Washington Middle School

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra Holiday Family Concert

December 3, 2022
Start Time 1:00 p.m.
Location Five Flags Theater
Event For families of all ages
Cost $14 (ages 12 & under) $24 (13 and up)
Organization Dubuque Symphony Orchestra
Contact Kathleen Hoeper
Phone (563) 557-1677
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Additional Information
The DSO Holiday FAMILY concert features a 1 hour program of kid-friendly holiday music and sing-along tunes! The orchestra is joined by vocalist Katie Richter, the Dubuque Chorale Children’s Choir and members of the Heartland Ballet Company in an enchanting combination of familiar holiday favorites.

Pokémon Club

September 7 – December 7, 2022
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Ages 6-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Emily Bartley
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Meet other trainers at Pokémon club! Trading card game, Nintendo DS, and Pokémon Go gamers are all welcome. We meet the first Wednesday of the month at 5:30pm. Registration is required.

Homeschool Days – River Museum

December 8, 2022
Start Time 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For All Grade Levels
Cost $9.95 per person
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Homeschool Days will take place at the River Museum on the second Thursdays in October, November, December, January, and February. 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 Santa’s Workshop

December 12, 2022
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Ages 10-17
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Beat the holiday rush by preparing gifts early! Create cards, ornaments, crafts, and gift bags for your favorite people. Materials provided.

Minecraft Mania

September 14 – December 14, 2022
Start Time 4:30 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Ages 7-14
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Whether or not you’re a Minecraft whiz, sign up for this game-playing night to test your skills and build away! Registration is required

Beyond the Book Club

September 22 – December 15, 2022
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 9-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Read a new title each month and meet up for discussion and a activity related to the book. Register and pick up books at the Children's Help Desk.

Let’s Play Roblox

September 12 – December 19, 2022
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Ages 10-15
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Each month, participants will play a different game. Play with other Roblox enthusiasts and tackle fun challenges together. If you have never played Roblox before, you will need to have your parent/guardian set up your account before the program. Registration is required

Pokémon League

September 21 – December 21, 2022
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Ages 10-17
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Emily Bartley
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Pokémon League is for more advanced trainers to get together and have some fun! You can learn game basics and get the feel for competitive play. We meet the third Wednesday of the month. Registration is required.

Middle School Holiday Hoops Girls Basketball Camp

December 28 – December 30, 2022
Start Time 11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.PM
Location Hempstead High School- Moody Gymnasium
Event For Middle School Girl Basketball Players
Cost 20$
Organization Hempstead Girls Basketball
Contact Ryan Rush
Phone (507) 217-2054
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Additional Information
Come and learn important basketball skills from the coaching staff and players of the Hempstead High School girls basketball program. Each day we will focus on a different skill that is vital to be successful in high school basketball.

It’s Sew Me! Cross Stitch

December 27, 2022
Start Time 1 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Ages 8-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Create your own cross-stitched journal cover from the "It's Sew Me!" book. Practice cross-stitch skills and brainstorm ideas and patterns using activity pages from the book. Participants will leave with their own copy of the book.

LEGO Gear Bots

December 28, 2022
Start Time 1 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Ages 8-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Using our LEGO Gear Bots book, learn about cams, cranks, axels, and other mechanical engineering by building fun LEGO creations.

Boredom Busters

December 29, 2022
Start Time 1 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Ages 7-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Wondering what to do over winter break? Are you into art, science, or building? The Carnegie-Stout Public Library has a kit for you! We will make time fly with these fun activity kits that you get to keep. Registration Required.

Crescent Community Health Center

April 1 – December 31, 2022
Start Time 8 a.m.- 5 p.m.
Location 1690 Elm St
Event For All ages
Cost We take most insurances, including Medicaid, and offer a sliding fee discount scale.
Organization Crescent Community Health Center
Contact Brooke Gomez
Phone (563) 690-2873
Website crescentchc.org
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Additional Information
Crescent QuickCare is a walk-in acute care clinic open M-F from 8a-5p. We treat fevers, sore throat, cough, earaches and more! COVID testing and vaccines are available daily.

Winter Bookmarks

December 1 – December 31, 2022
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For All ages.
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
'Tis the season to cozy up with a good book! Stop by the Children's department to make your own winter themed bookmark during December.

Public Skate/Stick & Puck Drop Hockey December Dates

December 1 – December 31, 2022
Location Dubuque Ice Arena
Event For All Ages Welcome
Cost Adults $7 and 12 & Under $5; Skate Rental $3
Organization DRA
Contact Diana Schulz
Phone (563) 585-3000
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Additional Information
Public Skate or Stick & Puck Drop Hockey Dates available for open skate at the Dubuque Ice Arena.

Ice Skating Classes

January 3 – February 14, 2022
Start Time 6:30 p.m.
RSVP By January 1, 2022
Location Dubuque Ice Arena 1800 Admiral Sheehy Drive Dubuque, Iowa 52001
Event For Preschool-8th Grade
Cost $83.00
Organization Theisen's Learn to Skate
Contact Rebecca Menzynski
Phone (563) 275-6576
Website dbqskating.org
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Additional Information
Give the gift of ice skating this holiday season as we glide into the new year. Skating with friends and family builds wonderful memories to cherish for years to come. All new and returning skaters ages 3 and up are welcome to register for group class instruction on Tuesday and/or Saturday classes.

We Need You!

Location Online
Event For All Parents and Guardians
Cost Free
Organization Four Oaks Family Connections
Contact Liz Estilow
Phone (703) 201-7584
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Additional Information
Four Oaks Family Connections wants to reach out to all Parents and Guardians in Dubuque County. We are in great need of Foster and Adoptive Families throughout Dubuque County.

FASST Winter Track Club

January 8 – February 26, 2023
Start Time 5:00 p.m.
RSVP By January 6, 2023
Location University of Dubuque A.Y. McDonald Indoor Track
Event For All ages - elementary, middle, high school students
Cost Youth (K-5) $100; Middle School (6-8) $125; High School (9-12) $150
Organization FASST Track Club
Contact Melissa Gunnelson
Phone (563) 580-6066
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Additional Information
Winter indoor track club

Homeschool Days – River Museum

January 12, 2023
Start Time 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For All Grade Levels
Cost $9.95 per person
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Homeschool Days will take place at the River Museum on the second Thursdays in October, November, December, January, and February. Homeschool families can enjoy the River Museum at their own pace for just $9.95 per person. Experience the daily activities - no registration required.

UD Softball MLK Day Camp

January 16 – January 16, 2022
Start Time 7:30 a.m.
RSVP By January 15, 2022
Location Veterans Memorial Training Center- University of Dubuque
Event For Youth camp- 3rd grade- 8th grade. High school camp- High school students
Cost $40
Organization University of Dubuque Softball
Contact Callie Dutton
Phone (815) 685-5962
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Additional Information
University of Dubuque softball team is hosting a youth camp and a high school camp for young players to have the opportunity to show off their skills, learn from the coaches of the program, and meet the girls that are a part of the team.

Telehealth Powerful Tools for Caregivers of Children with Special Health and Behavioral Needs

February 2 – March 9, 2023
Start Time 9:30 a.m.
RSVP By January 31, 2023
Location Virtual via Zoom
Event For Family caregivers of children with special health and behavioral needs
Cost $40 - Financial scholarships available upon request
Organization Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
Contact Malisa Rader
Phone (515) 708-0622
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Additional Information
Are you a caregiver of a child with special health and behavioral needs looking for some educational tools to help you in your caregiving role? PTC is designed to provide you with the tools to take care of yourself while caring for any age child with special health or behavioral needs.

Homeschool Days – River Museum

February 9, 2023
Start Time 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m.
Location National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Event For All Grade Levels
Cost $9.95 per person
Organization National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium
Contact Melissa Wersinger
Phone (563) 557-9545
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Additional Information
Homeschool Days will take place at the River Museum on the second Thursdays in October, November, December, January, and February. Homeschool families can enjoy the River Museum at their own pace for just $9.95 per person. Experience the daily activities - no registration required.

Brainfuse – Free Online Tutoring

September 1 – May 31, 2023
Location Online
Event For K-12 and Adults
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Youth Services
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Online homework help, test prep, paper reviews, and live tutoring sessions are available with Brainfuse HelpNow. Access these resources from anywhere with your Dubuque resident library card or at the library.