A List of Tri State Happenings

Tri State Happenings/WJOD

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 Sat Aug 18

7:30 am - 12:00 pm. The Alzheimer’s 5K /10K will be held on the course starting at heritage pond trail on Hwy 52. You can register online at getmeregistered.com or visit their Facebook page. New this year is a FREE kids race at 7:30am.

-The 4th Annual Jackson Hohmann “Be a Friend” Walk will take place the Dubuque Soccer Complex at 12896 John F Kennedy Road. Registration at 9am with walk beginning at 10:30am. The theme for this year’s family-friendly event is “reach for your goals.” This is a free-will donation casual walk around the soccer complex. There will also be kids activities, a raffle, lunch, and more. For more info, contact angie@livelikejack8.org.

4:00 pm. Join the Ski Bellevue Water Ski Team for a free performance on the Mississippi River south of Lock 12 in Bellevue. View the show from Riverview Street. For a schedule of this year’s performances, visit the Ski Bellevue Facebook page.

Sun Aug 19

11:00 am - 6:00 pm.  The Southwestern Booster Club will hold a Golf Fundraiser at the Galena Golf Course. This is a 4-person 9-hole best shot with a silent auction, lawn games, cookout, and live music from 1:00pm – 4:00pm. All proceeds go to Southwestern athletic teams.

Tue Aug 21

Peosta Picnic for our Park. 3pm-7pm. View pictures of the new park and learn more about it's development. Burger or hotdog with chips for just $6.  Ice cream for $2. Event will be held in the Fidelity Bank parking lot in Peosta.

Fri Aug 24 & Sat Aug 25

Members of the East Central Iowa Association of REALTORS® (ECIAR) are helping local food banks “Fill the Need” by conducting food drives in four (4) area cities.

Dubuque area REALTOR® members will be collecting food donations Friday August 24th and Saturday August 25th at the HyVee Supermarkets locations in Asbury, Locust Street and Dodge Street and the Fareway Food Store on JFK. Bellevue, Dyersville and Maquoketa members will be collecting food donations Friday September 21st and Saturday September 22nd at the Fareway Food Stores in Dyersville and Maquoketa and Bender’s Food in Bellevue.

Sat Aug 25

3rd Annual Great River Threshers Truck and Tractor Pull Benefit for Jim Jess Saturday, August 25, 2018 ADMISSION Adults — $10 Ages 6-12 — $5 5 and under — Free PIT PASS $10/PERSON WEIGH IN STARTS: 3:30 p.m. PULL STARTS: 5:00 p.m. $20 ENTRY FEE – ALL CLASSES 100% payback per class $1,000 additional purse Limit: 2 hooks per truck and tractor TRACTORCADE 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. beginning from Thresher’s Grounds (Miles, Iowa) $20 entry fee – lunch included. For more information, contact: Ryan Jargo 563-357-1277 Warren Moeller 562-357-0453 Aaron Fier 563-357-3470

10:00 am - 2:00 pm.  The Dubuque Leisure Services Department will hold the annual “Doggie Dip” at Flora Pool. The schedule: 10:00am to 11:00am: Dogs 30 lbs and smaller. 11:30am to 12:30pm: Dogs 31 to 60 lbs. and 1:00pm to 2:00pm: Dogs 61 lbs. and larger.

1:00 pm - 4:30 pm. Potosi Brewfest will be held at the Holiday Gardens Event Center, Potosi, WI. There will be More than 60 vendors, live music & food. All proceeds will benefit the Potosi Foundation. Tickets are on sale now at https://bit.ly/2JEzUOo.

Sun Sept 1

All Day Event:  Today is the registration deadline to take part in the 3rd annual “Heroes for History Stair Challenge” 5K competitive Run/Fun Walk on Galena’s iconic Green Street staircase to be held on Saturday, September 8th. Go to History5k.org to register. (Net proceeds from will be split between the Historical Society and Galena-based first responder agencies.)

Tue Sept 2

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm. A Caregivers Support Group will meet at Sinsinawa Mound. Sister Maryann Lucy, OP, a licensed professional counselor, will lead the group. If you have questions please call (608)748-4411 or visit sinsinawa.org/moundcenter. No registration required.

Sun Sept 9

St. Joseph Bellevue annual pork roast.  Sunday, September 9.  Serving from 11:00 AM to 2:30 PM in Trinity Center.  Polka Mass at 10:15 a.m. by the Sieverding Band & friends.