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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)

View all upcoming events


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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


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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


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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.


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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


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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


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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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