Ongoing & Recurring Events
Arcade Meetup LGBTQ + Social
3 RD SUN @ 4:45 – 6:45 PM BACKPOCKET DUBUQUE Gathering for LGBTQ + community and allies . All ages . 333 E 10 th St . facebook . com / DubuqueLGBTQ .
Social Connections for Singles Euchre
MON @ 6:15 PM DENNY ’ S LUX CLUB Come for friends and euchre . 3050 Asbury Rd . 815-297-3308 .
Dubuque Area Humanists
3 RD MON @ 6:30 – 8 PM DUBUQUE COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY ( ASBURY , IA ) Cultivate a community in Dubuque who is good without God . Free . 5290 Grand Meadow Dr , Asbury , IA . facebook . com / dubuqueareahumanists ..
1 ST TUE & SAT @ 10 AM MISSISSIPPI RIVER MUSEUM & AQUARIUM Discover the ABCs of the world around us . Hands-on activities including a craft and a game . RSVP suggested . Ages 2 – 5 with parent / caregiver . $ 10 for non-members ; $ 8 for members ; adult free . 350 E 3 rd St . 563-557-9545 . RiverMuseum . com .
Faith Writers Group
3 RD TUE @ 6:30 – 8 PM ONLINE Shalom Spirituality Center ’ s monthly writer ’ s group allows time to share up to two pages of writing with an opportunity for feedback and critique from other members . Facilitated by Mary Potter Kenyon . Free . 563-582-3592 . shalomretreats . org .
MFC Teen Nights
WED @ 5:30 – 7:30 PM MULTICULTURAL FAMILY CENTER Teens can enjoy dinner and activities while hanging out in a safe , fun environment that promotes unity among diversity and empowers youth to reach their potential . Free . 1101 Central Ave . 563-582-3681 . MFCdbq . org .
Toastmasters Speakeasy Club
2 ND , 4 TH , AND 5 TH WED @ 5:30 PM CARNEGIE-STOUT PUBLIC LIBRARY Overcome your fear of public speaking and develop the skills to give an organized , dynamic , and interesting presentation . Ages 18 +. Free . 360 W 11 th St . facebook . com / ToastmastersSpeakeasyClub .
2 ND WED @ 6 PM SMOKESTACK Have a drink with environmentally-minded friends and discuss local issues concerning global environmental challenges . 62 E 7 th St . GreenDubuque . org .
3 RD WED @ 6 – 7:30 PM SMOKESTACK No meeting in December . SheUnites is an inclusive women ’ s group in Dubuque , working to connect women across the region through education , philanthropy , mutual support , and more . All are worthy , all belong , all are welcome . Free . 62 E 7 th St . SheUnitesIowa . com .
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Social Connections for Singles Meet & Greet
FRI @ 5 – 7 PM SHOT TOWER INN Come for friends and food . 390 Locust St . 563-845-0070 .
Platteville Winter Farmer ’ s Market
1 ST & 3 RD SAT THROUGH APR 30 @ 8 AM-NOON ROUNTREE GALLERY ( PLATTEVILLE , WI ) Find homegrown and handmade products from fresh produce and prepared food to art and crochet blankets . 120 W Main St , Platteville , WI . 608-218-4374 . PlattevilleFarmers MarketWI . com .
Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers
2 ND SAT THROUGH APRIL @ 10 – 10:30 AM CARNEGIE-STOUT PUBLIC LIBRARY Lollipops & Music for Our Preschoolers ( L & MOP ) is a concert series for preschool children and their families . Performers presents a miniconcert introducing children to a variety of musical styles and instruments . Masks required for ages 2 +. Free . 360 W 11 th St . 563-690-0151 . NISOM . com .
Driftless Poets Monthly Workshop
2 ND SAT @ 2 – 4 PM ONLINE Local and aspiring poets are invited to provide support and encouragement for poets seeking honest feedback on their work . Submit work one week in advance to receive feedback and critique . RSVP . 608-987-3292 . driftlesspoets . com .
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27 TH ANNUAL
Reflections in the Park
NOW THROUGH JANUARY 2 @ 5 – 10 PM LOUIS MURPHY PARK ( 1700 S GRANDVIEW AVE ) Join Hillcrest Family Services for the 27 th annual Reflections in the Park , a Hillcrest Lights Festival ! Drive through the park and enjoy the beauty of the twinkling lights this holiday . Santa will visit every Monday .
Pick up advanced tickets for $ 10 per vehicle at any DB & T location or pay $ 12 at the gate . Proceeds benefit the programs of Hillcrest Family Services . For more information , call 563-845-0378 or find “ Reflections in the Park ” on Facebook . •
Dubuque Winter Farmers Market
SATURDAYS THROUGH APRIL 30 @ 9 AM – NOON KENNEDY MALL WEST CONCOURSE ACROSS FROM PLANET FITNESS ( 555 JFK RD ) Join the Dubuque Winter Farmers Market Market Tokens are available for purchase at the Winter Market Information for their 15 th season on Saturdays from 9 a . m . to noon in Kennedy Mall . Winter Booth . Use your credit , debit , or SNAP / Market is held in the west concourse in EBT card to purchase tokens that are the former Younkers Men ’ s storefront near used just like cash at all vendor booths . Planet Fitness . Winter Farmers Market will In an effort to reduce , reuse , and be open every Saturday ( except Dec . 25 recycle , Winter Market organizers and Jan . 1 ) through April 30 , 2022 . encourage you to bring your own reusable shopping bags . They also offer a
This season , over 30 regional vendors will offer seasonal produce , eggs , meats , recycling station that will accept clean cheeses , honey , maple syrup , starter egg cartons , glass canning / mason jars plants , herbs , baked goods , and more . ( only ), and plastic grocery bags .
On Dec . 18 , the market stays open one Become part of the energy by participating as a vendor , shopping each week , hour later and welcomes holiday art and craft vendors for the first time ever ! Shop or volunteering . To volunteer , contact local , unique handmade goods for your holiday gift-giving . Many of the regular market manager @ wintermarketdbq . com .
Market Manager , Danielle Stowell , at
vendors will have special holiday gift boxes Founded in 2007 by a group of of your favorite local food products as well . dedicated volunteers , Dubuque Winter
Also added to the Dec . 18 roster is Farmers Market is made possible through Food For Thought : A Winter Market partnerships with the Four Mounds Speaker Series at 11 a . m . Join for engaging Foundation , Kennedy Mall , and Dubuque conversations with farmers , advocates , Main Street , with support from City of and food system disrupters who will help Dubuque , Sustainable Dubuque , and you make connections to the broader Dubuque County Food Policy Council . food system . For more information , visit For more information , visit wintermarketdbq . com / speakerseries . wintermarketdbq . com . •
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