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Fast Kidz Youth Running Class

June 25 – July 11, 2024
Start Time 8:00 a.m.
RSVP By June 21, 2024
Location Flora by the volleyball courts Tuesdays; Wahlert track Thursdays
Event For upper elementary and middle school
Cost $40 for the entire session; $10 drop in
Organization Pam Connolly Healthy Opportunities
Contact Pam Connolly
Phone (563) 543-7154
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Come learn or further your knowledge about the great sport of running! Focus will be on proper form, agility, mobility, balance, power, and of course the speed needed for running everything from the 100-meter dash to the 5k. ALL ABILITIES WELCOME. Wear proper attire and bring water and sunscreen!

Tiny Art Show

June 1 – June 21, 2024
Location 360 West 11st Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For All Ages
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Bailey Keimig-Gehrke
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Show off your artistic talents in the third annual Carnegie-Stout Public Library Tiny Art Show! People of all ages and abilities are welcome. Artworks will display at the library during the month of July. Register online to pick up a kit with everything you need to create a mini masterpiece at home.

Library Escape Room

June 22, 2024
Start Time 1:00 p.m.
Location Dubuque County Library District - Asbury
Event For Ages 10-17
Cost FREE
Organization Dubuque County Library District
Contact Lydia M. Sigwarth
Phone (563) 582-0008
Additional Information
Oil tycoon Reginald Bartholomew the Third has been found murdered in his mansion. You are tasked with discovering his killer. Was it the butler? The housemaid? The chauffeur? Only you can decide! We will do the first round at 1:00 and the next one at 3:00. For ages 10-17. RSVP Required dubcolib.org

Chess in the Park

June 24, 2024
Start Time 6:00 p.m.
Location Shiras Pavilion, Eagle Point Park
Event For All ages
Cost Free
Organization Dubuque Chess Club
Contact Benjamin Darr
Phone (563) 231-2742
Additional Information
Dubuque Chess Club invites you to Chess in the Park 2024, at Eagle Point Park. There will be refreshments, a great view of the river, and lots of chess to be played! Boards and sets will be provided. All ages and skill levels welcome. Free lessons available.

Summer Camp: Rollin’ Through the Habitats

June 25 – June 27, 2024
Start Time 9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
Location National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
Event For Students going into 1st-5th grades
Cost Members: $120; Non-Members $150
Organization National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
Contact Bri Budde
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Do you like areas with lots of plants? How about locations that are dry? Throughout camp, we will focus on different habitats including prairie, wetland, desert, and aquatic. Where are they located? What animals and plants live in these areas? Come take a stroll with us.

Kids Yoga

June 26, 2024
Start Time 2:00 p.m.
Location Dubuque County Library District - Asbury
Event For Kids
Cost FREE
Organization Dubuque County Library District
Contact Lydia M. Sigwarth
Phone (563) 582-0008
Additional Information
Join Yoga teacher Lynnea Courtney for Kids Yoga. Stretch your body and build your muscles at the library!

Chess Club

June 26, 2024
Start Time 4:30 p.m.
Location Dubuque County Library District - ASBURY
Event For Teens
Cost FREE
Organization Dubuque County Library District
Contact Lydia M. Sigwarth
Phone (563) 582-0008
Additional Information
Welcome to the timeless game of chess! Join us for lessons where both beginners and seasoned players can sharpen skills and learn winning tactics & strategies. Designed for teens but adults welcome.

Drop-In Craft Table

June 6 – June 27, 2024
Start Time 12 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 2-5
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Stop by each week in the Children’s Department to create a simple and fun craft with our teen volunteers. Registration preferred, but not required.

Math and Data Science Summer program: Strength in Numbers

July 15 – July 17, 2024
Start Time 8:00 a.m.
RSVP By June 30, 2024
Location University of Wisconsin - Platteville
Event For High school students
Cost $315
Organization University of Wisconsin - Platteville
Contact Daniel Wackwitz
Phone (319) 855-8630
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Additional Information
Students will participate in classes and hands-on activities exploring mathematics, data science, and their integration across STEM disciplines. They will have the opportunity to interact with many college students and staff and explore the university in this full college experience.

FASST Flag Football – Fall 2024

August 20 – October 12, 2024
Start Time 5:15 - 6:30 p.m.
Location McAleece Park & Recreation Complex – 1801 Admiral Sheehy Drive
Event For For boys and girls entering grades 1-6 in the Fall 2024
Cost $105-$125
Organization FASST
Contact Chad Gunnelson
Phone (608) 658-6538
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Additional Information
Join us for FASST Flag Football in Dubuque! This program is an exciting opportunity for both boys and girls entering grades 1 through 6 to learn, grow, and play football. Registration opens April 1, limited roster sizes!

Girls Who Code – Summer 2024

July 8 – July 24, 2024
Start Time 8:30-10:00 and 12:00-1:30
RSVP By July 1, 2024
Location Audubon Elementary
Event For Grade school and middle school students
Cost FREE
Organization Girls Who Code
Contact Danelle Tigges
Phone (563) 543-3432
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Additional Information
Girls Who Code summer programming is 6 sessions. Grade school coding for students entering 4th-6th grade in morning (8:30-10:00) and middle school coding grades 6th-9th in afternoon (12:00-1:30) at Audubon on Mon/Wed. from July 8 - July 24.

Middle School Camp: Wild Survival

July 1 – July 2, 2024
Start Time Begins at 9:00a.m. on July 1 and ends at 4:00p.m. on July 2.
Location National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
Event For Students going into 6th-8th grade
Cost Members $150; Non-Members $180
Organization National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
Contact Bri Budde
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Includes an overnight at the River Museum. How would you survive in the wilderness? What would you use to build a shelter, start a fire, or find food? You will learn skills for living in the wild, as well as, how various species go about it.

Keith Haring Scavenger Hunt

June 1 – June 30, 2024
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For All Ages
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Bailey Keimig-Gehrke
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Enjoy an artsy scavenger hunt throughout the children’s section of the library! Find 10 pieces of the colorful, iconic artwork of Keith Haring & earn a small prize.

Mini YogArt Summer Camp

July 8 – July 9, 2024
Start Time 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location Challenge to Change, Inc, 3337 Hillcrest Rd, Suite B, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Preschool students
Cost $50
Organization Challenge to Change, Inc.
Contact Rachel Harwood
Phone (563) 663-7331
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Additional Information
Join us for an exciting 2-day YogART Camp, where yoga + art = SUPERKIDS! This camp combines the creative, calming practices of yoga and art into one amazing event. Kids ages 3-5 will tap into their inner courage and creativity while discovering how to positively impact the world. M & T 10am-12pm

Dubuque Senior Women’s Basketball Youth Camp

July 9 – July 11, 2024
Start Time 1:30p.m.-3:30p.m.
RSVP By July 5, 2024
Location Dubuque Senior High School - Lower Gym
Event For Elementary and Middle School girls who are interested in basketball
Cost $40
Organization Dubuque Senior Women's Basketball
Contact Cassie Allee
Phone (319) 573-3582
Additional Information
During these three days of camp, players will work on developing and mastering basketball skills such as shooting, dribbling, pivoting and passing. This camp will be led by the Senior Women's Basketball coaching staff and current Senior basketball players.

Summer Camp: Wild Survival

July 9 – July 11, 2024
Start Time 9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
Location National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
Event For Students going into 1st-5th grade
Cost Members $120; Non-Members $150
Organization National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
Contact Bri Budde
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
How would you survive in the wilderness? What would you use to build a shelter, start a fire, or find food? You will learn skills for living in the wild, as well as, how various species go about it. You will go on an American Adventure within the summer exhibit and make choices along the way.

CRESCENT’S STEPPIN’ IT UP 5K FUN RUN-WALK AND 1 MILE

August 10, 2024
Start Time 8 a.m.-1p.m.
RSVP By July 15, 2024
Location Crescent Community Health Center- 1690 Elm Street Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For All ages and families
Cost FREE
Organization Crescent Community Health Center
Contact Sarah Milner
Phone (563) 564-1017
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Additional Information
FREE event! Race entries will receive a t-shirt (guaranteed to all entries prior to July 15). Join us for a day of health, wellness, and community spirit at the Crescent Health and Wellness Expo & 5KWalk/Run! Live DJ, indulge in tasty treats from food trucks, discover community resources, & more.

Loras College Men’s Basketball Skills Camp

August 5 – August 8, 2024
Start Time 8:30a.m.-11:30 a.m.
Location Loras College Athletic and Wellness Center
Event For Boys grades Pre-K - 8th and Girls Pre-K - 2nd
Cost $149
Organization Loras College Men's Basketball
Contact Chris Martin
Phone (563) 588-7738
Additional Information
A 4-day basketball camp taught by college players and coaches. Kids will learn the game of basketball while having fun with friends!!

Summer Camp: Crack the Case-Wildlife Trafficking

July 16 – July 18, 2024
Start Time 9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
Location National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
Event For Students going into 1st-5th grade
Cost Members $120; Non-Members $150
Organization National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
Contact Bri Budde
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Do you like to unravel mysteries? Put your sleuthing skills to the test and solve pretend wildlife trafficking cases. You will also learn about the role of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife service in protecting species. Join us as we investigate and learn about how to keep certain species safe.

Summer Camp: Animalympics

July 23 – July 25, 2024
Start Time 9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
Location National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
Event For Students going into 1st-5th grade
Cost Members $120; Non-Members $150
Organization National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
Contact Bri Budde
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Do you have what it takes to go for the gold? We will challenge records set in the animal kingdom as we attempt to outcompete wildlife champions in a variety of events.

Summer Camp at Camp Bear Creek

June 16 – July 26, 2024
Location Camp Bear Creek, 9106 42nd Ave., Wyoming, IA 52362
Event For Elementary, Middle, and High School Students
Cost Pricing is based on program & tier selected
Organization Camp Bear Creek
Contact Stacie Hoppman
Phone (563) 488-3893
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Additional Information
Camp Bear Creek is a Christian Summer Camp located in Wyoming, Iowa, just 45 minutes from Marion! We offer partial and week-long sleep away camps for kids in grades K-12. Join us for general camp programs or choose a specialty camp like Music, Arts, & Drama, Sports, Water Adventures, and more!

Loras College Women’s Basketball Skills Camp

July 29 – August 1, 2024
Start Time 9:00a.m.-1:30p.m.
RSVP By July 25, 2024
Location Loras College Athletic and Wellness Center
Event For Grades 3rd-8th
Cost $149
Organization Loras College Women's Basketball
Contact Justin Busch
Phone (563) 588-7947
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Additional Information
Come to Loras College Women's Basketball Skills Camp! Campers will learn basic fundamentals, communication, team building and have tons of fun!

Summer Camp: Crazy Creators

July 30 – August 1, 2024
Start Time 9:00a.m.-4:00p.m.
Location National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
Event For Students going into 1st-5th grade
Cost Members $120; Non-Members $150
Organization National Mississippi River Museum and Aquarium
Contact Bri Budde
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Inspire your inner maker and scientist during this week of discovery and innovation. Each day we will solve challenges using basic materials and learn how inventors’ “crazy” inventions changed the world. Then, experiment with designing and bringing your own great ideas and inventions to life.

Clarke University Summer Camps 2024

March 30 – July 26, 2024
Location Clarke University Campus
Event For Varying grades Pre-K through 12th grade
Cost Varies
Organization Clarke University
Contact Gayle Langel
Phone (563) 588-6492
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Additional Information
Clarke University is thrilled to host some of your favorite long-standing summer activities and introduce a few new ones for 2024! Programs cover a wide range of ages and interests, each proudly led by Clarke faculty with the help of area professionals and alumni.

University of Dubuque Women’s Basketball Youth Skills Camp

July 29 – July 31, 2024
Start Time 9:00 a.m.
RSVP By July 27, 2024
Location University of Dubuque Stoltz Center
Event For 4th-8th graders
Cost $100
Organization University of Dubuque Women's Basketball
Contact Morgan Meerstein
Phone (563) 589-3298
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Additional Information
The UDWBB Skills Camp is focused on improving individual skills, developing a love for the game of basketball & is designed to give athletes the tools to become better basketball players & teammates within a competitive and fun environment. Camp will be coached by UDWBB players & coaches!

YogArt Summer Camp

August 5 – August 8, 2024
Location Challenge to Change, Inc, 3337 Hillcrest Rd, Suite B, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Elementary Aged Children
Cost $140
Organization Challenge to Change, Inc.
Contact Rachel Harwood
Phone (563) 663-7331
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Additional Information
Join us for an exciting week of YogART Camp, where yoga + art = SUPERKIDS! This camp combines the creative, calming practices of yoga and art into one amazing event. Kids ages 6-11 will tap into their inner courage and creativity while discovering how to positively impact the world. M-Th 10am-2pm

Loras Tennis Summer Skills Camp

June 10 – August 8, 2024
Start Time 8-10:30 a.m..
Location Loras College Tennis Courts (1600 Cox St. Dubuque, IA 52001)
Event For Ages 8-13
Cost $150
Organization Loras College Tennis
Contact Cam Long
Phone (563) 581-9948
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Additional Information
The Loras Tennis Summer Skills Camp will teach fundamentals to young beginners of the game. Session 1: June 10-13| Session 2: July 22-25| Session 3: July 29-August 1| Session 4: August 5-8 Cost per session is $150. $25 discount for siblings signed up same week.

Summer Reading at the Library

June 1 – August 3, 2024
Location Dubuque County Library District
Event For Ages Birth - 99
Cost FREE
Organization Dubuque County Library District
Contact Lydia M. Sigwarth
Phone (563) 582-0008
Website dubcolib.org
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Additional Information
Win prizes just for reading! Challenges for Babies, Kids, Teens and Adults!

Loras Tennis Summer High School Camp

June 10 – August 8, 2024
Start Time 12-2:30 p.m.
Location Loras College Tennis Courts (1600 Cox St. Dubuque, IA 52001)
Event For Incoming high school freshmen-seniors
Cost $150
Organization Loras College Tennis
Contact Cam Long
Phone (563) 581-9948
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Additional Information
The Loras Tennis Summer High School Camp will focus on improving the playing ability of intermediate to advanced players. Session 1: June 10-13| Session 2: July 22-25| Session 3: July 29-August 1| Session 4: August 5-8 Cost per session is $150. $25 discount for siblings signed up same week.

Beginning Chapters Book Club

May 8 – August 7, 2024
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 7-9
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Lora Lo-Bianco
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Read a new title each month and meet up for a discussion and an activity related to the book. Register and pick up books at the Children’s Help Desk.

Pokémon Club

May 1 – August 7, 2024
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 6-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Emily Bartley
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Hang out with other trainers and Read, Trade, Learn, Create, and Play all things Pokémon. Trading Card Game, Nintendo DS, and Pokémon Go gamers are welcome. Registration Recommended.

Creativity Club – Get Art Smart

May 14 – August 8, 2024
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 9-18
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact AmeriCorps
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Tuesdays at the library all summer long will have fun activities and workshops in drawing, painting, sculpting, writing, and more. Registration is required for each program. Participants are eligible to enter for a special art-themed prize pack.

Camp Ewalu

June 9 – August 9, 2024
Location 37776 Alpha Ave., Strawberry Point, IA 52076
Event For Elementary, middle school and high school students
Cost Most programs range from $150 to $525. Camp scholarships available if cost is an obstacle!
Organization Camp Ewalu
Contact Steph Boeding
Phone (515) 205-2853
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Additional Information
REGISTER NOW for summer camp at Ewalu Camp & Retreat Center! Programs for grades 1-12 & special needs As an accredited Lutheran-Christian outdoor ministry, Ewalu offers a variety of programs all summer for youth, guided by trained counselors. No child is turned away for reasons of financial need.

Buttons & Bobbins

June 21 – August 9, 2024
Start Time 10 a.m. or 3:30 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 10-17
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Emily Bartley
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Come learn to sew on a sewing machine! You will create projects perfect for beginners; No previous sewing experience necessary. Registration is required.

Summer Reading Program

June 3 – August 10, 2024
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For All Ages
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
The Carnegie-Stout Public Library Summer Reading Program is here! Earn prizes for reading and have fun attending a variety of fun free programs for all ages. Sign up online or in person beginning June 3rd.

Reading With Rover

May 11 – August 10, 2024
Start Time 10:30 a.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For All Ages
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Read or listen to a story with some furry friends in the first-floor Program Room. Do not bring your own pet; we provide kid-friendly dogs each month. Registration not required.

Movin’ Groovin’ Mornings

May 4 – August 10, 2024
Start Time 10:30 a.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 2-6
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Bailey Keimig-Gehrke
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Grab your kiddos and head to the library for a morning of moving and grooving! We will listen to songs and stories, play with scarves and shakers, and have so much silly fun together. Best for ages 2 through 6, though all are welcome to attend.

Let’s Play Roblox

May 6 – August 12, 2024
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 8-14
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Each month, participants will play a different game with other Roblox enthusiasts and tackle fun challenges together. *If you have never played Roblox before, you will need to have your parent/guardian set up your account before the program. Registration is required.

Mini YogArt Summer Camp

August 19 – August 20, 2024
Start Time 10 a.m.-12 p.m.
Location Challenge to Change, Inc, 3337 Hillcrest Rd, Suite B, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Preschool Students
Cost $50
Organization Challenge to Change, Inc.
Contact Rachel Harwood
Phone (563) 663-7331
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Additional Information
Join us for an exciting 2-day YogART Camp, where yoga + art = SUPERKIDS! This camp combines the creative, calming practices of yoga and art into one amazing event. Kids ages 3-5 will tap into their inner courage and creativity while discovering how to positively impact the world. M & T 10am-12pm

LEGO Challenge

May 18 – August 17, 2024
Start Time 10 a.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 4-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact AmeriCorps
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Calling all LEGO® fans! Come to the library to build, create, and have fun. The library provides the LEGOs®, and you provide the know-how! Donations of LEGOs® are appreciated. Creations will be exhibited in the library. The program will be held in the Aigler Auditorium on the 3rd floor.

Family Book Bingo

May 18 – August 17, 2024
Start Time 2 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Families
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact AmeriCorps
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Grab your family and try your luck at book bingo! We have great hardcover and paperback book prizes for kids.

Beyond the Book Club

May 30 – August 22, 2024
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 9-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Read a new title each month, and then meet up for a book discussion and unique activity related to the book. Register and pick up books at the Children's Help Desk.

TAG: Teen Hangout

May 28 – August 27, 2024
Start Time 5:15 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 13-18
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Games, crafts, and more! Explore a craft or activity while providing feedback on making the library a welcoming place for teens.

StoryWalk

May 1 – August 31, 2024
Location 22nd Street Bee Branch Greenway and the Dubuque Arboretum
Event For All Ages
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
A StoryWalk® is an outdoor reading experience that displays pages of a book along a path or trail; it combines the joy of reading with all the benefits of being active outside. Each StoryWalk® location will feature a new story each month-the 22nd Street Bee Branch Greenway and the Dubuque Arboretum.

Lady Stangs Youth Basketball Teams Grades 1-2

September 1 – December 7, 2024
Location Hempstead High School
Event For Grades K-2 Students and Parents in Elementary School
Cost $50.00
Organization Hempstead Women's Basketball
Contact Ryan Rush
Phone (507) 217-2054
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Additional Information
We are looking for young ladies in grades 1-2 of the school year 2024-2025 to play on basketball teams. Currently we have over 80 young ladies in our Lady Stang's Youth Basketball Program in grades 3-8.

Ainsley’s Angels Events

May 4 – November 21, 2024
Location Various locations in Dubuque
Event For Elementary, Middle, High School students and adults
Organization Ainsley’s Angels of Eastern Iowa
Contact Aulanda Krause
Phone (563) 495-1575
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Additional Information
Ainsley’s Angels is actively looking for new: Rider Athletes, Angel Runners, Volunteers and Sponsors. Become an Ainsley’s Angels Rider at no cost and all equipment provided for you. Come join us at any or all of these race opportunities!