Tri State Happenings/WJOD

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Friday January 12

Annual Blue Ribbon Banquet at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds. Includes prime rib dinner buffer and ventriloquist and entertainer Keith Haddrill. Tickets $50 each. Call 563-588-1406 or go to

St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 1199 Main hosting a free 30 minute concert.  Desserts will follow in Fellowship Hall.  Donations accepted.

Saturday January 13, 2018

Galena LitFest. Practice your skills at 3 free writers workshops.  For more information 815-777-0200. Sponsored by the Friends of the Galena Public Library, Inc.

Join the Dubuque Museum of Art for free family oriented programming the second Saturday of each month from 1 till 3pm.

Yoga Mini-Retreat —  Finding Courage: Right Relationship With Self & Others
Shalom Spirituality Center 8:30AM-1:00PM.

Check-In Begins At: 8:00AM.A yoga experience that will explore the physical postures as well as the philosophical teachings of yoga. Open to students of all levels. There will be two certified yoga instructors: Offering: $30, Includes Lunch


Sunday January 14th

Asbury Eagles Club hosting a breakfast buffet from 8am till Noon.  Proceeds benefit Eagles Charities. $8 for adults. $4 for kids under 10.

Franciscan Way Of Life 


Shalom Spirituality Center
First Session: January 18
Second Session: February 15Are you looking for a way to deepen your own spirituality? You are invited to join others in exploring the values and charism of saints. The Franciscan Way of Life is a two-year program available to men and women of all faiths who want to learn more about Franciscan Gospel values and how to incorporate those values into daily life. No Required Offering.
Register By Monday, January 15

Thursday January 18

Asbury Eagles clubs hosting Burger Night from 6-8pm.  Proceeds benefit Boy Scout Troop 11.  $9 for adults. $5 for kids under 10.

Friday Janary 19th

St. Luke's United Methodist Church, 1199 Main hosting a free 30 minute concert.  Desserts will follow in Fellowship Hall.  Donations accepted.

January 19-21, 2018

Wahlert Catholic High School’s ninth- and 10th-grade drama students will present three student-directed performances in the R.C. and Celeste Wahlert Theater. Tickets will be $5 at the door.:

  • Friday, Jan. 19, at 7:30 p.m.
  • Saturday, Jan. 20, at 7:30 p.m. and
  • Sunday, Jan. 21, at 2:00 p.m.

Thursday January 25

Asbury Eagles Club hosting Chicken Night from 5:30 till 8pm.  Proceeds benefit Make A Wish. $10 for a 4-piece meal, $8 for a 2-piece meal.

January 30th
Reading That Matters Book Discussion
Shalom Spirituality Center 1001 Davis Street, Dubuque
All are welcome to join in discussions of books that can impact how we look at our world and the people in it.  Offering: $6. Register By Monday, January 29

February 10

St. Mark Youth Enrichment will again be hosting the Annual Ice Golf Classic. Registration is now open for the event at Mid-Town Marina in East Dubuque, Illinois

There will be a shotgun start at 10 a.m. with team check in beginning at 8 a.m. Sign up your foursome for a fun and competitive 18 holes of ice golf: ( or

Saturday, February 10

Lenten Journey Reflection
Shalom Spirituality Center Saturday, 1001 Davis Street, Dubuque


Blend the Lenten Scriptures with the experience of mindful meditation.

Offering: $10, Includes Snacks
Register & Prepay By Thursday, February 8

 Sunday February 11th

Seasons Of Love: Valentine Evening For Married Couples

Shalom Spirituality Center 1001 Davis Street, Dubuque

6:00PM-8:00PMBring your Valentine to this annual event planned just for you! Enjoy a delicious candle-light dinner in our cozy dining room.

Offering: $48/Couple.  Register & Prepay By Tuesday, February 6

Friday February 16th
Shalom Spirituality Center 1001 Davis Street, Dubuque
Enjoy a concert with David Haas in Shalom Spirituality Center’s beautiful, historic chapel. Haas is highly regarded as one of the most prolific composers in liturgical music today.
Offering: $20 per person in advance. $25 at the door.
Family of up to four: $40 in advance. $45 at the door.
David Haas resides in Minneapolis and serves as the Director of The Emmaus Center for Music,
Monday February 19th
Shalom Spirituality Center 1001 Davis Street, Dubuque
Intentionally Social: Finding Our Way In The Digital Age
By now many of us are very aware of the dangers social media poses to our well-being, and yet so many of us also find pleasure in interacting in online spaces.
Discuss how we and the children we love might intentionally engage with social media so that it remains a tool we use to connect meaningfully with others, rather than a tool that controls us.
Offering: $10.  Register & Prepay By Friday, February 16
Tuesday February 27
Shalom Spirituality Center 1001 Davis Street, Dubuque 
God Doesn’t Give Up On Us!: Lenten Mini-Retreat For Men
In this mini-retreat, Fr. Alan Dietzenbach will reflect on how men today can live faithful and faith-filled lives — if they are open to hearing God’s voice. Evening begins with supper. 

April 21st, 2018

Saturday, April 21st is the 5th annual Dubuque Diabetes Dash at Derby Grange Golf & Recreation.  The dash will consist of a 5k run/walk and an after party with music, a silent auction, food, drinks and fun!  Money raised through this event will be donated to help provide scholarships for local children with juvenile diabetes to attend Camp Hertko Hollow in Des Moines, Iowa and raise funds for continuing diabetes research through JDRF (Eastern Iowa Chapter).  For more information, email Megan at