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Captain Robert L. Martin Terminal Fundraising Project

Fundraising has begun to raise $100,000 to erect signage and create educational materials for the newly renamed Dubuque, Iowa, Regional Airport Captain Robert L. Martin Terminal. Links are provided below to make a donation and to learn more about Captain Martin.

Gofund me: https://gf.me/u/yjw9aj
Fly DBQ website: http://flydbq.com/196/Who-is-Robert-L-Martin

Quilts of Valor on Display 

The Carnegie-Stout Public Library will display quilts from the Northeastern Iowa chapter of the Quilts of Valor Foundation through November 5th.. The public may view the quilts during regular library hours.

River Museum Museum Free Virtual Programs

The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is offering free live virtual programs this fall on a variety of behind-the-scenes topics. The programs are held at 7:00pm and take place select Tuesdays through Nov. 10th. Each program is limited to 100 participants. Visit rivermuseum.com for complete details.

Mid-Week Market on Iowa Street

The Mid-Week Market happens every Wednesday on Iowa Street from 4:00pm to 8:00pm through October 28, weather permitting. Local produce, meat, and eggs,…farm-to-table food service, live music and a Beer Garden. More info from Michael Breitbach (563) 552 2025

Hills and Dales’ Halloween Harvest Pumpkin Decorating Contest

The Hills and Dales’ Halloween Harvest Pumpkin Decorating Contest is underway. Stop by the Kennedy Mall or visit the Hills and Dales Facebook page thru October 30th to view and vote for your favorite. A winner of a $200 prize package will be announced on the 30th. Contact Wendy with with any questions.

Linwood Cemetery “Haunted History Walk”

Linwood Cemetery located at 2736 Windsor Avenue, will host a “Haunted History Walk” on Mondays. Wednesdays and Fridays through October 30th. All Walks begin at 6:30pm and the cost is $10 per person. Masks will be required. All guests must sign up at gripsghosthunt.com. No walk-ins allowed.

ISU Extension and Outreach Monthly Family Harvest Boxes Program

Registrations are due on October 28th for Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Dubuque County’s Monthly Family Harvest Boxes Program. November’s boxes are $20 each and will feature squash . Registration and more information is available by phone at (563) 583-6496 or online bit.ly/FamilyHarvestBox.

Theisen’s Learn to Skate Registration

Register at dbqskating.org for Theisen’s Learn to Skate Fall Ice Skating Session starting Nov 3rd for skaters ages 3 and up. Instruction is held at the Mystique Ice Center.

The Carnegie-Stout Public Library National Family Literacy Month

November is National Family Literacy Month. The Carnegie-Stout Public Library will celebrate by providing free story time kits to families with preschool-aged children and free chapter book kits to families with children in elementary school during the month. Please visit the Children’s Desk in November to pick up a kit, available while supplies last.  Learn more at www.dubuque.lib.ia.us.

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

Saturday, October 31, 2020 — 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dubuque Farmer’s Market

The Dubuque Farmer’s Market is located on Iowa St, down around City Hall, between 10th and 13th. See a list of vendors, including a map of the layout online at dubuquefarmersmarket.org

Saturday, October 31, 2020 — 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Galena Farmer’s Market

The Galena Farmer’s Market is open Saturday’s through October. Located on Commerce St,  in front of the old Market House.

Saturday, October 31, 2020 — 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dubuque Arboretum’s Fall Cleanups

If you would like to volunteer to help with the Dubuque Arboretum’s Fall Cleanup, please email volunteer@dubuquearboretum.net or call the Arboretum at (563) 556-2100. A light lunch will be served at Noon. Social distancing will be adhered to. Please bring your own gloves.

Sunday, November 1, 2020 — 7:00 am - 11:30 am

Farley Fire Department & EMS Breakfast

The Farley Fire Department & EMS Breakfast will be a Drive Thru event. Please enter the new city parking lot north of the City Hall and follow the signs. Breakfast is $10 for adults and $5 for kids and free for preschoolers.

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 — 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Hazel Green United Methodist Church Drive Thru Pasty Supper

Hazel Green United Methodist Church will hold a Drive Thru Pasty Supper at the Church on Highway 231 N in Hazel Green. Follow the sign for pick-up. Supper is $12 for adults and $6 for ages 5 to 12.

Thursday, November 5, 2020 — 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Farley Community Blood Drive

The Farley Community Blood Drive in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be held on the donor bus parked at Caseys located at 306 1st St. in Farley. Appointments and masks are required. Donors can schedule an appointment by calling Erica Barker at (563) 321-9613 or by visiting www.bloodcenter.org. 

Friday, November 6, 2020 — 5:45 pm - 7:30 pm

Dubuque County Historical Society Captain’s Ball

The Dubuque County Historical Society virtual event “Captain’s Ball: Night with the Museum” will begin with a pre-show at 5:45pm. The Fundraiser will take attendees on a virtual adventure across the city, along the Mississippi, and behind-the-scenes. More details at  www.rivermuseum.com/captainsball

Saturday, November 7, 2020 — 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Dubuque Area Vocation Association Online Retreat

Dubuque Area Vocation Association invite young adult women to an online retreat, Seeking God: A Day of Discernment for Young Adult Women. Participants can register online at http://bit.ly/Seeking_God. For more information, contact Michelle at (608) 695-6060 or email at ma.horton6@gmail.com.

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 — 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm

American Red Cross Blood Drive

American Red Cross will hold a Blood Drive at Scared Heart Church, 2215 Windsor Ave. All donations are tested for COVID-19 antibodies. Plasma from antibody-positive donations may help current coronavirus patients in need. To schedule an appointment, visit redcrossblood.org or call Nicole at 563-275-0597.

Thursday, November 19, 2020 — 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm

UD Heritage Center Stream Featuring Darryl Van Leer: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Darryl Van Leer’s performance of The Norm of Greatness: A Tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.,will Live stream with Heritage Center. View on YouTube (@UDBQMedia). To request a direct link to a Live(stream) with Heritage Center episode, call (563) 589-3432. There is no fee to stream the program; however, Friends of Heritage Center donations are appreciated.

Sunday, November 22, 2020 — 7:00 am - 12:30 pm

New Vienna/Luxemburg Community Fire Dept. 42nd Annual Breakfast

The New Vienna/Luxemburg Community Fire Department annual Breakfast will be a drive through at the new fire station. The line will start on Iowa Street. Meals will be $8 each and will include smoked and fresh sausage, hashbrowns, scrambled eggs, a cinnamon roll and milk or juice.