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Posted on: July 20, 2022

National Night Out 2022

National Night Out

The 2022 Council Bluffs National Night Out event will take place on Tuesday, August 2nd, from 5:30 - 8 p.m. at Lake Manawa North Shore Park (4200 South 11th St).  

Millions of neighbors participate in National Night Out across thousands of communi...

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Posted on: June 30, 2022

New & Improved Online Payment System

Trail Closure Notice

As of July 1, 2022, the City of Council Bluffs offers an improved online payment process. Residents can now set up a personalized online account making online payments easier and more efficient. The personalized account can store your credit card or debit...

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Posted on: June 29, 2022

SummerFest at River's Edge

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Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is pleased to present the second annual SummerFest at Rivers Edge, a free event with outdoor activities the whole family will enjoy. SummerFest takes place at Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park on Saturday, July 9,...

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Posted on: June 28, 2022

Council Bluffs Receives $500k from EPA

$500k Check

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), selected Council Bluffs, Iowa, to receive $500,000 of the $254.5 million in Brownfields grants. Council Bluffs is one of 265 communities awarded and was selected for cleanup of the former Reliance Battery Ma...

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Posted on: June 3, 2022

Recreation On-The-Move

Recreation on the Move

Recreation On-The-Move is a free drop-in program with fun, pop-up recreational programming throughout our parks. Activities are designed for kids to attend with friends, parents, or caregivers and will feature a different theme each week!

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Posted on: June 2, 2022

Hydrant Parties Begin June 14!

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Old-fashioned summer fun! The Council Bluffs Fire Department hosts hydrant parties on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1:30 - 2:30 p.m. throughout the summer at various locations.

Hydrant parties are made possible thanks to our partners. We'd like to g...

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Posted on: May 3, 2022

Council Bluffs is a Bee City!

Bee City USA Designation

Bee City USA is an initiative of the Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation, a nonprofit organization based in Portland, Oregon. Bee City USA's mission is to galvanize communities to sustain pollinators by providing them with healthy habita...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Belles' Play Garden Grand Opening

Belles' Play Garden

Belles' Play Garden opens this summer at River's Edge Park in Council Bluffs! Grand Opening: Sunday, June 26, 2022.

Belles' Play Garden encompasses a 2,000-square-foot area near River's Edge Pavilion on the east side of ...

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Posted on: April 25, 2022

Dodge Riverside Golf Club is Open

Dodge Riverside

Last month several potential projects for the metro’s urban core were announced, including a multi-modal bridge across the Missouri River, a streetcar, and the redevelopment of Dodge Riverside Golf Club in Council Bluffs. 

The Dodge Rive...

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Posted on: April 12, 2022

2022 Summer Fun Guide Sneak Peek!

2022 Council Bluffs Summer Fun Guide

With the vibrant colors and lively images of past events, the City’s Summer Fun Guide has us longing for a warm breeze and a frozen treat.

The Summer Fun Guide is being mailed to all City of Council Bluffs residents, additional copies will be ava...

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Posted on: April 6, 2022

Parks and Rec 2022 Events Announcement

Summer Fun

We are pleased to announce the 2022 Parks and Recreation Event Series! These events take place in multiple parks and neighborhoods throughout Council Bluffs. The variety of activities aims to engage residents of all ages.

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Posted on: April 4, 2022

2022 Hydrant Parties Announced

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Mark your calendars for this year's hydrant parties! And keep an eye out for our 2022 Summer Fun Guide - hitting the mail soon!

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Posted on: February 22, 2021

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