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¯Veterans Memorial Pool golf tournament — 8 a.m., Aug. 19, Lost Creek Golf Course, Oakland Mills. Tournament benefits the pool in McClure. The cost is $65 for non-members and $50 for members of Lost Creek. Meal to follow. To reserve by Aug. 15, call Robert Weader at (570) 850-8262.

¯Ice cream social — 6-7:30 p.m., Aug. 20, Chapel of the Holy Spirit, Beavertown. Crafts, games and fun. Bring a friend. RSVP before Aug. 16 by calling (570) 541-8895, or message the chapel online at

¯Chicken barbecue — meals ready at 10:30 a.m., Aug. 26, Belleville VFW. Takeouts only. Call (717) 935-2297 or email to order. Orders should be in by Aug. 18. Chicken halves are $5 each. Meal (chicken half, baked beans, baked potato and dessert) $7 each, dinner must be ordered in advance.

Saturday, Aug. 12

¯Fly-in, Drive-in, Walk-in breakfast — 8-10:30 a.m., Mifflin County Airport, Reedsville. Sponsored by the Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 518.

¯Rummage sale — 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Pine Glen Alliance Church, 1058 state Route 103 North, Lewistown. Proceeds benefit at-risk girls employed as domestic workers in West Africa, pregnant girls ages 11 to 18 in Ecuador, human trafficking survivors in Cambodia and women released from prison in the Philippines. If it rains, the sale will be held inside. For more information, call the church at (717) 899-7740.

¯Yard sale — 9 a.m.-noon, New Hope Church of Christ, 6368 Belle Ave., Suite 8, Lewistown.

¯Community clothes closet — 9 a.m.-noon, Big Valley Alliance Church, 50 S. Kish St., Belleville. Gently-used clothing and shoes to give away to people in need. Baby wipes and diapers also available. Call (717) 483-6951 for more information.

¯Brick Saturday — 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Mifflin County Library, Lewistown, and Kish Branch Library, Belleville. Kids of all ages can come and play with Legos provided by the library.

¯McVeytown Lions barbecue chicken and soup sale — 11 a.m., McVeytown EMS building. Watch for signs. Cost: chicken halves, $4.50; chicken corn soup, $4 per quart; and vegetable soup, $4 per quart. Call to order, (717) 250-6733.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1965 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Burnham OIP. Classmates and spouses are welcome. For more information, call Virginia Weaver at 248-2983.

¯Captain Jack/Mount Union High School monthly luncheon — 2 p.m., Bing’s Diner, Burnham. For all classes. Grads and non-grads, spouses and guests are welcome. Call (717) 250-7121 to register.

¯Locust Run Picnic Woods Community Festival — 4 p.m., Texas Hollow Road, Mifflintown. Free admission. Rain or shine. Homemade ice cream, soups, sandwiches, french fries and pies. Games for kids. Bring a lawn chair to enjoy live music by The Weaver Believers.

¯Keystone State Muscle Cars cruise-in — 4:30-8:30 p.m., Tractor Supply parking lot, Lewistown. The cruise-in is open to all vehicles and all people and will be held, weather-permitting, every Saturday. For more information, call (717) 437-6050. There is no charge for this event.

¯Benefit bingo — doors open at 5 p.m., games start at 6 p.m., McClure Legion. Prizes include five guns, cash prizes and other sporting good items. Benefits Midd-West Youth Football and Cheerleading Association. Tickets are $35 at the door.

¯Outdoor movie night — 8 p.m., Church Hill United Methodist Church, 199 Woodland Circle, Reedsville. The movie will be “Beauty and the Beast.” The event is free, and refreshments will be served. Guests should bring a blanket or lawn chair.

Sunday Aug. 13

¯Chicken and waffle dinner — 11 a.m.-2 p.m., McClure Volunteer Fire Company.

¯Tuscarora Academy Museum — Regular hours for the museum, located at 472 Academy Road, Port Royal, are 1:30-4 p.m. Sundays.

¯Free movie — 6:30 p.m., Reedsville United Methodist Church. The movie will be “Home Run,” about baseball all-star Cory Brand who unexpectedly finds himself on a powerful journey of transformation and redemption. Refreshments will be served.

Monday, Aug. 14

¯West Snyder High School Class of 1959 breakfast — 8 a.m., Rayauda’s Restaurant, Beaver Springs.

¯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.

¯Buchanan Elementary School retirees breakfast — 9 a.m., Sal-Lee’s Restaurant, Strodes Mills. Anyone who worked at Buchanan is welcome.

¯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.

¯Lewistown Knitting Circle — 1-3 p.m., Rhodes Memorial Church, 500 Highland Ave., Lewistown. Call (717) 242-1591 for more information.

¯Back to School pool party — 5-7 p.m., Rec Park Pool, Lewistown. Sponsored by Mifflin County Children and Youth Services and Central PA Youth Ministries and Community Donation. Admission is free. Free hot dogs and beverages. School supplies provided to each student, but supplies are limited. Families are welcome. Rain date is Aug. 16.

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

¯Support group — 6-8 p.m., Calvary Bible Church, Burnham. Group is for parents, adult siblings, grandparents and guardians of children and young persons who have mental health and/or behavioral health needs.

¯Compassionate Friends Support Group for Bereaved Parents — 7 p.m., Grove Memorial United Methodist Church, Lewistown. For more information, call (717) 248-0664.

Tuesday, Aug. 15

¯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.

¯Homeschooling meeting — 10 a.m.-noon, community room of Mifflin County Library, 123 N. Wayne St., Lewistown. For homeschooling families and families considering homeschooling.

¯McCoy House Museum — Regular hours for the museum, located at 17 N. Main St., Lewistown, are 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays. The museum is also open for tours or special groups by calling the society office at (717) 242-1022.

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

¯Bereavement Support Group — noon, Ohesson Manor, Lewistown. Hosted by Lewistown Hospice Home Health and Hospice: The Bridge. All are welcome. A light lunch will be provided. To register, call 242-5000.

¯Exercise class — 3:30 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Lewistown. Call (717) 953-6158 for more information.

¯Backpack Blessings — 4-7 p.m., Newton Wayne Volunteer Fire Department, Newton Hamilton. School supplies for the upcoming school year will be given to students.

¯Bluegrass Country Express — 6-8 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Doors open at 5 p.m.

¯Juniata Valley Quilters Guild — 6:30 p.m., Rhoades Memorial Methodist Church, Lewistown. The program is a potluck dinner and yard sale fundraiser. For more information, call (717) 527-0084.