Tri State Happenings/WJOD

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 Mon June 25

-Outdoor Water games for 2nd grade and up at the Epworth library branch from 1pm-2:30pm with a back up rain date of July 2nd from 1pm-2:30pm. Grab a towel and join them for water balloon tag, bucket relay races, and more. For more info, call 563-582-0008 or visit

 Monday June 25

-Fore the future 15th Annual Golf Classic with the Dubuque YMCA/YWCA. 1pm shotgun start with dinner to follow at Thunder Hills Country Club at 16682 Thunder Hills Drive in Peosta, IA. For more info, call 563-556-3371.

 Thurs June 28

Dubuque Sertoma "Kids Got Talent" fundraiser at the Bell Tower Theatre.  Kids age 5-17 can compete for prizes and trophies.  Looking for singers, dancers, musicians, comedians, and more. $20 entry free. All proceeds benefit the hearing impaired of the tri-states. Print a registration form at Or pick up a form at the Townsquare Media studios, 5490 Saratoga or ReMax Realty 4029 Pennsylvannia. For more info call Marty at 563-258-1759.

     -Holy Cross Library Branch will be hosting an event to make Homemade Instruments. This is for Kindergarten and up from 5:30pm-6:30pm. Make your own maracas, drums, and other musical instruments. For more info, call 563-582-0008 or visit

Fri June 29th

Hazel Green Gymnastics Club Golf Outing at the Galena Golf Course. 9-hole best shot.  Reservations required--no walk-ins.  Food catered by the WIgwam.

 Sat June 30

Join the Michael W. Oglesby Foundation for the 3rd annual Faj Squad 5k walk/run have fun on Saturday June 30 at Theisen’s Supply Inc, 6201 Chavenelle Road in Dubuque. Event includes silent auction, food by 1st & Main and beer from Potosi Brewery.  Funds raised will benefit pancreatic cancer research at UW Madison’s Carbone Cancer Centers Pancreas Task Force. To register go to – race entry and help us #Kickpancan.

     -“One Saturday to Dream Fearlessly”, a national event initiative from American Family Insurance is coming to Dubuque to raise awareness for Opening Doors from 11am-2pm at the Steeple Square Event Center. Come help organize wish list items and assemble care kits for residents at Teresa Shelter and Maria House. The event will also feature free family activities and vendor booths. For more info, call Ann at 563-582-7480.

-The Farley Fire & EMS. annual Picnic.  Mini tractor pull, Kids rides & inflatables.  Plus refreshments, music and fireworks at dusk,  It all starts at 5pm at the Farley Park. Admission is free. For more info call Marty Benda -(563)-590-5955

Wed July 4

-Kieler Church Dinner & Picnic from 11am-4pm featuring deep fried chicken and ham dinner. Bing and other games, refreshments, music, and more. Sponsored by Immaculate Conception Church. For more info, call 563-542-0506.

 Sun July 8

  Julyfest at St. Joseph’s Church Parish Grounds in Farley, IA. Polka mass at 9:30am followed by the parade at 11am. They will then have a Chicken dinner by Far-Fry from 10:30am-3:30pm with Carryouts available. They will have children’s rides and games, a raffle, and even an auction at 12:30pm. For more info, call 563-876-5540.

Fri July 13th

Annual Dubuque Sertoma golf outing at the Meadows. Noon shotgun start. $80 fee includes golf, cart, dinner, & prizes.  $25 for dinner only.  Contact Greg Adams 563-590-2016.

One Small Hero takes on a Mighty Cause to bring an Inclusive Baseball Field to Area: Local volunteer organization Small Heroes, Mighty Cause to host 5K run/walk in Cascade to raise funds for Miracle League of Dubuque Small Heroes, Mighty Cause 920 3rd Ave SE Cascade, Iowa 52033 Contact: Amanda Schlemme 563-599-2251

Sat July 14th

Zwinglefest 2018
Saturday, July 14 at the Zwingle Ball Diamond
A family filled event with activities including Volleyball tournament beginning at 9:00 am
Softball Tournament beginning at 9:00 am
Semi Pro Baseball Tournament beginning at 12:00 am
Kids games beginning at 12:00 pm
Kids tractor pull at 3:00 pm
Raffle going on throughout the whole day- need not be present to win
BBQ chicken dinner serving from 4:00-8:00
Live Entertainment by the Nutsy and Lori from 8:00-12:00