Community Calendar

This is a listing of events from area non-profit organizations.

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 Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Moose Lodge Blood Drive • Oct. 24 — 3-6 PM • 2635 Windsor Ave. • All presenting donors will receive a voucher for a Hometown Hero T-Shirt. To schedule an appointment, email Cathy at catann52@aol.com or go to www.bloodcenterimpact.org. • Ph. (563) 321-9613 • https://www.bloodcenterimpact.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/85934

Immanuel Congregational UCC Annual Pork & Kraut Dinner • Oct. 26 — 11 AM – 1 PM • 1795 Jackson St. • Cost is $10 for adults, $3 for ages 5-12 and free for under 4. Carry-outs are available. For more information, call (563) 582-5168.

Dubuque Chorale “Singing Dubuque’s History” • Oct. 26 — 7:30-9:30 PM • 405 Main St. • The Dubuque Chorale celebrates Dubuque’s long history through song. Featuring pieces from Dubuque’s history mingled with works by Iowa composers. Tickets are $15, available at Five Flags box office. • Ph. (563) 583-9604 • www.dubuquechorale.org

Elk’s Lodge 297 A Lemon Sisters ’50s & ’60s Show • Oct. 27 — 2-4 PM • 1550 Clarke Dr. • Enjoy great entertainment for the whole family! Admission: free-will offering. • Ph. (563) 583-5708

Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center Kennedy Elementary Blood Drive • Oct. 28 — 2:30-5:30 PM • 2135 Woodland Dr. • To make an appointment, call Wendy Hopp at (563) 349-4777 or go to www.bloodcenterimpact.org. Appointments are encouraged; walk-ins are welcome. Please eat prior to donating and bring a photo ID. • Ph. 563-349-4777 • https://www.bloodcenterimpact.org/donor/schedules/drive_schedule/82300

Canticle of Creation Center Autumn Acorns and Apples • Oct. 30 — 6-7:30 PM • 3390 Windsor Ave. • Share the beauty of the autumn season through meditative prayer, art and fresh apple pie. Led by Lori Apel and artist Jo Myers-Walker. Cost is $5. Register at canticle@osfdbq.org by Oct. 25. • Ph. (563) 583-9786 • www.osfdbq.org/canticleofcreation

Church Women United World Community Day • Nov. 1 — 9:30-11 AM • 1500 Old Mill Rd. • Program: Loras College Peace Institute for High School Students and Creating PEACE in OUR Lives. Speaker: Stacia McDermott. Gather at 9:30 a.m.; celebration and program at 10 a.m. All invited. • Ph. (563) 556-1394

University of Dubuque Department of Fine and Performing Arts Fall Wind and Jazz Ensembles Concert • Nov. 2 — 3-5 PM • 2000 University Ave. • Take a journey with the University of Dubuque Wind and Jazz Ensembles as they explore numerous cultures, time periods and styles of music. • Ph. (563) 586-3325 • www.dbq.edu/FPAcalendar

University of Wisconsin-Platteville Virtual 5K and Anti-5K • Nov. 2-10 — 12:00 AM • Platteville • In the Virtual 5K, run or walk anywhere during the week. Or, try the Anti-5K to participate with any activity or by doing nothing. Fees support the Distance Education Alumni Board Scholarship fund. • Ph. (608) 342-1468 • https://shopalumni.uwplatt.edu/

Our Redeemer Preschool Art & Craft Show • Nov. 2 — 9 AM – 1 PM • 2145 JFK Rd. • includes baskets, woods, upcycled art, needle craft, jewelry, fall and Christmas decor, wall art, custom T-shirts, delicious baked goods and more. Free admission and door prizes. • Ph. (563) 852-5220 • https://www.orlpreschool.org/

Loras College Dance Marathon Loras College Rake-A-Thon • Nov. 2 — 9 AM – 1 PM • 1450 Alta Vista St. • For a free-will donation, residents of the Dubuque community can have their lawn raked by Loras College Dance Marathon! Email dance.marathon@loras.edu to sign up. • Ph. (563) 258-9772 • https://www.loras.edu/campus-life/involvement/dm/

Center Grove United Methodist Church Annual Fall Auction and Lunch • Nov. 2 — 5-10 PM • 3140 Brunskill Rd. • Lunch begins at 5 p.m. Live auction is at 6 p.m. Shop crafts, holiday items, baked goods, candies, jams, meat and much more! Handicap accessible. The public is invited to join the fun. • Ph. (563) 582-8504

Hillcrest Family Services The Craft Fair at Hillcrest • Nov. 2 — 10 AM – 4 PM • 2505 Wilbricht Rd. • The Craft Fair at Hillcrest will host 30 crafters from the tri-state area featuring a variety of unique handmade items. There is a suggested $2 donation that goes to support Hillcrest programs. • Ph. (563) 583-7357 • www.hillcrest-fs.org

Dubuque Symphony Orchestra: Mozart to Mendelssohn • Saturday, Nov. 2, at 7:30 PM & Sunday, Nov. 3, at 2 PM • 405 Main St. • Young violin virtuoso Grace Clifford is featured in Mendelssohn’s Violin Concerto in E minor, one of the finest in the concerto repertoire. • Ph. (563) 557-1677 • www.dubuquesymphony.org

St. Anthony Take Away Hunger Organization Used Book Sale • Saturday, Nov. 2, 8 AM – 6 PM & Sunday, Nov. 3, 8 AM – 1 PM • 1870 St. Ambrose St. (lower level). We are collecting gently used books, audio books, CDs and DVDs. • Ph. (563) 581-3839

Holy Family Parish New Melleray Annual Fall Auction • Nov. 3 — 10:30 AM – 3 PM • 16318 Holy Family Lane, Peosta • The Country Store and lunch are 10:30 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. The auction begins at 11 a.m. with farm items, toys, Christmas items, gift certificates, tools, cheese, butter and handcrafted items. • Ph. (563) 583-5446

Mercy Service Club Walk into Christmas • Nov. 3 & Nov. 4 — 10 AM – 5 PM • 250 Mercy Dr. • The annual event helps children in MercyOne’s care. Shoppers will enjoy a large selection of Christmas items and more. Free valet parking is available Sunday. Donations are welcome. • Ph. (563) 589-9610

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