Mac Madness is a macaroni & cheese tasting competition where you’ll enjoy tasting flavorful and delicious mac & cheese recipes from local restaurants.  Please check back for updates on the restaurants participating.

Where: St. Andrew Presbyterian Church, 140 Gathering Place Lane
Iowa City, IA 52246

When: April 28, 2019, 12:00PM – 3:00PM

Tickets: Tickets are available online and at the door

General Admission: $10/person: ONE tasting at each station

People’s Choice Admission: $20/person: TWO tastings at each station AND a vote for the People’s Choice Award

*Children 10 and under are FREE with the purchase of a General Admission or People’s Choice ticket*

Aside from all the yummy tastings, the event will have entertainment and raffles.

Awards will be:    #1 Judges’ Choice     –     #1 People’s Choice

Thank you to the supporters that make this event possible.  If you are interested in being a sponsor or participating restaurant please contact Christina Kimerle.

Judges: Whitney Russell (Urban Acres), Laurie Smith (Leash on Life)

Platinum Pooch Sponsor: 



Cool Cats Sponsors:

Happy Hounds Sponsors:


Participating Restaurants:



Beverage Sponsors:


We have paired up with the City of Iowa City and Thornberry Off-leash Dog Park to present the 3rd Annual Doggie Health Fair!

Where: Thornberry Off-leash Dog Park, Peninsula Park, Iowa City

When: September 29, 2019, Noon – 3pm

Join us for this FREE community event designed to provide information on various dog health and lifestyle topics.  The first 100 dogs will get a complimentary goodie bag filled with fun stuff.  Vendors will be providing helpful information about their services, selling their products and answering any questions that you might have about your dog(s).

Interested vendors please contact Christina Kimerle,  The vendor space is $25 (provide your own table, chairs, canopy, etc), and nonprofits will receive a complimentary space.  All vendors must be dog-related for this event.

Proceeds from this event benefit the animals at the Iowa City Animal Center.

Sponsors allows us to keep this event FREE for community members to attend.

Thank you to our supporters:


Time to test your trivia knowledge and raise some money for the cats and kittens at the Iowa City Animal Center!

Where: South Slope Community Center, 980 N. Front Street, North Liberty, IA

When: Thursday, April 4, 2019; 7pm (check-in begins at 6:15pm)

Tickets:   SOLD OUT

All teams and individuals need to complete a registration form.

*Prizes awarded to the top 3 teams*

  • Bring your own food/snacks – NO outside beverages
  • We will provide beer, wine and non-alcoholic beverages (tips benefit the animals)
  • No one under the age of 18 permitted
  • We will have a 50/50 raffle so bring your cash

Andrew’s Bar Exam will be our quizmaster for the evening.

Good Luck!

We want to thank our community partners that make this event possible:

South Slope supports FACF