{Weekend Wednesday}: Family Friendly Activities in Cedar Rapids March 9th-11th

Happy Wednesday!! Are you wondering what to do with your family this weekend? We’ve got you covered! Here are our Top Picks of this weekend’s family friendly activities in the Cedar Rapids area! 

Weekend Wednesday: Family Friendly Activities in Cedar Rapids

Friday, March 9th

Fridays@NewBo: Family Trivia Night |  6:00 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. @ NewBo City Market

Join us as Andrew’s Bar Exam presents three fun 30-minute quizzes with questions appropriate for young and old trivia masters. First place wins a little something from the Shopkeepers at NewBo City Market! This event is free and open to the public. 

Saturday, March 10th

Hy-Vee Character Breakfast Buffets |  8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. @ Various Hy-Vee locations in Cedar Rapids

Take your pick from the characters below and enjoy breakfast with them! See individual event pages (linked below) for information on pricing and specific times for the buffet.

Breakfast with Spongebob & Patrick @ Hy-Vee on 20 Wilson Ave SW

Breakfast with Frozen Characters @ Hy-Vee on 279 Collins Road NE

Breakfast with the Easter Bunny @ Hy-Vee on 1843 Johnson Ave NW

Old Fashioned Easter Eggs |  10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. @ Ushers Ferry Historic Village

Celebrate spring and help the Easter bunny! Decorate your own Easter eggs with natural dyes and other fun techniques. After the work is done, play games, and enjoy other old fashioned Easter fun. For ages: 2+ years with Adult. Cost: $9 for Cedar Rapids residents, $10 for non-residents. To register, call Cedar Rapids Parks and Recreation at 319-286-5566 or visit www.crrec.org. Program #314803-01

ALS Night with the Cedar Rapids Rough Riders |  7:05 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. @ Cedar Rapids Ice Arena

Join us on Saturday, March 10, 2018, for ALS Night with the Cedar Rapids Roughriders! The game begins at 7:05 PM at The Cedar Rapids Ice Arena, as the RoughRiders take on the Green Bay Gamblers. 

You can purchase red, blue, gray, or green zone tickets and $3 per ticket will go back to support the ALS community here in Iowa. Tickets can be purchased at:


  • Fundraiser ID: Musser
  • Select March 10th and then which section you would like to sit in. Click “Add to Cart” and then “checkout”.

You will receive a confirmation email, and you can pick up your tickets at the RoughRiders Box Office with a photo ID.

Sunday, March 11th

Sensitive Bunny |  9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. @ Lindale Mall (East Side of Food Court)

Lindale Mall is glad to offer Sensitive Bunny visits this year, with considerations that will enhance your whole family’s opportunity to cherish this lasting memory. The event is presented in partnership with Autism Speaks whose mission is to enhance lives and accelerate solutions for families with special needs members. The mall is taking unique considerations to offer your family a sensory-friendly environment, as they turn off radios and limit crowds. Tickets are free. Register here.

Me & My Mini Me Sign Painting Workshop |  11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. @ Scooters Coffee (2300 Edgewood Rd SW) 

Moms, dads, grandmas, grandpas, aunts and uncles! Bring your little one out to a fun wood sign painting workshop. You will both choose a sign to paint using a stencil. The workshop will last approximately 2 hours. Space is limited so purchase your design soon to reserve your spot! This workshop is geared for kids, tweens, and teens 5 years and up. Purchase tickets here.

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