A List of Tri State Happenings

Tri State Happenings/WJOD

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The National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium is offering free live virtual programs this fall on a variety of behind-the-scenes topics. The programs are held at 7:00pm and take place select Tuesdays through Nov. 10th. Each program is limited to 100 participants. Visit rivermuseum.com for complete details.

The American Legion Post 6 in Dubuque annual Oratorical Contest for all High School students, freshmen through seniors on December 6th, Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Post 6 Clubhouse (1306 Delhi St, corner of Delhi and University). All information and application forms have been submitted to Hempstead, Senior, and Wahlert High Schools. All interested students need to write and perform a speech on the U.S. Constitution and/or amendments. Contact your High School Counselors for information, or contact John Zeimet at 563-590-8483

Sinsinawa Mound remains closed to the public and all programs, events, concerts, prayer services, meetings, tours, and retreats have been canceled through Sept. 1 as they continue to adhere to the guidelines set forth by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in the United States.

Thursday October 22nd
Dubuque County Fairgrounds TRUNK OR TREAT from 5:30-7PM.
$1.00 per Trick or Treater. Please wear a mask and stay 6 feet from other trunk or treaters.
The Dubuque Moose Lodge in partnership with the Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be hosting a blood drive from 3pm till 6pm at the Lodge Community Room at 2635 Windsor Ave, Dubuque. Appointments and masks are required. To make an appointment, call Erica at (563) 321-9613 or schedule online www.bloodcenter.org and use group code 2959.
Saturday October 24th

Church of the Resurrection 4300 Asbury Road, Dubuque FREE  Drive Thru FOOD PANTRY !  8:30 AM to 10:00 AM.  1 box per family.  Boxes will be loaded into your vehicle by volunteers.

The Dubuque Arboretum fall cleanups will occur on October 24 and 31, 9 - 12 with a light lunch served at noon.  Anyone interested in helping call the Arboretum at 563-556-2100.  Social distancing will be adhered to; please bring your own gloves.

It's Lego Time at the Brickl Memorial Library in Dickeyville! It will be from 9:30 am until 11:00 am.

Friday October 30th

Annual Dubuque County Fairgrounds pork banquet from 5pm till 7:30pm.  Daryl's famous pork loin and all the fixings.  Adults $12 in advance or $14 at the door.  Kids age 5-11 $5.  Get your meal "to go" for just $1 more. Tickets available from any fair director or at the fairgrounds office.  More info 563-588-1406

Saturday October 31st

The Dubuque Arboretum fall cleanups will occur on October 31, 9 - 12 with a light lunch served at noon.  Anyone interested in helping call the Arboretum at 563-556-2100.  Social distancing will be adhered to; please bring your own gloves.

Wednesday November 11th

American Legion Dubuque Post #6 Annual Veterans Day Ceremony at 10:30 a.m. at the Dubuque Arboretum, Veterans Plaza near main entry, American Legion Dubuque Post #6 will host the ceremony outdoors at Dubuque Arboretum in Marshall Park Veterans Plaza, 3800 Arboretum Dr, Dubuque, Iowa, 52001. All Tristate Veterans organizations and military units are encouraged to participate. Dubuque and Tristate Area Veterans thank-you for your continued support and cooperation.

Saturday November 21st

Opening Doors’ 19th Annual Attitude of Gratitude Fundraiser will be held at the Grand River Center,500 Bell St. The event starting at 4:30pm features entertainment, a plated dinner, auction, rae and an inspiring story. Cost is $75. More information at openingdoorsdbq.org/AOG/