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Riley Subaru Loves Pets

Throughout the month of October, Adopt a Shelter Pet and Riley Subaru will donate $100 to the Dubuque Regional Humane Society for every pet adopted. Visithttps://www.rileysubaru.net/retailer-event-details.htm?eventID=202  for more details.

Quilts of Valor Display at Carnegie-Stout Public Library

The Carnegie-Stout Public Library will display quilts from the Northeastern Iowa chapter of the Quilts of Valor Foundation from October 26th through November 5th. The public may view the quilts in the rotunda and on the third floor during regular library hours. Learn more at www.carnegiestout.org.

Northeast Iowa Council Scouts Popcorn

Scouts across the Northeast Iowa Council are selling popcorn, trail mix, and chocolate covered pretzels to fund their Scouting adventures. Support Scouting with your purchase. Visit  http://www.scoutsiowa.org/popcorn-time/

Ginter Thanksgiving Dinner

The annual Ginter Thanksgiving Dinner will be held this year on Thursday, November 25th. If you would like to volunteer or know of someone who would enjoy a meal delivered to their home call (563) 583-8535. If you would like to make a monetary donation, send a check to: Ginter Thanksgiving Dinner PO Box 512 Dubuque, IA 52001.   

Ohnward Fine Arts Center’s Annual Festival of Trees

The Ohnward Fine Arts Center’s Annual Festival of Trees will be displayed November 13th thru November 28th at the Center. If you would like to sponsor a Tree or Wreath, call Ohnward at (563) 652-9815. All donations are tax deductible.   

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

Friday, October 15, 2021 — 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Carnegie Stout Public Library “Books and More” Sale

The Carnegie Stout Public Library will hold their Books and More Sale. Admission is free. There is a huge selection of books, DVDs, CDs, media, children’s books, games and many specialty items. All priced to sell. Proceeds benefit library programs.

Saturday, October 16, 2021 — 8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Grand View Holiday Fair

Grand View Church will host a Holiday Fair with handmade crafts, homemade baked goods, books, puzzles, and more.  A lunch of ham, turkey, & turkey and dressing sandwiches and soups will be available from 11:00am to 1:00pm. (Located at 3342 John Wesley, next to the soccer complex off JFK Road)

Saturday, October 16, 2021 — 8:45 am - 11:30 am

St. Stephen’s Food Distribution

St. Peters Lutheran Church, 3200 Asbury Rd., is hosting a Free Drive-thru Food Pantry in the church parking lot. Volunteers will direct vehicles through the parking lot and volunteers will load boxes of food into vehicles. The event will continue until 11:00 a.m. or until the food is gone.

Saturday, October 16, 2021 — 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Out Of This World Cub-A-Ree

All Scouts and non-Scouts Kindergarten through 5th grade are invited to build and launch a rocket, compete in a space derby, navigate a space rover obstacle course, create phases of the moon, and more. Registration for youth is only $15 and includes the rocket, lunch, and activities! Family members can purchase lunch for only $5! Register at: www.scoutsiowa.org

Saturday, October 16, 2021 — 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

St. Thomas Aquinas Council 930 Chicken Fry Supper

St. Thomas Aquinas Council 930 will serve a carry out only Chicken Fry Supper with sides for $10 at the Columbus Club Hall ,1405 Columbus Ave SE. Cascade.

Sunday, October 17, 2021 — 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

18th Annual Cuba City Toy Show

The 18th annual Cuba City Toy Show will be held at Banfield’s Swiss Haus at the junction of Hwy 11 and Hwy 80 in Cuba City. See toy tractors, NASCAR items and more. Admission is $2 for adults. Children under 12 years are free. All proceeds benefit local charities. Call or email Earl for more information. (563) 568-3867 or etkaiser@tds.net.

Sunday, October 17, 2021 — 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

St John the Baptist Parish Fall Festival & Auction

St John the Baptist Parish will hold their Fall Festival and Auction. The Festival includes kids games and inflatables, a lunch of  sandwiches and soup, silent and live auctions- Live auction begins at 11:00am.

Sunday, October 17, 2021 — 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Immaculate Conception Parish in Masonville Turkey Dinner

Immaculate Conception Parish in Masonville, IA will hold a carry-out only Turkey Dinner. The Parish is located at 608 Bernhart St. The cost is $13 – Drink not included.

Monday, October 18, 2021 — 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Wings of Courage Play Screening with guest speaker Dr. Robert F. Jefferson, Jr.

The University of Dubuque Heritage Center presents: “Wings of Courage”, an original play from Mad River Theater Works with music telling the remarkable story of the first African American to fly a plane in combat. Also guest speaker Dr. Robert F. Jefferson, Jr.. (“Wings of Courage” is also available for viewing via paid stream from Tuesday, October 19, through Friday, November 19.  Visit https://www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/LiveatHeritageCenter/  for more details.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 — 4:00 pm

Registrations Due for Jones County Conservation Program

Registrations are due by 4:00pm today for Jones County Conservation’s “Iowa’s Owls Presentation and Owl Prowl” at Central Park at 6:30pm on Friday, October 22nd. Please contact Michele at (319) 481-7987 or naturalist@jonescounytiowa.gov to pre-register.

Thursday, October 21, 2021 — 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

16th annual Glimmer of Hope

The 16th annual Glimmer of Hope event will be held at Dubuque Golf and Country Club. All funds raised go directly to supporting the Dubuque Y’s – Victim Services Shelter. More information available at https://dubuquey.org/glimmerofhope/

Friday, October 22, 2021 — 7:00 pm

Asbury Halloween Parade

The City of Asbury Halloween Parade will start at the Lord of Life Church on Spring Green Drive and end at Asbury Park. Sponsored by the Asbury Area Civic and Recreation Foundation.

Saturday, October 23, 2021 — 8:30 am - 10:00 am

Church of the Resurrection Free Drive thru Food Pantry

The Church of the Resurrection, 4300 Asbury Road, is offering a free drive through Food Pantry in their lower parking lot. Volunteers will load boxes of food into vehicles.

Saturday, October 23, 2021 — 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dubuque Arboretum Community Fall Cleanup

The Dubuque Arboretum Community Fall Cleanup will be held from 9:00am to Noon at the gardens located at 3800 Arboretum Drive. Volunteers are asked to please bring a rake and gloves. A free lunch will follow. Please let them know you’re coming. Call (563) 556-2100 or at volunter@dubuquearboretum.net (Also Saturday, Oct. 30th)

Saturday, October 23, 2021 — 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Tri-State Stamp Expo at NICC Peosta

The Tri-State Stamp Club will host the Tri-State Stamp Expo at the NICC Peosta’s National Education Center for Agricultural Safety Building. Admission and parking are free. For more information call (563) 582-6247 or emailsales@pfohls.com.

Saturday, October 23, 2021 — 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Dubuque Drug Task Force “Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet”

The Dubuque Drug Task Force will hold a “Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet” event at Sam’s Club, 4400 Asbury Road. Disposal is free and confidential. For information on what they can and cannot accept visit: https://www.facebook.com/DubuquePD/photos/a.1111420008916369/4581757365215932/

Saturday, October 23, 2021 — 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

City of East Dubuque Open House

The City of East Dubuque invites you to an Open House held at the City Hall, 261 Sinsinawa Ave and the Wastewater Treatment Plant located at 200 Boat Ramp Road.

Sunday, October 24, 2021 — 10:00 am

“Denim and Lace” Benefit for Mary’s Inn Maternity’s Home

Mary’s Inn Maternity’s Home and the Knights of Columbus Councils from the Dubuque area invite you to their combined event “Denim and Lace” at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds. Registration and Silent auction begins at 10:00am and the Live auction begins at Noon. Proceeds benefit Mary’s Inn Maternity’s Home. Lunch will be available. For more information call (563) 552-6288 or visit https://www.facebook.com/marysinnmaternityhome

Sunday, October 24, 2021 — 3:00 pm

Dubuque Chorale Concert

The Dubuque Chorale’s Concert, “Past, Present, and Preview” will be held at First Congregational Church UCC, 255 W 10th Street, Dubuque. Per CDC guidelines, masks are required. There is no cost for admission and free will donations will be accepted.

Saturday, October 30, 2021 — 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dubuque Arboretum Community Fall Cleanup

The Dubuque Arboretum Community Fall Cleanup will be held from 9:00am to Noon at the gardens located at 3800 Arboretum Drive. Volunteers are asked to please bring a rake and gloves. A free lunch will follow. Please let them know you’re coming. Call (563) 556-2100 or at volunter@dubuquearboretum.net

Saturday, October 30, 2021 — 6:30 pm

Galena Area Chamber of Commerce Halloween Parade.

The Galena Area Chamber of Commerce is hosting their 42nd annual Galena Halloween Parade. Shuttles will be available starting at 3:00pm from the Walmart parking lot for $5 The Chamber is asking the public to please bring in a non-perishable food item that will be donated to the local food pantry.

Saturday, October 30, 2021 — 8:00 pm

Dickeyville Rescue Squad and Jamestown First Responders Halloween Dance

The Dickeyville Rescue Squad and Jamestown First Responders will host their annual Halloween Dance at Sunset Hall. The band The Wundos will perform from 8:00pm to midnight. Cash prizes will be awarded for best costumes.

Thursday, November 4, 2021 — 6:00 pm

An Evening of Culinary Excellence Signature Chefs Auction

The March of Dimes’ “An Evening of Culinary Excellence Signature Chefs” Auction will be held at the Hotel Julien 200 Main St, Dubuque. To attend or be a sponsor visit: https://signaturechefs.marchofdimes.org/Event

Sunday, November 7, 2021 — 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

St Rose Church Annual Turkey and Ham Dinner

St Rose Catholic Church will hold their Annual Turkey and Ham Dinner . This year there will be carry outs only and they can be picked up at St Rose School: 218 N Jackson St. in Cuba City. Order a single meal for $12 or a Family pack of 6 meals for $70. Preorders are appreciated by texting or calling Renee at (608) 778-9450.

Thursday, November 11, 2021 — 10:30 am

Dubuque American Legion Post #6 Veteran’s Day Ceremony

The Dubuque American Legion Post #6 Veteran’s Day Ceremony will be held at the Mystique Ice Arena on Chaplain Schmitt Island. The program start at 10:30am and will last for 30 minutes. The American Legion clubroom at 1306 Delhi Street will host a chili feed following the ceremony. All are invited.

Saturday, November 13, 2021 — 9:30 am

Polar Plunge with Special Olympics Iowa

The annual Special Olympics Iowa Polar Plunge will be held at the Schmitt Harbor Boat Ramp. On-site Check-in and registration begins at 9:30am and the Plunge into Mississippi River begins at 11am. A post party will follow. More information: SOIowa.org

Saturday, November 13, 2021 — 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: Dubuque Chorale Children’s Choir

Saturday, November 20, 2021 — 7:00 pm

Ohnward Fine Arts Center

Ohnward Fine Arts Center welcomes Lynne Rothrocks’ Christmas Cabaret: An Evening of Song, Story and Christmas Cheer. Advance Tickets are $22 for Adults and $13 for Students. At door: Adults $25 Students $15. More information available at https://ohnwardfineartscenter.com/ 

Saturday, December 11, 2021 — 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: David Landau- Children’s Entertainer