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¯Cinderella’s Closet — 4-6 p.m., each Thursday and Sunday through March 29, Church Hill United Methodist Church, Reedsville. Formal dress give-away for proms and other events. The closet will be open from 4-6 p.m., Thursdays and Sundays. Information: Timi Narehood at (717) 348-1170.

¯PASR meeting — March 17, Body and Soul Community Center, Strodes Mills. Program by Phil and Joan Loewen. RSVP by noon on March 13. Sue Pierce at (717) 667-3344.

¯Chicken pie supper — 4 p.m., March 17, Granville United Methodist Church. Cost is $8. Take-out available. Menu to include potatoes, filling, gravy, slaw or applesauce, dessert and drink (if eating in). To order, call (717) 348-1590.

¯Juniata Jaguars softball and Wings of Kindness cash bingo — 5:30 p.m., March 17, Mifflintown Fire Hall. Doors open at 4 p.m. Bingo benefits the team and Wings of Kindness. Kitchen open. Choice of 6, 9, 12, or 18 cards, 16 games for $60. Four specials, $100 each. Junior jackpot is $500. Jackpot is $1,000. Tickets is $30 per person. Only 150 tickets sold. To order, call Bub Walton at (717) 856-1293.

¯Vera Bradley/Thirty-one/Longaberger bingo — March 18, Burnham Lions Club building. Doors open at noon, games begin at 1 p.m. Raffle table, extra games and concession stand available. Advance tickets: $20 ($25 at door). Tickets or information: (717) 247-7989.

¯Nittany Valley Benefit dinner — noon to 7 p.m., March 24, 125 Fire House Lane, Howard. Buffet style meal with pulled roasted chicken and filling, ham, sides and desserts. All-you-can-eat and drink. Benefits two parochial schools. Eight time slots available. To purchase tickets, call (814) 383-2008 or (814) 349-4387.

¯Soup sale — 11 a.m., March 24, Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 S. Main St., Milroy. Vegetable beef, ham bean, beef barley and chicken noodle. Soup is $3.50 a quart. To order, call (717) 667-6530 before 7 p.m. on March 23.

¯Burnham Troop 6 and Pack 6 Easter Flower Sale — March 30 and 31 along Logan Boulevard, across from Vince’s Pizza. To preorder, call (717) 242-8777.

¯Mifflin County 4-H strawberry plant sale — plants come in bundles of 25 of single variety. Cost: $7.50 per bundle. Orders/payment due to Mifflin County Extension Office by March 16. Plant pickup: April 11. Information: Extension office at (717) 248-9618.

Tuesday, March 13

¯ 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.

¯Good Eggs sale — 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. Peanut butter, coconut cream and butter cream eggs. Eggs are 80 cents each. To order, call (717) 242-1539.

¯Country Roots –6-8 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. Bring a snack to share.

¯Mifflin County 9-12 tea party meeting — 6:30 p.m., Mifflin County Library, Lewistown. Speakers for this month and next are candidates for 82nd Legislative District. More information: (717) 363-0240.

¯Nittany Valley Writers Network meets — 6:30 p.m., Schlow Library’s community room, State College. Author J. L. Delozier will speak on “Things Editors Hate: Rookie manuscript mistakes and how to avoid them.” The event is free and open to the public. All writers are welcome. Information:

¯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.

Wednesday, March 14

¯Derry Township Class of 1950 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Bel-Vue Inn, Reedsville.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1951 lunch — 11:30 a.m., Sal-Lee’s.

¯Lenten luncheon — noon, Grace United Methodist Church, 101 Logan St., Lewistown.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1958 lunch — noon, Sal-Lee’s Dream, Strodes Mills. All members, spouses and friends are welcome.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1956 luncheon — noon, Kountry Kitchen Restaurant, 6052 U.S. Highway 522 South, McVeytown.

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

¯Central PA Pink Connection’s breast cancer support group — 7 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. Theme: “Time to Shine,” includes make-and-take craft. More information: Su Salvatore (717) 994-5577.

¯148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Civil War Reenactment Group meeting — 7:30 p.m., Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, 1450 N. Atherton St., State College. Discussion on meeting of the United States Volunteers Brigade and Civil War reenacting events in 2018. Information: Lynn Herman (814) 861-0770.

Thursday, March 15

¯Good Eggs sale — 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. Peanut butter, coconut cream and butter cream eggs. Eggs are 80 cents each. To order, call (717) 242-1539.

¯Chief Logan Class of 1966 lunch — 11 a.m., Burnham OIP.

¯Kishacoquillas High School Class of 1961 lunch — 11 a.m., Honey Creek Inn, Reedsville. If schools close due to weather, luncheon will be canceled.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1957 ladies luncheon — noon, China Garden Buffet, 112 Electric Ave., Lewistown.

¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1960 luncheon — noon, Bel-Vue Inn, Reedsville.

¯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.

¯Blood drive –1:30-6 p.m., Milroy Fire Co.

¯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

¯Cinderella’s Closet– 4-6 p.m., Church Hill United Methodist Church, Reedsville. Formal dress give-away for proms and other events. Information: Timi Narehood at (717) 348-1170.

¯ Milroy Lions spaghetti supper — 4-7 p.m. at White Memorial Church, Main St., Milroy. Menu includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, apple sauce, bread, drink 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.

¯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., Briscoe’s Coffee Shop. 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.