A List of Tri State Happenings

Tri State Happenings/WJOD

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Through the Month of April, Individuals at or below the Federal Poverty Guidelines are eligible to apply for the Low-Income Energy Assistance Program facilitated through the Hawkeye Area Community Action Program. Persons in Dubuque, Delaware, Jones and Jackson counties can download an application and get complete information at www.hacap.org/energy  

Dubuque Girls Independent League  Summer League Registration is Now Open. To register, or for more information, visit http://www.dgilsoftball.com.

The Carnegie-Stout Public Library is offering a free food pantry to the public through January 30th during regular library hours. Anyone in need is welcome to take items from the pantry. If you would like to make a donation of canned goods or dry packaged foods, you can leave them with a staff member at any library service desk.

24-Hour Care and Oak Park Place host a Caregiver Support group for caregivers taking care of Dementia Patients/family members conducted by trained facilitators. Join them virtually the last Friday of each month at 1:00pm. Contact Sara Kirkpatrick or Nicole Karberg for log in information.
skirkpatrick@oakparkplace.com or phone (563) 585-4152
nicole@24hourcarehha.com or phone (815) 777-2424

Monday, January 18, 2021 — 7:30 am - 8:30 am

In lieu of the annual birthday breakfast and program at the Grand River Center, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday Celebration will be held LIVE in a virtual format. The event is free and no registration is required. Meet the speakers and view the LIVE stream at http://www.dbqschools.org/district/community/facesandvoices

Tuesday, January 19, 2021 — 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

In celebration of National Popcorn Day the Grand Opera House will be selling boxes of popcorn for $2 to raise funds for the theater. Stop by the concession stand between 4:00pm and 7:00pm. (Located at  135 W 8th St)

The Carnegie-Stout Public Library will premiere a virtual Author event with Rachel Hoffman at facebook.com/carnegiestout and on the YouTube channel youtube.com/carnegiestout (Please note this event will include the use of adult language) Learn more at www.dubuque.lib.ia.us.

Thursday, January 21, 2021 — 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

Grant County Master Gardeners invite you to join their virtual, Triple Speaker Series. Sessions are free and open to all. Registration is required. Register by calling (608)723-2125 or email: lori.vesperman@wisc.edu  Zoom link will be sent, via email, to registered participants. Live sessions 6:30pm-7:30pm.  Tonight “Fatal Flora” with Molly Wood will be featured.

Saturday, January 23, 2021 — 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

The Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation’s Open Hike Night will be held at the Casper Bluff Land & Water Reserve. Luminarias will light the trails leading to the Thunderbird effigy mound, the Galena Rotary Pavilion, and the new story walk for kids. Admission is free with donations to JDCF gladly accepted. Masks required in the parking lot and groups of 10 or less only. (Casper Bluff is located at 870 S Pilot Knob Rd, Galena, IL)

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 — 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

GracePoint Church will host a Community Blood Drive inside the Fellowship Center located at 3100 Windsor Ave., Dubuque. To donate, please contact please visit www.bloodcenter.org and use group code 1318 to locate the drive or call blood drive coordinator, Martha Intveld at (563) 581-6371. Masks and appointments are required.

Thursday, January 28, 2021 — 4:00 pm

Registrations are due by 4:00pm today for Sinsinawa Mound Center’s workshop “Native Nations and Treaties of the Tristate Region” presented via Zoom from 10:00am to 11:00am on Saturday, Jan. 30th. Call (608) 748-4411 or visit www.sinsinawa.org/moundcenter. (this workshop will feature Joshua Wachuta, a public historian based in southwestern Wisconsin)

Thursday, January 28, 2021 — 7:00 pm

The Carnegie-Stout Public Library will present a virtual program with artist and mechanical sculptor Don Becker. This virtual event is free but will be conducted through Zoom, so internet access and an email address are required to attend. Please register in advance at https://bit.ly/DBQAutomaton or via the online calendar at www.dubuque.lib.ia.us.

Saturday, January 30, 2021 — 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Central Park in Center Junction will host the Family Snowshoeing and Animal Tracks and

Sign Foray. Families will sign up for either the morning, 10:00am to Noon, or afternoon, 1:00pm to 3:00pm programs. Space is limited. To register your family and reserve snowshoes.,contact the Jones County Naturalist at naturalist@co.jones.ia.us or call or text (319) 481-7987. (Located at 12515 Central Park Rd.  Center Junction)

Saturday, January 30, 2021 — 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Platteville Driftbusters Snowmobile Club is hosting their 13th Annual Radar Run and Cancer Fundraiser at The BARn at 6935 Moundview Road in Platteville. Classes for kids and adults to enjoy. New this year is an Atv,Utv track. If you have questions, please call Jeremy at (608) 778 8531 or visit the club’s Facebook page.

Monday, February 8, 2021 — 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

The Dyersville Community Blood Drive will be held at the Dyersville Social Center. All donors will receive choice of gift card or a t-shirt. To schedule an appointment, click the link to view the schedule or call Erica at (563) 321-9613.

Friday February 19

ST. JOSEPH'S PARISH FISH FRY.  St. Joseph's School, Sinsinawa, WI. Drive Through Only.  S15.00.  To be picked up between 4:00 and 7:30 pm.  To Pre-Order:   Print off the form on the School Website   https://stjosephcs.webs.com/  or call St. Joseph School at 608-748-4442. All proceeds go to St. Joseph's School
Saturday February 20th
Spend Lent with the life and teachings of Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton through Sinsinawa Mound Center’s Lenten Series—On Pilgrimage: Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton. Eric Anglada, ecological programming coordinator, leads this online retreat from 10 to 11 a.m. CST Saturdays, Feb. 20 and March 6 and 20. Sign up for one, two, or three sessions. Themes are Conversion (Feb. 20), Life of Prayer (March 6), and Love in Action (March 20). The fee is $10 per person per session, and the registration deadline is at 4 p.m. the Thursday before the event. Please register by contacting Guest Services at 608-748-4411 or visiting our website at www.sinsinawa.org/moundcenter.
Saturday March  6th
Spend Lent with the life and teachings of Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton through Sinsinawa Mound Center’s Lenten Series—On Pilgrimage: Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton. Eric Anglada, ecological programming coordinator, leads this online retreat from 10 to 11 a.m. CST Saturdays, March 6 and 20. Sign up for one, or two sessions. Themes are Life of Prayer (March 6), and Love in Action (March 20). The fee is $10 per person per session, and the registration deadline is at 4 p.m. the Thursday before the event. Please register by contacting Guest Services at 608-748-4411 or visiting our website at www.sinsinawa.org/moundcenter.
Saturday March 20th
Spend Lent with the life and teachings of Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton through Sinsinawa Mound Center’s Lenten Series—On Pilgrimage: Dorothy Day and Thomas Merton. Eric Anglada, ecological programming coordinator, leads this online retreat from 10 to 11 a.m. CST Saturday March 20. Theme isLove in Action The fee is $10 per person per session, and the registration deadline is at 4 p.m. the Thursday before the event. Please register by contacting Guest Services at 608-748-4411 or visiting our website at www.sinsinawa.org/moundcenter.