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¯DivorceCare: Surviving the holidays seminar — 6:30 p.m., Nov. 14, the Evangel Baptist Church, Lewistown. Seminar features practical suggestions, guidance and reassurance through video interviews with counselors, experts in divorce-related care and people who have experienced the holidays after separation or divorce. Those who attend will receive a free book with over 30 daily readings providing additional insights and ideas on holiday survival. Child care is provided through fifth grade and registration is required for child care. For more information contact 250-1466 or 935-0164.
¯Sandy’s Scents holiday craft bingo–doors open at 11:30 a.m., starts at 1 p.m., Nov. 6, McClure American Legion Post 942. Cost: $20, at the door; $15, advance tickets. There will also be raffle tables, 50/50 and door prizes. Bring book donations; with every book, receive a ticket for special raffle prize. Advance tickets must be purchased by Nov. 5. Contact Sandy Fisher at 543-5467, Carol Hess at (570) 658-3346, or Lindsey Peterson at 447-0623 to purchase tickets.
¯Homemade ham pot pie sale — pick-up between noon and 6 p.m., Nov. 16, Trinity United Methodist Church, 428 S. Main St., Lewistown. Take-outs only, containers provided. Cost: $7 per quart. Last day to order is Nov. 9. To order, call 248-2340, 242-1195, or 248-4169.
¯Marianna’s hoagie sale–pick up after 4 p.m., Nov. 17, Spring Run Church of the Brethren. Cost: $7.50 per hoagie. To order, call Don Crosson at 899-7344 by Nov. 6. Arrangements may be made for delivery when orders are placed.
¯Senior citizens holiday luncheon — free, 12:30 p.m., Nov. 17, Juniata High School cafeteria, 3931 William Penn Highway, Mifflintown. There will be musical entertainment and artwork on display, student led tours of the school and the opportunity to meet school district faculty, staff and administrators, as well as board members. If planning to attend, RSVP to Polly at 436-2111 ext. 5002, or firstname.lastname@example.org, by Nov. 11.
¯Sausage sale — 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Nov. 12, the fire station on West Specht Street, McClure. Fresh pork sausage will be available in regular, hot, loose and rope sausage options. Advance orders on sale now. To place an order, contact Marlene Hassinger at (570) 658-3363, Judy Pheasant at (570) 658-5501, Juli Jones at (570) 765-2600, Tommy Lash at (570) 600-2296, Darren Erb at 437-7945, or any fire company personnel.
¯Food distribution–10-11 a.m., Nov. 12, Turkey Valley United Methodist Church, Route 235 between Maze and Seven Stars. Thanksgiving groceries will be available in addition to regular groceries only to families who call ahead to sign up for the distribution. For more information about eligibility, or to sign up for the distribution, please contact the Juniata County Food Pantry at 436-9718.
¯Painting party — 7-9 p.m., Nov. 13, JCPenny in Burnham. Benefits local cancer family. Cost: $35 per ticket. To pre-order tickets, call Stacey Smith at 437-7418.
¯“Death of a Doornail” show — Two nights: 7 p.m., Nov. 18, 6:30 p.m., Nov. 19, Belleville Mennonite High School. Mystery Dessert will be served with the show Nov. 18. Cost: $9, adults; $7, students. Dinner Theatre will be served with show Nov. 19. Cost: $18, adults; $16, students. To RSVP for the Mystery Dessert or Dinner Theatre, call the school at 935-2184. Cost to attend the production only: $8, adults; $6, students. Guests for show only do not need to RSVP.
¯Midd-West FFA fruit sale — pick up from 3:30-7:30 p.m., Dec. 12, Midd-West High School Ag Shop. Orders may be placed with any of the chapter’s 350 Midd-West FFA members until Nov. 18. Fruit may be purchased online, certain items are available for home delivery and additional info can be found on the chapter’s eCommerce website, www.freshfruitorder.org/MiddWest. In the event of school cancellation, pick up will be at the same time on Dec. 13.
Friday, Nov. 4
¯Play group–10 a.m., Mifflin County Library, Lewistown. Group is for children ages 1-3 and their siblings. Bring a snack to share.
¯Chicken corn soup sale– pick-up after 11 a.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Lewistown. Cost: $4 per quart.
¯Holiday bazaar– 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Reedsville Evangelical Lutheran Church. There will be craft and sale stations available and a chance to order fall decorations. Food will be available for lunch and dinner, including sloppy joes, cakes, pies and vegetable soup. Soup is available for order in advance. To order, call 667-6312.
¯Fish, oyster, crabcake and meatloaf dinner–4-7 p.m., Decatur Fireman’s Park. For more information, call 543-5828.
¯Longaberger/Vera Bradley bingo–doors open at 5:30 p.m., bingo at 6:30 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Belleville. Tickets can be purchased in advance. Cost: at-the-door tickets, $25.
¯Turkey shoot–kitchen opens at 6 p.m., shoot starts at 7 p.m., Richfield Sportsman’s Club. 12, 16, 20 gauge shells will be provided.
Saturday, Nov. 5
¯Bazaar –8 a.m.-1 p.m., Dormantown Lutheran Church. There will be soup, baked goods and yard sale items for sale.
¯Holiday bazaar–8-11 a.m., Reedsville Evangelical Lutheran Church. There will be craft and sale stations available and a chance to order fall decorations.
¯Clothing closet — 9 a.m.-noon, Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown. Free soup and sandwiches available.
¯Shoe bank — 9 a.m.-noon, Grace United Methodist Church, Lewistown.
¯Brick Saturday — 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Mifflin County Library and Kish Branch Library, Belleville. Kids of all ages can come and play with Legos provided by the library.
¯Fall fest — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Wayne United Methodist Church, three miles east of McVeytown. There will be crafts, business vendors and a lunch table. Ham and bean soup will be sold by the quart. Cost: $4.
¯Turkey supper–4-7 p.m., East Waterford Presbyterian Church. Family-style dinner. Eat-in or take-out.
¯Bingo–doors and kitchen open at 4:30 p.m., bingo at 6 p.m., Lack-Tuscarora EMS. All proceeds go to Lack-Tuscarora EMS.
¯Quarter raffle–doors open at 4:30 p.m., raffle at 6 p.m., Fayette Fire Company, McAlisterville. Cost: $5, one paddle; $8, two paddles. Door prizes and kitchen will be open. Vendors include Perfectly Posh, Lemongrass, Mifflin-Juniata Pet Pantry, Longaberger, D0-Terra, Thirty-One, Kerstetter’s Kountry Krafts, Tupperware, Pampered Chef, Tastefully Simple, Jamberry Nails, Purses Plus, Norwex, Glass Painting by Darian, Stampin-Up, Fremont Ironworks, Audrey’s Homemade Jewelry and Pink Zebra.
¯19th annual filled basket and craft auction–6 p.m., kitchen opens at 4 p.m., Richfield Fire House. Bring a chair.
¯Square dance–6-9 p.m., Mexico Grange Annex, Mexico. Music will be provided by Down Yonder.
¯Indoor yard sale — 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Milroy United Methodist Church. There will be baked goods for sale.
Sunday, Nov. 6
¯Turkey dinner–11 a.m.-1 p.m., Bannerville Fire Company. Cost: $9, adults; $5, children 6-12 years old; free, children younger than 5. Meal: turkey, mashed potatoes, homemade stuffing, corn, carrots and desserts. Benefits McClure Quick Response. Football game will also be on.
¯Burnham Lions Club turkey dinner — 11:30 a.m.- 1:30 p.m., Lions Community Building. Family-style meal, all-you-can-eat. Cost: $9, adults; $4, children ages 6-12; free, children younger than 6. Take-outs start at 10:30 a.m. For large orders, call 248-9152.
¯Quilt auction–silent auction at 2 p.m., live quilt auction at 3 p.m., Camp Nawakwa, 1033 Nawakwa Road, Biglerville, PA 17307. There will be a free dinner following the quilt auction. All proceeds benefit the Endowment fund. For more information, visit www.lutherancamping.org/quiltauction.
¯Open Stitches–2-4 p.m., Gallery 3 West in the Montgomery Ward Building. Free, no pre-registration. All needle crafters and skill levels welcome; not a class. Ages 12 and up. Can bring snacks and non-alcoholic beverages. Bring own project and materials. For more info, call 994-1225, or email email@example.com
¯Nottingham Four sharing– 6 p.m., Stony Run Mission.
Monday, Nov. 7
¯Coffee time–8:30-11 a.m., McVeytown United Methodist Church, the tan church on Queen Street. Check McVeytown UMC Facebook page for cancellations or updates.
¯Lewistown High School Class of 1954 luncheon–12:30 p.m., Lewistown Moose Family Center. All graduates, non-graduates and spouses are welcome.
¯Divorce Care for Kids–5:30-7 p.m., LUMINA Center. Designed for children ages 5-12 to help heal from parents divorce or separation. Games, crafts, activities, music and DVD dramas create comfortable atmosphere for kids. For more info, call or text 437-4946, or 935-2164. Online registration available at locustgrovemc.org, click on Children’s Ministries.
¯Mifflin County Democratic Women’s Club special meeting– 6 p.m., Steelworkers Union Hall, 519 Electric Ave., Lewistown. Immediately before the Mifflin County Democratic Committee meeting. New members are welcome. For more information, contact Cindy Kennedy at 935-7462.
¯BonTon Golden Oldies meeting– 6 p.m., Burnham OIP.
¯DivorceCare: Surviving the holidays seminar — 6:30 p.m., the Evangel Baptist Church, Lewistown. Seminar features practical suggestions, guidance and reassurance through video interviews with counselors, experts in divorce-related care and people who have experienced the holidays after separation or divorce. Those who attend will receive a free book with over 30 daily readings providing additional insights and ideas on holiday survival. Child care is provided through fifth grade and registration is required for child care. For more information contact 250-1466 or 935-0164.
¯Divorce Care for Kids–6:30-8 p.m., Belleville Community Hall. Designed for children ages 5-12 to help heal from parents divorce or separation. Games, crafts, activities, music and DVD dramas create comfortable atmosphere for kids. For more info, call or text 437-4946, or 935-2164. Online registration available at locustgrovemc.org, click on Children’s Ministries.
¯Mifflin County Democratic Committee meeting — 7 p.m., Steel Workers Union Hall, 519 Electric Ave., Lewistown.