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¯Ace the face to face — 1-3 p.m. Monday, PA CareerLink, MCIDC Plaza, Lewistown. Fourth in a four part ‘Prepare for the Job Fair’ workshop series. Learn how to make a good first impression, review job fair etiquette, the role of interview preparation, the skills necessary to confidently conduct an interview and the follow up process. Free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required by emailing or register online at

¯Mifflin County Republican Committee spring banquet — April 12, Union Township Activity Center, 95 N. Penn St., Belleville. Social begins at 5:30 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. Tickets cost $25 per person or $45 per couple. More information: Lisa Nancollas at (717) 437-1327. RSVP by April 1.

¯Rotary Club of Lewistown Chesapeake Style Seafood Dinner — 5-7 p.m., April 12, Moose Family Center, 80 Brady Lane, Lewistown. Menu: Crab cakes, scallops, shrimp, breaded fish, baked potato with butter, coleslaw, applesauce, cake, iced tea, lemonade and coffee. Tickets: $25 each. Take-out begins at 5:30 p.m. Event includes silent auction and entertainment by John White. Proceeds benefit bus shelter in downtown Lewistown and other Rotary projects. See Rotary member for tickets.

¯Ham pot pie sale — orders being taken until April 2. Sale will be at 1 p.m., April 12, at Trinity United Methodist Church, 428 S. Main St., Lewistown. Quarts only and take-out containers will be provided. Cost is $7 per quart. To order, call (717) 248-6291, (717) 242-1195 or (717) 248-4169.

¯Wellness seminar — Registration required by April 5. The event will be held 9 a.m. to noon April 7 at Calvary Bible Church, 100 Calvary Lane, Lewistown. Sessions will include topics on eating for a better metabolism and behavior changes for success with weight management. To register: (717) 248-5409 or Donations will be accepted at the event to benefit Camp Sonshine, a nonprofit ministry of BCM International.

¯Spring into a Healthier You — 9 a.m.-noon, April 7, Calvary Bible Church, 100 Calvary Lane, Lewistown. A nutrition and wellness education session presented by Dr. Virginia Wray, weight management physician. Two learning sessions followed by question and answer session. Seating is limited. To register, call (717) 248-5409 or

¯LHS Class of ’58 breakfast — 9 a.m., April 7, Sal-lee’s Dream. Make reservations, call Jack at (717) 935-2033 or Theresa at (717) 667-2389 by noon on April 6.

¯Lewistown After Five dinner meeting — 6:30 p.m., April 9, Dutch Country Inn Restaurant, Milroy. Cost is $13. Feature is Big Valley Thrift and Gift and speaker is Robin Luftig – ‘A Stone’s Throw from Grace.’ RSVP by April 5 by calling (717) 248-0238.

¯Chicken corn soup, bake and yard sale — 8 a.m.-3 p.m., April 6, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, Lewistown. To order soup, call (717) 248-0506 or (717) 543-5715 by April 4. To rent a space at the yard sale for $10, call (717) 248-9903 or (717) 248-0506 by April 4.

¯Chicken barbecue and bake sale — 4 p.m., April 14, Troxelville Community Hall. Eat in or take out. Platters are $9 and include chicken half, macaroni salad, baked beans, applesauce and roll. Chicken half only is $5. Catered by Midd-West FFA. To purchase tickets, call (570) 765-8598.

Saturday, March 31

¯All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet — 7-10 a.m., Richfield United Church of Christ. Adults, $7; children ages 6-12, $3.50.

¯Indoor yard sale — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Holy Communion Lutheran Church, Main Street, Yeagertown.

¯Free community breakfast — 8:30-10 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Lewistown.

¯Blood drive — 9 a.m.- 2 p.m., Bethel AME Church, Lewistown.

¯Burnham Troop 6 and Pack 6 Easter Flower Sale — along Logan Boulevard, across from Vince’s Pizza.

¯Third Annual Spring Craft Fair — 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Mifflin County Youth Park, Reedsville. Fair hosted by Mifflin County 4-H. Free admission and parking. Event features handmade gifts, crafts and foods from local vendors and activities for kids. Vendor spaces are available. Information: (717) 248-9618.

¯Easter egg hunt– 9 a.m., Tuscarora Junior High School, Mifflintown. The event is hosted by Union Lodge No. 324, Mifflintown.

¯Peanut butter egg sale — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., in front of Friendship Bookstore, Burnham. Maitland Church of the Brethren is holding a fundraiser for the church’s National Youth Conference.

¯Boy Scouts Easter flower sale — 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Andrea’s Pizza, Lewistown. Proceeds will benefit Boy Scout Troop 2.

¯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.

¯Easter egg hunt — 10 a.m., Burnham Jamboree Field. The event is hosted by the Burnham Lions Club.

¯Easter egg hunt — 10 a.m.-noon, Mifflintown Playground. For children ages 1 to 12. Sponsored by the Sons of the American Legion Post 298.

¯Family Flick ‘n Fun Day — 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Mt. Bethel Church of McClure. Crafts, activities, watching the movie, “Horton Hears a Who” and eating hot dogs for lunch. Event is free. Information: call (570) 658-3563.

¯Easter egg hunt — 11 a.m., behind Wilson’s Store on Juniata Terrace. Sponsored by Terrace Tigers Football and Cheer. 2018 football and cheer sign-ups will also be available.

¯Easter egg hunt — 1 p.m., Lack Tuscarora EMS, East Waterford. For children up to 12 years old. All children will be entered to win a bike along with other prizes. The Easter bunny will be on the grounds for pictures.

¯Easter egg hunt — 1 p.m., old Yeagertown football field on the hill. Hunt sponsored by Yeagertown Lions Club. Children ages 1-12 are welcome to take part. Rain or shine.

¯Easter egg hunt — 2 p.m., Elmcroft Senior Living, 55 Carriage Lane, Reedsville. Children of all ages are welcome. In the event of inclement weather, the egg hunt will be held inside.

¯Good Friday service — 7 p.m., Rhodes Memorial United Methodist Church, Lewistown. The Tenebrae service will feature the drama, “I was there.” The combined choirs of two churches, known as Together in Praise, will provide the anthems.

Sunday, April 1

¯Free community Easter meal — 1-3 p.m., Coleman House, Lewistown. Ham and all the trimmings. Deliveries 11 a.m. to noon. Reservations: (717) 250-7620.

Monday, April 2

¯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.

¯ UPS retired employees breakfast — 9 a.m., JP’s Pancake House, Mifflintown. Information: (717) 667-9222

¯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.

¯Juniata County Library board of trustees meeting — 5:45 p.m., Juniata County Library, Mifflintown.

¯BonTon Golden Oldies meeting — 6 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.

Tuesday, April 3

¯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.

¯Big Valley Thrift and Gift Shop bag days — 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Big Valley Thrift and Gift Shop, 35 Walnut St., Belleville. Cost is $6 per supplied bag. All sales final. Proceeds benefit Mennonite Central Committee. Information: call (717) 935-5233.

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

¯Learning guitar sessions — 3-4 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Call: (717) 935-5246 or (717) 242-0453.

¯Country Boy — 6-8 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Doors open at 5 p.m. Bring a snack to share. Open mic.

¯Central PA Civil War Round Table meeting — 7 p.m., PA Military Museum auditorium, 51 Boal Ave., Boalsburg. Don Ernsberger will speak on ‘Pettigrew/Trimble Charge at Gettysburg.’ Information: (814) 861-0770.