Take a free trolley ride, plant flowers downtown, cruise the Strip, play bingo

Today

Auxiliary of VFW 10102, the installation of the Officers is at 4 p.m. at the VFW. 215 Washington Street

Open Doors Commercial Space is from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. A directory map with available locations and information will be available. The event is free. To learn more, visit Greaterburlington.com.

Donnellson’s American Legion The All-You-Can-Eat or Take-Out Chicken Dinner fundraiser runs from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Charleston Board of Trade. Tickets are $12 for adults and $8 for children 12 and under. For more information, call (319) 470-8090 or (319) 835-5452.

Tuesday

Plantation of flowers in downtown Burlington invites volunteers of all ages to bring their gloves and trowels to Nancy Neafie Park at the corner of Jefferson and Sixth Streets at 3 p.m.

Meeting and reception of officials is from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Parkside Brewing Company, 2601 Madison Ave. To learn more, visit GreaterBurlington.com

TOPS IA 1234 meets at 9 a.m. Tuesdays at First Church of Nazarene, 1015 S. Roosevelt Ave. For more information, call Ginger at (319) 753-2243.

West Burlington High School student art exhibit opens today at the Burlington Art Center, 301 Jefferson St., and runs through Saturday. To learn more, visit btownart.com

Wednesday

moose lodge2529 Mount Pleasant St., will host the Golden Oldies from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tacos and taco salads will be available from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.

SEISO Chamber Players will perform works by Hindemith and Dvorak at Burlington Lunchtime Chamber Music Series at 12:15 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 421 Washington St. Admission is free.

Thusday

Jefferson Street Farmers Market is from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. in downtown Burlington. Free horse and wagon rides will take passengers along Fifth and Jefferson streets.

moose lodge2529 Mount Pleasant St., bingo games will be early at 6:30 p.m., regular games at 7 p.m., with Yolanda’s food available for dinner or takeout.

Steamboat Senior Center501 Jefferson St., will have music by the house band from 1-3 p.m. For lunch, order in advance from Napoli at reception.

Friday

Burlington Mall Gun Show hosted by Militia Armaments Gun Club is 4-8 p.m. at the Westland Mall, 550 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. General admission all weekend is $10.

Friday Night Art Hop for Kids is 6 p.m. at the Art Center of Burlington, 301 Jefferson St. For more, visit BTownart.com

Jefferson Street Cruise Night east from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. Shop, dine, remember and check out the rolling stock. Construction on the regular route will redirect the cruise to Washington and Valley streets.

moose lodge, 2529 Mount Pleasant St., will serve chicken fried steak, mashed potatoes and corn from 5-7 p.m. The Doug T. Hypno show is from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m., with advance tickets at Moose Lodge. All proceeds from the exhibit will go to the Longest Day for Alzheimer’s Association.

Wake N Bake Breakfast Company713 Jefferson St., will feature live music from StumpTown at 7 p.m.

Saturday

Bingo and Drinks opens at 9 a.m. at Elks Lodge, 215 N. Fifth St. Bingo begins at 9:30 a.m. Cookies and gravy will be available. For more information, call (319) 753-5281.

Burlington Mall Gun Show hosted by Militia Armaments Gun Club is 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Westland Mall, 550 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. General admission all weekend is $10.

CRST Latest Model Dirt Series is 4 at 34 Raceway. The grandstand opens at 4 p.m., the fast laps at 6:15 p.m. and the race follows. Grandstand admission is $30 for adults, $25 for students and seniors, and $5 for ages 10 and under with a paying adult.

Heritage Trust Preservation Station213 Valley St., is open 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays, selling unique decor and historic building materials.

“Mount Pleasant Old Town Cemetery” Pat White’s program is at 2 p.m. at the Henry County Heritage Center Museum, 403 West Madison St., Mount Pleasant. Learn about the history of Mount Pleasant’s oldest cemeteries and the early settlers, politicians and veterans buried there. Free entry.

PAW No-Kill Pop Can Drive Pet Shelter is the third Saturday of each month in the former JC Penney parking lot at Westland Mall, West Burlington. Refundable bottles, cans and glasses can be dropped off from 8 a.m. to noon.

Steamboat Senior Center, 501 Jefferson St., will have music by Gary Fisher from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Entrance fees are $5. Everyone is welcome.

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.

Tri-State Chess Club meets 9 a.m. to noon at the Burlington Public Library, 210 Court Street, the first and third Saturdays of each month. All players are welcome.

Westland Mall Flea Market and Food Truck Frenzy is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot.

Sunday

Burlington Mall Gun Show hosted by Militia Armaments Gun Club is 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Westland Mall, 550 S. Gear Ave., West Burlington. General admission all weekend is $10.

The Edwards twins, master voice illusionists and makeup artists, performances are at 2 and 7 p.m. at the Capitol Theater, 211 N. Third St. Tickets are $25-$35 and are available at the Capitol Theater box office or online. Visit BurlingtonCapitolTheater.com

Westland Mall Flea Market and Food Truck Frenzy is 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the parking lot.

David H. Henry