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Every Saturday Morning

-A Fresh Start Legends in the Making Football training from 10am-11:30am at Hempstead High School. Event for ages 6-12. For more info, call Coach Quinten Dukes at 563-564-6021 or Coach Titus Fair at 563-451-7368.

Now thru July

-The 6th Annual Shop with a Cop event at Target returns to Dubuque. Key Services will be seeking donations on behalf of the Dubuque Police Protective Association to help purchase school supplies for Dubuque Children. For more info and to make a donation, call 563-587-3813.

 Thursday June 29

– Dubuque Sertoma Club presents Kids got Talent at the Bell Tower Theater starting at 6:30 PM. Proceeds go to helping  the hearing impaired in our community. Kids from 5 to 17 can call 258-1759 for more info or can go to to register or pickup a registration form at the Townsquare Media studios 5490 Saratoga Road

 Ongoing Through August 4, 2017

American Trust in Dyersville is selling antique tractor toys at their highway 136 branch in Dyersville now through August 4th with proceeds benefitting the American Cancer Society.

Ongoing Through August 11, 2017

United Way and The Boys and Girls Club of Greater Dubuque are offering free summer meals for children from the ages of 6 to 18. Families are about to find free summer meals sites by calling 563-585-0599 ext. 10 or going to and clicking on the meals icon.

Fri July 7

-Dubuque Arts Council present The Texas Tenors at the University of Dubuque Heritage Center’s John and Alice Butler Hall at 7:30pm. For more info and tickets, visit or call 563-585-SHOW.

 Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Victory Ford will be hosting a relay for life fundraiser July 11th. The fundraising event will allow up to 50 people to paint a canvas for $25 with their color of choice. Participants are welcome to keep their paintings or donate them to the silent auction. Proceeds will go to the American Cancer Society.

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Asbury Community Fire Department will be hosting a blood drive from 3:30 to 6:00 PM in the fire station community room on July 18th. All donors will receive a $10 gift card to a location of their choosing from one of nine businesses. To sign up, call Mark Beasley at 563-580-9992.

Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The Dubuque Veterans Freedom Center invites everyone to a screening of “Almost Sunrise,” a film about the harsh psychological challenges veterans face when returning home. The film will be shown at 7:00 PM on July 19th at Mindframe Theaters.

Friday, August 4, 2017

The Dyersville area relay for life from 6:00 PM to Midnight on August 4th at Beckman Catholic High School. There will be a survivor’s ceremony at 7:00. There will be a car show from 6-9, with the luminary ceremony to begin at dusk and Shrek to follow that. There will be food and drinks at the event for purchase with proceeds benefitting the American Cancer Society.


Aug 3-6

The 2017 Jo Daviess County Fair is August 3-6, 2017.
 Thursday, August 3, 2017 –  Jo Daviess County Fair Queen Pageant, 6:30 p.m.
Friday, August 4, 2017 – Badger State Tractor Pull, 7 p.m.
Saturday August 5, 2017 – Mud Volleyball, 8 a.m (new this year).,  ATV & Lawn and Garden Tractor Pull at 10 a.m., Antique Tractor Pull at 11 a.m., Monster Truck Show, 7 p.m.
Sunday, August 6, 2017 – Enduro at 11 a.m. (new this year), Youth Demo Derby 2 p.m. (new this year), Demolition Derby (4 p.m.)Beer Tent entertainment every night and also during the day on Saturday.For more info:

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