September 18, 2018
  • 100 Thousand Poets for Change

    An international grassroots educational organization focusing on the arts, especially poetry, music, and the literary arts. It was founded in 2011 by Michael Rothenberg and Terri Carrion, and focuses on a worldwide event each September.

    Starts: 7:00 pm / Ends: 9:00 pm
    Location: The Smokestack, 62 E 7th St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA


September 19, 2018
  • Drumming for Peace, Canticle of Creation Center
    Starts: 6:30 pm / Ends: 7:30 pm
    Location: 3390 Windsor Ave. Dubuque, IA 52001


September 20, 2018
  • Strategies for Nonviolent Resistance: A conversation with Paul Engler

    Cosponsored by Loras College YDSA and the Dubuque Democratic Socialist Thursday, 20 September 2018. Building location at

    Starts: 6:00 pm / Ends: 8:00 pm
    Location: Loras College, Wahlert Hall room 101


September 21, 2018
  • Prayer for Peace

    All are invited to join the Sinsinawa Mound community in prayer for peace in our world and in our hearts. The Prayer for Peace service is being held in conjunction with the International Day of Peace (IDP), established by a United Nations resolution in 1981. The focus this year is “Together for Peace: Respect, Safety and Dignity for All.” For more information, contact Sister Marcia Holthaus, OP, at 608-748-4411 or visit our website at The Motherhouse for the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, is located in southwest Wisconsin on County Road Z, off Highway 11, about five miles northeast of Dubuque.

    Starts: 12:30 pm / Ends: 1:30 pm
    Location: Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters, 585 Co Rd Z, Sinsinawa, WI 53824, USA


  • Historic Poster Exhibit commemorating the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights

    sponsored by Iowa United Nations Association, Loras College Peace & Justice and the Social Work Department. See location at

    Starts: 1:30 pm / Ends: 7:00 pm
    Location: lobby area near the Loras College Alumni Ballroom


  • Paul Engler Speaker "This is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Reveolt is Shaping the 21st Century

    In our ninth year, Paul Engler, native Iowan and co-author of the book This is an Uprising: How Nonviolent Revolt is Shaping the 21st Century, will be our main speaker on Friday. See location at

    Starts: 7:00 pm / Ends: 8:30 pm
    Location: Loras College, Alumni Campus Center


September 22, 2018
  • Just to Live is Holy: Women Religious and a Tradition of Art, Faith, and Justice

    This exhibit will highlight regional artists who are affiliated with a religious order and have made a unique contribution to our understanding of art, faith and social justice. A highlight of the exhibit will be in the inclusion of more than 20 works by internationally known pop artist Sister Corita Kent, Clarke University Professor of Art Louis Kames, and BVM Helen Kerrigan. The exhibit opens on Saturday September 22, 2018 and runs through January 6, 2019. Museum Hours & Admission available at

    Starts: 10:00 am / Ends: 5:00 pm
    Location: Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA


  • UN Walk for Refugees

    Refugees walk hundreds of miles to find safety. Will you walk or run to support them? The Run/Walk is held in September of each year.

    Starts: 12:00 pm / Ends: 1:00 pm
    Location: Begins at the Loras Chapel, past University of Dubuque then on to Clarke University Atrium.


  • BBQ in DBQ

    This community Barbeque is an event where residents can bond and engage with different cultures through free food catered from a variety of local vendors. A live DJ will play family-friendly music. Activities include a volleyball tournament. More information can be found at or Community organizations, Not-for-profit groups, and Businesses can have free tables to hand out information. To sign up for a table, go to

    Starts: 1:00 pm / Ends: 5:00 pm
    Location: Kehl Center, Clark Univerity


  • Music and Poetry of Peace and Justice, Historic District Coffee House

    Music and Poetry of Peace and Justice at Historic District Coffee House, (HDC), an event like no other for people who either love to play music or love to listen to music in a welcoming, peaceful environment hosted by Dubuque Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. Bruce Schmidt (608-348-5099) and Art Roche (563-581-6521) are coordinating the line-up of performers, which includes time for "walk-ins".

    Starts: 7:00 pm / Ends: 10:00 pm
    Location: 1699 Iowa St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA


September 23, 2018
  • Concert Across America

    Supporters of effective gun control across the nation will hold "Concerts Across America" in city after city this Sunday. Last year over 350 cities held concerts with over 5,000 participants. Our local event is hosted by Coalition for Non Violence.

    Starts: 1:00 pm / Ends: 3:00 pm
    Location: University of Dubuque Blades Hall


September 25, 2018
  • Flyover Country: A Poetry Reading

    Poet Austin Smith, a native of northwest Illinois, will give a poetry reading at the Motherhouse for the Sinsinawa Dominican Sisters in southwest Wisconsin, five miles northeast of Dubuque.

    Starts: 6:30 pm / Ends: 7:30 pm
    Location: Sinsinawa Mound Center, 585 Sinsinawa Rd, Sinsinawa, WI 53824, USA


September 29, 2018
  • Tapestry Concert for Refugee Children

    Come listen to some great music and raise funds, awareness and solutionsfor issues faced by young immigrants from Central America now living in theTri-State Area. All donations go toward Dubuque for Refugee Children, whichhelps with medical, educational, and legal expenses.

    Starts: 6:00 pm / Ends: 8:00 pm
    Location: Inspire Cafe, 955 Washington St #105


September 30, 2018
  • Ecumenical Peace Vespers
    Starts: 7:00 pm / Ends: 8:00 pm
    Location: Divine Word College chapel, 102 Jacoby Dr SW, Epworth, IA.