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James B. and Melita A. McDonough Foundation Grant Applications through May 31st 

The application period for nonprofit organizations to apply for a grant from the James B. and Melita A. McDonough Foundation is open through May 31st. Interested charities may visit the Foundation’s website at mcdonoughcharitablefoundation.org to complete their submission using the online application form found on the website.  The directors will review these in June and make awards in July this year.

Grandview Gallop Registration

Online registration is open thru June 3rd for the Grandview Gallop – a 4-mile Run/Walk that starts and finishes at Murphy Park on South Grandview Avenue Saturday June 5th. Register at GrandviewGallop.com.

Wahlert Open best-shot golf tournament Registration

The annual Wahlert Open best-shot golf tournament will be held on Monday, June 14th at Thunder Hills Country Club, in Peosta with a 1:00pm shotgun start. Participants may register individually or with a foursome. Guests may also join the golfers for the dinner and program following the tournament. Register at holyfamilydbq.org/wahlert-open. Sponsorship opportunities are available. Please contact the Wahlert Catholic High School activities office with any questions at (563) 583-9771.

Dubuque Girls Independent League  Summer League Registration

Dubuque Girls Independent League  Summer League Registration is now open. To register, or for more information, visit http://www.dgilsoftball.com.

Venture Into the Wild with Girl Scouts 

The Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois are partnering with Dubuque County Conservation, Dubuque County Hunter Safety Instructors, and Iowa DNR Conservation Officers to teach area girls outdoor survival skills. Into the Wild is hosted at Camp Little Cloud on July 26-29, 2021. All girls in grades 7-11, can register to attend at . Call (800) 798-0833 or email Info@GirlScoutsToday.org with questions.

Dubuque Police Department ‘Shop with a Cop’ Program Donations

Donations are being accepted through August to support the annual Dubuque Police Department ‘Shop with a Cop’ program which purchases back-to-school clothing and supplies for area children. Donors can make checks out to Dubuque Police Protective Association and can be delivered to the Dubuque Law Enforcement Center at 770 Iowa Street. More information is available at nschloss@cityofdubuque.org or (563) 587-3813.

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.


Upcoming Events

Friday, May 14, 2021 — 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dubuque Regional Humane Society Garage Sale

Dubuque Regional Humane Society’s Garage Sale will be held at 4242 Chavenelle Road. They offer quality gently-used and new items at affordable prices with money raised used to help care for the sheltered animals. There will be a food truck on site.

Friday, May 14, 2021 — 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free Walk-in Vaccine Clinic for Dubuque County Residents

Comiskey Park, 255 E. 24th Street. Walk-in vaccinations administered by the Dubuque Visiting Nurses Association.

Saturday, May 15, 2021 — 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dubuque County Library District Plant Sale

The Dubuque County Library District Plant Sale will be held in the Asbury Library Parking Lot located at 5290 Grand Meadow Drive. Selections include: Annuals, Perennials, Vegetables, and House Plants.

Saturday, May 15, 2021 — 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Grand View Garage Sale

Join Grandview United Methodist Church for their Garage Sale in the Church parking lot. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Damka Matters, Grandview’s partner ministry in Nigeria.

Saturday, May 15, 2021 — 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Clayton County Conservation Recycling & Household Hazardous Waste Collection

Clayton County Conservation will host a Recycling & Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day. Any Clayton County resident wishing to take part in this event must call to confirm if items are accepted. (Please call 563-245-1516 or visit www.claytoncountyconservation.org)

Saturday, May 15, 2021 — 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dubuque Regional Humane Society Garage Sale

Dubuque Regional Humane Society’s Garage Sale will be held at 4242 Chavenelle Road. They offer quality gently-used and new items at affordable prices with money raised used to help care for the sheltered animals. There will be a food truck on site.

Saturday, May 15, 2021 — 2:30 pm

Sinsinawa Leadership Council Virtual Lecture

The Dominican Sisters of Sinsinawa Leadership Council announces Dr. Ann Garrido as the Cornerstones Lecture presenter. The public is invited to virtually attend the lecture via livestream at www.sinsinawa.org/live.

Sunday, May 16, 2021 — 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Dubuque Regional Humane Society Garage Sale

Dubuque Regional Humane Society’s Garage Sale will be held at 4242 Chavenelle Road. They offer quality gently-used and new items at affordable prices with money raised used to help care for the sheltered animals. There will be a food truck on site.

Monday, May 17, 2021 — 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free Walk-in Vaccine Clinic for Dubuque County Residents

Walk-in vaccinations administered by the Dubuque Visiting Nurses Association. at the Farley Memorial Hall, 204 1st Street NW, Farley.

Thursday, May 20, 2021 — 6:30 pm

Carnegie-Stout Public Library Virtual Event with Author Farrah Rochon

The Carnegie-Stout Public Library welcomes bestselling romance author Farrah Rochon for a virtual event. Rochon will discuss her latest novel, “The Boyfriend Project,” and answer questions from readers. This event is free, but registration is required. To register, please visit bit.ly/RochonDBQ or call (563) 589-4225, ext. 2224. (Those who register for this virtual event will also be entered into a drawing to win a copy of “The Boyfriend Project.”)

Friday, May 21, 2021 — 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Free Farmer Field Day in Farley

Those interested in learning more about cover crops and “planting green” are invited to attend a Free Farmer Field Day at Tim Daly’s farm located at 25430 New Vienna Rd, Farley. Learn about the new watershed programs and incentives available to Dubuque County growers and landowners. For more information call Zach Timm at (563) 213-8388.

Saturday, May 22, 2021 — 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Church of the Resurrection Free Food Giveaway

The Church of the Resurrection, 4300 Asbury Road, will offer a free, drive through food pantry  from 8:30am to 10:00am (or until food is gone). Volunteers will help vehicles line up and boxes of food will be loaded into vehicles.

Saturday, May 22, 2021 — 9:30 am - 1:00 pm

Dubuque Area Hunger CROP Walk

The Dubuque Area Hunger CROP Walk begins and ends at Murphy Park on South Grandview Ave. Registration will begin at 9:30am and the Walk begins at 10:00am. A complimentary bagged breakfast will be provided.  Get more information or make a donation online: https://events.crophungerwalk.org/

Monday, May 24, 2021 — 11:00 am - 2:30 pm

ImpactLife Blood Drive-Farley Community

Dubuque Bank & Trust Farley branch will sponsor a Community Blood Drive. The donor bus will be parked at Casey’s located across the street from the bank at 306 1st St. SE, Farley. To make an appointment, call ImpactLife Dubuque at 1-800-747-5401 or schedule online at www.bloodcenter.org and use group code 2234.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 — All Day

Registrations Due for Osborne Nature Center event

Registrations are due today for the next fundraising event for the “Nature All Around Us” Art Series scheduled for 6:00pm on May 28th at the Osborne Nature Center. Class size is limited, so register early at (563) 245-1516  or www.claytoncountyconservation.org (The Osborne Center is located on Highway 13, five miles south of Elkader)

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 — 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Battle of the Badges Blood Drive

Support our local first responders by donating blood at the annual Battle of the Badges Blood Drive held in the Grand Harbor Resort’s 2nd floor conference room. Appointments are encouraged. Call Nicole at (563) 275-0597. All presenting donors will receive a free admission pass to Grand Harbor Water Park and an exclusive Red Cross t-shirt.

Tuesday, May 25, 2021 — 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm

Dubuque Area Congregations United (DACU) Virtual May Meeting

The Dubuque Area Congregations United Virtual May Meeting topics include: Dubuque Equitable Poverty Reduction Plan and Prevention Plan. Speaker: Wally Wernimont, City Planner. Locate information on cityofdubuque.org. Zoom access link contact Alan Garfield at agarfield@dbq.edu. Delegates and community invited to attend.

Thursday, May 27, 2021 — 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

ImpactLife Blood Drive-Galena ARC

The Galena Arts and Recreation Center will host a Blood Drive in the Dance Studio located at 11084 W US Hwy 20 in Galena. To make an appointment, call ImpactLife Dubuque at 1-800-747-5401 or schedule online at www.bloodcenter.org and use group code 3887. (All donors will receive a voucher for a gift card)

Friday, May 28, 2021 — 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bake & Rummage Sale Fundraiser

A Bake & Rummage Sale Fundraiser sponsored by Holy Ghost Court #228 of the National Catholic Society of Foresters will be held in the Holy Ghost church basement. Funds raised will be matched through the “Hearts & Hands Program” offered by NCSF to their courts up to a maximum of $1500.

Friday, May 28, 2021 — 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

ImpactLife Blood Drive-Salvation Army

The Salvation Army in Dubuque will host a Blood Drive in the Community Room located at 1099 Iowa Street. Masks and appointments are required. To schedule, please call Cindy Kohlmann at 563-556-1573 or online www.bloodcenter.org with the group code 4038.

Saturday, May 29, 2021 — 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Bake & Rummage Sale Fundraiser

A Bake & Rummage Sale Fundraiser sponsored by Holy Ghost Court #228 of the National Catholic Society of Foresters will be held in the Holy Ghost church basement. Funds raised will be matched through the “Hearts & Hands Program” offered by NCSF to their courts up to a maximum of $1500.

Saturday, May 29, 2021 — 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

Mathias Ham Historic Site Opens

The Mathias Ham Historic Site will open for the season on Saturday, May 29, 2021, with a new exhibit entitled Sew Many Quilts! For more hours of operation and Ham House information visit rivermuseum.com/hamsite 

Sunday, May 30, 2021 — 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bake & Rummage Sale Fundraiser

A Bake & Rummage Sale Fundraiser sponsored by Holy Ghost Court #228 of the National Catholic Society of Foresters will be held in the Holy Ghost church basement.  Funds raised will be matched through the “Hearts & Hands Program” offered by NCSF to their courts up to a maximum of $1500.

Monday, May 31, 2021 — 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Bake & Rummage Sale Fundraiser

A Bake & Rummage Sale Fundraiser sponsored by Holy Ghost Court #228 of the National Catholic Society of Foresters will be held in the Holy Ghost church basement.  Funds raised will be matched through the “Hearts & Hands Program” offered by NCSF to their courts up to a maximum of $1500.

Wednesday, June 2, 2021 — 7:00 pm

Sinsinawa Mound Center Summer Organ Concert Series

Sinsinawa Mound Center begins their Summer Organ Concert Series with David Jonies of Chicago performing virtually at www.sinsinawa.org/live

Friday, June 4, 2021 — 4:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Relay For Life of Dubuque

The Relay for life of Dubuque Drive through Dinner and Luminaria Display will be held at Happy’s Place, 2323 Rockdale Road. The dinner of cod, baked potato and sides is $15. Please visit Relay for life of Dubuque Facebook for more information or to purchase a luminaria bag. The event website is relayforlife.org/dubuqueia

Saturday, June 5, 2021 — 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Strut Your Mutt!

The 28th annual “Strut Your Mutt”will be held at the Dubuque Regional Humane Society. The goal is to bring community members and pet owners together to raise awareness and funds for the homeless animals at the Dubuque Regional Humane Society. Early Bird Registration is open now. Sign up online at www.dbqhumane.org

Saturday, June 5, 2021 — 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Elkader Cub Scout Day Camp

All boys and girls going into kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to attend the Elkader Cub Scout Day Camp. You do NOT need to be a Scout to participate. The Camp is hosted at Osborne Park in Elkader, Iowa  To register or for more information, visit https://scoutingevent.com/178-daycamp.

Wednesday, June 9, 2021 — 7:00 pm

Sinsinawa Mound Summer Organ Concert

Stephen Steely returns to the Summer Organ Concert series at Sinsinawa Mound Center The concert will be virtual and is available at www.sinsinawa.org/live

Saturday, June 12, 2021 — 4:00 pm

Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team Performance

The Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team will perform  south of Lock 12 on Riverview Street in Bellevue, Iowa. For more information please visit: www.facebook.com/skibellevue or www.youtube.com/skibellevue

Sunday, June 13, 2021 — 7:00 am - 11:30 am

Grant County Wisconsin Dairy Breakfast

The Grant County Wisconsin Dairy Breakfast will be held at Vosberg Colonial Acres Dairy Farm at 1888 Bishop Lane in Cuba City. The price is $5. Free for ages 10 and under. (Menu includes pancakes, eggs and sausages, cheese, applesauce, milk, yogurt and ice cream)

Saturday, June 26, 2021 — 4:00 pm

Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team Performance  

The Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team will perform south of Lock 12 on Riverview Street in Bellevue, Iowa. For more information please visit:  www.facebook.com/skibellevue or www.youtube.com/skibellevue

Sunday, July 4, 2021 — 6:00 pm

Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team Performance

The Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team will perform south of Lock 12 on Riverview Street in Bellevue, Iowa. For more information please visit:  www.facebook.com/skibellevue or www.youtube.com/skibellevue

Saturday, July 10, 2021 — 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dubuque Elks #297 Open House

The Dubuque Elks #297, located at 9018 Military Road, will host an Open House with food,  drinks and entertainment. Visit https://www.elks.org/lodges/home.cfm?LodgeNumber=297 for more information.

Saturday, July 17, 2021 — 4:00 pm

Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team Performance

The Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team will perform south of Lock 12 on Riverview Street in Bellevue, Iowa. For more information please visit:  www.facebook.com/skibellevue or www.youtube.com/skibellevue

Friday, July 23, 2021 — 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Klaus Kids Day Camp

All boys and girls entering into kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to attend the Klaus Kids Day Camp. You do NOT need to be a Scout to participate. The Camp is hosted at Camp C.S. Klaus in Greeley, Iowa. To register or for more information, visit https://scoutingevent.com/178-klauskids.

Friday, July 23, 2021 — 12:00 pm

Dubuque Sertoma Golf Outing

The Dubuque Sertoma Golf Outing will be held at the Meadows Golf Course beginning with a shot gun start at noon. The fee is $80 for 18 holes of golf, a cart, dinner and prizes. Dinner only is $25. Contact Greg at (563) 590-2016.

Friday, August 6, 2021 — 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Opening Reception: Art on the River 2021-22

The Opening Reception for the 2021-22 Art on the River exhibit is a free event held riverside at the Grand River Center. For additional information, contact Jenni Petersen-Brant at (563) 513-5636, jbrant@cityofdubuque.org, or visit cityofdubuque.org/artontheriver

Saturday, August 7, 2021 — 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Dubuque Cub Scout Day Camp

All boys and girls going into kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to attend the Dubuque Cub Scout Day Camp. You do NOT need to be a Scout to participate. The Camp is hosted at Grandview United Methodist Church in Dubuque, Iowa. To register or for more information, visit https://scoutingevent.com/178-daycamp.

Saturday, August 7, 2021 — 4:00 pm

 Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team Performance  

The Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team will perform south of Lock 12 on Riverview Street in Bellevue, Iowa.  For more information please visit:  www.facebook.com/skibellevue or www.youtube.com/skibellevue

Saturday, August 21, 2021 — 4:00 pm

Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team Performance

The Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team will perform south of Lock 12 on Riverview Street in Bellevue, Iowa. For more information please visit:  www.facebook.com/skibellevue or www.youtube.com/skibellevue