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¯Chicken barbecue — July 22, Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 S. Main St., Milroy. Cost is $5 per half; chicken will be ready at noon. To order, call 667-3438 or 437-5818. Place order before 7 p.m. July 21.

¯Motorcycle ride and chicken barbecue — pick up orders from 11 a.m.-1 p.m., July 30, American Legion, McClure. Organized by ABATE and Jacks Mountain Riders. Chicken halves, $5; platters, $7. To order chicken, call Adam Ewig at (570) 765-8411 or Phil Lash at (570) 658-7145 by July 23. Proceeds benefit McClure Veterans Memorial Pool.

¯Benefit bingo — doors open at 5 p.m., games start at 6 p.m., Aug. 12, McClure Legion. Prizes include five guns, cash prizes and other sporting good items. Benefits Midd-West Youth Football and Cheerleading Association. Tickets are $30 in advance or $35 at the door. For more information, contact, or B.J. Wolfley at (570) 658-2171.

Monday, July 17

¯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, McVeytown. Check McVeytown UMC Facebook page for cancellations or updates.

¯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. A light lunch will be provided.

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

¯TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) — weigh-ins are from 6-6:45 p.m., meeting from 7-8 p.m., Vira United Methodist Church, 111 Long Lane, Lewistown.

Tuesday, July 18

¯Coffee time — 8:30-11 a.m., McVeytown United Methodist Church, the tan church on Queen Street, McVeytown. Check McVeytown, UMC Facebook page for cancellations or updates.

¯Dominos — 9 a.m., Derry Township Senior Center, Yeagertown.

¯Exercise class — 3:30 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Lewistown. Call 953-6158 for more information.

¯McCoy House Museum — Regular hours for the museum, located at 17 N. Main St., Lewistown are 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays. The museum is also open for tours or special groups by calling the society office at 242-1022.

¯Kish High School Class of 1958 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Burnham OIP.

¯Juniata Valley Quilters Guild — 6:30 p.m., Rhoads Memorial Methodist Church, Lewistown. Cynthia Spencer will present the program “Stitch Your Art Out.” For more information, call 527-0084.

¯Bereavement Support Group –noon, Ohesson Manor. Hosted by Lewistown Hospice Home Health and Hospice: The Bridge. Light lunch provided. To register, call 242-5000.

Wednesday, July 19

¯Chief Logan Class of 1954 brunch — 10:30 a.m., Vince’s Pizza and Family Restaurant, Burnham.

¯Chief Logan Class of 1964 brunch — 10:30 a.m., Vince’s Pizza and Family Restaurant, Burnham.

¯Kishacoquillas High School Class of 1965 luncheon — 11 a.m., Hoss’s, Lewistown.

¯Free lunch — noon, Faith United Methodist Church, East Waterford.

¯O.R. Gang luncheon — noon, Cora’s Creekside Tavern, Burnham.

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

¯Chief Logan Class of 1967 luncheon — 1 p.m., Big Daddy’s Grill ‘n Chill. All class members, spouses and friends are invited.