Washington Middle School

Ice Skating Classes

February 24 – April 13, 2024
Start Time 8:30 a.m.
RSVP By February 22, 2024
Location IMON ARENA 1800 Admiral Sheehy Dr, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For All Dubuque Community Schoools Pre-K - High School
Cost $83.00
Organization Dubuque Learn to Skate
Contact Rebecca Menzynski
Phone (563) 275-6576
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Additional Information
Spring ice skating is here! Our action-packed themed classes are ready to celebrate spring’s arrival. Come watch your skater build confidence, discipline, and courage as they glide through the levels with our professionally accredited program.

Book Page Roses

February 27, 2024
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 12-18
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Upcycle old book pages into a stunning bouquet of flowers. These simply book page roses are sure to make a lasting impression for that special someone.

High School and Middle School Mountain Bike Race Team

March 3 – March 3, 2024
Start Time 3:00
RSVP By February 28, 2024
Location 1000 Jackson St Suite 1
Event For High school and middle school boys and girls
Cost Free
Organization DBQ Scholastic Racing
Contact Tavis Virtue
Phone (653) 542-4434
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Additional Information
This event is our preseason party. We will discuss what the race and practice schedule will be. What’s expected of the racers. We do have opportunities to get bikes for use for those who don’t already have a mountain bike.

Art Adventure Scavenger Hunt

February 1 – February 29, 2024
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For All Ages
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Bailey Keimig-Gehrke
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Celebrate Black History Month and the iconic, groundbreaking art of Jean-Michel Basquiat with an artsy scavenger hunt through out the library! Find 10 of his painting hidden in the children's section of the library and you could earn a small prize.

Auditions and Crew-Sign Up for Our High School Show, Urinetown

March 1 – March 2, 2024
Location Bell Tower Theater, 2728 Asbury Rd, Dubuque
Event For 8th through 12th grades
Cost Free
Organization Bell Tower Theater
Contact Miki Robinson
Phone (563) 588-3377
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Additional Information
The Bell Tower Theater's 11th-annual High School Show, Urinetown will hold auditions and Crew Sign Up on March 1 & 2. Open to all kids in 8th-12th grades, this program is free to all participants.

Bat Wingding

March 3, 2024
Start Time 1 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For All ages
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Emily Bartley
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Let’s celebrate bats and learn how these helpful pollinators play a vital role in our local ecology. All are welcome to attend, but children must be accompanied by an adult. In cooperation with DBQ County Conservation, DBQ Metropolitan Solid Waste Authority, Loras College, & the River Museum.

Farmcraft

March 4 – April 20, 2024
RSVP By March 3, 2024
Location Dubuque Esports League, 3220 Dodge Street, Suite 109, Dubuque, IA 52003
Event For 4th-8th grade students
Cost $125.00/Members: $112.00 (Scholarships available)
Organization Dubuque Esports League
Contact Jaylee Keller
Phone (563) 241-5690
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Additional Information
Our season will kick off on March 4. The participants are presented with specific challenges throughout the season that teach the lesson objectives. The 1st place team will be showcased on the NASEF/DEL websites, and get official Farmcraft® certificates & $500 Amazon gift card.

Go Further Girls STEM Conference

March 26 – April 6, 2024
Start Time 9:00 a.m.
Location ISU
Event For 8th-10th grade
Cost $25
Organization WiSE: Program for Women in Science and Engineering
Contact WiSE: Program for Women in Science and Engineering
Phone (515) 294-5814
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Additional Information
ISU Student Role Models presents 4 STEM Exploration camps per semester that provides experiences into different fields of STEM for 8th to 10th grade students. Each camp is led by Iowa State University students who are currently studying each specific field. *This is not a school sponsored event*

Summer Softball Registration

January 15 – March 15, 2024
Location www.dgilsoftball.com
Event For PreK - 8th grade girls
Organization DGIL
Contact Jenni Ruffridge or Tim Kelly
Phone (563) 599-7317
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Additional Information
DGIL - Summer Softball Registration

Kids Take the Stage Spring Break Classes

March 11 – March 15, 2024
RSVP By March 1, 2024
Location Bell Tower Theater, 2728 Asbury Rd, Dubuque
Event For 3rd through 8th grades
Cost $65
Organization Bell Tower Theater
Contact Miki Robinson
Phone (563) 588-3377
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Additional Information
The Bell Tower Theater will offer 2 brand new theater classes for the week of Spring Break. Classes will meet for 1 hour per day Monday through Friday. Financial assistance is available.

Dubuque PONY League Baseball Registration

January 22 – March 18, 2024
Location Register online at dbqpony.org. Baseball games are in Dubuque.
Event For All children ages 4 through 14
Cost $70-$130 (based on age division)
Organization Dubuque PONY League Baseball
Contact Dan Stinemates
Phone (563) 663-3959
Website dbqpony.org
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Additional Information
Registration for the 2024 baseball season is now open at dbqpony.org! Registration closes on February 26 for 14U division and March 18 for all lower divisions. All kids in the tri-state area ages 4-14 are eligible to participate. Baseball season will be April through end of June.

Middle School Cheer Clinic

April 8, 2024
Start Time 3:30p.m.- 8:00 p.m.PM
RSVP By March 29, 2024
Location Hempstead High School - North Gym
Event For Grades 6-8
Cost $40
Organization Hempstead Cheerleading
Contact Mandy Enke
Phone (563) 552-5208
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Additional Information
Learn the fundamentals of high school cheerleading including, cheers, jumps, band dances and basic stunting.

Drop-in Craft: Magic Art Cubes

March 1 – March 31, 2024
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 12-18
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Prepare to be mesmerized in the Teen Zone when you build a magic art cube! This artistic take on the Rubik’s Cube can be totally customized to suit your unique personality.

Growing Sustainable Communities Conference

April 23 – April 24, 2024
RSVP By April 1, 2024
Location The Grand River Center, 500 Bell St.
Event For Middle and High School Students
Cost Free
Organization Crescent Electric
Contact Molly Urbain
Phone (563) 589-4110
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Additional Information
Art created by students will be showcased at the conference to promote awareness on environmental issues. The event offers a variety of speakers presenting information and participating in interactive sessions. The focus will be on fostering sustainable communities through environmental initiatives.

Puppets!

February 21 – April 3, 2024
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 8-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Lora LoBianco
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Come to the library to make puppets on February 21st. On March 27th we will learn how to use puppets to put on a puppet show. Then, April 3, practice your puppet show for the first half, then you parents join us during the 2nd half to be the audience. You may attend one, two, or all three programs.

Pokémon Club

January 3 – April 3, 2024
Start Time 5:30
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
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
Hang out with other trainers and Read, Trade, Learn, Create, and Play all things Pokémon.

Minecraft Mania

January 10 – April 10, 2024
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52002
Event For Ages 7-14
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact IT
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!

TCG – Trading Card Game League

January 17 – April 17, 2024
Start Time 5:30 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
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
TCG League is a way for more advanced trading card game players to get together and have some fun. Pokémon, Yu-Gi-Oh, Digimon, Magic, or whatever TCG you play – bring your cards, learn game basics, and get the feel for competitive play. Registration preferred but not required.

Creative Drama Games

January 25 – April 18, 2024
Start Time 4 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 9-14
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact AmeriCorps
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
In this fun, high-energy workshop, participants will play a series of drama-based games designed to inspire creativity, confidence, and collaboration. No theatre experience needed, just bring yourself and be ready to play!

LEGO Challenge

January 20 – April 20, 2024
Start Time 10 a.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 4-12
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact AmeriCorps
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Calling all LEGO fans! Come to the library to build, create, and have fun. The library provides the LEGO and you provide the know-how! Donations of LEGO are appreciated.

Family Book Bingo

January 20 – April 20, 2024
Start Time 2 p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Families
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact AmeriCorps
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Grab your family and try your luck at book bingo! We have great hardcover and paperback book prizes for kids.

Beyond the Book Club

January 18 – April 25, 2024
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.

Teen Advisory Group – Teen Hangout

January 30 – April 30, 2024
Start Time 5:15p.m.
Location 360 West 11th Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
Event For Ages 12-18
Cost Free
Organization Carnegie-Stout Public Library
Contact Haidee Cardoso
Phone (563) 589-4225
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Additional Information
Games, crafts, and more! Explore a craft or activity while providing feedback on making the library a welcoming place for teens. Questions? Call Haidee at (563) 589-4225, ext. 2248.

Dubuque Judo Club Registration

September 28 – May 1, 2024
Location University of Dubuque Stoltz Sport Center - 1050 McCormick Street
Event For All students K-12
Cost 1st three classes are free then $50 semester
Organization Dubuque Judo Club
Contact Jeff Lang
Phone (563) 599-8389
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Additional Information
Dubuque Judo Club Registration

Free Tutoring

October 2 – May 31, 2023
Start Time 3:00-5:00pm
Location 1157 Central Ave, Dubuque IA 52001
Event For Middle and High School Students
Cost FREE
Organization Multicultural Family Cener
Contact Bailey Galle
Phone (563) 582-3681
Website www.mfcdbq.org
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Additional Information
Tutoring in all subjects available to grades 6-12 Middle School- Monday & Wednesday from 3:30-5 High School- Tuesday & Thursday from 3:30-5

Summer Camp at Camp Bear Creek

June 16 – July 26, 2024
Location Camp Bear Creek, 9106 42nd Ave., Wyoming, IA 52362
Event For Elementary, Middle, and High School Students
Cost Pricing is based on program & tier selected
Organization Camp Bear Creek
Contact Stacie Hoppman
Phone (563) 488-3893
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Additional Information
Camp Bear Creek is a Christian Summer Camp located in Wyoming, Iowa, just 45 minutes from Marion! We offer partial and week-long sleep away camps for kids in grades K-12. Join us for general camp programs or choose a specialty camp like Music, Arts, & Drama, Sports, Water Adventures, and more!