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¯Building and repairing credit–10-11 a.m., July 25, PA CareerLink Mifflin County. Review how to check your credit, what good credit looks like, healthy ways to build credit, items that negatively impact credit and steps to repair damaged credit. Call (717) 248-4942 to reserve a seat.

¯Chicken barbecue–ready at noon, July 28, Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 S. Main St., Milroy. Chicken only, no meals. Cost is $5 per half. Only making 240 halves. To order, call (717) 667-3438 or (717) 437-5818. Leave message if no answer. Place order before 7 p.m. on July 27.

¯Middleburg Kiwanis 5K run–9 a.m., Aug. 11, Middleburg Firemen’s Field. Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. Event sponsored by the Middleburg Area Kiwanis Club and the Susquehanna Ridge Runners Club. Male and female and age divisions. Benefits the Seven Bridges District Scout Units and many Middleburg area community youth groups. Prizes for first, second and third place. Information: (570) 847-8524; (570) 837-3371; visit Middleburg Kiwanis 5K on Facebook or email or Early registration by Aug. 4 is $25 and includes a free t-shirt.

Tuesday, July 24

¯Coffee time–8:30-11 a.m., McVeytown United Methodist Church, the tan church on Queen St. Check McVeytown UMC Facebook page for cancellations or updates.

¯Music, music, music–10-11 a.m., 6065 U.S. Highway 522 South, McVeytown. Singing and easy listening to records.

¯Free community meal–11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham. Menu includes pork barbecue sandwiches, baked macaroni and cheese, assorted desserts and drinks.

¯Charity knitting circle–1-3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. New members welcome. More information: (717) 242-1591.

¯Friends of Mifflin County Library meeting–5:30 p.m., Mifflin County Library. Public is welcome to attend.

¯Break Bread Together dinner–5:30 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 21 S. Main St., Lewistown.

¯Country Roots–6-8 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Bring snack to share. Doors open at 5 p.m.

¯Free pool party–6-8 p.m., Rec Park Pool, Lewistown. Sponsored by the Community Support Program, a coalition of mental health survivors, their families and friends, advocates and professionals.

¯Survivors support group–6:30 p.m., Coleman House, 26 W. Market St., Lewistown. More information: (717) 242-0317 or (717) 513-9406.

Wednesday, July 25

¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1961 luncheon–11:30 a.m., Burnham OIP. Grads, non-grads, spouses and guests are welcome.

¯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.

¯Free ham and cheese hoagie luncheon–12 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 200 E. Third St., Lewistown. Call 717-248-1011 for transportation by 12 p.m., July 24.

Thursday, July 26

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

¯Kishacoquillas High School Class of 1966 brunch–10 a.m., Sal-Lee’s Dream, Strodes Mills.

¯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.

¯Support group meeting for parents of special needs children–7 p.m., Juniata County School District administrative office meeting room, 146 Weatherby Way, Mifflintown. Presenter: Kim Brown, educational consultant with Tuscarora Intermediate Unit 11. Question-and-answer session and informal discussion to follow presentation. Information: Jill Condo, director of special education at (717) 436-2111, ext. 5001 or via email at Sponsored by Juniata County School District.

¯The Susquehanna Civil War Roundtable–7 p.m. at the Degenstein Library, 40 S. 5th St., Sunbury. Presentation entitled “Texas and the War for Southern Independence” featuring Civil War historian and author Mark Vogl. Join us in hearing Mark discuss ten different aspects of the Civil War as it relates to Texas. For further information, contact Greg Kline at (717) 571-6877.

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