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Kids in the Community

Kids in the Community

National Mississippi River Museum Toddler Time 

Toddler Time is a program for children ages two to four and takes place monthly from September through April. Each month, programs are themed around an animal and incorporate a craft, story and a trip to one of the River Museum’s many exhibits.

Toddler Time is offered the first Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m. and 10:30 a.m., as well as the following Saturday of the same week at 10:30 a.m. The program costs $10 for non-members and $8 for members which includes one child and one parent or caregiver. Participants can enjoy the Mississippi River Discovery Center building following their scheduled program. Registration is required.


Saturday, December 7, 2019 
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
The Carnegie-Stout Public Library presents: “Ebenezer Duke”, a musical retelling of “A Christmas Carol” through song, dance and audience participation. Free program for all ages. Registration required; please register at www.dubuque.lib.ia.us.

Sunday, December 8, 2019
7:30 AM – 12:00 PM
Camp Albrecht Acres will host a Belgian Waffle Breakfast with Santa. Admission is $10 for adults, $5 for children ages 5 to 10 and free for kids under 5.

Sunday, December 8, 2019
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
The University of Dubuque Heritage Center presents: A Christmas Carol (Child-Friendly Edition) Watch Mr. Scrooge have a change of heart from stone to gold as he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas. All the joy, sentiment and meaning are here, without being too scary for young audiences.

Saturday, January 25, 2020
2:00 PM – 3:00 PM
The University of Dubuque Heritage Center presents: Pinocchio, presented by Missoula Children’s Theatre. An original adaptation of the classic fairy tale “Pinocchio,” featuring a cast of local youth.