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Carnegie-Stout Public Library Free Food Pantry

The Carnegie-Stout Public Library is offering a free food pantry over the holiday season for anyone in need. The pantry is available now through Dec. 30, 2021, during regular library hours. To help sustain the pantry, the library is asking for donations of canned goods and dry packaged foods. No glass, expired items, or perishable foods. Please drop off donations to a staff member at any library service desk.

The Ohnward Fine Arts Center Sidewalk Repair Fundraiser

The Ohnward Fine Arts Center is accepting donations to help with the replacement of sidewalks at the front of the Center. All donations are tax-deductible. Donations can be sent to: The Ohnward Fine Arts Center PO Box 995 Maquoketa, IA  52060. Any questions can be directed to Richard Hall at Director@ohnwardfineartscenter.com or by calling (563) 652-9815.

Sinsinawa Art Gallery “Nativities of the World”

Sinsinawa Art Gallery will feature handcrafted “Nativities of the World” December 1st thru January 9th from 8:00am to 7:00pm daily. For more information, contact Mary Kay Kane at (608) 748-4411 or visit www.sinsinawa.org/giftgallery  (Sinsinawa Mound, the motherhouse for the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, is located in southwest Wisconsin on County Road Z, off Highway 11.

Dubuque Winter Farmers Market

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 Market will be closed for the holidays on December 25th and January 1st)

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


Upcoming Events

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 — All Day

Avery Foundation’s “Giving Tuesday”

Today is the Avery Foundation’s “Giving Tuesday” All funds raised stay in the Tri-States and go directly to cancer patients in need. If you would like to make a donation, visit
https://www.facebook.com/donate/258431622836891/

Tuesday, November 30, 2021 — 6:00 pm

Carnegie-Stout Public Library Book Discussion

The Carnegie-Stout Public Library will host a book discussion of “The Things They Carried” by Tim O’Brien. Advance registration is required; please sign up via the Events Calendar at carnegiestout.org. Copies of the book are available now for check out at the Circulation Desk. (Susan Henricks, former library director, will lead the discussion.)

Wednesday, December 1, 2021 — 6:30 pm

A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas Virtual Event

The Carnegie-Stout Public Library, the Dubuque County Library, and the James Kennedy Public Library presents: A Laura Ingalls Wilder Christmas virtual event which will take place over Zoom. This program is appropriate for all ages. Registration is required; please sign up by calling (563) 589- 4225 or at http://bit.ly/dbqWilder 

Thursday, December 2, 2021 — 11:30 am

Salvation Army Senior Potluck

The Salvation Army of Dubuque will host its Christmas Senior Potluck at Their building at 1099 Iowa Street. The event is open to those 55 or older. A Roast Beef dinner will be served at no cost. Please your own table service and a dish to pass that will serve six. (Also a voluntary gift exchange worth at least $10 and an ugly winter/Christmas sweater contest with prizes awarded.)

Saturday, December 4, 2021 — 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

St. John’s Episcopal Church Cookie Walk

St. John’s Episcopal Church will host a Christmas Cookie Walk at their parish house at 1458 Locust Street. They will also have candies, cakes, breads, baklava plus Christmas décor and gift Items. A soup lunch will be available.

Saturday, December 4, 2021 — 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Stuff the Truck for Toys For Tots

The 12th Annual Theisen’s Stuff the Truck event to benefit Marine Corps Toys For Tots will be held at local Theisen’s Home • Farm • Auto locations. More information at facebook.com/DBQToysForTots

Saturday, December 4, 2021 — 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm

Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation Wine-Themed Fundraiser

The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation is hosting Uncorked: Pull a Cork for the Valley of Eden a Wine-Themed Fundraiser and Fine Wine Sale at Woodbine Bend. For more information, visit www.jdcf.org  Not able to attend in person?  You can purchase wine pull and raffle tickets and place wine orders at  www.biddingowl.com/JoDaviessConservationFoun.

Sunday, December 5, 2021 — 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Annual St. Nick Day & Cookie Walk

The Annual St Nick Day and Cookie Walk will be held at Kalmes Restaurant, St. Donatus in the Upstairs Room.. Come meet the traditional St. Nicholas. A variety of cookies will be available for purchase during the cookie walk as well as other treats. Sponsored by: St. Donatus Luxembourg Heritage Society.

Sunday, December 5, 2021 — 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

North Buena Vista parish Soup Luncheon and Vendor Show

North Buena Vista parish will host a Soup Luncheon and Vendor Show. Come see Santa at 11:00am.

Tuesday, December 7, 2021 — All Day

Registrations Due for Sinsinawa Mound Paint Class

Registrations are due today for a painting class that will be held from 6:00pm to 9:00pm on Tuesday, December 7th at Sinsinawa Mound Center. To register or for more information call (608) 748-4411 or visit www.sinsinawa.org/moundcenter.

Thursday, December 9, 2021 — 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Friends of Dubuque County Conservation Board Dimensional Brewing Co. Evening

Friends of Dubuque County Conservation Board Inc. will host an evening at Dimensional Brewing Co at 67 Main St. in Dubuque with live music provided. Tips for the evening help support school bus grants and student educational programs. For questions, contact the Nature Center at (563) 556-6745.

Saturday, December 11, 2021 — 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers

Attend this free, monthly concert series at the Carnegie Stout Public Library from 10:00a to 10:30a.  Dec 11th features David Landau, a children’s entertainer.  The program exposes children to a variety of musical styles and instruments.

Saturday, December 11, 2021 — 1:00 pm

Carnegie-Stout Public Library Welcomes Local Author Larry Friedman

The Carnegie-Stout Public Library welcomes local author Larry Friedman who will give a presentation on his latest book, “Jo Reynolds: A Diamond in the Rough,” in the third floor auditorium followed by a book signing. This program is free and open to the public. Masks are required inside the library.

Saturday, December 11, 2021 — 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Blue Lighted Centennial Cross in Key West Fundraiser

KC Council 510 is hosting a Special Fundraiser for the blue lighted Centennial Cross in Key West. This will be held at the Joliet Event Center at 781 Locust Street. Poor Man’s Catering’s beef tips and homemade noodles dinner with two sides dessert is just $10. Reservations are required. Please call (563) 588-2011.

Wednesday, December 15, 2021 — 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Community Blue Christmas Service of Healing and Hope

This special community service at St Luke’s United Methodist Church, 1199 Main.  Participating Clergy from First Presbyterian, First Congregational UCC, Holy Trinity ELCA, St. John’s Episcopal, and St. Luke’s UMC. Childcare provided. Masks worn indoors. Live stream: www.stlukesdbq.org/worship.  The special service is for anyone feeling blue this season.

Saturday, December 18, 2021 — 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Monthly Prime Rib Dinner and Dance at The Joliet Event Center Music by Ron Lubbers

The Monthly Prime Rib Dinner and Dance to benefit the Knights Of Columbus 510 will be held at the Joliet Event Center, 781 Locust Street. Dinner an dance is $20 and dance only is $5, Reservations are required for dinner. Call (563) 588-2011. Music by Ron Lubbers.

Saturday, January 8, 2022 — 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers

Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers is a free monthly concert series that exposes children to a variety of musical styles and instruments. Children leave with a greater appreciation of music and a lollipop! Today: Tapestry- Playful Rock.

Saturday, February 12, 2022 — 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers

Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers is a free monthly concert series that exposes children to a variety of musical styles and instruments. Children leave with a greater appreciation of music and a lollipop! Today: Kristina Castaneda.

Saturday, March 12, 2022 — 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers

Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers is a free monthly concert series that exposes children to a variety of musical styles and instruments. Children leave with a greater appreciation of music and a lollipop! Today: JazzQ – Featuring Faculty from Northeast Iowa School of Music.

Saturday, April 9, 2022 — 10:00 am - 10:30 am

Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers

Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers is a free monthly concert series that exposes children to a variety of musical styles and instruments. Children leave with a greater appreciation of music and a lollipop! Today: StringQ – Featuring Faculty from Northeast Iowa School of Music.