Join us in visiting Barter Theatre to see “Leaving Iowa”! Buses will leave the center at 10:30am on Thursday, July 13, 2017 and return around 6:00pm. The cost is $30.00 and lunch will be on your own at Milano’s Italian Restaurant. “Leaving Iowa” is the story of Don Browning, a middle-aged writer, who returns home and decides to finally take his father’s ashes to his childhood home, as requested. But when Don discovers Grandma’s house is now a grocery store, he begins traveling across Iowa searching for a proper resting place for his father. This father-and-son road trip shifts smoothly from the present to Don’s memories of the annual, torturous vacations of his childhood. Don’s existential journey leads him to reconcile his past and present at the center of the United States. Leaving Iowa is a postcard to anyone who has ever found him or herself driving alone on a road, revisiting fond memories of his or her youth. The spark behind Leaving Iowa comes from being children of parents from the now dubbed “greatest generation Stop by the front office to Sign up now!