Community Calendar

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Dubuque County Library District Page to Stage: Junie B. Jones • Nov. 13 — 5-6 PM • Epworth Branch, 110 Bierman Rd. • All ages can join Junie B. for crafts and activities related to the holidays. Registration is required online or by calling 563-582-0008. This is part of a partnership with the UD Heritage Center. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Shalom Spirituality Center Reading That Matters Book Discussion Group • Nov. 13 — 7-8:30 PM • 1001 Davis St. • Everyone is welcome to come discuss the book "Carry On: A Story of Resilience, Redemption, and an Unlikely Family," by Lisa Fenn. Cost is $6. • Ph. (563) 582-3592 • www.shalomretreats.org

Tri-State Modelers November Meeting • Nov. 14 — 7-8 PM • Mt. Pleasant Home, 1695 Mt. Pleasant St. • Guests of all ages are welcome to the meeting. Receive free assistance building and flying radio-controlled aircraft. Indoor flying electric aircraft will be used during the winter. • Ph. (563) 564-0800 • tristatemodelers.org

Dubuque County Library District Story Time • Nov. 14 — 11:15-11:45 AM • Asbury Branch, 5290 Grand Meadow Dr., Suite 3 • The half-hour story time for preschool-age children includes read-aloud time, early literacy activities and crafts. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Device Advice • Nov. 14 — 2-4 PM • Asbury Branch, 5290 Grand Meadow Dr., Suite 3 • This is a great chance to become more comfortable with your device in a casual setting, plus explore services and meet the library support staff. Ideal for seniors. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Optimizing Social Security • Nov. 14 — 6-7 PM • Asbury Branch, 5290 Grand Meadow Dr., Suite 3 • Learn strategies to maximize Social Security retirement benefits. Learn how to sort through hundreds of options to ensure your choices are right for you. Hosted by Tim Zauche. Open to the public. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

East Dubuque District Library Family Reading Night • Nov. 15 — 4-7 PM • 122 Wisconsin Ave. • Come read with your family while you enjoy some snacks. • Ph. (815) 747-3052 • edlibrary.org

Dubuque County Library District Bedtime Story Time • Nov. 15 — 6:15-6:45 PM • Farley/Drexler Branch, 405 Third Ave. NE, Farley • Children ages 2-6 can snuggle up with PJs, blankets and a stuffed animal for relaxing stories, an early literacy activity and gentle yoga. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Page Turners Book Club • Nov. 15 — 6:30-7:30 PM • Asbury Branch, 5290 Grand Meadow Dr., Suite 3 • The Page Turners Book Club is reading “Paper Bag Christmas,” by Kevin Alan Milne. Copies are available at the Asbury branch. The book club is open to the public. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Page to Stage: Junie B. Jones • Nov. 15 — 4-5-PM • Asbury Branch, 5290 Grand Meadow Dr., Suite 3 • All ages can join Junie B. for crafts and activities related to the holidays. Registration is required online or by calling 563-582-0008. This is part of a partnership with the UD Heritage Center. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque Senior High School Rams Booster Club Fall Auction and Bake Sale • Nov. 16 — 6-10 PM • 2323 Rockdale Rd. • The silent auction begins at 6 p.m. with online bidding and a live auction at 7:30 p.m. Turkey and dressing and pork sandwiches, bake sale, 50/50 raffles, YETI raffle and RAMS apparel will be for sale. • Ph. (563) 552-5521 • https://www.ramboosterclub.org/events/

University of Dubuque Heritage Center The Wonder Bread Years • Nov. 16 — 7:30-9 PM • 2255 Bennett St. • A fresh and funny salute to Americana, The Wonder Bread Years is a fast-paced, hilarious production that walks the line between standup and theater. It’s a comic bullseye for Baby Boomers everywhere. • Ph. (563) 585-7469 • http://www.dbq.edu/HeritageCenter/PurchaseTickets/

Roshek Building 2018 Roshek Holiday • Nov. 16 - Dec. 22 — 5-9 PM • 700 Locust St. • The event will feature a tree lighting ceremony, silent auction to benefit local non-profits, musical performances, veteran holiday card drop off, caring/sharing tree and family fun night. • Ph. (563) 583-1470 • roshekbuilding.com

Knights of Columbus Council 510 Prime Rib & Chicken Dinner • Saturday, Nov. 17 — 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

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra: on air • Nov. 17 (7:30 PM) & 18 (2 PM) • Five Flags Theater, 405 Main St. • Violinist YooJin Jang is featured in "Autumn" and "Winter" of Vivaldi’s Four Seasons. An evening serenade and nocturne paint a beautiful sunset image. • Ph. (563) 557-1677 • www.dubuquesymphony.org

Opening Doors Annual Attitude of Gratitude Fundraiser • Nov. 17 — 5:30-10 PM • Grand River Center • Bid in a silent and live auction, enjoy a delicious meal, hear inspiring stories all while ending home-lessness in Dubuque. • Ph. (563) 582-7480 • openingdoorsdbq.org

Sherrill United Methodist Church 65th Annual Lord's Acre Auction Sale • Nov. 17 — 4:30-10 PM • Kehl Center at Albrecht Acres, Sherrill • Lunch will be served beginning at 4:30 p.m. The sale begins at 6 p.m. and includes door prizes and frozen beef and pork, shelled corn, straw bales, baked goods, homemade food and more. • Ph. (563) 552-1730

American Cancer Society Discovery Shop Holiday Open House • Nov. 17 — 9:30 AM - 4 PM • 2197 University Ave. • We will feature Christmas and holiday decorations, clothing and accessories. Discovery Shop proceeds benefit the American Cancer Society. • Ph. (563) 582-9800 • https://www.facebook.com/DubuqueDiscoveryShop

The Open Closet @ Almost Home Christmas Themed Garage Sale • Nov. 17 — 8:30-11 AM • St. John's Lutheran Church, 1276 White St. • Christmas gift and decoration themed garage sale to raise funds for The Open Closet. Prices are kept low to keep Christmas affordable. • Ph. (563) 495-0885 • www.almosthomedbq.org

Dubuque County Library District Mat Yoga • Nov. 17 — 8-9 AM • Epworth Branch, 110 Bierman Rd. • The traditional gentle moving class is for young adults and older. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Family Movie • Nov. 17 — 10-11:30 AM • Holy Cross Branch, 895 Main St. • Dracula takes a much-needed vacation in this animated new release film and sequel to “Hotel Transylvania” (rated PG). Check our website for the movie title. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Level Up! • Nov. 17 — 1-2:30 PM • Epworth Branch, 110 Bierman Rd. • Take over the library with board games, puzzles and the library’s Wii-U. Light snacks provided. You are welcome to bring your own E or E10+ rated Wii games. For first grade and older. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

East Dubuque District Library Yoga • Nov. 19 — 5:45-6:30 PM • 122 Wisconsin Ave. • Cost is $5. • Ph. (815) 747-3052 • edlibrary.org

East Dubuque District Library Toddler Time • Nov. 19 — 10:30-11 AM • 122 Wisconsin Ave. • Toddler story, music and craft time. • Ph. (815) 747-3052 • edlibrary.org

Dubuque County Library District Random Fandom • Nov. 19 — 5:30-6:30 PM • Holy Cross Branch, 895 Main St. • Each month we have crafts, snacks and activities focused on a different fandom for first grade and older. All fans are welcome. November’s fandom is “The Hunger Games.” • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Shalom Spirituality Center David Haas in Concert • Nov. 19 — 7-8:30 PM • 1001 Davis St. • Enjoy a concert with David Haas, who is regarded as one of the most prolific composers in liturgical music. Cost is $20 per person or $40 per family up to four—in advance. • Ph. (563) 582-3592 • www.shalomretreats.org

Ballroom Dance Party • Nov. 20 — 5-8 PM • Happy’s Place , Dubuque • Join us for ballroom, country, oldies and line dancing. • Ph. (563) 599-0197

Shalom Spirituality Center David Haas Reflection and Retreat Day • Nov. 20 — 9 AM - 3 PM • 1001 Davis St. • The day-long retreat is based on David Haas' book, "That You Might Have Life: Spiritual Practices for the Call to Holiness." Cost is $50 and includes lunch. • Ph. (563) 582-3592 • www.shalomretreats.org

Dubuque County Library District MakerSpace Time • Nov. 20 — 1:30-2:30 PM • Epworth Branch, 110 Bierman Rd. • Explore a variety of seasonal STEM and STEAM activities for second grade and older. Make your own after-school snack. Invite a friend. This is a two-hour early dismissal for Western Dubuque Schools. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque Area Congregations United 36th Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service • Nov. 21 — 7-8:30 PM • Resurrection Catholic Church, 4300 Asbury Rd. • featuring speaker Dr. John Eby and the Dubuque Chorale Children’s Choir. Offering will go to People In Need, and nonperishables will be given to the Dubuque Food Pantry. • Ph. (563) 599-5205 • www.daculine.org

Dubuque County Library District Family Movie • Nov. 21 — 10-11:45 AM • Asbury Branch, 5290 Grand Meadow Dr., Suite 3 • Dracula takes a much-needed vacation in this animated new release film and sequel to “Hotel Transylvania” (rated PG). Check our website for the movie title. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

The Grand Opera House A Christmas Carol • Nov. 23 & 24 — 7:30-10 PM • 135 W. Eighth St. • Follow Ebenezer Scrooge on a magical journey through Christmas past, present and future, and watch as the Grand Opera House brings this story to life around you. • Ph. (563) 588-1305 • thegrandoperahouse.com

St. Joseph's Parish Holy Name Breakfast • Nov. 25 — 8:30 AM - Noon • 780 County Z, Sinsinawa • The breakfast includes scrambled eggs, sausage, pancakes, hash browns, sweet rolls, coffee, milk and juice. The meal is sponsored by the Holy Name Society. • Ph. (608) 748-4442

Shalom Spirituality Center Centering Prayer • Nov. 26 — 7-8 PM • 1001 Davis St. • Centering Prayer includes quiet, wordless prayer and discussion of topics related to contemplative living. The event is open to everyone, regardless of faith background, and is free. • Ph. (563) 582-3592 • www.shalomretreats.org

East Dubuque District Library Toddler Time • Nov. 26 — 10:30-11 AM • 122 Wisconsin Ave., East Dubuque • Toddler story, music and craft time. • Ph. (815) 747-3052 • edlibrary.org

East Dubuque District Library Yoga • Nov. 26 — 5:45-6:30 PM • 122 Wisconsin Ave., East Dubuque • Cost is $5. • Ph. (815) 747-3052 • edlibrary.org

Dubuque County Library District Lego Explorers • Nov. 26 — 5:30-6:30 PM • Holy Cross Branch, 895 Main St. • We provide Legos and Duplo Blocks, a monthly story and challenges to complete for kindergarten and older. Our November theme is “Robin Hood." • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Imagination Center • Nov. 27 — 4:30-5:30 PM • Peosta/NICC Branch, 8342 NICC Drive, Peosta • Fire up your imagination! We will have three different art and building stations, with a short story read aloud and informal discussion for first grade and older. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Story Time • Nov. 28 — 11:15-11:45 AM • Asbury Branch, 5290 Grand Meadow Dr., Suite 3 • The half-hour story time for preschool-age children includes read-aloud time, early literacy activities and crafts. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us