Senior High School

Halloween Night at Dubuque Chess Club

October 25, 2021
Start Time 6:00 p.m.
Location 1458 Locust St
Event For All Ages
Cost Free
Organization Dubuque Chess Club
Contact Ben Darr
Phone (563) 231-2742
Additional Information
We will learn a scary chess opening called the Halloween Gambit, and then everyone will play chess. Come in your Halloween costume! Chess club meets every Monday from 6:00-9:00, at the St. John's Episcopal Parish House, 1458 Locust St.

Rams Night Out at Panera

October 27, 2021
Start Time 4:00-8:00 p.m.
Location 3243 Kennedy Circle, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For All Ages
Organization Rams Booster Club
Contact Carrie Kremer
Phone (563) 773-8517
View Flyer
Additional Information
Order online at panerabread.com and enter code PRFUND at checkout. You can also bring this flyer or show a digital version to the cashier when ordering at the cafe to ensure the Rams Booster Club receives a portion of the proceeds.

Sustainable Upcycled DIY Series (SUDS)

October 27 – December 29, 2021
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location Carnegie Stout Public Library, 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 13-17
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
View Flyer
Additional Information
Embrace slow fashion and sustainability in this hands on workshop series. Materials are provided; however, participants may bring their own materials to upcycle if desired. Registration is required.

Zombie Makeup Workshop

October 28, 2021
Start Time 3:30 p.m.
Location Carnegie Stout Public Library, 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 13-17
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
View Flyer
Additional Information
Learn how to create a spooky zombie look using easy-to-find and inexpensive materials. Materials provided. Registration required.

Clarke University Career Highlight Visit Day

November 6, 2021
Start Time 9 a.m.
RSVP By November 3, 2021
Location 1550 Clarke Drive
Event For Grade 9-12
Cost Free
Organization Clarke University
Contact Clarke Admissions
Phone (563) 688-6316
View Flyer
Additional Information
Interested in a specific major? Visit Clarke University on November 6 for our Career Highlight Day, where you can learn about the long-term career potential associated with top programs like: Athletic Training, Education, Nursing, Physical Therapy, and Social Work

Homeschool Days

November 10, 2021
Start Time 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For All Ages
Cost $9.95 per person
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
View Flyer
Additional Information
Homeschool Days will take place at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium on the second Wednesdays in November, December, and January. Homeschool families can enjoy the River Museum at their own pace for just $9.95 per person. Experience the daily activities - no registration required.

Hawkeye Haiku Contest

November 3 – November 15, 2021
Location Virtual
Event For Grades 3-12
Cost Free
Organization University of Iowa Center for Advancement
Contact Kate Sojka
Phone (319) 467-3884
View Flyer
Additional Information
Channel your creativity towards the annual University of Iowa Hawkeye Haiku contest. This free contest is open to students in grades 3-12 and adults. Prizes for winners. Information: foriowa.org/write-now.

Family Literacy Month

November 1 – November 30, 2021
Location Every Child Reads Facebook Group https://www.facebook.com/groups/dbq.ecr
Event For All Ages
Cost $0
Organization Every Child Reads
Contact Cynthia Wehrenberg
Phone (563) 588-2700
View Flyer
Additional Information
Dubuque Community local organizations are celebrating family literacy month for the entire month of November! Attached is a flyer created to provide ideas and suggestions on how families can celebrate reading within in their own family.

Go Further Girls STEM Conference

October 21 – December 4, 2021
Start Time 9 a.m.
Location Iowa State University
Event For Girls, Grades 8-10
Cost $15-25, Scholarships available.
Organization The Program for Women in Science and Engineering, Iowa State University
Contact Sarah DuBois
Phone (515) 294-8553
View Flyer
Additional Information
In-person conference dates are Thursday, October 21 and Thursday, October 28. The cost is $25. The virtual conference is Saturday, December 4. The cost is $15. Scholarships are available.

Sewing 101

September 30, 2021
Start Time 4 p.m.-5:15 p.m.
Location Carnegie Stout Public Library, 360 W 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 10-17
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie Stout Public Library
Contact Danielle Day
Phone (563) 589-4225
View Flyer
Additional Information
Learn how to use a sewing machine and complete a simple sewing project to take home. This program is in the Maker Space on the second floor. Materials are provided.

Homeschool Days

December 8, 2021
Start Time 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For All Ages
Cost $9.95 per person
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
View Flyer
Additional Information
Homeschool Days will take place at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium on the second Wednesdays in November, December, and January. Homeschool families can enjoy the River Museum at their own pace for just $9.95 per person. Experience the daily activities - no registration required.

Teen Advisory Board

September 28 – December 28, 2021
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location Carnegie Stout Public Library, 360 W. 11th St. Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Ages 13-17
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
View Flyer
Additional Information
The Teen Advisory Board (TAB) is a way for you to have a voice at the library, participate in programs with other teens, and help others in your community. No registration required.

Homeschool Days

January 12, 2022
Start Time 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For All Ages
Cost $9.95 per person
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
View Flyer
Additional Information
Homeschool Days will take place at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium on the second Wednesdays in November, December, and January. Homeschool families can enjoy the River Museum at their own pace for just $9.95 per person. Experience the daily activities - no registration required.

Teen Night

September 21 – June 7, 2022
Start Time 5:30-7:30
Location Multicultural Family Center 1157 Central Ave. Dubuque
Event For Grades 8-12
Cost Free
Organization Multicultural Family Center
Contact Tessie Strohm
Phone (563) 582-3681
View Flyer
Additional Information
Join us Tuesday evenings for dinner and activities! The MFC is the place for teens (13+) to hang out and interact in a safe, fun environment that promotes unity among diversity and empowers youth to reach their potential. FREE program. Pre-registration is NOT required.