Jefferson Middle School

Make a Difference 5K

April 27, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m.
Location Heritage Pond
Event For All Ages
Cost $30
Organization Unified Therapy
Contact Doug Frank
Phone (563) 583-4004
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Additional Information
The Make a Difference 5K is now entering its 10th year of raising money to benefit those in our community. Last year over $10,000 was raised and we had over 300 participants! To celebrate a decade of making a difference we are looking to make this our biggest year ever.

Rising Star Theatre Company Auditions for Newsies and Godspell

April 26 – April 27, 2019
Start Time 4-6 p.m.; 9 a.m.-noon; and 1-4 p.m.
Location Washington Middle School
Event For Grades 8-12
Cost Free
Organization Rising Star Theatre Company
Contact Nick Halder
Phone (563) 231-0110
Additional Information
RSTC is holding auditions for Newsies and Godspell. High school and older students and one middle school boy approx. 5th-8th grade for Newsies. Please prepare a song selection of your choice. An accompanist will be provided. Callbacks if needed will be on Sunday, April 28 at a time that is TBA.

12th Annual Rams Cheerleading Day Camp

May 18, 2019
Start Time 10 a.m.-3 p.m.
RSVP By May 1, 2019
Location Dubuque Senior High School
Event For Grades PreK-8
Cost $40
Organization Dubuque Senior Cheerleading Team
Contact Terri Mayberry
Phone (563) 543-3063
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Additional Information
Come and join the Dubuque Senior Cheer team for a day full of cheering, jumping, dance, stunting, eating and have fun with friends. All information is on the flier that is included.

Free Summer Musical Program: Auditions for the Wind in the Willows

May 17 – May 18, 2019
Start Time 3-7 p.m. Friday; 9 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. Saturday
Location Bell Tower Theater, 2728 Asbury Rd, Dubuque
Event For Ages 7-18
Cost Free
Organization Bell Tower Theater
Contact Miki Robinson
Phone (563) 588-3377
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Additional Information
Auditions and grew sign up for The Wind in the Willows. Program begins May 29 and shows are July 11 to 21. Kids ages 7 to 16 Can audition to be part of the cast and kids ages 7 to 18 can sign up to be part of a crew. Go to for more details.

ARK Advocates Award Banquet

May 21 – May 21, 2019
Start Time 6 p.m.
RSVP By May 18, 2019
Location 3342 John Wesley Drive, Dubuque
Event For Everyone is welcome!
Cost $9 per plate
Organization ARK Advocates
Contact ARK Advocates
Phone (563) 556-1785
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Additional Information
ARK Advocates "Come See Our Shining Stars" dinner and award banquet. Do you know someone what has made a difference in the life of someone who has a disability? If so nominate them today on the website or see attached nomination form.

Dubuque Youth Football and Cheer Registration

April 11 – May 21, 2019
Location Green Acres Storage
Event For Grades 1-8
Organization Dubuque Youth Football and Cheer
Contact Dave Ellis
Phone (563) 663-0019
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Additional Information
Registration will be held on: Thursday, April 11, from 5-7 p.m.; Thursday, May 9, from 5-7 p.m.; Saturday, May 18, from 9 a.m.-noon; and Tuesday, May 21, from 5-7 p.m.

Host an AFS exchange student

August 8 – June 23, 2020
Location Dubuque, Iowa
Event For Families with any age student
Cost Free
Organization AFS USA
Contact Gwen Rudy
Phone (646) 381-3376
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Additional Information
Hosting an exchange student forms real, lasting relationships with a student from abroad. You and your family will learn about a new culture while sharing all about yours.

Adventure Pass

January 1 – December 31, 2019
Location Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Event For City of Dubuque Residents
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Michael May
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Adult Dubuque city resident library cardholders may reserve one free family pass per year to each of these destinations: National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Dubuque Figge Art Museum, Davenport Putnam Museum, Davenport Niabi Zoo, Rock Island Quad City Botanical Center, Rock Island

Summer Wildlife Camps

June 10 – June 14, 2019
Location Mines of Spain State Park
Event For Grades 3-7
Cost $150
Organization University of Iowa
Contact Megan McHale
Phone (630) 386-3377
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Additional Information
Camps are designed to engage campers in five days of learning about state park and its natural environments. Our goals for campers include: Awareness of the natural world and wildlife in our state parks, nurturing an appreciation for wildlife and natural ecosystems, and inspiring action for land

2019 Boys’ Summer Basketball Camp and Summer League

June 11 – June 14, 2019
Start Time 9-11 a.m. and 1-3 p.m.
Location Roosevelt Middle School
Event For Grades 3-9 (2019-20)
Cost Camp $60, League $50
Organization Dubuque Senior Boys Basketball
Contact Wendell Eimers
Phone (563) 690-0329
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Additional Information
Dubuque Senior Summer Camp Grades 3-7 (2019-20) 9:00-11:00. Grades 8-9 (2019-20) 1:00-3:00 Dubuque Senior Summer League Grades 3-9 (2019-20) 8:45-10:45

Vet Camp

June 11 – August 13, 2019
Start Time 1-5 p.m.
Location Dubuque Regional Humane Society
Event For Grades 5-7 (this school year)
Cost $50; Full and Partial Scholarships available
Organization Dubuque Regional Humane Soc.
Contact Outreach Coordinator
Phone (563) 583-3314
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Additional Information
If you have interest in a career working with animals, choose to attend one of our Vet Camps offered this summer! Vet Camp is an exciting, hands-on learning program aimed towards middle school students interested in digging into the down and dirty of veterinary medicine.

Clarke University Summer Camps

June 17, 2019
Location Clarke University, 1550 Clarke Drive, Dubuque
Event For Grades 6-12
Cost $135-$325
Organization Clarke University
Contact Amy Errthum
Phone (563) 588-6683
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Additional Information
Clarke University will again host summer academies and camps for middle school and high school aged students. The academies and camps will be hosted on the Clarke campus and will be directed by Clarke University faculty, staff, and skilled professionals.

Vet Shadow Day

July 23, 2019
Start Time 1-5 p.m.
Location Dubuque Regional Humane Society
Event For Grades 7-12 (this school year)
Cost $50; Full and Partial Scholarships available
Organization Dubuque Regional Humane Society
Contact Outreach Coordinator
Phone (563) 583-3314
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Additional Information
If you have interest in a career working with animals, then the Dubuque Regional Humane Society (DRHS) Vet Shadow Day is for you.

Capri Camp

August 5 – August 9, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
RSVP By July 29, 2019
Location Capri College, 395 Main Street
Event For Grades 3-7
Cost $160
Organization Capri College
Contact Meggan Dobson
Phone (563) 588-2379
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Additional Information
This camp encourages self esteem, self recognition, and promotes personal growth. This camp provides education on exercise, skin care, hair care, fashion, and communication, Students will learn about nail care, personal hygiene, facials, and so much more!