Jefferson Middle School

Auditions and Crew Sign Up for The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged)

March 26 – March 27, 2021
Start Time 4:00 p.m.
Location Bell Tower Theater, 2728 Asbury Rd, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Grades 8-12
Cost Free
Organization Bell Tower Theater
Contact Miki Robinson
Phone (563) 588-3377
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Additional Information
Auditions and crew sign-up for the Bell Tower Theater's high school play. Open to kids in 8th-12th grades. Participation is free.

Mustang Middle School Cheer Clinic

March 30, 2021
Start Time 5:00-8:30 p.m.
RSVP By March 22, 2021
Location Hempstead High School
Event For Grades 6-8
Cost $30
Organization Hempstead Cheerleading
Contact Mandy Enke
Phone (563) 552-5208
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Additional Information
Campers will be taught the fundamentals of cheerleading, including jumps, motions, cheers, and basic stunting. Camp also helps prepare for tryouts.

Dubuque Girls Independent League (DGIL)

January 19 – March 31, 2021
Location Online
Event For Girls, Grades K-8
Organization Dubuque Girls Independent League (DGIL)
Contact Jenni Ruffridge
Phone (563) 588-1982
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Additional Information
Online Registration for Summer Softball at DGIL

Babysitting Clinic, Schools Out Day Camps

April 2, 2021
Start Time 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.
RSVP By March 26, 2021
Location Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Event For Grades 4-12
Cost $20
Organization Iowa State Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Contact Leah Imoehl
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
Be the sitter every parent wants to call! Learn all the responsibilities that go along with babysitting, including safety and first aid. Learn how to plan fun and age appropriate activities for kids, too!

Spring Break Kid’s YogArt Camp

March 15 – April 6, 2021
Start Time 9:00 a.m.
Location Challenge to Change, Inc. 3337 Hillcrest Rd UNIT B, Dubuque, IA
Event For Ages 7-14
Cost $60
Organization Challenge to Change, Inc.
Contact Melissa
Phone (563) 451-7034
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Additional Information
Celebrate Spring during a special two-day Kid's YogArt Camp! Students will form new friendships, practice yoga, and create original art as they celebrate our natural world. 2 Day Camp: March 15 & 16th, 9am-1pm *We ask that students bring a water bottle and pack a lunch

Ice Skating Classes

March 2 – April 17, 2021
Start Time 6:30p.m.-7:00p.m.
RSVP By February 28, 2021
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
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Additional Information
Come join us for our winter festival of fun at the Mystique Ice Center. Come watch your skater build confidence, discipline, and courage as they glide through the levels with our professionally accredited Theisen’s Learn to Skate Program. All skaters ages 3 and up are welcome to register.

Kids Take the (Virtual) Stage

March 23 – April 22, 2021
Start Time 4 p.m.
RSVP By March 15, 2021
Location Virtual
Event For Grades K-6
Cost $50-$60
Organization Bell Tower Theater
Contact Miki Robinson
Phone (563) 588-3377
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Additional Information
Kids from Kindergarten through 6th grades can learn and play with the Bell Tower Theater on-line. Due to COVID restrictions the Bell Tower Theater still cannot hold classes in person in the theater, but these unique online classes give kids a chance to get their creative juices flowing.

Free Assistive Technology Consultations For Families

January 22 – May 6, 2021
Location Iowa Reading Research Center 340 Blank Honors Center Iowa City, IA 52242 (Or Online)
Event For Grades K-12
Cost Free
Organization Iowa Reading Research Center
Contact Karah Kluck
Phone (319) 384-2268
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Additional Information
We provide free virtual and in-person assistive technology consultation appointments for Iowa families. During the appointment we will be show different devices, apps, and Chromebook extensions aimed at helping children with their reading and writing tasks. Request an appointment today!

Virtual Teen Nights- Multicultural Family Center

October 28 – May 27, 2020
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
RSVP By October 27, 2020
Location Zoom
Event For Grades 8-12
Cost Free
Organization Multicultural Family Center
Contact Tessie Strohm
Phone (563) 582-3681
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Additional Information
Special speakers, movies, games and more! You won't want to miss out. Join us every week on Wednesday evenings for some fun activities. Dinner included if you attend!


November 13 – May 31, 2021
Location Virtual
Event For Grades 9-12
Cost free
Organization Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque
Contact Madison Rogue
Phone (563) 588-2700
Additional Information
As a member of the YAPPERS, you will meet with peers to engage in team-building and leadership activities, discuss local youth issues, and plan events and service projects throughout the community. In your role as part of a group of youth leaders, you'll direct your energy and passion for makin

League of Women Voters Political Directory

February 23, 2021
Location Middle and High School
Event For Grades 6-12
Cost free
Organization Dubuque League of Women Voters
Contact Jean Cheever
Phone (563) 556-2955
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Additional Information
Political Directories given free to political science classroom teachers. They list elected officials and how how to contact them. League has delivered bundles of these fliers to either the Forum or schools for over five years. .

Dubuque Bulldogs Lacrosse Registration Open!

February 1 – June 20, 2021
Location Dubuque, IA
Event For Ages 8-18
Cost $125 plus US Lacrosse membership
Organization Dubuque Bulldogs Lacrosse Club
Contact Eric Reeves
Phone (563) 581-1735
Additional Information
Join us for the fun, fast paced game of lacrosse! We offer a developmental U10 program, and competitive U14 and high school teams. Practices start in Mar/Apr as weather permits and season ends Mid-June. Come check us out and fall in love with the sport!

Mentor Dubuque

February 23 – June 30, 2021
Location Dubuque
Event For Grades K-8
Cost Free
Organization Mentor Dubuqe
Contact Annabelle Steffen
Phone (563) 845-0768
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Additional Information
Mentor Dubuque is looking for girls who would like to be matched with a mentor. Mentoring is hanging out with a positive role model and doing fun activities like bowling, crafts, eating ice cream, and much more!

Join Dubuque County 4-H!

February 1 – June 30, 2021
Location Dubuque County
Event For Grades 4-12
Cost Free
Organization Dubuque County 4-H
Contact Sarah Ludwig
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
The purpose of the flyer is to promote Dubuque County 4-H! 4-H is for all youth in Dubuque County, grades 4th-12th. K-3rd graders can join 4-H through our Clover Kids program. 4-H is great way for youth to get involved in the community, gain skills they will use throughout their lives, and have fun!

UD for Kids 2021

June 21 – July 16, 2021
Start Time 12:30-4:00 p.m., M-F
RSVP By April 10, 2021
Location University of Dubuque
Event For Grades 1-7
Cost $125.00/week
Organization University of Dubuque
Contact Peggy Driscoll
Phone (563) 542-1455
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Additional Information
UD for Kids is an enrichment opportunity for students in grades 1-7. Students will build reading and math skills while taking courses in the areas of science, math, engineering, visual and performing arts, aviation, and culinary arts.

Summer Camp at Camp Wyoming (Eastern Iowa)

June 20 – July 30, 2021
Location Wyoming, IA
Event For Grades K-12
Organization Camp Wyoming
Contact Stacie Hoppman
Phone (563) 488-3893
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Additional Information
Camp Wyoming is a Christian summer camp located in Eastern Iowa, just one hour from Dubuque. We have camp programs for kids in grades K-12. This is the perfect opportunity to get your kids away from their phones and active this summer.