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¯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.

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:

Friday, July 27

¯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.

Saturday, July 28

¯All-you-can-eat breakfast–6-10 a.m., Bannerville Fire Co., 7547 Stage Road, McClure. Serving eggs made-to-order, bacon, scrapple, pancakes, French toast, homefries, sausage gravy, toast and drink. Adults, 12 and up, $8; kids, 6-11, $4; under five, free.

¯All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet–7-10 a.m., Richfield United Church of Christ, Richfield. Adults, $7; children age 6-12, $3.50.

¯Clothing closet–8-11 a.m., Beaver Lutheran Church, Beaver Springs.

¯Free community breakfast–8:30-10 a.m., Trinity 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.

¯Auto show–2-6 p.m., Wagner United Methodist Church, Route 522 North, half a mile past the Point Store. Cars, trucks, motorcycles invited to show for prizes. Registration fee is $5. Refreshments.

¯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.