Community Calendar

This is a listing of events from area non-profit organizations.

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Earned Not Given Barbell ENG Weekly Boot Camp • Saturdays through April 28 — 10-11:45 AM • 17595 Peru Rd. • Every Saturday we will be holding Boot-Camp style lifting classes at 10am and 11am. Classes are 45 minutes long and back to back so you can attend just one or both. $5 day pass/$30 month; 24 hr access. • Ph. (563) 543-6763 • www.engbarbelldbq.wixsite.com/eng2018

Ballroom Dance Musical Memories • April 17 — 5-8 PM • Happy’s Place, Dubuque • Ballroom, country and line dancing. Meet new friends, and enjoy good food. • Ph. (563) 599-0196

Dubuque County Library District Imagination Center • April 17 — 4-5 PM • 5290 Grand Meadow Dr., Suite #3, Asbury • Fire up your imagination and cultivate creativity. Engage in three different creativity centers each month and listen to a short story read aloud with discussion afterwards. For 1st graders and up. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Sentimental Reflections Video Magazine • April 17 — 7-7:45 PM • Epworth Branch, 110 Bierman Rd. • Experience this new video magazine that presents America in story, scenery & song plus a Trivia challenge. Wide range of topics. Unique format for the whole family to enjoy. For school age kids and up. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Pre-School Story Time - April Showers Bring Many Books! • April 18 — 5:15-5:45 PM • Holy Cross Branch, 895 Main St. • Each week will be filled with books about spring, crafts, and literacy activities! We will have special stories during Money Smart Week, April 21-28. Ages 2-K; families welcome. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Pre-School Story Time - April Showers Bring Many Books! • April 19 — 9:30-10 AM (Peosta/NICC Branch, 8342 NICC Dr., Peosta) OR 10:45-11:15 AM (Asbury Branch, 5290 Grand Meadow Dr., Suite #3) • Each week will be filled with books about spring, crafts, and literacy activities! Ages 2-K; families welcome. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Page Turners Book Club • April 19 — 6:30-8 PM • Asbury Branch, 5290 Grand Meadow Dr., Suite #3 • This month’s selection is the award winning book, "Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman. Copies are available at Asbury, but can be sent to another branch. Open to the public. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Random Fandom • April 19 — 5:30-6:30 PM • Holy Cross Branch, 895 Main St. • Fans unite! Each month we’ll have crafts, snacks, and discussion around a popular fandom. April’s fandom is ‘Diary of a Wimpy Kid’. For 3rd-6th graders. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Galena Public Library Poetry in the Drawer: Russian Censorship Then and Now • April 20 — 5:30-7:30 PM • 601 S. Bench St., Galena • Presented by Marianna Tax Choldin, a scholar and librarian who studies censorship throughout Russian history - traveling the area, meeting with colleagues, curating exhibitions and lecturing. • Ph. (815) 777-0200 • https://www.facebook.com/events/108167990030353/

Opening Doors Annual Trivia Night • April 20 — 5-9 PM • Grand River Center, Dubuque • Come test your trivial knowledge and help the homeless at the same time. Individuals and teams welcomed to win a cash prize! • Ph. (563) 582-7480 • openingdoorsdbq.org

Summit Congregational UCC Thrift & Bake Sale • Friday, April 20 (8 AM -1 PM) & Saturday, April 21 (8 AM - Noon) • 2885 JFK Rd. • Saturday features 50% off all thrift sale items over 25¢  unless otherwise noted; all proceeds go to support ministries, outreach & programs of Summit Church

Dubuque County Library District Family Movie - New Release • April 20 — 3:30-5:30 PM • Farley/Drexler Branch, 405 3rd Ave. NE, Farley • A boy’s dream of becoming a musician lands him in the magical Land of the Dead (Rated PG). Popcorn will be served. Check web page for title. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Pre-School Story Time - April Showers Bring Many Books! • April 20 — 9-9:30 AM • Farley/Drexler Branch, 405 3rd Ave. NE, Farley • Each week will be filled with books about spring, crafts, and literacy activities! We will have special stories during Money Smart Week, April 21-28. Ages 2-K; families welcome. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Knights of Columbus Council 510 Prime Rib & Chicken Dinner • Saturday, April 21 — 5:30 PM • 781 Locust St. • cocktails at 5:30 followed by dinner at 6:30; $16/person; reservations requested by 5 PM the previous Friday; entertainment by Ron Lubbers • Ph. 563-588- 2011

UW-Platteville: International Programs Office 53rd Annual International Night Dinner • April 21 — 4-7:30 PM • Velzy Commons, Ullsvik Hall, UW-Platteville, Platteville • elegant dinner featuring foods from the Middle East; student performances; 50/50 raffle; and learn about different countries and cultures from around the world. Tickets go on sale March 12th. • Ph. (608) 342-1726 • https://www.uwplatt.edu/isss/international-night-dinner

Galena Public Library Documentary Film Series: Standing Silent Nation • April 21 — 2-3:30 PM • 601 S. Bench St. • Alex White Plume planted industrial hemp on the Pine Ridge Reservation in S. Dakota after other crops had failed. When federal agents raided, the Lakota Nation was swept into his family's struggle. • Ph. (815) 777-0200 • https://www.facebook.com/events/983157408517926/

Shalom Spirituality Center Yoga Mini-Retreat: "Be Real, Not Nice: Standing In Integrity" • April 21 — 8:30 AM - 1 PM • 1001 Davis St. • Facilitators: Katie Pfiffner and Michelle Watters. Open to yoga students of all levels. Register for one, two or all three sessions. Offering: $30 (includes lunch). Register and pay by April 19. • Ph. (563) 582-3592 • www.shalomretreats.org

Dubuque County Library District SHRED Day! Celebrating Money Smart Week • April 21 — 9-11 AM • Peosta Fidelity Bank & Trust, 200 Peosta St., Peosta • The event is a collaborative effort with Fidelity Bank to kick off Money Smart Week. Now is the time to destroy sensitive documents to aid in the protection of your identity. Limit of 2 bags/household. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Sherrill United Church of Christ Breakfast • April 22 — 8-11:30 AM • 4995 Sherrill Rd., Sherrill • Cost: $8 adults 13+, $4 kids 4-12, free for 3 and under. Serving pancakes, sausage links, scrambled eggs, sweet rolls, apple sauce, beverages. Proceeds to benefit church renovation. • Ph. (563) 590-4991

Dubuque Area Congregations United (DACU) Monthly Meeting • April 24 — 7-8:30 PM • Mount Saint Francis, 3390 Windsor Ave. • Climate Change Speaker: Meg Gemar OSF & DBQ Chapter of Iowa. Interfaith Power & Light Speakers: Mary Armstrong & Tom Stovall. Delegates & guests invited. DBQ Food Pantry items accepted. • Ph. (563) 599-5205 • www.dacuonline.org

Shalom Spirituality Center Administrative Professionals Luncheon • April 25 — 11:30 AM - 1 PM • 1001 Davis St. • Guest Speaker: Amy Schauer. Theme: “Inspirations from Seuss & Sinek.” Bring your office staff to honor those who are the heart and soul of your company. Offering: $13. Register and pay by April 20. • Ph. (563) 582-3592 • www.shalomretreats.org

Stonehill Franciscan Services Career Fair and Hiring Event • April 26 — 3-6 PM • 3485 Windsor Ave. • Includes on-site interviews and child care available for applicants. • Ph. (563) 690-9624 • https://business.facebook.com/events/2167721903462005/

Stonehill Franciscan Services Stonehill 2018 Spring Style Show and Luncheon • April 26 — 11 AM - 1 PM • 301 Bell St. • This fundraising event features a delicious luncheon and style show. There will be a raffle with great door prizes. Tickets are $26 each and must be purchased in advance. Call for tickets. • Ph. (563) 557-7180 • www.stonehilldbq.com

Opening Doors Fireside Bus Trip • April 26 — 7 AM - 7 PM • Fireside Dinner Theater, Dubuque • Come see the Dazzling show "42nd Street"! Ride on a comfortable coach bus (Wi-Fi included) and enjoy a delicious lunch. Tickets include a tax deductible donation. • Ph. (563) 582-7480 • openingdoorsdbq.org

Shalom Spirituality Center Weekend Retreat: "The Simple Care Of A Hopeful Heart" • 7 PM April 27 -11:30 AM April 29 • 1001 Davis St. • Director: Dr. Robert J. Wicks. Topics include maintaining a healthy sense of perspective and avoiding unnecessary stress. Overnight: $200. Commuter: $140. Registration deadline: April 20. • Ph. (563) 582-3592 • Shalom Spirituality Center

Dubuque Drug Task Force Prescription Drug Collection • April 28 — 10 AM - 2 PM • Sam's Club Parking Lot, 4400 Asbury Rd., Dubuque • Accepting prescription/over the counter medications, including vitamins; syringes with needles in puncture proof containers; thermometers in plastic bags; medication samples; and Hydrogen Peroxide. • Ph. (563) 583-4789 • Dubuque County Sheriff

Shalom Spirituality Center Immaculate Conception Academy School Reunion • April 29 — 1 PM - • 1001 Davis St. • ICA alumni are invited to an open house. Doors on the north side of the building are accessible to everyone. Mass will begin at 1:30 p.m., followed by refreshments and informal tours. Please register. • Ph. (563) 582-3592 • Shalom Spirituality Center

Compass to Care Childhood Cancer Foundation 5th Annual Compass to Care Breakfast Benefit • May 1 — 7-9 AM • Grand River Center, 500 Bell St. • You gave Hope, Now meet a Hero. Benefit to support kids with cancer. Get $15 tickets & info online. • Ph. (563) 213-0458 • www.SupportKidsWithCancer.com

NAMI-Dubuque Support Groups • May 1 — 7-8 PM • Schmid Innovation Center, Dubuque • Family Support Group is for family, friends, and significant others of people who experience mental illness and connection Recovery Support Group is for adults (18+) who live with mental illness. • Ph. (563) 557-6264 • namidubuque.org

Summit Congregational UCC Hospice of Dubuque Information Program • May 2 — 7-8 PM • 2885 JFK Rd. • Rev. Dianne Grace will present on what care is provided when our loved ones utilize hospice services and how we can best prepare for the end of our lives. • Ph. (563) 582-5661 • summitucc.org