A List of Tri State Happenings
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Going on NOW
-Dubuque County Conservation and Julien’s Journal present the Moments in Nature Photo Contest. This contest encourages community member to get outside and capture all the beauty of Dubuque County. Photos must be taken in Dubuque County. For rules and entry forms, visit www.dccbphotocontest.weebly.com or visit the Swiss Valley Nature Center. You can also call them at 563-556-6745.
-Read like a Saint Winter Program at the Carnegie-Stout Public Library. Visit the library to get a reading log to help get started with the reading challenge. This program is for children age 6 through High School. Read seven books and be entered to win Dubuque Fighting Saints tickets. For more info, call 563-589-4225.
-Registration is now open for Dubuque PONY League Tee-Ball and Baseball for ages 4 to 18. To register and for more info, visit www.dbqpony.org.
Now-Sat April 2
-Gift Certificates for the 2016 Annual Spring Garden Seminar are now available by calling the Dubuque County Extension and Outreach office at 563-583-6496. The event will be held at the NICC Town Clock Center for Business at 8am on April 2nd. Pre-Registration is recommended. Contact Laura Klavitter at firstname.lastname@example.org for more info.
-Adaptive Sports Open Gym will be hosting a slew of events to help individuals learn about all of the possibilities of adaptive sports in a fun non-competitive, yet challenging environment. Events include Adaptive sledding in January, Beep Ball in February, Power Soccer in March, and Archery in April. For more info about registration and events, call 563-495-1575 or email email@example.com.
-Come to the Art @ your library event at the Carnegie-Stout Public Library starting Dec 5 with an opening reception from 5:30pm-7:30pm. Artists will be on hand to meet people and discuss their works. Exhibit runs through Jan 26. For more info, call 563-589-4126.
Tues Jan 26
-Winter webinar series offered for Master Gardeners in 2016 at the ISU Extension and Outreach Dubuque County Office starting at 6pm. They will be discussing Hunger in Iowa. To register and get more info, call Laura Klavitter at 563-583-6496.
Wed Jan 27
– Iowa Commission on Volunteer Service is pleased to announce an online volunteer management training series. For more info and to register, visit www.volunteeriowa.org/Organizations/Volunteer-Centers.
Wed Jan 27
-School Bus Performance Series-Walk on: Rosa Parks will be held at the John and Alice Butler Hall, Heritage Center at 10am and 12:15pm. If teachers are interested in bringing students to a remaining show, they should contact Victoria Molle at 563-589-3432.
Thurs Jan 28
-Chicken night at the Asbury Eagles Club from 5:30pm-8pm. Proceeds to benefit Local make a Wish.
Thurs Jan 28
-Family Movie Night at the Epworth Library Branch from 7pm-8:45pm. They will be showing the NEW release of War Room. Participants may bring a drink with a re-sealable lid.
Sat Jan 30
-The 25th Annual La Crosse Great Tri-State Rail Sale held at the La Crosse Center from 9am-3pm. Hobby Sale, Model Railroad Flea Market, Swap meet, and more! For more info, call 608-781-9383 or 608-498-9522.
Sat Jan 30
-Winter Dance featuring Ron Lubbers at the KC Hall in Dubuque from 7pm-11pm. Event open to the public-married or single and sponsored by Social Connections for Singles.
Wed Feb 3
-Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dubuque County will be hosting a Lunch and Learn from 12:15pm-12:45pm at the Ruby Sutton Multicultural Center, 1157 Central Avenue. Registration is not required and they will discussing Reducing rain run-off by planting native plants in a rain garden. For more info, call 563-583-6496.
Wed Feb 3
-Come learn about emerging dairy industry issues at a workshop in Holy Cross at Neumann’s Bar & Grill, 972 Main St starting at 9:30am with registration and concluding by 3pm. Pre-registration is requested by January 29. For more info, call Larry Tranel at 563-583-6496.
Tues Feb 9
-Winter webinar series offered for Master Gardeners in 2016 at the ISU Extension and Outreach Dubuque County Office starting at 6pm. They will be discussing Working with Food Banks. To register and get more info, call Laura Klavitter at 563-583-6496.
Thurs Feb 11
-The Dubuque Audubon Society will be hosting an event about Animals of Africa and other Nongame animals at 7pm at the EB Lyons Interpretive Center. Event is open to everyone. For more info, call 563-556-6745.
Fri Feb 12
-St. Joseph’s Parish Fish Fry in Sinsinawa, WI from 4:30pm-8:30pm. Carryouts are available by calling 608-748-4442. Proceeds benefit St. Joseph’s School.
Sat Feb 20
-St. Donatus Catholic Church Parish Center Steak Fry & Social from 4:30pm-8pm. Everyone is welcome and tickets are available in advance at Kalmes Restaurant, B&G Feeds, or by calling Mike Theisen @ 590-3304. Tickets are also available at the door.
Tues Feb 23
-Winter webinar series offered for Master Gardeners in 2016 at the ISU Extension and Outreach Dubuque County Office starting at 6pm. They will be discussing Best Practices for Food Safety. To register and get more info, call Laura Klavitter at 563-583-6496.
Thurs Feb 25
-Human Foosball Tournament Featured at Dubuque Main Street’s 2016 business expo at Five Flags Center from 5pm-9pm. 16 teams will battle it out in this life-sized game of foosball. Registration forms are available to fill out online or print at downtowndubuque.org/pec-events/foosball. For more details call 563-588-4400.
Sun March 13
-St. Patrick’s Parish Hall breakfast held from 8am-Noon at the St. Patrick’s Parish.
Fri April 15-Sun April 17
-The Mazzuchelli Catholic Middle School will be performing their spring musical, “The Lion King Jr.” at the Grand Opera House. Shows at 7pm on Friday and Saturday with special matinee times at 2pm on Saturday and Sunday. For more info, visit thegrandoperahouse.com for tickets and details.
Sat April 24
-St. Patrick’s Parish Hall Bake sale starting at 8am. All sorts of homemade goodies.