Your guide to getting up off the couch and out the door in the Great River Region

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Healthy Halloween Walk is 2 to 5 p.m. at East Lake Park in Mount Pleasant, with games as participants walk through the park, starting by the tennis courts or softball diamonds. Stations will be interactive, with social distancing and masks.

VFW Auxiliary 10102 will meet at 4 p.m. at the VFW.


Main Street Keokuk will have the judging of its Scarecrow Stroll contest on Oct. 19 and 20. Participants include small and large businesses, neighborhoods, sing homes, and lighted displays. To learn more, call (319) 524-5056.


Mount Pleasant Chapter of PFLAG will have its monthly meeting at 6 p.m. via Zoom. To learn more, call Matt Mitchell at (319) 470-5466.


Drive-Thru Job Fair is 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Baxter Sports Complex Parking lot, 909 48th St., Fort Madison, including packets of information about jobs hiring now and local resources.

Lee County Cattlemen are hosting the District 20 Annual Meeting at the Houghton Knights of Columbus hall. Registration starts at 6:30 pm. The meal will be served at 7 p.m. followed by the meeting.


Pumpkinpalooza is 10 a.m. hosted by Burlington Public Library, 210 Court St., will feature a Facebook video and storytime. For details, visit burlington.lib.ia.us.

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2021 Medicare Plans; the public is invited to come and see plans that have extra benefits – vision, hearing, dental, gym benefits. Low premiums. At 10 a.m. Comfort Suites, Burlington.

Free Medicare Bingo with coffee, donuts, and prizes, is 1 to 3 p.m. at Steamboat Senior Center, 501 Jefferson St., with social distancing. Everyone is welcome.

The IAAAP Restoration Advisory Board will have an online virtual meeting at 9 a.m. The general public may ask questions and voice their concerns about the IAAAP’s environmental cleanup process. For online virtual meeting instructions visit www.IAAAPrestoration.com.


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.


Eagles Aerie 150, 2727 Mount Pleasant St., will serve grilled ribeye dinners from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Members and guests are welcome.


Old Folkers will be playing from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Steamboat Senior Center, 501 Jefferson St. Admission is $5. Everyone is welcome.

Wapello Craft Show is 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Wapello High School, 501 Buchanan Ave., with more than 60 vendors. Admission is free.

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