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Iowa Derecho Relief

If you would like to volunteer to help with the Iowa Derecho Relief team, please visit their Facebook page for information:   https://www.facebook.com/groups/974094406389442

Their Website: https://iowastormhelp.com/

To make a donation, please visit their registered non-profit site: https://iowagivingcrew.com/ to see a list of needs.

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

St Vincent DePaul Friends of the Poor Local Walk/Run

The St Vincent DePaul Friends of the Poor local Walk/Run will be held Saturday, September 26th and will begin with registration at 8:30am at St. Columbkille Church on Rush Street. The Walk/Run will begin at 9:00am on South Grandview Street and proceed to Murphy Park before returning to St. Columbkille.  Visit https://www.fopwalk.org/eventlisting/eventdetail/?eventid=2505  for pre-event registration and  event details

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

River Museum Museum at Home Programs Feedback

The River Museum has just completed their first series of Museum at Home programs. Whether you attended a session or not, They are asking for your feedback to help plan another fall series of virtual programs. Please take a few minutes to answer the six questions found at the link below. https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/LX5DY9F


Upcoming Events

Sunday, September 20, 2020 — 10:00 am

St. John’s Episcopal Church in Dubuque Online Fall Series

St. John’s Episcopal Church in Dubuque will hold their online Fall series on “Finding Hope in Loneliness” Sunday’s in September at 10:00am. Learn more at stjohnsdbq.org. (Today: “Meeting God in Loneliness” with Br. Jason Gaboury, O.P., author of Wait with Me: Finding God in Loneliness)

Sunday, September 20, 2020 — 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

St. Francis de Sales Fall Festival

The St. Francis de Sales Fall Festival will include Mass at 10:15am, a cash raffle totaling $3,000 and from 11:30am to 1:30pm, a curbside pick-up lunch of a pulled pork sandwich, chips, cookies, water or soda. The cost for lunch is $10.

Sunday, September 20, 2020 — 11:00 am

Free Tractor Pull

A Tractor Pull hosted by Northeast IA Farm & Antique Association and Hawkeye Vintage Farm Machinery from Dubuque will be held at the Plagman Barn in Garber. Admission is free and a Hamburger Stand will be open. (The barn is located at 28384 Garber Rd,)

Sunday, September 20, 2020 — 11:00 am

Friends of Dubuque County Conservation Board Chili Feed

The Friends of Dubuque County Conservation Board Chili Feed will be held at Swiss Valley Park and Campground. In order to maintain social distancing guidelines this event will be held at the outdoor pavilions. Participants are encouraged to bring their own table service to eliminate waste. Suggested donations of $7 for adults and $4 for kids 12 and under. Proceeds will go to purchasing kayaks and paddle boards.

Monday, September 21, 2020 — 8:00 am

Heroes for History Stair Challenge

The Heroes for History Stair Challenge is a 5K competitive Run/Fun Walk on Galena’s Green Street stairs The event commemorates the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and also honors the men and women who protect us every day. Net proceeds will be split between the Historical Society and local first responder agencies. galenahistory.org.

Monday, September 21, 2020 — 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Girl Scout’s Virtual and Local Park Drive thru Events

The Girl Scout’s will be hosting virtual and local park drive thru events, inviting the students you serve to find out what Girl Scouts is all about. Today’s event will be held at the Heritage Pond-Dubuque, (You may also join or volunteer at www.GirlScoutsToday.org

Monday, September 21, 2020 — 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Dubuque International Day of Peace Presentation

A Dubuque International Day of Peace Presentation with keynote speaker Kathy Kelly can be seen online at http://facebook.com/dbqdayofpeace

Friday, September 25, 2020 — 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium Family Night

The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium will host Family Night. The evening is an extension of the River Museum’s regularly scheduled hours. and will afford visitors an opportunity to enjoy the Museum after hours at a discounted rate. Get ticket and more event information at www.rivermuseum.com

Saturday, September 26, 2020 — 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dubuque Farmers Market

The Dubuque Farmers Market is open every Saturday through October from 7:00am to Noon. The 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, September 26, 2020 — 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Galena Farmers Market

The Galena Summer Farmers Market is open every Saturday from 7a-12p.  Located on Commerce St,  in front of the old Market House. The Galena Summer Farmers Market runs through October.

Saturday, September 26, 2020 — 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Guttenberg German Band Performance

Ingleside Park in Guttenberg will be the site of a free performance by the Guttenberg German Band. Bring a blanket or lawn chair, picnic dinner and your cooler.
Masks must be worn into and out of the park. No glass bottles allowed.

Sunday, September 27, 2020 — 10:00 am

St. John’s Episcopal Church in Dubuque Online Fall Series

St. John’s Episcopal Church in Dubuque is holding an online Fall series on “Finding Hope in Loneliness”. The focus today: “The Lessons of Loneliness”. Learn more at stjohnsdbq.org.

Monday, September 28, 2020 — 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

MVRBC Blood Drive

Servrpo of Dubuque and Noon Optimists will be holding a Blood Drive at the Key West Fire Station located at 10640 Lake Eleanor Rd. on the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center mobile donor bus. Appointments are required and can be made by calling Nicole at (563) 495-1985 or schedule online at www.bloodcenter.org.

Wednesday, September 30, 2020 — 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

MVRBC Blood Drive

The Diamond Jo Casino and the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be hosting a Blood Drive in the Harbor Room of the Casino located at 301 Bell Street, Dubuque. Appointments are required and can be made by calling Erica Barker at 563-321-9613 or schedule online at www.bloodcenter.org.

Thursday, October 1, 2020 — 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

MVRBC Blood Drive

Elizabeth Community/24Hr Care, LLC will be hosting a blood drive in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center in the Elizabeth Community Building located at 402 W. Street in Elizabeth. Appointments are required and can be made by calling Nicole Karberg at 563-321-7949 or schedule online at www.bloodcenter.org

Saturday, October 3, 2020 — 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dubuque Farmers Market

The Dubuque Farmers Market is open every Saturday through October from 7:00am to Noon. The 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. 

Wednesday, October 7, 2020 — 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Sinsinawa Mound Center’s Book Discussion

Sinsinawa Mound Center’s Book Discussion will featur “The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse” Join Ecological Programming Coordinator Eric Anglada via Zoom from 7:00pm to 8:00pm Wednesday, Oct. 7th and 21st. Each discussion will cover roughly half of the book. The discussion is free but registration is required by calling Guest Services at 608-748-4411 or visit www.sinsinawa.org/moundcenter .

Saturday, October 10, 2020 — 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dubuque Farmers Market

The Dubuque Farmers Market is open every Saturday through October from 7:00am to Noon. The 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 17, 2020 — 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dubuque Farmers Market

The Dubuque Farmers Market is open every Saturday through October from 7:00am to Noon. The 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 17, 2020 — 11:00 am - 4:00 pm

The Annual “A Haunting on Lincoln Avenue”

The annual “A Haunting on Lincoln Avenue” event will take place at the Mathias Ham Historic Site. Themed tours will detail the rise of Halloween and Halloween traditions. This year’s event will feature timed tours and advance ticket sales. Visit rivermuseum.com/hamsite for information

Saturday, October 24, 2020 — 7:00 am - 12:00 pm

Dubuque Farmers Market

The Dubuque Farmers Market is open every Saturday through October from 7:00am to Noon. The 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

Dubuque Farmers Market

The Dubuque Farmers 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, November 21, 2020 — 4:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Opening Doors’ 19th Annual Attitude of Gratitude

Opening Doors’ 19th Annual Attitude of Gratitude Fundraiser will be held at the Grand River Center,500 Bell St. The event features entertainment, a plated dinner, auction, raffle and an inspiring story. Cost is $75. More information at openingdoorsdbq.org/AOG/