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Thursday, August 6, 2015

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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:

  • Farmers’ Market, Music, & Special Events (August 10 & 17)
  • Meetings: Arts Commission (August 11), City Council (August 11), Library Board of Trustees (August 12), Board of Adjustment (August 17), Deer Hunt Information (August 20)
  • PGA Championship Week Specials at Brown Deer (August 13-16)
  • Family Yoga Night at the Library (August 17)

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How Low Do Your Limbs Go?

Do trees or shrubs on your property encroach sidewalks or hang over the curb? City code requires a minimum clearance of 15 feet over streets and 9 feet over sidewalks. If your limbs are due for a trim, check with a tree care professional about the best time of year for pruning. Learn more

Fall 2015 Leisure Line cover

Check out the Fall Parks & Recreation Activity Guide

Registration begins Saturday, August 8

From flag football to penguin palooza, see what fall Coralville Parks and Recreation Department activities are available!

Registration begins August 8 for many programs. Learn more

10th Avenue Postal Dropbox

Welcome Back, 10th Avenue Drop Box

The homecoming of a familiar mailbox

It’s back! The drive-up U.S. Postal Service mail drop box has been reinstalled at 420 10th Avenue, outside the former Coralville post office location. The collection time is 2:00 pm, Monday through Saturday. 

Joan Jett and the Blackhearts

Tickets on Sale for FRYfest Concert

Joan Jett & the Blackhearts | September 4

Tickets are on sale for $15 at, Coralville City Hall, and other sites to see Joan Jett and the Blackhearts in concert September 4 at FRYfest. 

FRYfest is at Coralville’s Iowa River Landing and all events, except the evening concert and the Hawkeye BAGGO Tournament, are free. Learn more 

Sounds of Summer: The Funk Daddies

Thursday, August 20 | 6:30-8:00 pm

It’s a night of free music at Coralville’s Youth Sports Park! Bring lawn chairs or a blanket, pack a picnic or get something from Wagyu Wagon, and enjoy an evening out! Learn more 

Summer Hours at the Aquatic Center

The Coralville Community Aquatic Center is open daily through August 23, and weekends and Labor Day from August 24 through September 7. From August 17-21, weekday hours will end at 7:30 pm due to sunset.  Learn more 

On Stage at the Center for the Performing Arts

Peter Pan presented by Nolte Academy

August 14-16

Featuring a 20-piece live orchestra, thrilling aerial effects by Fly by Foy of Las Vegas, and a cast of 64 area singers, actors, and dancers, this 1954 Broadway version features Morris Charlap's unforgettable score with lyrics by Carolyn Leigh. Learn more

West Side Story presented by Old Capitol Opera

August 21-23 & 28-30

After an intensive two week musical boot-camp rehearsal, professional singers and eager students bring a full production of Leonard Bernstein's iconic musical in this tragic tale of star-crossed lovers. Learn more 

What's Happening at the Library

Friends of the Coralville Public Library Book Sale

Friday, August 7 | 1:30-5:30 pm
Saturday, August 8 | 9:00 am-3:00 pm

Find over 7,000 used books to buy at bargain prices, with proceeds benefitting the Coralville Public Library. Learn more

Family Storytime

Saturdays | 10:30 am

Families can listen to stories, music, and poems together, and participate in literacy activities. Learn more

It’s a Mystery Book Discussion

Wednesday, August 12 | 10:00 am-noon

Join us for a discussion of Aunty Lee’s Delights by Ovidia Yu.  When a nosey widow in Singapore opens a restaurant, it’s not long before she gets herself involved in the investigation of a suspicious death. Learn more 

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