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¯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.

¯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 call Wanda McCullough at (717) 242-0277.

¯Lewistown After 5 Dinner Meeting — 6:30 p.m., Sept. 10, Londonderry Restaurant, Milroy. Guest speaker: Joan Wurst, who will also sing for program. Cost: $13. Questions/ RSVP: (717) 248-0238 or (717) 248-0649.

¯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. Information: (717) 899-0138 or email at eaa518.krvl@gmail.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 lharpo@verizon. net.

¯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.

Tuesday, Sept. 4

¯Prayer shawl — 8:30-11 a.m., McVeytown United Methodist Church, the tan church on Queen Street. Check McVeytown UMC Facebook page for cancellations or updates.

¯Big Valley Thrift and Gift Shop bag days — 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Big Valley Thrift and Gift Shop, 35 Walnut St., Belleville. Cost is $6 per supplied bag. Clothes and shoes only. All sales final. Benefits the Mennonite Central Committee.

¯Standard Steel Retirees breakfast club — 9 a.m., Sal-Lee’s Dream, Strodes Mills.

¯Blood drive –1:30-7 p.m., Allensville Community Building.

Wednesday, Sept. 5

¯Big Valley Thrift and Gift Shop bag days — 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Big Valley Thrift and Gift Shop, 35 Walnut St., Belleville. Cost is $6 per supplied bag. Clothes and shoes only. All sales final. Benefits the Mennonite Central Committee.

¯Community meal — 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Bethel AME Church, Juniata Street, Lewistown.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1942 luncheon — noon, Sal-Lee’s Dream Restaurant. All members and guests welcome.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1952 luncheon — noon, Burnham OIP.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1953 luncheon — noon, Kountry Kitchen Restaurant, McVeytown. Graduates, non-graduates and spouses are welcome.

¯Blood drive — noon-6 p.m., Locust Grove Mennonite Church, Belleville.

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

¯Parkinson’s Support Group — 2 p.m., Hope Center, Bethel AME Church, Lewistown. All are welcome.

¯Lewistown-Granville Class of 1966 dinner — 6 p.m., Downtown OIP, Lewistown.

¯Lewistown-Granville Class of 1967 dinner — 6 p.m., Tony’s (patio), at the Quality Inn, Burnham.

¯VFW Post No. 7011 meeting — 6 p.m., VFW Post No. 7011, Lewistown.

¯Juniata Watershed Alliance bimonthly board meeting — 6:30 p.m., Ag Services Center conference room, Thompsontown.

¯Alzheimer’s Support Group — 6:30 p.m., Cedar Grove Brethren in Christ Church, 287 Deerville Road, Mifflintown. Anyone is welcome to attend. Support group will be facilitated by Tonda Aumiller and Faithe Soles of Elmcroft in cooperation with the Alzheimer’s Association. For more information, call (717) 667-9380.

¯Snyder County Coaltion for Kids campaign kickoff — 7 p.m., Grace Covenant Community Church, Middleburg. Presentation by Chris Herren, former NBA player who has battled drug addiction and founded the Herren Project.

Thursday, Sept. 6

¯Machine Shop No. 1 Retirees breakfast — 8 a.m., Londonderry Restaurant, Milroy.

¯Fairmont Retirees and Former Employees breakfast — 9 a.m.,Vince’s Pizza and Family Restaurant, Burnham.

¯Big Valley Thrift and Gift Shop bag days — 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Big Valley Thrift and Gift Shop, 35 Walnut St., Belleville. Cost is $6 per supplied bag. Clothes and shoes only. All sales final. Benefits the Mennonite Central Committee.

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

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1960 luncheon –12:30 p.m., Big Daddy’s.

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

¯Blood drive –1:30-7 p.m., Lack-Tuscarora EMA

¯1951, 1957/1958 undefeated Lewistown High School football team reunion–5-11 p.m., Walnut Springs Racquet Club, Reedsville. For reservations, call (717) 436-8780.

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

¯KeyStone Gamers — 6-9:30 p.m., Briscoe’s Coffee Shop. More information: gamer191dean@aol. com.

¯GriefShare recovery seminar and support group — 6:30-8:30 p.m., Pine Glen CMA Church, 1058 state Route 103 North, Lewistown. GriefShare is led by experts on grief recovery topics. More information: Donna Youtzy, (717) 543-8968.

¯American Legion Auxiliary Unit No. 298 meeting — 7 p.m., American Legion, Mifflintown.

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