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Thursday, December 24, 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:

  • City offices close at noon (December 24 & 31)
  • City offices closed (December 25 & January 1)
  • Family Storytime (December 26 & January 2)
  • Tot Lot (December 29 & January 5)
  • Ginger Madness (December 28)

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City of Coralville

What's Open, What's Closed for the Holidays

City Offices & Recreation

On December 24, City offices will close at noon, and the Recreation Center and indoor pool will be closed all day. All City offices and facilities will be closed on December 25 and January 1. Some services and facilities will have modified hours on December 31.

Bus Schedules

Coralville Transit will run a Saturday schedule ending at 6:00 pm on December 24, and a regular schedule ending at 6:00 pm on December 31. On December 25 and January 1, there will be no transit service.


The Coralville Public Library will be closed on December 24, 25, and January 1. On December 31, the Library will close at 6:00 pm.

Trash & Recycling

Put out your trash and recycling on your regular collection day; there is no change to the pickup schedule during the weeks of December 21 and 28.

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View the full holiday schedule

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'Tis the Season to Recycle

Holiday Wrappings

Gift wrap, packing peanuts, and bubble wrap are not recyclable. However, cardboard wrapping paper tubes, holiday cards and envelopes without foil or embellishments, and some types of tissue paper can be recycled. Learn more

Holiday Trees & Greenery

Throughout the month of January, the Solid Waste Department will collect live holiday trees, wreaths, and swags curbside to be composted. To be recycle-ready, greenery should be free of decorations, lights, bags, and stands. Learn more

Holiday Lights  

Do you have unused or broken strings of holiday lights? The City offers free holiday light recycling at five drop-off locations throughout Coralville until January 4! Learn more

Coralville BrrrFest

BrrrFest Will Be Hoppin'

Saturday, January 30

Celebrate the beers of winter and the brewers who make them at the fifth annual Coralville BrrrFest on January 30, 2016. A portion of the proceeds supports Coralville’s 4thFest! Tickets are on sale now at

On Stage at the Center for the Performing Arts

Orchestra Iowa: French Kiss

January 10

This program features French chamber music spanning three centuries. The Baroque harpsichord and the modern trumpet join the Orchestra’s principal strings. Learn more

What's Happening at the Library

Family Movie: Inside Out (PG)

December 29 | 1:00 pm

Bring the entire family and your own snacks to a winter break movie! Learn more

Noon Year’s Eve

December 31 | 11:00 am-Noon

Ring in 2016 early with games and snacks for the whole family, and count down to 12:00 pm (noon) together! Learn more

LitFlicks Movie Night

Tuesday, January 5 | 6:00 pm

We’ll belatedly celebrate the birthday of J.R.R. Tolkien with a viewing of the movie Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring (extended version). Learn more

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