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Thursday, September 18th

-Fashion Soiree and Sangria Picnic,  5:30pm,  on the lawn of Four Mounds.
Register by calling Four Mounds of Dubuque.

–Burger Night to benefit Sertoma Club,  5pm – 8pm,  Asbury Eagle’s Club,
Saratoga Road, Asbury


Friday, September 19th
-Friends of the Galena Library Pre Owned Book Sale,  over 3,000 books, audio
books, CDs, DVDs bring your own bag and receive a free book!  Friday, 9am – 7pm,
Saturday,  9am – 1pm,  Galena Square Drive, near Piggly Wiggly,  More info?
Galena Library;  815-777-0200


Saturday, September 20th     
-Research for the Kids,  Poker Run,  ride or drive.  Register at Happy’s Place,
Key West, 8 – 11am,  Depart at 11:30,  silent auction, live auction, to donate
or buy raffle tickets, Mark Reiss, 563-542-9063, or  Benefit for
U. of Iowa Children’s Hospital Brain Tumor & Heart Research.

-Western Dubuque High School Fine Arts Booster “Wingfest”  gates open at 11am,
wing eating competition,  Flashback Car Club Classic Car Show,  Kids Games,
Beer Garden, watch Iowa Vs Pitt on a 10 foot screen!!  More info?  Dave Hoeger,
876-3442,  Farley Park in Farley

–“Through The Needle’s Eye” – Needlework Exhibit, presented by Mississippi River
Sampler Guild,  10am – 5pm Saturday,  10am – 4pm, Sunday,  Clarke University,
Mary Josita Hall, DBQ


Sunday, September 21st  
-Safe Haven Humane Society “Chukkers for Charity” family picnic & live music at
1pm, Polo match @ 2pm, $10 a person or $25 a carload,  kids under twelve and
leashed dogs free,  rain or shine! Derinda Road off HY 20, East of Elizabeth,
IL, watch for signs. More info?  Wende Corbett, 815-858-2489

-St. Charles Fall Festival, chicken dinner 11am – 2pm,  evening bingo @ 4:30,
cannery room, cakewalk,  beer garden, raffle, silent auction, St Charles
Parish, Cassville, WI


Friday, September 26th
-Benefit for Julie Day to help with medical expensis.  Good food, $5 per person,
kids under 11 free, raffle tickets.  4pm – ??,  Eagle Point Park, DBQ

-register by Fri Sept 26 for the “Perfect Except Scholorship Run/Walk”,Saturday
Oct 4th.  Farley, IA Park.  Call Roxanne Gartner, 563-495-5628 or


Saturday, September 27th
-Dubuque Area Labor Harvest commodities for low income residents of Dubuque
County.,bring ID and box,  Locust Street, DBQ,  7:30 am until 9:30 or until
food runs out


Sunday, Sept 28th
-St John Placid Catholic Church, Epworth, IA,   Auction,  11am – 2pm,  bounce house,
lunch, fresh & homemade pies for sale,  more info?    Ann Bonert, 563-744-3073


Friday, October 3th
-DBQ County Fair Annual Pork Dinner, win a free ham!, 5:30–8pm,  Fairgrounds,
more info?


Sunday October 5th
-“Crop Walk 2014”  Dubuque Area Congregations United, (DACU) Walk to raise funds
to feed the hungry,   including those in the tri states.  Bring your dog!
(make sure he or she has you on a leash) Walkers will raise financial pledges,
and are invited to bring jars of peanut butter for the food pantry.
1pm, Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1744 Delhi.   Entire walk will be on Grandview, Ave.
For more information, check with your church, or call Rev. Maryann LoGuidice,

-“Big Band Express”.   Orchestra of tri state band directors & professional musicians,
Performing swing from the 30’s & 40’s & contemporary jazz. Directed by Micki Marolf
(ma-rolf like golf)  Roosevelt Middle School, DBQ,  6:30pm, Tickets, $7 at the
door, proceeds to support child health & education in Africa.


Friday, October 10th
-Pork Chop Dinner, Bake Sale, 4:30 – 8pm,  Grilled Iowa Pork Chops! Center Grove
United Methodist Church,  Brunskill Rd., Dubuque


Saturday, October 11th
-Benefit for Connie Walker,  music: Brown Bottle Bandits,  food, raffles, door
prizes, silent auction, 4 – 11pm,  Budde’s, Key West,


Sunday, October 12th
-Friends of the DBQ County Conservation Board Fundraising Dinner,  11am – 4pm,
Swiss Valley Nature Center,  wagon rides of the nature preserve
(weather permitting)


Sunday, October 19th  
-Benefit Silent Auction for six year old Leukemia Victim Xela Weber,  Galena
Elks Club,  4pm – 7pm. For more information, or to donate an item;
Jerri Walker,  815-238-0581 or


Thru September 30th
-“Reach & Rise Mentoring Program”  Be a role model. Make a difference in
the life of an area young person, For more information,  Jennie Weber,
Dubuque YW-YMCA,  556-3371 or

-Visit the Beldon School, a restored one room schoolhouse built in 1859 and
used until 1943. Galena Territory.  Open  first & third Saturday, every month
through October.  1pm – 4pm

-If you are over 50 you could join the Granny Basketball League!  (you don’t
even have to be a granny) For more info,  Bev Brewer, 563-543-8868 or

-Ever shoot hoops from a wheelchair?  The Iowa Chariots, our own wheelchair
basketball team, is ready for action! Find out more about the Iowa Chariots,
where the play, how you could help them raise funds. You might be invited
to play against the Iowa Chariots yourself! Call Pat O’Hay, 563-580-6084,
or get more info,

-Volunteers needed to staff the Almost Home Guest House, for more info?
St. John’s Lutheran Church, 1276 White Street, DBQ, or


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