Julien's Journal January 2017 (Volume 42, Number 1) - Page 10

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

CALENDAR OF EVENTS

LUNCH & LEARN
WEDNESDAY , JANUARY 11
12:15 PM @ DUBUQUE MUSEUM OF ART In conjunction with the exhibition , Alfred Caldwell : Eagle Point Park Drawings and Blueprints which runs through February 5 , Kristin Anderson-Bricker , Loras College Professor of History , will present a lunch and learn talk : “ Community Building through Architecture & Landscape Design .” The talk examines Eagle Point Park as Dubuque ’ s response to the hard times of the 1930s . Feel free to bring your lunch . Participation is free . Visit DbqArt . com .
INSPIRING PEOPLE SERIES : ANTHONY ALLEN
THURSDAY , JANUARY 12
7-8:15 PM @ INSPIRE CAFÉ The objective of the Inspiring People Series is to create and celebrate inspiration thus lifting up our community and all humankind . Anthony Allen is a community activist serving as a mediator / trainer , project coordinator , consultant , and community leader and champion of equity issues . He also serves as Chair of the Dubuque Human Rights Commission , President of the Dubuque NAACP , is a member of Brothers Doing Something Positive , and The Black Men Coalition of Dubuque . Participation is free . Visit Inspire-Cafe . com .
LGBTQ + ALL AGES GAME NIGHT
THURSDAY , JANUARY 12
6-8 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK The second Thursday of every month , all ages are invite to play favorite board , card , and social games . Food and beverages will be available for purchase . Games will be provided , but you are welcome to bring a game as well . Sponsored by Dubuque Transgender and Co Dubuque , this is an all-inclusive community event . Participation is free . Visit CoDbq . org .
2017 FORECAST LUNCHEON
THURSDAY , JANUARY 12
11:45 AM-1 PM @ GRAND RIVER CENTER Each year the Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce brings together members for an insightful luncheon where ideas , trends , opportunities , and anticipated changes are forecasted for the upcoming year . This year ’ s esteemed leaders cover the education , finance , healthcare , small business , manufacturing , and technology sectors . The speakers are welcomed by Chamber President & CEO , Molly Grover . Cost is $ 30 for Chamber members , $ 40 for guests , and $ 300 for a table of eight . Visit DubuqueChamber . com .
GALENA SECOND FRIDAY GALLERY STROLL
FRIDAY , JANUARY 13
5-8 PM @ DOWNTOWN GALENA , IL A showcase of ten Galena art galleries and studios . Ten participating Galena art galleries and studios offer afterhours viewing of their art and a seasonal treat . Participants include Galena Center for the Art , Grace Episcopal Arts , Hello Galena !, Mangelsen – Images of Nature Gallery , Janet Checker Studio , Maggie Black , Outside the Lines Gallery , River Bend Gallery , Skidmore Art Gallery , and Stone House Potters & Gallery .
BLUE RIBBON BANQUET
FRIDAY , JANUARY 13
6-11 PM @ GRAND BALLROOM , DUBUQUE CO . FAIRGROUNDS
The Dubuque County Fairgrounds will be hosting its annual Blue Ribbon Banquet , featuring Jim Wand . A social begins at 6:00 p . m . with a prime rib dinner will be served at 7:00 p . m . and show at 8:00 p . m . Tickets are $ 50 per person and include dinner the show and complimentary tap beer and soda . Rail drinks , wine , and bottled beer will be offered at $ 1 each . Tickets are available for purchase at the fairgrounds office or from any fairgrounds board member . Funds raised will go toward the Associations Capital Improvement Fund . Visit DbqFair . com .

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HALF-MASTED IMPROV NIGHT
FRIDAY , JANUARY 13
9 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK Half-Masted is Cedar Falls # 1 Improvisational Comedy Group , housed on the UNI Campus . They perform various forms of Improv , including games you ’ ve seen on Whose Line Is It Anyway ? or Drew Carey ’ s Improv-a-Ganza . Every show is made up live right before your eyes , and it ’ s different every time . Come on out for a night of made-up scenes and plenty of laughs . Visit Half-Masted . com .
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