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Beat the Bitter

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January 2021

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Kid Activity Kits

January 25 - January 29
Your Home North Liberty, IA 52317 United States + Google Map
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Activity Kits

We’ll miss the flurry of fun of Beat the Bitter’s annual Fire and Ice family event, so the we've arranged 200 free activity kits.  Get a kit by: Making a reservation from the 100 kits available on Eventbrite. Instructions for a socially distanced pickup at the North Liberty Library the week of Jan. 25 will be emailed the week prior. Pick up from the 75 kits available at the recreation center entrance of the Community Center the week of Jan.…

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Ice Sculpture Walk

January 30 - January 31
Penn Meadows Park, 170 N Dubuque Street
North Liberty, 52317 US
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Penn Meadows Park
Ice Sculpture

Admire nine ice sculptures along the trail in Penn Meadows Park! Master carvers will create works of frozen art the morning of Saturday, Jan. 30. Stop by in the morning to watch them in action, or visit the sculptures at your leisure any time on Jan. 30 and 31 or right before the 15-minute winter fireworks display presented by GIECO Careers at 7 p.m. on Jan. 31. Sculptures will be illuminated both evenings. Parking is available in both the north…

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5K-ish Obstacle? Run

January 30 - February 6
Around North Liberty North LIberty, IA 52317 United States + Google Map
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Around North Liberty
5K Medal

Fans of Beat the Bitter have come to love the fun--but challenging--obstacle race in Penn Meadows Park each year. But to keep our fans safe and healthy so they can join us for more obstacle runs in the future, our 2021 run will be a bit different. Complete a 5K-ish Obstacle? Run loop from We Run out to Centennial Park and back any time between Jan. 30 to Feb. 6. Afterwards, stop in to We Run to receive a commemorative…

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Igloo Jam COVID Relief Concert

January 30
8:00 pm
- 9:30 pm
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The Pork Tornadoes

Make an impact while jamming out with The Pork Tornadoes from the comfort and safety of your own home! The Igloo Jam presented by GreenState Credit Union returns (virtually) for its third year on Saturday, Jan. 30. The livestream concert will raise funds for the United Way of Johnson & Washington Counties Community Disaster Relief Fund, currently focused on ensuring that our region’s most vulnerable families have the support they need to weather the short and long-term impacts of the…

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Fireworks

January 31
7:00 pm
- 7:15 pm
Penn Meadows Park, 170 N Dubuque Street
North Liberty, 52317 US
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Penn Meadows Park
Fire & Ice

Thanks to GEICO Careers, Beat the Bitter's annual 15-minute winter fireworks display is back on Sunday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in Penn Meadows Park. Bundle up and bring along blankets–or maybe even your sled to sit in, and while you wait for the show to begin take a stroll on the park's trail and enjoy the Ice Sculpture Walk. Per Johnson County mandate, attendees should wear a face mask if enjoying the show outside of a vehicle and maintain…

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February 2021

Free - With Registration

Idita Pod Race

February 6
3:00 pm
- 4:30 pm
Around North Liberty North LIberty, IA 52317 United States + Google Map
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Around North Liberty
Idita Pod Race

You and your quarantine pod have exactly 90 minutes to get around North Liberty, locate the secret spots from a list of clues, take photos, solve riddles and score points. The game starts at 3 SHARP on Saturday, Feb. 6. Collect your clues and instructions at the North Liberty Community Center, 520 W. Cherry St., at 3 p.m. sharp, figure out where you’re heading and how you can score the most points. From there, you’ll visit secret locations and upload…

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Virtual Snuggie Crawl

February 6
7:00 pm
- 11:59 pm
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Virtual Snuggie Crawl

Beat the Bitter and Collins Community Credit Union are back with the fifth year of the Snuggie Crawl! Great news--capacity for the always quick to sell out event is unlimited this year AND the event is free! Bad news--it will be virtual to keep our community safe. Good news--this isn't just another Zoom event. The 2021 Snuggie Crawl will be on Gather Town, a virtual space where your avatar can move about to our virtual bar stops, chat with avatars located…

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