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Monday January 21st
The Beatles vs. The Stones – A Musical Showdown comes to the Five Flags Theater. Tickets are $35 -$65 and may be purchased by phone at 1- 800-745-3000, the Theatre Box Office. or online at ticketmaster.com. (The Beatles represented by tribute band Abbey Road – Rolling Stones by tribute band Satisfaction)
Tuesday January 22nd
The Highland Nursing Student Organization will hold a blood drive from 9 a.m. to
2 p.m. on Tuesday, January 22 at the Ray and Betty Stamm Health Science Nursing Wing in building N located at Highland Community College, 2998 W. Pearl City Rd., Freeport, Ill.
Representatives from the American Red Cross will be on hand for the blood drive. Save up to 15 minutes in wait time to donate by using the RapidPass. Visit redcrossblood.org/RapidPass. For an appointment call 800-733-2767 or visit redcrossblood.org. Use parking lot D at the College for entrance to Building N.
Thursday January 24th
A Blood Drive will be held from 11:30 till 3pm at Hills and Dales Residential Center, 1011 Davis Street. Please bring a photo ID. To sign up please call Deanne at (563) 556-7878 or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org. Walk-Ins also welcome. (Everyone who comes to give blood will receive a voucher to redeem a limited-edition T-shirt)
Dubuque Lutheran School is holding an Open House and Social for families to tour the school and meet with teachers from 6pm-7pm. The school is located at 2145 JFK Road. (Call Karen with questions at (563) 543-9502.)
Friday January 25th
Mentor Dubuque will host Trivia Night at 7pm at the Juliet Event Center (former KC Hal) at 781 Locust Street. Registration starts at 6:30pm and trivia starts at 7:00pm. (Teams up to 10 members)
Speaker Tom Lo Guidice will present the talk: “Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. In Iowa: A Message for Today” coinciding with the new exhibit opening at The Dubuque Museum of Art. Join them from 12:15 till 1pm. You are invited to bring a sack lunch. Presented in partnership with Dubuque NAACP.
St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays Free Artist Series is held at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church 1199 Main from 12:05 till 1pm. Coffee & desserts follow in Fellowship Hall. Donations accepted for People In Need & church’s Jesus Fund.
Saturday January 26th
The Winter Arts In The Park Snow Sculpting Competition will be held in Washington Park from noon -4pm. Come to see and vote for pro & student teams for People’s Choice and Best in Snow. Everyone is also invited to try their hand at snow sculpting in the community/family area. Materials and tools will be available on site. (Snow Sculpting teams can be observed creating their outdoor masterpieces beginning January 23rd up until the celebration on the 26th)
Missoula Children’s Theatre presents an original adaptation of the classic fairy tale Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs at 10am featuring a cast of local youth. There are 2 performances today 10:00am and 2:00pm. Tickets can be purchased at the University of Dubuque Farber Box Office: 2255 Bennett St, by calling (563) 585-7469 or online at dbq.edu/heritagecenter
The Platteville Driftbusters Snowmobile Club is hosting their 10th annual Radar Run and Cancer Fundraiser starting at 11:00am at The BARn at 6935 Moundview Road Platteville Wisconsin. For info call Jeremy (608) 778- 8531, visit plattevilledriftbusters.com or see them on Facebook.
Monday January 28th
Join Resources Unite on January 28th at the University of Dubuque for our annual candy cane bombing event. We will be meeting in Steffens Hall within the Myers building at 6pm to assemble more than 1,000 candy canes that include a note about the free resources we provide to the community and a freebie from a local business.
Friday February 1st
The Femmes of Rock starring Bella Strings will perform at 7:30pm at the University of Dubuque Heritage Center. All-new arrangements, original material, a live rock band and more. can be expected in this high-energy show. Tickets available at the Farber Box Office, online at dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/ or call 563) 585-7469
Babies and their caregivers are welcome to participate in a 30-minute tour of the Dubuque Museum of Art exhibitions, focused on shapes, colors and textures. Tour starts at 9am. Baby and Me tours are offered every month. Advance registration required. Register by calling the museum. (563) 557-1851.
Toddlers ages 3-5, accompanied by a parent or grandparent, are invited to the Dubquue Museum of Art to create art at 2pm. Tuition is $3 per child per session. All supplies are furnished. Please call Margaret at (563) 557- 1851 Monday-Friday, or email email@example.com to enroll a student. You must register by noon the day before.
The 2019 American Cancer Society Relay for Life Community Kick-off Celebration will be held at the Roshek Building at 5:30pm. For more information contact the ACS at (888) 266-2071.
Saturday February 23rd
The Great River Wind Symphony will present its yearly concert in the John and Alice Butler Hall at 7:30pm. The 100-member wind symphony is comprised of musicians from the University of Dubuque, Clarke University, and Loras College. The ensemble performs both standard and contemporary wind literature
Through Thursday, February 28th
Registration for Dubuque Girls Independent League Softball is going on through Thursday, February 28th. To register visit www.dgilsoftball.com. Leagues start at 4 year olds through 8th grade and there are also opportunities for coaches and umpires. For more information email Christine McAllister at firstname.lastname@example.org or call Jenni at 563.588.1982.
Saturday March 23rd
A Benefit for Becky Spillane will be held starting at 2pm at the New Galena ARC located at 11084 Hwy 20 W. Proceeds will help with medical bills.