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Meet the Author
Katie Mills Giorgio  
100 Things to Do in Cedar Rapids Before You Die

Tuesday, December 5, 2023

Program begins at 6:00 PM

Doors open at 5:30 PM

The History Center

800 Second Avenue SE

Cedar Rapids, IA 52403

Cedar Rapids is the second-largest city in the state of Iowa and has long been known as the City of Five Seasons . . . a place where you can experience spring, summer, fall, and winter and take the time—the fifth season—to enjoy them all. Consider 100 Things to Do in Cedar Rapids Before You Die as your guide to soaking up all this Midwestern gem of a city has to offer any time of year.

Local writer Katie Mills Giorgio is your host for making the most of your time in Cedar Rapids, whether you are looking for tasty eats, rich creative experiences, or an opportunity to get in touch with nature. This book is filled with insider tips and more than 100 ideas to enjoy all that Cedar Rapids and the surrounding area has to offer.

Katie Mills Giorgio is a freelance writer, editor, and nonprofit professional living and working in her hometown of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She’s been creating content for newspapers, magazines, websites, and nonprofit organizations for more than two decades, getting her start writing concert reviews for the Cedar Rapids Gazette while still in college. She’s written for a wide variety of publications, including,, and U.S. News & World Report. 100 Things to Do in Cedar Rapids Before You Die is her first book. Katie, an aspiring children’s book author, is a member of the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators. But her favorite role is mom of two teenagers.

Tickets: $7.00 general admission; $5.00 members of The History Center

Meet the Author series is sponsored by Cedar Rapids Bank & Trust.

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