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Wednesday, November 23, 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:

  • Thanksgiving hours (November 24 & 25)
  • Family Storytime (November 26)
  • Tot Lot (December 1)
  • Family Storytime (December 3)
  • Meetings: Library Board of Trustees (December 7), Planning & Zoning (December 7)
  • LitFlicks Movie Night (December 8)

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City Hall

What's Open, What's Closed on Thanksgiving

Adjusted hours & closures

Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, some City offices, buildings, and services will have adjusted hours or closures. City administrative offices and the Library will be closed on Thursday and Friday, November 24 and 25. Coralville Transit will not operate on Thanksgiving Day, and on Friday buses will run a Saturday route and schedule. Learn more

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Trash & Recycling Pickup Dates

Check the holiday schedule for your collection

Due to Thanksgiving, trash and recycling for Thursday routes will be picked up the Monday after Thanksgiving. The week after Thanksgiving, all routes will be picked up one day later than usual. Learn more

Recycle holiday lights

How to Recycle Holiday Lights

Collection bins located in Coralville

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. Learn more

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A Little Stubble for a Good Cause

"No shave November" grows on police

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 area officers and local citizens who are battling cancer. Donations benefit the Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center at UIHC. 

Festival of Trees

Upcoming Holiday Events

Sweets with Santa

Friday, November 25 | 10:30 am, 1:00 pm, & 3:00 pm

Decorate your own holiday cookie, sip hot cocoa, and have your photo taken with Santa amidst the trees and wreaths decorated for the Festival of Trees at Brown Deer Golf Club. Learn more

Festival of Trees

Saturday, November 26 | 6:30 pm

Kick off the holiday season with food, fun, festive performances, and holiday decor. This supports many programs of the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts. Learn more

Holiday Extravaganza

Saturday, December 3 | 9:00 am-1:00 pm

Coralville’s annual Holiday Extravaganza is the perfect one-stop-shop to find gifts for family, friends, and teachers while supporting local businesses—with a chance to win prizes! Learn more

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