Tri State Happenings/WJOD

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Friday February 16th

Shalom Spirituality Center 1001 Davis Street, Dubuque
Enjoy a concert with David Haas in Shalom Spirituality Center’s beautiful, historic chapel. Haas is highly regarded as one of the most prolific composers in liturgical music today.
Offering: $20 per person in advance. $25 at the door.
Family of up to four: $40 in advance. $45 at the door.
David Haas resides in Minneapolis and serves as the Director of The Emmaus Center for Music,

     -St. Joseph’s Parish Fish Fry at St. Joseph’s School in Sinsinawa from 4-8pm. Carry-outs available from 3:30-6pm by calling 608-748-4442. Games & refreshments in the gym with proceeds going to St. Joseph’s School.                

Sun Feb 18

     -Holy Cross N. Buena Vista Fire and EMS annual breakfast from 8am-Noon in the LaSalle Gym in Holy Cross. Please come out and support your Volunteers.

     -Holy Ghost Congregation in Dickeyville host their Parish Breakfast at the Dickeyville Campus School Gym from 8:30am-Noon. Proceeds to the Decorating and Repair Fund.

10th Annual Daytona Party at 11am at the Asbury Eagles Club. Race begins at 1pm with food, raffle prizes, silent auction, and more! Procceds to benefit the Dubuque County Veterans Food Pantry.

Feb 18-Feb 28

      -Girls softball registration at DGIL is underway for 4-year-old Pre-K through 8th grade. Season begins May 14 and ends the week of July 16. Register at

Monday February 19th
Shalom Spirituality Center 1001 Davis Street, Dubuque
Intentionally Social: Finding Our Way In The Digital Age
By now many of us are very aware of the dangers social media poses to our well-being, and yet so many of us also find pleasure in interacting in online spaces.
Discuss how we and the children we love might intentionally engage with social media so that it remains a tool we use to connect meaningfully with others, rather than a tool that controls us.
Offering: $10.  Register & Prepay By Friday, February 16.
 Thurs Feb 22    
         -4th Annual Dubuque YMCA/YWCA Winter Wineland event at Stone Cliff Winery from 5:30-7:30pm. To register and more info visit or call 563-556-3371.

         -Hempstead Burger night from 5-8pm at the Dubuque Eagles Club on Century Drive. Come support Hempstead Student’s Trip to Spain.

       -Chicken Night at the Asbury Eagles Club from 5-8pm. Proceeds to benefit Local Make a Wish. For more info, visit or call 563-543-3159.

 Friday Feb 23

-St. Clements Parish Fish Fry in Bankston, IA from 4-8pm. Please us the North Entrance of the Hall. Carry outs and additional seating will be in the Pavilion.

 Sat Feb 24

     -Western Dubuque’s the Main Event Show Choir Invitational at the Western Dubuque High School Auditorium in Epworth. Doors open at 7:30am with Drexler Middle School performing at 8:30am. 16 amazing show choirs, plus a performance by Western Dubuque’s 5th Avenue Show choir!

Sun Feb 25

Western Dubuque FFA presents Donkey Basketball at Western Dubuque High School in Epworth, IA at 2:30pm.  Tickets available at the door.

Tues Feb 27

    -Grand View Soup Supper. two seatings: 4:45pm or 6:15pm
Includes: 20+ varieties of soup at each seating, grilled cheese, drinks, desserts, ice cream, and great fellowship! Proceeds go toward upcoming missions.
Tickets can be purchased at the Church Office
$10 adults ($12 at the door) | $5 children 3-10 ($6 at the door).
Call: 563-582-8875 | Email: 

-God Doesn’t Give up on US!: Lenten Mini-Retreat for Men at the Shalom Spirituality Center from 6-8:30pm. Evening will begin with supper and then reflection on how God’s relationship with men can teach how to live faithful and faith-filled lives.  Register by Friday Feb 23 by calling 563-582-3592.

Shalom Spirituality Center 1001 Davis Street, Dubuque 

God Doesn’t Give Up On Us!: Lenten Mini-Retreat For Men
In this mini-retreat, Fr. Alan Dietzenbach will reflect on how men today can live faithful and faith-filled lives — if they are open to hearing God’s voice. Evening begins with supper. 
March 2nd
St. John's Baptist Church is Peosta will hold their annual Fish Fry from 4:30-8ppm in Shannon Hall.  Adults $11, Kids 5-12 $6. Under 5 FREE.Menu includes Fried Cod, Baked Cod or Grilled Cheese, Hash Browns, Baked Potatoes, Coleslaw, Applesauce, Corn, Rolls, Desserts & Beverages. Carryouts available.

Sat March 3

     -St. Donatus Parish Steak Fry & Social at the St. Donatus Catholic Church Parish Center from 4:30-8pm. Everyone is Welcome with the meal prepared by Kalmes Restaurant. Tickets available to at the door or in advance by visiting Kalmes Restaurant, B&G Feeds, or by calling Mike at 563-590-3304.

 March 4,
St Catherine Parish Annual Chicken Dinner frm 10:30am till 3pm at Happy's Place on Rockdale Road.  Featuring Chicken with salads and Dessert Bar by Kalmes Catering. Adults $9.50. Children 6 to 12 $4:00.  5 and Under FREE.  Carryouts available by calling 563-451-6082. Plus Games, Bake Sale, and Raffles.  For more information 563-556-6880
 Mon March 5     -Troop 11 Chili Dinner with Silent auction and bake sale at the Westminster Presbyterian Church from 4-7pm. All you can eat chili, hot dogs, and more to benefit Troop 11. For more info, call 563-451-0461.Saturday March 10

     -Corned beef & cabbage dinner at the Eagle’s Club on Century Drive (behind Kennedy Mall) in Dubuque from 5-7:30pm. All proceeds go to the Veterans Freedom Center

 March 15
Come out and support ARK Advocates and get a great meal on Thursday, March 15 at the Asbury Eagle's Club Burger Night!
Tickets can be purchased at the door or ahead of time by emailing or calling 563-556-1785. Cost is $9 for an adult and $5 for 10 and younger.

Sun March 18

     -ARK Respite Night from 1-4pm at Loras College Alumni Center. Sign up to register or volunteer by March 12 at Event is for children and teens with special needs.

Sun April 15

     -American Legion Post #6 Sons of Legion (SAL) Annual Spring Breakfast from 8am-Noon.

Sat April 21st

April 21st is the 5th annual Dubuque Diabetes Dash at Derby Grange Golf & Recreation.  The dash will consist of a 5k run/walk and an after party with music, a silent auction, food, drinks and fun!  Money raised through this event will be donated to help provide scholarships for local children with juvenile diabetes to attend Camp Hertko Hollow in Des Moines, Iowa and raise funds for continuing diabetes research through JDRF (Eastern Iowa Chapter).  For more information, email Megan at