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features

MAY 2017

24 COMMUNITY HEALTH REPORT 24 Impact of Coordinated Care 26 Advanced Options for Hip and Knee Replacement 28 Botox Treatment for Migraines 29 Know Your Health Care Options 31 Caring for Body and Mind 34 SHOP LOCAL FOR SUMMER STYLES

Commu ity Health Report

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columns

2 A Look Inside HEALTH & WELLNESS 42 A Cruise Ship in the Middle of a Cornfield 44 New Senior Center 44 Mercy Earns another “A” Grade 45 Hospice Honors its Volunteers 45 Wellness Offerings SHADES of DUBUQUE 46 Mt. Pleasant: Dubuque’s Permanent Home LOCALLY GROWN 48 Creating Community around Food 50 Local Farmers’ Markets WINE & SPIRITS 51 Summer Beverages LOCAL FLAVOR 55 Food for Thought at Inspire Café 59 Is your Diet Plant-Based? AT YOUR TABLE 60 Bring out the Best in your Burger

Summer Fashion

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4 Calendar of Events PREMIER EVENTS 7 Mike Posner & the Legendary Mike Posner Band 15 Monsterfish: National Mississippi River Museum 21 Spiritual Enrichment 22 Nightlife 23 Local Libraries

departments 66 Enterprises 67 Ribbon Cuttings 69 Faces 72 Advertisers 72 Subscription Form

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JULIEN’S JOURNAL

JJ Volume 42, Number 5

MAY 2017

PUBLISHER GINA SIEGERT OFFICE MANAGER SUSAN DECKER MANAGING EDITORS JOHN MORAN RYAN MICHAEL DECKER DIRECTOR OF ONLINE CONTENT BENJAMIN SEELING FACEBOOK CONTRIBUTORS BENJAMIN SEELING ROBERT FELDERMAN ART DIRECTOR GINA SIEGERT GRAPHIC DESIGNER JAN FRIEDMAN ADVERTISING REPRESENTATIVES GINA SIEGERT MARY PFEILER MELINDA DALGARN COLUMN WRITERS: JOHN B. DONOVAN ANGELA AND CAROLYN LINTON-CANFIELD RICHARD G. SHALULY AND MELANIE DEVANEY GUEST WRITERS: DOUG CHEEVER, MINDY DALGARN, DR. PREETI JOSEPH CONTRIBUTING PHOTOGRAPHERS: ANGELA & CAROLYN LINTONCANFIELD, MINDY DALGARN, JOHN B. DONOVAN, MEGAN KAISER, JOHN MORAN, MIKE MUENCH, RICHARD G. SHALULY, LORAS COLLEGE CENTER FOR DUBUQUE HISTORY 2  ❖  Julien’s Journal 

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A LOOK INSIDE by Gina Siegert

May is definitely one of my favorite months. Mother Nature is in full swing with flowers and trees blooming, and those darn dandelions popping up everywhere. It’s time to transplant tomatoes, peppers, cucumbers, and other summer vegetables from there little starter trays into their new homes in the garden. We seem to be a little ahead of the season this year due to the unusual warmth – we’ve already mowed the lawn three times. That has to be record – one that I’m not really happy about. The Cub fans are ready for another World Series, golfers are tweaking their swings, and the Mississippi is calling all boaters to begin the migration back into her waters. Julien’s Journal annually dedicates May as the month we take a look at our community health care – and there is much to talk about. UnityPoint Finley Hospital gives us a glimpse into the impact of coordinated care and how this allows for care providers to promote the future wellness of every patient, every time. Mercy Hospital is now offering robotic assisted surgery for hip and knee replacement. Robotic assisted surgery is transforming the way joint replacements are performed. I’m sure you know about Botox and its ability to reduce fine lines and wrinkles. Well, Dr. Preeti Joseph of Medical Associates will introduce you to the treatment of migraines using… yep, you guessed it: Botox. Grand River Medical Group explains the three main options to receive healthcare: a physician’s office, an acute or urgent care clinic, and the ER. The role of each is explained in the article “Know Your Health Care Options.” Are you feeling better? We take a look at mental health, which touches us all in many ways. Mental Health America (MHA) of Dubuque County clarifies how important it is to change the way we think about mental health and become more aware of the symptoms of and treatments for this illness. May is mental health awareness month. This year’s theme for Mental Health Month is “Caring for Body and Mind” and will call upon individuals to share their experiences and be proactive in one’s own mental health. Our community is fortunate to have a committed and knowledgeable group of experienced personnel ready in a moments notice to take on whatever difficulty or health crises comes along. We can now stay in our own community for many kinds of treatments and surgeries. And if we need emergency transport, that is also available. For the first time, we include summer fashions by many of our local merchants, some who also modeled for us. It was great fun and we were amazed at the knock-out clothing, shoes, and jewelry that can be found right across the street, on Bluff and the Millwork District. Be sure to shop local for great finds and service. Our event calendar is again full of spring activities celebrated throughout the month of May. Pick the events you want to attend and mark you calendar. Finally, Mother’s Day is in May. As a mother and grandmother, I can say that any day that brings generations of family members together is special. For all those who make this day special for their mothers, I salute you. Flowers, breakfast in bed, brunch, chocolates, or a simple “I love you” are all appreciated, not to mention a stiff martini. We hope you enjoy the May issue. Please let us know what you want to see more of or what we can change to make Julien’s Journal the best local magazine around. Remember to visit www.juliensjournal.com for updated information.


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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

MAY 2017 FLY-IN/DRIVE-IN BREAKFAST SUNDAY, APRIL 30 8 AM @ UD HANGAR, DUBUQUE REGIONAL AIRPORT

The University of Dubuque Flight Team will host its annual Fly-In/Drive-In Breakfast. The event is open to the public. Multiple aircraft will be on display including, UD’s new Guimbal Cabri G2 training helicopter, Cessna training aircraft, Mercy Medical Center-Dubuque’s AirCare 3 helicopter, and the Dubuque Regional Airport’s fire truck. Breakfast includes eggs, sausage, pancakes, applesauce, fruit, coffee, and juice. Cost is $8 for adults, $4 for children age 12 and younger, and free for pilot in command individuals. Funds raised will support the team’s participation in SAFECON (Safety and Flight Evaluation Conference), a regional competition sanctioned by the National Intercollegiate Flying Association. For more information, contact Josh Bulfer at (319) 795.0834 or JBulfer@Dbq.edu.

“IN THE MOOD”

TODDLER STORY TIME

MASTER GARDENER ROAD SHOW

OWLS: FORAGE & FLOAT

MONDAYS, MAY 1 & 15 6-7:30 PM (MAY 1) @ CARNEGIE-STOUT LIBRARY 6-7 PM (MAY 15) @ DUBUQUE CO. LIBRARY, HOLY CROSS BRANCH, 895 MAIN STREET, HOLY CROSS, IA

TUESDAY, MAY 2 9 AM-1 PM @ E.B. LYONS CENTER, MINES OF SPAIN

MONDAYS, MAY 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 10:30 AM @ EAST DUBUQUE DIST. LIBRARY (EAST DUBUQUE, IL)

Toddlers and parents are invited to enjoy 40 minutes of stories, songs, fingerplays, and crafts. Participation is free. Visit EastDubuqueLibrary.com.

ADULT YOGA CLASS MONDAYS, MAY 1, 8, 15, 22, & 29 5:45 PM @ EAST DUBUQUE DIST. LIBRARY (EAST DUBUQUE, IL)

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This adults-only yoga class for beginners is led by a certified instructor. Bring a towel or a mat. Cost is $5 per person. Visit EastDubuqueLibrary.com.

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SATURDAY, APRIL 29 7-10 PM @ STEEPLE SQUARE

Steeple Square is excited to host Hunter Fuerste and his American Vintage Orchestra. In addition to Fuerste’s 13-piece orchestra, attendees will enjoy six vocalists, male and female soloists, and the Penthouse Serenaders. Dancing is welcome. Sumptuous appetizers will be served and a cash bar available throughout the evening. Semi-formal dress is encouraged. Single tickets are $35 each. Visit SteepleSquare.com.

The “Master Gardener Road Show” is intended to provide a platform for plant and garden lovers to bring their questions to the table and get needed answers to help keep their gardens flourishing. This program is completely free; those seeking advice are encouraged to drop in. Visit Extension.IAState.edu/dubuque/ MGroadshow

SPARTANEOUS IMPROV NIGHT TUESDAY, MAY 2 7:30 PM @ BABKA THEATER, HERITAGE CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE

Members of the UD Spartaneous Improv Troup, directed by Greg Wolf, adjunct theatre faculty, will perform comedy skits with suggestions from the audience. Admission is free, but tickets are required. Visit Dbq.edu/ HeritageCenter.

Join Older, Wiser, Livelier Seniors (OWL) for a day of foraging and floating. Jen Meyer and Andy Benson will be discussing wild edibles and where to find them. Gather some items to add to our lunch and either stay to help cook or take part in a float down Catfish Creek. Meet back at the center for a delicious lunch. Bring your own canoe or kayak or borrow one. Cost is $6. Visit DubuqeCounty. org or JacksonCCB.com.

COMMUNITY CONVERSATION TUESDAY, MAY 2 6-7:30 PM @ STEEPLE SQUARE

This Inclusive Dubuque Network event provides residents a safe space to discuss creating a community where everyone is respected, valued, and treated fairly. Inclusive Dubuque is a network of partners that is a resource for data and information, supports equity education opportunities, and creates and shares equity tools. Visit InclusiveDbq.org.


MAY 2017 AFTER SCHOOL HOUR TUESDAYS, MAY 2, 9, 16, 23, & 30 4 PM @ EAST DUBUQUE DIST. LIBRARY (EAST DUBUQUE, IL)

After school, students can create great craft projects. Each week features a different craft or game. Participation is free. Visit EastDubuqueLibrary.com.

LUNCH 'N' LEARN GARDEN SERIES WEDNESDAY, MAY 3 12:15-12:45 PM @ CARNEGIE-STOUT PUBLIC LIBRARY

Join Master Gardeners and Dubuque area growers to discover what is happening in the garden each month over your lunch break. A new topic is covered every month, providing a “snap-shot” of things to consider when planning, planting, and maintaining your garden from season to season. Admission is free. No registration is required; walk-ins are welcome. Visit Extension.IAState.edu/dubuque/lunch.

“JAZZ CABARET” DINNER & SHOW THURSDAY, MAY 4 6:30 PM @ EAGLE RIDGE RESORT & SPA (GALENA, IL)

Join the Highland Community College (HCC) Royal Scots for an evening of dining and music. This event is a fundraiser for the HCC Vocal Music 2018 tour. Tickets are $80 per person For tickets, call (815) 599.3413 or visit Highland.ThankYou4Caring.org.

MENTAL HEALTH MONTH DINNER THURSDAY, MAY 4 4:30-7:30 PM @ WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

DUBUQUE ON THE MOVE WEDNESDAY, MAY 3 4:30-6:30 PM @ ROCK BOWL STADIUM, LORAS COLLEGE

Discover new and fun ways to improve your overall health and well-being by participating in over 15 two-minute activities. Meet local professionals and discuss how to achieve your health and well-being goals. Take two minutes and learn the basics to build strength, improve cardio endurance, discover mindfulness, manage stress, enhance flexibility, and stay active. Admission is free.

GREEN DRINKS WEDNESDAY, MAY 3 6:30 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK

Come meet new like-minded friends and discuss local issues concerning global environmental challenges in the Dubuque area with grassroots advocacy, collaborative actions, and science-based resources which support transparency, accountability, and citizen empowerment. Delicious food and beverages will be available for purchase. Attendance is free. Visit GreenDubuque.org.

AND THEY’RE OFF! BEGINS WEDNESDAY, MAY 3 10 AM-5 PM (WED.-SUN.) @ MINING & ROLLO JAMISON MUSEUMS (PLATTEVILLE, WI)

The Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums are proud to announce a new exhibit focusing on Platteville’s Big Badger Fair and horse races. This new exhibit will feature wooden-wheeled sulkies, fair banners, photographs, fancywork, and more. Visit Mining. Jamison.Museum.

Mental Health America (MHA) of Dubuque County hosts their 18th annual dinner and silent auction. Chicken and beef dinner from Kalmes will be available for dine-in or carryout. Visit MHADbq.org.

HARRIS CASHES OUT! WEDNESDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 3-7 7:30 PM (WED.-SAT.) & 2 PM (SUN.) @ BELL TOWER THEATER

Forty years ago, Harris Wellborn wrote an off-Broadway musical that closed after one performance. Now Harris is down on his luck, dependent on the charity of his domineering sister — but still dreaming of making it on Broadway. His life takes a hilarious turn when he meets the flaky young woman down the hall and her scheming boyfriend comes up with a devious plan to cash in on Harris’ past. Tickets are $20. Visit BellTowerTheater.net.

BEVAN LEAD MINE TOURS BEGINS WEDNESDAY, MAY 3 10 AM-5 PM (WED.-SUN.) @ MINING & ROLLO JAMISON MUSEUMS (PLATTEVILLE, WI)

Check out over 100 years of local lead and zinc mining history. As you walk down the 90- step incline to the mine, your senses will be alive as the temperature and humidity levels change. Tours of the mine are complemented by a ride on our 1931 mine train (weather permitting) and exhibits on the history of Southwest Wisconsin in the Mining & Rollo Jamison Museums galleries. Visit Mining.Jamison.Museum.

MAC & CHEESE FEST THURSDAY, MAY 4 5-6 PM (VIP ONLY) & 6-8 PM (GENERAL ADMISSION) @ GRAND RIVER CENTER

The best of both worlds combine for an amazing experience like no other. Foodies and craft beer lovers unite to taste more than 25 varieties of mac and cheese paired with over 50 craft beers. All ages are Welcome. Proceeds to Benefit the Rauen Family Foundation and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF). The “Golden Noodle” Best of the Fest, Best Presentation, and Most Creative will be awarded. VIP tickets are $55, in advance only; general admission tickets are $35 in advance, $50 at the door. Visit MacAndCheeseFestDBQ.com. Julien’s Journal  ❖ 5


CALENDAR OF EVENTS SMOKESTACK JAZZ NIGHT THURSDAYS, MAY 4, 11, 18, & 25 8 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK

Every Thursday is jazz night at Smokestack featuring local musicians Josh Engler, Bill Encke, and Darron “Nel Da” Nelson performing killer electric jazz, with guest artists. Delicious food and beverages will be available for purchase. Attendance is free. Visit SmokestackDbq.com.

MAY FRIENDSHIP DAY: KINDLING NEW FIRES OF LOVE FRIDAY, MAY 5 9-11 AM @ SHALOM SPIRITUALITY CENTER

Church Women United hosts a 9:00 a.m. brunch of eggs, rolls, juice, and coffee, followed by a 10:00 a.m. program, service, and Fellowship of the Least Coin. Everyone is invited. The program is “Meeting Children’s Needs in Dubuque” with speaker Jamie Theisen of Families First. The event focuses on the role of Christian women being informed and challenged to address the social needs of children in our community. RSVP for brunch by 10:00 a.m. on May 1; cost is $6 payable at the event. To RSVP, call Sue at (563) 556.1394 or Marcia at (563) 588.4877.

PUTTZIN' AROUND DOWNTOWN

FIRST FRIDAY IN LECLAIRE

FRIDAY, MAY 5 12 PM @ DOWNTOWN DUBUQUE

FRIDAY, MAY 5 5-8 PM @ DOWNTOWN LECLAIRE, IA

This Downtown mini-golf excursion begins at one of 18 businesses with a shot-gun start. After making their way to all the holes, golfers gather at the 19th Hole Party to wrap up the event. This year’s theme is Disney. Participating downtown businesses build custom holes. Registration is limited to 54 foursomes. Bring your putter. Visit DowntownDubuque.org.

Enjoy fun, food, live music, and shopping in downtown LeClaire. Some shops open late and food and drink specials at bars and restaurants. Mississippi River Distilling Company has food and drink samples and specials on their spirits. Visit VisitLeClaire.com.

FIRST FRIDAY AT DUMA FRIDAY, MAY 5 5-8 PM @ DUBUQUE MUSEUM OF ART

Happening the first Friday of every month, DuMA stays open late and offers special programming in conjunction with other community arts events. Experience the creative spirit of our community, along with great friends, stylish appetizers, a cash bar, and great art. April’s theme is Maker’s Space. Enjoy a preview of the Key City Creative Center with make-and-take projects and collaborative music. Admission is free for members, $10 for non-members. Visit DbqArt.com.

DYLAN DOYLE BAND FRIDAY, MAY 5 9 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK

Guitar phenomenon Dylan Doyle returns to Smokestack with his incredible band. Mixing blues, roots, rock and funk, the Dylan Doyle Band delivers. Cover is $10. Visit DylanDoyleBand.com.

CHILD CARE APPRECIATION DAY FRIDAY, MAY 5

Quick, Quiet, Professional Worry-Free Insurance Billing Facilitate long distance travel by Medical Escort or the Caring Coach Shuttle Service Available 24/7 By Appointment

Dubuque County Early Childhood (DCEC) will celebrate Child Care Appreciation Day throughout the spring season. DCEC wants to recognize those who care for children and the importance of their work. So DCEC is offering a free books giveaway to home and center providers who hold a “guest reading session.” Readers can be parents, other citizens, community leaders, legislators, etc. DCEC will reward participating child care providers with a bag of free new children’s books (while supply lasts) to enjoy with their children; guest reading sessions should take place by June 1. To participate, child care providers should email sedward24@aol. com, and follow up with an event description after it takes place. Visit DCEarlyChild.org.

DUPROV: HASHTAG COMEDY FRIDAY-SATURDAY, MAY 5-6 7:30 PM @ ST. JOSEPH AUDITORIUM, HOFFMANN HALL, LORAS COLLEGE

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This evening of student improvisation and sketch comedy will make you laugh and cry tears of joy. Comedy will be based on current events and audience suggestions. Let DuProv tickle your funny bone. Admission is $5. For more information, email Douglas.Donald@ Loras.edu.


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PREMIER EVENT

MAY 2017

MIKE &POSNER THE LEGENDARY

MIKE POSNER BAND

FRIDAY, MAY 5 8 PM @ BUTLER HALL, HERITAGE CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE University of Dubuque is excited to host multiplatinum pop singer and songwriter Mike Posner & The Legendary Mike Posner Band for a performance on campus. Posner’s debut album, 31 Minutes to Takeoff, included Billboard Hot 100 singles “Cooler than Me” and “Please Don’t Go.” His latest hit, “I Took a Pill in Ibiza,” amassed over one billion worldwide streams, went Top 10 in 85 countries, held No. 1 on Top 40 for two weeks straight, and made history as one of Spotify’s Top 10 Most Streamed Songs of All Time. Heritage Center conducted an online survey with the UD student body in the spring semester on concert preferences. With 377 responses, the genre of music that scored the highest in the survey was “Today’s Top Hits,” followed by country and alternative. Students were also asked to rank their favorites out of seven specific artists who had serious potential to play at UD this May. Results indicated Mike Posner was in the top two of the seven named artists.

“An anonymous student comment from the survey indicated ‘Mike Posner performing at UD would be the coolest thing that’s happened in my four years here,’” said Thomas Robbins, executive director of Heritage Center. Tickets are exclusively on sale for UD students at $10 per ticket. Tickets for faculty, staff, alumni, and non-UD students are $20. Tickets for public, general admission are $30. Phone and online convenience fees may apply. Children 15 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Since kicking off his career in 2009, Posner became one of the world’s most inescapable and recognizable voices. In 2016, his second full-length album, At Night, Alone, debuted at No. 12 on the Billboard Top 200 and included the ubiquitous Recording Industry Association of America triple-platinum smash “I Took a Pill in Ibiza.” The follow-up single, “Be as You Are,” accrued more than 50 million streams. Posner has performed on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, Conan, Ellen, Late Night with Seth Meyers, and Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve. In between tours with artists such as Justin Bieber, Posner became a sought after hitmaker. He’s the man behind smashes including Maroon 5’s “Sugar,” Justin Bieber’s “Boyfriend,” and Labrinth ft. Emeli Sandé’s “Beneath Your

Beautiful.” The concert is made possible, in part, by the John and Alice Butler Endowment for the Arts at the University of Dubuque. Media support for Mike Posner & The Legendary Mike Posner Band is provided exclusively by Y-105 and the Telegraph Herald, Heritage Center’s 2016-2017 season presenting media partner. Tickets for Mike Posner & The Legendary Mike Posner Band can be purchased Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Farber Box Office, Heritage Center, University of Dubuque, 2255 Bennett St.; by phone at (563) 585.SHOW; or online at Dbq. edu/HeritageCenter. Editor’s note: Article and pictures supplied by the University of Dubuque Office of University Relations; edited by Julien’s Journal.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS VINTAGE TORQUE FEST

LUNCH & LEARN SERIES: CAMILLE PISSARRO

FRIDAY-SATURDAY, MAY 5-6 12 PM-1 AM @ DUBUQUE CO. FAIRGROUNDS

Vintage Torque Fest is a fundraiser designed to help families that have children with congenital heart defects. Not the typical car show, this festival brings together people from around the country that have a passion for keeping the traditions of the past alive. This means keeping the music, cars, clothes, and art alive. It is a festival that brings hot rods from around the country, artists from around the world, vendors from east and west coasts, and bands. Tickets are $15 for Friday, $20 for Saturday, $10 for kids age 13-18, and free for kids age 12 for under. Visit VintageTorqueFest.com.

FRIDAY, MAY 5, 12, & 19 12:15-1 PM @ DUBUQUE MUSEUM OF ART

Art history educator Carol Ehlers presents “Paths of Camille Pissarro.” These three programs will feature images that reflect the life of impressionist artist Camille Pissarro. Ehlers will provide information about his life and the interactions between his artistic styles and political ideas. Feel free to bring a sack lunch. Admission is free. Visit DbqArt.com.

MASTER GARDENER PLANT SALE SATURDAY, MAY 6 7 AM-12 PM @ DUBUQUE FARMERS’ MARKET (IOWA ST., BETWEEN 13TH & 11TH ST.)

Dubuque County Master Gardeners are sharing their plants with the community at a very discounted rate. Find perennials, flowers, ground covers, and last minute touches to your garden or landscape. The Master Gardeners will also have educational displays, information sheets, and other useful materials. All proceeds from the plant sale go towards funding future Master Gardener programs and projects that directly impact Dubuque communities. Visit Extension.IAState.edu/dubuque/MgPlantSales.

BIG BADGER FAIR FAMILY DAY SATURDAY, MAY 6 11 AM-2 PM @ MINING & ROLLO JAMISON MUSEUMS (PLATTEVILLE, WI)

Family-friendly activities and horse-related fun await you at this event co-sponsored by the Platteville Regional Chamber. Visit Mining.Jamison.Museum.

THURSDAY, MAY 4, 2017

18th Annual Mental Health Month Dinner and Silent Auction Serving from 4:30 – 7:30 p.m. Dine In or Carry Out Includes a Silent Auction

Adult Tickets $15 Order Online www.mhadbq.org

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DUBUQUE HEART WALK SATURDAY, MAY 6 8 AM @ KLAUER MANUFACTURING (GREEN SPACE)

This event invites participants to build teams of walkers from their workplaces, family and friends to raise funds for the American Heart Association and their mission to prevent heart disease and stroke. Registration is required. Visit DubuqueIAHeartWalk.org.


MAY 2017 SCOTTY MCCREERY SATURDAY, MAY 6 7 PM @ FIVE FLAGS THEATER

Scotty McCreery burst onto the national music scene in 2011 at age 17 and quickly established himself as one of country music’s hottest new stars. The talented singer/songwriter has received both Platinum and Gold album certifications, debuted three consecutive albums at No. 1 on a Billboard chart, and achieved one Gold and three Platinum-certified singles as well as two Top Ten hits: “See You Tonight”, “Feelin’It”, “I love You This Big”, and “The Trouble with Girls”. Tickets are $46-66. Visit FiveFlagsCenter.com.

MINERAL POINT HISTORIC HOME TOUR SATURDAY, MAY 6 10 AM-4 PM @ MINERAL POINT, WI

Tour fourteen of Mineral Point’s historic homes. From pre-Civil War to mid-century modern, you can get an insider’s view of some of the fascinating homes of Mineral Point. Tickets are $15. Visit MineralPoint.com.

BIRD BANDING SATURDAY, MAY 6 9-11 AM @ SWISS VALLEY NATURE CENTER (PEOSTA, IA)

Local birding expert Dave Shealer from Loras College will be at the Swiss Valley Nature Center for a bird netting and banding program. You might get a chance to see chickadees, cardinals and even some migrating songbirds traveling to northern breeding grounds. Visit DubuqeCounty.org.

AUTHOR VISIT: ELAINE MCDERMOTT BROWN SATURDAY, MAY 6 1 PM @ RIVER LIGHTS BOOKSTORE

Memoir of an Iowa Girl is Cascade, IA native and author Elaine McDermott Brown’s gift of thanks to the family, friends, school children, and others who have enriched her life. Elaine and her daughter, Bonnie M. Brown, will be at River Lights Bookstore for an author visit. Paperback copies of Memoir of an Iowa Girl will be available for $16. Visit RiverLights.com.

BOOTS & BUCKLES SATURDAY, MAY 6 5 PM @ MISSISSIPPI MOON BAR, DIAMOND JO CASINO

UnityPoint Health Finley Health Foundation hosts their 2017 Miracles on the Missippi Gala with country music superstar Craig Morgan. One of country music’s best-loved artists, some of his hits include the six-week #1 “That’s What I Love About Sunday.” The evening begins with a program, live auction, open bar, and hors d’oeuvers at 5:00 p.m., the Mississippi Moon Bar opens for seating at 7:15 p.m., and the concert begins at 7:40 p.m. Tickets start at $150. RSVP by April 5. For tickets, call (563) 557-2700 or email FinleyHealthFoundation@UnityPoint.org. Visit UnityPoint. org/Gala.

NICKS DERBY DAYS SATURDAY, MAY 6 2 PM-2 AM @ NICK’S ON 2ND (PLATTEVILLE, WI)

Watch the Kentucky Derby races while enjoying live music, food, and fun in downtown Platteville at Nick’s Bar. Tickets are $35. Visit NicksDerbyDays.com.

SPRING WILDFLOWER SERIES: HERITAGE TRAIL SATURDAY, MAY 6 1 PM @ HERITAGE TRAIL

Head out with a DCCB naturalist and check out the variety of beautiful spring wildflowers in bloom while biking along the Heritage Trail. Participation is free. Visit DubuqeCounty.org. Julien’s Journal  ❖ 9


CALENDAR OF EVENTS ARK ADVOCATES ROLL & SOLE-A-THON

JES RAYMOND & THE BLACKBERRY BUSHES

SATURDAY, MAY 6 9 AM-2 PM @ MYSTIQUE COMMUNITY ICE ARENA

SATURDAY, MAY 6 8 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK

Join for a day of family fun with a bike ride or walk in support of people with disabilities. All proceeds will stay with ARK Advocates in Dubuque. A 20- to 40-mile endurance bike ride begins at 9:00 a.m. The family bike ride/walk begins at 11:00 a.m. The adaptive equipment vendor fair will run in conjunction with the family activities. Visit ARKAdvocates.org.

Jes Raymond & The Blackberry Bushes features Dubuque’s own Jakob Breitbach on fiddle. Drawing from the deep well of American roots music and bluegrass, they create a modern sound with light-hearted rusticity, elegance, and soul. Artful arrangements and tight harmonies showcase traditional genius with innovative instincts. Cover is $10. Visit TheBlackberryBushes.com.

A DEADLY DINNER SATURDAY, MAY 6 5:30 PM @ DESOTO HOUSE (GALENA, IL)

It’s March 22, 1933 and Tiffany Gold Digger’s guests want to know if her husband Sterling’s career as an archeologist on the level. What will his friends dig up when they gather at their speakeasy to drink a toast to his days on earth? Was it foul play? Seymour Clues returns to solve the mystery. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar at 6:00 p.m. Cocktails and introductions are followed by dinner and the interactive murder mystery by Die-Laughing Murder Mystery. Come dressed in 1930s attire. Tickets are $50.00 per person. For tickets and room packages, call DeSoto House at 1.800.343.6562.

CLASSICAL MAGIC SATURDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 6-7 7:30 PM (SAT.) @ BUTLER HALL, HERITAGE CENTER, UNIVERSITY OF DUBUQUE 2 PM (SUN.) @ WESTERN DUBUQUE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER (EPWORTH, IA)

The Dubuque Chorale performs Beethoven’s Mass in C Major, R. Vaughan Williams’ Serenade to Music, and Te Deum by Joseph Haydn accompanied by orchestra. They are joined for the Te Deum by singers from several local high schools including Maquoketa, Monticello, Western Dubuque, Cuba City, WI, and Marquette Catholic. The Dubuque Chorale Children’s Choir will also perform several selections from classic children’s concert literature including “On the Sunny Side of the Street” and “Prayer of the Children.” Tickets are $10. Visit DubuqueChorale.org.

TEN DOLLAR HOUSE SATURDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 6-7 7 PM (SAT.) & 2 PM (SUN.) @ MINERAL POINT OPERA HOUSE (MINERAL POINT, WI)

The story of Bob Neal and Edgar Hellum, who in the middle of the Depression, against all odds, began a restoration that became a legacy of historic preservation. Based on a true story, Ten Dollar House introduces us to Bob Neal, a London interior decorator who returns to his failing Wisconsin hometown of Mineral Point in 1934 and hires a local man, Edgar Hellum, to help him restore a historic rock cottage. It is a humorous and touching look at a life two men spend together. Tickets are $15. Visit MineralPoint.com. 10  ❖  Julien’s Journal


MAY 2017 BAC ART EXHIBITION

AUDITIONS: WILLY WONKA JR.

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 6-7 5-8 PM (FRI.) & 2-4 PM (SAT.-SUN.) @ GREAT RIVER GALLERY (BELLEVUE, IA)

SATURDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 6-7 10 AM (SAT.) & 1 PM (SUN.) @ STE. 222/228, FISCHER, ARCADE BUILDING (880 LOCUST ST.)

Bellevue Arts Council (BAC) member artists display their work in this exhibition. Art will also be available for purchase directly from the artists. Artists will remit 20% of the purchase price to BAC. Visit BellevueArtsCouncil.org.

RISING STAR THEATRE CO. AUDITIONS

The Grand Opera House will present Roald Dahl’s Willy Wonka Jr., based on the book Charlie and the Chocolate Factory. This musical adaptation follows enigmatic candy manufacturer Willy Wonka as he stages a contest by hiding golden tickets in five of his scrumptious candy bars. Whoever comes up with these tickets will win a free tour of the Wonka Factory, as well as a lifetime supply of candy. Auditions are open by appointment to children currently in grades 2-8. Auditoneers will be asked to sing one verse of the song of their choice. An accompanist will be provided; please bring sheet music in the appropriate key or songs can be sung A Capella. Auditioneers may be asked to read form the script. Call backs will be held Monday, May 8 at 6:30 p.m. For audition appointments, call (563) 588.4356 or email Director@TheGrandOperaHouse.com. Visit TheGrandOperaHouse.com.

SATURDAY-MONDAY, MAY 6-8 9 AM-12 PM (SAT.), 1-4 PM (SAT.), & 4-8 PM (SUN.-MON.) @ ORPHEUM ROOM, FIVE FLAGS CENTER

Rising Star Theatre Company holds auditions for their summer shows: Pippin for students in 8th grade through college, The Wizard of Oz for all ages, and Disney’s The Little Mermaid for ages 8-18 (every child who auditions will be cast). Auditoneers should prepare a short musical selection and bring sheet music to the audition, as an accompanist will be provided. Callbacks, if needed, will take place in the evenings of May 9 and 10 in the Orpheum Room. Visit RisingStarTheatreCompany.com.

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Every Saturday, families are invited to preview newly released movies. Enjoy a movie and popcorn. Admission is free. Visit EastDubuqueLibrary.com.

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FIRE & ICE ENDS SUNDAY, MAY 7 10 AM-5 PM (TUES.-FRI.) & 1-4 PM (SAT.SUN.) @ DUBUQUE MUSEUM OF ART

Paintings of the Mississippi River by John Anderson-Bricker are on display in the Kris Mozena McNamer Gallery. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for college students, free for DuMA members, kids 18 and under, and Thursday visits. Visit DbqArt.com.

LUNCH & LEARN: GRANT WOOD FELLOWS TUESDAY, MAY 9 12:15-1 PM @ DUBUQUE MUSEUM OF ART

Meet the 2016-17 Grant Wood Fellows, printmakers Tameka Norris and Colin Lyons. These artists focus their work on issues of race, ethnicity, and the environment. Feel free to bring a sack lunch. Admission is free. Visit DbqArt.com.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS

UPCOMING AT THE GRAND! SATURDAY, MAY 14 @ 2 PM TICKETS: $20

JUNE 16,17,22,23 & 24 @ 7:30 PM JUNE 18 & 25 @ 2 PM TICKETS: Adults $20 Under 18: $12

BABY & ME TOURS TUESDAYS, MAY 9 & 23 9-9:30 AM @ DUBUQUE MUSEUM OF ART

Babies and their caregivers are welcome to participate in a 30-minute tour of museum exhibitions. Participation is free, but advanced registration is required; contact Margaret at (563) 557.1851 or MBuhr@ DbqArt.com.

YOUNG AT ART TUESDAYS, MAY 9 & 23 2-2:45 PM @ DUBUQUE MUSEUM OF ART

Toddlers ages 3-5, accompanied by a parent or grandparent, are invited to enjoy a merry and messy time creating art. Please come dressed to get messy. All supplies are furnished. Participation is free, but advanced registration is required; contact Margaret at (563) 557.1851 or MBuhr@DbqArt.com.

JULY 21,22,27,28 @ 7:30 PM JULY 23 & 30 @ 2 PM

MORNING MIXER TICKETS: Adults $20 Under 18: $12 BOX OFFICE HOURS: MON - FRI NOON TO 4:00 PM www.TheGrandOperaHouse.com

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Spring Concert

WEDNESDAY, MAY 10 5:30 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK

West Music Showcase features performances by music students from area elementary, middle, high schools, and universities. Founded and led by Ralph Kluseman and Johnni Walker to provide mentoring and live performance opportunities to students and young musicians, this showcase is proudly sponsored by West Music Store. Admission is free. Visit WestMusic.com or SmokestackDbq.com.

CHORAL Society

Saturday, May 13 3 p.m.

Queen of the Rosary Chapel, Sinsinawa Mound Dr. Brian Burns will direct the choir in a concert about mothers and fathers. Musical numbers include the Pergolesi “Magnificat”; “The Water Is Wide,” arranged by Stephen Paulus; “The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby,” a beautiful Irish lullaby; “Requiem,” a secular hymn to mother Earth in memory of those who have perished in natural disasters; “This Is My Father’s World,” arranged by Charles Forsberg; “David’s Lamentation,” by William Billings; and “I Said a Prayer,” a newer work by Mark Templeton. Freewill offering

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Celebrate Stonehill Franciscan Services with a morning mixer. Every attendee of will have the opportunity to inform a captive audience what their business does and walk away with potential business leads. Admission is free for Chamber Members and $10 for not-yetmembers. Visit DubuqueChamber.com.

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WEDNESDAY, MAY 10 8-9 AM @ STONEHILL FRANCISCAN SERVICES

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CO-MMUNITY GAME NIGHT THURSDAY, MAY 11 6-8 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK

Join for a monthly all ages game night, open to all. Play your favorite board, card, and social game. Delicious food and beverages will be available for purchase. Games will be provided, but outside games are welcome. This all-inclusive community event sponsored by Co Dubuque is a great way to meet new people, have fun, and be part of this social gathering for diversity and inclusiveness in Dubuque. Participation is free. Visit CoDbq.com.


MAY 2017

GREAT GIVE DAY THURSDAY, MAY 11 12 AM-11: 59 PM @ GREATGIVEDAY.ORG

The Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque presents the fourth annual 24-hour, online giving day. Over the past three years, this one-day celebration of giving has shined the spotlight on local causes and raised nearly $900,000 for nonprofits. Giving is easy: visit GreatGiveDay.org on May 11 and make a gift of $10 or more to your favorite nonprofits. Visit GreatGiveDay.org.

GREAT GIVE DAY @ THE GRAND OPERA HOUSE THURSDAY, MAY 11 - 12:00 A.M.-11:59 P.M.

As a part of Great Give Day the Grand Opera House will host 24 hours of free events to inspire contributions. Ghost Hunt @ 12:00-2:00 a.m. Join the Great River Investigative Paranormal Society (G.R.I.P.S.) for a two-hour “ghost hunt” through the Grand. Little Shop of Horrors @ 2:30 a.m. Enjoy this original 1960 cult classic, starring Jack Nicholson. Attack of the Giant Leeches @ 4:00 a.m. Enjoy this B-movie classic, starring Yvette Vickers (Playboy’s Miss July 1959). Sun Rise on the Roof @ 5:45 a.m. Watch the sun rise over the Mississippi from the roof of the Grand Opera House. Free Breakfast @ 6:00-10:00 a.m. Bagels will be provided by Big Apple Bagels, and additional breakfast items, including coffee, juice, and donuts. Theater Tours @ 9:00-11:00 a.m. Learn more about the Grand. Food Trucks & Live Entertainment @ 11:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Enjoy live entertainment and the fare of some local food trucks. Cindy and Dan Caraway and Adam Beck will perform live music. The Grand’s History: Multimedia Presentation @ 2:00 p.m. Learn more about the Grand Opera House at a multimedia presentations. Begin at 2:00 p.m., 2:30 p.m., or 3:00 p.m. Cartoons & Cupcakes @ 3:30-5:30 p.m. The Candle Ready Cakes food truck will be serving up tasty delights. Enjoy the antics of classic cartoons on the big screen. The Muppet Movie @ 6:00 p.m.

Becky McMahon Karaoke @ 8:00-11:59 p.m. Hosted by Grand favorite Katie McFarland. The Grand will have computers available in the lobby where you can pledge your donation during all events on May 11. For more info, visit TheGrandOperaHouse.com.

EPWORTH GARAGE SALES THURSDAY-SATURDAY, MAY 11-13 4 PM-DUSK (THURS.-FRI.) & 8-11 AM (SAT.) @ EPWORTH, IA

With over 30 expected locations participation, this is the weekend for garage sales in Epworth. Maps will be available at Quik n’ Handi and online at EpworthIowa.org. To participate as a vendor, call Epworth City Hall at (563) 876.3320.

BEESWAX WORKSHOP FRIDAY, MAY 12 5:30-7 PM @ HURSTVILLE INTERPRETIVE CENTER (MAQUOKETA, IA)

Beeswax has been used by humans for thousands of years. Learn more about this natural resource, how honey bees produce it, methods of harvesting, and ways it can be used. Participants will have fun making candles, salve, and lip balm to take home. Cost $10. Registration required by May 8. Visit JacksonCCB.com.

THE ARTIST REVEALED: TWO CENTURIES OF PORTRAITS FROM CEZANNE TO DYLAN BEGINS FRIDAY, MAY 12 10 AM-5 PM (TUES.-FRI.) & 1-4 PM (SAT.SUN.) @ DUBUQUE MUSEUM OF ART

This new exhibit is organized by the Syracuse University Art Collection and the Dubuque Museum of Art. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for college students, free for DuMA members, kids 18 and under, and Thursday visits. Visit DbqArt.com.

WORLD TRAVELER & AUTHOR VISIT: KIM DINAN THURSDAY, MAY 11 6-8 PM @ HOTEL JULIEN DUBUQUE

Kim Dinan, author of the newly released book, The Yellow Envelope, will give a public presentation and Q&A session, followed by a book signing. All proceeds benefit the Dubuque Rescue Mission.

DUBUQUE MUSICAL YOUTH SHOWCASE FRIDAY, MAY 12 5 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK

River Glen hosts another installment of his Dubuque Musical Youth series, featuring a collection of up-and-coming young music and dance performers from the greater-Dubuque area. Cover is $5. Visit RiverGlenMusic. com.

PLATTEVILLE GARAGE SALES FRIDAY-SATURDAY, MAY 12-13 8 AM-3 PM @ PLATTEVILLE, WI

Platteville City Wide Garage Sales span two days. Maps are available at the Platteville Regional Chamber. Call (608) 348.8888.

RIVER GLEN, LIZ MOEN, & WALDEMAR

AUTHOR VISIT: SUE STECKART JAROSH

FRIDAY, MAY 12 8 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK

SATURDAY, MAY 13 1 PM @ RIVER LIGHTS BOOKSTORE

Folk-pop singer-songwriter River Glen Breitbach from Dubuque is joined by Elizabeth Moen, soulful indie singer-songwriter out of Iowa City, and Waldemar, indie folk artist from Eau Claire, WI. Cover is $10. Visit SmokestackDbq.com.

Former Dubuque resident Sue Steckart Jarosh has written her first in a series about the lighthouses of Door County, Lighthouse Mouse. On retiring, Sue decided to accept a position as a tour guide at Eagle Bluff Lighthouse Museum in Peninsula State Park. She will sign copies of her book, available in hardcopy for $19.95. Visit RiverLights.com.

GREAT RIVER FILM INITIATIVE MEETING SATURDAY, MAY 12 10 AM @ MINDFRAME THEATERS

DUBUQUE AREA WRITERS GUILD MEETING

The Great River Film Initiative meets to promote the development of films and filmmakers in the Mississippi River region of Iowa, Illinois, and Wisconsin. Anyone is welcome to join their monthly meetings. Find them on Facebook.com.

The Dubuque Area Writers Guild (DAWG) is for writers who want to share their work. For more information, email DubuqueAreaWritersGuild@Gmail.com.

FRIDAYS, MAY 12 & 26 7 PM @ MONK’S KAFFEE PUB

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS SWITCHBACK & NAOMI ASHLEY SATURDAY, MAY 13 8 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK

Miller Riverview Park & Campground 20-acre campground located at 1851 Admiral Sheehy Dr. Dubuque, IA

Featuring:

• On the shores of the Mississippi River • Fishing • Playground • 1-mile trail for biking or walking • Handicap-accessible restrooms & showers • Adjacent to Mystique Casino, Greyhound track and Restaurant • Nearby boat ramp give access to small boats or canoes • Swimming not permitted • 100 camp sites with plenty of shade and full 20/30/50 amp IT’S FAST. IT’S EASY

www.cityofdubuque.org/1133/ Miller-Riverview-Park-Campground

Switchback is the awardwinning duo of Brian FitzGerald and Martin McCormack. Switchback draws on traditional Celtic music and original Americana songs that reflect their Irish heritage and Midwestern roots. Playing an exciting mix of mandolin, guitar, and bass, their harmonies have won them comparisons to famous duos, such as the Louvin Brothers, Everly Brothers, & Simon and Garfunkel. Music Connection Magazine said: “The words ‘American roots and Celtic soul’ only begin to describe this unusual act, whose vocal prowess is as pure as it is unique. There is no denying the stunning vocal blends that are achieved by this duo.” Switchback tours throughout the United States, Canada, Ireland, the United Kingdom, Italy, and the Netherlands playing over 200 engagements a year. . Naomi Ashley’s songs are intimate, plain-spoken and gorgeously sung, drawing from American folk, roots, and country traditions and surging with the contradictory influences of real imperfect life. Born and raised in Moville, IA, Naomi Ashley has been part of the Chicago music scene for the last 20 years. Her two most recent albums Another Year or So and Trying to Fly were funded by grants from the Chicago Artist Assistance Program and the Illinois Arts Council. An avid collaborator, she recently created the show “True Life Tales from the Honeymoon Capital of the World” along with writer and spoken-word artist David Kodeski about his experiences growing up in Niagara Falls. She sings with the Bob Dylan tribute band The Zimmerman and has shared the stage with Cathy Richardson, Robbie Fulks, Willie Nile, Michael McDermott, Jon Langford, and many more. Cover is $10. Visit SmokestackDbq.com.

SPRING BIG BIRD DAY SATURDAY, MAY 13 @ APPLE CREEK (APPLE RIVER, IL)

Master Birder Terrence Ingram of Eagle Nature Foundation (ENF) will be documenting as many bird species as possible, that are living on, or in some way using, or flying over Apple Creek. To help ENF in their efforts to preserve the bald eagle, Mr. Ingram is using this event as a fundraiser for the Foundation. He is asking people to pledge dollars for every species of bird that he sees on that day or just send in a donation. Last year he saw only 56 species. To join Mr. Ingram in his efforts, please call (815) 594.2306. Visit EagleNature.com.

HERITAGE TRAIL 5K & 10K SATURDAY, MAY 13 8 AM @ HERITAGE TRAIL, DURANGO TRAIL HEAD ON HWY 52

Mercy Medical Center presents this Mississippi Valley Running Association (MVRA) event for the whole family. MVRA is an organization dedicated to building the tristate running community through races and fun runs. Proceeds from races go back to the community through annual charitable donations. Registration is $30 for MVRA members, $35 for non-members, $10 for kids 14 and under. Online registration ends Thursday, May 11. There will be no race day registration. Visit MVRADubuque.com.

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BEGINS SATURDAY, MAY 13 @ NATIONAL MISSISSIPPI RIVER MUSEUM Legends of gigantic river fish have been the subject of fish stories for centuries. This summer, the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium’s latest blockbuster summer exhibit will show visitors that these monster fish are anything but myth. Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants will take visitors on a deeper dive into the hidden world of some of the world’s largest freshwater fish. This National Geographic exhibition, which runs May 13 through October 9, features stunning life-sized sculptures, handson interactive exhibits, and videos from the field that bring visitors face-to-face with more than 20 species – each at least six feet long and weighing more than 200 lbs. Some of these replica creatures, like the super-sized sawfish, are climbable. This exhibit will be complimented by the real-life monster fish species that call the River Museum home. “The Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants exhibition directly links to the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium’s mission as it highlights conservation issues regarding the depletion of these freshwater mega fish,” said Erin Dragotto, vice president of development at the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium. “Over the centuries, humans have made enormous changes to freshwater ecosystems. We have built dams, polluted waters, overfished, and introduced non-native species. In doing so, we have endangered some of the world’s most important fish. Most ‘monster fish’ are predators, and predators are key to any ecosystem. When top predators disappear, ecosystems become unbalanced, putting all species who live in them at risk.” Enormous in size and rapidly dwindling in number, these ancient fish play critical roles in their freshwater habitats. Dr. Zeb Hogan,

Photo courtesy of National Geographic

aquatic ecologist, National Geographic Fellow, and host of the Nat Geo WILD television series Monster Fish, has spent nearly two decades searching for and studying the rare, large freshwater fish species profiled in the exhibition. His work leads the project, which seeks out and preserves the biggest, most endangered freshwater fish on the planet and educates local inhabitants of these regions on how to carry of their efforts. From the cold, rushing waters of the Himalayas, to the steamy, dark backwaters of the Amazon rain forest, Hogan’s adventures peel back centuries of myth surrounding these legendary animals and shed new scientific light on their unique morphology and behaviors. Join a young fisher boy as he muses and imagines his way through the wonderfully real world of fresh water giants. This film short was commissioned by the National Geographic Museum in Washington, D.C. to open the international, travelling exhibition. Using hybrid animation techniques, the film depicts a child’s musings about a local legend to bring viewers face-toface with a wondrous monster fish. Themed areas of this new exhibition provide guests with opportunities to learn about how

monster fish grow, how scientists study them, and how anglers and other individuals can help fish survive. Hogan will visit the Museum & Aquarium in person on May 19 and 20, headlining a special speaking event “Our Great River.” The event will also host several local experts on May 19, who will discuss local, regional, and global efforts being made to responsibly manage our waterways, and how these improvements are positively affecting the wildlife of our rivers. Hogan will serve as the keynote speaker for this invite-only event. More details will be released at a later date. At 10:00 a.m. Saturday, May 20, Hogan will host a public presentation in the Museum & Aquarium’s 3D/4D theater. He will also take part in a Q&A session. Tickets to attend Hogan’s presentation are $6, or $4 for museum members. Museum admission is not required to attend this event. Following the presentation, Hogan will meet and greet visitors in the Monster Fish exhibit from 11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Additional educational programs that are happening throughout the summer include a twoweek summer camp themed around the exhibit. American Trust & Savings bank is the premiere sponsor for Monster Fish: In Search of the Last River Giants, along with lead sponsors: KWWL, Radio Dubuque, Diamond Jo Casino, the Telegraph Herald, and associate sponsor Prudential. For more information, visit RiverMuseum.com. Editor’s note: Article supplied by the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, with supplemental information from RiverMuseum.com and EdFilms.net, edited by Julien’s Journal. Julien’s Journal  ❖ 15


CALENDAR OF EVENTS TRI-STATE CHORAL SOCIETY SPRING CONCERT

DANCING WITH THE STARS, DUBUQUE STYLE 2017

SATURDAY, MAY 13 3 PM @ QUEEN OF THE ROSARY CHAPEL, SINSINAWA MOUND (SINSINAWA, WI)

SATURDAY, MAY 13 6-9 PM @ FIVE FLAGS CENTER

Dr. Brian Burns will direct the choir in a concert about mothers and fathers. Musical numbers include the Pergolesi “Magnificat,” “The Water is Wide,” “The Gartan Mother’s Lullaby,” “Requiem,” “This is my Father’s World,” “David’s Lamentation,” and newer work “I Said a Prayer.” Freewill offerings are accepted for admission. Visit Sinsinawa.org/ MoundCenter.

Ten local business celebrities will dance their heels off for their favorite local charity. This is the Dubuque Area Chamber’s eighth year of this event, which has raised over one million dollars for the local community. Beer, wine, water, and appetizers will be provided. Tickets are $50 per person. Call (563) 589.4254 or visit DubuqueChamber.com.

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SECOND SATURDAYS AT DUMA SATURDAY, MAY 13 1-3 PM @ DUBUQUE MUSEUM OF ART

Family-oriented programming features culturally-diverse performing arts acts and hands-on art activities that the entire family will enjoy. The May program features hip hop and spoken word by the dance group Dreaming Allegiance. Admission is free. Visit DbqArt.com.

LEAD POUR SATURDAY, MAY 13 11 AM & 3 PM @ MINING & ROLLO JAMISON MUSEUMS (PLATTEVILLE, WI)

Celebrate the re-opening of the Bevans Lead Mine for the summer season by experiencing a lead pour. Join for a demonstration on how lead pigs were made in the 1830s. Visit Mining. Jamison.Museum.

KEVIN MAC’S CLASSIC COUNTRY JUKEBOX SATURDAY, MAY 13 7 PM @ OHNWARD FINE ARTS CENTER (MAQUOKETA, IA)

Kevin tours with some of today’s hottest country music artists and loves to honor the legends who paved the way for the country artists of today. He performs hits by iconic artists Johnny Cash, Hank Williams, Sr., George Jones, Patsy Cline, Dolly Parton, and so many more. This is a show for the true country music lover. Tickets for adults are $22 in advance, $25 at the door; tickets for students are $13 in advance, $15 at the door. Visit OhnwardFineArtsCenter.com.

MOTHER’S DAY AT THE ARBORETUM

THE FUERSTE EYE CLINIC 2140 JFK ROAD, DUBUQUE, IOWA (563) 582-0769 www.fuersteclinic.com

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SUNDAY, MAY 14 8 AM-8 PM @ DUBUQUE ARBORETUM & BOTANICAL GARDENS

The Dubuque Arboretum & Botanical Gardens will host a very special event in celebration of Mother’s Day. Guests can visit the newly remodeled Heinemann Center Gift Shop and enjoy free coffee. The Tri-States’ largest collection of potted plants for the porch or patio will be available. Examine oneof-a-kind Amish-made items, original pieces crafted by local artisans, and unusual gifts. Consider ordering honorarium and memorial bricks and pavers. At 10:00 a.m. Mother’s Day High Tea will be served by Inspire Café on the porch (cost is $18 per person. Call (563) 583.8338 to RSVP). Get tips from a Master Gardener at 1:00 p.m., take in a presentation by Wild Birds Unlimited at 1:30 p.m., and catch a demonstration by the Herb Society at 3:00 p.m. Space is limited; call (563) 556.2100 to RSVP. Visit DubuqueArboretum.net.


MAY 2017 MOTHER'S DAY PANCAKE BREAKFAST SUNDAY, MAY 14 8 AM-1 PM @ EAGLE POINT PARK

The Order of the Arrow is hosting their annual Mother's Day Pancake Breakfast. Proceeds from the breakfast help support the service projects and activities for the local Arrowmen of the Timmeu Lodge 74. Tickets are available for purchase at all Dupaco locations, the Council Service Center, or available for purchase upon arrival at the breakfast. Tickets are $8 for adults, $5 for youth and seniors, and free for children under age 5. Visit ScoutsIowa.org.

SECOND SUNDAY SUNDAY, MAY 14 2 PM @ GREAT RIVER GALLERY (BELLEVUE, IA)

The Bellevue Arts Council and River Ridge Brewery host monthly arts event. This month, celebrate Mother’s Day. Color with your mother original coloring book pages by BAC artists. Visit BellevueArtsCouncil.org.

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YPD MONTHLY LUNCHEON WEDNESDAY, MAY 17 11:45 AM-1 PM @ HOTEL JULIEN DUBUQUE

Join the Young Professionals of Dubuque for their monthly luncheon featuring a special guest speaker. Cost is $12 for YP members and $17 for guests. Call (563) 557.9200 or visit DubuqueChamber.com.

INSPIRING PEOPLE SERIES: HOWARD LEE III THURSDAY, MAY 18 7-8:15 PM @ INSPIRE CAFÉ, SCHMID INNOVATION CENTER

The objective of the Inspiring People Series is to create and celebrate inspiration thus lifting our community and all humankind. May’s speaker is Howard Lee III, “The Motivational Poet.” He is a spoken word artist, author, youth empowerment champion, community relationship pioneer, and a creative arts specialist. He will share his life story, experiences, and a powerful message about how our passions equal our destinies. Attendance is free; freewill donations are accepted. Call (563) 583.8338 or visit Inspire-Cafe.com.

ENDS THURSDAY, MAY 18 9 AM-5 PM (MON.-FRI.) & 12-4 PM (SAT.SUN.) @ MAQUOKETA ART EXPERIENCE (MAQUOKETA, IA)

Living in the Midwest has influenced Tom Christopher’s style of painting and choice of subject matter significantly. He captures Central Iowa’s riverbanks, wooded areas, nature, and the way sunlight and shadows help define the landscape. Admission is free. Visit Maquoketa-Art.org.

MY NAME IS FRANCIS BEGINS THURSDAY, MAY 18 9 AM-5 PM (MON.-FRI.) & 12-4 PM (SAT.SUN.) @ MAQUOKETA ART EXPERIENCE (MAQUOKETA, IA)

Artist Kathy Schumaker created charcoal drawings created to give her grandmother Frances a voice. In 1941, Frances was committed to the insane asylum in Independence, IA. Kathy pieces together her story through records and family memories. An artists’ reception will be held Friday, May 26, 5:00-7:00 p.m. Admission is free. Visit Maquoketa-Art.org.

ENDS MONDAY, MAY 15 9 AM-5 PM (MON.-FRI.) & 12-4 PM (SAT.SUN.) @ MAQUOKETA ART EXPERIENCE (MAQUOKETA, IA)

An exhibition of thirty photographs by A. M. “Pete” Wettach (1901–1976) from 1925 to 1960 captures thirty-five of the most revolutionary years for farming as a way of life in Iowa. Wettach recorded changes in farming practices and honored traditional values of family and self-sufficiency. Admission is free. Visit Maquoketa-Art.org.

A STITCH IN TIME ENDS MONDAY, MAY 15 REGULAR HOURS @ CARNEGIE-STOUT PUBLIC LIBRARY

The Mississippi River Sampler Guild, presents this exhibition. A sampler is a piece of embroidery produced as a demonstration or test of skill in needlework. The sampler often includes the alphabet, figures, motifs, decorative borders and usually the name of the person who embroidered it and the date. This exhibit highlights some of the programs and corresponding projects the guild members have completed since the Guild has been founded. For details about the Guild, email Hunt64@q.com.

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CALENDAR OF EVENTS DAWG BOOK RELEASE & READING FRIDAY, MAY 19 6 PM @ DUBUQUE MUSEUM OF ART

The public is invited to attend a reception and reading to celebrate the launch of the annual Dubuque Area Writers Guild (DAWG) anthology, held during DubuqueFest. Copies will be available for purchase. Visit DCFAS. org or DubuqueFest.org.

ANDRE’S MOTHER READING FRIDAY, MAY 19 7-9 PM @ SMOKESTACK

Enjoy a literary salon featuring the 8-minute play, Andre’s Mother, in advance of Fly-ByNight Productions’ upcoming performances of Mothers & Sons this June. Delicious DUBUQUEFEST FINE ARTS FESTIVAL food and beverage available for purchase; FRIDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 19-21 the reading and discussion are free. Andre’s 5-11 PM (FRI.), 10 AM-11 PM (SAT.), 10 AM-4 PM (SUN.) @ TOWN CLOCK PLAZA & WeWASHINGTON have many opportunities Mother is Terrence McNally’s prequel to his PARKavailable for community members, UI Hospitals and Clinics staff, college students, and high school students. play Mothers & Sons. Set at the Manhattan As a multi-faceted arts festival, DubuqueFest raises awareness and participation in the arts memorial service for Andre Gerard, who while offering economic opportunity to working artists and celebrating culture. In addition to died of AIDS and was buried in Dallas sevthe juried fine art fair, this year will feature World Music Night on Friday, followed by blues eral weeks earlier, Andre’s mother Katharine and rock performances on Saturday. The weekend also includes free hands-on art activities for cannot come to terms with his death or share children, interactive art for all ages, a community art project, and the annual book release and her grief with Cal, Andre’s lover. In Fly-Byreadings of the Dubuque Area Writers Guild. Admission is free. Visit DubuqueFest.org. Night Productions’ upcoming performances of Mothers & Sons, McNally picks the story up 20 years later when Katherine visits her son’s former partner, Cal, and the two attempt to reconcile. Visit SmokestackDbq.com or FlyByNightDubuque.com.

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AUDITIONS & SIGN-UP: THE HAPPY ELF FRIDAY-SATURDAY, MAY 19-20 3-7 PM (FRI.), 9 AM-12 PM & 1-3 PM (SAT.) @ BELL TOWER THEATER

Bell Tower Theater is holding auditions for its 12th-annual summer children’s musical, The Happy Elf. They are seeking children ages 7-16 for 80-90 on-stage roles and kids ages 7-18 for 80-100 backstage roles. Participation is free of charge. Cast members will be expected to attend rehearsals most weekdays in June and every weekday in July as well as seven performances from July 12 to 23. Time commitments for crew members vary. All auditions and crew sign ups must be on May 19 and 20 during the allotted times. Call (563) 588.3377 or visit BellTowerTheater.net.


MAY 2017 RIVER RODEO FRIDAY-SUNDAY, MAY 19-21 @ TRI-STATE EQUINE PARK, DUBUQUE CO. FAIRGROUNDS

This 14th annual high school rodeo competition is sanctioned by the Wisconsin High School Rodeo Association where area youth from Iowa, Wisconsin, and Illinois compete. Events include barrel racing, calf roping, saddle broncs, trap shooting, pole bending, team roping, bareback broncs, light rifle, breakaway roping, steer wrestling, bull riding , ribbon roping, goat tying, boys cutting, girls cutting, and working cow horse. Visit DbqFair.com.

RAIN BARREL WORKSHOP SATURDAY, MAY 20 1 PM @ HURSTVILLE INTERPRETIVE CENTER (MAQUOKETA, IA)

Rain barrels collect rainwater and save the water for future use, plus by storing the rain water, you are reducing storm water runoff. All materials and instruction will be provided at this workshop to build a 55-gallon rain barrel. Cost is $40. Registration and payment required by May 10. Visit JacksonCCB.com.

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MINING FAMILY DAY SATURDAY, MAY 20 11 AM-2 PM @ MINING & ROLLO JAMISON MUSEUMS (PLATTEVILLE, WI)

Dig and search for lead in the bear holes of the mine and enjoy rock and mineral related activities at this fun family day at the Museums. Visit Mining.Jamison.Museum.

ILLUSIONS MIDWEST DRAG SHOW SATURDAY, MAY 20 10 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK

Drag-fabulousness returns from Illusions Midwest, featuring Dubuque’s drag queens & kings, performing live, with special guests from all over the Midwest. 21 and older only, only $10 at the door. Find Illusions Midwest on Facebook.com or visit SmokestackDbq.com.

“THE LUSTY MONTH OF MAY” SUNDAY, MAY 21 2 PM @ GALENA CENTER FOR THE ARTS (GALENA, IL)

Soprano Megan Gloss will present a recital, songs of springtime and romance, as part of Galena Center for the Arts’ Sunday Salon series. The recital will feature a mixture of art songs, operatic arias, and musical theater selections. Joining her will be accompanist Jill Klinebriel on piano and guitarist Marcus DeJesus accompanying her on a selection by Villa-Lobos. Music also will include works by Verdi, Strauss, Puccini, Gounod, Floyd, Lerner and Loewe, Rodgers and Hammerstein, Sondheim and Dubuque composer Luke Flynn. Visit GalenaCenterForTheArts.com.

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MURDER AT THE FISH FLY CLUB SUNDAY, MAY 21 5-7 PM @ STONE CLIFF WINERY

Brew Ha Ha Players present a night of mystery and intrigue in the wild and romantic era of the roaring ‘20s. Buzz Nessman, the owner of Dubuque’s most popular speakeasy – the Fish Fly Club – has just been murdered. Was it the prohibitionist N.A. O’Doul or Buzz’s jealous business partner Bootleg Willie? Maybe it was the jazz singer Bea Sharpe or Betty Jane – Buzz’s sweet-but-not-so-innocent mistress. Join the bumbling detective, Jack Slickman, as the murder unfolds before your very eyes. The evening includes a fourcourse meal and wine or beverage of your choice. Tickets are $49.95. Visit StoneCliffWinery.com/Mystery-Dinner-Theater.

TWILIGHT RIVERBOAT SIGHTSEEING CRUISES FRIDAY-MONDAY, MAY 26-29 11 AM, 1 PM, 3 PM @ PORT OF LECLAIRE, IOWA

See the river from the deck of an old-fashioned riverboat on an hour-and-a-half sightseeing cruise aboard the Riverboat Twilight. The trip includes Captain’s narration and commanding views of the river, its wildlife, and quaint river towns. A cash bar and gift shop will be available. Tickets are $16 for adults, $8 for children (4-12), and free for children 3 and under. Visit RiverboatTwilight.com.

ENGLISH AFTERNOON TEA SUNDAY, MAY 28 2-4 PM @ INSPIRE CAFÉ

CONSERVATION VOLUNTEER PICNIC SUNDAY, MAY 21 1 PM @ GREEN ASH PAVILION, SWISS VALLEY PARK (PEOSTA, IA)

Dubuque County Conservation could not fulfill its mission without a group of dedicated volunteers. They would like to invite those who have volunteered with them over the past year or who are interested in volunteering in the future to attend their first Conservation Volunteer Picnic. Participation is free. Call (563) 556.6745 to RSVP. Visit DubuqeCounty.org.

COFFEE & CRAFTS THURSDAY, MAY 25 11 AM @ EAST DUBUQUE DIST. LIBRARY (EAST DUBUQUE, IL)

Adults are invited to enjoy coffee, learn new crafts, and meet new friends. Participation is free. Visit EastDubuqueLibrary.com.

“IOWA HISTORY 101” THURSDAY-MONDAY, MAY 25-29 10 AM-4 PM @ LEVEE IN LECLAIRE, IOWA

Visit the State Historical Society of Iowa’s new “Iowa History 101” mobile museum. The museum on wheels currently houses a 300-square-foot exhibition and is filled with artifacts from the State Historical Society’s collection. Admission is free. Visit VisitLeClaire.com. 20  ❖  Julien’s Journal

JOHNNY AZARI FRIDAY, MAY 26 9 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK

Johnny Azari is spicy and saucy with his unforgettable stand-up musings alongside unique Delta Blues. Johnny is out-of-the-box and irreverent. Cover is $5. Visit JohnnyAzari.com.

Take in the relaxed ambiance and enjoy a three-tiered arrangement of finger sandwiches, scones, and seasonal desserts. Choose from a selection of exceptional teas and perhaps enjoy a glass of champagne or mimosa. Afternoon Tea is a celebratory affair to enjoy with friends, associates and especially loved ones. “Little prince and princess tea” is also available for junior guests, ages 4-12. RSVP by Friday, May 26. Visit Inspire-Cafe.com.

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BEGINS SATURDAY, MAY 27 10 AM-5 PM (TUES.-FRI.) & 1-4 PM (SAT.SUN.) @ DUBUQUE MUSEUM OF ART

TUESDAY, MAY 30 8 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK

This juried show features artwork by artists within 200 miles of Dubuque. This year’s juror is Amanda C, Burdan, Ph.D., Associate Curator of the Brandywine River Museum of Art. Admission is $6 for adults, $5 for seniors, $3 for college students, free for DuMA members, kids 18 and under, and Thursday visits. Visit DbqArt.com.

LAURA MCDONALD & BLUE 'N EVOL SATURDAY, MAY 27 9 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK

Blue ‘n Evol featuring Laura McDonald is a five-piece band with deep blues, rocking roots, and shining vocals. Cover is $5. Visit SmokestackDbq.com..

Dance all night to deep house and much more from DJ, The Mixologist. Admission is free. Visit SmokestackDbq.com.

SALSA DANCE NIGHT WEDNESDAY, MAY 31 6 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK

Enjoy a free salsa dance lesson with the incredible Katie Koerperich from 6:00-7:00 p.m., then dance into the evening. Delicious food and beverages available for purchase. Bring a partner or come solo. Everyone is welcome. Participation is free. Visit SmokestackDbq.com.


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SPIRITUAL ENRICHMENT RELAY FOR LIFE FRIDAY, JUNE 2 6-11:30 PM @ TOWN CLOCK PLAZA

During the American Cancer Society’s annual Dubuque fundraiser event teams, sponsors, participants, and community members will take part in an evening of celebration and remembrance. Remember loved ones lost, honor survivors of all cancers, and raise money to help the American Cancer Society make a global impact on cancer. Highlights will include entertainment, food, music, kid’s games, a silent auction, and, new this year, the Relay for Life Parade with bands, floats, and marchers. Call 1-888-266-2071 or visit RelayForLife.org/DubuqueIA.

MOTHERS & SONS FRIDAY-SUNDAY, JUNE 2-4 FRIDAY-SATURDAY, JUNE 9-10 7:30 PM (FRI.-SAT.) & 2 PM (SUN.) @ BIJOU ROOM, FIVE FLAGS CENTER

Fly-By-Night Productions presents a drama by Terrence McNally. This poignant reflection of a changed gay America at turns funny and powerful. A woman pays an unexpected visit to her late son’s partner, who is now married to a younger man and has a young son. Challenged to face how society has changed around her, generations collide as she revisits the past and begins to see the life her son might have led. Following the June 3 and 9 performances, talkbacks will be held by the cast and director. Tickets are $16, available one hour prior to performances at the door (cash only). Visit FlyByNightDubuque.com.

WATERCOLOR, INK & INSPIRATION ONGOING 10 AM-5 PM DAILY @ ART GALLERY, SINSINAWA MOUND (SINSINAWA, WI)

The work of artists Jean Apgar of Rockford, IL and Jill Rae Martin-Golden of Roscoe, IL are featured. Apgar works primarily in watercolor and Martin-Golden works in alcohol ink and watercolor. Apgar’s inspiration comes from the small, even insignificant, things that surround us in everyday life. She creates from pigment, paper, fabric, or glass. Martin-Golden discovered alcohol inks while looking for ways to make her traditional watercolor paintings more vibrant. Admission is free. Visit Sinsinawa.org/MoundCenter.

SPIRITUAL ENRICHMENT SHALOM SPIRITUALITY CENTER ShalomRetreats.org Celebration of German Food & Music – Tuesday, May 2 @ 6:30-8:00 p.m. (Register by April 27) Placing our Mind in our Heart: An Intro to Wisdom School, Pt. 1 – WednesdaySaturday May 3-6 (Register by April 28) Taizé Prayer – Thursday, May 4 @ 7:00-8:00 p.m. The Spirituality of Spirals – Thursday, May 11 @ 6:30-8:30 p.m. Centering Prayer – Monday, May 15 @ 7:00-8:00 p.m.

SINSINAWA MOUND CENTER Sinsinawa.org/MoundCenter Art Gallery: Watercolor, Ink & Inspiration – Ongoing Sacred Space, Sacred Pathway: Labyrinth Retreat – Friday-Saturday, May 5-6 Tri-State Choral Society Spring Concert – Saturday, May 13 @ 3:00 p.m. Memory Café – Thursday, May 25 @ 1:002:30 p.m.

CENTER OF I AM CenterOfIAm.com Tai Chi – Mondays, May 1, 8, 15, & 22 @ 4:15 p.m. (advanced); 5:30 p.m. (intermediate); & 6:30 p.m. (beginner) Hatha Yoga – Tuesdays & Thursdays, May 2, 4, 9, 11, 16, 18, 23, 25 & 30 @ 6:30 a.m. Guided Meditation – Wednesdays, May 3, 10, 17, 24 & 31 @ 6:30 p.m. SOME Conversations – Tuesday, May 9 @ 6:30-7:30 p.m. Sacred Circle Gathering – Saturday, May 13 @ 5:00 p.m. Meditation for Tough Times – Thursday, May 18 @ 7:00-8:00 p.m. Intuitive Development: Part 5 – Tuesday, May 23 @ 7:00-8:30 p.m.

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DUBUQUE PORCELAIN ARTISTS EXHIBIT ONGOING REGULAR HOURS @ CARNEGIE-STOUT LIBRARY

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The unique and successful Art @ your library® exhibit in the Carnegie-Stout Public Library’s historic second floor Rotunda features porcelain artistry by the Dubuque Porcelain Artists. The artwork includes classic themes of flowers and Victorian designs, as well as more contemporary images on porcelain plates, vases, tiles, ornaments, trays, lamps, and more. The variety of porcelain designs includes everything from chickens and bunnies to flowers and landscapes and will be sure to please exhibit goers. Visit www.Dubuque.Lib.ia.us.

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LOCAL LIBRARIES CARNEGIE STOUT PUBLIC LIBRARY WWW.DUBUQUE.LIB.IA.US YOUTH PROGRAMS Play-Doh Playdate – Monday, May 8 @ 4:00 p.m. Mother’s Day Wind Chime – Tuesday, May 9 @ 3:30 p.m. Creative Kids: Summer Maker Club – Wednesday, May 10 @ 4:00 p.m. L&MOP: James and the Giant Peach (UD Theatre) – Saturday, May 13 @ 10:00-10:30 a.m. Reading with Rover – Saturday, May 13 @ 10:30-11:15 a.m. B’tween the Pages Book Club: The Island of Dr. Libris by Chris Grabenstein – Thursday, May 18 @ 4:00-4:45 p.m. Pokémon League – Thursdays, May 18 @ 6:00 p.m. Preschool Dance Party – Saturday, May 20 @ 10:30 a.m. LEGO Club – Saturday, May 20 @ 2:00 p.m. Kids Chefs: Spring Snacks – Monday, May 22 @ 4:00 p.m. Let’s Go Fly A Kite! – Tuesday, May 23 @ 4:00 p.m. Minecraft Mania – Wednesday, May 24 @ 6:30 p.m. Baby Builders Block Party – Saturday, May 27 @ 10:00 a.m. Saturday Matinee: Moana (PG) – Saturday, May 27 @ 2:00-3:30 p.m. TEEN PROGRAMS Mother’s Day Wind Chime – Tuesday, May 9 @ 3:30 p.m.

Teens ‘R’ Reading Book Club: Cinder by Marissa Meyer – Monday, May 15 @ 4:004:45 p.m. Teen Board Game Club – Wednesday, May 17 @ 6:30-7:45 p.m. Teen Advisory Board – Monday, May 29

ADULT PROGRAMS Geek Out! Book Club –Monday, May 1 @ 6:00-8:00 p.m., Mindframe Theaters Transplanting Seeds & Seedling Swap – Tuesday, May 2 @ 6:00-8:00 p.m. Music @ Your Library – Friday, May 5 @ 6:00-7:00 p.m. Nerf Capture the Flag – Saturday, May 6 @ 4:45-7:00 p.m. Adult Book Discussion: Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson – Tuesday, May 9 @ 6:308:00 p.m. Unconditional Loyalty Traveling Exhibit – Sunday-Monday, May 14-22 DIY Butterfly Feeders – Monday, May 15 @ 6:00-7:30 p.m. Meet Packers Radio Voice Wayne Larrivee – Tuesday, May 16 @ 7:00 p.m. Free Movie: La La Land – Wednesday, May 17 @ 6:00-9:00 p.m. Meet Author Kay Southwood – Thursday, May 18 @ 6:30 p.m. First in Flight: The Tuskegee Airmen – Monday, May 22 @ 6:30-7:30 p.m. Meet Author Lori Rader-Day – Tuesday, May 23 @ 6:30 p.m.

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JAMES KENNEDY PUBLIC LIBRARY WWW.DYERSVILLE.LIB.IA.US

GALENA PUBLIC LIBRARY WWW.GALENALIBRARY.ORG

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