Special Events and Calendar

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Don’t forget to check out the Communtity Center brochure for more exciting events!

Outdoor & Nature Education (O.N.E.) Packs

Exploring the outdoors continues! Ten backpacks are available to get children/families involved in the outdoors. Supported by the Iowa DNR Resource Enhancement and Protection Conservation Education Program, the packs are filled with fun & educational activities. Themes include: Birds, Animals of Iowa, Trees, Insects, Outdoor Skills, Aquatic Habitats, Creatures of the Night, Wildflowers & Prairies, Rocks & Minerals, and the Wild Turkey.

Packs checkout forms must be completed and a credit card number put on file to cover any lost or broken items. Packs can be checked out for two weeks at a time.


Get the cameras out! Everyone is encouraged to take photos throughout the community and submit their favorite five into our contest! Photo submission and registration required by June 30. Entries are posted at the NLRC and judged on July 1. Winner to receive a $25 gift certificate to the North Liberty Recreation Center and photo will be featured in an upcoming brochure. Registration forms are available at the front desk; for more information contact Matt Meseck at 626-5716.

Community Gardens

Plots, at the Meade Barn Property, East of Penn Meadows Sports Complex, are available in North Liberty on a first-come, first serve basis. The plots are 10 by 30 feet, and a hydrant and tool shed are available. Planting begins in late spring and plots are cleared by Nov. 1.

Registration is in person at the Community Center only, and 2013 plot holders can register beginning Friday, April 4, at 6 a.m., new plot holders can register starting on Friday, April 11, at 6 a.m. A plot number will be assigned after registration, payment and lease agreement are completed.

Fee per plot: Residents $30, Non-res $35.

Senior Dining

Good food! Good friends! Good fun!
We are kicking off a new year with a totally new program for seniors.
Every Friday we’ll get together for a catered lunch at 11:30 and an activity from noon to 1:00. All seniors are welcome to attend the program. Cost is $3 per person.
For more information, contact us at nlbuildingcommunity@gmail.com.

Submit an event

This service is subject to the policies below. If your event involves alcohol or food service, amplified music or requests for road closures, please submit a Special Events Permit application to City Hall.

  1. Members of the public and representatives of local non-profit organizations may use the City of North Liberty’s community calendar free of charge for the purpose the promotion of any non-commercial event in North Liberty. The communications department reserves the right to omit an event that does not meet the intent of this policy.
  2. Information to be posted on the Community Calendar should be submitted to the Communication Department by completing the form provided on the northlibertyiowa.org website.
  3. The City of North Liberty reserves the right to edit materials to be posted for length, formatting and content.
  4. Events should be submitted no later than one week prior to any timely event or promotion. Telecommunications Department staff shall use their best efforts to post Bulletin Board announcements within two business days of receipt.