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¯Reedsville Fire Co. gun raffle fundraiser — noon to 5 p.m., Aug. 25, Mifflin County Youth Park, Reedsville. Tickets are $10 per person. Wristbands required to enter grounds. Tickets available at Gib’s Service Station and Toot’s Place, both in Reedsville. Also available at the firehouse from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Aug. 14-17 and Aug. 21-24. Tickets also available day of drawing until 11:30 a.m. Information: call Abb Dalby at (717) 250-9844 from 10 a.m.-9 p.m., Tuesday through Friday.

¯Chicken barbecue — ready at noon, Aug. 25, Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 South Main St., Milroy. Cost if $5 per half chicken. Chicken only, no meals. Place order before 7 p.m. Aug. 24. To order, call (717) 667-3438 or (717) 437-5818. Leave a message if no answer.

¯Seasonal Ladies’ Crafting Day — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Aug. 25, Paintersville Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 3195 Back Maitland Road, Lewistown. Any craft that can be safely done indoors on a 3-4 foot table space is welcome. Bring your own extension cord, if necessary. Free lunch provided. All ladies welcome. Call (717) 543-5249 by Aug. 24 to reserve a space. Leave name, phone number and craft you are bringing.

¯Selling on eBay — 10 a.m.-noon, Aug. 29, PA CareerLink Mifflin County, MCIDC Plaza, Building 58, Lewistown. What should I sell? How do I ship it? How do I get paid? What does it cost? Local eBayers will share tips and show attendees how they can use eBay to declutter their homes and make a few dollars. Registration required by Aug. 27 by calling (717) 248-4942.

¯G.L.A.D. bingo — doors open at 5:30 p.m., games start at 6:30 p.m., Aug. 31, Brooklyn Hose Co, 218 S. Main St., Lewistown. Giving Love and Donations group sponsoring event. Kitchen will be open for food. Jackpot is $300. Up to 18 cards. Tickets are $25. To order, call Amber Strunk at (717) 250-9103.

¯Recently unemployed workshop — 10-11 a.m., Sept. 4, PA CareerLink Mifflin County, 6395 State Route 103 north, MCIDC Plaza, Building 58, Lewistown. The workshop provides information on different agencies that may assist unemployed workers. Some topics reviewed are unemployment compensation, health care options, budgeting, EBSA and surviving a layoff. To register, call (717) 248-4942 ext. 178 or dial 0 for the operator.

¯Meet the UC rep — 1-2 p.m., Sept. 4, PA CareerLink Mifflin County, 6395 State Route 103 north, MCIDC Plaza, Building 58, Lewistown. Nancy Smithbauer, workforce development representative, answers unemployment compensation questions for claimants and employers. Registration is not necessary for this event.

Thursday, Aug. 23

¯Milroy Senior Center indoor yard sale — 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the center, 283 Broad St., Milroy. Proceeds support seniors. More information: (717) 667-2547.

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

¯Mifflin County PASR “We’re Not Going Back to School” picnic — gather at 11:30 a.m., meal will begin at noon, Kish Park green pavilion. Chicken and water will be provided. Please bring a covered dish to share and a bingo gift if you’d like.

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

¯Blood drive — 12:30-6 p.m., First Methodist Church.

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

¯Snyder County Night Out — 4-7 p.m., East Snyder Park, Selinsgrove. The event focuses on the safety and well-being of the kids in the community. Free and open to the public; includes family-friendly activities, food and fun for all ages.

¯Aerobics — 6-7 p.m., Hope Center, Bethel AME Church, Lewistown. Cost is $2 if not a member of the church.

Friday, Aug. 24

¯ Milroy Senior Center indoor yard sale — 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at the center, 283 Broad St., Milroy. Proceeds support seniors. More information: (717) 667-2547.

¯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.

¯Free lunch for all — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., First Baptist Church, Mifflintown. Go the FMC building behind the church. No take outs.

Saturday, Aug. 25

¯All you can eat breakfast –6-10 a.m., Bannerville Fire Company. Also will have a Chinese auction. Tickets may be purchased from 5-9 p.m. Friday; and 6 a.m.-noon, Saturday. Drawing begins at 1 p.m. Information: (570) 658-6477.

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

¯Outdoor flea and craft market — 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Millerstown Area Community Park 110 W. Juniata Parkway, Millerstown. Sponsored by Millerstown Community Success Inc. Rain date is Sept. 1.

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

¯Indoor yard sale –8 a.m.-1 p.m.. Holy Communion Lutheran Church, Main Street, Yeagertown.

¯Eastern Star Yard Sale — 8 a.m.-2 p.m., 211 S. Main St., Yeagertown. A wide variety of items available.

¯Free community breakfast — 8:30-10 a.m., Trinity United Methodist Church, Lewistown.

¯Soup and Bake sale — 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Bethel AME Church, Lewistown.

¯Car wash and bake sale — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Advance Auto Parts, Lewistown. Event to benefit the level four and five students at Margaret McCann School of Dance on their trip to New York City to take dance classes.

¯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.

¯Youth cornhole tournament –10 a.m., Centre Union Church, 200 Greenwod Ave., Yeagertown. The tournament is open to students in grades 7 to 12. Entry into the tournament is free and includes lunch. The winning team will receive two Amazon Fire tablets. The second place team will receive two bluetooth speakers. Giveaways will occur throughout the day and a 32-inch flat screen tv will be raffled off at the end of the event. Register before the event at for a chance to win a set of cornhold boards. Registration is also available the day of.

¯Reedsville Fire Co. gun raffle fundraiser — noon-5 p.m., Mifflin County Youth Park, Reedsville. Tickets are $10 per person. Wristband required to enter grounds. Information: call Abb Dalby at (717) 250-9844.

¯Cruise-In — 5-8 p.m., Grace Covenant Church, 227 Washington Ave., Lewistown. Vehicle registration from 3-4 p.m. Cars, trucks, bikes and hotrods. Canned good donations accepted for the food distribution ministry. Free admission, free food, live music, kids activities and a People’s Choice Best in Show prize. Information: (717) 248-4579.

¯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.