Community Calendar

Events occurring in the Dubuque-area will also be published in the Community Calendar section in The Dubuque Advertiser weekly newspaper at no cost for up to two weeks before the event. Simply fill out the calendar submission form by Friday at 5 p.m. to be included in the following week’s printed edition*.

* Dupaco and The Dubuque Advertiser reserve the right to edit submissions for space, consistency and clarity.
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July 2019

Jul 18
Thu
The Grand Opera House
Mary Poppins

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

Jul 18
Thu
East Dubuque District Library
Book Club

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM | East Dubuque, IL

Event Location:
122 Wisconsin Ave.
East Dubuque, IL

Jul 18
Thu
Dubuque Area Catholic Sisters
Prayer for Immigrant Children

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Dubuque Area Catholic Sisters will hold a prayer service for immigrant children at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 18, at Mount St. Francis Chapel, 3390 Windsor Ave., Dubuque.

Event Location:
3390 Windsor Ave.
Sisters of St. Francis Chapel | Dubuque, IA

Jul 18
Thu
East Dubuque District Library
Danny Garcia Blue Grass Music

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | East Dubuque, IL

Event Location:
122 Wisconsin Ave.
East Dubuque, IL

Jul 19
Fri
No Kid Hungry
No Kid Hungry: Fundraising Bake Sale and Raffle

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

All proceeds support efforts to end childhood hunger in America! Donate baked goods or volunteer by contacting Kristy Brosnan at (563) 495-3401 or kristyb120761@yahoo.com.

Event Location:
450 Main St.
Holiday Inn | Dubuque, IA

Jul 19
Fri
The Grand Opera House
Mary Poppins

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

Jul 20
Sat
The Grand Opera House
Mary Poppins

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St
Dubuque, IA

Jul 20
Sat
Northeast Iowa Council, Boy Scouts of America
Cub Scout Information Night

8:30 PM - 9:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Ready for action that's out of this world? Find out more about Cub Scouts and adventures that go above and beyond anything you've done before!

Event Location:
1240 Rush St.
St. Columbkille Church | Dubuque, IA

Jul 20
Sat
North End Neighborhood Association
NENA Comiskey Park Yard Sale

8:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

This event is the North End Neighborhood Association annual yard sale/bake sale/silent auction. Hot dogs provided by Jerry's Pawn Shop.

Event Location:
255 E. 24th Street and Jackson Street
Comiskey Park | Dubuque, IA

Jul 21
Sun
Holy Trinity Parish Auction
Holy Trinity Parish Auction

11:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Luxemburg, IA

This is our annual auction fundraiser, with proceeds helping with the expenses and upkeep of our beautiful Catholic church.

Event Location:
101 S. Andres St.
Holy Trinity Catholic Church | Luxemburg, IA

Jul 21
Sun
The Grand Opera House
Mary Poppins

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

Jul 22
Mon
SHIIP (State of Iowa's Senior Health Insurance Program
Registration for Welcome to Medicare Seminar

9:00 AM - 5:00 PM | Asbury, IA

Registration is open July 22-Aug. 14 for the Welcome to Medicare Seminar held at the Asbury Library, hosted by Sunset Park Place SHIIP. Call (563) 583-3384 for reservations. Reservation is required.

Event Location:
5290 Grand Meadow Drive
Dubuque County Library, Asbury Branch | Asbury, IA

Jul 22
Mon
East Dubuque District Library
Toddler Time

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM | East Dubuque, IL

Join us for stories, fingerplays, music and crafts!

Event Location:
122 Wisconsin Ave.
East Dubuque, IL

Jul 23
Tue
East Dubuque District Library
Indian Artifacts Demonstration

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM | East Dubuque, IL

Event Location:
122 Wisconsin Ave.
East Dubuque, IL

Jul 23
Tue
Canticle of Creation Center
Every Day is Earth Day Movie Nite: "Paris to Pittsburgh"

6:30 PM - 8:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

This film shows the efforts of those battling the most severe threats of climate change in their own backyards, across the U.S. Please RSVP by July 22 to canticle@osfdbq.org.

Event Location:
3390 Windsor Ave.
Canticle of Creation Center | Dubuque, IA

Jul 25
Thu
The Grand Opera House
Mary Poppins

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

Jul 25
Thu
East Dubuque District Library
Adult Coffee and Crafts

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM | East Dubuque, IL

We will be making tea cup bird feeders. All materials are provided. The event is free.

Event Location:
122 Wisconsin Ave.
East Dubuque, IL

Jul 25
Thu
East Dubuque District Library
Toddler Time

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM | East Dubuque, IL

Join us for exploding science fun for the whole family!

Event Location:
122 Wisconsin Ave.
East Dubuque, IL

Jul 25
Thu
Rotary Club of Dubuque
Rotary After Hours

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Come socialize with other members in fellowship of Rotary, bring a friend to introduce them to Rotary or a prospective member who might want to join the best service Club in Dubuque!

Event Location:
600 Star Brewery Drive
Stone Cliff Winery | Dubuque, IA

Jul 25
Thu
Galena Public Library
Appreciating Poetry

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM | Galena, IL

Melissa McGuire will guide attendees through different types of poems—haiku, sonnets, limericks, etc.—while analyzing form and content as well as developing ideas to use in their own writing.

Event Location:
601 S. Bench St.
Galena Public Library | Galena, IL

Jul 26
Fri
North Star Community Services
North Star's Van G. Miller Memorial Golf Outing

1:00 PM - 6:00 PM | Waterloo, IA

The public is invited to North Star's 23rd annual golf event fundraiser. Individual golfers and teams are welcome. The $100 cost includes golf/cart, lunch, dinner, drinks and a day of fun!

Event Location:
820 E. Donald St.
Gates Park Golf Course | Waterloo, IA

Jul 26
Fri
The Grand Opera House
Mary Poppins

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

Jul 27
Sat
The Grand Opera House
Mary Poppins

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

Jul 27
Sat
Opening Doors
One Saturday to Dream Fearlessly

2:00 PM - 5:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

"One Saturday" is a benefit for Opening Doors at the Yardarm from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, July 27. Bring a Wish List item (gift card/paper towels/diapers). Enjoy music by Sid V & the Human Resources.

Event Location:
1201 Shiras Ave.
Dubuque Marina & Yardarm | Dubuque, IA

Jul 28
Sun
The Grand Opera House
Mary Poppins

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Jane and Michael have sent many a nanny packing before Mary Poppins arrives on their doorstep. Using a combination of magic and common sense, she must teach the family how to value each other again.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

Jul 29
Mon
East Dubuque District Library
Toddler Time

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM | East Dubuque, IL

Event Location:
122 Wisconsin Ave.
East Dubuque, IL

Jul 31
Wed
American Cancer Society Discovery Shop
Discovery Shop''s 50% Off 24th Anniversary Sale

9:30 AM - 4:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

The American Cancer Society Discovery Shop, at 2197 University Ave., will hold its 50% Off 24th Anniversary Sale from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday July 31. Everything will be 50% off!

Event Location:
2197 University Avenue
Discovery Shop | Dubuque, IA

Jul 31
Wed
Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Multi-Fandom Trivia Night

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Adults age 18+ are invited to join the Dubuque Carnegie-Stout Public Library for Multi-Fandom Trivia Night. Registration is required. Call or visit the library website to signup. Costumes encouraged.

Event Location:
360 W. 11th Street
Carnegie-Stout Public Library | Dubuque, IA

August 2019

Aug 08
Thu
East Dubuque District Library
Outdoor Bubble Day!

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM | East Dubuque, IL

Come out and enjoy making HUGE bubbles, bubble wands, bubble snakes and bubble painting!

Event Location:
122 Wisconsin Ave.
East Dubuque District Library | East Dubuque, IL

Aug 11
Sun
Steeple Square
Steeple Square Open House

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Join us to learn about the former St. Mary's Church buildings, hear future plans for the campus and see the space to plan for your upcoming event! Free to attend; free-will donations accepted.

Event Location:
101 E. 15th St.
Steeple Square, Honkamp Hall | Dubuque, IA

Aug 14
Wed
No Kid Hungry
No Kid Hungry: Bake Sale and Raffle

8:00 AM - 2:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Volunteers are needed for setup, selling, tear down and baking. For more information, call (563) 495-3401 or email Kristyb120761@yahoo.com.

Event Location:

Roshek Building | Dubuque, IA

Aug 16
Fri
Grand Opera House
Disney's The Lion King Jr.

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Join Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle … and back again in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

Aug 17
Sat
Grand Opera House
Disney's The Lion King Jr.

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Join Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle … and back again in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

Aug 17
Sat
Grand Opera House
Disney's The Lion King Jr.

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Join Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle … and back again in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

Aug 18
Sun
Grand Opera House
Disney's The Lion King Jr.

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Join Simba, Rafiki and an unforgettable cast of characters as they journey from Pride Rock to the jungle … and back again in this inspiring, coming-of-age tale.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

Aug 23
Fri
Steeple Square
Steeple Square Flea Market

3:00 PM - 3:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Our two-day event includes vintage items, home and holiday decor, art and more! Concessions and beer/wine available for purchase. Entrance fee: $2. Hours: 3-7 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday.

Event Location:
101 E. 15th St.
Steeple Square, Honkamp Hall | Dubuque, IA

Aug 24
Sat
SHIIP (State of Iowa Senior Health Insurance Information Program)
Welcome to Medicare Seminar

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM | Asbury, IA

The seminar will cover Medicare Part A and B benefits, prescription drug benefits (Part D), Medicare Advantage plans and Medicare supplement insurance.

Event Location:
5290 Grand Meadow Drive
Dubuque County Library, Asbury Branch | Asbury, IA

Aug 24
Sat
Grand Opera House
A Grand Extravaganza!

7:30 PM - 10:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Get a sneak peek at the shows in our 2019-2020 season. Spotlighting songs and dances from a variety of popular shows, including pieces from shows that will grace the Grand in the upcoming season.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

Aug 24
Sat
Dystonia Medical Research Foundation (DMRF)
Dogs4Dystonia Dog Walk

8:30 AM - 12:00 PM | Marion, IA

Come join us with your four-legged canine friend at Thomas Park as we walk to find a cure for Dystonia. We will have a walk, super hero dog costume contest, demonstrations and so much more!

Event Location:
343 Marion Blvd.
Thomas Park | Marion, IA

Aug 25
Sun
Grand Opera House
A Grand Extravaganza!

2:00 PM - 4:30 PM | Dubuque, IA

Get a sneak peek at the shows in our 2019-2020 season. Spotlighting songs and dances from a variety of popular shows, including pieces from shows that will grace the Grand in the upcoming season.

Event Location:
135 W. Eighth St.
Dubuque, IA

September 2019

Sep 21
Sat
Camp Albrecht Acres
Dubuque Oktoberfest & Bier Tasting

11:00 AM - 7:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

Family-friendly festival with food, music, games, entertainment, weiner dog races and stein holding contest. Bier tasting 3-6pm. Ample parking with shuttle. All proceeds benefit Camp Albrecht Acres.

Event Location:
Volunteer Drive
A.Y. McDonald Park | Dubuque, IA

Sep 26
Thu
City of Epworth
Epworth City-Wide Garage Sales

4:00 PM - 11:00 AM | Epworth, IA

Find treasures galore 4 p.m.-dusk Thursday-Friday and 8-11 a.m. Saturday. A map and listings will be available Sept. 25 online. Or, pick up a map at Fidelity Bank & Trust or Quik ’N Handi.

Event Location:

Epworth | Epworth, IA

November 2019

Nov 23
Sat
John and Alice Butler Hall
The Texas Tenors

7:30 PM - 9:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

The Texas Tenors will perform a special Christmas concert, “Deep in the Heart of Christmas,” accompanied by the Dubuque Symphony Orchestra.

Event Location:
2255 Bennett St.
Dubuque, IA

Nov 24
Sun
Sunnycrest Manor Auxiliary
Sunnycrest Holiday Bazaar

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM | Dubuque, IA

The event includes a silent auction, rummage sale, raffle, bake sale and food cart.

Event Location:
2375 Roosevelt St.
Sunnycrest Manor | Dubuque, IA