10 AM-5 PM DAILY @ SINSINAWA MOUND , ART GALLERY ( SINSINAWA , WI )
This exhibit features handcrafted nativities from lands near and far including the United States , Haiti , Germany , India , Venezuela , Ecuador , Jerusalem , Peru , Russia , Kenya , and many more countries . Admission is free . Visit Sinsinawa . org .
TODDLER STORY TIME
MONDAYS , JANUARY 2 , 9 , 16 , 23 , & 30
10:30 AM @ EAST DUBUQUE DIST . LIBRARY ( EAST DUBUQUE , IL )
Join for a half-hour program that includes music , movement , art , and story . Recommended for ages 8 and under . Participation is free . Visit EastDubuqueLibrary . com .
PAINTING & DRAWING CLASSES
BEGINS MONDAY , JANUARY 2
VARIOUS TIMES @ STUDIO WORKS Artist Lisa Towers offers a variety of painting and drawing classes . Oil Painting for All Levels will be Mondays , 6:00-9:00 p . m .; Tuesdays , 9:00 a . m . -12:00 p . m .; or Saturdays , 9:00 a . m . -12:00 p . m . ($ 160 ). Portrait Painting will be Tuesdays , 9:00 a . m . - 12:00 p . m . ($ 180 ). Drawing for All Levels ( children welcome ) will be Wednesdays , 6:00-8:00 p . m . ($ 125 ). Children ’ s Drawing ( adults welcome ) will be Saturdays , 10:00 a . m . -12:00 p . m . ($ 125 ). Call Lisa at ( 608 ) 574-7258 or email LBTowers @ AOL . com .
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ENDS TUESDAY , JANUARY 3
9 AM-5 PM ( MON . -FRI .) & 12-4 PM ( SAT . -SUN .) @ MAQUOKETA ART EXPERIENCE ( MAQUOKETA , IA )
In 2012 , Sara Lubinski began a multi-year sojourn into the Upper Mississippi Blufflands , hiking goat prairies , following cold water creeks , taking in Mississippi River bluff top views and investigating algific talus slopes and the life they support . With charcoal , pencil , and homemade walnut ink , she drew what she saw , recording both broad panoramas and diverse , detailed life forms that sustain themselves in these places . Visit Maquoketa-Art . org .
AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM
TUESDAYS , JANUARY 3 , 10 , 17 , 24 , & 31
4 PM @ EAST DUBUQUE DIST . LIBRARY ( EAST DUBUQUE , IL )
Every Tuesday , children may participate in a different after school activity – art , LEGOS , food , and more . Participation is free . Visit EastDubuqueLibrary . com .
ALPHABET SOUP : LGBTQ + ADULT SUPPORT GROUP
TUESDAYS , JANUARY 3 , 10 , 17 , 24 & 31
6-8 PM @ MULTICULTURAL FAMILY CENTER A safe , supportive , and inclusive space for adults to share and connect . Meetings are designed with a one-hour sharing segment , a brief break , and a one-hour positive feedback segment . Please attend both segments . Meetings are confidential and designed for LGBTQ + adults . Participation is free . Visit MFCDbq . org .
WEDNESDAY , JANUARY 4
6:30-8 PM @ THE SMOKESTACK 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 available for purchase . Visit GreenDubuque . org .
WAGS AT THE FLAGS
WEDNESDAYS , JANUARY 4 , 11 , 18 , & 25
4:30-8 PM @ FIVE FLAGS CENTER Wags at the Flags is an indoor dog park . Cost is $ 3 per dog ( humans are free ). Visit FiveFlagsCenter . com .
DISTINGUISHED HOMETOWN ALUMNI NOMINATIONS
ENDS SUNDAY , JANUARY 15 @ DBQFOUNDATION . ORG The Foundation for Dubuque Public Schools ( FDPS ) is seeking nominations for its third annual Distinguished Hometown Alumni Award . This award will be given to a past Senior , Hempstead , or Alternative alumnus who currently lives in the Dubuque area and has made a significant impact in the community . The winner will be honored with a special award at the FDPS Enhancing Excellence Luncheon on April 12 , 2017 . The public may submit nominations now until January 15 . To submit your nomination , call ( 563 ) 588.2700 or visit DbqFoundation . org / Foundation-Dubuque-Public-Schools . .