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¯LHS Class of 1958 breakfast — 9 a.m., Sal-Lee’s, Strodes Mills. Reservations: (717) 935-2033 or (717) 667-2389 by noon Jan. 5.

¯Food distribution — 10-11 a.m., Jan. 20, Turkey Valley United Methodist Church, on state Route 235 in Millerstown, between Maze and Seven Stars. To be eligible, families must meet certain income guidelines. Call the Juniata County Food Pantry by Jan. 10 to sign up, (717) 436-9718.

Tuesday, Jan. 2

¯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.

¯Standard Steel Retirees breakfast club — 9 a.m., Sal-Lee’s Dream, Strodes Mills.

¯Blood drive — 1:30-7 p.m., Allensville Community Hall.

Wednesday, Jan. 3

¯Free Community lunch — 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Hope Center, Bethel AME Church, North Juniata Street, Lewistown.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1941 lunch — noon, Sal-Lee’s Restaurant, Strodes Mills. All members and guests welcome.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1952 luncheon — noon, Burnham OIP.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1953 lunch — noon, Vince’s Restaurant, Burnham. Graduates, nongraduates and spouses are welcome.

¯Blood drive — noon-6 p.m., Belleville Community Hall.

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

¯Parkinson’s Support Group — 2 p.m., Hope Center, Bethel AME Church, Lewistown. All are welcome.

¯Lewistown-Granville High School Class of 1967 dinner — 6 p.m., Bel-Vue Inn, Reedsville.

¯VFW Post No. 7011 meeting — 6 p.m., VFW Post No. 7011, Lewistown.

¯Juniata Watershed Alliance annual business meetings — 6:30 p.m., Farm Service Center conference room, 146 Stoney Creek Drive, Mifflintown.

Thursday, Jan. 4

¯Machine Shop No. 1 Retirees breakfast — 8 a.m., Dutch Country Inn, Milroy.

¯Fairmont Retirees and Former Employees breakfast — 9 a.m.,Vince’s Pizza and Family Restaurant, 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.

¯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. More information:

¯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.

¯American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 298 meeting — 7 p.m., American Legion, Mifflintown.