians. We offer classes for beginners in piano, ukulele and guitar starting at 4 years old, Youth Chorus, Music Together®, ensembles private lessons on all instruments and voice.
We are a space for everyBODY. Most of our classes are for 18+ from dance cardio to choreographed dance aimed at helping you feel your best in your own body. We also have a Movin’ Minis to help our little ones find joy in movement through the art of dance. We cannot wait to dance with you and/or your mini!
binSpire‘s mission is to bring sensory-rich play experiences to kids in our area by making it SIMPLE for caregivers! binSpire offers sensory bin rentals and subscriptions, sensory play events, messy play events, sensory bin products for purchase, and we even have options for schools and daycares! Head to binspirellc.com to learn more!
Goods + Specialty Stores
CIELO is a wellness brand of heavenly goods. It encompasses a beautiful shop in Coralville, a presence at local markets, an online shop and a local manufacturing operation that produces self-care products that are sold in shops all over the country and Canada. CIELO’s newest offering is Everlasting Jewelry. Permanent jewelry services are available seven days a week at the shop.
Monica Berry is the owner and designer of CIELO. As a Latina business woman, she strives to create an inclusive, employee-focused workplace that brings comfort and good vibes to the community.
EmDesign Invitations & Stationery
Visit EmDesignInvitations.com to browse over 100 of our pre-designed holiday and Christmas cards or order a custom-designed card made especially for you! All orders will be ready for pick-up within 1 week of order/proof approval. Free local pick-up is available in the Cedar Rapids/Hiawatha area. Use code CRMOMS for 20% off your order of $30 or more!
Don’t forget to shop with us for all of your invitation and stationery needs too. We design cards for all types of events: baby showers, baby announcements, birthday party invitations, Hawkeye watch parties, retirement parties, and more!
Her Creations Jewelry
Her Creations Jewelry has handcrafted and handmade earrings for everyday wear. From neutral designs to earrings that are perfect for a night out—there’s something for everyone. Her Creations also makes mama beaded bracelets or custom bracelets, which make great gifts. Contact me for any of your jewelry needs!
Diner Shop: 809 6th Ave #5, Marion, IA
Uptown Shop: 1107 7th Ave #102, Marion, IA
Siebke Hoyt Jewelers
Siebke Hoyt is a fourth-generation family owned jewelry store in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. We specialize in engagement rings, fashion jewelry, custom designs, restoration and repair. Stop in any time for our complimentary jewelry cleaning while you make your wish list. We love making dreams come true!
Health & Wellness
Back In Line Family Chiropractic and Wellness
99 N Center Point Road
Breathe. Physical Therapy & Wellness
Breathe. is unique! Private, personalized care that celebrates your victories, big and small. We believe all women deserve to live energetic, vibrant and active lives and it’s our mission to be your partner in achieving that, by specializing in dry needling, DRA, pants peeing, pregnancy/postpartum pain and recovery, and pelvic floor dysfunction. Appointments available in Des Moines, West Des Moines and Iowa City / Cedar Rapids area. www.breatheptw.com
159 Marion Blvd Suite A, Marion, IA, United States, Iowa
Revive Family Chiropractic
Welcome to Revive Family Chiropractic located in Marion, Iowa! We are a neurologically based chiropractic office that focuses on achieving optimal health by allowing the body to heal itself from above, down, inside, out. Our Mission is in our name: Revive- to bring back to life or consciousness; to impart new health, vigor, or spirit to.
Dr. Alex uses state of the art technology to help his patients reach their full God-given potential. He is a master of the most specific full-spine Chiropractic system of analysis, The Gonstead System. Dr. Alex is extremely passionate about helping his practice members get the root cause of their health problems and correct them. Our office also emphasizes educating people on how their body functions and how to maintain optimal health.
295 Tower Terrace Rd, Suite A
Your Tanning Bar
Founded in 2011 by Leslie Vanbogart, Your Tanning Bar opened its doors as the very first UV free tanning salon in Iowa. Since then, we have grown into three locations and built a team of highly knowledgeable + personable sunless tan experts. Over 400,000 custom tans later and we now pride ourselves on our reputation of being the best custom airbrush tan in Iowa. Our company tagline, “Get your tan on the healthy way” encompasses our mission to empower women in our community to go UV free. With our organic + skincare forward custom tanning solutions and our team of skilled tan technicians you are sure to have the glow of your dreams.
Use Code: CRMOMS for 20% off products in store + online during this holiday season!
Stop in and enjoy food that lifts your spirits at Barrel House! Enjoy one of our mouthwatering burgers, amazing apps, pizzas, and more! Try our Barrel House beer, Red Bull cocktails, or any of our signature drinks. You will always find something to love at Barrel House!
Download our app and use CRMOMS10 to receive 10% off your order. Cannot be combined with other discounts. Eligible once/day until March 31st, 2023! Valid at our Cedar Rapids location only.
Goldfinch Tap + Eatery
Goldfinch is a locally owned small business striving to provide the residents of Marion and the surrounding area with the best quality food and service! Goldfinch is proud to be a 90 % Scratch Kitchen! Their Indoor Private Dining Room is the ideal location for friends and family to gather to celebrate special occasions! While their Catering Company is the perfect option for delivery or pick up for any special event! You’ll always enjoy your time at Goldfinch! Just as their motto states, “High Fives and Good Times, Baby!”
Mandarin Spice Asian Grill
At Mandarin Spice Asian Grill we offer meals of excellent quality and invite you to try our delicious food.
The key to our success is simple: providing quality consistent food that tastes great every single time. We pride ourselves on serving our customers delicious genuine dishes like Asian, Sushi, Chinese
Eat delicious food. Grab a drink. But most of all, relax! We thank you from the bottom of our hearts for your continued support.
1412 Twixt Town Rd, Marion, Iowa
Chilled Freezer Meals
Chilled Freezer Meals creates products aimed at making dinner simple.
We offer fully frozen meals for local pickup and home delivery to communities throughout Eastern and Central Iowa, and we ship meal bundles nationwide. We have convenient options for conventional meals, as well as choices for those following a gluten friendly or keto lifestyle. With budget friendly options in sizes from single serve to portions for large families, we’ve got something to fit your budget and needs.
The Design Studio
At The Design Studio, we have a unique and personal approach to each project we undertake. We work closely with our customers from conception to completion; encouraging open communication and discussion at all times, to ensure they are entirely satisfied with our services. We aim to design a living space that not only reflects your personality but also compliments your lifestyle, as well as (most importantly) your budget.
MOMENTS by Taylor
Moments by Taylor was established in 2021. Taylor is a stay at home mom of two little girls and has always loved taking pictures. She has loved watching her little hobby grow into a small business and can’t wait to see where the next year will take her. She loves capturing all the big and small moments in her clients lives!
Hi, I’m Jess. I’m super well-versed in grilled cheese making and photo-documenting. I’m also decent at Mommy-ing and Wife-ing. I’m CRAZY passionate about creating art and self-expression. Photography allows me to express myself and create something while giving someone a wonderful gift at the same time. I’m able to show my clients their lives, their kids, their experiences through m
Poppin' Parties Co.
We are a Poppin’ sister crew ready to take your event to the next level! From custom balloon garlands to DIY kits we have you covered. Any event you want to add a pop of color to or a perfect photo spot we are your girls! Fill out our request form on our website for your next event! Stay Poppin’!
Hi, I’m Seth Walters! I started Walters WoodWorks in 2020 after leaving a career in Broadway video production in NYC. Walters WoodWorks is an artisan furniture shop in Cedar Rapids specializing in custom furniture and home accessories. Owned and operated solely by Cedar Rapids native Seth Walters, Walter WoodWorks creates unique pieces made with the upmost care and attention to detail. From dining tables, floating shelves to charcuterie boards, we can make your home furnishing dreams come true. For this holiday season Walters WoodWorks is making a limited supply of cutting boards, charcuterie boards, and votive candle holders for your seasonal gift giving. Send me an email to place an order while supplies last!