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Thursday, May 11, 2017

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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 (May 13 & 20)
  • Meetings: Board of Adjustment (May 15), Parks & Recreation Commission (May 15), City Council (May 23)
  • Presentation: How Cycling Spun a Failed Industrial Town into Economic Gold (May 19)
  • Primetimer’s Potluck (May 22)

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Is There a Fire in You?

Coralville is accepting applications for volunteer firefighters. All training is provided, and a new Fire Academy class begins in June. The Fire Department provides training to become Firefighter I certified and pays for training to achieve EMT-B certification. Training in hazardous materials response, vehicle extrication, and confined space rescue is also available. Learn more

City Hall

Be Involved in Your Community

Seat available on Planning & Zoning Commission

Application deadline is June 14

Coralville is accepting applications for an opening on the Planning and Zoning Commission. Be part of the commission that reviews and comments on street, park, or public improvements, as well as plans, plats, and re-plats of subdivisions or re-subdivisions, and send recommendations to the Council before they vote on these issues. Learn more

4thFest crowd

4thFest Parade & Vendor Openings

March in the 4th of July parade

Entries are now being accepted for Coralville's 4thFest parade, the area's largest 4th of July parade. March on!
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Be a vendor

4thFest is also accepting applications for vendors in S.T. Morrison Park on July 3 and 4. Thousands of people attend Coralville's annual 4th of July celebration!
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Farmers' Market Season Is in Bloom

Farmers’ Market Season Is in Bloom

Aquatic Center Parking Lot

Mondays | 5:00 to 7:00 pm

Stop by the Coralville Farmers’ Market for fresh produce, baked goods, handmade items, special events, and more! Make Monday nights “Market Mondays.”
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Coralville Center for the Performing Arts

On Stage at the Center for the Performing Arts

The Soldier's Tale

Friday, May 12 | 8:00 pm

Orchestra Iowa: Showcase Chamber Series presents a theatrical chamber experience that weaves a musical tale of a soldier and his encounter with the devil.

Regina High School Band Concert

Wednesday, May 17 | 7:00 pm

Join the Regina High School ensemble for their spring concert.

Music in the Village

Thursday, May 18 | 6:30 pm

Celebrate the power of music as elementary students from local Orff music clubs gather for a spring concert.

Susan McGuire Piano Studio Recital

Friday, May 19 | 6:00 pm

Students of Susan McGuire piano studio present their spring recital.

Nancy Cree Studio Recital

May 20-21

Students of West Music’s Nancy Cree Studio present their spring recital.

City Ballet of Iowa Spring Concert

Monday, May 22 | 6:00 pm

City Ballet of Iowa's ninth season comes to a close with a performance of classical and contemporary works.
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Coralville Public Library

What's Happening at the Library

Novel Conversations: For Whom the Bell Tolls

Thursday, May 18 | 7:00 pm

Regarded by many as Ernest Hemingway’s best work, this tells the story of an American dynamiter fighting with the Republican guerrillas in the Spanish Civil War in 1939.
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Stage on the Page: Machinal

Thursday, May 25 | 10:00 am

This rediscovery of Sophie Treadwell, a forgotten female playwright from the 1920s, is a powerful expressionist play about the status of women in an increasingly mechanized society and about the torture of a loveless marriage. Learn more

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