Register for Dubuque Leisure Services Summer Programs

Registration for Dubuque Leisure Services programs, including swim lessons, summer classes and camps is now open. RecTrac is their online registration system. If you don’t already have a RecTrac account, you’re encouraged to create your account in advance at This will save you time when you go to register. For questions, contact the City of Dubuque Leisure Services office at 563-589-4263.

City of Dubuque Seeking Public Input (thru June 14)

The City of Dubuque is seeking public input for Central Ave. and White St. Corridor Study. Through June 14, you can provide feedback online through an interactive comment map at

DuTrac Community Credit Union Diaper Drive (thru May)

DuTrac Community Credit Union’s Diaper Drive will run throughout the month of May, You can participate by donating diapers of any size at any DuTrac branch location. At the end of May, all contributions will be distributed to United Way of Dubuque Area Tri-States and Hiney Heroes of the Quad Cities, for distribution to families in need.

Cascade Public Library May Activities 

The Cascade Public Library invites you to register for their summer reading program thru May 31 and take part in their May Programs. Find details at

Dubuque Farmer’s Market

The Dubuque Farmer’s Market is held Saturday’s May thru October from 7a-12p in the upper Main District around City Hall expanding over three city blocks on Iowa Street, extending down 11th, 12th and 13th Streets.

Dubuque Age in Place Grant Program

Older Dubuque residents interested in staying in their homes have the opportunity to apply for grant funding to help them “age in place.” The program is intended to help these residents avoid having to transition to a nursing home or other assisted care facility. Those interested in the program are encouraged to submit an interest form to begin the application process. More information including a link to submit an interest form, is available at

St. Mark Heroes Camp Registration

St. Mark Youth Enrichment has opened summer registration for this year’s camp to all area kids entering grades K-5. Campus locations are in Dubuque & Dyersville. Spots are limited. The program will be offered in the mornings of June 17 to July 26 with no programming during the week of July 4. The cost is $500, with limited scholarships available for families in need. To register or learn more, visit

TSA PreCheck Enrollment at Dubuque Regional Airport (May 20-24)

The Dubuque Regional Airport and the Transportation Security Administration will host a week-long TSA PreCheck enrollment event at Airline Ticket Office #2 of the airport’s Capt. Robert L. Martin Terminal, 10965 Aviation Drive, from Monday, May 20, through Friday, May 24. Appointment hours each day are 9a-12p and 1p-5p. Applicants do not need an airline ticket to access the enrollment center. TSA recommends that interested individuals pre-enroll and make an appointment online at Walk-in appointments will be accepted as space and personnel are available.

Holy Ghost Court #228 Fundraiser (May 24-27)

A Bake & Rummage Sale Fundraiser sponsored by Holy Ghost Court #228 of the 1891 Financial Life, will be held Friday, May 24 through Monday, May 27 from 9a-4p at the Holy Ghost Church basement, Dickeyville. Funds raised will be matched through the “Hearts & Hands” program up by 1891 financial Life up to $1500. All funds raised to be given to The Friends of the Dickeyville Grotto, Inc. for their maintenance and upkeep of the Grotto.

Dubuque Dances with the Stars Fundraiser (thru Jun 2)

Hartig Drug Company’s Gretchen Steines is participating in Dubuque Dances with the Stars. The money she’s raising supports the United Way Community Impact Fund. This month, Hartig Drug Co. will host a round up campaign at all store locations. When you shop at Hartig Drug May 13th-June 2, you’ll have the option to round up your purchase to the nearest dollar. Hartig Drug Co. will donate those extra cents to Gretchen’s fundraising efforts.

Jones County Youth Conservation Crew Registration (Thru May)

The Jones County Conservation Department is looking for area youth interested in joining the 2024 Jones County Youth Conservation Crew. Youth ages 12- 9 are encouraged to participate. The Crew will meet on Thursdays in June at the Central Park Nature Center, from 9a-12p. Register at

River Bluff NAMI – May Mental Health Awareness Month  

May is Mental Health Awareness Month and for every beverage purchased in May, Riverbluff Collective will be donating 5% to NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness of Central Iowa. Located at 168 E. 10th Street, Dubuque and 673 Sinsinawa Ave. East Dubuque

Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation Cicada Events (May 31-June 2)

Join Jo Daviess Conservation Foundation for a cicada ‘Emergence Convergence’ celebration with events May 31-June 2 including cicada hikes at Casper Bluff, specialty cocktails and cicada snacks at Blaum Bros. Public House in Galena, and scientific presentations by Jim Louderman, Entomologist from the Chicago Field Museum. Details can be found at

Stargazing at the Galena Territory

The Galena Territory Association invites you to stargaze in The Galena Territory. Events are being held  Saturday, June 8 at 8:30p, Saturday, July 6 at 8:30p, Saturday, August 3 at 8:30p, Saturday, September, 7 at 7:30p and Saturday, October 26 at 6p. Find more information at

First Fridays Photovoice Exhibition (June 1 – July 21)

Join Community Solutions of Eastern Iowa at Dubuque Museum of Art for a unique First Fridays Photovoice Exhibit. The exhibit will showcase varying perspectives of what home means for 21 local amateur photographers.. The exhibition will be on display at the Dubuque Museum of Art from Saturday, June 1- Sunday, July 21.

Register for Rising Star Theater Company (thru June 5)

Rising Star Theatre Company is offering five summer workshop opportunities for students of all ages. From musical offerings to an audition workshop to improv and even a camp for the little ones, RSTC has something for everyone! You can Sign up thru Wednesday, June 5 at:

Bell Tower Theater’s Annual High School Musical, ‘Urinetown’

The Bell Tower Theater’s annual Free Summer Musical Program: High School Edition show will be the production ‘Urinetown’. Performances are June 21, 22, 27, 28, 29 at 7:30p and June 23 & 30 at 2p. Tickets for all performances are $15. For information and to purchase tickets call 563-588-3377 or visit (Theater is located in Fountain Park at 2728 Asbury Road)

Register for Annual Area Residential Care’s Annual Corporate & Community Games (July 12)

Registration is open for the annual Area Residential Care’s Annual Corporate & Community Games held on Friday, July 12 at 5p in the Port of Dubuque. Register your team at:

Shop with A Cop Donations (thru Aug)

Key Services is seeking donations on behalf of the Dubuque Police Protective Association in preparation for the 12th annual Shop with A Cop event at Target scheduled in August. Donations by check can made out to the Dubuque Police Protective Association. Solicitors from Key Services will provide the information and means to donate, or donations can be dropped off at the Dubuque Law Enforcement Center, 770 Iowa Street.

2024 Kwik Care Program

Each month, Kwik Care features a local non-profit partner. During each partner’s designated month, all money collected from Kwik Care canisters is donated to the organization. For more information on the program and to view the List of 2024 Kwik Care partners visit: