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Kids in the Community

Kids in the Community

Summer activities in Dubuque
The Dubuque Leisure Service Department is offering summer activities for boys and girls. For a complete list, visit cityofdubuque.org/439/Leisure-Services

Public Swimming Pools
The City of Dubuque offers three public pools including Flora, Hempstead and Sutton. Admission fees are $4 for ages 18 and older. $2 for ages 4 to 17 and Senior citizens ages 62 and up. 3 and under are admitted free. Visit cityofdubuque.org/486/Swimming-Pools for hours of operation.

National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium Kids Club
The National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium Kids Club is a free club for kids ages 3 to 12 and open to members and non-members. To join, Visit rivermuseum.com/kids-club and complete the form. Print and present your confirmation email at the box office next time you arrive to receive your Kids Club stamp card!

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Monday, July 16, 2018 – 10:00am & 1:00pm
Kids Auditions at Ohnward Fine Arts Center
The Ohnward Fine Arts Center is will be holding auditions for The Wizard of Oz Young Performers Edition at the Ohnward Fine Arts Center. Students from ages 8 (or going into 2nd grade) thru 18 can audition. The cost for kids to participate is $35. This covers all Scripts, scenery, an Alice in Wonderland, Jr. T-shirt and workshops.

Tuesday, July 17, 2018 – 9:00am to 3:00pm
Art Explosion at Allison-Henderson Center -Lower Level
Art is a BLAST when you have the opportunity to discover your creative side! In addition to exploring the five elements of design as you do experiments with color and make play dough, assemble seed mosaics, and get crafty with sponge painting plus much more. Wear washable play clothes. Bring a sack lunch and drink. (For Ages 6 to 8) Register at cityofdubuque.org/473/Registration-Information.

Thursday, July 19, 2018 – 6:30pm – 7:00pm
Carnegie-Stout Public Library – Sprout into Reading Evening Storytime
United Way is sponsoring an evening Storytime where each child will enjoy hearing great stories and go home with a new free book at each session. For ages 3 and up with their favorite adult. No registration is required; parental participation is a must.

Saturday, July 21, 2018 10:30am – 11:00am
Carnegie-Stout Public Library – Baby Builders Block Party
All future builders come play and build at the library with a variety of blocks for all developmental stages of play including Lego blocks, Mega Blocks, and cardboard blocks. Block play supports skills for future achievement in science and math. Ages 5 and under with their families.

Saturday, July 21, 2018 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Carnegie-Stout Public Library – Saturday Matinee “Paddington 2”
Join the Library for popcorn and a showing of “Paddington 2” in the American Trust Program Room. This is a free showing, but seating is limited. Please register at the Children’s Help Desk or by calling (563) 589-4225, ext. 2228.

Wednesday, July 25, 2018
Registrations Due for Wahlert Catholic Football Flag Football Tournament
Registrations are due today for the 3rd annual 7 on 7 Flag Football Tournament hosted by Wahlert Catholic Football held Saturday, July 28th at 9:00am at the Wahlert Football Field. This is open to kids in incoming grades 1-6. Visit holyfamilydbq.org/youth-sports for details.

Monday, July 30, 2018 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Carnegie-Stout Public Library – Coding Camp using Scratch
Come to the American Trust Program Room and learn how to create a game or project using Scratch during this 3 day course. No experience coding or using Scratch is required. For ages 10 and up. Please register at the Children’s Help Desk or by calling (563) 589-4225, ext. 2228. (also Wed 8/1 & Fri 8/3)

Tuesday, July 31, 2018 – 9:00am to 3:00pm
Dinosaur Adventures at Allison-Henderson Center- Lower Level
The Dinosaur Science Camp involves traveling back millions of years ago to the days when dinosaurs roamed the earth. We explore fossils that were left behind, learn about paleontologists, and dig up some dinosaur bones. Bring a sack lunch and drink. (For ages 6 to 8) Register at cityofdubuque.org/473/Registration-Information.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Carnegie-Stout Public Library – Coding Camp using Scratch
Come to the American Trust Program Room and learn how to create a game or project using Scratch during this 3 day course. No experience coding or using Scratch is required. For ages 10 and up. Please register at the Children’s Help Desk or by calling (563) 589-4225, ext. 2228. (also Fri 8/3)

Friday, August 3, 2018 2:00pm – 3:00pm
Carnegie-Stout Public Library – Coding Camp using Scratch
Come to the American Trust Program Room and learn how to create a game or project using Scratch during this 3 day course. No experience coding or using Scratch is required. For ages 10 and up. Please register at the Children’s Help Desk or by calling (563) 589-4225, ext. 2228.

Saturday, August 11, 2018 – 10:30am – 11:15am
Carnegie-Stout Public Library – Reading with Rover
Children in grades kindergarten through grade three are welcome to read a short book to a dog in the 1st floor program room. Free – no registration is required