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Posted on: July 25, 2019

Bayliss Park Block Party

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Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is pleased to announce the Bayliss Park Block Party, a free event with a lineup of activities the whole family will enjoy! This new community-wide event will take place at Bayliss Park, 100 Pearl Street, on Saturday, Au...

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Posted on: July 17, 2019

Junior Guard & Parent-Tot

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The Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation Department is offering a Junior Guard Class! Kids ages 12 and older can learn lifeguarding and CPR skills at the Junior Guard Class at Pirate Cove. This is a mini-course that introduces kids to the basic skills of l...

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Posted on: July 12, 2019

Pool Party at Katelman

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Katelman Pool is throwing a party on August 8th, and the public is invited. The party will entail swimming, food, games, and contests at the pool from 6:15 – 8:15 p.m. At 8:30 p.m., the party will move to Sunset Park to watch “The Sandlot” on the outdoor ...

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Posted on: July 10, 2019

Youth and Adult Kickball Leagues

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The Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation Department announces the launch of youth and adult kickball leagues. Three different leagues are being offered: men’s, co-ed, and youth. The men’s and co-ed leagues will play games at the Council...

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Posted on: July 2, 2019

Eastern Hills Drive Roadway Project

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The Eastern Hills Drive Roadway Project is set to begin mid-July! Construction starts with roadway and box culvert work between Highway 92 and Greenview Road. Work will be performed by a contractor under the supervision of Council Bluffs Public Works. Clo...

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Posted on: June 24, 2019

Loessfest 2019 Canceled

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Due to the recent Missouri River flooding, the current condition of the Tom Hanafan River’s Edge Park, and this summer’s projected Missouri River levels, officials from the City of Council Bluffs and the Iowa West Foundation have canceled Loessfest 2019.&...

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Posted on: May 21, 2019

Parks and Recreation Summer Fun Guide

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Have your best summer yet! The 2019 Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation Summer Fun Guide guide has all the details on hydrant parties, places to swim, picnic, hike, splash, play, as well as info on youth and adult sports, trails and so much more! Flip thr...

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Posted on: April 9, 2019

Council Bluffs Receives Tree City USA Award

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The City of Council Bluffs recently received a 2018 Tree City USA Award at the 29th Annual Community Forestry Awards Luncheon in Des Moines. The award was presented by the Arbor Day Foundation and the Iowa Department of Natural Resources on April 3, 2019....

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Posted on: April 4, 2019

The Council Bluffs Recycling Center has a new phone number!

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The Council Bluffs Recycling Center has a new phone number: 712-890-5454.

Currently, calls placed to the old phone number will be answered by an automated message that relays the new phone number and transfers callers to the new phone number. This automate...

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Posted on: January 22, 2019

Follow us on Facebook

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The City of Council Bluffs has several different Facebook pages representing different departments. Make sure to "like" and "follow" the following pages so you don't miss out!

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Posted on: January 18, 2019

Minute with the Mayor

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Minute with the Mayor (#MWTM) is a video series providing weekly messages and updates straight from the desk of Mayor Matt Walsh. Tune in and learn more about what's happening within the City of Council Bluffs. Have a topic you'd like to learn more about?...

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Posted on: January 17, 2019

YouTube Channel

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The City of Council Bluffs is on YouTube! Subscribe to get alerts when we post new videos. You can expect to find weekly "Minute with the Mayor" videos wherein Mayor Walsh presents an update on a specific project, program, or service. You'll als...

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