Kennedy Elementary School

Math Mania: Tessellation Art

September 16, 2019
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Event For Ages 7 to 10
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Registration required. In this club, participants will engage in enjoyable games and activities that relate to math. This club is great for children of all skill levels and abilities. Register online at www.dubuque.lib.ia.us or call the Children’s Help Desk at 563-589-4225, ext. 2228.

Free Dubuque Judo Classes

September 3 – September 17, 2019
Start Time 7:30-8:30 p.m.
Location Loras College, Graber Center
Event For Grades 2-12
Cost Free
Organization Dubuque Judo Club
Contact Tavis Virtue
Phone (563) 542-4434
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Additional Information
Come try Judo for Free. We are offering 3 free classes. Judo is an Olympic contact sport that deals with throws and pins. There is no striking of any kind in Judo. Classes are taught by 5 certified instructors by USA Judo Inc. Our eldest instructor has 39 years of experience!

Dubuque Day of Peace

September 17 – September 29, 2019
Start Time 7:30 p.m.
Location Various
Event For All Ages
Cost Free
Organization Dubuque Day of Peace
Contact R.R.S. Stewart
Phone (612) 501-9747
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Additional Information
The United Nations International Day of Peace is recognized around the world every September 21. Dubuque International Day of Peace began with a single event in 2010 and now has a festival of events the run from September 17 to 29. The keynote events is on Sunday September 22 by Magdalena Gómez.

Creative Kids: After School Maker Club

September 18, 2019
Start Time 4 p.m.
RSVP By September 18, 2019
Location Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Event For Ages 7-11
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Bailey Keimig
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Do you like to make things using your hands? Do you want to explore your creative side? Join us and use your imagination in exploring STEM activities and creating low-and hi-tech creations. Register online at www.dubuque.lib.ia.us or call the Children’s Help Desk at 563-589-4225, ext. 2228.

Science of Levers

September 19, 2019
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
Location Eagle Point Park
Event For Grades K-5
Cost $5
Organization Northeast Iowa Council, Boy Scouts of America
Contact Melissa Neuhaus
Phone (563) 556-4343
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Additional Information
Take part in exciting activities focused on the Science of Levers! **Kickball** **Bean Bags** **Horseshoes** You do not need to be a current Scout to attend this fun event!

Dine-Out for Public Schools

September 19 – September 19, 2019
Start Time All Day
Location Various Area Restaurants
Event For All ages
Cost Cost of meal
Organization Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools
Contact Amy Unmacht
Phone 563-588-2700
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Additional Information
Participating restaurants will donate 10% of sales to the Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools to fund grants for Dubuque Community School District programs.

Tape Town

September 21, 2019
Start Time 10 a.m.
Location Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Event For Ages 3 to 7
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Registration required. Come on down to Tape Town for a ton of fun! Navigate our tape maze, drive around our tape speedway, play games, and make tape crafts. Perfect fun for families. Register online at www.dubuque.lib.ia.us or call the Children’s Help Desk at 563-589-4225, ext. 2228.

Dubuque Area Swimmin’ Hurricanes Team Sign Up / New Swimmer Free Trial

September 1 – February 1, 2020
Location Divine Word College
Event For Ages 5+
Cost Varies according to training level
Organization Dubuque Area Swimmin' Hurricanes
Contact Doug Collin
Phone (563) 543-1105
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Additional Information
DASH swim team sign up for the fall/winter season. Free trial offered to all new swimmers from September 9-22. Must register to participate.

Kids Take the Stage Youth Theater Classes

October 7 – November 15, 2019
RSVP By September 25, 2019
Location Bell Tower Theater, 2728 Asbury Road
Event For Grades PreK-6
Cost $55-$85/child
Organization Bell Tower Theater
Contact Miki Robinson
Phone (563) 588-3377
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Additional Information
The Bell Tower Theater is offering theater and musical theater classes for kids from pre-K to sixth grade. Classes meet once a week for 6 weeks at the Bell Tower Theater. Financial assistance is available.

Mini Book-Making Workshop

September 26, 2019
Start Time 6:30 p.m.
RSVP By September 26, 2019
Location Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Event For Ages 8 to 12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Bailey Keimig
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Make your own adorable miniature books in this fun workshop! Fill your books with doodles, give them away to a friend, or write down all of your rebellious thoughts to celebrate Banned Books Week. Register online at www.dubuque.lib.ia.us or call the Children’s Help Desk at 563-589-4225, ext. 2228.

Upcycling Trash to Treasure – School’s Out Ed-Ventures

October 4 – October 4, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m.-noon; 1-4 p.m.
RSVP By September 27, 2019
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: Half Day $30/Full Day $50; Non-Members: Half Day $35/Full Day $60
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
We’re taking recycling to another level and exploring how to upcycle! Campers will take old household items and repurpose them into useful items. In this camp, we’ll truly take a person’s trash and make it into another person’s treasure!

Baby Shark Party

September 28, 2019
Start Time 2 p.m.
Location Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Event For Ages 3 to 8
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Hannah Petersen
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Registration required. Swim on over for a fun shark party. We will sing a version of the famous shark song, make a craft, learn about sharks, and have a snack. Register online at www.dubuque.lib.ia.us or call the Children’s Help Desk at 563-589-4225, ext. 2228.

Dubuque Youth Hockey – 2019-2020 Season

October 1, 2019
RSVP By September 30, 2019
Location Mystique Community Ice Center
Event For Ages 4+
Organization Dubuque Youth Hockey Association
Contact Sarah Hill
Phone (563) 542-2934
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Additional Information
Dubuque Youth Hockey Association (DYHA) invites you to come join us for our 2019-2020 regular season. Kids ages 4 and up are encouraged to register. Regular season runs from October-February with practices and games held 1-2 times per week. Come join us on the ice!

Mustang Basketball – Youth Skills Academy

September 30 – November 4, 2019
Start Time 6 p.m.
RSVP By September 30, 2019
Location Hempstead High School
Event For Boys; Grades K-8
Cost $35
Organization Hempstead Boys Basketball
Contact Curt Deutsch
Phone (563) 552-5432
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Additional Information
Skills academy open to all boys in grades 3-8 who are interested in developing, expanding, and improving on their basketball skill level. The Mustang Boys Basketball Coaching staff as well as Varsity Basketball players will run the academy. Essential basketball fundamentals will be taught.

Clover Kids Fall Fun Fest

October 5, 2019
Start Time Noon
Location Dubuque County Extension Office; 14858 West Ridge Lane, Suite 2, Dubuque, IA 52003
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Free
Organization Dubuque County Extension Office
Contact Sarah Ludwig
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
Come create goblin snot, fake wounds, and spooky messages. Enjoy corn catapulting, pumpkin painting and more! This event is a drop by event, so feel free to stop by any time between noon-3 p.m.! No registration required. This event is free and all youth are invited to attend. Mysterious snack!

Girl Scout Discovery Night (Kennedy)

October 7, 2019
Start Time 6-7 p.m.
Location Kennedy Elementry Multipurpose Room
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Free
Organization Girl Scouts of Eastern Iowa and Western Illinois
Contact Barb Smith
Phone (563) 583-9169
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Additional Information
All girls, kindergarten and older interested in joining Girl Scouts are invited to Girl Scout Discovery Event at Kennedy Elementary Multipurpose Room on Monday, October 7, 2019, from 6-7 p.m.

Loras Basketball Duhawk Dunkers Clinic

October 19 – November 9, 2019
Start Time 8:30-10 a.m.
Location Loras College AWC
Event For Grades PreK-8
Cost $60/camper
Organization Loras College Basketball
Contact Chris Martin
Phone (563) 588-7738
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Additional Information
Saturday morning skills clinic for boys and girls in grades PreK-8, ran by the Loras Basketball coaching staff and players!

Monsters Among Us

October 31 – October 31, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m.-noon; 1-4 p.m.
RSVP By October 25, 2019
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: Half Day $30/Full Day $50; Non-Members: Half Day $35/Full Day $60
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Compare fictional monsters with the REAL monsters living in our world. What is really out in the world waiting for us – Alligators? Jellyfish? Godzilla? The Loch Ness Monster? Or maybe even a Megalodon? Let’s see what we can find!

RouteMasters Expedition – School’s Out Ed-Ventures

November 1 – November 1, 2019
Start Time 9 a.m.-noon; 1-4 p.m.
RSVP By October 25, 2019
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: Half Day $30/Full Day $50; Non-Members: Half Day $35/Full Day $60
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Come on a journey exploring different ways to transport ourselves! We’ll take a trip to the world’s shortest, steepest, scenic railway – the Fenelon Elevator (weather permitting) and hop aboard the William M. Black dredgeboat! Find out what a “RouteMaster” is and make one to take home.

Foundation for Dubuque Public School: Old Chicago Charity Night

September 2 – September 30, 2019
Start Time 6-9 p.m.
Location Old Chicago Restaurant; 3100 Dodge Street
Event For All ages
Cost Cost of meal
Organization Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools
Contact Amy Unmacht
Phone (563) 588-2700
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Additional Information
First Monday Night of each month during the school year, Old Chicago will donate 10% of net sales to the Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools to support projects and programs in the Dubuque Community School District.

MOPS Dubuque (Mothers Of Preschoolers)

September 10 – May 13, 2020
Start Time 6:30-8 p.m. (Tuesdays) or 9:30-11 a.m. (Wednesdays)
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 include engaging speakers, crafts, mentorship and mostly a chance to connect with other moms. There are two meeting opportunities for MOPS (Tuesday nights or Wednesday mornings), and childcare is available during meetings through the Hope Church childcare program.

Superpower Dogs – School’s Out Ed-Ventures

January 20 – January 20, 2020
Start Time 9 a.m.-noon; 1-4 p.m.
RSVP By January 13, 2020
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: Half Day $30/Full Day $50; Non-Members: Half Day $35/Full Day $60
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
We all know that dogs are great companions, but some dogs go a bit farther – they save lives! Based on our newest film, Superpower Dogs, we’ll explore how dogs and other animals work with their surroundings to assist us in our daily lives. Make sure to sign up for the AM session to see the movie.

Sub-Zero Survivors – School’s Out Ed-Ventures

February 7 – February 7, 2020
Start Time 9 a.m.-noon; 1-4 p.m.
RSVP By January 31, 2020
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: Half Day $30/Full Day $50; Non-Members: Half Day $35/Full Day $60
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
It’s cold outside and the water is frozen – where do all the fish go? Do fish freeze in the water? Can a shark live in Antarctica? We’ll explore what aquatic creatures do to survive the cold winters. Campers will get to experience our LIVE sharks in our Shark Touch Tank!

Super Science – School’s Out Ed-Ventues

February 7 – February 7, 2020
Start Time 9 a.m.-noon; 1-4 p.m.
RSVP By February 14, 2020
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: Half Day $30/Full Day $50; Non-Members: Half Day $35/Full Day $60
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Explore the STEM world of the Museum & Aquarium! Be prepared to get messy with experiments. The day will be full of crackling, sizzling, and bubbling fun! Younger kids will explore our newest children’s exhibit while the older kids will concoct advanced experiments.

Magic at the Museum – School’s Out Ed-Ventures

February 21 – February 21, 2020
Start Time 9 AM - noon; 1 - 4 PM
RSVP By February 14, 2020
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Members: Half Day $30/Full Day $50; Non-Members: Half Day $35/Full Day $60
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
The Museum & Aquarium is full of magic, and during this session, you’ll turn into a magician! You’ll learn some new magic tricks and experience how animals are magicians too. There will be live animal encounters and you’ll create a magic trick box to take home!