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Monday, February 17, 2020 — 3:30 pm - 6:30 pm

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Blood Drive

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will host a community blood drive in the Living Faith Center located at the church, 1755 Delhi, Dubuque.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 — 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Lunch & Learn: Homemade Pots

Join Convivium Farm Manager, A.J. as he describes, displays, and demonstrates a variety of homemade alternatives to the traditional plastic seed starting tray. From avocado skins to toilet paper rolls, see how your waste can be turned into biodegradable pots for your vegetable seedlings. This event is free, no registration required.

Wednesday, February 19, 2020 — 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Knife Skills & Sharpening

Convivium chef, Tomas will hold a knife skills class and knife sharpening expert Paul Opperman, will be available to sharpen any of your own personal knives for an additional small fee per knife (optional). No serrated knives, please. Registration is $16 and all proceeds support Convivium’s outreach efforts that provide access and education to children and families struggling with food access. (Located at 2811 Jackson St)

Thursday, February 20, 2020 — 12:15 pm - 1:00 pm

ArchiTREK Lunch & Learn: How Fires Shaped Dubuque’s Downtown

The Dubuque Museum of Art and Heritage Works partner to present a series of presentations on Dubuque architecture. This noon time presentation will cover the fires that have affected Dubuque’s architecture over the years. This free event is open to the public. Please feel free to bring a sack lunch, as lunch will not be provided.

Thursday, February 20, 2020 — 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Asbury Eagles Club Chicken Night

The Asbury Eagles Club is hosting Chicken Night. The price is $11 for a 4 piece meal and $9 for a 2 piece meal. Proceeds will benefit Make-A-Wish.

Thursday, February 20, 2020 — 6:00 pm

Mines of Spain Free Event

In honor of 100 years of Iowa State Parks, the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and Friends of Mines of Spain invite the public to learn how the state of Iowa played a key role in the state park movement in America. This program will take place at EB Lyons Nature Center located at 8991 Bellevue Heights Road in Dubuque. The event is free of charge.

Friday, February 21, 2020 — 12:05 pm - 12:40 pm

St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays 2020 Artist Performance Series

St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays 2020 Artist Performance Series is a free event held at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church 1199 Main. Desserts and coffee follow. Donations accepted for People In Need and church Jesus Fund. (Performers: Clarke University Jazz and Melos – Drs. Rob Stull and Amanda Huntleigh, directors)

Saturday, February 22, 2020 — 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dubuque Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services Team Training

The Dubuque Salvation Army is expanding services to include an Emergency Disaster Services Team. Training will be held at the Dubuque Corps at 1099 Iowa Street.  This is an introductory class that all Salvation Army EDS volunteers take, including skills training and what it takes to be a part of a team that brings disaster relief. There is no cost and lunch will be provided. Register or get more information by calling Erin at (309) 271-4530 or visit disaster.salvationarmyusa.org.

Saturday, February 22, 2020 — 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Seed Starting Class

Join Convivium’s Farm Manager A.J. for an introduction to seed starting where you will learn about general information of seeds, selecting seeds, and the actual process of planting and caring for seedlings. He will also discuss soil mixes, setting up a calendar, dormancy and germination, up-potting and hardening off. (Located at 2811 Jackson St,)

Saturday, February 22, 2020 — 9:30 am - 12:00 pm

Northeast Iowa School of Music Student Recital

Northeast Iowa School of Music will perform their Student Recitals at Arbor Oaks Bible Chapel, 2843 John F Kennedy Rd, Dubuque. There will be two recitals, one beginning at 9:30am and the other beginning at 11:00am.

Saturday, February 22, 2020 — 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Soup Supper and Baked Potato Bar Fundraiser for MDA

Anna McAuliffe’s MDA Team 6th annual Soup Supper and Baked Potato Bar Fundraiser will be at the Holy Cross/North Buena Vista Fire Department building in Holy Cross. There will also be a Silent Auction. The cost for the meal is a free will donation. (Donations will be accepted for the meal or the auction. Contact Brenda to donate at (563)513-9438)

Sunday, February 23, 2020 — 7:30 am - 11:30 am

Breakfast Fundraiser to Benefit Chaplain Schmitt Veterans Memorial Plaza

The Chaplain Schmitt Assembly and the Loras College Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a free will offering Breakfast Fundraiser to benefit Chaplain Schmitt Veterans Memorial Plaza. The scrambled eggs, pancakes and ham breakfast will be held in the Church of Nativity’s Obrien Room.

Sunday, February 23, 2020 — 10:30 am

Mardi Gras Jazz Worship Service and Cajun Luncheon

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church will hold a Mardi Gras Jazz Worship Service and Cajun Luncheon.  At 10:30am there is a Jazz Prelude with the Upper Main Street Jazz/Swing Band; 10:45 am Jazz Worship Service followed by Jazz Postlude. Noon: Cajun luncheon served (non-Cajun options available). Community invited.

Sunday, February 23, 2020 — 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

“Exploring the Web of Life” at the EB Lyons Interpretive Center

Mines of Spain will host the program “Exploring the Web of Life” at the EB Lyons Interpretive Center, 8991 Bellevue Heights Road. Learn about soil health and amendments with Stone Hollow Gardens & Shroomery.

Sunday, February 23, 2020 — 3:00 pm

Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society “History Matters” Winter Program Series

The Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society annual “History Matters” Winter Program Series will feature “Slavery, Freedom and the Kansas-Nebraska Act” at Galena Methodist Church, 125 S. Bench Street, Galena. All the programs are free to the public and will have light refreshments. For more information contact the Historical Society at (815) 777-9129 or info@galenahistorymuseum .org

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 — 1:00 pm

Southwest Health Healthy Living Group

The Southwest Health Healthy Living Group will meet at Southwest Health in lower level conference room B. The Healthy Living Group hosts a monthly educational forum for people who are living with diabetes. Meetings are held at the Platteville campus on 1400 East Side Road and are free and open to everyone. (For further details on the program call 608-342-4709.)

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 — 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Central Park Nature Center Volunteer Work Day

Central Park Nature Center Volunteer Work Day will include installing bird window strike deterrents.To take part call (319) 481-7987. (Located at 12515 Central Park Road Center Junction, IA)

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 — 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Carnegie-Stout Public Library /Multicultural Family Center Free Event

The Carnegie-Stout Public Library will partner with the Multicultural Family Center to help teens learn about Iowa’s black history and how to explore their own history in the library’s third floor auditorium. This is a free program open to teens and their parents. Registration is required. Those interested must sign up in advance via the library online calendar at dubuque.lib.ia.us or by calling the Children’s Help Desk at 563-589-4225, ext. 2228.

Thursday, February 27, 2020 — 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

La Salle Spring Social and Auction

La Salle Catholic School in Holy Cross, will hold a Spring Social and Auction. A catered dinner by Neumann’s Bar and Grill will be served at 7:00pm including Ribeye steak, chicken, sides and dessert. A silent auction will begin at 6:00pm and live auction starting at 8:00pm. Entertainment by Mark Zalaznik. To RSVP for dinner reservation call (563)870-2405).

Thursday, February 27, 2020 — 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Sweet & Savory Scones

If you have ever dreamed of making fresh-baked scones but aren’t sure where to begin, join Convivium Urban Farmstead for this hands-on introductory class where Chef Saralyn will teach you everything you need to know to make a variety of sweet and savory from scratch.

Thursday, February 27, 2020 — 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Informational Session for First-Time Home Buyers

Join local realtor Jack Addington in the third floor Aigler Auditorium at the Carnegie-Stout Public Library for an informational session for first-time home buyers. This program is free and open to the public. Attendees will receive professional advice and useful tips for first-time home buyers. The presentation will also include time for questions.

Friday, February 28, 2020 — 12:05 pm - 12:40 pm

St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays 2020 Artist Performance Series

St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays 2020 Artist Performance Series is a free event held at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church 1199 Main. Desserts and coffee follow. Donations accepted for People In Need and church Jesus Fund. (Performers: University of Dubuque Chamber Singers – Kristen Eby, director)

Friday, February 28, 2020 — 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

St. Joseph’s Parish Sinsinawa, WI Fish Fry

St. Joseph’s Parish Fish Fry will be held in St. Joseph’s School, Sinsinawa, WI. Serving deep fried and baked cod, sides and dessert. There will also be games and refreshments in the gym. Proceeds go to St. Joseph’s School. (Carry-outs available 3:30pm to 6:00pm. Call ( 608)-748-4442.

Friday, February 28, 2020 — 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

St. John Placid Catholic Church in Epworth Cod Fish Fry

St. John Placid Catholic Church in Epworth will host a Cod Fish Fry prepared by Far Fry. There will be a variety of homemade desserts and fresh/frozen homemade pies for Sale. The cost is $11 for adults and $5 for kids ages 5 to 10. Carry-out are $12.

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 — 4:00 pm

Registrations Due Today for Central Park Nature Center’s “Iowa Big Trees” Lunch and Learn Program

Registrations are due today to Join Central Park Nature Center for their “Iowa Big Trees” Lunch and Learn Program on Thursday, March 5th at the Center. Please pre-register by calling (319) 481-7987 or e-mail naturalist@co.jones.ia.us by 4:00pm.

Friday, March 6, 2020 — 12:05 pm - 12:40 pm

St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays 2020 Artist Performance Series

St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays 2020 Artist Performance Series is a free event held at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church 1199 Main. Desserts and coffee follow. Donations accepted for People In Need and church Jesus Fund. (Performer: Rebecca Christian, poetry and story telling)

Friday, March 6, 2020 — 4:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Holy Ghost-Immaculate Conception in Kieler Fish Fry and Silent Auction

Holy Ghost-Immaculate Conception in Kieler will hold a Fish Fry and Silent Auction at the school located at WI 3685 County HHH.  Serving baked and fried cod, sides and dessert. Silent auction is 4:30-7:30pm. Cost is $13 for adults, $7 for 6-12 and $3 for 2-5. Carry-outs: $14.

Friday, March 6, 2020 — 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association Annual Meeting and Fly Fishing Show

The 3-day Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association Annual Meeting and Fly Fishing Show will be held at the Dubuque Best Western Plus hotel, 3100 Dodge Street. Come experience all you ever wanted to know about fishing the Driftless Area and raise funds for Iowa stream conservation work. A banquet will be held on Saturday from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. More information available at hawkeyeflyfishing .com (Saturday time is 8:30am to 3:30pm and Sunday time is 8:30am to Noon)

Saturday, March 7, 2020 — 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association Annual Meeting and Fly Fishing Show

The Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association Annual Meeting and Fly Fishing Show will be held at the Dubuque Best Western Plus hotel, 3100 Dodge Street. Come experience all you ever wanted to know about fishing the Driftless Area and raise funds for Iowa stream conservation work. A banquet will be held this evening from 6:00pm to 9:00pm. More information available at hawkeyeflyfishing .com (Sunday time is 8:30am to Noon)

Saturday, March 7, 2020 — 9:30 am - 2:00 pm

Swiss Valley Nature Center Winter Workshop

Swiss Valley Nature Center will host the Winter Workshop “Becoming an Outdoor Woman” at the Center. Sessions include: Cooking Wild Game, Mountain Biking, Wood Printing and more. Register online at GetMeRegisterd .com or call (563) 556-6745.

Saturday, March 7, 2020 — 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Yoga & Art

The Dubuque Museum of Art welcomes you to decompress and rejuvenate with an hour of Yoga and Art. Bring your own mat, beginners welcome. Non-members $10, Members FREE.

Saturday, March 7, 2020 — 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

St. Donatus Parish Steak Fry & Social

St. Donatus Parish Steak Fry & Social will be held at their Parish Center. Dinner is a Ribeye Steak or 2 Grilled Chicken Breast and sides. Tickets available at the door for $20. A hot dog meal will be available for kids 10 and under for $5. Also a Cash Bar and Silent Auction.

Saturday, March 7, 2020 — 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Dubuque Eagle’s Club Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner

The Eagle’s Club located on Century Drive will hold a Corned Beef & Cabbage Dinner. The cost is $9 for adults and $4.50 for children 11 & under. All proceeds go to the Veterans Freedom Center.

Sunday, March 8, 2020 — 8:30 am - 12:00 pm

Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association Annual Meeting and Fly Fishing Show

The Hawkeye Fly Fishing Association Annual Meeting and Fly Fishing Show will be held at the Dubuque Best Western Plus hotel, 3100 Dodge Street. Come experience all you ever wanted to know about fishing the Driftless Area and raise funds for Iowa stream conservation work. More information available at hawkeyeflyfishing .com

Wednesday, March 11, 2020 — 6:00 pm

Free Movie Night

A Free Community Movie Night will be held at the Five Flags Theater. The movie is the 1982 classic “E.T. Dubuque Leisure Services will also provide free popcorn and water.

Friday, March 13, 2020 — 12:05 pm - 12:40 pm

St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays 2020 Artist Performance Series

St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays 2020 Artist Performance Series is a free event held at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church 1199 Main. Desserts and coffee follow. Donations accepted for People In Need and church Jesus Fund. Performers: Dubuque Senior High School Jazz Band.

Friday, March 13, 2020 — 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm

St John the Baptist Parish Peosta Fish Fry

St John the Baptist Parish in Peosta will host a Fish Fry in their Shannon Hall. The Fried or Baked Cod Dinner is $12 for adults and $6 for kids ages 5 to 12. Carry-outs will be available.

Friday, March 13, 2020 — 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Lenten Fish Fry at Sts. Andrew-Thomas School

Sts. Andrew-Thomas Parish of Potosi, Wisconsin is sponsoring a Lenten Fish Fry at Sts. Andrew-Thomas School. Price: $11 for Adults & $5.50 for Children ages 3to12. A child’s plate of hot dog & chips is $2.50. (Carry Outs Available)

Friday, March 20, 2020 — 12:05 pm - 12:40 pm

St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays 2020 Artist Performance Series

St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays 2020 Artist Performance Series is a free event held at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church 1199 Main. Desserts and coffee follow. Donations accepted for People In Need and church Jesus Fund. (Performers: Marcia Martin, bassoon; Roxanne Rollefson, soprano)

Saturday, March 21, 2020 — 1:00 pm

Bowling Fundraiser for the Juvenile Arthritis Foundation

A Bowling Fundraiser for the Arthritis Foundation will be held at  Creslanes Bowling 255 S. Main Street.  Entry is 20 per person for 4 games of bowling & shoes. The event will be an 8 pin tournament for women and 9 pin tournament for men. There will also be a bake sale and raffle items.
To sign up early call (563) 583-9766 or stop at Creslanes.

Saturday, March 21, 2020 — 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Friends of the Platte River Spaghetti Dinner

Friends of the Platte River will hold their annual Spaghetti Dinner at the Pioneer Lanes Bowling Alley located at 1185 US-151 Business, Platteville, WI.

Sunday, March 22, 2020 — 3:00 pm

Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society “History Matters” Winter Program Series

The Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society annual “History Matters” Winter Program Series will feature “Women’s Suffrage and the League of Women Voters” at Galena Middle School, 230 Franklin St. Galena. All the programs are free to the public and will have light refreshments. For more information contact the Historical Society at (815) 777-9129 or info@galenahistorymuseum .org

Friday, March 27, 2020 — 12:05 pm - 12:40 pm

St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays 2020 Artist Performance Series

St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays 2020 Artist Performance Series is a free event held at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church 1199 Main. Desserts and coffee follow. Donations accepted for People In Need and church Jesus Fund.  (Performers: Upper Main Street Jazz and Swing Band – Ric Jones, leader)

Sunday, April 5, 2020 — 3:00 pm

Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society “History Matters” Winter Program Series

The Galena-Jo Daviess County Historical Society annual “History Matters” Winter Program Series will feature “Vietnam from a Boots on the Ground Perspective” at The Galena Territory Owners’ Club, 2000 Territory Drive, Galena. All the programs are free to the public and will have light refreshments. For more information contact the Historical Society at (815) 777-9129 or info@galenahistorymuseum .org

Saturday, April 18, 2020 — 6:00 pm

West Dubuque FFA Chapter Annual Awards Banquet

The West Dubuque FFA Chapter will host their Annual Awards Banquet in the Western Dubuque High School gymnasium. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased at the door or in advance through any current FFA member or at Western Dubuque High School. (Dinner served at 6:00pm and the Awards ceremony begins at 7:00pm)

Saturday, May 2, 2020 — 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Miracles on the Mississippi Gala

UnityPoint Health – Finley Health Foundation welcomes Grammy nominated Wilson Phillips as the feature act for their annual Miracles on the Mississippi Gala at the Diamond Jo Casino. To purchase tickets, contact the Finley Health Foundation RSVP and Ticket Line at (563) 557-2700 or email finleyhealthfoundation@unitypoint.org. (The event schedule includes the Miracles on the Mississippi Gala program with hors d’oeuvres and refreshments and live auction)