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Community Calendar – Ongoing

Low-Income Energy Assistance Program

Through the Month of April, Individuals at or below the Federal Poverty Guidelines are eligible to apply for the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program facilitated through the Hawkeye Area Community Action Program. Persons in Dubuque, Delaware, Jones and Jackson counties can download an application and get complete information at www.hacap.org/energy  

Carnegie-Stout Public Library Free Holiday Food Pantry

The Carnegie-Stout Public Library is offering a free food pantry to the public through January 30th during regular library hours. Anyone in need is welcome to take items from the pantry. If you would like to make a donation of canned goods or dry packaged foods, you can leave them with a staff member at any library service desk.

Kid’s Fine Arts Programming at the Dubuque Salvation Army.

Kid’s Fine Arts Programming will start in February at the Dubuque Salvation Army. Ballet for those 5 and older will start February 2 and Drumming will start February 3rd. This is planned to be a 9 week session. Those who would like to register or have questions can call the Salvation Army at (563) 556-1573 or visit the Dubuque Salvation Army’s Facebook page for additional details.

Winter Arts Snow Sculpting Festival

The annual Winter Arts Snow Sculpting Festival is set for February 10th thru the 13th in Dubuque’s downtown Washington Park at 700 Locust St. Sculptors will begin their work on Wednesday and have through noon on Saturday to transform their 288 cubic feet block of snow into a work of art. There is no charge to visit the park to view the progress throughout the week. (The winning team will have the opportunity to represent the state at the 2022 U.S. National Snow Sculpting Competition in Lake Geneva, WI)

Village of Hazel Green Golden Calendar Raffle 

Call (608) 854- 2953 to purchase your Village of Hazel Green Golden Calendar Raffle Ticket(s) for a chance to win the daily drawing of $50 to $100 held February 1st thru April 8th. The final drawing on April 9th is worth $1,000. Winning tickets are re-entered in each daily drawing. Proceeds go towards the July 3rd Army Golden Knights Jump @ Rec Park.

Fountain of Youth Program Weekly Virtual Series 

The Fountain of Youth Program will host a weekly virtual series of Community Education support groups on Tuesday’s through January 26th. The sessions are from 5:00pm to 6:30pm and topics include Government, Housing, Neighborhood and Community. Join them online at @fountainofyouthprogram.

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.

Nominations for Historic Preservation Awards

The Dubuque County Historical Society, along with the Dubuque  County Preservation Commission, is seeking nominations for their annual Historic Preservation Awards. The nomination deadline is February 12, 2021. Nominations can be submitted online at rivermuseum.com/historic-preservation-awards or in paper format to: Victoria Cote, Dubuque County Historical Society, 350 East 3rd Street, Dubuque, Iowa 52001.

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.