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¯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 email@example.com or Amanda Peck at firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your space. Also, bring a pack of diapers or baby wipes to be entered to win some diaper raffle prizes. (Ryland’s baby brother is due in May.)
¯Bingo — 1-4 p.m., June 10, Millerstown Moose, 109 W. Juniata Parkway, Millerstown. Benefits One Dog at a time. Doors open at noon. Advance tickets are $20. Tickets are $25 at the door. To purchase tickets, call (717) 856-3057 or email email@example.com.
¯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 www.LostCreekMennoniteChurch.org and preregister for each class by June 4.
¯Summer Day camp — 9 a.m.-3 p.m., June 18-22, Centre Lutheran Church, Mifflintown. Camp sponsored by the church in partnership with Camp Mount Luther. Children who have completed kindergarten through sixth grades are invited. Camp includes games, sports, Bible study, singing, crafts and worship. For more information or to register by June 13, call Tonya at (717) 436-8916. A fee of $10 is due
with registration. Financial aid is available.
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 www.bunkertownchurch.org.
¯Juniata Area Detachment of the Marine Corps League meeting — 7:30 p.m., American Legion, Mifflintown. More information: www.juniata687.org.
Friday, June 1
¯Free community breakfast — 7-8:30 a.m., New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham.
¯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.
¯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.
¯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.
Saturday, June 2
¯Indoor yard sale — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., First Church of the Brethren, 134 Shaw Ave., Lewistown.
¯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.
¯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.
¯Mifflin County Democratic Women’s Club — 10 a.m., Lewistown Business Center, the former Danks building, in the board room on the lower level. New members are welcome. More information: Cindy Kennedy, (717) 935-7462.
¯Chicken barbecue — ready at 11 a.m., West Granville Fire Co., Strodes Mills. Cost is $5 a half.
¯Summer Reading Kick Off Party — 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Mifflin County Library, Lewistown. Face painting, noon-2 p.m.; games, temporary tattoo station, bring a chair for music by Sasparilla, enter to win a Kindle Fire HD, Fitness Run with the U.S. Army, Brownie Contest (bring your coins to vote for your favorite), free popcorn, hot dogs, snow cones and cookies.
¯Lewistown High School Class of 1947 — noon, Hoss’s, Lewistown, celebrating 71st year of their high school graduation. More information: (717) 248-1258.
¯Maple Grove Sunday School Ice Cream Festival — 4 p.m., Licking Creek Valley.
¯Drive-thru ham and beef pot pie — 4 p.m., Rescue Hose Co. No 20 truck room, 222 S. Sassafras St., Beavertown. All pot pie will be sold by the quart and for take-out only. Proceeds benefit the fire company.
¯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.
¯Old Time fun –6 p.m., Allensville Fire Hall and grounds. 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.
¯CPDA ballroom dance — 7-10 p.m., State College Friends School, 1900 University Drive. Music by Zupe. Bring nut-free snack to share. Non-alcoholic beverages provided. Cost: $20.