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Today

Cookies for a Cause cookie and candy trays from SunnyBrook Assisted Living, all proceeds benefiting the local Salvation Army, can be ordered through noon today. Call (319) 752-0260. Cost is $10 for small; $15 for large tray. Drive through for pickup between 4 and 6 p.m. Tuesday.

Keokuk Public Library, 210 N. Fifth St., will host Virtual Cooking Club making chocolate chip cookies at 6 p.m. The video will be posted to the library’s website and YouTube channel.

The 1929 Christmas Eve White House Fire virtual presentation by Herbert Hoover Presidential archivist Craig Wright is 6 p.m., hosted by Burlington Public Library. The event is free, but registration is required to receive the Zoom link. To learn more, visit burlington.lib.ia.us or check Burlington Public Library on Facebook.

Saturday

PAW Animal Shelter Santa Store, in a former convenience store at 626 Second St., for children ages 3 to 15, is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children can shop for a $5 donation. Call (319) 470-3291 upon arrival. All proceeds benefit the no-kill shelter.

Wreaths Across America Ceremony, a wreath-laying event honoring the fallen is 11 a.m. at Keokuk Veterans Memorial, 18th and Carroll streets, with speakers, State Rep. Jeff Kurtz, Keokuk Mayor Tom Richardson and former Keokuk Police Chief George Morgan; the American Legion Honor Guard, and wreaths representing all military branches. To learn more, call Mindy Rude at Vigen Memorial Home, (319) 524-3377.

Sunday

Farmington Arts Council Candy and Cookie Walk is noon to 4 p.m. at the Farmington Community Center, 201 S. Fourth St. All proceeds benefit the arts council.

Heritage Hill Luminaries is 5 to 9 p.m. Real candles anchored in sand are placed in paper bags lining the limestone and brick walls surrounding some of the city’s oldest and grandest homes. The area includes North 4th, 5th, 6th and 7th streets between Columbia and Court Streets, along with Columbia and Court between North 5th and 7th streets.

PAW Animal Shelter Santa Store, in a former convenience store at 626 Second St., for children ages 3 to 15, is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Children can shop for a $5 donation. Then, the store will be open to the public from 2 to 4 p.m. Call (319) 470-3291 upon arrival. All proceeds benefit the no-kill shelter.

VFW Auxiliary to 10102 will meet at 4 p.m. at the VFW, 217 Washington St.

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Today

Moose Lodge Bingo, 2529 Mount Pleasant St., Burlington, starts with early bird bingo at 6:30 p.m. Regular games are 7 p.m. The kitchen will be open. Members and their guests are welcome.

The Collective Food Hub, 805 Jefferson Street in downtown Burlington will feature Gerst Family Gardens from 2 to 6 p.m.

The Hysterical Treasures Pop-Up Gift Shop, 501 N. Fourth St., will be open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment by calling (319) 752-7449. The shop has jewelry, Bart Howard Lounge T-shirts, mugs, plates, trivets, and more. Use the Columbia Street entrance.

Friday

Moose Lodge, 2529 Mount Pleasant St., will serve pork chops and sides from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Ned Francis will play from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. Members and their guests are welcome.

The Collective Food Hub, 805 Jefferson Street in downtown Burlington will feature Gerst Family Gardens from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The Hysterical Treasures Pop-Up Gift Shop, 501 N. Fourth St., will be open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment by calling (319) 752-7449. The shop has jewelry, Bart Howard Lounge T-shirts, mugs, plates, trivets, and more. Use the Columbia Street entrance.

Supper with Santa at Appleberry Orchard will seating at 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. with a limited number of tickets available each hour. Enjoy supper with Santa, sit on Santa’s lap and give him your Christmas list. Cameras are welcome for pictures. Soup, sandwiches, desserts and drinks are included. Purchase tickets online at appleberryorchard.ticketspice.com/santasupper

VFW, 215 Washington St., will serve a chicken and noodles meal from 2 to 7 p.m. Cost is $8. Pre-orders start at 3 p.m.; call (319) 754-6049. Pick up or dine in.

Saturday

Moose Lodge Bingo, 2529 Mount Pleasant St., Burlington, starts with early bird bingo at 6:30 p.m. Regular games are 7 p.m. The kitchen will be open. Members and their guests are welcome.

P.A.W. refundable can drive is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Westland Mall parking lot, West Burlington, by J.C. Penney. The no-kill animal shelter needs cleaning supplies.

Santa and Reindeer at Appleberry Orchard will be noon to 5 pm. Santa and one of his Reindeer will be visiting. Sit with Santa in his sleigh and meet one of his Reindeer. Cost is free to talk to Santa, with pictures available for purchase. There are a limited number of reservations each hour. Call (319) 372-1307 to reserve a time slot.

The Collective Food Hub, 805 Jefferson Street in downtown Burlington will feature Gerst Family Gardens from 9 a.m. to noon.

The Hysterical Treasures Pop-Up Gift Shop, 501 N. Fourth St., will be open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. or by appointment by calling (319) 752-7449. The shop has jewelry, Bart Howard Lounge T-shirts, mugs, plates, trivets, and more. Use the Columbia Street entrance.

Sunday

VFW, 215 Washington St., will serve phillies and chips from 11:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Cost is $7. Pre-orders start at 11:30 a.m.; call (319) 754-6049. Pick up or dine in.

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