SPECIAL AUDIENCE

Today

Hills & Dales Lifetime Center, 3505 Stoneman Road, 10-11 a.m. senior exercise class; 12:15-4 p.m. open euchre.

Thursday

Hills & Dales Lifetime Center, 3505 Stoneman Road, 11:30 a.m. lunch; noon-5 p.m. sit-and-sew club; 6:30-7:30 p.m. yoga.

Cruisin’ Thursdays Car Show, 4:30 p.m., Sinsinawa Avenue, East Dubuque, Ill. Enjoy live music while browsing through the cars.

Gary’s Graffiti Nights, 5 p.m., Kennedy Mall parking lot near the former Younkers and Richardson Motors, 555 John F. Kennedy Road. Cooler-friendly. No animals. Details: 563-557-9440

The Salvation Army, 1099 Iowa St.. 11 a.m.-1 p.m. open chapel; 1 p.m. kitchen bingo; 1 p.m. line dancing.

PERFORMING ARTS

Today

Lou Oswald, 7 p.m., Stone Cliff Winery, 600 Star Brewery Drive, suite 100. Tips donated to St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital.

Karaoke with Becky McMahon, 8:30 p.m., Denny’s Lux Club, 3050 Asbury Road.

Thursday

Big Band and Oldies Dance, 5 p.m., American Legion Hall, 1306 Delhi St. Dance music from big band to oldies plus requests.

Blu Flame, 7 p.m., Stone Cliff Winery, 600 Star Brewery Drive, suite 100.

Karaoke with Becky McMahon, 8 p.m., Odd Fellows, 481 Locust St.

Leon’s Piano Bar, 8 p.m., The Smokestack, 62 E 7th St.

LITERARY ARTS

Today

Story Time, 9 a.m., Dubuque County Library Peosta branch, 8342 NICC Drive. Designed for children ages 3-6 with their adult, but every child is welcome.

Story Time, 10 a.m., Dubuque County Library Epworth branch, 110 Bierman Road. Designed for children ages 3-6 with their adult, but every child is welcome.

Summer Preschool Storytime, 10:15 a.m., Galena (Ill.) Public Library, 601 S. Bench St., There will be singing, reading, movement, play time, socializing and arts and crafts.

Thursday

Story Time, 10 a.m., Dubuque County Library Asbury branch, 5290 Grand Meadow Drive. Designed for children ages 3-6 with their adult, but every child is welcome.

Author Visit with Heather Gudenkauf, 6:30 p.m., James Kennedy Public Library, 320 First Ave. E., Dyersville, Iowa. The New York Times best-selling author will discuss her latest novel “Before She Was Found.” Copies of Gudenkauf’s books will be available for purchase.

LEARNING

Today

Device Advice, 2 p.m., Dubuque County Library Asbury branch, 5290 Grand Meadow Drive. Have questions about your smartphone or tablet? An event for adults.

How Many Hands is a Horse? 4:30 p.m., Galena (Ill.) Public Library, 601 S. Bench St. For families with children going into grades first-sixth.

YogaFury! Let it out already! 5 p.m., The Smokestack, 62 E. Seventh St.

Toastmasters, 5:30 p.m., Carnegie-Stout Public Library, 360 W. 11th St. Develop speaking, communication, and leadership skills in a safe learning environment.

Thursday

Grounding Our Earth-Centered Spirituality, 9 a.m., Shalom Spirituality Center, 1001 Davis St. Diarmuid O’Murchu, of Ireland, will lead the three-day retreat.

Dubuque County 4-H Clover Kids Food and Nutrition Workshop, 9 a.m., Dubuque County Extension, 14858 West Ridge Lane, suite 2. For those in kindergarten-third grade. Details: Sarah Ludwig, 563-583-6496 or sludwig@iastate.edu sludw

LIFESTYLE

Today

Dubuque Area Support Group, noon, MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center, room 1B, 250 Mercy Drive, Dubuque. Details: 855-444-6443 or info@biaia.org.

Power Hour, 7:30 a.m., Grand River Center, 500 Bell St. The Dubuque Area Chamber of Commerce presents the monthly program for the area’s top business and community leaders.

Thursday

Lions Club Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Log Cabin, 201 North Main St., Galena, Ill.

COMMUNITY GROUPS

Today

Take Off Pounds Sensibly No. 285, 7 a.m., St. Paul Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2025 Jackson St. Details: 563-580-9641.

Rotary Club of Galena, 11:45 a.m., DeSoto House Hotel, 230 S. Main St., Galena, Ill.

Sertoma Club, noon, Diamond Jo Casino, 301 Bell St. Details: 563-582-8179 or 563-590-0018.

Men’s Journey to Victory, 4 p.m., Nesler Centre, Eighth and Main streets, group room 2. A support group for men recovering from addictions or other life challenges. All men are welcome. Details: 563-495-1340.

Dubuque Gamblers Anonymous — Keep it Simple, 6 p.m., Northeast Iowa Community College, 680 Main St., room 112. Open support group meeting.

Alcoholics Anonymous — Basilica Basement Group, 7 p.m., St. Francis Basilica, 104 Second St., Dyersville, Iowa.

Al-Anon Westside AFG 7 p.m., Al-Anon, 1646 Asbury Road, lower level, side entrance.

Al-Anon AFG, 8 p.m., United Church of Christ, 206 E. Platt St., Maquoketa, Iowa.

Alcoholics Anonymous: The Outcast Group, 6 p.m., Multicultural Family Center, 1157 Central Ave. A 12-step open discussion group for men and women recovering from substance abuse. Details: 563-690-6042.

Thursday

Dubuque’s Memory Cafe, 10 a.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1755 Delhi St. A place for friendship for people with dementia and their caregivers.

Al-Anon/Alateen, noon, St. Columbkille Catholic Church, 1240 Rush St., Fogarty Hall.

Adult Children of Alcoholics and Dysfunctional Families (ACA), 6 p.m., Northeast Iowa Community College Town Clock Business Center, 680 Main St. Details: John W., 815-281-1041.

Alcoholics Anonymous, 7 p.m., Dubuque Fellowship Club, 1166 Main St. Founders speaker meeting. Details: 563-557-9196.

Sex Addicts Anonymous, 7 p.m., meets uptown. For those recovering from sex addiction. Details: 563-663-6701 and leave a message, or email dubuquesaa@gmail.com. All inquiries are anonymous.

Al-Anon Night Beginners AFG, 7 p.m., MercyOne Dubuque Medical Center, 250 Mercy Drive, room 1A.

PURSUITS & HOBBIES

Today

Binary Bracelets, 1 p.m., Dubuque County Library Peosta Branch, 8342 NICC Drive. Make a colorful bead bracelet to take home with your name written in binary code. For those in first grade and older.

Tri-State Independent Blind Society Bingo, 6:25 p.m., 1068 Cedar Cross Road. 6:25 p.m. warm-up, and 7 p.m. regular games. $6 packs. Two jackpots: One pays up to $1,000 and one up to $2,500.

Minecraft Mania, 6:30 p.m., Carnegie-Stout Public Library, 360 W. 11th St. For ages 7 through high school.

Trivia for Dorks, 7 p.m., Dimensional Brewing Co., 67 Main St. Any team size welcome.

Thursday

Bingo, 6 p.m., Joliet Event Center, 781 Locust St. Early games start at 6:10 p.m., regular games start at 7. Refreshments, beer, mixed drinks and free popcorn.

Adult Board and Card Games, 6 p.m., Dubuque County Library, Asbury branch, 5290 Grand Meadow Drive. Bring your favorite or try one at the site. Light refreshments will be served, but feel free to bring (non-alcoholic) favorites. For ages 16 and older.

Embroiderer’s Guild of America Fleur de Lis Chapter, 7 p.m., Holy Trinity Lutheran Church, 1755 Delhi St. Details: Ruth, 563-580-3234.

St. Francis Xavier Bingo, 7 p.m., 104 Third St. SW, Dyersville, Iowa, parish hall.

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