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¯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, Pa. There will be door prizes and lots of dairy 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.

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.

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

Thursday, March 23

¯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.-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.

¯The Senior Gathering — 9:30-11:30 a.m., Faith United Methodist Church, Main Street, East Waterford. The gathering will be filled with fun, activities, guest speakers and snacks. Guests are asked to enter at the fellowship door at the back of the church. For more information, call Faith’s parsonage at 734-2330.

¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1966 lunch — 11 a.m., Burnham OIP. Class members, spouses and guests are welcome.

¯Early Childhood and Education Career Fair — 4-6 p.m., Fermanagh Elementary School. This event is open to the public. Several local employers will be present to provide information about career opportunities working with children. Attendees are encouraged to provide several copies of their resume.

¯Open house — 6:30-8 p.m., Juniata Mennonite School, McAlisterville.

¯Aerobics — 6-7 p.m., Hope Center, Bethel AME Church, Lewistown. Cost is $2 if not a member of the church.

¯KeyStone Gamers — 6-9:30 p.m., Moose Family Center, 80 Brady Lane, Lewistown. Do not have to be a Moose member to join. For more information email gamer191dean@aol.com.

¯Overcomers outreach — 6:30 p.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, 428 S. Main St., Lewistown. A group for people struggling with addiction and those affected by the addiction of a loved one.

¯Clothing and shoe donations — Noon-3 p.m., Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown. A volunteer will be there to assist.

¯Cinderella’s closet — 4-6 p.m., Church Hill United Methodist Church. A prom/formal dress outreach. For more information, contact Kathy Macchiaverna at 667-2004 or Timi Narehood at 348-1170.

Friday, March 24

¯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.

¯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.

¯Fish sandwich sale — 3-6 p.m., Sacred Heart School cafeteria, North Dorcas Street, Lewistown. Cost: $3 per sandwich. Served by Lewistown Knights of Columbus.

¯Bluegrass Country Express — kitchen opens at 5 p.m., band starts at 6 p.m., jam session starts at 6:30 p.m., CJEMS Lane, Route 35 N., Mifflintown. Cost is a $2 donation for the band. Hosted by the Four Seasons Senior Center.

¯Indian Valley Elementary Center 4th Annual Talent Show — 6 p.m., in the school auditorium.

¯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.

¯All-you-can-eat lenten fish dinner — 4-7 p.m., St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, 3918 William Penn Highway, Mifflintown, in the church social hall. Menu: fried and baked fish, popcorn shrimp, fried clams, french fries, macaroni and cheese, stewed tomatoes, corn, green beans, coleslaw, applesauce, rolls, puddings and a selection of homemade desserts. Cost: $12, adults; $6, children ages 6-12; free, children 5

and younger.

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