Dedicated to Cultural and Community Programming
in Earlham and Madison County, Iowa
Restored inside and out, the historic Bricker-Price Block serves as the cornerstone for renewed community life in Earlham and Madison County, extending a welcome to guests from Central Iowa and beyond. On the ground floor, The Hare & the Hound Restaurant and Saison Café will soon be two of the area’s newest destination dining spots. Upstairs, the Hadley Family Social Club with its classic arched windows, tall tin ceilings and refinished wood floors, is a beautiful setting for parties, receptions, weddings, dinners and corporate meetings. The Hadley Family Social Club also presents a wide variety of entertainment and educational opportunities including live music concerts, trivia competitions, craft fairs and art exhibits. Culinary classes showcasing Iowa’s greatest chefs, gourmet dinners, and cooking competitions round out the offerings in the Prairie Meadows Culinary Kitchen.
Upcoming Classes & Events
Saturday, April 6: Free Yoga at Bricker-Price Block
8am to 9am
Grab your mat (or borrow one) and come try out Yoga for FREE at Bricker-Price Block! Start our your Saturday right on April 6th at 8 AM with a little stretch, relaxation and community. We will be accepting free will donations, and all proceeds will go to a local charity.
MEET YOUR TEACHER:
Dr. Rachel McHugh started practicing yoga 11 years ago when she was pregnant with her now 10 year old twins. She continued to practice hot yoga after the birth for exercise and also relief from lower back pain. Dr. McHugh attended her yoga teacher training with Kris's Hot Yoga in Waukee, Iowa and has since expanded her practice to include gentle yoga, restorative yoga, chair yoga, yin yoga, yoga for children, trauma informed yoga as well as a vinyasa flow style. Rachel's ultimate goal is to make yoga accessible to all ages and abilities. Yoga is for everyone not just the young and flexible!
Friday, April 12: Live Music at Bricker Price Block Featuring The New Mexicos
7pm to 9pm MIC CHECK... Is this thing on? Do we have any COVER BAND lovers out there? The New Mexicos love singing other people's songs like Tom Petty, Bruce Springsteen and some good ole 90's County. So, if you are into some country tunes with a hint of rock and roll, head up to Bricker-Price Block on Friday, April 12th. These guys will be hitting the Bricker-Price hardwood at 7 PM. Another perk... we will selling beer and wine until the music ends.
Thursday, April 18: Throwback Thirsty Thursday at Bricker-Price Block
6pm to 9pm Do you remember the good ole college days of cheap beer? Do you want to reminisce? Join us at Bricker-Price Block Thursday, April 18th at 6 PM for our debut Throwback Thirsty Thursday event! PBR, Hamm's, Schlitz, Old Milwaukee, Keystone, Natty Light and Busch Light are just a few of the featured beers. There is no cover charge for his event. Just come and enjoy some cheap beer!
Friday, May 10: Improv Night at Bricker Price Block
6:30pm to 8:30pm
Are you wondering what to expect? So are we! Improvisation (Improv) is the comedic art of making stuff up in the moment. The characters, themes, settings... we have no idea what to expect! So, get ready for a night of humor and spontaneity.
CHOWDOWN is a live improv comedy show from the minds of Clifton Dewayne Antoine, Jill Leary, Onnalee Kelley, Tim Overton, Paul Privitera and Caitlin Dorsett. These folks are the real deal and are regulars on the Des Moines Social Club comedy calendar. (http://desmoinessocialclub.org/)
Saturday, May 18: Chunky Knit Blanket Class
9am to 12pmFor those folks who cannot attend a weeknight craft event, we have added a Saturday morning class!
In this class, you will be guided through the hand knitting process to create a cozy, one-of-a-kind Chunky Knit Blanket. The blanket requires no needles or knitting experience! The registration fee is $70.00 and includes all materials and instruction.
You will receive enough chunky chenille yarn to make an (approximately) 40" x 50" blanket. You will be able to choose your yarn colors when you arrive for class. A selection of neutral colors (i.e gray, cream, and tan) will be available to choose from. Colors may be limited and are available on a first come, first serve basis.