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Golden Turkey Hunt Clue for Nov. 29

Golden Turkey Hunt Clue for Nov. 29

The prize has been claimed, but the spot is marked if you’d like to continue your hunt for it.


Each Tuesday in November, we’ll release on this website a clue to find a hidden medallion located somewhere on public property in North Liberty. The first person to find the medallion and return it to the Recreation Department’s front desk will win the week’s prize. If the prize isn’t claimed by noon on Friday, we’ll release a second clue. Get the full details.

This week’s prize is a Holiday Meals package:

  • A holiday family meal for six people from Z’s Catering
  • A second holiday family meal pack to give to a family of your choice
  • $100 gift cards for North Liberty Recreation Department programming

The clue is:

8 Tiny & Up North


This event is part of the City Slate. The yearlong schedule of events is made possible by Adam Schechinger State Farm, Centro, Inc, The Eastern Iowa Airport – CID, GEICO Philanthropic Foundation, Hills Bank, MidWestOne Bank, Shive-Hattery, South Slope Cooperative, University of Iowa Hospitals & Clinics and Veridian Credit Union.

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Keep Your Spirits Bright This Holiday Season

Sure it’s cold and dreary, but the North Liberty is bringing the holiday cheer. Here’s some goings on to help keep your spirits bright.

Elf on the Shelf Scavenger Hunt

Nov. 21 through Dec. 23
North Liberty Community Center, 520 W. Cherry St.

Pick up an elf hunt guide at the Recreation Department front desk, visit select local businesses and find the elves hidden there. Return your stamped guide to be rewarded with a prize from a grateful Santa Claus.

NLPD at Holiday Lights at the Lake

Nov. 30, 4:45 to 9 p.m.
West Overlook Campground, W Overlook Rd NE, Iowa City

The NLPD will be joining area first responders at Holiday Lights on the Lake to direct traffic, take donations and hand out candy canes. The event is to raise money for The Bird House, a community-based not for profit dedicated to providing compassionate, dignified end-of-life care.

★ Breakfast with Santa

Dec. 3, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
North Liberty Community Center, 520 W. Cherry St.

The jolly old elf descends on North Liberty for an early December breakfast with other fun in this annual tradition. Visit with Santa, eat a hot meal and enjoy activities and photos. Free registration is required for this event, and remaining spaces will open Monday, Nov. 28, 2022, at 6 a.m. Sorry, but we can’t accommodate walk-ins. This is a City Slate event.

★ Holiday Vendor Fair

Dec. 3, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
North Liberty Community Center, 520 W. Cherry St.

Get a jump on your holiday shopping by visiting local crafters, makers and vendors. This is a City Slate event.

Holiday Cookie Walk

Dec. 3, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.
North Liberty Community Center, 520 W. Cherry St.

Just in time for the holidays, let us do your baking for you! Get your homemade holiday cookies and candies here. $6 per pre-packaged dozen. Proceeds benefit the FRIENDS of the North Liberty Library.

Gift Wrapping Room

Dec. 4  to 6 and Dec. 15 to 19, during library hours
North Liberty Library, 520 W. Cherry St.

Need a place to wrap gifts for upcoming winter holidays? The library has the space and some supplies (or BYO) for your gifting needs! There will be a variety of wrapping options, including nondenominational and nonholiday themed.

Santa’s Workshop

Dec. 12 to 23, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. weekends
North Liberty Community Center, 520 W. Cherry St.

Drop off a letter to Santa, enjoy a cup of hot chocolate by the fire, do some activities, enjoy the holiday festivities.

Gift Wrapping Tips & Tricks

Dec. 15, 6 p.m.
North Liberty Library, 520 W. Cherry St.

Library staff will lead a brief demonstration on some unique and fun ways to wrap gifts.

Recsters Holiday Camp

Dec. 27, 28, 29 and Jan. 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.
North Liberty Community Center, 520 W. Cherry St.

Full days of programming while kids are out of school, with activities and fun with our Recsters team. Registration, $50 per day, required.

Holiday Swims

Dec. 27 to 29 and Jan 3 to 6, 1 to 4 p.m.
North Liberty Community Center, 520 W. Cherry St.

Enjoy the pool for extended open swim hours on your breaks from school. Drop-in admission of $2 per child and $4 per adult.

★ Noon Year’s Eve

Dec. 28, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

A New Year’s celebration for the whole family with a craft, snack, dancing and midday balloon drop. This is a City Slate event.

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