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Saturday, December 14, 2019 — 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Cookies with Santa

Come have Cookies with Santa at La Salle Catholic School, 835 Church Street, Holy Cross. Have your photo taken with Santa, frost cookies and enjoy story time. This is a free open-house style event.

Saturday, December 14, 2019 — 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Second Saturdays at DuMA

Join the Dubuque Museum of Art for free and family-oriented programming every second Saturday of the month. December’s Second Saturday will feature creative Holiday ornament making.

Saturday, December 14, 2019 — 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Live Nativity

St Peter Lutheran Church will present their annual Live Nativity. They are located at 3200 Asbury Road.

Saturday, December 14, 2019 — 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Dancing in December

Steeple Square presents, Dancing in December.  It’s an evening of social dancing, dance lessons, light snacks and a cash bar to support Steeple Square. Tickets are on sale now! They are $15 if you RSVP by Dec 10, $20 at the door. To purchase a ticket, click on the PayPal link on their Facebook event. Proceeds from the event will help support Steeple Square.

Sunday, December 15, 2019 — 8:30 am - 9:30 am

St. Luke’s Christmas Cantata

St. Luke’s United Methodist Church 1199 Main, Dubuque will host Christmas story cantata “Rise Up!
A New Light A-Comin’ ” sung by St. Luke’s choirs with narration and community singing. 10:45am – 11:45 am Repeat cantata performance with piano, organ and JuBELLation Ringers. Community invited.

Tuesday, December 17, 2019 — 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Theisen’s Community Blood Drive

Theisen’s Home Farm Auto will host a community Blood Drive at 2900 Dodge St., inside MVRBC Donor Bus. To donate, please contact Mitch Klepper at (563) 557 8222, sign up at the service desk or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org and use code 1706 to locate the drive. A photo I.D. is required to donate.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019 — 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Grant Regional Health Center Blood Drive

Grant Regional Health Center in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be hosting a Blood Drive in the Education Center at the Old Clinic located at 507 S. Monroe Street. To schedule an appointment, call Peg at 608-723-7691. Please eat before donating and bring a photo ID. Walk ins welcome.

Friday, December 20, 2019 — 12:00 pm - 3:30 pm

MercyOne-Dubuque Blood Drive

MercyOne Dubuque in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be hosting a Blood Drive in the St. Francis Auditorium at the hospital 250 Mercy Drive. To make an appointment, call Sue at 563-589-8792, email schmitsk@mercyhealth.com or schedule online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org with the group code 1160. Appointments are recommended. Walk ins welcome. Eat before donating and bring a photo I.D.

Saturday, December 21, 2019 — 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Caroling at the Clock

All are invited to come to the Clock Tower in downtown Dubuque and celebrate Christmas by singing some familiar and loved Christmas Carols. This is a very casual event, so even if you just want to sing as you walk by, you are very welcome.

Sunday, December 22, 2019 — 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Toys for Tots 5th Annual Kids’ Christmas Party

The Marine Corps Toys for Tots 5th Annual Kids’ Christmas Party presented by Theisen’s Home • Farm • Auto and Paramount Ambulance will be held at the Five Flags Arena. This is a free event for kids ages 10 and under.

Monday, December 23, 2019 — 2:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Midwest Medical Center Community Blood Drive

Midwest Medical Center in Galena will host a Blood Drive in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center on the MVRBC donor bus parked at 1 Medical Center Drive in Galena. To schedule an appointment, contact Nancy Rasmussen at 815-777-6135 or schedule online at bloodcenterimpact.org.  Appointments are recommended. Walk ins welcome. Eat before donating and bring a photo I.D.

Friday, December 27, 2019 — 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Osbourne Nature Center’s Nature Kids Program

This Osbourne Nature Center’s Nature Kids program will focus on snowflakes. The program is for children 3-6 years. Please call the Center at 563-245-1516 to register and for more information. You may also visit claytoncountyconservation .org  (Osborne Park is located at 29862 Osborne Rd. on HWY 13 five miles south of Elkader)

Saturday, December 28, 2019 — 12:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Christmas Double Bingo Session

Tri-State Independent Blind will hold a Christmas Double Bingo Session. The 1st Session, starts selling at 11:00am and starts at 12:30pm. The 2nd Session, starts selling at 5:00pm and starts at 6:30pm. Packets are $6.00 for 21 games. Jackpots are up to $1,000 & $2,500. (Kitchen/concession will open between 3- 4pm.
(Free coffee, cookies and donuts for morning session)

Sunday, December 29, 2019 — 10:45 am

St. Luke’s First Sunday of Christmas Service

Dubuque St. Luke’s United Methodist Church at 1199 Main Street, will celebrate First Sunday of Christmas service with Christmas Hymn singing at 10:35am and Mass beginning at 10:45am.

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 — 7:00 pm

“Let’s Rip It Up” at The Ohnward Fine Arts Center

The Ohnward Fine Arts Center Presents: Let’s Rip It Up celebrating the Birth Of Rock N& Roll & Beyond. The show features Everett Dean and Girl Group, the Jersey Girls. For ticket information call (563)652-9815 or visit ohnwardfineartscenter .com.

Tuesday, December 31, 2019 — 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Celebrating Sinatra – His Life in Music at The Grand Opera House

The Dubuque Arts Council concludes its 50th anniversary celebration with big band vocalist Bryan Anthony’s Celebrating Sinatra – His Life in Music at The Grand Opera House. Bryan will perform in concert with the Hunter Fuerste Orchestra. Tickets may be purchased at the Grand Opera House box office, at thegrandoperahouse .com, or charged at (563) 588-1305.