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Events
THU 5 / 26
Live at the Plaza
5 – 7 PM @ GREEN STREET
PLAZA ( GALENA , IL ) This family-friendly event features regional musicians , performers , food and drink . Visit the plaza to pick up a Live at the Plaza Passport with a list of open-late businesses and opportunities to secure promotional deals and prizes . Free . 110 Green St , Galena , IL . 815-776-9200 . visitgalena . org .
Non-binary : What is it and how should I act around a nonbinary person
6 – 7 PM @ GALENA PUBLIC
LIBRARY ( GALENA , IL )
AND ONLINE You might have heard the term “ non-binary ” within the
past few years , or perhaps “ genderqueer ” or the use of unfamiliar pronouns . This presentation explains these terms , what it means when someone claims them , and etiquette around non-binary people . K Kriesel ( they / them and she / her ) is a hospice chaplain , wedding officiant , and textile artist . They have facilitated workshops for church groups that want to be more LGBTQIA2 inclusive but didn ’ t know where to start , and they were on the diversity committee for the Embroiderers Guild of America . In undergrad they interned at the Milwaukee Gay Arts Center and The Alliance School , an alternative high school for LGBTQIA2 kids who had been bullied out of their regular school . RSVP . 601 S Bench St , Galena , IL . 815-777-0200 . galenalibrary . org .
FRI 5 / 27
Summer Stroll & Stories
7 PM @ LINWOOD
CEMETERY Stroll along through the beautiful and serene Linwood Cemetery , to the graves of the movers and shakers of Dubuque . Enjoy tales of the Tri-State area ’ s past . Please wear comfortable walking shoes . The event opens at 6:30 p . m ., and the walk begins at 7 p . m . ( approx 2 hours ). Minors must be accompanied by an adult . Ages 10 +. RSVP . $ 10 . 2736 Windsor Ave . 563-213-9043 . gripsghosthunt . com .
SAT 5 / 28
Adult Only Gnome Hunt
5 PM @ SWISS VALLEY
NATURE PRESERVE
( PEOSTA , IA ) Using a set of clues , you ’ ll journey through the preserve in search of the wildly silly and adult-humored Swiss Valley gnomes . Grab your adult friends , some snacks , and a beverage of your choosing for a night of fun and lots of laughter . Free . 13606 Swiss Valley Rd , Peosta , IA . 563-556-6745 . facebook . com / dubuque countyconservation .
And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little Table Reading
7 PM @ GALENA CENTER
FOR THE ARTS ( GALENA , IL ) May 28 at 7 p . m . and May 29 at 2 p . m . Written by Paul Zindel , And Miss Reardon Drinks a Little tells the story of the three Reardon sisters . One has married and cut herself off from her siblings ; another has begun to drink more than she should ; and the third , after a scandalous incident at the school where she teaches , is on the brink of madness . Mature content . 971 Gear St , Galena , IL . 776-214-0161 . galenacenterforthearts . com .
Forever Forest
NATIONAL MISSISSIPPI
RIVER MUSEUM &
AQUARIUM From Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day , the 2,000 square-foot exhibit helps children draw connections between their lives and forests . Hands-on activities focus on forest life and sustainable harvesting ; lumber transportation with a realistic kid-sized replica of a Union Pacific engine and mini grapple skidders that children can operate ; a tree-top climber ; and a mini home under construction in which children can help finish by adding siding , molding , and other details . 350 E 3 rd St . 563-557-9545 . rivermuseum . com .
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