Events

September 17, 2019
  • 100,000 Poets for Change

    September 17, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
    The Smokestack, 62 E. 7th Street, Dubuque

    Join 100,000 Poets for Change, an evening of words shared by local poets committed to the pursuit of peace and justice. Worldwide poetry events each September have happened since 2011. The local event is curated by Jeannine M. Pitas. http://100tpc.org/

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September 21, 2019
  • A Peace of My Mind

    September 21, 2019  7:45 am - 12:00 pm
    Loras College Library and Campus Center Concourse

    Art exhibit by John Nolter, Sponsored by Loras College. More info: https://apomm.net/about.

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  • Hike to Help Refugees

    September 21, 2019  12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Start at Loras College (outside Christ the King Chapel), touch base at University of Dubuque (outside Blades Chapel) and end at Clarke University

    Cosponsored with Iowa United Nations Association (IUNA). All proceeds raised go to the U. N. High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), which helps provide refugees with life sustaining tools. Suggested Donation: $20 adults; $10 students. One can also register and/or donate online at http://www.iowauna.org/events-calendar

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  • This how we BBQ in DBQ

    September 21, 2019  1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
    Kehl Center, Clarke University

    Cosponsored by Clarke University, Dubuque Branch NAACP, Dubuque Community Foundation, Dubuque Human Rights Commission, Multicultural Family Center and the Jule. 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 and there will be activities. Community organizations, Not-for-profit groups, and Businesses can have free tables to hand out information. More information can be found at www.bbqindbq.org or www.facebook.com/bbqindbq.

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September 22, 2019
  • An afternoon with Magdalena Gómez

    September 22, 2019  1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA

    This presentation and reception to meet poet and arts activist Magdalena Gómez is the opening event of the museum’s new week-long humanities festival, The City Speaks. Dubuque Museum of Art, 701 Locust St. More info: http://dbqart.com/event/the-city-speaks/

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  • A Peace of My Mind

    September 22, 2019  2:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    A Peace of My Mind

    Art exhibit by John Nolter, Sponsored by Loras College. More info: https://apomm.net/about.

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  • The Art of Every Day Living as Resistance: Finding Joy in Times of Horror

    September 22, 2019  6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
    Alumni Campus Center at Loras College

    Author, award-winning performance poet, and arts activist Magdalena Gómez will perform “The Art of Every Day Living as Resistance: Finding Joy in Times of Horror” on Sunday, Sept. 22, 2019 from 6:30-8 pm in the Alumni Campus Center at Loras College. She will perform stories from her life and work. Raised in violence, brutalized, raped and silenced, Gómez has dedicated her life to interrupting violence and promoting self-determination through compassionate, inter-generational resistance, community building and embracing differences by first welcoming the stranger within. Gómez is the co-founder and artistic director of Teatro V!da, the first Latin@ theater in Springfield, Mass., founder of the Ferocious Women’s Group, and author of Shameless Woman (Red Sugarcane Press 2014).

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September 23, 2019
  • A Peace of My Mind

    September 23, 2019  7:45 am - 5:00 pm
    Loras College Library and Campus Center Concourse

    Art exhibit by John Nolter, Sponsored by Loras College. More info: https://apomm.net/about.

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  • Concert Across America

    September 23, 2019  5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Washington Park, 700 Locust St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA

    One of hundreds of concerts across the USA raising awareness of the gun violence epidemic. Music by Andy Wilberding, Kristina Castenada, and Nate Jenkins. Free. Sponsored by Dubuque Coalition for Nonviolence (CNV).

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  • Drumming for Peace

    September 23, 2019  6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
    Canticle of Creation Center, 3390 Windsor Ave

    A drumming circle to celebrate the heartbeat of the earth and right relationships. Some drums provided or bring your own. Free will offering.

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September 24, 2019
  • A Peace of My Mind

    September 24, 2019  7:45 am - 6:30 pm
    Loras College Library and Campus Center Concourse

    Art exhibit by John Nolter, Sponsored by Loras College. More info: https://apomm.net/about

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  • Bidder 70

    September 24, 2019  6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
    Sinsinawa Mound Center, Z, 585 Sinsinawa Rd, Sinsinawa, WI 53824, USA

    "Bidder 70” is a moving, inspiring documentary that centers on an extraordinary, ingenious and effective act of civil disobedience demanding government and industry accountability to climate justice. Watch the journey of Tim DeChristopher as he goes from college student to incarcerated felon for his work on behalf of the environment. Following the 75 minute film, Brenna Cussen Anglada and Allyson Polman will discuss their recent “valve turning” action in resistance to the Enbridge pipeline in Minnesota. Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4qEpkJyBXA0

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September 25, 2019
  • A Peace of My Mind

    September 25, 2019  7:45 am - 11:59 pm
    Loras College Library and Campus Center Concourse

    Art exhibit by John Nolter, Sponsored by Loras College. More info: https://apomm.net/about

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September 26, 2019
  • “A Peace of My Mind” Artist Talk

    September 26, 2019  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Loras College Campus Center Concourse.

    Presentation by artist John Noltner, Sponsored by Loras College. More info: https://apomm.net/about.

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September 27, 2019
  • A Peace of My Mind

    September 27, 2019
    Loras College Library and Campus Center Concourse

    Art exhibit by John Nolter, Sponsored by Loras College. More info: https://apomm.net/about.

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September 28, 2019
  • Music and Poetry of Peace and Justice, Historic District Coffee House

    September 28, 2019  7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
    Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Dubuque (UUFD), 1699 Iowa Street

    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".

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September 29, 2019
  • Lighting the Lantern

    September 29, 2019  4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
    Convivium Urban Farmstead, 2811 Jackson St, Dubuque, IA 52001, USA

    This dinner and Program is a fundraiser for Presentation Lantern Center; $90 per plate, $725 per table of 8 (includes 2 refugees/volunteers). Table cost is equal to the fee immigrants pay the govt. for citizenship application. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lighting-the-lantern-tickets-64428063071

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  • Ecumenical Peace Vespers Service

    September 29, 2019  7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
    Divine Word College, 102 Jacoby Dr W, Epworth, IA 52045, USA

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