A List of Tri State Happenings

Tri State Happenings/WJOD

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Friday March 15th

St Clement’s Parish in Bankston will host a Fish Fry from 4pm till 8pm serving Deep Fried or Baked Icelandic Fish. Dinner is $13 for adults and $6 for ages 5 to 10. Carry-outs will be available.

St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays Free 2019 Artist Series is held at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church 1199 Main Street at 12:05pm. Coffee & desserts follow in Fellowship Hall. Donations accepted for People In Need & church’s Jesus Fund. (Performers: Marcia Martin, Bassoon; Marcus De Jesus, guitar).

Saturday March 16th

The Menominee-Dunleith Fire Department is holding their annual Dance and Trivia Night at the Taste Country Roadhouse in Menominee. Trivia registration starts at 5:30pm and trivia begins at 6:30pm. The dance follows at 8:00pm with music from The Wundos.

Northeast Iowa Council Boy Scouts’ “Scouting for Food” will take place from 9:00am till 12:30pm. The Scouts will be collecting food for the less fortunate in our community. To participate, leave non-perishable food items on your door step for scouts to pick up.

The Heartland Ballet will celebrate the 51st year of its parent company Dubuque City Youth Ballet by presenting two new works. A new, original interpretation of the ballet Firebird and an original contemporary work which will feature the versatile, classically trained dancers of the company. Showtime is 7:30pm. Tickets at $20 for adults and $12 for ages 18 and under. Tickets and other show times at thegrandoperahouse.com.

Sunday March 17th

An Irish Breakfast and Mass will be held at St. Patrick’s Garryowen in Bernard Iowa. Irish Melody provided by area singers and musicians beginning at 9:30 with mass at 10:00. All you can eat Old Fashioned Breakfast serving from 7:30am to Noon.

The Heartland Ballet will celebrate the 51st year of its parent company Dubuque City Youth Ballet from 2pm till 4:30pm by presenting two new works. A new, original interpretation of the ballet Firebird and an original contemporary work which will feature the versatile, classically trained dancers of the company. Tickets at $20 for adults and $12 for ages 18 and under. Tickets and other show times at thegrandoperahouse.com.

Tuesday March 19th

St. Paul Lutheran Church, 411 W. Catlin St. in Elizabeth, IL is having a Pancake Supper from 4:30pm till 7:30pm. A donation of $6 for adults and $3 for children under 12 is suggested. Carry outs available.

Wednesday March 20th

Beckman Catholic High School will have a Free Senior Citizen Matinee Performance of their upcoming production “Once Upon a Mattress” at 2pm. Freewill donations accepted. (Upcoming shows are at Friday 3/22 and Saturday3/23 at 7:30pm and Sunday 3/24 at 3:00pm.Tickets sold in advance are $10 online at showtix4u .com or call (563) 875-7188)

Thursday March 21st

Carnegie-Stout Public Library welcomes the dynamic singing sensation, Jillann Gabrielle, as she performs her original one-woman musical Joan & Bette, Bette & Joan. The event will be held Thursday, March 21, 2019 from 6:00 to 7:30 p.m. in Aigler Auditorium.  563-589-4225, or visit the Library’s website, www.dubuque.lib.ia.us.

Dubuque County Conservation and their consultants, RDG Planning and Design, have been developing a long-term strategic plan to help guide decisions related to the county’s parks, trails, and open spaces. The public is invited from 11:30am till 1:30pm to the Multicultural Family, Center 1157 Central Avenue and provide feedback on the draft vision, mission, and guiding principles

New York Times Bestselling Authors of “Getting Back to Happy”, Marc and Angel Chernoff will be the guest speakers for the “You Inspire Me” Speaker Series held at 6:00pm at the Hotel Julien Grande Ballroom. Admission is free.

Friday March 22nd

St. John the Baptist in Peosta Fish Fry 4:30 till 8 in Shannon Hall. Adults $12, Ages 5-12 $6. Carryouts available.

Horizon Lanes in Bellevue, Iowa will host a party from 6pm till 10pm honoring the memory of Luke Thielen with Live Music donated by Eric Weimerskirch & Friends. A Silent Auction begins at 6:00pm and Live Auction begins at 9:00pm benefiting the American Heart Association – Northeast Iowa.

Beckman Catholic High School presents: “Once Upon a Mattress” at 7:30pm Tickets are $10 and can be purchased in advance online at showtix4u .com or by calling (563) 875-7188. Additional show times: Saturday, 3/23 at 7:30pm and Sunday, 3/24 at 3:00pm.

The University of Dubuque Jazz Ensemble, directed by Austin Seybert, performs their Spring Concert at the University of Dubuque Heritage Center.

St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays free 30 minute concert hosted at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church 1199 Main Street at Noon. Coffee & desserts follow in Fellowship Hall. Donations accepted for People In Need & church’s Jesus Fund. (Performer: Dr. Peter Szeibel, harpsichord).

Saturday March 23rd

The Dubuque County Community Connections Committee will present a free Wellness Expo from 10am till 3pm at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds. The Expo will offer a wide range of free screenings, tests, presentations, activities, products and resources from nearly 60 different practitioners, businesses, agencies, and non-profits. All proceeds from the event will go to benefit children and family programs at St. Mark Youth Enrichment.

A Benefit for Becky Spillane will be held from 2pm till 11pm at the New Galena ARC located at 11084 Hwy 20 W. Activities include a Euchre tournament at noon (preregister at 563-580-9558), kids’ crafts and games, adult card games. Food provided by the Galena Elks’ Club. Proceeds will help with medical bills.

A celebration and recognition of the spring equinox will be held at Sinsinawa Mound. Meet inside the main entrance at Sinsinawa Mound at 8:00am and proceed outdoors together. A freewill offering will be accepted. No registration is required.

Sunday March 24th

River Lights Bookstore is hosting a Scrabble Tournament at 11:00 am.
Refreshments will be served and prizes will be awarded! Registration is required. Call 563-556-4391 or Email info@riverlights.com.

Monday March 25th

Dubuque Salvation Army will take your child or grandchild  on an awesome and exciting adventure of understanding of what’s in the Bible - March 25th through March 29th from 1 – 4pm for Vacation Bible School for those in grades 1st through 5th.  All activities will be at the Salvation Army Community Center at 1099 Iowa Street, Dubuque. All faiths are welcome. There is no cost.  Registration available on their Facebook page at:  sadubuqueiowa or at the office at 1099 Iowa Street. Call 563-556-1573 for more information.

Thursday March 28th

The Asbury Eagles Club is hosting Chicken Night from 5 till 8pm. The price is $11 for a 4 piece meal and $9 for 2 piece meal. Includes baked potato, corn, salad bar, dinner roll and brownies.

Thursday March 28th -Saturday March 30th

Too Much Light Makes the Baby Go Blind at the University of Dubuque. Thursday, March 28, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Friday, March 29, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

Friday March 29th

St. Luke’s Fabulous Fridays Free 2019 Artist Series is held at 12:05pm at St. Luke’s United Methodist Church 1199 Main Street. Coffee & desserts follow in Fellowship Hall. Donations accepted for People In Need & church’s Jesus Fund. (Performers: Upper Main Street Jazz Band – Ric Jones, leader).

A Fundraiser for the Dubuque County Library’s Asbury Branch will be held from 5 till 7 at the Meadows Golf Club. The building experienced water damage due to broken sprinkler pipes in the ceiling. Funds raised will help with the insurance deductible. Pork sandwiches, sides and drinks will served for a free-will offering. Adult beverages will also be available. (If you can’t attend but would like to make a donation, checks can be mailed to: Friends of DCLD 5290 Grand Meadow Dr. Asbury, IA 52002).

Grant County Relay for LIfe. Open Ceremony starts at 6pm. 4 30 pm a meal for any Cancer Survivor that would like to come. Open to the Public. UWP William Fieldhouse
Platteville WI

Sts. Andrew-Thomas Parish of Potosi, Wisconsin is sponsoring a Lenten Fish Fry from 5 till 730pm at Sts. Andrew-Thomas School. The price is $11 for adults & $5.50 for children ages 3 to 12. A child’s plate of a hot dog & chips is $2.50. (Carry Outs Available

Man your battlestations! Play a life-size game of Human Battleship in Dubuque's Carnegie-Stout public Library’s third floor Aigler Auditorium on Friday, March 29 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Players will lie or sit on the floor and use foam balls to try to sink their opponents’ battleships. This game combines the classic board game with gentle dodgeball. No athletic skills are required. This program is open to anyone 18 or older. No registration is required. For more information, please call the Carnegie-Stout Public Library at 563-589-4225, or visit the Library’s website, www.dubuque.lib.ia.us.

Saturday March 30th

The Asbury Eagles Club is hosting a Soup Cook Off and Vendor Show from Noon till 4pm. The price is $5 to sample all entries and vote on your favorite.

The Dubuque County Dairy Banquet will be held at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds. A Pork & Beef Dinner catered by Dubuque County Fairgrounds Association will be served from 6:00pm to 8:30pm. The banquet program starts at 8:00pm and music with Lonesome Road begins at 9:00pm. Tickets are $20 for adults and $5 for kids ages 5 to 12.

A Benefit for Tim Ruden will be held from 2pm till 7pm at Happy’s Place on Rockdale Road. Tim is battling cancer and money raised will help with medical expenses. There will be silent and live auctions, a raffle and plenty of food and drink. (If you can’t attend but would like to donate, contact Mike or Susan at (563) 583-3934 or email Josh at rudenj7@gmail.com)

Sunday March 31st

Annual St Catherine Parish Chicken Dinner at Happy's Place on Rockdale Road.  Serving from 10:30an till 3pm.  Plus games, a bake sale, and raffle items.  Adults $9 Children 6 to 12 $4.  Take out & drive up service is available.  563-451-6082.

Sons of the American Legion Benefit Breakfast at 1306 Delhi in Dubuque. Serving from 8am till Noon.  Scrambled eggs, Sausage, Ham, Pancakes, and more. Adult $7. Children 4-12 $4.  Proceeds benefit the Maintenance of the Grandview Avenue Flags.

The Tri-State Vietnam 30th annual Breakfast will be held from 7am till Noon at the UAW Local 94 Hall, 3450 Central Ave. The price is $8 for adults and $3 for kids ages 6 to 12 (Scrambled eggs, pancakes and sausage)

The University of Dubuque Heritage Center presents: “Stuart Little” a musical that mixes child-size puppets with live actors to work theatrical magic. Showtime is 2pm. Tickets available at the Farber Box Office, online at dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/ or call 563) 585-7469.

Boy Scout Troop 86 Breakfast and Bake Sale will be held from 7:30am till Noon at Horizon Hall 970 Riverview in Bellevue. Serving Eggs, Ham, Pancakes, Rolls and Drink. Adults – $8 and $4 for ages 5 to 12.

The Catholic Daughters of America, Court Isabella #572 of Galena will hold a Scrambled eggs, Sausage and Ham Breakfast from 8am till Noon at St. Mary’s Church In Bally Hall, 406 Franklin Street in Galena. The price is $6.50 for adults, and $3 for ages 5 to 12.

The University of Dubuque Heritage Center presents: “Stuart Little” a musical that mixes child-size puppets with live actors at 2pm. Tickets available at the Farber Box Office, online at dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/ or call 563) 585-7469.

Tuesday April 2nd

Shullsburg’s Bicentennial Celebration Soup, Sandwich and Salad Supper will be held from 4 till 7pm in St. Matthew’s Gym, 344 North Judgement Street in Shullsburg, Wisconsin. Dinner is $6 for adults and $3 for ages 12 and under. To-Go Meals will be available – bring your own container. (Soups includes Cheesy Broccoli, Beef Barley, or Chicken Noodle)

Wednesday April 3rd

The University of Dubuque Department of Fine and Performing Arts presents their Spring Praise Band and Gospel Choir Concert at 7:30pm in the University’s Blades Chapel. No ticket required.

Thursday April 4th

Asbury Eagle's Club Burger Night from 5-8pm! Proceeds benefit ARK Advocates. Bake sale and 50/50 tickets during the event.

Friday April 5th

Two Performances of “An Afternoon with Mark Twain” performed by New York actor Dr. Michael Mauldin will be held in the University of Dubuque Heritage Center. Tickets available at the Farber Box Office, online at dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/ or call 563) 585-7469. (Performances: 3:30pm and 7:30pm)

Saturday April 6th

34th Annual DubuqueLand Pheasants Forever Banquet at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds. No-Host Cocktails starting at 5:00 PM, a delicious Daryl Biechler Prime Rib or Grilled Chicken Dinner at 6:45, Great Prizes, a variety of Raffles, enjoyable Auctions, some new and different games for Adults and kids

BERNARD RESCUE UNIT AUCTION & DANCE at the Bernard Emergency Services CenterAuction starting at 7:30 p.m. and continuing through the night. Music provided by Ace Radio and TV.The Kiwanis Family Breakfast will be held from 7:30am till 11:30am at the Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2155 University Ave. Tickets for the all-you-can-eat Breakfast are $7 for adults and $5 for ages 5 to 12 and will be available at the door. Advance tickets available from any Kiwanian, Aktion or Key City member. All proceeds support the non-profit Kiwanis Neuroscience Research Foundation. (dubuquekiwanis.org for more information)

The STEM Festival will be held from 10am till 2pm at Loras College’s Graber Center. Handson exhibits will be available for kids and their parents to learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics. The festival is free to attend.

Sunday April 7th

The University of Dubuque welcomes popular brass ensemble “Canadian Brass” to John and Alice Butler Hall. The group features brass standards as well as a wide-ranging library of original arrangements. Showtime is 7:30pm. To purchase tickets visit dbq.edu/HeritageCenter, stop by the Farber Box Office or call (563) 585.SHOW (7469).

Friday April 12th

Trivia Night at the Meadows Golf Course at 7pm. COST: $18/person IN ADVANCE;
$20/person AT THE DOOR. Up to 10 people per team
Mulligans, games, prizes, 50/50 raffle. Teams are welcome to bring snacks for their table. CASH BAR/DRINKS-available at the Meadows
MAIL YOUR ENTRY FEE/TEAM ROSTER TO:
City of Asbury; Trivia Night
5290 Grand Meadow Dr, Ste #1
Asbury IA 52002
QUESTIONS? – Peggy @ 563/451-6292 or thillpdrp@aol.com
Bill @ wldoan@gmail.com
SPONSORED BY: The Residences – Luther Manor