Imagine Dubuque's Equity Workshop
Jun
27
6:00 pm18:00

Imagine Dubuque's Equity Workshop

  • Prescott Elementary School

In collaboration with the Circles initiative and Inclusive Dubuque, Imagine Dubuque will host a community workshop to gather ideas, for a more equitable Dubuque. Food, beverages and supervised activities for children 5 and up provided. This event is FREE!!! Visit www.imaginedubuque.com to learn more about Imagine Dubuque, the city's new comprehensive plan.

This is a self-guided event, so come anytime between 6-8 and bring the kids.

Movies at the Museum - Night at the Museum
Jun
30
6:30 pm18:30

Movies at the Museum - Night at the Museum

  • pin Hide Map Dubuque Museum of Art

In partnership with US Bank, DuMA presents Movies at the Museum. Grab a blanket, a bite to eat from the visiting food truck and settle in with friends & family to watch a free movie at Washington Park. 

Programing will start at 6:30 pm with the movie starting at dusk.

Co-mmunity Dubuque Game Night!
Jul
13
6:00 pm18:00

Co-mmunity Dubuque Game Night!

  • The Smokestack

Come visit at the Smokestack, for are all ages game night. Bring your favorite game or join in on a game of Scattergories, Cards,Explodin Kitens or one of the many other games provided.

Friends and family are welcome to join in on the fun, too! This venue is wheelchair accessible.

All soda and french fries are free to everyone 20 and under!

Co Presents: All-Ages Alcohol Free Bowling!
Jul
16
3:00 pm15:00

Co Presents: All-Ages Alcohol Free Bowling!

  • Cherry Lanes at Diamond Joes

Co Presents: LGBTQ+ Alcohol Free All-Ages Bowling Night! Join us on Sunday, May 14th from 3 to 5 pm for a community bowling event at Cherry Lanes! Lanes and shoe rentals will be provided free of charge for all attendees 20 and under. Invite your friends and family to this family-friendly, alcohol-free event. See you there!

NW IL GSA Volunteer Training
Jul
16
4:00 pm16:00

NW IL GSA Volunteer Training

  • Jo Daviess Carroll CTE Academy

Join us in building this awesome project!

During this training we will discuss the mission, history, and vision of the NW IL GSA, as well as basic education about the LGBTQ+ community with a youth-based focus. A range of volunteer opportunities will also be shared for attendees to learn about. 

Snacks will be provided. 

Our trainings are always free and open to anyone. However, If you are considering being a volunteer that has direct contact with youth, we will need to perform background checks on you. There is a cost of $10 to run these. 

We encourage folks to RSVP, however you can drop-in the day of as well. Contact us through the fb page or at NWILGSA@gmail.com if you have any questions.


Transcend Family Potluck
Jun
24
4:00 pm16:00

Transcend Family Potluck

  • Westwood Park

In lieu of a traditional meeting format, we will be holding a family potluck at Westwood Park in Charles City. This is open to all transgender, non-binary, and gender nonconforming individuals, as well as their families and friends. We also welcome allies! Open to all ages.

We will be serving hamburgers and hot dogs, and drinks will be available. We encourage everyone to bring a side dish or dessert, although you certainly won't be turned away if you don't.

We hope you'll stick around and join us for conversation, games, and music!

LGBTQ+ Adult Group
Jun
22
4:30 pm16:30

LGBTQ+ Adult Group

  • Multicultural Family Center

Social Support & Activities for LGBTQ+ Adults

For adults 18+. 4th Thursday of each month, 4:30-6:30pm at the MFC. No registration necessary. Free program.

 Iowa City Pride Festival 2017
Jun
17
12:00 pm12:00

Iowa City Pride Festival 2017

  • Iowa City, Iowa

Come celebrate community, individuality, and PRIDE at Iowa City's Pride 2017! The Festival starts at Noon in the Pedestrian Mall, featuring vendors and information booths from all over the area.

Festivities continue this year along Linn Street with food vendors, a dunk tank, and the the party space of Studio 13!

And new this year: be sure to check out our dedicated community spaces for queer people of color, transgender & nonbinary folks, and LGBTQ Elders. More information will be coming about these, too!

Dubuque Pride 2017 Picnic!
Jun
11
12:00 pm12:00

Dubuque Pride 2017 Picnic!

  • Flora Park

Come out and celebrate Pride 2017!


This family friendly event is for all ages. 


Food will be provided by American Bombshell, Inspire Cafe, and The Tavern on Main!


There will be games, a high heel race, drawings for prizes, and much more!


We will also take a moment to remember those that were lost on June 12th 2016 in Orlando Florida. 


This event is free for everyone! Thanks to the sponsors for this years Pride! 


The 2017 Dubuque Pride Sponsors
Co Dubuque
Multicultural Family Center
Rock Bottom Bar at 920 Main Street
Prudential
Hillcrest Family Services
American Bombshell
Inspire Cafe
The Tavern on Main


Please check back for more details!

Spectrums Sunday Brunch
Jun
11
12:00 pm12:00

Spectrums Sunday Brunch

  • Ross' Resturaunt

Spectrums Sunday brunch is upon us it'll be this Sunsay at Ross' Resturant and thats also Father's Day so make sure call your Fathers and wish them the best.

See you all Sunday good food and great friends!

Co-mmunity Dubuque Game Night!
Jun
8
6:00 pm18:00

Co-mmunity Dubuque Game Night!

  • The Smokestack

Come visit at the Smokestack, where you can purchase delicious food and beverages. Bring your favorite game or join in on a game of Scattergories, or one of the other games provided.

Friends and family are welcome to join in on the fun, too! This venue is wheelchair accessible.

Free soda and fries for all participants 20 and under!

Concert for Refugee Children
Jun
4
3:00 pm15:00

Concert for Refugee Children

  • The Smokestack

Join 9 musical acts as we gather to bring awareness and raise money for our Guatemalan brothers and sisters, these youth, who have fled dangerous situations in their native country, to arrive here in hopes of a promising future. 

This is a family friendly event. FREE admission.
Free will donations accepted (read below to see why). All proceeds from this concert will help Dubuque for Refugee Children continue to provide financial, legal, medical and educational assistance to the brave children and youth who have made the Tri-States their new home

Drinks and food available for purchase. 

Doors at 3, show from 4-7 on two stages on both floors, including the new (amazing!) rooftop patio.

Spectrums June Meeting
Jun
3
7:00 pm19:00

Spectrums June Meeting

  • pin Hide Map Metropolitan Community Church of the Quad Cities

Hi everyone our monthly meeting is coming up soon and I'm excited to say that this month we' re going to have a speakerphone call with Jeanette Jennings mother of Jass Jennings from the TLC show "I Am Jass". 

The 11-part series features Jazz and her family "dealing with typical teen drama through the lens of a transgender youth," and the show tied for best Outstanding Reality Program at the 27th annual GLAAD Media Awards. 


Jazz Jennings, a South Florida teen, was assigned male at birth. Aged 4, Jennings was diagnosed with gender dysphoria in childhood, making her one of the youngest publicly documented people to be identified as gender dysphoric. Her parents, Greg and Jeanette, decided to support her femalegender identity by her fifth birthday. I Am Jazz focuses on the "Jennings" family and their day-to-day lives. Jazz, who is about to go into high school, grapples with the usual teen angst in addition to her own challenges as a transgender girl. Her family, which includes her three siblings, parents and grandparents, also talk about their experiences. 

Jazz has been in the spotlight since 2007, when at age 6, she did an interview with Barbara Walters discussing her gender identity. She did follow-up interviews, launched a foundation, and co-wrote a book, also called I Am Jazz. She has also posted videos about her life on YouTube.

Salsa Dance Night - Baile Conmigo
May
31
6:00 pm18:00

Salsa Dance Night - Baile Conmigo

  • The Smokestack

Come for happy hour and great food, and enjoy a free salsa basics dance lesson with the incredible Katie Koerperich from 6 to 7 pm, then dance into the evening, weather permitting on our rooftop. Bring a partner or come solo, all are welcome. We love moving to Latin beats - It's fun, social, and freeing. Last Wednesday of every month...

LGBTQ+ Adult Support Group
May
25
4:30 pm16:30

LGBTQ+ Adult Support Group

  • Multicultural Family Center

Social Support & Activities for LGBTQ+ Adults

For adults 18+. 4th Thursday of each month, 4:30-6:30pm at the MFC. No registration necessary. Free program. 

Queer Prom 2017: A Magical Masquerade
May
19
8:00 pm20:00

Queer Prom 2017: A Magical Masquerade

  • The Mill

Are you ready to kick off the Pride season?!

If so, join us in a night of mystery, intrigue...and dancing! Put on your party clothes* (which means: whatever you feel comfortable wearing) and join us in celebrating this community and the amazing people in it!

Admission is sliding scale ($5 - $15), with all proceeds benefitting Iowa City Pride. Hope to see you there!

* Masks are not required, but they will be available if you would like to wear one!

Free Movie: La La Land
May
17
6:00 pm18:00

Free Movie: La La Land

  • Carnegie-Stout Public Library

Carnegie-Stout Public Library in Dubuque will show the movie "La La Land" on Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. in the Aigler Auditorium on the Library's 3rd Floor. Admission is free, but seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Starring Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone, "La La Land" (2016) is an Oscar-winning musical about a jazz pianist who falls for an aspiring actress in Los Angeles.

The movie is 2 hours 8 minutes long and is rated PG-13 for "some language." Closed captioning or subtitles will be turned on. For more information, please call the Library at 563-589-4225 or visit us online at www.dubuque.lib.ia.us/movienight.

All-Ages Alcohol Free Bowling!
May
14
3:00 pm15:00

All-Ages Alcohol Free Bowling!

  • Cherry Lanes

Co Presents: LGBTQ+ Alcohol Free All-Ages Bowling Night! Join us on Sunday, May 14th from 3 to 5 pm for a community bowling event at Cherry Lanes! Lanes and shoe rentals will be provided free of charge for all attendees 20 and under. Invite your friends and family to this family-friendly, alcohol-free event. See you there!

Open Mic Comedy Night
May
11
8:00 pm20:00

Open Mic Comedy Night

  • ROCK Bottom

Starting May 11 at 8pm, ROCK Bottom is having
Open Mic Comedy Night, every other Thursday! 

Anyone who wishes to sign up are able.

A sign up sheet will be available at 7:30 and the show will begin at 8pm.

All are welcome, however, After 9pm is 21+. 

Come check them out and or sign up to show your comedic skills with our Local Comedians from the Tri-State Area.

Co-mmunity Dubuque Game Night
May
11
6:00 pm18:00

Co-mmunity Dubuque Game Night

  • The Smokestack

Come visit at the Smokestack, for are all ages game night. Bring your favorite game or join in on a game of Scattergories, Cards, or one of the many other games provided.

Friends and family are welcome to join in on the fun, too! This venue is wheelchair accessible.

All soda and french fries are free to everyone 20 and under!

LGBTQ+ Youth Group
May
11
4:30 pm16:30

LGBTQ+ Youth Group

  • Multicultural Family Center

LGBTQ+ Youth Group at Multicultural Family Center

Support for youth in high school. Meets the 2nd Thursday of each month, 4:30-6:30pm at the MFC. Youth are welcome to attend at anytime. 

Lgbtq+ Safe Zone Training
Apr
27
6:30 pm18:30

Lgbtq+ Safe Zone Training

  • Multicultural Family Center

PRE-REGISTRATION REQUIRED.
***REGISTRATION DEADLINE: Tuesday, April 25th @ 5:00pm***
Register at the MFC, or online at https://apm.activecommunities.com/dbqparkrec/Activity_Search/lgbtq-safe-zone-training/12317.

Safe Zone Training is an interactive workshop where participants will learn about topics that impact the LGBTQ+ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer) community and how they can better support people who identify as LGBTQ+. Program is for adult community members ages 18+.

At the end of this training, participants will:
-Have the opportunity to reflect on their experiences with people who identify as LGBTQ+.
-Understand basic LGBTQ+ terms and concepts.
-Learn about the experiences of people who identify as LGBTQ+.
-Feel more confident and comfortable when interacting with people who identify as LGBTQ+.
-Identify ways to support people who identify as LGBTQ+ in our communties.

Cost: $50 suggested donation accepted day of training. Donation is a suggestion and should not be a barrier to attend program. MFC programs and events are free thanks to donor contributions.