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Thursday, January 21, 2016

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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:

  • Library closed for staff in-service (Jan. 25)
  • Meetings: City Council (Jan. 26), Library Board of Trustees (Feb. 3), Planning and Zoning (Feb. 3)
  • Tot Lot (Jan. 26 & Feb. 2)
  • Wee Read (Jan. 28 & Feb. 4)

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Take the Chill out of Winter

Celebrate the season at WinterFest

Sunday, January 24 | 1:00-4:00 pm

Warm up with free frosty fun and celebrate winter at the Iowa River Landing! Enjoy indoor and outdoor activities, entertainment, horse-drawn trolley rides, root beer tasting, and more. Non-perishable donations will be accepted for the Coralville Ecumenical Food Pantry. Learn more

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BrrrFest Will Be Hoppin'

Tickets are on sale

Saturday, January 30 | 1:00-4:00 pm

Celebrate the beers of winter and the brewers who make them; a portion of the proceeds supports Coralville’s 4thFest. More than 50 breweries from the Midwest are scheduled to be there. General admission tickets are on sale now! Learn more

City Budget Planning Open to the Public

City budget planning for Fiscal Year 2017 is underway at work sessions, which are open to the public and normally follow City Council meetings. The proposed budget will be presented at the City Council meeting on February 9, with a public hearing on February 23. Learn more

Swimming lessons

Splish, Splash!

Now hiring lifeguards & swim instructors

The Coralville Parks and Recreation Department is hiring lifeguards and swim lesson instructors for the spring season. Lessons start the first week of February with Monday/Wednesday evenings and Saturday mornings. Learn more

On Stage at the Center for the Performing Arts

Willy Wonka: The Musical

January 22-24

Presented by Nolte Academy of Dance. The delicious adventures experienced by Charlie Bucket on his visit to Willy Wonka's mysterious chocolate factory light up the stage in this captivating adaptation of Roald Dahl's fantastical tale. 

Orchestra Iowa: Stirring Fantasies

Friday, January 29

Presented by Orchestra Iowa. These musicians expansively soar and thrill in masterworks for large string ensemble. Experience music by Ralph Vaughn Williams, Tchaikovsky, and Bizet.

Learn more

What's Happening at the Library

February is W.A.R.M.! 

Thursday, January 28 | 10:00 am-2:00 pm & 4:00-6:00 pm

Warm up with cookies and cocoa as we kick off Winter Adult Reading Month registration! Participants who complete the program have a chance to win prizes like a Kindle Fire or gift certificates. Registration continues at the Library and online throughout February. Learn more

Stage on the Page: Disgraced by Ayad Akhtar

Thursday, January 28 | 10:00 am

Corporate lawyer Amir Kapoor is happy, in love, and about to land the biggest promotion of his life. But beneath the veneer, success has come at a price. Join us for the discussion! Learn more

Free Movie: Groundhog Day (PG)

Tuesday, February 2 | 6:00 pm

Celebrate Groundhog Day with this classic Bill Murray movie. Fresh popcorn will be provided. Learn more

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