Community Calendar

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

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Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging Bingo • Mondays now - July 31 — 10:30-11:30 AM • Dubuque Senior Center - St. Matthew's Church - 1780 White St. • Come enjoy FREE Bingo with prizes every Monday! • Ph. (563) 543-7065 • www.nei3a.org

Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging Weekday Meals • Now - Aug. 1 — 11 AM - Noon • Dubuque Senior Center @ St. Matthew's Church, 1780 White St. • Hot meals available on a donation basis for people ages 60 and older, otherwise the cost per meal is $8.28. Call by noon the day before to reserve your meal. • Ph. (563) 543-7065 • www.nei3a.org

Rising Star Theatre Company The Wizard of Oz • July 14-22 — 7:30-9:30 PM • Five Flags Theater, Dubuque • This classic musical will captivate the entire family as they travel down the Yellow Brick Road and beyond with Dorothy, Toto, the Cowardly Lion, the Tin Man and the Scarecrow. • Ph. (563) 589-4254 • risingstartheatrecompany.com

Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging Fresh Conversations Program • July 19 — 12:30-1:00 PM • Alverno Apartments Community Room, 3525 Windsor Ave. • Program for Seniors focusing on health, staying active, and promoting good food choices. All are welcome and it's FREE to attend! • Ph. (563) 543-7065 • www.nei3a.org

Mines of Spain State Park Mesquakie Days of Summer: Mythology (Part 3) • July 20 — 2-3 PM • EB Lyons Center, 8991 Bellevue Heights, Dubuque • Free, family-friendly event. Join us as we learn about the Mesquakie culture from the eyes of children. Listen to mythology and legends that Mesquakie children heard in the 1700s. • Ph. (563) 556-0620 • http://www.minesofspain.org/events/2017-07/

Dubuque County Library District Page Turners Book Club • July 20 — 6:30-8 PM • Asbury Branch Programming Room, 5290 Grand Meadow Dr. • Our book selection for this month is "New Prairie Kitchen" by Summer Miller. Members will be making recipes from the book to enjoy. Open to the public! • Ph. (563) 582-0008 • www.dubcolib.lib.ia.us

The Grand Opera House "Gypsy" • July 20-30 — 1 PM • 135 W 8th St. • "Gypsy" is loosely based on the memoirs of the queen of burlesque, Gypsy Rose Lee. • Ph. (563) 588-1305 • www.thegrandoperahouse.com

Hawkeye Vintage Farm Machinery Association Tractor Pull • Sunday, July 23 — 10:30 AM • Dubuque County Fairgrounds • food & drink available

Mines of Spain State Park Mesquakie Days of Summer: Wikiup (Part 4) • July 23 — 10 AM - Noon • EB Lyons Center, 8991 Bellevue Heights, Dubuque • Free, family-friendly event. Join us as we learn about the Mesquakie culture from the eyes of children. Learn about how the Mesquakie lived and create a miniature wikiup! • Ph. (563) 556-0620 • http://www.minesofspain.org/events/2017-07/

Holy Trinity Parish Auction • July 23 — 11 AM - 5 PM • Holy Trinity Parish Grounds, Luxemburg • Lots of great items and the live and silent auctions. Lunch stand available. • Ph. (563) 599-0203

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center First Congregational United Church Blood Drive • July 24 — 3-6 PM • 225 W. 10th St. • Each presenting donor will receive a voucher to claim a $10 gift card. • Ph. (563) 542-3598 • www.bloodcenterimpact.org

MI Carnegie-Stout Public Library Blood Drive • July 24 — 10 AM - 1 PM • 360 W. 11th St. • All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a $10 gift card and also will be entered into a monthly drawing for a chance to win a $2,500 vacation package! • Ph. (563) 589-4225 • www.bloodcenterimpact.org

Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging "Seniors Get Movin' • July 24 — 10:30-11 AM • Dubuque Senior Center @ St. Matthews, 1780 White St. • FREE to attend! Call to register for this low-impact, chair exercise program for seniors. • Ph. (563) 543-7065 • www.nei3a.org

Alzheimer's Association Community Education • Wednesday, July 26 — 1-2:30 PM and 2:45-4:15 PM • Mercy Medical Center 1st Floor Education Room (near cafeteria), 250 Mercy Dr. • free to the general public, caregivers or anyone with an interest; the 1 PM class covers the basics of Alzheimer's and dementia, how they compare with normal aging, how they are diagnosed/treated, and what to do if warning signs appear; the 2:45 PM class covers the essential steps of caring for someone diagnosed with a progressive disease like Alzheimer's; advanced registration is required by calling 1-800-272-3900 or online at www.alz.org (browse to Caregiver Center, Community Resource Finder, then Alzheimer's Association Programs and Events • For more information contact Jerry Schroeder at 563-293-8056 or jschroeder@alz.org

Friends of the Galena Public Library 2017 Galena Public Library Pre-owned Book Sale • Friday, July 28 (9 AM to 7 PM) & Saturday, July 29 (9 AM - 1 PM) • Galena Convention Center; 900 Galena Square Drive, Galena • Ph. (815) 777-0200 • www.galenalibrary.org

Hospice of Dubuque Big Duffer Hospice Golf Outing • Saturday, July 29 — 1 PM shotgun start • Lacoma Golf Course, East Dubuque • $75/person for 18 holes, $55/person for 9 holes (includes green fees, cart rental and dinner), $25/person for dinner only; all skill levels welcome; evening also features silent auction & raffle prizes; all proceeds benefit Hospice of Dubuque • Ph. 563-582-1220 or visit www.hospiceofdubuque.org

Green Iowa AmeriCorps 3rd Annual Summer Sustainability Fair • July 29 — 11 AM - 3 PM • 300 Iowa St., Dubuque • partnering with Dubuque Rescue Mission. Admission is free, stop by to learn more about sustainability! • Ph. (563) 556-5130 • http://www.greeniowaamericorps.org/summer-sustainability-fair

Dubuque Co. ISU Extension Lunch ’n' Learn Garden Series • Aug. 2 — 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