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.
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.
email@example.com or phone (563) 585-4152
firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
Monday, January 18, 2021 — 7:30 am - 8:30 am
Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration
In lieu of the annual birthday breakfast and program at the Grand River Center, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration will be held LIVE in a virtual format. The event is free and no registration is required. Meet the speakers and view the LIVE stream at http://www.dbqschools.org/district/community/facesandvoices
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 — 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
National Popcorn Day
In celebration of National Popcorn Day the Grand Opera House will be selling boxes of popcorn for $2 to raise funds for the theater. Stop by the concession stand between 4:00pm and 7:00pm. (Located at 135 W 8th St)
Tuesday, January 19, 2021 — 6:00 pm
Carnegie-Stout Public Library Online Event
The Carnegie-Stout Public Library will premiere a virtual Author event with Rachel Hoffman at facebook.com/carnegiestout and on the YouTube channel youtube.com/carnegiestout (Please note this event will include the use of adult language) Learn more at www.dubuque.lib.ia.us.
Thursday, January 21, 2021 — 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Grant County Master Gardeners’ Virtual Triple Speaker Series
Grant County Master Gardeners invite you to join their virtual, Triple Speaker Series. Sessions are free and open to all. Registration is required. Register by calling (608)723-2125 or email: email@example.com Zoom link will be sent, via email, to registered participants. Live sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm. Tonight “Fatal Flora” with Molly Wood will be featured.
Saturday, January 23, 2021 — 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation Open Hike Night
The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation’s Open Hike Night will be held at the Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve. Luminarias will light the trails leading to the Thunderbird effigy mound, the Galena Rotary Pavilion, and the new story walk for kids. Admission is free with donations to JDCF gladly accepted. Masks required in the parking lot and groups of 10 or less only. (Casper Bluff is located at 870 S Pilot Knob Rd, Galena, IL)
Tuesday, January 26, 2021 — 7:00 pm
Dubuque Area Congregations United (DACU) Annual Meeting- Online January 26
The Dubuque Area Congregations United Annual Meeting will be held online. Delegates and community invited. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org for Zoom link access to attend. The Meeting will install officers. Share 2021 goals of Dubuque Food Pantry, Dubuque Rescue Mission, People In Need, Dubuque Jail Ministry, Habitat for Humanity, CROP Hunger Walk.
Wednesday, January 27, 2021 — 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
GracePoint Church Blood Drive
GracePoint Church will host a Community Blood Drive inside the Fellowship Center located at 3100 Windsor Ave., Dubuque. To donate, please contact please visit www.bloodcenter.org and use group code 1318 to locate the drive or call blood drive coordinator, Martha Intveld at (563) 581-6371. Masks and appointments are required.
Thursday, January 28, 2021 — 4:00 pm
Sinsinawa Mound Center’s workshop “Native Nations and Treaties of the Tristate Region”
Registrations are due by 4:00pm today for Sinsinawa Mound Center’s workshop “Native Nations and Treaties of the Tristate Region” presented via Zoom from 10:00am to 11:00am on Saturday, Jan. 30th. Call (608) 748-4411 or visit www.sinsinawa.org/moundcenter. (this workshop will feature Joshua Wachuta, a public historian based in southwestern Wisconsin)
Thursday, January 28, 2021 — 7:00 pm
Carnegie-Stout Public Library Virtual Program
The Carnegie-Stout Public Library will present a virtual program with artist and mechanical sculptor Don Becker. This virtual event is free but will be conducted through Zoom, so internet access and an email address are required to attend. Please register in advance at https://bit.ly/DBQAutomaton or via the online calendar at www.dubuque.lib.ia.us.
Saturday, January 30, 2021 — 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Central Park Family Snowshoeing and Animal Tracks Program
Sign Foray. Families will sign up for either the morning, 10:00am to Noon, or afternoon, 1:00pm to 3:00pm programs. Space is limited. To register your family and reserve snowshoes.,contact the Jones County Naturalist at email@example.com or call or text (319) 481-7987. (Located at 12515 Central Park Rd. Center Junction)
Saturday, January 30, 2021 — 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
13th Annual Platteville Driftbusters Radar Run & Cancer Fundraiser
Platteville Driftbusters Snowmobile Club is hosting their 13th Annual Radar Run and Cancer Fundraiser at The BARn at 6935 Moundview Road in Platteville. Classes for kids and adults to enjoy. New this year is an Atv,Utv track. If you have questions, please call Jeremy at (608) 778 8531 or visit the club’s Facebook page.
Monday, February 8, 2021 — 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Dyersville Community Blood Drive
The Dyersville Community Blood Drive will be held at the Dyersville Social Center. All donors will receive choice of gift card or a t-shirt. To schedule an appointment, click the link to view the schedule or call Erica at (563) 321-9613.
Tuesday, February 16, 2021 — All Day
Registrations Due for Osbourne Nature Center Event
Registrations are due today for the next fundraising event for the “Nature All Around Us” Art Series on February 19th at the Osborne Nature Center. Space is limited for the next painting class, so reservations are required at claytoncountyconservation.org or call (563)245-1516. (The Osborne Center is located on Highway 13, five miles south of Elkader)
Thursday, February 25, 2021 — 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Grant County Master Gardeners’ Virtual Triple Speaker Series.
Grant County Master Gardeners invite you to join their virtual, Triple Speaker Series. Sessions are free and open to all. Registration is required. Register by calling (608)723-2125 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org Zoom link will be sent, via email, to registered participants. Live sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm. Tonight, “Planning the Apothecary Garden” with Linda Conroy will be featured.
Thursday, March 25, 2021 — 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Grant County Master Gardeners’ Virtual Triple Speaker Series
Grant County Master Gardeners invite you to join their virtual, Triple Speaker Series. Sessions are free and open to all. Registration is required. Register by calling (608)723-2125 or email: email@example.com Zoom link will be sent, via email, to registered participants. Live sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm. Tonight, “Web of Life” with Christopher & Emily Appelman will be featured.