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    CB Parks and Recreation presents RECtoberfest! A free event created for local teens to get together with friends and enjoy an afternoon of outdoor fun. RECtoberfest will take place in Valley View Park on Saturday, October 19, from 1 – 4 p.m. Read on...
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    1st Avenue, a rail corridor vacated in 2013, stretches 1.8 miles from 16th Street to 35th Street in Council Bluffs. Officials have begun planning for future trails, transit, and redevelopment, and you can stay informed here! Read on...
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    Comedy Night in Bayliss Park

    Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation is excited to announce Comedy Night in Bayliss Park! This is a free, laugh-out-loud event, and will take place at Bayliss Park, 100 Pearl Street, on Friday, September 20 from 7 – 10 p.m. Read on...
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    Bayliss Park Block Party

    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! Read on...
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    Youth and Adult Kickball Leagues

    The Council Bluffs Parks and Recreation Department is excited to announce the launch of youth and adult kickball leagues. Three different leagues are being offered: men’s, co-ed, and youth. Read on...
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    Eastern Hills Drive Roadway Project

    The Eastern Hills Drive Roadway Project is set to begin mid-July. Here's what you need to know. Read on...
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    Loessfest 2019 Canceled

    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. Read on...
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    Council Bluffs Receives Tree City USA Award

    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. Read on...
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    The Council Bluffs Recycling Center has a new phone number!

    We've upgraded our phone system and with that comes a new phone number for the Council Bluffs Recycling Center. You can now reach them at 712-890-5454. Read on...
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    Follow us on Facebook

    Want to stay in-the-know? Make sure you're following all of the City's official Facebook pages. Read on...
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    Minute with the Mayor

    Mayor Matt Walsh provides weekly video updates on City projects, programs, and services. Find all of the Minute with the Mayor videos on our YouTube channel. Read on...
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