June 29: Pink Glow Stick VIgil to Support Planned Parenthood.  8 PM. Iowa State Capitol

July 6: Lee County Labor Chapter Meeting. 6 PM Keokuk Labor Temple

July 6: Great River Area Labor Federation meeting. 7 PM Keokuk Labor Temple

July 8: Western Iowa Labor Federation Golf Tournament. Fox Run Golf Course. 9 AM start. Contact Scott Punteney,  402-657-1007

July 8: Pat McCleary Solidarity Memorial Benefit Ride and Picnic. Ride 10:30 AM, Picnic  PM. Union Labor Park, 4640 NW Morningstar Drive, Des Moines. Motorcycle Poker Run.

July 11: Candidate Academy. 5:30 PM. Lee County Labor Chapter, Keokuk Labor Temple, 301 Blondeau, St. Keokuk, IA. U of I labor center presentaton along with Democratic Activists Women’s Network.

July 12: Candidate Academy – Iowa City ICFL Office, 940 S Gilbert Court, Iowa CIty. 5 PM  319-361-2374

July 15: Revolution Iowa: From Protest to Power. CCI Iowa Event

July 16: Midwest School for Women Workers: Madison WI. July 16 – 20.  Midwest School for Women Workers: “Women Rising” Sunday, July 16 – Thursday, July 20, Madison, Wisconsin
The Midwest School for Women Workers brings working women together to develop leadership skills, understand the challenges and issues facing the labor movement, and learn from one another. Participants attend core skill-building classes, workshops and plenary sessions on current economic and policy issues affecting unions and workers in the US and globally. Click here for brochure / click here to register.

July 18: Iowa Community Action Association, speaker H.Luke Shaefer, co-author of $2.00 a day: living on Almost Nothing in America. West Des Moines Marriott. register at

July 25: Lee County WIN Meeting 6 PM. Keokuk Labor Temple

July 28: Laborers’ Cup Annual Charity Golf Classic. Terrace Hills Golf Course, Altoona, Iowa. 7:30 AM.  515-265-6131  or

July 29: 7th Annual Solidarity Ride and Poker Run for Eastern Iowa Honor Flight. Registration 8:30 AM . For more information call: 319-310-4989 or 319-540-1973.

July 31 : Davenport WIN Meeting.6 PM. 

August 5: Hawkeye Labor COuncil Steak Fry. 5 PM. 1211 Wiley Blvd SW Cedar Rapids, Iowa. For tickets or sponsorship cnn Rick Moyle, at 319-396-8461.

August 5: LGBTQ Senior Summit.  One Iowa

August 12: Hawkeye Area Labor Council Annual Golf Tournament. 11 AM. Wildcat Golf COurse, SHellsburg, Iowa.  319-396-8461  or

August 19: Workman;s Compensation Class. Lee County Labor Chapter, Keokuk Labor Temple, 301 Blondeau St. Keokuk.

August 21: Tech Ed Class. 2000 Walker.

August 22: Community Services Conference. Prairie Meadows. 9 AM. Prairie Meadows. 

August 23: Iowa Alliance for Retired Americans, will honor Janice Laue at their awards reception. 5 PM. Prairie Meadows. RSVP 515-262-9571 or

August 23- 25 2017 IFL Convention – Prairie Meadows

August 26: Vettes for Vets: LeClaire

September 2 – 4: Labor Day Events:  

Cedar Falls: Blak Hawk Union Assembly.  Gateway Shelter 11:30 am.

Cedar Rapids: Hawkeye Area Labor Council. 11 AM. Food, music and children entertainment. Hawkeye Downs, 4400  6th St. SW Cedar Rapids.

Des Moines

Fort Dodge

Mason City: North Iowa Nine Labor Assembly. Georgia Hanford Park, 2300 block of South Pennsylvania Ave.  11AM. All are welcome.

September 23: ACLU Bill of Rights Brunch. 10 AM  Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden

October 7: GRALF 9 AM to 2 PM. Labor Center Class.  USW Local 105 Hall. 

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