Gain more insight and develop a better relationship with law enforcement by participating in the 20th annual Citizen’s Police Academy. The academy aims to promote understanding of law enforcement and provide an overview for people who may be interested in law enforcement careers. Classes will be held once a week for 14 weeks, beginning on January 30th, 2017, and will run from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Johnson County Joint Emergency Communication Center. 

With many Iowa City residents, as well as college students, leaving town for the holidays, it’s important to take these preventative steps in case of winter weather. Make sure to move all cars off the street to allow plows to keep the streets clean in case of a snow emergency. Homeowners and tenants are also responsible for making sure sidewalks are cleared when it snows. Take all precautions to prevent household pipes from freezing. Find more tips here to make returning from winter travel as hassle free as possible.

Celebrate the holidays and sing along to your favorite Christmas carols at the Iowa City Senior Center’s Songs of the Season event. Join in on the fun on Wednesday, Dec. 21st from 2 – 3 p.m.  There’s no need to sign in advance, so stop by to get in the holiday spirit.

Calling all gamers! The Iowa City Public Library is kicking off winter vacation with a Super Smash Bros tournament for Nintendo Wii U. The battle will be held from 1 - 3 p.m. Thursday, December 22nd, in the Koza Family Teen Center. All teen events are open to students in grades 7 through 12. For more information, contact the Library at 319-356-5200

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Date of publication

Friday, December 16, 2016