Roosevelt Middle School

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.

Girls in Aviation Day

October 5 – October 5, 2019
Start Time 1-4 p.m.
RSVP By September 23, 2019
Location University of Dubuque Babka Flight Center, 10656 Airport Road, Dubuque, IA 52003
Event For Girls is Grades 5-8
Cost Free - With Required Reservation
Organization Wome in Aviation - Univ. of Dubuque Chapter
Contact Polly Kadolph
Phone (563) 589-3120
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Additional Information
The Women in Aviation - University of Dubuque Chapter will host a Girls in Aviation Day Event to encourage 5th-8th grade girls to consider careers in the aviation industry. We will have a series of interactive activities: visit an aircraft cockpit, learn about flight instruments, fly a simulator!

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 or call the Children’s Help Desk at 563-589-4225, ext. 2228.

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.

Dubuque County 4-H

October 1, 2019
Location Dubuque County
Event For Grades 4-12
Cost $35 per year
Organization Dubuque County 4-H and Dubuque County Extension Office
Contact Sarah Ludwig
Phone (563) 583-6496
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Additional Information
Dubuque County 4-H is a youth development program that focuses on Healthy Living, STEM, Communication and the Arts, and Leadership and Civic Engagement. 4-H is a year round program so there isn't a start or end date.

Kids Expo

October 5 – October 5, 2019
Start Time 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location Grand River Center, 500 Bell Street
Event For All ages
Cost Free
Organization Dubuque County Early Childhood
Contact Abbey Degenhardt
Phone (563) 588-1620
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Additional Information
Family Resource Fun Fair - This FREE event has over 50 booths of information for families with children of all ages. Activities include: Balloon Artist, Photo Booth, Crafts & Games, Large Inflatables and more!

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!

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.


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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Additional Information
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.