Iowa City announces warming centers for extreme cold weather (Updated)

The lobby of the Iowa City Public Library will open at 8 a.m. on Wednesday and Thursday, to provide a warm shelter during the extreme cold temperature, the City of Iowa City announced Tuesday afternoon. Coffee and hot cocoa will be available in the lobby, and the library has mittens, hats and scraves for those who need them. The library itself will be open its normal operating hours, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. […]

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Robert A. Lee to close for renovations

The Robert A. Lee Community Recreation Center will be closed to the public from Dec. 11 through Jan. 7, while the center undergoes renovation. The center’s recreational programs and activities will be shifted to other city facilities, and the normal pool schedule at the Mercer Park Aquatic Center will be altered to accommodate programs from Lee Center. […]

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Building community from garden to kitchen

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Taste of Summer Solstice Robert A. Lee Recreation Center — Saturday, June 25 at 9 a.m. Double up on your local food indulgence with the Taste of Summer Solstice event this Saturday at the Iowa City Farmer’s Market. Starting at 9 a.m., attendees can make their own dino kale salad with New Pioneer Food Co-op […]

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