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Thursday, February 28, 2019

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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:

  • Community Writing Center (March 5)
  • Meetings: Library Board of Trustees (March 6), Planning & Zoning Commission (March 6), City Council (March 12)
  • Lunch Club (March 6)
  • Spy School (March 8)
  • Family Night at the Library (March 11)

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Coralville Accepting Applications for Police Officers

Be part of the team to protect & serve our community

Deadline is Monday, March 4 | 5:00 pm

Are you or is someone you know interested in law enforcement? Have you always wanted to make a difference? Do you excel under pressure? Is service in your DNA? The Coralville Police Department is accepting applications! Make a difference


Plan Ahead for Garden Season

Garden plot registration is happening now

Gardeners looking for a place to plant, grow, and harvest their own fresh produce can register for a plot at the Coralville Community Gardens. Choose between two plot sizes or accessible, raised beds for the upcoming garden season. Community gardens


Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries

Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday, March 10

The start of Daylight Saving Time is near: "spring forward" and set your clocks ahead one hour at 2:00 am on Sunday, March 10. When you change your clocks, remember to replace the batteries in your smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors, and test those devices as well.


Save the Date:
Global Community Potluck

Taste the food traditions of our community

Friday, March 29 | 5:30-7:00 pm

Don't miss out on this free event at the library. Enjoy a sampling of tasty dishes from around the globe, selected and prepared by your neighbors. The event will feature live music, dance, a visual art display, and interactive crafts and activities. Community potluck


On Stage at the Coralville Center for the Performing Arts

Disney's The Little Mermaid

March 1-3

Presented by Regina High School. Enjoy a stage production of one of Disney’s popular animated stories and support some talented local high school students.

Alice's Adventures in Wonderland

March 8-10

Presented by Young Footliters. Alice journeys into a world of talking animals, comic royalty, and races where the contestants run in circles.

Kirkwood Elementary Concert

March 11 | 6:00 pm

Students in grades 3-6 will perform.

Regina Bands Concert

March 12 | 7:00 pm

Regina junior and high school band students will be joined by the Iowa City Flute Choir.

Wickham's Got Talent

March 13 | 6:00 pm

Students take the stage with singing, dancing, and comedy.

KidSing Festival

March 14 | 4:00 pm

This singing festival brings together 5th and 6th grade students from across the school district.
What’s on stage


What’s Happening at the Library

Movie night for adults: Some Like It Hot

Thursday, March 7 | 6:00 pm

Two male musicians flee the mob, disguised as women in an all-female band. One of the musicians falls for a band member, and the other has a suitor who will not take “no” for an answer. Fresh popcorn provided. Free movie

Family night

Monday, March 11 | 6:30 pm

A family night may include crafts, games, stories, music, or any combination! Family night

Mystery book discussion: The Fact of a Body

Wednesday, March 13 | 10:00 am

By Alexandria Marzano-Lesnevich. A lawyer who thinks her ideas of justice are fixed must confront a case that shakes loose many of her previously held convictions.
Book discussion

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