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¯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 mcdemwomensclub@gmail.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 lharpo@verizon.net.

¯Excel Basics — 9-11:30 a.m., Sept. 17, PA CareerLink Mifflin County. Learn how to enter basic information and create basic formula’s 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

¯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., Sept. 26, 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 training@abusenetwork.org.

Monday, Sept. 10

¯West Snyder High School Class of 1959 breakfast — 8 a.m., Rayauda’s Restaurant, Beaver Springs.

¯Clothing and shoe donations — 8 a.m.-noon, Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown. A volunteer will be there to assist.

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

¯Buchanan Elementary School breakfast — 9 a.m., Sal-Lee’s, Strodes Mills.

¯Chief Logan Class of 1963 breakfast — 9 a.m. in the banquet room at Burnham OIP.

¯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, with light lunch provided.

¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1954 luncheon — 11:40 a.m., Bel-Vue Inn, Reedsville. Classmates, guests welcome. Information: (570) 522-0944.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1954 luncheon–12:30 p.m., Burnham OIP. All grads, nongrads, family and guests are welcome.

¯Lewistown Knitting Circle — 1-3 p.m., Rhodes Memorial Church, 500 Highland Ave., Lewistown. Call (717) 242-1591 for more information.

¯TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) — weigh-ins are from 6-6:45 p.m., meeting from 7-7:30 p.m., Yeagertown United Methodist Church, 7 N. Mann Ave., Yeagertown.

¯Support group — 6-8 p.m., Calvary Bible Church, Burnham. Group is for parents, adult siblings, grandparents and guardians of children and young persons with mental health and/or behavioral health needs.

¯Belleville Civic Club meeting — 7 p.m., community room, Belleville Library. Meetings are held September through May.

¯Juniata County Library Board of Trustees meeting — 7 p.m., at the library.

¯Towpath Naturalist Society meeting — 7 p.m., downstairs in the Juniata Valley Regiona Business Center, Rear 152 E. Market St., Lewistown (Danks building). Public is invited to all meetings. Presentation on snowy owl rescue by PA Wildlife Conservation Officer Amanda Isett.

Tuesday, Sept. 11

¯Sanyo employees breakfast — 8:30 a.m., Londonderry, Milroy. All employees and spouses welcome.

¯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.

¯Mifflintown MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) — 9:30-11:30 a.m., First Baptist Church, Mifflintown. Child care provided.

¯Nittany Valley Ranglers — 6-8 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Doors open at 5 p.m.

¯Survivors support group — 6:30 p.m., Coleman House, 26 W. Market St., Lewistown. More information: (717) 242-0317 or (717) 513-9406.

¯Mifflin County Democratic Women’s Club — 6:30 p.m., Shy Bear Brewing, 35 Meadowbrook Lane, Lewistown. Open to the public. Special guest Zane Swanger, director of elections and voter registration for Mifflin County. 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.

¯Mifflin-Juniata Arts Council meeting — 7 p.m., Gallery 3 West, 3 W. Market St., Lewistown.

Wednesday, Sept. 12

¯Lewistown High School Clss of 1959 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Hoss’s Steak and Sea House.

¯Derry Township Class of 1950 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Bel-Vue Inn, Reedsville.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1951 luncheon–noon, Sal-Lee’s Dream restaurant. All members and classmates welcome.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1956 luncheon — noon, Sal-Lee’s, 522 S. US Highway, Strodes Mills.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1949 Reunion/Luncheon–12:30 p.m., Lewistown Hoss’s Steak & Sea House. All grads and guests invited.

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

¯148th PA Volunteer Infantry, Company C, Civil War reenactment group meeting — 7:30 p.m., Hoss’s Steak and Seahouse, 1450 N. Atherton St., State College.

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