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¯Cybersecurity, staying safe online — 10-11 a.m., Wednesday, PA CareerLink, MCIDC Plaza, Lewistown. Keeping information safe and secure online is vitally important for all of us. Learn about using secure websites, creating strong passwords, social media dos 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

¯Budgeting basics — 1-2 p.m., Wednesday, PA CareerLink, MCIDC Plaza, Lewistown. 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

¯Painting for Ryland fundraiser–1-3 p.m., June 3, Evolution Art Center. Ryland Ertley, 3, was diagnosed with Burkett’s Lymphoma in February 2018. He is undergoing treatments at the Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, so join us for painting party to help support the Ertley family. Tickets are $35 a person and include instruction, supplies and snacks. Email Kathleen Edwards at or Amanda Peck at to reserve your space. Also, bring a pack of diapers or baby wipes to be entered to win some great diaper raffle prizes! (Ryland’s baby brother is due in May.)

¯Summer art camp — 6:30-8:30 p.m., June 18-20, Lost Creek Mennonite Church, Mifflintown. Five art classes available for children and adults. Find more information at and preregister for each class by June 4.

Wednesday, May 30

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

¯Grief Support Group — 2 p.m., Home Nursing Agency, 129 S. Main St., Suite T, Lewistown. More information: Pastor John Walters, (717) 248-4593.

Thursday, May 31

¯Standard Steel Melt Shop retirees breakfast–8:30 a.m., Yetters Restaurant, McVeytown.

¯KrautKramer, Emerson, AGFA, G.E. retirees’ breakfast — 8:30 a.m., Sal-Lee’s Dream, Strodes Mills.

¯Blood drive –10:30 a.m.- 3 p.m., Walmart, Lewistown.

¯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.

¯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.

¯Triumphant Quartet — 7:30 p.m., Bunkertown Church of the Brethren, 52 Bunkertown Road, McAlisterville. Free will offering will be taken. Information: call (717) 463-3572 or

¯Juniata Area Detachment of the Marine Corps League meeting — 7:30 p.m., American Legion, Mifflintown. More information:

Friday, June 1

¯Indoor yard sale — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., First Church of the Brethren, 134 Shaw Ave., Lewistown. New items.

¯Play group–10 a.m., Mifflin County Library, Lewistown. Group is for children ages 1 to 3 years old and their siblings. Bring a snack to share.

¯Night of music — 6-8 p.m., Milroy Senior Center, 283 Broad St., Milroy. Unusual Suspects will play bluegrass, country and gospel tunes. Kitchen opens at 5 p.m. $2 donation at the door.