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Thursday, December 22, 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:

  • Holiday Trash Schedule (Dec. 26-Jan. 6)
  • Meetings: City Council (December 27)
  • Family Storytime (December 31)
  • Snowball Soiree (January 3)

View all upcoming events

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What’s Open, What’s Closed

Holiday hours and schedules

City administrative offices will close at noon on December 23 and 30, and will be closed on December 26 and January 2. 

On December 24 and 31, bus service will end at 6:00 pm. On December 27, buses will run a Saturday route and a modified 1st Avenue route. There will be no bus service on December 26 and January 2.

The library will be closed on December 24-26 and January 1 and 2.

The Recreation Center and Indoor Pool will be closed on December 24, 25, and January 1, with modified hours on December 31.

View the full holiday schedule

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Trash & Recycling Dates to Know

Set your trash out one day later than usual

Due to holidays, all trash and recycling routes will be picked up one day later than usual during the weeks of December 26 and January 2. Learn more

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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 January, we'll pick up live holiday trees at the curb. To be recycle-ready, greenery should be free of decorations, lights, bags, and stands. Learn more

Holiday lights  

Do you have strings of holiday lights to get rid of? The City offers free holiday light recycling at five drop-off locations in Coralville until January 9. Learn more

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BrrrFest Will Be Hoppin' 

General admission tickets on sale

Celebrate the beers of winter and the brewers who make them at the annual Coralville BrrrFest on January 28, 2017. A portion of the proceeds supports Coralville’s 4thFest! Tickets are on sale now at


Tour the Twinkling Lights

The best holiday light displays in Coralville

‘Tis the season for holiday light displays with twinkling lights, inflatables, music, and more. We’ve mapped the community’s recommended holiday light displays to help those taking self-guided tours of lights in Coralville. Enjoy! Learn more

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What's Happening at the Library 

Free Family Movie: Zootopia

Wednesday, December 28 | 1:00 pm

Warm up during this free winter break program for the whole family! Bring your own snacks and enjoy the fun.
Learn more

Snowball Soiree

Tuesday, January 3 | 3:00 pm

Teens are invited to kick off the new year with Igloos, snacks, sox-snowballs, and snUGLY sweaters! Registration is required. Learn more

New Year’s Make & Take

Saturday, December 31 | Noon-2:00 pm

Families can drop in to make a festive New Year’s crown. After crafting, explore the library for great books to start the new year! Learn more

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