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¯Bereavement support group — Noon, March 21, Ohesson Manor, Lewistown. Lunch will be provided, RSVPs requested. Held by Lewistown Home Health and Hospice: The Bridge. To RSVP, or obtain more information, call 242-1416.

¯Care giver support group — 3 p.m., March 21, The Children’s Care Center, meeting room A, 10 Bollinger Road, Lewistown. The group is free to attend and all are welcome. Please call Marina at 717-242-5000 to RSVP for this event. Sponsored by Lewistown Hospice Home Health and Hospice: The Bridge.

¯7th annual 5K wellness walk/run — registration starts at 7:45 a.m., race begins at 9 a.m., April 8, starts and ends at Cedar Grove Church, Mifflintown. If registered by March 24, entry fees are reduced from $20 to $17 for adults and from $15 to $12 for students. All early-bird registrants will be guaranteed an event T-shirt and goodie bag; limited quantities will be available on race day. Anyone interested in participating should contact Lynlee Richmond at (570) 847-8847 or juniatacountybpw@yahoo.com.

¯Paint party — 5-8 p.m., March 25, Country Village Restaurant and Lounge, Yeagertown. Artist: Jessica Yetter. Window box painting. Supports Big Brothers Big Sisters of Juniata Valley. All tickets must be purchased in advance by calling 248-4034. Visit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Juniata Valley on Facebook to view paintings.

¯Potato candy sale — pickup from 11:30 a.m.-2 p.m., March 25, Reedsville UMC, 60 E. Logan St., Reedsville. Cost: $5 per pound, comes in springtime decor boxes. To place an order, call 250-1626 or 667-3778 and leave a message with name, phone number and number of boxes needed by March 23. Walk-ins welcome on a first-come, first-serve basis.

¯Annual Longaberger basket/Vera Bradley bingo– doors open at noon, games at 1 p.m., March 26, Burnham Lions Club. There will be extra games available, a raffle table and a full concession stand. Ticket cost: $20, advance; $25, at-the-door. Held by Juniata Valley Women’s Service Club. For tickets or more information, call 247-7989.

¯Free senior citizens’ spring luncheon — 1 p.m., April 11, East Juniata High School cafeteria, 32944 Route 35, McAlisterville. Meal served by EJHS students. Musical entertainment and art on display, student-led tours of the school, opportunity to meet faculty, staff, administrators and board members. To RSVP, call 436-2111 ext. 5002, or pdigon@jcsdk12.org by April 3.

¯Painting party — 6 p.m., April 4, Walker Grange, Mexico. There will be door prizes and lots of dairy delicious refreshments. Sign-ups are required, only 40 seats available. When seats are full, those interested may be added to the waiting list. Fundraiser held by Juniata County Dairy Promotion. For more information, or to sign up, call 535-5886.

Monday, March 20

¯Homemade peanut butter egg sale — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham. Cost: $1 each. For more information, or to place an order, call 242-1481.

¯Clothing and shoe donations — 8 a.m.-noon, Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown. A volunteer will be there to assist.

¯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.

¯Good Eggs homemade egg sale — 9-11:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 200 E. Third St., Lewistown. Homemade peanut butter, coconut and buttercream eggs will be sold. Cost: 80 cents per egg. To place an order, call 242-1539.

¯Kish Class of 1968 monthly luncheon — 11 a.m., Burnham OIP. No reservation required.

¯Mifflin County Library Board of Directors training session — 4:30-7:30 p.m., Mifflin County Library, Lewistown. Held in place of the regular monthly meeting.

¯DivorceCare for Kids — 5:30-7 p.m., Lumina Center, Lewistown. No cost. A hands-on interactive, kid-friendly support system that presents skills to assist children in maneuvering through the difficult places of divorce or separation. For more information, call or text Ann Kanagy at 437-4946. Registration forms available.

¯Coffee with friends — 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Lack Tuscarora EMS, East Waterford. For seniors, no cost. There will be crafts, exercise, speakers and Bible study, with light lunch provided.

Tuesday, March 21

¯Homemade peanut butter egg sale — 8 a.m.-6 p.m., New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham. Cost: $1 each. For more information, or to place an order, call 242-1481.

¯Good Eggs homemade egg sale — 9-11:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, 200 E. Third St., Lewistown. Homemade peanut butter, coconut and buttercream eggs will be sold. Cost: 80 cents per egg. To place an order, call 242-1539.

¯Juniata Valley Quilters Guild meeting– 6:30 p.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, Mifflintown. Program will be Rose of Sharin’ Quilt Shop.

Wednesday, March 22

¯Lenten breakfast — 8 a.m., Christ’s United Lutheran Church, in the fellowship hall, 13765 Old Turnpike Road, Millmont. Meals are non-denominational. Free-will offering accepted. No reservation required.

¯Homemade peanut butter egg sale — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham. Cost: $1 each. For more information, or to place an order, call 242-1481.

¯ Open house — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Juniata Mennonite School, McAlisterville.

¯Low impact exercise class — 1 p.m., McVeytown United Methodist Church.

¯Spaghetti dinner — 4-7 p.m., St. Mark Evangelical Lutheran Church, Alfarata. Fundraiser held for cancer patient, Linda Shaw, and as a memorial for Ron Henry. For more information, visit facebook.com/StMarkAlfarata.

¯“Getting Ready for Kindergarten” night — 6 p.m., Lewistown Elementary School. To help parents know what to expect as children enter kindergarten. Learn more about attendance, lunches and school policies. Sponsored by MCSD and Success By 6.

¯Habitat for Humanity information sessions — 6 p.m., Mifflin County Library Community Room. Information on qualifying and application assistance. Call 247-8067 for more details.

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