Washington Middle 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.

Junior Mustang Wrestling Club

October 26, 2021
Location Hempstead High School- Wrestling Room
Event For Grades PreK-8
Cost $100
Organization Junior Mustang Wrestling Club
Contact Adam Gottschalk
Phone (563) 564-6926
View Flyer
Additional Information
Beginner and Advanced Wrestling Youth Club

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.

Ice Skating Classes

October 30 – December 11, 2021
Start Time 8:30 a.m.
RSVP By October 19, 2021
Location Mystique Community Ice Center 1800 Admiral Sheehy Dr. Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Grades PreK-8
Cost $80.00
Organization Theisen's Learn to Skate
Contact Rebecca Menzynski
Phone (563) 275-6576
View Flyer
Additional Information
Fall and winter ice skating have arrived. Time to dust off your skates and head to the ice rink. Join us as we glide into December with our next 6 week learn tp skate session. All new and returning skaters ages 3 and up are welcome to register for group class instruction on Tuesday and/or Saturday.

Dubuque County 4-H

October 6, 2021
Location Dubuque County 4-H
Event For Grades K-8
Cost Free
Organization Dubuque County 4-H
Contact Georgia Miller
Phone (563) 583-6496
View Flyer
Additional Information
This flyer does not advertise an event, but rather is explains what 4-H is, and where students can get more information if they are interested in joining 4-H.

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.

Beyond the Book Club

October 13 – December 8, 2021
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location Carnegie Stout Public Library, 360 W. 11th St. Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Ages 9-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie Stout Public Library
Contact Bailey Keimig
Phone (563) 589-4225
View Flyer
Additional Information
Read a new title each month and then meet up for book discussion and a unique activity related to the book. Please register and pick up your free book at the Children's Help Desk.

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.

Middle School Holiday Basketball Skills Camp

December 27, 2021
Start Time 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
RSVP By December 1, 2021
Location Moody Gymnasium
Event For Girls, Grades 6-8
Cost 25$
Organization Hempstead Women's Basketball
Contact Ryan Rush
Phone (507) 217-2054
View Flyer
Additional Information
Hempstead High School is hosting a Middle School Girls basketball skill hour. This camp will be run by the Hempstead women's basketball coaching staff and some high school athletes. This camp will focus on the basketball fundamentals of dribbling, passing, pivoting and shooting. Come have fun!

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.