A List of Tri State Happenings

Tri State Happenings/WJOD

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Thursday July 25th

“Rotary After Hours” will be held at 5:30pm at Stone Cliff Winery in the Port of Dubuque. All Club members are encouraged to attend to socialize with other members in fellowship of Rotary, to bring a friend to introduce them to Rotary or bring a prospective member.

The Galena Public Library welcomes Melissa McGuire who will guide attendees through different types of poems – haiku, sonnets, limericks, etc – while analyzing form and content as well as developing ideas to use in their own writing. Program starts at 1pm. (Melissa, a holder of a Bachelor’s degree in English and a Master’s degree in education has over thirty years teaching experience)

Friday July 26th

The Carnegie-Stout Public Library will have a special interactive showing of the movie “Bill & Ted’s Excellent Adventure” at 5:30pm in the third floor Aigler Auditorium. This is a free event to celebrate the movie’s 30th anniversary and is for adults age 18+

Grant Regional Health Center (Lancaster) in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be hosting a blood drive at from 9am till 1pm at 507 S. Monroe in the Education Center at the Old Clinic (Use Madison Street Entrance).  All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card to Amazon, Casey’s, Domino’s or Dairy Queen and be entered to win a $500 Visa Gift Card.

Sunday July 28th

“Simply for the Parkers” Fundraiser will be held 11am till 5pm at Offshore Event Center in Bellevue. Funds raised will help the family with expenses incurred due to the passing of their husband and father in an automobile accident. The event includes live and silent auctions, raffles, a meal and music. (Offshore Event Center located at 4111 Riverview)

Wednesday July 31st

Dubuque Heroes Blood Drive at Five Flags sponsored by the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center.  Donate between 11am and 4pm.  All presenting donors eligible for a $10 gift card.  One lucky donar will win ticket to a Cubs/Brewers game in Milwaukee.

Adults age 18+ are invited to join the Carnegie-Stout Public Library for Multi-Fandom Trivia Night at 5:30pm in the third floor Aigler Auditorium. Registration is required. Register as individuals or as teams of up to ve people online at dubuque.lib.ia.us or call (563) 589-4225, ext. 2224. (Trivia will cover several fandoms including Harry Potter, Game of Thrones, Doctor Who, Star Wars, Marvel Comics, DC Comics, and more! Cosplay and costumes are encouraged.)

Friday August 2nd

The First National Bank, Gratiot, Wisconsin Branch  in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will host a blood drive on the MVRBC Donor Bus from 2:30 till 5:00pm. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card to Amazon, Casey’s, Domino’s or Dairy Queen. Eat before your donation and bring a photo ID

Saturday August 3rd

Muscular Dystrophy Association of Iowa holding the first-ever Iron Horse Classic Home Run Derby on August 3rd at the Field of Dreams. Participant entry is $35 and includes an event t-shirt, coaching from Ghost Players, and the opportunity to play on this famous field. Participants can register in one of the following divisions: Ages 9-13, Ages 14-18, Adults 18+, and Adaptive Hitting.  More info 319.393.8905

Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team will have a free performance at 4pm for the Island City Days on Lake Street in Sabula, Iowa. Come and see them perform acts such as pyramids, ballet line, ski ramp jumps and more. (More information at facebook.com/skibellevue)

Sunday August 4th

The Mathias Ham Historic Site holds Craft Day at Noon the first Sunday of each month during the summer season. Crafts are just $5 each and guests do have to pay admission to the site. This session features Kites.

Join Ski Bellevue Water Ski team for their Learn-to-Ski Day on Lake Street in Sabula, Iowa.  9am till 1pm.

Monday August 5th

MercyOne-Dyersville will be hosting a blood drive from 1pm till 5pm in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center in the West Cafeteria located at 1111 3rd St. S.W. in Dyersville. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card to Amazon, Casey’s, Domino’s or Dairy Queen. Walk ins welcome. Eat before donating and bring a photo I.D.

Wednesday August 7th

The Asbury Community Fire Department will be hosting a blood drive from 3:30 till 5:30 in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center in the Community Room (5485 Saratoga Rd., Dubuque). All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card to Amazon, Casey’s, Domino’s or Dairy Queen. Walk ins welcome. Eat before donating and bring a photo I.D.

Thursday August 8th

The Asbury Eagles Club will host Steak Night from 5 till 8pm. Dinner is $10 which includes a steak sandwich and sides. Proceeds will benefit the Eagles Club Community Fund.

The Schreiner Memorial Library in Lancaster, WI is hosting a blood drive in the community room of the library from 9am till Noon.  To schedule an appointment call 608-723-7304.  All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a  $10 gift card.

Saturday August 10th

Tickets are on sale now for Beckman Catholic’s Dueling Pianos event with Midwest Dueling Pianos playing in Beckman’s Jasper Center at 8pm. Tickets are $25. Visit the Beckman Facebook page or school website under development and events for online purchasing options or buy directly from the development office. You must be 19 to attend.

The 18th Annual Holy Cross Parade and Street Dance will begin with a 5K at 8:00am at Holy Cross Parish. A parade will begin at 12:00pm and the auction will follow the parade. Stop out for food and drink, music and family entertainment. (Proceeds will help the Parish purchase new furnaces)

Benefit for Jeff "Ramon" White who is battling Pancreatic Cancer.  Lakeside Ballroom starting at 2pm. Live & Silent Auction, 50/50 raffle, and live music. Free Will donation for dinner.  If you'd like to donate an item call 880-0028

Wednesday August 14th

“No Kid Hungry” will host a Fundraiser Bake Sale at the Roshek Building from 8am till 2pm. If you like to donate bake goods or volunteer please contact Kristy (563) 495-3401.

The Key West Fire Department in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center, will host a Blood Drive from 2:30 till 6pm at the fire station located at 10640 Lake Eleanor Rd. Dubuque. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card to Casey’s, Amazon, Domino’s or Dairy Queen. (To schedule an appointment, call Erica Barker at 563-321-9613, email ebarker@mvrbc.org or online at bloodcenterimpact.org and search GROUP CODE #1485. Eat before donating and bring a photo ID)

Friday August 16th

Cascade’s Hometown Days gets underway at Riverview Park with family activities and a free meal in the park. Music with Badsh is from 7:00pm to 11:00pm. More information on this 3-day event at cascadehometowndays.com/schedule.

The Grand Opera House in Dubuque presents: Disney’s “The Lion King Jr”. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for ages 18 and under. Tickets can be purchased online at thegrandoperahouse.com/musicals or at the Box Oce Monday to Friday Noon to 4:00pm and 1 Hour before each performance. (Other show times include  8/17 at 2:00pm & 7:30pm and 8/18 at 2:00pm)

Saturday August 17th

Cascade’s Hometown Days continues with a Parade on Main Street at 11:00am. Family activities will continue at Riverview Park throughout the afternoon and live music is scheduled from 4:00pm to 11:00pm in the Cascade Amphitheater. Fireworks will follow in Riverview Park. More information at cascadehometowndays.com/schedule

Ski Bellevue Water Ski Show Team will have a free performance for “Fishtival” south of Lock 12 on Riverview Street in Bellevue at 4pm. Come and see them perform acts such as pyramids, ballet line, ski ramp jumps and more. (More information at facebook.com/skibellevue)

Monday August 19th

Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood center will be hosting a Blood Drive in the Living Faith Center at the church located at 1755 Delhi Street in Dubuque. All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card to Amazon, Casey’s, Domino’s or Dairy Queen. Walk ins welcome. Eat before donating and bring a photo I.D.

Friday August 23rd

Steeple Square, 101 East 15th Street, will host a 2-day Flea Market from 3 till 7pm that will feature an array of vendors selling vintage & antique items, home decor, holiday decor, art and more. Concessions and a cash bar will be available for purchase. All proceeds will support Steeple Square. Entrance fee is $2. (Saturday time: 7:00am-3:00pm).

The Lutheran churches of Dubuque (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America) are hosting a fundraiser to benefit Almost Home Men's Guest House in Dubuque.  On campus at Wartburg Theological Seminary 333 Wartburg Place, Dubuque.  A freewill offering will be accepted, food and beverages available for purchase, proceeds to benefit Almost Home. Music: 11 the Band (a group of pastors and other church members playing classic rock and oldies)

Saturday August 24th

Steeple Square, 101 East 15th Street, is hosting a Flea Market from 7am till 3pm that will feature an array of vendors selling vintage & antique items, home decor, holiday decor, art and more. Concessions and a cash bar will be available for purchase. All proceeds will support Steeple Square. Entrance fee is $2.

Potosi Brewfest features live music, contests and more than 60 vendors including craft breweries, distilleries, wineries & specialty meat & cheeses. Potosi Brewfest will be held at the Holiday Gardens Event Center in Potosi from 1pm till 4:30pm. Get your tickets at potosibrewery.com, and visit “PotosiBrewfest” on Facebook.

4th Annual Benefit 4x4 Mud Bog, Truck and Tractor Pull Benefitting Preston & Miles Fire Departments and Community Ambulance Department Saturday August 24, 2019 —Miles Threshing Grounds. ADMISSION 10 and under — Free • 11 & up — $10.  $5 PIT PASS ALL AGES Pullers-Free — $20 hook fee. For more information, contact: Ryan Jargo 563-357-1277 Warren Moeller 563-357-0453

Sunday September 1st

The Mathias Ham Historic Site holds Craft Day the first Sunday of each month during the summer season. Crafts are just $5 each and guests do have to pay admission to the site. This session features Woven Wall Art.

Saturday September 14th

Cancer Benefit Ride for Pat Tucker Sr. at the Dubuque County Fairgrounds beer garden.  Sign up at 10:30, ride starts at Noon.  Returns to fairgrounds at 3pm for music, Karoake, raffles and silent auction.  Pat is fighting Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma.