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Thursday, October 13, 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:

  • Family Storytime (October 15)
  • R.E.A.D. Therapy Dogs (October 16)
  • Senior Potluck (October 17)
  • Meetings: Board of Adjustment (October 17), City Council (October 25)
  • Teen Beetle Juice Party (October 22)

View all upcoming events

Coffee with a cop

Have Coffee with a Cop

It's not too late for a cup of joe

Thursday, October 13 | 10:30 pm-midnight

The Coralville Police Department is hosting “Coffee with a Cop” for night owls at Hurts Donut Company. Stop by and say hello, ask questions, discuss concerns, and get to know the Coralville Police Department outside of a crisis situation. Learn more

Blood drive

Be a Hero & Save a Life

Roll up a sleeve for a community blood drive

Friday, October 14 | 1:00-5:00 pm

The Coralville Police Department and the University of Iowa DeGowin Blood Center have again teamed up for a blood drive at City Hall. One donation can save up to three lives!  Appointments are encouraged, but walk-ins are welcome. Learn more

Fire truck

Fire Department Open House

Sunday, October 16 | Noon-4:00 pm

Visit Fire Station #1 on 5th Street for a live demonstration, fire safety information, fire truck display, kids fire extinguisher game, and refreshments. Learn more

Got drugs?

Is It Time to Clean out Your Medicine Cabinet?

Stop by the Coralville Police Department (1503 5th Street) on National Drug Takeback Day, October 22, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, to get rid of unwanted medications during a special collection event. Or, bring them to an anonymous drop box at the Coralville Police Department weekdays from 7:30 am to 7:00 pm. Learn more

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts

On Stage at the Center for the Performing Arts

Orchestra Iowa Masterworks: Pastoral Beethoven

Friday, October 14 | 7:30 pm

Orchestra Iowa’s 95th season opens its subscription series with a program of symphonic masterpieces that have been the source of audience delight for centuries. Learn more

August: Osage County

October 21-23

Presented by City Circle Acting Company. Tracy Letts’ award-winning dark comedy is the tale of the ultimate dysfunctional family. This play won the Tony for Best Play and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Learn more

Coralville Public Library

What’s Happening at the Library

Novel Conversations Book Group:
Without You, There is No Us by Suki Kim

Thursday, October 20 | 7:00 pm

This year’s One Community, One Book selection is the author’s haunting memoir of teaching English in North Korea during the last six months of Kim Jong-il’s reign. Learn more

LitFlicks Free Movie: I Am Legend

Tuesday, October 25 | 6:00 pm

A brilliant scientist (Will Smith) who survived a man-made plague searches for other survivors as he works for a cure against the odds. Based on the book by Richard Matheson. Learn more

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