Community Calendar

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Shalom Spirituality Center Annual Picnic On The Hill • May 25 — 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM • 1001 Davis St. • Hamburgers, brats, potato salad, baked beans, cookies & ice cream, lemonade, and coffee. Offering: $10 adults & $5 kids age 10 and under. Register & Prepay By May 23. • Ph. (563) 582-3592 • www.shalomretreats.org

Carnegie-Stout Public Library Meet Mystery Writer: Lori Rader-Day • May 23 — 7-9 PM • Carnegie-Stout Public Library, 360 West 11th St. • The award-winning novelist will read from her new psychological thriller, "The Day I Died." Free public event. Books available to purchase. • Ph. (563) 589-4225 • www.dubuque.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Kids Vote Movies • May 23 — 4:30-6:30 PM • Epworth Branch, 110 Bierman Rd. • Want a say in the movies we show? Vote between May 1st-15th. All films rated G or PG. Check website or call for winning title. Popcorn will be served. All ages welcome. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Story Time - April Showers Bring May Book Worms • May 23 — 5:45-6:15 PM (Farley/ Drexler Branch, 405 3rd Ave. NE, Farley) or 4:15-4:45 PM (Peosta/NICC Branch, 8342 NICC Dr., Peosta) We will be reading about picnics, stomping in the mud & loving our moms. As always, there will be fun early literacy activities and projects. Ages 2-preschool. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Hospice of Dubuque Tree of Life Memorial Service • May 23 — 7:30-9 PM • Washington Park, Dubuque • We gather to remember that life and death have meaning, loss unites us and peace is possible. The program includes music and reflection. Rain site: Roshek Building at 700 Locust Street. • Ph. (563) 582-1220 • www.hospiceofdubuque.org

Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging Tai Chi • every Tuesday starting May 23 through Aug. 15 — 10:30-11:15 AM • Dubuque Senior Center, 1780 White St., Dubuque • Tai Chi is an ancient Chinese exercise program that promotes strength, flexibility and balance. Free if over 60. Call to register. • Ph. (563) 543-7065 • www.nei3a.org

Dubuque County Library District Story Time - April Showers Bring May Book Worms • May 24 — 3:45-4:15 PM • Asbury Branch, 5290 Grand Meadow Dr., Suite #3 • We will be reading about picnics, stomping in the mud & loving our moms. As always, there will be fun early literacy activities and projects. Ages 2-preschool. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Kids Vote Movie • May 24 — 4:30-6:30 PM • Asbury Branch, 5290 Grand Meadow Dr., Suite #3 • Want a say in the movies we show? Vote between May 1st-15th. All films rated G or PG. Check website or call for winning title. Popcorn will be served. All ages welcome. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

St. Luke's United Methodist Church Music on the Mountain • May 28 — 6:30-8 PM • 1199 Main St. • Music by Dr. Jeremy Mims & Craig Allen. $25/person, $40/couple. Proceeds go to Youth Mountain T.O.P. Mission Trip. RSVP to dljacobsen51@gmail.com by May 25. • Ph. (563) 582-4543

Shalom Spirituality Center Walking The Path Of Beauty: Following Jesus In The Franciscan Spirit (Retreat) • 5:30 PM June 1 - 9 AM June 6 • Shalom Spirituality Center — 1001 Davis St. • This preached retreat explores the unique Franciscan path of beauty as a way to follow Jesus in our world today. Overnight: $455. Commuter: $400. Register by May 25. • Ph. (563) 582-3592 • www.shalomretreats.org

Kids in Dubuque Skate Reality Check Reunion and Deck Fundraiser • May 25 — 5-8 PM • 1085 University Ave. • Kids in Dubuque Skate Park fundraiser/reunion offering signed skateboard decks and banners. Free admission, snacks and live music. • Ph. (563) 590-9868 • kidsindubuqueskate.com

Dubuque County Fairgrounds Ballroom Dancing • Thursday, May 25 — 7 PM • Dubuque County Fairgrounds Grand Ballroom, 14569 Old Hwy. Rd., Dubuque • Admission is free; Free beginner dance lesson 7-7:30 PM • Ph. 563-588-1406 or www.dbqfair.com

Unity Point Health - Finley Hospital Relay for Life Burger Night • May 25 — 5:15-7:45 PM • 1175 Century Dr. • Burger/cheeseburger or chicken strip basket for $7 each. Bake Sale and 50/50 raffle. Proceeds donated to Relay for Life. • www.unitypoint.org

Dubuque County Library District Kids Vote Movies • May 25 — 6-8 PM • Holy Cross Branch, 895 Main St. • Want a say in the movies we show? Vote between May 1st-15th. All films rated G or PG. Check website or call for winning title. Popcorn will be served. All ages welcome. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Movie Night @Your Library • May 25 — 7-9 PM • Epworth Branch, 110 Bierman Rd. • To introduce our summer theme, 'Build a Better World', we will be showing a new release, rated PG. This film highlights the struggles of life and the support we gain from others. Open to the public. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Story Time - April Showers Bring May Book Worms • May 25 — 5:15-5:45 PM • Holy Cross Branch, 895 Main St. • We will be reading about picnics, stomping in the mud & loving our moms. As always, there will be fun early literacy activities and projects. Ages 2-preschool. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Outrun the Rays 7th Annual 5K run/walk • May 27 — 8 AM • Peosta Community Center; 7896 Burds Rd. • Onsite registration 8-8:30 a.m. Race begins at 9 a.m. $25 registration before May 21 (includes t-shirt; 2-XL add $2). Late entries and same day registration. • Ph. (563) 599-8512 • www.OutRunTheRays.org

Highview Cemetery Memorial Day Meal • May 29 — 11 AM - 1:30 PM • Fellowship Hall of The Methodist Church, 102 E Main St, Epworth • Turkey & dressing, beef burger, salad, dessert and beverage. Proceeds for maintenance of Highview Cemetery. Adults $10, ages 6-12 $3, 5 and under free. • Ph. (563) 876-3193

Alexandra Barton Alzheimer's Community Education • May 30 — 1-4:15 PM • Mercy Medical Center, 250 Mercy Dr. • 1 PM: Healthy Living for Your Brain & Body. 2:45 PM: Benefits of Caring for a Person with Dementia. Attend one or both. Free to attend. Call to RSVP. • Ph. (800) 272-3900 • alz.org/greateriowa

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center St. Matthew Lutheran Church Blood Drive • May 30 — 3:15-5:30 PM • Fellowship Hall, 1780 White St. • All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a "Step Up to the Plate" T-shirt in their choice of red or blue. Walk ins welcome. • Ph. (800) 747-5401 • www.bloodcenterimpact.org

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Your Money Your Future - Financial Classes • Thursdays, June 1-15 — 6-7:30 PM • Prescott Resource Center, 1151 White St., Dubuque • Making Ends Meet June 1; Spending Plans and Goal Setting. ABC's of Banking June 8; Types, Selecting Financial Institutions. Take Charge of Credit June 15. Credit History & Score. • Ph. (563) 583-6496 • http://www.extension.iastate.edu/dubuque

Fly-By-Night Productions Presents Mothers & Sons By Terrance McNally • Fridays & Saturdays, June 2, 3, 9 & 10 at 7:30 PM and Sunday, June 4 at 2 PM • The Bijou Room, Five Flags Center, 405 Main St. • A poignant reflection of a changed gay America; Tickets $16 each and can be ordered by phone or online. • Ph. (563) 582-6572 • www.flybynightdubuque.com

Northeast Iowa Council, Boy Scouts of America Cub Scout Day Camp • June 3 — 9 AM - 3 PM • Osborne Nature Center, 29862 Osborne Rd, Elkader • Archery, nature, team building games and much more await elementary-age boys at the Cub Scout Day Camps! A great way to encounter the best of Scouting for an unforgettable experience. • Ph. (563) 556-4343 • http://www.scoutsiowa.org/

Dubuque County Library District Summer Read @ Home Kick-Off • June 3 — 10 AM - 1 PM • Asbury Branch, 5290 Grand Meadow Dr., Suite #3 • Drop by for our Summer Reading Kick-Off Fair...Build a Better World! Sign up for our program, get your reading log, register for events, visit our temporary tattoo station, ring toss game & more. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Camp Albrecht Acres 32nd Annual Country Breakfast • June 4 — 7:30 AM - Noon • Kehl Center, 14837 Sherrill Road, Sherrill • Bring the whole family out to enjoy this hearty meal of eggs, pancakes, toast, meat, rolls, coffee, juice and milk. All proceeds benefit Camp Albrecht Acres. Adults: $8; Ages 4-11: $5; Under 4: Free. • Ph. (563) 552-1771 • www.albrechtacres.org

Dubuque Co. ISU Extension Master Gardener Road Show • June 5 — 6-7:30 PM • Carnegie-Stout Public Library, Dubuque • A platform for plant and garden lovers to bring their questions to the table and get answers to help keep their gardens flourishing. This program is FREE. Those seeking advice are encouraged to drop in. • Ph. (563) 583-6496 • http://www.extension.iastate.edu/dubuque/MGroadshow

Dubuque County Library District Summer Read @ Home Kick-Off • June 5 — 10 AM - 1 PM • Farley/Drexler Branch, 405 3rd Ave. NE, Farley • Drop by for our Summer Reading Kick-Off Fair...Build a Better World! Sign up for our program, get your reading log, register for events, visit our temporary tattoo station, ring toss game & more. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging Bingo • June 5 - Aug. 28 — 10:30-11:30 AM • St. Matthew's Church, 1780 White St., Dubuque • Come enjoy FREE Bingo every Monday. • Ph. (563) 543-7065 • www.nei3a.org

Dubuque Co. ISU Extension Lunch ’n' Learn Garden Series • June 7 — 12:15-12:45 PM • Carnegie-Stout Public Library - 3rd Floor, Dubuque • Join Master Gardeners and Dubuque area growers with a new topic featured each month, providing a "snapshot" of things to consider when planning, planting, and maintaining your garden each season. • Ph. (563) 583-6496 • http://www.extension.iastate.edu/dubuque/lunch

Clutterers/Hoarders Anonymous Meeting • every Monday — 9-10 AM • Mt. Carmel's Caritas Studio, 1130 Carmel Dr. • this 12-step program is open to all • Ph. Dolores Becker, B.V.M., at 563-556-3240 Ext. 4126

Gamblers Anonymous Open Meeting • every Wednesday — 7-9 PM • Dubuque Fellowship Club, 1166 Main St., lower level (under The Source); free parking in rear • Ph. John at 815-281-1041 for more info