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¯Kindergarten readiness workshops — 9 a.m. to noon, Jan. 13, Strodes Mills Elementary School; Jan. 27, Indian Valley Elementary School; Feb. 10, East Derry Elementary School; Feb. 24, Lewistown Elementary School. Free workshops for children entering kindergarten in the 2018-2019 school year and their parents. Sessions include math and literacy lessons. To register, call (717) 248-0148 ext. 2546.

¯Free Healthcare Preparation Class — 9-11 a.m., Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays starting Jan. 16, running for six weeks, PA CareerLink, MCIDC Plaza, Building 58, 6395 State Route 103 N., Lewistown. Prepares students to pursue education as LPN, CNA, EMT, etc. Offered by TIU11 Community Education and Workforce Services. Call (717) 248-4942 extension 145 before Jan. 12.

¯Free English Language Classes/Ingles comoe Segundo lenguaje clases — martes y jueves (Tuesdays and Thursdays), 12:30 a 3 p.m.; a patir del 18 de enero de 2018 (starting Jan. 18); En la PA CareerLink ®, MCIDC Plaza, Bldg. 58, 6395 SR103N, Lewistown PA, 17044 . Llamar a (RSVP to) Keith Mernin, (717) 248-4942, x116 antes del 12 de enero de 2018 (before Jan. 12).

¯PASR luncheon meeting — noon, Jan. 19, Body and Soul Community Center, Strodes Mills. RSVP: Pat Bell (717) 543-5219 by Jan. 16.

¯Food distribution — 10-11 a.m., Jan. 20, Turkey Valley United Methodist Church, on Route 235 in Millerstown, between Maze and Seven Stars. To be eligible, families must meet certain income guidelines. Call the Juniata County Food Pantry between Jan. 1-10 to sign up, (717) 436-9718.

¯Benefit spaghetti dinner — 4-6:30 p.m., LUMINA Center, 18 E. Third St., Lewistown. Cost: $7, adults; $4, children ages 6 to 12; free for children ages 5 and younger. Walk-ins are welcome, and take-outs are available. Includes spaghetti with meat sauce, salad, roll, dessert and beverage. Information: (717) 242-2888.

¯Relay for Life kick off dinner — 6 p.m., Jan. 20, Burnham Fire Company. Event to announce this year’s goal and celebrate the new year. Dinner will be catered by Kickin’ Catering, and include a deejay and raffles. Tickets are $10 and can be purchased by calling Amanda Peck at (717) 994-2273. Deadline to purchase tickets is Jan. 15.

¯Meat and grocery card bingo — doors open at 1 p.m., games start at 2 p.m., Jan. 21, Middleburg VFW Port 5640, Middleburg. Cost for 20 games is $20 in advance or $25 at the door. Tickets available at Cole’s Hardware, China Wok, Family Traditions Restaurant and Middleburg VFW Ports 5640. Tickets are available also by calling (570) 492-8292, (570) 837-7026 or (570) 837-3371. Benefits the Middleburg Area BSA Troop 415.

¯Kids Tennis Club for Grades 2-4 –5-6 p.m. Mondays in January and February at Indian Valley Elementary School, starting Jan. 15. No equipment needed; bring water bottle. More information: Edna Snook, (717) 248-1335.

Friday, Jan. 12

¯Free community breakfast — 7-8:30 a.m., New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham.

¯Blanket, coat and clothing drive — 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Lack Tuscarora EMS, 9320 Route 75 South, East Waterford, will serve as a drop location. Used or new blankets or coats will be delivered to homeless shelters in Lewistown and Harrisburg.

¯Beef and vegetable soup sale — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Lewistown. Soup is $4 a quart. To order, call (717) 543-5715 or (717) 248-0506.

¯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. Light lunch provided.

¯Beef and vegetable soup sale — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Lewistown. Soup is $4 a quart. To order, call (717) 543-5715 or (717) 248-0506.

Saturday, Jan. 13

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

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

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

¯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.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1965 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Burnham OIP. All classmates and spouses welcome.

¯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. RSVP: (717) 250-7121.

¯Saturday night concert series — 7 p.m., St. Mark Lutheran Church, Alfarata. Free live performances include: Jack Anderson at 7 p.m. and Dylan E. Miller at 8:15 p.m. Refreshments available. No cover charge. A free-will offering is accepted. Check Facebook.com/StMarkAlfarata for more information.

Sunday, Jan. 14

¯Community Soup and Sandwich lunch– 11 a.m.-1 p.m., McVeytown Firehouse. Hosted by the Boy Scout units of McVeytown. Donations will be accepted at the door for the meal. Donations support each youth’s scouting experience.

¯Roast beef dinner — 11 a.m.-2 p.m., McClure Volunteer Fire Company.

¯Country dance, square dance, round dance, line and two-step — 2- 5 p.m., Freeburg Community Center. Public invited. Beginners and families are welcome. Refreshments are available. Band will be The Outsiders. Donation at the door.

¯Free movie night — 6:30 p.m., Reedsville United Methodist Church, 60 E. Logan St., Reedsville. The movie is “A Long Way Off.” Refreshments will be served.

Monday, Jan. 15

¯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, with light lunch provided.

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

¯Kids Tennis Club for Grades 2-4 –5-6 p.m. Mondays in January and February at Indian Valley Elementary School, starting Jan. 15. No equipment needed; bring water bottle. More information: Edna Snook, (717) 248-1335.

¯Mifflin County Shrine Club meeting — dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m., Burnham OIP.

¯TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) — weigh-ins are from 6-6:45 p.m., meeting from 7-7:30 p.m., Yeagertown United Methodist Church, 7 N. Mann Ave., Yeagertown.

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