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¯1951, 1957/1958 undefeated Lewistown High School football team reunion–5-11 p.m., Sept. 6, Walnut Springs Racquet Club, Reedsville; and noon to 4 p.m., Sept. 7, Hoss’s, Lewistown. For reservations, call (717) 436-8780.
¯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 the program. Cost is $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. For more information, call (717) 899-0138 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
¯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.
¯Mifflin County Democratic Women’s Club–6:30 p.m., Sept. 11, Shy Bear Brewing, 35 Meadowbrook Lane, Lewistown. Open to the public. Special guest, Zane Swanger, director of elections and voter registration for Mifflin County. Question and discussion period with Swanger. Regular MCDWC members meeting begins at 6 p.m. Bar service will be available, but the kitchen will be closed. MCDWC will provide snacks for all to enjoy. Register and submit questions to Cindy Kennedy at (717) 935-7462 or email@example.com.
¯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.
¯Excel Basics–9-11:30 a.m., Sept. 17, PA CareerLink Mifflin County. Learn how to enter basic information and create basic formulas in an Excel spreadsheet. To register, call (717) 248-4942, ext. 178 or at pacareerlink.pa.gov.
¯PowerPoint Basics–9-11:30 a.m., Sept. 20, PA CareerLink Mifflin County. Learn how to create a short presentation by inserting text and images onto slides. To register, call (717) 248-4942, ext. 178 or at pacareerlink.pa.gov.
¯Selling on eBay–10 a.m.-noon, Sept. 21, PA CareerLink Mifflin County, MCIDC Plaza, Building 58. 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 Sept. 19. To register, call (717) 248-4942, ext. 178, or dial 0 for the operator.
¯Preparing for big purchases–1-2 p.m., Sept. 21, PA CareerLink Mifflin County. Focuses on the financial issues of buying a new car, or home, the importance of your credit report as well as the impact of the new purchase on your financial obligations. To register, call (717) 248-4942, ext 178 or pacareerlink.pa.gov.
¯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.
¯Mandated reporting of suspected child abuse: Knowing your role in the protection of children–5-8 p.m., ComPASS Community Center, multi-purpose room, 31 S. Dorcas St., Lewistown. Free training provided by the Abuse Network. Registration required by Sept. 14. CEUs available. To register, email email@example.com.
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 EMS
¯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: firstname.lastname@example.org.
¯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.
Friday, Sept. 7
¯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.
¯1951, 1957/1958 undefeated Lewistown High School football team reunion–noon to 4 p.m., Hoss’s, Lewistown. For reservations, call (717) 436-8780.
¯First Friday contra dance–7:30-10:30 p.m., State College Friends School, 1900 University Drive, State College. Sponsored by the Central Pennsylvania Country Dance Association. Live music. No partner needed. No experience necessary. All dances will be taught. Information: (818) 880-0338 or cpcdc.org.
Saturday, Sept. 8
¯Community clothes closet–9 a.m. to noon, Big Valley Alliance Church, 40 S. Kish St., Belleville. Gently used clothing and shoes to give away to people in need, baby diapers and baby wipes also available. More information: (717) 483-6951.
¯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 corn soup and baked goods sale–11 a.m., Wagner United Methodist Church, one half mile north of Point Store on Route 522. Soup is $5 per quart.
¯Captain Jack/Mount Union High School monthly luncheon–2 p.m., Bing’s Diner, Burnham. For all classes. Grads and non-grads, spouses and guests are welcome. RSVP: (717) 250-7121.
¯Allensville Volunteer Fire Co. turkey supper–3:30-6 p.m., Allensville Community Hall.
¯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.
¯Free pig roast meal–5:30 p.m. Paintersville Christian and Missionary Alliance Church, 3195 Back Maitland Road, Lewistown. First-come, first-serve basis. Everyone is welcome. Bring own lawn chair. A love offering will be taken for Remington Ryde, who will performing. Information: (717) 543-5249.