Community Calendar

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

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Rising Star Theatre Company "Sister Act," the musical • Now - July 21 — 7:30 PM - 9:30 PM • Five Flags Theater, Dubuque • "Sister Act" is the musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film that has audiences jumping to their feet. A tribute to the universal power of friendship, "Sister Act" is reason to rejoice. • Ph. (563) 589-4254 • risingstartheatrecompany.com

Dubuque County Library District Bloxels Gamer Camp • July 16 — 5:30-7:30 PM • Holy Cross Branch, 895 Main St. • Design your own video game with Bloxels. Create characters, rooms and stories for your game, then play online. Also offered July 19; attendance both days is not required. For second grade and older. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Homemade Instruments • July 17 — 10-11 AM • Peosta/NICC Branch, 8342 NICC Drive, Peosta • Make your own maracas, drums and other musical instruments. For kindergarten and older. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Ballroom Dance  Ballroom Dance • July 17 — 5-8 PM • Happy’s Place; 2323 Rockdale Rd. • Ballroom, Country, Line Dance, requests, fun & food for all. • Ph. (563) 599-0197

Dubuque County Library District Summer Story Time • July 17 — 10:30-11 AM at Holy Cross Branch, 895 Main St. OR 11:15-11:45 AM at Farley/Drexler Branch, 405 Third Ave. NE, Farley • Enjoy stories, songs, early literacy activities and more. For ages 2-preschool, but the whole family is welcome. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Summer Story Time • July 18 — 10:30-11 AM • Epworth Branch, 110 Bierman Rd. • Enjoy stories, songs, early literacy activities and more. For ages 2-preschool, but the whole family is welcome. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Summer Story Time • July 19 — 9:30-10 AM at Peosta/NICC Branch, 8342 NICC Drive, Peosta OR 10:45-11:15 AM at Asbury Programming Room, 5290 Grand Meadow Drive, Suite 3 • Enjoy stories, songs, early literacy activities and more. For ages 2-preschool, but the whole family is welcome. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Water Rocks! • July 19 — 1-2 PM at Asbury Programming Room, 5290 Grand Meadow Drive, Suite 3 OR 3-4 PM at Epworth Branch, 110 Bierman Rd. • Participate in activities to learn the impacts from urban and agricultural uses of land on water quality, and the connections between our soil and water. For third-fifth grades. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Bloxels Gamer Camp • July 19 — 5:30-7:30 PM • Holy Cross Branch, 895 Main St. • Design your own video game with Bloxels. Create characters, rooms and stories for your game, then play online. For second grade and older. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Dubuque County Library District Page Turners Book Club • July 19 — 6:30-8 PM • Asbury Programming Room, 5290 Grand Meadow Drive, Suite 3 • This month’s selection is “Spider Women’s Daughter,” by Anne Hillerman. The book club is open to the public. You don’t need to read the book to join. We also discuss books and authors we’ve enjoyed. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Toys for Tots Courtyard Concert • Thursday, July 19 — 6 PM • Schmid Innovation Center Courtyard, 955 Washington St. • music by Medicinal Purposes & FY5, with tickets for $15 available only at the door, proceeds of which benefit Marine Corps Toys For Tots in the Tri-States; also food & beverages, with free ice water & lemonade • Email bryce@dubuque365.com

The Grand Opera House presents the musical The Pajama Game • July 20-29 — 1 PM • 135 W 8th St. • Based on the novel “7-1/2 Cents” by Dubuque’s Richard Bissel, the story traces its origin to the H.B. Glover Factory in Dubuque. Witness a piece of local history unfold in this award winning musical. • Ph. (563) 588-1305 • www.thegrandoperahouse.com

Singles in Agriculture Dance with Sounds of Nashville • July 21 — 7-11 PM • Lakeside Ballroom, Guttenberg • The event is open to the public. Cost is $10 at the door. • Ph. (563) 845-0070 • singlesinagriculture.org

Dubuque County Library District Interactive Movie • July 21 — 10 AM - Noon • Asbury Programming Room, 5290 Grand Meadow Drive, Suite 3 • All ages are invited to follow along with a movie and interact with the story. Everyone will be given instructions on when to do actions that go with the movie. See our website for the movie title. • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

Hawkeye Vintage Farm Machinery Association Tractor Pull • Sunday, July 22 — 10:30 AM • Dubuque County Fairgrounds, Dubuque, IA

Holy Trinity Church Auction • July 22 — 11 AM - 5 PM • 101 S. Andres St., Luxemburg • The annual auction has a wide array of items. Lunch will be available on the grounds beginning at 11 a.m., with the auction beginning at noon. • Ph. (563) 870-4041 • www.sites.google.com/site/lasallepastorate/

Rockdale United Methodist Church Gospel Concert • July 25 — 7-8:30 PM • 1500 Old Mill Rd., Dubuque • Join us for an evening with the gospel singing group And He Walks With Me. Free ice cream sundaes will be provided following the concert. A free-will offering will be accepted. • Ph. (563) 590-2542

St. Luke's United Methodist Church Handel's Messiah with Sing-along • July 31 — 7:30-9 PM • 1199 Main St. (accessible alley entrance) • Messiah sections by area singers and instrumentalists including orchestra. Free admission. Donations support People In Need (PIN) & St. Luke's Jesus Fund. • Ph. (563) 582-4543 • www.stlukesumcdbq.org