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September 1, 2013

Ghost Players @ the Field of Dreams

September 1

The world famous Ghost Players will make one night appearance this year.  Come to the Field of Dreams on Sunday, September 1 at 7:30 pm to see them perform their "Greatest Show on Dirt."  Come and have some fun and play some ball!  No admission charged.

28995 Lansing Rd., Dyersville, Dubuque
563-875-8404
info@fodmoviesite.com
www.fodmoviesite.com

Tuesday Nite Movies @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 3

"Oblivion" 7pm Rated PG-13 (125 min.)

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Genealogy Club @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 4

Whether you have been researching your family tree for years or just want to start, you are invited to join other genealogy researchers in the library's genealogy room to help each other with research, share tips and questions. This group meets the first Wednesday of each month at 6:30 pm. Helpful handouts and laptop computers are available to use.

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Sit and Stitch @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 4

Join other crafters at this weekly gathering to share crafting and conversation. Gatherings are every Wednesday from 1 – 3 pm. New members are welcome to join at any time! Bring your hobby or craft and come for lots of laughs, food, great company and experienced help!

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Iowa’s Transportation History @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 6

Join Iowa DOT Librarian, Leighton Christiansen, for discussion and trivia about Iowa’s transportation history. Come find out how transportation has changed over the years and help the DOT celebrate 100 years of connecting the people of Iowa to each other and the world.

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

NHRA Division 5 Finals

September 6 - 8

NHRA/Lucas Oil Drag Racing Series at Tri State Raceway in Earlville, Iowa.  Schedule as follows:

Friday, September 6:

Gates Open at 7 am

Tech from 7:30 am to 6 pm

Time Trials and Qualifying from 9 am to 6 pm

Top Sportsman & Top Dragster Qualifying from 2-4 pm

Secure track at 6 pm

Saturday, September 7:

Gates open at 7 am

Tech from 7:30 am to 1 pm

Time Trials & Qualifying from 8 am to 6 pm

Top Sportsman & Top Dragster Qualifying at 11 am

Top Alcohol Dragster & Funny Car Qualifying from noon to 4 pm

All eliminations round 1 exept TAD/TAFC at 1 pm

Sunday, September 8:

Gates open at 7 am

Round 2 at 9 am

Top Alcohol Dragster & Funny Car Round 1 at noon

Admission:

Friday, September 6: $15

Saturday, September 7:  $20

Sunday, September 8:  $20

3-day pass:  $50

Children ages 6-12: $5 each day

5 & under admitted free with paid adult

"Every Ticket's a Pit Pass!"

(schedule subject to change)

 

, Earlville, Delaware
563-923-3724

www.tristateraceway.com

Family Movies @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 7

"Adventures in Zambezia" 2pm Rated G (83 min.)

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Book Flicks @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 9

"Admission" 7pm Rated PG-13 (107 min.)

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Books for Lunch Book Discussion @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 9

This group gathers on the first Monday of each month at 12 noon (this month is an exception) to discuss different books selected by the group. This month the group will discuss the book “Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald” by Theresa Anne Fowler. Bring your lunch, if you wish. Dessert and beverages are provided by the participants or the Friends of the Library. New members are welcome to join at any time! Copies of the book are available to borrow from the library.

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

A Novel Approach to Faith book discussion series @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 10

Join us the second Tuesday of every month at 7:00 pm for this book discussion series featuring Inspirational Fiction. This series will include a variety of books that weave religious faith into the characters and storylines. New members welcome at any time. For this meeting we will read and discuss “The Note” by Angela Hunt. Copies of each book are available to check out at the library.

320 1st Ave E, Dyersvile,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Classic Movies @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 10

"Torn Curtain" 2pm Rated PG (128 min.)

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Sit and Stitch @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 11

Join other crafters at this weekly gathering to share crafting and conversation. Gatherings are every Wednesday from 1 – 3 pm. New members are welcome to join at any time! Bring your hobby or craft and come for lots of laughs, food, great company and experienced help!

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Medicare Fraud @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 12

The Iowa Senior Medicare Patrol will be at the library at 7:00 pm to teach us how to detect Medicare payment errors and potential fraud. They will also discuss the most current Medicare fraud schemes. All ages welcome.

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Veterans Trek Meet, Greet & Donate

September 13

Veteran Trekkers Anthony Anderson and Tom Voss will be stopping at Dyersville on their journey Friday, Sept. 13th at 5:30 at the Field of Dreams Movie Site. These two Iraq war veterans are walking from Milwaukee to Los Angeles in an effort to raise $100k for Dryhootch and awareness of veteran's issues such as PTSD, suicide and homelessness! Check them out at: www.veteranstrek.com Dryhootch is a nonprofit 501c3 organization formed by combat Veterans to help Veterans returning home. Learn more at: http://dryhootch.org/ Let's see how many residents of Dyersville and the surrounding communities will come out and show their support for our veterans AFTER they return home from the war zone! Surviving the war is just the beginning... now our veterans need to survive the peace!

Field of Dreams Movie Site, Dyersville, Dubuque
563-599-5794
patrickvalant5794@gmail.com
https://www.facebook.com/events/205730102928656/

Paranoia Role Playing Game @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 14

“Paranoia” is a role playing game set in the future, where the players hunt down enemies of the computer who seek to disrupt the love and peace it has created. This is a fun, loose Role Playing Games that is tons of fun for beginners and experts alike. This program will be held on Saturday, September 14 from 2:00-4:00pm. All ages are welcome, however, the game may have some adult content unsuitable for younger players. Refreshments will be provided.

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Team of Dreams

September 14

The Field of Dreams Movie Site is honored to be hosting so many great legends from baseball at one time, it truly will be magical for many to see them walk out of the corn. This event which is sponsored by Mystique Casino, will take place on Saturday, September 14 at 9:30am at the Field of Dreams Movie Site, located at 28995 Lansing Road in Dyersville, Iowa 52040.

Game tickets: tickets for the Team of Dreams game at 9:30am Saturday, September 14, go on sale Monday, July 1 at www.IslandFestDBQ.com Tickets are $20 for general admission and $35 for VIP seating. Parking will be available on site for $20.00.

Thirteen former Major League Baseball stars, including 10 Hall of Famers will take part in the game that will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Some of the great baseball players that will attend are: Pete Rose, Reggie Jackson, Jim Rice, Johnny Bench, Wade Boggs, Jim Palmer, Rod Carew, Bruce Sutter, Carlton Fisk, Ozzie Smith and Paul Molitor. Dwight Gooden and Frank Thomas also are scheduled to play.

Come and join in on the fun and help support a great cause, The Wounded Warrior Project.

 

28995 Lansing Road, Dyersville, Dubuque
563-875-8404
info@fodmoviesite.com
www.fodmoviesite.com

Bullying Documentary and Discussion @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 15

Join us at 2:00pm for the award-winning documentary Bully (PG-13) which follows five kids and their families over the course of one school year and how their lives have been affected by bullying - either as the one bullied or as the perpetrator. Afterwards, there will be a discussion led by Jessica Pape, a Violence Prevention Educator at the Riverview Center in Dubuque.

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Ghost Players @ the Field of Dreams

September 15

Come see the world famous Ghost Players on Sunday, September 15, at the Field of Dreams Movie Site.  The ghosts will appear at 1 p.m. to play some ball and have some fun!  Free admission!

28995 Lansing Rd., Dyersville, Dubuque
563-875-8404
info@fodmoviesite.com
www.fodmoviesite.com

Dungeons and Dragons Players Club @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 16

Join us for this semi-monthly gaming event for D and D players! This group meets the first and third Mondays of every month at 6:00 pm. The Library will have materials available but feel free to bring your own. All ages and skill levels welcome. New players are welcome at any time.

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Tuesday Nite Movies @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 17

"The Host" 7pm Rated PG-13 (126 min.)

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Sit and Stitch @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 18

Join other crafters at this weekly gathering to share crafting and conversation. Gatherings are every Wednesday from 1 – 3 pm. New members are welcome to join at any time! Bring your hobby or craft and come for lots of laughs, food, great company and experienced help!

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Zentangle Club @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 19

Join other zentangle enthusiasts at this monthly gathering to learn 2-3 new patterns each month and to share your projects. Gatherings are the third Thursday of the month from 6:00 - 8:00 pm. New members are welcome to join at any time! Bring your latest zentangle!

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Family Movies @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 21

"Super Buddies" 2pm Rated G. (81 min.)

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Banned Books Week @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 22 - 28

Join us September 22-28, 2013 for Banned Books Week! Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and the importance of the First Amendment. Banned Books Week highlights the benefits of free and open access to information while drawing attention to the harms of censorship by spotlighting actual or attempted bannings of books across the United States. The library will have an interactive display of challenged and banned books for patrons to peruse and a commemorative bookmark for patrons to take home. There will also be a Banned Book Brown Bag Lunch at the library on Tuesday, September 24 from 12 noon - 1:00 pm. See event listing for details.

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

National Dragster Challenge

September 22

National Dragster Challenge (NHRA "Wally" in all classes except S/SS & Juniors), Quick 16, Street Bike, Super Pro, Pro, Sportsman,Trophy Junior Dragster-"Run for the Ring"

, Earlville, Delaware
563-923-3724

www.tristateraceway.com

Monday Movies @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 23

"Identity Thief" 7pm Rated R (111 min.)

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Banned Book Brown Bag Lunch @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 24

The library invites you to bring your lunch and your favorite banned book (or pick one up at the library) and join others at 12 noon to talk about and celebrate banned books. There will be information and trivia about banned books and favors for all those who attend. The library will provide drinks and dessert! Registration requested so we know how many to expect but walk-ins welcome.

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Book Club Rendezvous @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 24

Interested in joining a book club but don’t know where to find one? Come to the library at 6:30 pm and learn about all the book clubs in our community. Representatives from each book club will give a short presentation about their group and attendees will have a chance to ask questions and sign up.

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Sit and Stitch @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 25

Join other crafters at this weekly gathering to share crafting and conversation. Gatherings are every Wednesday from 1 – 3 pm. New members are welcome to join at any time! Bring your hobby or craft and come for lots of laughs, food, great company and experienced help!

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Beckman Catholic High School's Homecoming Social at Park Farm Winery

September 26

Plan on joining Beckman alumni, family and friends at our 6th annual Homecoming Social. The event will be held at Park Farm Winery near Bankston on Thursday, September 26 5:30 until 9:30 pm. Complimentary wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served for a period of time, but the best part of the evening will be relaxing with friends in a beautiful setting listening to the fine entertainment provided by Beckman's Jazz Ensemble.

15159 Thielen Road, Bankston, Dubuque
563-875-7188 563-875-7188
sbrimeyer@beckman.pvt.k12.ia.us
sbrimeyer@beckman.pvt.k12.ia.us

Game Night @ Your Library @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 27

Love to play board games, trading card games, hand-held video games or role playing games? Want to meet and make friends with some of your fellow game lovers? Join us on the 4th Friday of every month at 6:00pm for a Game Night. Bring your favorite game and meet, teach, and play with others! All ages welcome.

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

School Day Movies @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 27

"Hoodwinked" 2pm Rated PG (80 min.)

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Drive for the Kids

September 28

Take a drive with Chrysler!  Chrysler will make a $10 donation for every test drive taken on Saturday, September 28 at Xavier School, from 9 am to 1 pm.  Every licensed driver over 18 can take a test drive. 

Come take a test drive and help out Xavier School!

203 2nd St. SW, Dyersville, Dubuque


Ghost Players @ the Field of Dreams

September 29

Come see the world famous Ghost Players on Sunday, September 29, at the Field of Dreams Movie Site.  The ghosts will appear at 1 p.m. to play some ball and have some fun!  Free admission!

28995 Lansing Rd., Dyersville, Dubuque
563-875-8404
info@fodmoviesite.com
www.fodmoviesite.com

St Paul Chili Cook-Off

September 29

St. Paul Parish, Circle 4 is hosting a Chili Cook-Off on September 29, 2013. Tasting from Noon to 3:00 pm at St. Paul School in Worthington, IA. Cooking begins at 9:00 am. This is a friendly competition the whole family can enjoy ... and you’re the judge! Try chili from each of the competing chili teams and vote for your favorite chili with your voting bean. The team with the highest bean count wins. $5.00 buys one tasting kit that includes; 5 tasting cups, 5 spoons, and your voting beans. Fun for all with • Refreshments • Entertainment • Salsa Competition • Antique Tractor Display • Booths & Vendors Visit our website for details at stpaulchili.weebly.com

309 3rd Ave. SE, Worthington, Dubuque


stpaulchili.weebly.com

Street Legal Warz

September 29

Street Legal Warz, Test & Tune, Junior Dragster Fun Day

, Earlville, Delaware
563-923-3724

www.tristateraceway.com

Sunday Movies @ @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 29

"The Great Gatsby" 2pm Rated PG-13 (143 min.)

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us

Back-to-School Pajama Story Time @ James Kennedy Public Library

September 30

School-aged kids are invited to put on their jammies, grab a stuffed animal and come to the library for stories and fun on Monday, September 30 at 7:00 pm. Finish the night with cookies and milk, and all they’ll have to do when they get home is brush their teeth and go to bed! The program starts at 7 pm and will end at 7:45. Families are welcome.

320 1st Ave E, Dyersville,
563-875-8912

www.dyersville.lib.ia.us