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¯Applying to Penn State–9:30-10:30 a.m. presentation, 10:30-11:30 a.m. lab, May 22, PA CareerLink, MCIDC Plaza. Learn about Penn State’s application preferences, tips and hints to make your applications stand out. Use the lab time to search and apply to positions, Review and adjust your resume for Penn State. All workshops are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required by calling (717) 248-4942 or registering only at www.jobgateway.pa.gov.

¯Nittany Valley benefit dinner –noon to 8 p.m., May 25, 125 Fire House Lane, Howard. Dinner to feature traditional Amish home cooked wedding style meal. Reserve tickets are encouraged for the eight time slots. Adults, $18; seniors (65 and older), $16; children (11-17), $16; children (5-10), $5; children (4 and under), free when accompanied by adults. All-you-can-eat and drink. Take-outs available. To reserve tickets or for more information, call (814) 383-2008 or (814) 349-4387. Quilts and crafts will be sold at a benefit auction on May 26. Proceeds from the meal and auction help offset the medical expenses for families within the community in time of need.

¯Chicken BBQ–ready at noon, May 26, Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 South Main St., Milroy. $5 per half. Chicken only, no meals. To order, call (717) 667-3438 or (717) 437-5818. Please leave message if no answer. Please place order before 7 p.m. on May 25. Only doing 240 halves, so place orders early before chicken runs out.

¯Job searching with a criminal background–10-11:30 a.m., May 29, PA CareerLink, MCIDC Plaza. Review your state court record, learn how to present your skills and determine methods to address and clear your history. Presented by Robin Foor, Managing Attorney, MidPenn Legal. All workshops are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required. Pre-registration is required by calling 717-248-4942 or registering only at www.jobgateway.pa.gov.

¯Cybersecurity, staying safe online–10-11 a.m., May 30, PA CareerLink, MCIDC Plaza. Keeping information safe and secure online is vitally important for all of us. Learn about using secure websites, creating strong passwords, social media do’s and don’ts and tips for safely shopping online. All workshops are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required by calling 717-248-4942 or registering only at www.jobgateway.pa.gov.

¯Budgeting basics–1-2 p.m., May 30, PA CareerLink, MCIDC Plaza. Presented by PSECU. Learn how to build a better budget by avoiding/eliminating negative revolving debt, preparing for the future, and outlining our budgeting goal. Learn methods to pay off debt. All workshops are free and open to the public. Pre-registration is required by calling 717-248-4942 or registering only at www.jobgateway.pa.gov.

¯Old Time fun –starts at 4:30 p.m., June 2, Allensville Fire Hall and grounds. Barbecue dinner, cake walk and square dance. Dinner tickets are $10 and must be purchased by May 21. To order, call (717) 483-6924 or (717) 935-5614. Admission to the square dance with a live band and caller is free. Dinner is from 4:30-6 p.m.; cake walk at 6 p.m.; and square dance from 7-9 p.m. Sponsored by the Kish Valley Historical Society. The museum and barn will be open from 2-4 p.m. All proceeds benefit the society.

Friday, May 18

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

¯Soup and bake sale — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., United Methodist Church, 128 N. Orange St., Beavertown. Hotdogs will also be available. Proceeds benefit the church.

¯Indoor yard sale — 8:30 a.m.-1 p.m., The Salvation Army, 9 S. Dorcas St., Lewistown.

¯14th annual book sale — 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Beavertown Library, Walnut Street, Beavertown. All items priced individually or purchase a tote bag full of books for $10.

¯“Big Bang” band performance–9 a.m.-12 p.m. Hosted by American Legion Post 298 in Mifflintown.

¯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.

¯Hoagie sale — ready at 10:30 a.m., Arch Rock Community Hall, across from the Arch Rock United Methodist Church. Benefits the church. Ham and cheese or turkey and cheese. Eat in or take out. To place a large order, call Dottie Specht at (717) 436-2882 and leave message.

¯Juniata County Christian Homeschoolers’ end-of-year picnic –noon, Fayette Community Park, McAlisterville. Homeschooling families in Juniata County are invited to attend. Potluck meal will include a trip to the firehall to hear a demonstration from the firemen at 1 p.m. Guests do not need to be a member of JCCH to attend. For more information, call Bobbi Graybill at (717) 463-2656 or visit www.homeschool-life.com/PA/JCCH.

¯Bluegrass Country Express with jam session — 5 p.m. kitchen opens, 6-9 p.m. band performs, 6:30 p.m. jam session, Four Seasons Senior Center, CJEMS Lane, state Route 35, Mifflintown. Food sales benefit the senior center. Admission is $2. Information: (717) 436-6847.

¯Jam session — 6 p.m., Four Seasons Senior Center, CJEMS Lane, Route 35 North, Mifflintown. Featuring Country Boy, formerly known at Bluegrass Country Express. Kitchen opens at 5:30 p.m. Band starts at 6 p.m., jam session starts at 6:30 p.m. Admission is a $2 donation. Information: (717) 436-6847.

Saturday, May 19

¯Soup and bake sale — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., United Methodist Church, 128 N. Orange St., Beavertown. Hotdogs will also be available. Proceeds benefit the church.

¯Car, craft and motorcycle show — 9 a.m., Moose Family Center, 80 Brady Lane, Lewistown. Open to the public. Craft show inside from 9 a.m.-3 p.m., car show registration from 11 a.m.-3 p.m., awards presented at 4 p.m. Registration is $15. Big wheel races at 1 p.m. and bring your own ride. Held rain or shine. Food vendors available. Information: Call Nathan Prough at (717) 994-6954 or Fred Grassmyer at (717) 248-8583.

¯Clothing and shoe donations — 9 a.m.-noon, Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown. A volunteer will be there to assist.

¯Clothing closet — 9 a.m.-noon, Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown. Free soup and sandwiches available.

¯Shoe bank — 9 a.m.-noon, Grace United Methodist Church, Lewistown.

¯14th annual book sale — 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Beavertown Library, Walnut Street, Beavertown. All items priced individually or purchase a tote bag full of books for $10. Free drawing for two tote bags of books at 11 a.m.

¯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.

¯Homemade ice cream — starting at 10 a.m., Beavertown Borough Building. Event benefits the Beavertown Historical Society.

¯Community festival — 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Myers Park, near the Juniata County Library, Mifflintown. Family event to include food, music and activities for everyone.

¯Saint Vincent DePaul Society Sacred Heart community meal–11 a.m.-1 p.m., doors open at 10 a.m., Sacred Heart School cafeteria. Hoagies on the menu, bingo to follow the meal.

¯Spaghetti benefit supper –4-6 p.m., Barrville Mennonite Church. Benefits James Hostetler family. Donations appreciated. No take-outs.

¯Keystone State Muscle Cars weekly cruise in — 5-8:30 p.m., Milroy exit off of Route 322, across from Tom’s Service Plaza. All events are free and all cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc. are welcome.

¯DJ Sammy Roselle –9 p.m., Milroy American Legion Post 287.

Sunday, May 20

¯Juniata County Dairy Princess pageant — 1:30 p.m., Walker Grange, Mexico. Refreshments will be served following the pageant.

¯Susquehanna Valley Spinners and Weavers Guild — social time begins at 1:30 p.m., meeting begins at 2 p.m., Mifflinburg Masonic Lodge, 361 Chestnut St., Mifflinburg. Visitors and potential members welcome. Visit www.svswg.org for additional information and view a list of upcoming programs. Call Joyce Carnall at (570) 541-5619 for more information.

¯Free community meal — 4-5 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lewistown.

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