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Thursday, March 1, 2018

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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:

  • Senior Exercise (Monday/Wednesday/Friday)
  • Meetings: City Council (March 6), Library Board of Trustees (March 7), Planning and Zoning Commission (March 7)
  • Senior Lunch Club: Fuzzy’s Tacos (March 7)
  • Family Night at the Library (March 12)

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Finishing 1st

Major Road Reconstruction to Begin

1st Avenue & Coral Ridge Avenue

Road construction begins this spring and lasts most of 2018 along 1st Avenue (from 6th Street to 9th Street) and Coral Ridge Avenue (from Oakdale Boulevard to Forevergreen Road). While traffic delays are expected, the benefits from the long-awaited improvements will last into the future.

Learn about these projects at www.coralville.org/projects.

Coral Ridge Ave Improvements

Stay informed about road construction

Plan ahead to stay informed about road construction that may impact your travel. From signing up to receive text and email alerts to joining us for weekly public meetings with the contractors, there are many ways for area residents and businesses to stay informed.
Stay informed about road construction

Construction worker

We’ll be in North Liberty

March 7 | 4:30-6:00 pm

Coralville staff will be at North Liberty’s Project Open House in the North Liberty Community Library to talk about the upcoming construction on Coral Ridge Avenue.
North Liberty Project Open House


Coralville

Date Change for City Council Meeting

No meeting during spring break week

A City Council meeting has been scheduled for Tuesday, March 6 at 6:30 pm to take the place of the March 13 regular Coralville City Council meeting.
City Council Meeting


Muddy trail

Leaving a Trace Behind Is “Off Track” on Natural Surface Trails 

Riding on natural surface trails is fun, but riding in wet conditions can ruin the experience for everyone. If tire tracks are left behind while riding, it’s time to get off the trail and wait until a drier day. 
 
Woodpecker Single Track Trail remains open and can be used at the rider’s discretion if not leaving a track. Coralville Creekside Cross is closed due to freeze/thaw conditions. Look for course condition announcements at www.coralville.org/creeksidecross.


Clock

Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 11

The start of Daylight Saving Time is near: "spring forward" and set your clocks ahead one hour at 2:00 am on Sunday, March 11. When you change your clocks, remember to replace the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors.


Coralville Center for the Performing Arts

On Stage at the Center for the Performing Arts

The Sound of Music

March 2-4

Students from Regina High School will present the musical The Sound of Music.

Camelot:  In Concert

Monday, March 5 | 7:30 pm

Borrowing from the Arthurian legends, Lerner and Loewe’s masterpiece triumphed on Broadway and led to a film version and revivals across the globe.

Kirkwood Elementary Concert

Tuesday, March 6 | 6:00 pm

Students from Kirkwood Elementary in grades 3-6 will perform.

Regina Bands Concert

Wednesday, March 7 | 7:00 pm

Band students from Regina Middle School and Regina High School will perform.


ICCSD KidSing Festival

Thursday, March 8 | 4:00 pm

Iowa City Community School District 5th and 6th graders will have a day of singing and community building, culminating in a concert.

Red Lipstick Burlesque Revue

Saturday, March 10 | 8:00 pm

The women of Vitality and The Va Va Voom! give you a one-of-a-kind classic burlesque experience.
 
What’s on stage


Library

What's Happening at the Library

Library Closed for Staff In-Service

Friday, March 2 

The Coralville Public Library will be closed for a staff in-service on Friday, March 2. Regular library hours will resume on Saturday, March 3 at 9:00 am.

It’s a Mystery:
Bluebird, Bluebird by Attica Locke

Wednesday, March 14 | 10:00 am

A black Texas Ranger is called to a small Texas town to investigate the murders of a black lawyer from Chicago and a local white woman. Mystery discussion


Novel Conversations:
The Age of Innocence by Edith Wharton

Thursday, March 15 | 7:00 pm

This winner of the 1921 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction is the classic Gilded Age story of reputation, love, livelihood, hope, and family. Novel discussion

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