Editor’s note: The Sentinel offers nonprofit and other community organizations an opportunity to promote upcoming events for free in this community calendar for three days before the event. Events needing reservations also may be promoted for up to two weeks prior to the reservation date.
Submit items at least one business week before publication via email, email@example.com; voice mail, 248-6741 or (800) 827-6397 (voice mail ext. 112); online, Virtual Newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com; or mail or drop off, The Sentinel, P.O. Box 588 Lewistown, PA 17044.
With all submissions, you must include a telephone number for verification purposes. The phone number is not for publication, unless so indicated. The editor reserves the right to edit all submissions.
¯Mifflin County PASR meeting — noon, Nov. 17, Body and Soul Community Center, Strodes Mills. Program: annual bazaar. RSVP: Pat Bell at (717) 543-5219.
¯Soup sale — ready at 11 a.m., Nov. 18, Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 S. Main St. Varieties: vegetable beef, chicken noodle and ham bean. Orders: (717) 667-6530 by evening of Nov. 17.
¯Community Thanksgiving meal and service — 5 p.m., Nov. 19, The Salvation Army, 9 S. Dorcas St., Lewistown. Free meal open to the community. To register, call (717) 248-8338 by Nov. 17.
¯Centers in Motion Christmas activities –9 a.m., Dec. 7, at the Milroy firehouse. Cookies, punch, optional craft, turkey dinner at 11:45 a.m., Christmas music. Donation: $10; reservations and payment due Nov. 20. Contact: Randie Warner, (717) 242-0315, ext. 127, email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
¯Free Thanksgiving Day meal –11 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 23, New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham. Meal is open to the community. Take-out meals are available. Deliveries are offered in the Mifflin County area only for shut-ins. Reservations for deliveries must be made by Nov. 20. To reserve, call (717) 242-1481.
¯Centers in Motion bus trip –Reservations and payment deadline is Nov. 22 for the Mifflin-Juniata Area Agency on Aging’s Centers in Motion trip to see “Guess Who’s Coming to Christmas,” at Rainbow’s Comedy Playhouse on Dec. 11. More information: Randi Warner, (717) 242-0315, ext. 127.
¯Free Thanksgiving Day meal — 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Nov. 23, Beaver Lutheran Church, located along U.S. 522, between Beaver Springs and Beavertown. Take-out meals are available. Delivery and transportation to the church is available to residents of the West Snyder County area. Reservations are appreciated for large groups. Call (570) 658-2001 to arrange transportation or make reservations. Office hours are from 9 a.m.-noon, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.
¯Kiwanis Club annual pancake breakfast and Christmas parade — breakfast runs 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Dec. 2, First United Methodist Church, Third and Dorcas streets. The breakfast includes sausage and all-you-can-eat pancakes. Tickets are $6 for adults, $2 for children and can be purchased from Kiwanis members or at the door. The Christmas parade begins at 1 p.m., Chestnut and Dorcas streets. Those interested in participating can obtain an application at the Chamber of Commerce. Applications should be submitted to: Lewistown Kiwanis Club, P.O. Box 344, Lewistown, PA 17044 by Nov. 27. Rain date for Christmas parade is 1 p.m., Dec. 3. For more information call (717) 248-6713 or ( (717) 953-4122.
¯LulaRoe Bingo — 3:30 p.m., Nov. 25, East Waterford Fire Company. Doors open at 2:30 p.m., bingo starts at 3:30. Prizes are LulaRoe items. Tickets are $25 in advance, $30 at the door. All proceeds benefit the fire company. For more information, call (717) 40-5370 or (717) 497-3872.
Tuesday, Nov. 14
¯Fisher Sanyo breakfast –8:30 a.m., Dutch Country Inn, Milroy.
¯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.
¯Dominos — 9 a.m., Derry Township Senior Center, Yeagertown.
¯Lewistown High School Class of 1949 luncheon — noon, Vince’s Pizza and Family Restaurant, Burnham.
¯Learning guitar sessions –3-4 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Call: (717) 935-5246 or (717) 242-0453.
¯Generation 55 Plus Thanksgiving Feast — Doors open at 5 p.m.; eat at 5:30 p.m. at the Milroy Senior Center, 283 Broad Street, Milroy (former elementary school). Turkey, filling and dessert will be provided; bring a side dish.
¯Central PA Civil War Round Table turkey dinner meeting — 6 p.m., Mount Nittany United Methodist Church, 1500 E. Branch Road, State College. Lynn and Julianne Herman will speak on “The New Mexico Campaign and Battle of Glorietta Pass, the Gettysburg of the West.”
¯Book bingo — 6-8 p.m., Mifflin County Junior High School cafeteria. Admission is free, and all MCJHS students and parents are welcome to attend.
¯Music — 6-8 p.m., doors open at 5 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Music will be by Bluegrass Country Express.
¯Mifflin County 9-12 Tea Party meeting — 6:30 p.m., Mifflin County Library, Lewistown. Speaker: Bethann Mumford from Americans for Prosperity on federal tax reform bill. More information: (717) 363-0240.
¯Reedsville Truck Solutions meeting — 6:30-7:30 p.m., East Kish Presbyterian Church. All are welcome. Information: (717) 667-3740.
¯Survivors support group — 6:30 p.m., Coleman House, 26 W. Market St., Lewistown. More information: (717) 242-0317 or (717) 513-9406.
¯Mifflin-Juniata Arts Council meeting — 7 p.m., Gallery 3 West, 3 W. Market St., Lewistown.
¯Honoring veterans — 8 p.m., Masonic Lodge No. 203, 1 Masonic Lodge Dr., Lewistown. Program honoring veterans, refreshments. RSVP: Mike Bailor (717) 250-4352.
Wednesday, Nov. 15
¯Employers’ tax collection workshop — 10 a.m. or 4 p.m., Mifflin County School District Administration Building, Lewistown. Free workshop on local tax withholding for employers, sponsored by Keystone Collections Group. Employers can attend one of two sessions. No registration needed.
¯Kishacoquillas High School Class of 1965 luncheon — 11 a.m., Hoss’s, Lewistown.
¯Free lunch — doors open at 11:30 a.m., meal served from 1 p.m.-noon, Faith United Methodist Church, East Waterford. Meal will include baked pork chops, mashed potatoes and gravy, corn, dessert and coffee. Take-outs not available.
¯Derry Township Class of 1950 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Bel-Vue Inn, Reedsville.
¯O.R. Gang lunch — noon, JP Edwards.
¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1967 luncheon — 1 p.m., Big Daddy’s Grill n Chill. All class members, spouses, significant others and friends are invited.
¯Low-impact exercise class — 1 p.m., McVeytown United Methodist Church.
¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1957 meeting — 5 p.m., Smitty’s Sports Bar, Milroy. All class members, spouses and guests are welcome. For more information call (717) 248-3789.
¯Mifflin County Democratic Committee meeting — 6:30 p.m., Steel Workers Union Hall, 519 Electric Avenue, Lewistown. All Democrats welcome.
¯Mifflin County High School Senior Show — 7:30 p.m., Mifflin County High School. Admission is $2 for students and $3 for adults.
¯148th PA Volunteer Infantry, Company C, Civil War reenactment group meeting — 7:30 p.m., Hoss’s Steak and Seahouse, 1450 N. Atherton St., State College.
Thursday, Nov. 16
¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1966 lunch — 11 a.m., Burnham OIP. Class members, spouses and guests are welcome.
¯Kish Class of 1961 lunch — 11 a.m., Sal-Lee’s Dream, Strodes Mills.
¯Turkey dinner and bazaar — 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 4 p.m. until gone, Highland United Presbyterian Church, 11 Church Road, Newport. Traditional turkey dinner and all the trimmings. Cost is $13 for adults; $7 for children ages 5 to 12. Take-out adult meals will be available.
¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1960 lunch — noon, Bel-Vue Inn, Reedsville.
¯Lewistown High School Class of 1957 ladies luncheon –noon, J.P. Edwards, S. Logan Boulevard, Burnham.
¯Clothing and shoe donations — noon-3 p.m., Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown. A volunteer will be there to assist.
¯Grocery bingo — 1 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Bring a grocery item and $1.25 for bingo card. Benefits the senior center.
¯Bariatric surgery support group — 3:30-4:30 p.m., 310 Electric Ave., Suite 230, Lewistown. Session moderated by Clinical Dietitian Julie Thompson. More information: (717) 242-7099.
¯Alzheimer’s support group — 4 p.m., Richfield Senior Center. More information: (717) 694-3434
¯Milroy Lions spaghetti supper — 4-7 p.m. at White Memorial Church, Main St., Milroy. Menu includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, apple sauce, bread, drinks and homemade desserts. Charge is by donation only. Take-outs available.
¯Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 791 — 6 p.m., Burnham Lions Community Building, 403 First Ave., Burnham.
¯Preschool storytime — 6 p.m., Juniata County Library. For children ages 3 to 5.
¯Aerobics — 6-7 p.m., Hope Center, Bethel AME Church, Lewistown. Cost is $2 if not a member of the church.
¯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.
¯GriefShare recovery seminar and support group — 6:30-8:30 p.m., Pine Glen CMA Church, 1058 state Route 103 North, Lewistown. GriefShare features nationally-recognized experts on grief recovery topics. More information: Donna Youtzy, (717) 543-8968.
¯KeyStone Gamers — 6-9:30 p.m., Moose Family Center, 80 Brady Lane, Lewistown. Do not have to be a Moose member to join. More information: email@example.com.
¯Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 791 — 7 p.m., Burnham Lions Community Building, 403 First Ave., Burnham.
¯Mifflin County High School Senior Show — 7:30 p.m., Mifflin County High School. Admission is $2 for students and $3