Investigate Midwest and its IowaWatch newsroom plan its annual Spring Storytelling Night at The Graduate Hotel in Iowa City on Thursday, April 20.

– “Grown Here, But Home Here?” from Forrest Meyer
– “Bloom Where You’re Planted” from Scott Koepke
– “Finding Home Again” from Ann McGlynn
– “The Day Baseball Died in Farmersburg” from Lyle Muller
– “From Zero to 80 mph Winds: Year One of Rhubarb Botanicals & Lamb’s Quarter” from Emma Barber and Jeremy Wilhelm

This event is co-produced with the University of Iowa Events Management Certification program.

Doors open with music starting at 5:45 p.m. Attendees can order appetizers or dinner on their own and enjoy a themed drink ahead of the speakers starting at 6:30. Tickets are $20 and include a free drink. (They can be purchased ahead of time or at the door.) 
There will be a silent auction and a themed Trivia Contest. This event is being sponsored in part by Alan Swanson with Blank and McCune, The Real Estate Company, in Iowa City. 

Iowa Public Radio’s Charity Nebbe will be introducing the speakers, and IPR will broadcast its recording of the event following the evening. (Watch for scheduling announcements.)

Type of work:

News Based on facts, either observed and verified directly by the reporter, or reported and verified from knowledgeable sources.