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¯Milroy Lions Club golf tournament–9 a.m., Sept. 1, Lewistown Country Club. Cost is $75 per player. Four-man teams. Benefits the community. To register, call Paul Kline at (717) 667-3994.
¯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, will answer unemployment compensation questions for claimants and employers. Registration is not necessary for this event.
¯Longaberger Basket/Thirty-One bingo event–doors open at 11:30 a.m., games begin at 1 p.m., Sept. 9, Lewistown Armory. Benefits Habitat for Humanity. Door prize, auction items and lunch available. Tickets are $20 and are available at the door or can be reserved by calling Wanda McCullough at (717) 242-0277.
¯Aviation ground school–7-9 p.m., 12-week course begins Sept. 12, Mifflin County Airport, Reedsville. Course led by a certified instructor. Cost with materials is $150. Registration ends Sept. 7. Sponsored by Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 518. For more information, call (717) 899-0138 or email at email@example.com.
¯Marianna’s hoagie sale–to be delivered Sept. 14. The Home Builders Sunday School class of the Spring Run Church of the Brethren is selling hoagies for $7.50 each. They can be ordered by calling Don Crosson at (717) 899-7344 by Sept. 5.
¯MS Word Basics 1–9-11:30 a.m., Sept. 10, PA CareerLink Mifflin County, 6395 State Route 103 north, MCIDC Plaza, Building 58, Lewistown. Learn how to use the basic features of Microsoft Word’s interface to create and edit documents. Learn how to insert and format text, use shortcuts, insert bullets and set margins. To register, call (717) 248-4942 ext. 178 or dial 0 for the operator.
¯MS Word Basics 2–9-11:30 a.m., Sept. 13, PA CareerLink Mifflin County, 6395 State Route 103 north, MCIDC Plaza, Building 58, Lewistown. Learn more about the features of Microsoft Word, such as inserting tables, columns, page numbers and header/footers. Builds upon knowledge gained in MS Word Basics 1. To register, call (717) 248-4942 ext. 178 or dial 0 for the operator.
¯Chicken barbecue, baked goods and sides sale–11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sept. 15, Ellen Chapel Church pavilion, Ferguson Valley Road. Sides and baked goods available at 10:30 a.m. and chicken ready at 11 a.m. Preorder by Sept. 10 by calling (717) 248-8971 or (717) 543-5702 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
¯Financial Peace University class–6:30 p.m., Sept. 25, Lewistown Alliance Church, Juniata Terrace. Take control of your money, get out of debt and create a plan for your future. Learn more and sign up by Sept. 21 on the events page at www.lewistowncma.com.
Friday, Aug. 31
¯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.
¯Burnham Alumni Association annual meeting–noon, Lewistown Hoss’s restaurant. No reservations required. Lunch is a Dutch treat and at your option. All grads, nongrads and guests are invited.
¯Blood drive–1:30-6 p.m., Fayette Lions Den, McAlisterville.
¯Blood drive–1-6 p.m., Mount Union Fire Co. No. 1.
Saturday, Sept. 1
¯Big Valley Invitational cross country track meet–9 a.m., Indian Valley Elementary School. The Rotary Club of Lewistown and Mifflin County School District to present the 45th annual meet. More than 650 school age runners from 20 schools are expected for the meet that will traverse through the school grounds. Parking assistance will be available and the public is invited to attend. For more information, call Sam Bray, meet director, at (717) 667-6669.
¯Clothing closet–9 a.m.-noon, Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown. Free soup and sandwiches available.
¯Cub Scout pack 6 open house–9 a.m.-2 p.m., New Life Church. Event is held during Burnham Community Day. There will be games and information.
¯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.
¯Chicken barbecue–ready at 11 a.m., West Granville Fire Co., Strodes Mills. Cost is $5 a half.
¯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.
Sunday, Sept. 2
¯Yoga fundraiser–10 a.m.-2 p.m., Shy Bear Brewing Company. Raises money for One Dog at a Time. $10 registration.
Monday, Sept 3
¯Blood drive–9 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Bethel AME Church.