Fulton Elementary School

Beyond the Book Club: The Parker Inheritance

November 12, 2020
Start Time 4:00 p.m.
Location Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Event For Ages 9-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie- Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Read a new title each month and then meet up for an in-person book discussion and a unique activity related to the book. Register online or at the Children’s Help Desk. Books can be picked up at the Children’s Help Desk. Masks will be required for this in-person book club.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Tribute

October 30 – November 30, 2020
Location at school or home
Event For All Ages
Cost Free
Organization Dubuque Branch NAACP
Contact R.R.S. Stewart
Phone (612) 501-9747
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Additional Information
K-12 students (as individuals, in pairs, teams or family groups) are invited to learn more about M.L King, Jr, the contributions of persons of color & to gain insights about what each of us can do to assure that we value & practice justice & equality. Participants can focus on any of these topics.

National Family Literacy Month

November 1 – November 30, 2020
Location Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Event For All Ages
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Celebrate National Family Literacy Month. Families with preschool age children can pick up a DIY story time kit.  School age families can pick up a FREE chapter book kit featuring The Parker Inheritance. Pick up kits at the Children’s Help Desk during the month of November while supplies last.

Ice Skating Classes

November 3 – December 8, 2020
Start Time 6:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
RSVP By November 2, 2020
Location Mystique Community Ice Center
Event For Grades PreK-8
Cost $80.00
Organization Theisen's Learn to Skate
Contact Rebecca Menzynski
Phone (563) 275-6576
Website dbqskating.org
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Additional Information
Learn something new. Join us at the Mystique Ice Center for ice skating classes. All skaters ages 3 and up are welcome to register as we glide into fall.

Beyond the Book Club at the Library: Starry River of the Sky

December 10, 2020
Start Time 4:00 p.m.
Location Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Event For Ages 9-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Ages 9 to 12. Read a new title each month and then meet up for an in-person book discussion and a unique activity related to the book. Register online or at the Children’s Help Desk. Books can be picked up at the Children’s Help Desk. Masks will be required for this in-person book club.

Ice Skating Classes

November 7 – December 19, 2020
Start Time 8:30 a.m.-9:15 a.m.
RSVP By November 6, 2020
Location Mystique Community Ice Center
Event For Grades PreK-8
Cost $95.00
Organization Theisen's Learn to Skate
Contact Rebecca Menzynski
Phone (563) 275-6576
Website dbqskating.org
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Additional Information
“Fall seven times, stand up eight” with the Theisen’s Learn to Skate fall ice skating session. Skaters ages 3 and up are eligible to participate in group class instruction as we glide into fall at the Mystique Ice Center.

Schools Out Day Camps

October 2 – December 18, 2020
Location Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Event For All Ages
Cost $15
Organization Iowa State Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Contact Leah
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
These "Camps in a Box" will give your kids a great learning experience while keeping them safe and healthy when they are off on Fridays. Whether your child would like to experience camp in person or at home, we have options for you!

Schools Out Day Camps-Camp in A Box

October 4 – December 18, 2020
Location Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Event For All Ages
Cost $15
Organization Iowa State Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Contact Leah
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
Join Dubuque County Extension educators at the Dubuque County Extension office to enjoy hands on learning. We created camp in a box called "Clover Crates." Whether your child would like to experience camp in person for a full day, half day, or at home, we have options for you!

Supervised Study Hall

November 2 – December 22, 2020
Location Comiskey Building and the Multicultural Family Center
Event For Grades K-5
Cost $50 or free for qualified families
Organization City of Dubuque Leisure Services
Contact Janna Beau
Phone (563) 589-4315
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Additional Information
A safe place for students that allows for supervised study during the at-home school days.

Grossology – Winter Break Day Camp

December 28, 2020
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By December 18, 2020
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50 full day/$180 all days | Non-members: $60 full day/$200 all days
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Experience the ooey, gooey, slimy, and gross side of science and nature! We’ll dive into projects that weave biology and chemistry in an investigation of nature that is grossly fascinating. Together, we’ll discover that even icky stuff plays an important part in our world.

Critter Connections – Winter Break Day Camp

December 29, 2020
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By December 18, 2020
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50 full day/$180 all days | Non-members: $60 full day/$200 all days
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Sharpen your communication skills learning how animals convey their behaviors. Uncover why animals talk, squawk, sing or leave behind scents. Meet a few animals from the River Museum and learn what they are saying in their daily life.

The Ultimate Hunt – Winter Break Day Camp

December 30, 2020
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By December 18, 2020
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50 full day/$180 all days | Non-members: $60 full day/$200 all days
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Join us for an all-day scavenger hunt throughout the River Museum! Unlock clues and prizes with your friends through a variety of activities, trivia challenges and special tasks. During your hunt, you will find out what makes the Museum special while having a whole lot of fun!

“Otter” This World – Winter Break Day Camp

December 31, 2020
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By December 18, 2020
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50 full day/$180 all days | Non-members: $60 full day/$200 all days
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
There is so much more to an otter than what meets the eye! Meet these amazing aquatic environmentalists and discover what’s behind the cute face and fluffy fur. Find out how they came back after extirpation (local extinction), what they eat, how they survive and how they help habitats.

Animal Confusion – School’s Out Day Camp

January 18, 2021
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By January 11, 2021
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50; Non-Members: $60; Wrap-around care: $5
Organization National Mississippi River Mus
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Alligator vs. crocodile, lizards vs. salamanders, frogs vs. toads – they are all different, but how can you tell? In this program, campers will use investigative skills to compare the animal world through hands-on activities and animal encounters.

Crafting The Mississippi – School’s Out Day Camp

February 5, 2021
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By January 29, 2021
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50; Non-Members: $60; Wrap-around care: $5
Organization National Mississippi River Mus
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Campers will gear up for a day of creation, innovation, and collaboration! We’ll explore the River Museum’s newest addition, the Belt-Driven Machine Shop, which was used to craft boat engines. This tour will serve as inspiration as we learn about machines and build boats!

Pajama Jam – School’s Out Day Camp

February 25, 2021
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By February 18, 2021
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50; Non-Members: $60; Wrap-around care: $5
Organization National Mississippi River Mus
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Campers are invited to bring their pajamas for a day of nocturnal fun! Together, we’ll use our imagination to explore life at night. We will meet a handful of nocturnal creatures and animals and use those observations to create our own nighttime animal models.

Museum Builders – School’s Out Day Camp

February 26, 2021
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By February 19, 2021
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50; Non-Members: $60; Wrap-around care: $5
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
It’s a camper-led museum! Campers will become curators for the day and explore how experts design exhibits featuring animals, history, and science. This hands-on program will challenge campers to use problem solving, creativity, and imagination to create a new exhibit!

Wild & Crazy Weather – School’s Out Day Camp

April 2, 2021
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By March 26, 2021
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: $50; Non-Members: $60; Wrap-around care: $5
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Blizzards, hurricanes, floods, and more, animals live through all weather. In this program, campers will discover the crazy variations of weather around the world, and how animals adapt to changing conditions. Together, we will build structures strong enough to withstand natural disasters.

MOPS Dubuque (Mothers Of Preschoolers)

September 8 – May 5, 2021
Location Hope Church; 11893 John F. Kennedy Road, Dubuque
Event For Mothers with children 0-6 years old
Cost $50 membership fee (scholarships available) and first meeting is FREE to come check out before registering.
Organization Hope Church
Contact Laurie Weinschenk
Phone (563) 556-7724
Additional Information
Bi-Weekly meetings including engaging speakers, crafts, mentorship and mostly a chance to connect with other moms. There are three meeting opportunities for MOPS (in person & virtual options - see website); childcare is available during in person meetings through the Hope Church childcare program.