- Ben Griffin and Michael Lyons, two London based Veterans for Peace will speak at 7 p.m. at the Coralville Public Library, Meeting Room A. Sponsored by the Eastern Iowa Chapter of Veterans for Peace. The British Veterans for Peace will also speak in Waterloo Aug. 14, and Des Moines Aug. 15. For more info, contact Gil Landolt at 515-333-2180 or email@example.com
- Dr. Jeffrey Patterson DO of Physicians for Social Responsibility of Wisconsin will speak at 7 p.m. at the Iowa City Public Library, Meeting Room A on the topic, “Humanitarian Threats of Nuclear Weapons.”
Friday, Aug. 16, Social Justice Movie Night at Progressive Action for the Common Good at 7 p.m. in Davenport. Featured film is “Earth at Risk.” Cobblestone Place- Community Room, 1212 W. 3rd St. Popcorn and lemonade provided.
Ongoing through Aug. 18: The Iowa State Fair at the state fairgrounds in Des Moines. Aug. 12: Veterans Day; Aug. 13: Farm Bureau Day; Aug. 14: Older Iowans Day; Aug. 15: Iowa Park and Recreation Day; Aug. 16: Iowa Corn Day; Aug. 17: Wellmark Day. Check out the entire schedule here.