Community Calendar

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Dubuque Day of Peace 100,000 Poets for Change • Sept. 17 — 7:30-9 PM • 62 E. 7th St. • an evening of words shared by local poets committed to the pursuit of peace and justice. The local event is curated by Jeannine M. Pitas. • Ph. (563) 495-5425 • www.dbqdayofpeace.org

Breathe and Believe Yoga Community Free Community Yoga • Wednesday, Sept. 18 & 25 — 5:30-6:30 PM • 1598 Main St. • Bring water and a mat, towel or blanket. All levels welcome. The intention of the practice is to leave you feeling awakened and empowered. • Ph. (563) 599-4417 • www.kelliecookyoga.com

American Legion Dubuque Post #6 Annual Dubuque & TriStates POW/MIA Recognition Ceremony • Friday, Sept. 20 — 5:30 PM • Post #6 Clubhouse, 1306 Delhi • formation starts at 5:30, followed by the ceremony with various speakers at 6 PM at the outdoor flagpole with cake inside the clubhouse after (all events will take place in the clubhouse in case of rain); all events are open to the public • Ph. Gary Kircher at 563-580-5163 or r100kie5@hotmail.com or Bob Felderman at 563-213-0398 or robertfelderman@gmail.com or visit www.dubpost6.org

Center Grove United Methodist Church Annual Pork Chop Dinner • Sept. 20 — 4:30-8 PM • 3140 Brunskill Rd. • Enjoy grilled Iowa pork chop, potatoes, corn, applesauce, coleslaw, roll, dessert, lemonade and coffee. Cost: $12, adults; $4, ages 6-12. Hot dogs available for kids. Carry-outs. Handicap accessible. • Ph. 563-582-8504

The Jule Rise & Shine with the Jule & Trailways • Sept. 20 — 7-9 AM • 10th & Elm Sts. • Walk, bike or ride to breakfast at the Transportation Intermodal on 10th and Elm streets! Enjoy delicious hot breakfast items and coffee from local vendors in the Dubuque Historic Millwork District. • Ph. (563) 589-4341 • https://www.facebook.com/events/2298573423742804/

Northeast Iowa School of Music Healing Harmonies Open Rehearsal • Sept. 20 — 12:45-2:15 PM • 5284 Grand Meadow Dr. • Healing Harmonies Chorus is a community choir specifically designed to aid adults living with memory disorders and their caregivers. • Ph. (563) 690-0151 • https://nisom.com/index.php/outreach/healingharmonies/

Dubuque Day of Peace “A Peace of My Mind” Photography Exhibit • Sept. 20-27 — 8 AM - 4 PM • Loras Blvd. • Photographer John Noltner drove 40,000 miles across the country asking people the simple question, "What does peace mean to you?" Sponsored by Loras College. More info: https://apomm.net/about. • Ph. (563) 588-7262 • www.dbqdayofpeace.org

Knights of Columbus Council 510 Prime Rib & Chicken Dinner • Saturday, Sept. 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

Camp Albrecht Acres Dubuque Oktoberfest & Bier Tasting • Sept. 21 — 11 AM - 7 PM • Volunteer Drive, Dubuque • Family-friendly festival with food, music, games, entertainment, wiener dog races and stein holding contest. Bier tasting 3-6pm. Ample parking with shuttle. All proceeds benefit Camp Albrecht Acres. • Ph. (563) 552-1771 • http://www.dbqoktoberfest.org/home.html

Dubuque Day of Peace Hike to Help Refugees • Sept. 21 — Noon - 2 PM • 1450 Alta Vista St. • Cosponsored with Iowa United Nations Association. All proceeds go to the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees. Start at Loras, touch base at University of Dubuque and end at Clarke University. • Ph. (563) 556-1699 • www.dbqdayofpeace.org

Dubuque Branch NAACP & Dubuque Day of Peace This is How We BBQ in DBQ • Sept. 21 — 1-5 PM • 1550 Clarke Dr. • This community barbecue is an event where residents can bond and engage with different cultures through free food. • Ph. (563) 583-4419 • www.bbqindbq.org

Hawkeye Vintage Farm Machinery Association Tractor Pull • Sunday, Sept. 22 — 10:30 AM • Garber, IA • food & drink available on grounds

Dubuque Day of Peace & Dubuque Museum of Art An Afternoon with Magdalena Gó mez • Sept. 22 — 1-2 PM • 701 Locust St. • This presentation and reception to meet poet and arts activist Magdalena Gó mez is the opening event of the museum’s new week-long humanities festival, The City Speaks. • Ph. (563) 557-1851 • http://dbqart.com/event/the-city-speaks/

Dubuque Day of Peace The Art of Every Day Living as Resistance: Finding Joy in Times of Horror • Sept. 22 — 6:30-8 PM • Loras Blvd. • Author, award-winning performance poet and arts activist Magdalena Gó mez will perform stories from her life and work. Gó mez has dedicated her life to interrupting violence. • Ph. (563) 588-7100 • www.dbqdayofpeace.org

Canticle of Creation Drumming for Peace • Sept. 23 — 6:30-7:30 PM • 3390 Windsor Ave. • Celebrate peace and the earth’s rhythms with us in a Drumming Circle for Peace, as part of Dubuque’s Day of Peace Festival. It's led by Deb Stevens. Please register by Sept. 19. Free-will offering. • Ph. (563) 583-9786 • www.osfdbq.org/canticleofcreation

Dubuque Area Congregations United (DACU) • Sept. 24 — 7-8:30 PM • 398 Main St. • Speakers: Rick Mihm, Dubuque Rescue Mission; Tom Stovall, People In Need; and Theresa Caldwell, Dubuque Food Pantry. Delegates and guests are invited. Accepted: liquid laundry detergent donations. • Ph. (608) 475-0902 • www.dacuonline.org

Galena Public Library John Corson Smith: Builder, General, Politician, Freemason • Sept. 25 — 7-8 PM • 601 S. Bench St., Galena • Cory Ritterbusch presents the life of Galena resident and accomplished Civil War general, Illinois politician and revered Freemason John Corson Smith, who built prominent buildings in Galena. • Ph. (815) 777-0200 • https://www.facebook.com/events/2473013096080612/

City of Epworth Epworth City-Wide Garage Sales • 4 PM Sept. 26 - 11 AM Sept. 28 • , Epworth • Find treasures galore 4 p.m. - dusk Thursday - Friday and 8-11 a.m. Saturday. A map and listings will be available Sept. 25 online. Or, pick up a map at Fidelity Bank & Trust or Quik ’N Handi. • Ph. (563) 876-3320 • www.epworthiowa.org

Clarity Clinic First Annual Clarity Clinic Golf Outing • Sept. 26 — 10 AM - 4 PM • 444 Eagle Ridge Dr., Galena • Sign up for our four-person best shot, and support Clarity Clinic! Registration includes golf, cart rental, an afternoon cookout and more. • Ph. (563) 557-3123 • https://www.egsnetwork.com/events/?eventid=17EBD45A74604DA

Canticle of Creation Center Movie Screening: "Living the Change" • Sept. 26 — 6:30-8 PM • 3390 Windsor Ave. • The documentary "Living the Change" highlights individuals and families who have committed to living a sustainable life in various ways, all focusing on current global crises. • Ph. (563) 583-9786 • www/osfdbq.org/canticleofcreation

St. Joseph Key West Rosary Society Annual Autumn Craft Fair and Bake Sale • Sept. 28 — 9 AM - 2 PM • 10204 Key West Dr. • Buy beautiful handmade fall gifts and gifts for anytime. Homemade baked goods, canned goods and greeting cards also are available. Lunch: Turkey and dressing sandwiches and taco in a bag. • Ph. 563-582-7392 • www.stjosephkeywest.com

Wahlert Alumni Class of 1979 Reunion • Sept. 28 — 6 PM - Midnight • 200 Main St. • RSVP in advance at https://www.holyfamilydbq.org/alumni/reunions/40-year/Help. Find missing classmates by clicking on the link. • Ph. (563) 582-5456 • https://www.holyfamilydbq.org/alumni/reunions/40-year/

Dubuque Chorale Songfest • Sept. 28 — 7:30-9:30 PM • 2000 University Ave. • The Dubuque Chorale hosts the Julien Chamber Choir, Music Men Barbershop Chorus, Heartland Harmony and area college choirs to perform at this annual celebration of choral music. Cost is $15. • Ph. (563) 583-9604 • www.dubuquechorale.org

St. Luke's United Methodist Church Saturday Fall Tiffany Window Tours • Sept. 28 — 9-11:30 AM • 1199 Main St. • Free Saturday tours of St. Luke's large collection of Tiffany glass windows. St. Luke's has been serving in the community 186 years. Donations accepted for window restorations. • Ph. 563-582-4543 • stlukesumcdbq.com

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Holiday Inn Blood Drive • Oct. 1 — 4-7 PM • 450 Main St. • To make an appointment, call Erica Barker at (563) 321-9613, email ebarker@mvrbc.org or schedule online at www.bloodcenterimpact.org. • Ph. (563) 321-9613 

Canticle of Creation Center Mississippi River Conservation • Oct. 1 — 6:30-7:30 PM • 3390 Windsor Ave. • Jared McGovern, curator of conservation programs for the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, will share his efforts in preserving the Mississippi and his work with the river’s mussels. • Ph. (563) 583-9783 • www.osfdbq.org/canticleofcreation

Point Neighborhood Association Monthly Meeting • Oct. 1 — 6:30-8 PM • 1700 Rhomberg Ave. • Ph. (563) 556-1350

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Dubuque Community YMCA Blood Drive • Oct. 2 — 10 AM - 1 PM • 35 N. Booth St. • All presenting donors will receive a limited-edition Halloween T-shirt! To schedule an appointment, contact Erica Barker at (563) 321-9613, email ebarker@mvrbc.org or visit www.bloodcenterimpact.org. • Ph. (563) 321-9613 • https://www.bloodcenterimpact.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/86415