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Indoor pool closed

Indoor pool closed

Our indoor pool is, unfortunately closed until further notice. Last night, a motor failed and will need to be replaced. We hope to have a timeline for reopening later in the week of May 13.

City Hall Reopened at 360 N Main St.

City Hall Reopened at 360 N Main St.

City Hall has moved from its previous, leased offices into the new, permanent building at 360 N. Main St. at 7 a.m.

The public can accesses the same services at the new location during the same business hours: 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Departments located at the building include Administration, Billing and Finance, Building Inspection, Planning, Community Relations and Human Resources.

A ribbon cutting and open house is planned for Tuesday, May 14, from 4:30 to 6 p.m.

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55+ Connections: Week of 5/13/24

This is the 55+ Connections weekly update. If you would like to sign up to get more updates from the city go to northlibertyiowa.org/subscribe. 

There is now a paper version of this newsletter available at the library! 

55+ Connections: Tuesday Gathering 

Tuesday, May 14 

10:30 AM 

North Liberty Library – Meeting Room CD 

Do you like coloring sheets? How about GIANT coloring sheets? We’ll have all sorts of markers, crayons, and pencils to work on a collaborative coloring sheet together! We’ll have coffee and snacks and we might play some music to listen to while we color and chat! 

Join us each week for a social gathering full of activities and friendly conversation – board games, puzzles, art, book discussions, and more! No registration required. 

55+ Connections: Friday Lunch  

Friday, May 17 

11:30 AM 

North Liberty Rec Center – Classrooms 3 & 4 

It is once again time for our monthly pizza and bingo party! We’ll have a variety of pizzas with different toppings available. Bingo is, as always, free to play with the chance to win small prizes. Registration is $5 and required for all who attend. Participants must register before noon on Thursday, May 2nd. Call the Rec Center to register (319)626-5716 or go online to your RecDesk Account and register yourself. 

Every week we ask for two people to bring dessert. You can sign up to bring dessert when you call the Rec to register each week and if you sign up for dessert, you also get lunch free! Not sure what to bring? Maybe try this recipe someone brought a couple weeks ago: 

Pudding Cake 

Cake ingredients: 

1 package white cake mix 

1 small package instant pudding 

3 eggs 

1 cup club soda 

1 cup oil 

Cake instructions: 

Mix together, bake at 350° F for 30 minutes. 

Frosting ingredients: 

1 ¼ cup milk 

1 small package instant pudding 

8 ounces cool whip 

Frosting instructions: 

Beat milk and pudding. Add cool whip and mix together. Enjoy! (The person who gave us this recipe said her favorite pudding flavor to use is coconut cream.) 

Film Fridays at the Senior Center 

Friday, May 17 

2 PM 

Iowa City Senior Center – Assembly Room or Room 302 

Come watch a free movie at the Iowa City Senior Center! 

May 17 – 20th Century Women (2017) 

The story of a teenage boy, his mother, and two other women who help raise him among the love and freedom of Southern California of 1979. 

North Liberty Vintage Estates Open House 

Thursday, May 16 

4 – 6 PM 

Vintage Estates – 1202 Vintage Lane, North Liberty  

The beautiful Estates of North Liberty will have an open house, Thursday May 16 from 4 – 6 PM. Tour 2 and 3 bedroom homes. Come to the clubhouse and check out our amenities! Get answers to what this active 55 plus co-op living is like. Please contact Helen Varner at [email protected] with questions. 

Living Room Conversations: Trust in Elections 

May 16 

6 – 7:30 PM 

North Liberty Library – Meeting Room ABCD 

Join us for an engaging Living Room Conversation on “Trust in Elections” at the North Liberty Library on Thursday, May 16th from 6-7:30pm. This thought-provoking event aims to promote open dialogue and active listening around the critical issue of fair and trustworthy elections. Participants will explore personal experiences and perspectives in a respectful environment, fostering skills to tackle complex topics while suspending judgments. A light dinner will be provided to create a welcoming atmosphere for thoughtful discussion. Register here. 

Building Inclusive Communities for Seniors 

Friday, May 17 

12 – 1 PM 

Iowa City Senior Center – Room 302 

This presentation will share international perspectives (US, Sweden, Japan, and Israel) on how policies to provide housing and care to older adults are arranged based on cultural values and the various roles of government, civil society, and the private market. Changes that have and are happening in the different countries will be discussed, as well as what we in the US might learn from other countries. Register online here or call 319-356-5220. 

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