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¯Chicken barbeque –noon, June 16, Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 S. Main St., Milroy. Chicken only, no meals. Cost is $5 per half. Only doing 240 halves, so order early. Orders must be placed by 7 p.m. on June 15. To order, call (717) 667-3438 or (717) 437-5818. Please leave a message if no answer.

¯Father’s Day meal — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., June 17, Fayette Fire Company, McAlisterville. Buffet includes barbecue chicken and ribs. Price includes meal, drink and dessert. Eat in or take-outs available. Adult and child pricing. To reserve seating for large groups, call (717) 463-2761.

¯Preventive health event — June 18, Lewistown Community Center. Life Line Screening will host its affordable, non-invasive and painless health screenings. Five screenings will be offered that scan for potential health problems. Screenings cost $149 or $139 for members. All five screenings take 60-90 minutes. To register and receive a $10 discount of any package priced above $129, call (888) 653-6441 or visit or text the word circle to 797979.

¯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.

¯Driver Safety Class –noon-4:30 p.m., June 18-19, Valley View Retirement Center Chapel, Belleville. Class will be held in the chapel basement. Instructor is Nancy Simmons. Discount offered to those completing the two 4-hour classes every three years. Additional money-saved in tips will be discussed. There is no test. Registration cost is $20 per person or $15 for AARP members. Bring membership card and driver’s license to class. To register, call (717) 667-2763 or (717) 935-2700.

¯Ace the interview — 10-11:30 a.m., June 19, PA CareerLink Mifflin County. Seminar will help with answering difficult questions during an interview to prepare jobseekers for the interview process. To register, call (717) 248-4942.

¯Lewistown Kiwanis blueberry sale –4-8 p.m., June 26, near Geisinger Cardiology, Logan Boulevard, Burnham. Ten pounds for $27. To order by June 23, call (717) 899-7478 or (717) 248-2280.

¯Unleashing the power in your phone — 10-11:30 a.m., June 27, PA CareerLink Mifflin County. Presented by Cricket Wireless. Tap into the power and utility of your android and iPhones by learning the basics of everything from simple navigation and messaging to photo storage and third party app usage. To register, call (717) 248-4942.

Wednesday, June 13

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1951 luncheon–11:30 a.m., Sal-Lee’s Dreams, 8585 US-522, Lewistown (Strodes Mills.)

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

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1959 luncheon–11:30 a.m., Hoss’s, Lewistown.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1956 luncheon –noon, Angelo’s Hollow Inn, 5801 Route 103, Lewistown. Class members and guests are invited.

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

¯Military Benefits Programs presentation–6-8 p.m., Pennsylvania National Guard Readiness Center, 518 Municipal Drive, Duncansville. No reservations necessary. Anyone with questions about their military service and benefits is encouraged to attend. Bring a family member or guest. For more information, call Ken Hollen at (814) 942-5391.

¯Addressing Addiction–6:30 p.m., First Baptist Church, 111 E. Third St., Lewistown. “Compassion for the addict and their family.” Presenter is Ashley High. Moderator is Charlie Stump. For more information, call (814) 380-1489.

¯148th Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry Regiment, Company C, Civil War Reenactment Group meeting–7:30 p.m., Hoss’s Steak and Sea Restaurant, 1450 North Atherton St., State College. The reenactors will be discussing their summer Civil War reenacting schedule to include the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Gettysburg on July 5 through 8.

Thursday, June 14

¯West Snyder High School Class of 1968 breakfast — 9:30 a.m., Vince’s Pizza and Family Restaurant, Beaver Springs. Members and guests are welcome.

¯Senior gathering — 9:30 a.m.-noon, Faith United Methodist Church, Main Street, East Waterford. Event will include activities, guest speakers and snacks. Enter at the fellowship door at the back of the church. Information: (717) 734-2330.

¯Free community indoor picnic — noon, Rhodes Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Highland Ave., Lewistown. Use the doors at the rear of the church. Menu will be hot dogs, potato salad, macaroni salad, baked beans, desserts and beverages. No take-outs.

¯Clothing and shoe donations — noon-3 p.m., Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown. A volunteer will be there to assist.

¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1965 luncheon — noon, Burnham OIP.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1960 luncheon–12:30 p.m., Bel-Vue Restaurant.

¯Grocery bingo — 1 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Bring a grocery item and $1.25 for bingo card. Benefits the senior center.

¯Meat raffle — 6 p.m., Lack Tuscarora EMS, East Waterford. Doors open at 6 p.m., drawing at 7 p.m. All varieties of meats offered.

¯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.

Friday, June 15

¯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.

¯American Red Cross blood drive–1-6:30 p.m., Spring Run Church.

¯American Red Cross blood drive–1:30-6:30 p.m., Fayette Lions Den, McAlisterville.

¯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