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Investigative journalist Nikole Hannah-Jones will be the featured speaker at the Martin Luther King Jr. banquet in Waterloo on Sunday.

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Lunchtime Concert

  • Time: Noon today.
  • Location: Hearst Center for the Arts, 304 W. Seerley Blvd., Cedar Falls.
  • Details: Katherine Osborne, mezzo-soprano, and James Jenkins, piano, will perform.
  • Admission: Free.

UNI women's basketball vs. Evansville

  • Time: 7 p.m. today.
  • Location: McLeod Center, Cedar Falls.
  • Tickets: Call 273-4849 or go to www.unitix.uni.edu.

Iowa Games Snowshoe Race

  • Time: 7:45 a.m. Saturday.
  • Location: Eagle Lodge, Ingawanis Woodland, 2588 Hawthorne Ave., Janesville.
  • Details: For more details, go to www.iowagames.org.

A Mad Scientist Tea Party

  • Time: 10 a.m. to noon Saturday.
  • Location: Snowden House, 306 Washington St., Waterloo.
  • Details: Enjoy bubbling experiments and hair raising finger foods during A Mad Scientist Tea Party at the Snowden House. Learn about some of the craziest scientists in history while enjoying your very own chemical concoctions. ​

Soup Cook-off

  • Time: 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday.
  • Location: Waterloo Eagles Club, 202 E. First St., Waterloo.
  • Details: Taste the best soups in the Cedar Valley, or enter your own recipe. To cost to enter, but to eat, it's $5 to taste and vote; $1 for one container. Celebrity guests will judge.

UNI men's basketball vs. Valparaiso

  • Time: 7 p.m. Saturday.
  • Location: McLeod Center, Cedar Falls.
  • Tickets: Call 273-4849 or go to www.unitix.uni.edu.

UNI women's basketball vs. Indiana State

  • Time: 2 p.m. Sunday.
  • Location: McLeod Center, Cedar Falls.
  • Tickets: Call 273-4849 or go to www.unitix.uni.edu.

Waterloo Black Hawks vs. Omaha

  • Time: 3:05 p.m. Sunday.
  • Location: Young Arena, 125 Commercial St., Waterloo.
  • Tickets: Call 291-7680 or go to www.waterlooblackhawks.com.

Martin Luther King Jr. Banquet

  • Time: 5 p.m. Sunday.
  • Location: Electric Park Ballroom, 310 W. Conger St., Waterloo.
  • Details: Keynote speaker is Waterloo native Nikole Hannah-Jones, an award-winning investigative reporter.

MLK Day of Service

  • Time: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday.
  • Location: Maucker Union, University of Northern Iowa campus, Cedar Falls.
  • Details: The Northeast Iowa Food Bank is partnering with the UNI Service and Leadership Council and the Volunteer Center for the Cedar Valley for this event. The public is invited to help pack backpacks for the food bank.

Hearst Film Series

  • Time: 7 p.m. Tuesday.
  • Location: Hearst Center for the Arts, 304 W. Seerley Blvd., Cedar Falls.
  • Details: The Hearst screens classic, foreign, and independent films Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. from September through May in Mae Latta Hall. Each month features a different theme. January’s theme is “heartwarming movies.” Today’s movie is “Rudy.”
  • Admission: Free.

UNI men's basketball vs. Drake

  • Time: 7 p.m. Tuesday.
  • Location: McLeod Center, Cedar Falls.
  • Details: For tickets, call 273-4849 or go to www.unitix.uni.edu.
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