Visit Downtown Burlington Open House, Easter Egg Hunt



A queen’s closet the ceremonial dress giveaway is from noon to 6 p.m. at 1000 Roosevelt Ave. Suite 11, with free prom dresses, shoes and accessories, sizes 00-30.

Bel Canto Choir returns to live performances at 3 p.m. at First United Methodist Church.

Downtown Burlington Spring Open House is 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with special offers from merchants, new menu items at restaurants and drinking places. Enter to win $500 Downtown Dollars at participating merchants.

Bear standing board The April members’ meeting is at 1 p.m. at Hawkeye’s Restaurant, 105 N. Park Drive, Keokuk. Those wishing to have lunch are invited to arrive at noon.


Keck Memorial Library119 N. Second St., Wapello, will host a Pinterest Party at 6:30 p.m.

Keokuk Public Library210 N. Fifth St., is holding a book sale April 4-9.

Pilot Grove Savings Bank1341 Pilot Grove Road, Pilot Grove, will hold an open house in honor of the retirement of Robert Breazeale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Burlington Public Library will host *Herbert Hoover’s West Branch, 1874-1885″ at 6 p.m. on Zoom. For more, visit

TOPS IA1234 meets at 9 a.m. Tuesdays at the First Church of the Nazarene, 1015 S. Roosevelt. For more information, call Ginger at (319) 753-2243.


Moose Lodge 5792529 Mount Pleasant St., will host Golden Oldies from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Come have fun.

PFLAG Mount Pleasant Book Club will examine “Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe” at 5:30 p.m. on Zoom. Email [email protected] to get the link.


Bob Bartles retirement celebration, hosted by the Hope Haven Board of Trustees, is from 4-6 p.m. at the Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson St. Gifts are not necessary, however, a contribution to the Hope Haven Foundation is always welcome. For more information, call Brock Anderson at (319) 768-9826

Fort Madison Public Library1920 Avenue E, will host “Controlling Garden Marauders” with Mark Lyons at 5:30 p.m.

Masters Program in Conservation seven-week classes begin April 7, hosted by Des Moines County and Henry County Extension. Hours are 5:30-8:30 p.m. various Thursdays through October. To reserve a spot, call (319) 385-8126 to reserve your spot today!

Moose Lodge 579, 2529 Mount Pleasant St., Bingo, early-bird games at 6:30 p.m.; regular games are at 7 p.m. Yolanda’s food will also be available with takeout.

Mount Pleasant Main Street Art Center will present the work of Suzi Morrison, Lorrilee Miller and Dawn Wiley, “Three Strong Women Making Their Mark”, in April. A vernissage will take place from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Steamboat Senior Center, 501 Jefferson St., will feature live country and rock music with the house band from 1-3 p.m. every other Thursday. Dance or listen. The cover charge is $2 for the group. Bring your lunch at noon; water and soft drinks will be available for donation.


Annual Friends of the Community Field Banquet opens at 6 p.m. at the Catfish Bend Convention and Event Center, 3001 Winegard Drive, with dinner, silent and live auctions, and guest speaker Dennis Bastien, Commissioner of the Prospect League. For tickets, contact the bee office at (319) 754-5705.

Ghost of Judas will play at 8 p.m. at Wake N Bake Breakfast Company, 713 Jefferson St.

Moose Lodge 579, 2529 Mount Pleasant St., will serve Rob and Jeff’s Rib Eye, NY Strip, Shrimp Skewers, Twice-Baked Potatoes and Salad from 5-7 p.m. Reservations are suggested. Ned Francis will play from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m.

SCC presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theater, 211 N. Third St.

West Point Public Library317 Fifth St., hosts Mahjong at 1:30 p.m. on Fridays.


Burlington Vintage & Co.., 515 Jefferson St., will offer photos with the Easter Bunny from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., as well as a spinning wheel to win special prizes.

Candy Dash Egg Hunt is 9 a.m. at 31 S. 30th St., Keokuk, with Special Needs Egg Hunt; and 1 p.m. at 1415 Avenue M, Fort Madison, free for children through fifth grade, hosted by Lee County Salvation Army Service.

Doggie Easter Egg Hunt is in the Community Field parking lot. The first round is at 11 a.m. The second round is at 11:30 a.m. Please arrive approximately 30 minutes early to register. Merchandise from the Des Moines County Humane Society will be on sale. There will be a raffle basket donated by State Farm Insurance Company, John Korschgen.

Fundraiser in memory of Mason Roberts for the U of I Dance Marathon to help families with children struggling with the disease, will take place from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Danville Community School, with a mini dance marathon, silent auction, bingo , a bake sale and a movie.

Heritage Trust Preservation Station213 Valley St., is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, with unique decor and historic building materials for sale.

Hillsboro Central Park will have an Easter egg hunt at 9 a.m.

Lockridge Easter Egg Hunt for 1 to 12 year olds will be at the Lockridge ball diamond starting at 10 a.m. sharp. The rain date is 10 a.m. on April 16.

Moose Lodge 5792529 Mount Pleasant St. Jeanne Stewart Celebration of Life and lunch at 11 a.m.

New London Holiday Walk Committee will be hosting a pancake breakfast fundraiser with the Easter Bunny from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. at the New London Shelter. Have your picture taken with the Easter Bunny. The cost is $5 for adults and $3 for children under 3 years old.

SCC presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theater, 211 N. Third St.

Select college musicians 15 to 18 middle schools from southeast Iowa will gather at Mount Pleasant Community High School for the annual Mount Pleasant Middle School Honor Band. This one-day event concludes with a 4 p.m. concert open to the public.

Shawn Maxwell and his “not your average jazz quartet” will perform live in Washington. 306 Washington St. Tickets are at Weird Harold’s Records in downtown Burlington. Doors open at 7 p.m.; the show is at 8 p.m.

Bear standing board Indian Taco and Fried Bread Supper fundraiser is 4:30-6 p.m. at Oddfellows Hall, 1720 Blondeau Street, Keokuk Dine in or take out.

Sunny’s Legacyhelping sick, stray and feral cats and kittens, accepts exchangeable cans and plastic bottles from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. every Saturday in the old Burlington ShopKo parking lot.

Winfield fire and rescue110 W. Ash St., the annual Free Donation Pancake Supper will be held from 5-7 p.m. On-site dining, curbside pickup and in-town delivery are all available.


Bullis-Rutter Big Band will perform at 3 p.m. at the Grand Theater in Keokuk. Admission is by season pass or $10 at the door, free for students.

SCC presents “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at 2 p.m. at the Capitol Theater, 211 N. Third St.


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