OutRun the Rays 5K Run/Walk
Visit Outruntherays.org to register your team or get more information for the OutRun the Rays 5K Run/Walk Saturday, May 27th beginning and ending at the Peosta Community Centre. A corresponding Bike Ride will begin and end at Junction 21 in Centralia. (Raising melanoma awareness)
Saturday, April 29, 2017 — All Day
Ticket Purchase Deadline
Purchase your tickets by today for Immanuel Congregational United Church of Christ’s Prime Rib Dinner Fundraiser held at the church on Friday, May 12th. Tickets are $18 and can be purchased by calling (563) 582-5168. (between 9:30am and 2:30pm).
Saturday, April 29, 2017 — 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Friends of the Dubuque County Library Plant Sale
Friends of the Dubuque County Library are holding a Plant Sale in the Asbury Library parking lot located at 5290 Grand Meadow Drive. Proceeds from the sale will benefit all 5 branches of the County Library District.
Saturday, April 29, 2017 — 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Opening Doors Dash
The annual Opening Doors Dash – 5K Run & Walk and half-mile Kids Fun Run will be held at the Jaycees Trail. Registration today is $35. Get more information online at www.openingdoorsdbq.org.
Saturday, April 29, 2017 — 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
WSC Clean-Up Day
The Worthington Sportsman’s Club is holding their Spring clean-up. A light meal will be provided.
Saturday, April 29, 2017 — 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Dubuque Diabetes Dash
The 4th annual Dubuque Diabetes Dash will take place at Derby Grange Golf & Recreation. This year’s event will consist of a 5k Run/Walk and an after party. Registration is $30 and includes a race day goody bag and t-shirt. Register online at dubuquediabetesdash.evenbrite.com.
Saturday, April 29, 2017 — 7:00 pm
Willy Wonka” at Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School
The Fine Arts Mentoring Experience (FAME) will present “Willy Wonka” at Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School. Tickets are $8 or $4 for senior citizens and can be purchased on site1 hour prior to the performance. (show time for Sun is 2:00pm)
Sunday, April 30, 2017 — 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fly-In /Drive-in Breakfast
The University of Dubuque Flight Team’s annual Fly-In /Drive-in Breakfast will be held in the University of Dubuque Iowa Hangar, 11018 Airport Road. Breakfast is $8 for adults and $4 for children. (Multiple aircraft will be on display)
Sunday, April 30, 2017 — 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
Son’s of the American Legion Benefit Breakfast
Son’s of the American Legion will host their Benefit Spring Breakfast at the Legion Hall located at 1306 Delhi Street. The price is $7 for adults and $4 for kids ages 4 to 12. Proceeds to benefit the Dubuque Regional Humane Society.
Sunday, April 30, 2017 — 8:00 am - 11:30 am
United Church of Christ Sherrill
United Church of Christ in Sherrill, will host an all-you-can-eat Pancake Breakfast and Craft and Bake Sale. The price is $8 for adults, and $4 for kids ages 4 to 12. (located at 4995 Sherrill Road)
Sunday, April 30, 2017 — 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Tri-State Independent Blind Society Spring Craft Show, Flea Market & Garage Sale
The Tri-State Independent Blind Society, 333 Asbury Road, will hold their Spring Craft Show, Flea Market & Garage Sale. A concession stand will be open.
Sunday, April 30, 2017 — 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
“Walk on the Wild Side” Fundraiser
A “Walk on the Wild Side” will be hosting a Fundraising Vendor Fair at Steeple Square, 1584 White Street. All proceeds go directly to the care of local, injured or orphaned wildlife that require their intervention. There will be a wide variety of local vendors, a silent auction and bake sale.
Sunday, April 30, 2017 — 12:30 pm
Ray Kuhl Benefit
A Benefit for Ray Kuhl will be held at Sunset Lanes in Dickeyville. A live auction begins at 2:00pm which includes vacations getaways and the silent auction includes sports memorabilia. Money raised will help Ray and his family with medical expenses.
Sunday, April 30, 2017 — 1:00 pm
Friends of Mines of Spain Free Program
Join the Friends of Mines of Spain for a free program “Homemade Maple Syrup Making & Tasting” at the E.B. Lyons Interpretive Center. Maquoketa Caves State Park manager, Scott Dykstra, will teach the process of making maple syrup and have free tastings. (Center is located at 8991 Bellevue Heights, Dubuque)
Sunday, April 30, 2017 — 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Elaina Burns Piano Program
Dr. Elaina Burns, professor of piano at the University of Wisconsin, Platteville will present a free program of piano music inspired by the Pop Art period at the Dubuque Museum of Art.
Sunday, April 30, 2017 — 2:00 pm
“Willy Wonka” at Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School
The Fine Arts Mentoring Experience (FAME) will present “Willy Wonka” at Eleanor Roosevelt Middle School. Tickets are $8 or $4 for senior citizens and can be purchased on site1 hour prior to the performance.
Sunday, April 30, 2017 — 7:30 pm - 8:45 pm
Spring Choral Concert
Emmaus Bible College Music Department will present a free Spring Choral Concert in
Marble Chapel. (Concert will feature the Emmaus Ensemble, Chamber, Choir, and Women’s Choir)
Monday, May 1, 2017 — All Day
Register for Cub Scouts Day Camp
Register by toady for the Cub Scout Day Camps for 5th graders scheduled for June 3rd and August 5th .Visit scoutsiowa.org or call (563) 556-4343 for more information.
Monday, May 1, 2017 — 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Finding Success Without Looking
Drawing upon over 38 years in the law profession, Arthur Gilloon will provide tips to help students transition to the working world after college. (For more information, contact Ann Cremer (563) 588-7191 or Karen Sturm (563) 588-7405)
Monday, May 1, 2017 — 5:30 pm
The Dubuque County Library District will host Story Time at their Epworth branch.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 — 4:15 pm
The Dubuque County Library District will host Story Time at their Peosta branch at 4:15pm and at 5:45pm at the Farley branch.
Tuesday, May 2, 2017 — 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Spartaneous Improv Night at UD
Members of the University of Dubuque Spartaneous Improv Troupe will perform comedy skits with suggestions from the audience. Admission is free; however, a ticket is required. Tickets are available Monday through Friday at the Farber Box Office from 10:00am to 5:00pm, at (563)585-SHOW or at dbq.edu/heritagecenter.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 — 3:45 pm
The Dubuque County Library District will host Story Time at their Asbury branch.
Wednesday, May 3, 2017 — 4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
Dubuque on the Move
Mercy Medical Center and Loras College are sponsoring the free event “Dubuque on the Move” at the Loras College Rock Bowl Stadium. Meet local professionals and learn the basics to build strength, improve cardio endurance and manage stress. Register at mercydubuque.com /events.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 — 1:00 pm
Oak Park Place
Three of the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra will give a free performance at Oak Park Place. Desserts will be served after the concert. Call Oak Park Place at (563) 585-4900 for more information. (Keith Lienert on the Marimba and other Percussion, Allen Cordingley on Saxophone and Corey Mackey on Clarinet)
Thursday, May 4, 2017 — 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Mental Health America of Dubuque County Dinner and Silent Auction
Mental Health America of Dubuque County is hosting their annual Fundraising Dinner and Silent Auction at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2155 University Ave. A chicken and beef dinner will be served. Tickets are $15 for ages 13 and up, and $8 for ages 12 and under. For tickets call (563)584-0730, email email@example.com or purchase at www.mhadbq.org with Pay Pal Link.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 — 5:15 pm
The Dubuque County Library District will host Story Time at their Holy Cross branch.
Saturday, May 6, 2017 — 10:00 am
Cystic Fibrosis Great Strides Walk
The Great Strides Cystic Fibrosis 5K Walk will be held at Flora Park. Check-in is at 10:00am and the Walk begins at 11:00am. There will also be children’s activities, food, and festivities. (For more information visit fightcf.cff.org)
Saturday, May 6, 2017 — 2:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Elk Lodge Charity Event
Come enjoy Pork Ribs at Rigg’s in Key West and a portion of the proceeds will go to support charitable programs of Dubuque Elks Lodge #297.
Saturday, May 6, 2017 — 3:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Vince Sheehan Benefit
Taste Country Roadhouse in East Dubuque will host a Fundraiser for the Vince Sheehan Family. Proceeds will help with medical bills. (If you can’t attend but would like to make a donation, you can visit gofundme. com/vincentsfight)
Saturday, May 6, 2017 — 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Dubuque Chorale presents: Classical Magic
The Dubuque Chorale and the Dubuque Children’s Choir will be joined by several area high school choirs at the Heritage Center at UD to present a concert of classical music with orchestral accompaniment. Tickets are $10.
Sunday, May 7, 2017 — 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
The Dubuque Chorale Ppresents: Classical Magic
The Dubuque Chorale and the Dubuque Children’s Choir will be joined by several area high school choirs at the Western Dubuque Performing Arts Center, to present a concert of classical music with orchestral accompaniment. Tickets re $10. (locaetd at 302 5th Ave. SW, Epworth)
Monday, May 8, 2017 — All Day
Immanuel Church Annual Prime Rib Fundraising Dinner
Purchase your tickets by today for Immanuel Church’s annual Prime Rib Fundraising Dinner on May 12th at the church locate at 1795 Jackson Street. Tickets are $18. Please call (563) 582-5168. (appetizers at 6:00pm, dinner served at 7:00pm)
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 — 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
American Red Cross Blood Drive
The American Red Cross will hold a Blood Drive in the Exhibit A room inside the Grand River Center. Appointments are preferred. Donors will receive a free waterpark pass for the Grand Harbor Resort and Waterpark.
Tuesday, May 9, 2017 — 2:00 pm - 2:45 pm
Young at Art
Toddlers ages 3 to 5, accompanied by a parent or grandparent, are invited to the Dubuque Museum of Art to create their own artwork. This is a free event and all supplies are furnished. Please call Margaret at (563)557.1851 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Thursday, May 11, 2017 — All Day
“Great Give Day”
Today is Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque’s “Great Give Day”. Visit GreatGiveDay.org and donate $10 or more to your favorite nonprofits and qualify then for bonus dollars from local sponsors. (presenting sponsor: Theisen’s Home* Farm* auto)
Thursday, May 11, 2017 — 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Free Caregiver Conference
A Free Caregiver Conference presented by NEI3A-Dubuque will be held at Sunset Park Place 3730 Pennsylvania Ave. Please contact Carol at (563) 587-4983 to register. (Presenting speakers: Dr. James Coyle presenting–Compassion Fatigue, followed by Laughing Laura Gentry introducing–Laughter Yoga.)
Thursday, May 11, 2017 — 4:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Texas RoadHouse Night Shenanigans/Veterans Freedom Center Benefit
Fundraiser leading up to the Shenanigans/Veterans Freedom Center Benefit June 24th. 10% of your bill will go to the Veterans Freedom Center. Inform your waitress you are there to support the Veterans Freedom Center Fundraiser night for you bill to count towards the fundraiser.
Friday, May 12, 2017 — 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Friends of the Library Book Sale
The Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held at the Carnegie-Stout Public Library. Great selection of books, CDs, DVDs and audio books. All proceeds benefit Library programs. (Saturday sale time is 10:00am to 3:00pm)
Saturday, May 13, 2017 — 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Friends of the Library Book Sale
The Friends of the Library Book Sale will be held at the Carnegie-Stout Public Library. Great selection of books, CDs, DVDs and audio books. All proceeds benefit Library programs.
Saturday, May 13, 2017 — 1:00 pm
Second Saturdays at DuMA
Join The Dubuque Museum of Art for free and family-oriented programming every second Saturday of the month. The May program will feature Hip Hop and spoken word by the dance group Dreaming Allegiance.
Saturday, May 13, 2017 — 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wing & Brew Fest in Cascade
The Cascade Area Chamber of Commerce is sponsoring the 4th annual Wing & Brew Fest at Riverview Park, 101Pierce Street. Music provided by “Whiskey Revival”.
Sunday, May 14, 2017 — 8:00 am - 1:00 pm
Boy Scouts Order of the Arrow Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast
The annual Boy Scouts Order of the Arrow Mother’s Day Pancake Breakfast will be held at Eagle Point Park. Tickets for this all-you-can-eat breakfast are $8 for adults and $5 for seniors ages 63 and up and kids ages 5 to 11. Tickets can be purchased at area Dupaco locations, the Council Service Center or at the breakfast.
Friday, May 19, 2017 — 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Shenanigans/Veterans Freedom Center Benefit Burger Night at DBQ Eagles Club
Burger Night at Eagles Club on Century Dr. All proceeds go to the Shenanigans/Veterans Freedom Center Benefit which will be held June 24th at Shenanigans Bar.
Saturday, May 20, 2017 — 9:00 am
Walk to Cure Diabetes
The JDRF Dubuque Walk to Cure Diabetes will be held at A.Y. McDonald Park with registration at 9:00am and the Walk beginning at 10:00am.
Saturday, May 20, 2017 — 9:30 am
NISOM Student Recitals
The Northeast Iowa School of Music (NISOM) will present 3 student recitals in the Marble Chapel of Emmaus Bible College. The free performances times are 9:30am, 11:00am and 1:00pm.
Sunday, May 21, 2017 — 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens Children’s Party
The Dubuque Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is hosting “Fun in the Sun”, a Luau Themed Children’s Party. Admission at the gate is $1. The party includes costumed characters, games and edible crafts along with helicopter fly-ins and emergency vehicles.
Tuesday, May 23, 2017 — 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Chic-Fil-A Resturant Fundraiser Night for Shenanigans/Veterans Freedom Center Benefit
Fundraiser with Chic-Fil-A Restaurant. 10% of your bill this evening will go towards the Shenanigans/Veterans Freedom Center Benefit which will be held June 24th at Shenanigans Bar.
Saturday, May 27, 2017 — 8:00 am
OutRun the Rays
The 7th annual OutRun the Rays 5K Run/Walk will start and end at the Peosta Community Centre. Registration/ check in begins at 8:00am. A corresponding Bike Ride will begin and end at Junction 21 in Centralia, with registration/ check in beginning at Noon. (Outruntherays.org for more information)
Saturday, June 3, 2017 — 4:00 pm
“Cruisin’ in the Burg”
The Car Show “Cruisin’ in the Burg” will be held in downtown Shullsburg, Wisconsin with music, food, raffles and door prizes. Trophies will be awarded at 6:30pm and the first 50 entrant receive a dash plaque. There is no entry fee and all makes and models are welcome. (Proceeds benefit The Advanced Shullsburg group. view more information on facebook “Cruisin’ the Burg” or call (608) 732-3630)
Saturday, June 3, 2017 — 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Hazel Green’s 11th Annual Veteran’s Memorial Park Event
Hazel Green, Wisconsin’s annual Veteran’s Memorial Park Fundraiser will be held on Main Street featuring music from the Brews Brothers.
Thursday, June 22, 2017 — 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
25th Annual Luxembourg Buffet
St. Donatus Luxembourg Heritage Society is holding their 25th Annual Luxembourg Buffet at Kalmes Restuarant, St. Donatus. For reservations, call (563) 773-2480 (There will also be a raffle of Luxembourg Items)
Saturday, June 24, 2017 — 11:00 am
5th Annual Shenanigans/Veterans Freedom Center Ride and Benefit
Shenanigans Bar is holding a Motorcycle Ride and Benefit for the Veterans Freedom Center. All proceeds go to our local Vets. Motorcycle ride leaves Shenanigans at 11:00am. Shenanigans will also host Hog Roast contest, and a Wing Cook off. Live and Silent Auctions, Raffles and Live music. (Raffles include a a trip to Sturgis and a week stay at a condo in Cabo, Mexico)