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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 (Saturdays)
  • Meetings: Deer Hunt Information (August 31), Library Board of Trustees (September 6), Planning and Zoning Commission (September 6), City Council (September 12)
  • Holiday Trash Schedule (September 4-8)
  • Kids Create (September 7)
  • Kinder Club (September 8)

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Celebrate All That Is Hawkeye

FRYfest in the Iowa River Landing

Friday, September 1 | Free & All Day

Kick off the Hawkeye athletic season at a one-of-a-kind experience full of Hawkeye swag, discussions, autographs, trivia, a bags tournament, memorabilia, blood drive, kids’ activities, a pep rally, and more. Learn more

High Porch Block Party

Tickets in advance & at the gate | $5

Cap off FRYfest with Arch Allies and The Pork Tornadoes in concert, bags games, a kids zone, and fireworks. Free for kids 12 and younger. Learn more

Aquatic Center

Dive in & Swim

Make one last splash outside

The summer is winding down, but there’s still time to enjoy Coralville’s outdoor pool, open September 2-4. After Labor Day, the Aquatic Center closes for the season. Learn more

Take a dip inside

Welcome back, swimmers! The indoor pool is open after an eight week closure for repainting and resurfacing. Learn more

Coralville City Hall

Labor Day Schedule

What's closed, what's open

On September 4, City offices, the Library, Coralville Transit, and the Farmers’ Market will be closed; the Aquatic Center, Recreation Center, and Indoor Pool will be open. Learn more

We’re talking trash

Remember to roll out your trash cart, set out recycling bins, and put out yard waste one day later than usual September 4-8.

School Election

School Election Nears

Early voting at the library

Saturday, September 9 | 10:00 am-4:00 pm
Sunday, September 10 | 12:00 pm-3:30 pm

The Coralville Public Library will host early voting for the upcoming school election. Ballots will be available for all Johnson County school precincts, and voter registration will be available. Learn more

Where to vote on Election Day

Tuesday, September 12 | 7:00 am-8:00 pm

If you’re voting on Election Day for the school election, remember that your school polling place may be different from where you vote for general elections. For the majority of Coralville residents, their school polling place is Coralville City Hall. Look up your school polling place

City Council

City Candidates Make It Official

Are you running for city office?

Coralville residents running for Mayor or City Council in the November 2017 City Election can file their candidacy with the Johnson County Auditor through September 21.
Being familiar with past and current council actions, along with a strong civic understanding, are crucial for a newly-elected official to hit the ground running. The City has resources to help candidates get familiar with our city government. Learn more

Coralville Center for the Performing Arts

On Stage at the Center for the Performing Arts

Charlotte's Web

September 8-10

Presented by Young Footliters Youth Theatre. Adapted by Joseph Robinette from the best-selling book by E.B. White; directed by Matthew Falduto. Join Wilbur, Charlotte, and their friends in a play about friendship, family, and one extraordinary pig! Learn more

Coralville Public Library

What's Happening at the Library

Got fines? Pay with food!

The month of September

The library will erase your fines for overdue (not lost or damaged) materials with a food donation to support the Coralville Community Food Pantry. Learn more

English Class for Foreign-Born Adults

Wednesday & Fridays | 9:30 am-11:00 am

This free, beginning level class is sponsored by the Iowa City Community School District and the Friendship Community Project. Begins September 6. Learn more

It’s a Mystery Discussion Group:

The Quiet American by Graham Greene

Wednesday, September 13 | 10:00 am

An American CIA officer goes to Vietnam in the 1950s, where he meets a British journalist. A tale of espionage and love, this crime novel is an eerie predictor of the Vietnam War. Learn more

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