A List of Tri State Happenings

Tri State Happenings
Tri State Happenings/WJOD

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The Dubuque Winter Farmers Market will be held in Kennedy Mall’s west concourse every Saturday from 9:00am to Noon thru April 30, 2022.

The Avery Foundation is set to expand into seven new counties beginning on January 1, 2022.  The Foundation currently serves Dubuque, Jackson, Delaware and Clayton counties in Iowa, Grant and Lafayette counties in Wisconsin and Jo Daviess in Illinois.  These counties will be the new counties added to the Foundation’s territory; Alamakee, Fayette, Jones and Clinton in Iowa, Carroll and Stephenson in Illinois and Iowa in Wisconsin. The Avery Foundation was established in March of 2017 to honor the memories of James D. Avery and Julie M. Avery, who both died to young from cancer.  The Foundation honors them by helping other cancer patients in need.  Our mission; With care and concern for patients and families dealing with the stress of a cancer diagnosis, we want to help relieve some of the financial burden created by the cost of treatments. To learn more about the Foundation, visit us @ Averyfndtn.org.  Applications can be found there for patients.
Registration is now open for the 2022 Ice Golf Classic on February 12, St. Mark's Community Center will welcome teams in wacky costumes, with fun sleds to the frozen Mid-Town Marina in East Dubuque for the organization’s “coolest” fundraising event of 2022. Teams can sign up foursomes for a fun and competitive 18 holes of Ice Golf at www.stmarkyouthenrichment.org/icegolf or by calling 563.582.6211 ext. 102.

Hillcrest Family Services, based in Dubuque, and Unity Point Health – AbbeHealth Services, based in Cedar Rapids, are offering free brain health coaching sessions for adults and children of any age. The sessions can be scheduled now and will run until June 30. Funded by CARES Act grant monies, the free sessions are offered to residents in nine eastern Iowa counties:  Benton, Bremer, Buchanan, Delaware, Dubuque, Iowa, Johnson, Jones and Linn counties. To schedule an appointment or for more information, call either Hillcrest Family Services at or 563-207-5494 or AbbeHealth at 319-398-3562.

Caregiver Support Group for Caregivers of Dementia Patients/Family Members

24-Hour Care and Oak Park Place host a Caregiver Support group for caregivers taking care of Dementia Patients/family members conducted by trained facilitators. Join them virtually the last Friday of each month at 1:00pm. Contact Sara Kirkpatrick or Nicole Karberg for log in information.
skirkpatrick@oakparkplace.com or phone (563) 585-4152
nicole@24hourcarehha.com or phone (815) 777-2424

Project Recovery Wisconsin.

Are you feeling stressed or anxious because of the pandemic?  Many farmers and farmworkers are experiencing the same feelings of exhaustion, irritability, anger, sleeplessness, and worry. Free, confidential support is available through Project Recovery Wisconsin. Call 833-FARM-HELP to connect with an outreach worker.


The Carnegie-Stout Public Library is participating in Beanstack’s “Read for a Better World” Winter Reading Challenge and invites adults age 18+ to join. The challenge encourages participants to explore diversity, empathy, and action through literature and to read 240 minutes from Jan. 3-31, 2022. Beginning Jan. 3, those interested may sign up through the Beanstack app or online at dubuque.beanstack.org. Paper registration and logs are also available at the Reference Desk. This challenge includes prize incentives.

Saturday, February 5

JA Bowl-A-Thon - Tri-states at Cherry Lanes - Diamond Jo Casino Dubuque, IA 12:30pm - 3:30pm. Recruit a team of five bowlers. Reserve your lanes! Visit jaheartland.org to register As a team, Fundraise a minimum of $250 in pledges to support JA students Deposit your pledges at your local bank sponsor, or raise them online with Qgiv!. Visit jaheartland.org or contact Michelle 309.277.3917 michelle.crosby@ja.org

Sunday, February 20

Holy Cross and North Buena Vista Fire Department and EMS Annual Breakfast. Serving 8:00 am to 12:00 pm LaSalle Gym – Holy Cross  Drive through only. No dine-in. Pork Sausage (smoked and fresh), fried potatoes, scrambled eggs, cinnamon roll milk or juice available. $10 each