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City Expo

October 17, 2019
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location Five Flags Center - 405 Main Street
Event For All Ages
Cost Free
Organization City of Dubuque
Contact Kelli Buchenau
Phone (563) 690-6062
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Additional Information
Join the City of Dubuque for City Expo 2019! We are proud to serve our residents and would love the opportunity to showcase the great things that are happening in our community! We are an All-America City and we invite you to join us to celebrate. Complimentary food provided.

Hills & Dales Halloween Harvest

October 19, 2019
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location Kennedy Mall
Event For Grades PreK-5
Cost $5/child
Organization Hills & Dales
Contact Wendy Sweeney
Phone (563) 556-7878
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Additional Information
Trick or Treat event, Costume contest with prizes, door prizes, dance party, family fun, ghoulish games area. Funds raised benefit Hills & Dales

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!

Dubuque City-Wide Cub Scout Join Night

October 24, 2019
Start Time 6-7 p.m.
Location Holy Trinity Lutheran Church Living Faith Center
Event For Grades K-5
Organization BSA Northeast Iowa Council
Contact Sarah Brimeyer
Phone (563) 556-4343
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Additional Information
Hear what the Cub Scout program is all about! Boys and girls from any school are welcome to attend the sign-up night with an adult to get pertinent information about joining a Cub Scout Pack.

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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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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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.

Grades K-5 Mini-Mustang Cheer Camp

November 3 – November 3, 2019
Start Time 1 p.m.
RSVP By October 24, 2019
Location Hempstead High School
Event For Grades K-5
Cost $35
Organization Hempstead Cheerleading
Contact Mandy Enke
Phone (563) 552-5208
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Learn the fundamentals of cheerleading at Hempstead's Mini Mustang Cheer Camp! Cheers, jumps, dance and stunts!

Mad Scientist Party

October 27 – October 27, 2019
Start Time 4-6 p.m.
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For Grades PreK-8
Cost $5/non-members 3 years or older; $4/members 3 years or older
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
Additional Information
The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium's annual Mad Scientist Party & Trick-or-Treat event features trick-or-treating through the Wetland and onto the William M. Black, live animal programs, science experiments, and face painting. Costumes encouraged - snacks and drinks available to purchase.

Dubuque Wrestling Club Free Open House

November 11, 2019
Start Time 6 p.m.
Location Loras College Wrestling Room (2nd floor of the Graber Center)
Event For Grades K-8, boys and girls
Cost Free
Organization Dubuque Wrestling Club
Contact Mark Schultz
Phone (563) 581-7741
Additional Information
Come check out what wrestling is all about at our free open house! We will be showing wrestling moves, playing games, and discussing the benefits of our great sport!

Carnival of Chemistry

November 16, 2019
Start Time 1 p.m.
Location Loras College
Event For Grades K-5
Cost Free
Organization Loras College Chemistry Program
Contact Christina Edwards
Phone (319) 541-9032
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Additional Information
The Chemistry Program and ACS Chemistry Club at Loras College will be hosting an outreach event called the Carnival of Chemistry on November 16 from 1-4 p.m. in the St. Joseph Hall of Science. This event includes fun hands on activities, and It's Not Magic.... It's Chemistry Show!

Jungle Book

November 17, 2019
Start Time 2 p.m.
Location University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque
Event For Grades K-5
Cost $9/child
Organization University of Dubuque Heritage Center
Contact Farber Box Office
Phone (563) 585-7469
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Eye-popping video, shadow-play, and original music will transport you from the urban jungle to relive Mowgli’s childhood in the jungles of India. With Baloo the bear, Bagheera the panther, and more, Jungle Book brings beloved characters to life in a way you’ve never seen before.

Spartan Soccer Mini Kickers Camp 2019

November 20 – January 9, 2020
Location Veteran's Memorial Training Center, University of Dubuque Campus
Event For Ages 3-6 and 7-10
Cost $25
Organization University of Dubuque Women's Soccer
Contact Jason Berna
Phone (563) 580-6363
Additional Information
University of Dubuque Women's Soccer presents our Mini Kickers Camp for the 2019-2020 season. Each camp is led by UD Women's Soccer coaching staff and current team players. Our goal is to focus on fun while teaching the fundamentals of soccer.

A Christmas Carol, Kids Edition

December 8, 2019
Start Time 2 p.m.
Location University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St., Dubuque
Event For Grades K-5
Cost $9/child
Organization University of Dubuque Heritage Center
Contact Farber Box Office
Phone (563) 585-7469
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Perhaps the best loved holiday story of all time, our musical adaptation of Dickens’ classic is particularly suited to children. Watch Mr. Scrooge have a change of heart as he is visited by the ghosts of Christmas. All the joy, sentiment, and meaning are here, without being too scary.

Loras Womens Basketball Kids Night Out

December 13, 2019
Start Time 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Location Loras College, Graber Sports Center
Event For Grades PreK-6
Cost $20 ($35 for two siblings, $50 for three siblings)
Organization Loras College
Contact Justin Heinzen
Phone (563) 588-7947
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Additional Information
Enjoy a fun night playing games and hanging out with the Duhawk women's basketball players!

4-H Schools Out Day Camps

October 4 – December 30, 2019
Location Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Event For Elementary Students
Cost $20
Organization Iowa State Extension and Outreach, Dubuque County
Contact Leah
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
School's Out Day Camps are fun, educational camps. Throughout the day, the youth will engage in several hands on activities in small groups. Snacks will be provided.

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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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.

Pinocchio

January 25, 2020
Start Time 10: a.m. and 2 p.m.
Location University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque
Event For Grades K-8
Cost $9/child
Organization University of Dubuque Heritage Center
Contact Farber Box Office
Phone (563) 585-7469
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An original adaptation of Pinocchio featuring a cast of local youth. Geppetto fashioned the puppet in the image of a small boy but was not aware that the wood had come from an enchanted tree. Join Pinocchio as he learns there are no shortcuts on the road to becoming a real, live boy.

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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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!

The Princess and the Pea

February 9, 2020
Start Time 2 p.m.
Location University of Dubuque Heritage Center, 2255 Bennett St, Dubuque
Event For Grades PreK-4
Cost $9/child
Organization University of Dubuque Heritage Center
Contact Farber Box Office
Phone (563) 585-7469
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What does it take to be a princess? Bravery? Kindness? Or does figuring out your royal stature have a more legume kind of nature? Find out what happens when you put “princess-ness” to the test. We’ll give you a hint – being a princess isn’t about this or that, being YOU is where it's at!

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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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!