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Thursday, November 12, 2015

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Upcoming Events

Check out the upcoming events, meetings, activities, and performances at the City of Coralville. Highlights for the next two weeks include:

  • Meetings: Board of Adjustment (November 16), Parks and Recreation Commission (November 16), City Council (November 24)
  • Family Storytime (November 14 & 21)
  • Primetimer’s Potluck (November 16)
  • Music Time with Nancy (November 17)

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No Shave November Grows on Police

Stubble for a good cause

There’s a reason why some folks in the Coralville Police Department are sporting five o’clock shadows or wearing lavender lately: during No-Shave November, they’re supporting their fellow officers in Iowa City and local citizens facing a battle with cancer. Donations benefit the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at UIHC. Learn more


Holiday lights

How to Recycle Holiday Lights

Drop-off sites open November 21

If you have old, burned out, or unwanted holiday lights, don’t trash them – recycle them instead!  Drop off strings of lights at any of the City’s five holiday light recycling locations beginning November 21.  Learn more


Discuss I-380/West Forevergreen Road Interchange

Iowa DOT hosts public meeting

Wednesday, November 18 | 5:00-6:30 pm

The Iowa Department of Transportation will host a public meeting at the North Liberty Recreation Center to discuss the proposed interchange at West Forevergreen Road and Interstate 380 near North Liberty. This includes proposed improvements along West Forevergreen Road from Jasper Avenue Northwest east to Highway 965. Learn more



Legislative Open House

Annual Legislative Open House

Tuesday, November 24 | 4:00-6:00 pm

Legislators will be at City Hall to share their views on the upcoming session and answer questions. This is open to the public. Please join us! Learn more  


Coralville Transit

Coralville Transit Is Hiring

Make the wheels on the bus go ‘round!

Coralville Transit is hiring! Shifts are available for regular part-time drivers for approximately 25 hours per week. Applicants must have a current, valid CDL. Apply today!  Learn more



Three City Commissions Accepting Applications

Make a difference in your community!

Participating in local government is one way to impact your community. Applications for positions on the Coralville Parks and Recreation, Arts, and Broadband Telecommunications Commissions are being accepted through 5:00 pm on Wednesday, November 25. Learn more



On Stage at the Center for the Performing Arts

Out of Bounds Presented by Working Group Theatre

November 14, 2015

Humorous, thoughtful, and honest, Out of Bounds weaves together video, comic books, and interviews to tell the stories of kids stuck on the outside and the adults who feel powerless to help them. 

A Stevie Wonder Tribute

November 20, 2015

Byron "BK " Davis, Steinway International Artist, performs a must-see Stevie Wonder tribute.

All That Glitters

November 21, 2015

It’s Old Capitol Opera’s Second Annual fundraising Gala! Finally, the opportunity to wear that glitzy gown or swanky dress that’s sitting in your closet!


Generations of Jazz

November 23, 2015

This annual event features area high school jazz bands and the Iowa City / Johnson County Senior Center's Silver Swing Band. 

Save the Date: Festival of Trees, Breakfast with Santa, & Auction

November 27 & 28

Celebrate the season at the Festival of Trees open house, have breakfast with Santa, or kick up your heels at a tree gala and auction. Events will be held at Brown Deer Golf Club, and support many programs of the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. 

Learn more



What's Happening at the Library

Stage on the Page: Beyond Therapy by Christopher Durang

Thursday, November 19 | 10:00 am

“Durang’s Beyond Therapy [is] zany in a particularly intelligent way…wickedly funny, terribly slanted, and essentially true.” (Dan Sullivan, LA TimesLearn more

Novel Conversations: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

Thursday, November 19 | 7:00 pm

Mark Twain’s classic is the fodder for discussions of literature, slavery, society, and more. Join us as we light out for the territory and talk about this great adventure story. Learn more

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