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Jyväskylä’s community centres start the autumn in a happy mood

30.08.2022
The Kortteli Club and the Piippuranta Club have re-opened in August, after the summer break. Several volunteer-run groups have already started meeting, and from the beginning of September, local community centres will be buzzing again. As usual, open and free activities for all ages are organised on weekdays.

Programmes from babies to grannies

Playdates bring families with children together again to meet each other.

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local community centres
piippuranta club
kortteli club
participation
cultural services
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Lapsia ja aikuisia pöydän vieressä ulkona talon seinustalla. Image Petteri Kivimäki

The city’s education committee has decided to suspend school work if the strike of 6 to 7 April 2022 takes place.

05.04.2022
The Jyväskylä basic education services are preparing for a possible strike by the JUKO trade unions on 6 to 7 April 2022. The education committee has decided on the suspension of school work for the days of the strike by noon, Monday 4 April.

If the strike takes place, the schools operated by the City of Jyväskylä basic education services will be closed 6 to 7 April 2022.

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education
school
opening hours
basic education
pupil
student
jälkkäri
vertti
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Kaupunginvaltuuston puheenjohtajan nuija. Image Jaana Pinson

City of Jyväskylä coronavirus recommendations extended until 17 January 2021

18.12.2020
On 17 December The Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland issued an order that the number of participants in public events should be limited to 10 people as of 22 December. The order is valid until 17 January 2021. The order has an impact on the City of Jyväskylä's operations.

The performances of the Jyväskylä City Theatre and Jyväskylä Sinfonia are cancelled until 17 January 2021.

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Kaksi naista maskit kasvoillaan ostoskeskuksessa. Image Sami Lamminaho

Tourujoki renovation plan is presented in a 3D video

24.11.2020
The construction plans for the renovation of the Tourujoki has been completed.

One of the biggest projects of Green Loop is the renovation of Tourujoki, which is going to be carried out in 2021.

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tourujoki
renovation
Kangas
river
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Lapsi leikkii. Ihmiset istuu penkillä. Puita ja nurmea. Image Ramboll Finland Oy

The City of Jyväskylä continues to tackle coronavirus testing backlog and recommends that people wear face masks on public transport and at mass gatherings

14.08.2020
The government and the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL) have recently issued new recommendations on face mask use. Under the new rules, face masks are to be worn on public transport and while attending a coronavirus testing facility. THL has ruled that face masks are not suitable for children, and the guidance on face coverings applies to people aged 15 and over. The City of Jyväskylä additionally recommends that people wear face masks while attending large gatherings involving people who have travelled there from a number of different areas and if social distancing cannot be observed.

City of Jyväskylä continues to tackle coronavirus testing backlog

Jyväskylä’s coronavirus testing service has been overwhelmed with demand,

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face mask
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Lapsi saippuoi käsiään. A child is washing hands. Image Pirjo Ala-Hynnilä

Backlog in coronavirus testing in Jyväskylä – if you have mild symptoms of cold you can stay at home, you do not need to be tested

22.04.2020
The number of coronavirus tests in Jyväskylä, Hankasalmi and Uurainen has increased since the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare urged municipalities to expand coronavirus testing. Jyväskylä now has a backlog of people with mild symptoms of cold or with no symptoms at all waiting to be tested for the coronavirus.

Only people who have symptoms that suggest they may have caught the coronavirus (fever, shortness of breath, loss of taste and smell, diarrhoea, an

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Kynä kädessä

Family classes a great way to prepare for the birth of your baby

19.02.2020
Family coaching in English for first-time families will start in Jyväskylä - residents in other parts of the region are also welcome.

The City of Jyväskylä maternity clinics give coaching in English for families expecting a baby.

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antenatal classes
parenthood
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Etualalla vauva katsoo ja ihmettelee, taustalla aikuisia ja piirtävä lapsi. Image Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

European Elections 2019

24.04.2019
In Finland the elections to the European Parliament (European Elections) will be held on Sunday 26 May 2019. In the European Elections you can vote either on election day from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. or in advance during the advance voting period.


Voting in advance

The advance voting is taken place between 15.-21. May 2019.

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European elections
polling stations
voting
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Jyväsjärvi sinisessä maisemassa. Image Jaana Ruponen

National Bike Week 4–12 May 2019

10.04.2019
National Cycling Week will be bringing an exciting programme of free public events for cyclists of all ages at the beginning of May. More than 50 events will be taking place across the week.

National Cycling Week is organized in Jyväskylä for the 17th time.

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cycling
bike
outdoor
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Pyöräilyviikon tapahtuma keskustassa 2018. Kuva Touho Häkkinen. Image Touho Häkkinen

Apply to children and young people’s basic art education by 15 May 2019

10.04.2019
The basic art education curriculum, offered to all children and young people under the age of 18, covers architecture, fine art, music, drama and word art. Tuition is provided at sites across Jyväskylä, the exact location depends on the subject being taught and the attendees’ age.

The basic art education curriculum, offered to all children and young people under the age of 18, covers architecture, fine art, music, drama and w

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basic education
children
youth
art
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Lapset taiteen perusopetuksessa. Image Ilpo Vuorela