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¯Ace the interview- job fair preparation –1-3 p.m., Sept. 25, PA CareerLink Mifflin County. Learn how to make a good first impression, review job fair etiquette, the role of interview preparation, the skills necessary to confidently conduct an interview and the follow up process. Job Fair to be held Oct. 10 at Rec Park Community Center in Lewistown. To register, call (717) 248-4942 or online at

¯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

¯Know before you go- job fair preparation — 1-3 p.m., Sept. 26, PA CareerLink Mifflin County. Researching employers ahead of time, jobseekers will receive a list of employers’ available positions, giving them the opportunity to customize their resumes prior to the Job Fair on Oct. 10 at Rec Park Community Center in Lewistown. To register, call (717) 248-4942 or online at

¯Nuts for the MC Library nut sale — place orders at the fall book sale at the Lewistown branch from Sept. 26-30; and Kish branch on Sept. 29. Orders must be prepaid. Pick up will Nov. 3 at the Lewistown branch. Information: (717) 248-2843 or

¯ServSafe manager course — 4-8 p.m., Oct. 9, 10 and 16. Classes are held by at Mifflin County Academy of Science and Technology. Cost is $165. Deadline to register is Oct. 1. To register, call (717) 248-3933.

Thursday, Sept. 20

¯Chief Logan Class of 1966 lunch — 11 a.m., Burnham OIP.

¯Chief Logan Class of 1960 luncheon — noon at Kountry Kitchen Restaurant.

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

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

¯Bariatric surgery support group — 3:30-4:30 p.m., 310 Electric Ave., Suite 230, Lewistown. Session moderated by Clinical Dietitian Julie Thompson. More information: (717) 242-7099.

¯Alzheimer’s support group — 4 p.m., Richfield Senior Center. More information: (717) 694-3434

¯Milroy Lions spaghetti supper — 4-7 p.m. at White Memorial Church, Main St., Milroy. Menu includes spaghetti, meatballs, salad, apple sauce, bread, drink and homemade desserts. Charge is by donation only. Take-outs available.

¯Kishacoquillas High School Class of 1961 picnic — 5 p.m., Bender Park, Reedsville. Bring a covered dish or dessert.

¯Associates of Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 791 — 6 p.m., Burnham Lions Community Building, 403 First Ave., Burnham.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1957 ladies dinner — 6 p.m., China Garden Buffet, 112 Electric Ave., Lewistown.

¯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:

¯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.

¯Forum for veterans issues — 7 p.m., Burnham Lions Club. Host will be Tim Susengill, from Vietnam Veterans of America Pennsylvania State Council. Susengill will cover subjects such as veteran’s compensation and other veteran issues. All veterans invited to attend.

Friday, Sept. 21

¯Free community breakfast — 7-8:30 a.m. New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham.

¯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.

¯Bratton, McVeytown, Oliver Class of 1955 luncheon –noon, OIP, Burnham.

¯Watoto Children’s Choir — 6:30 p.m., New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Lewistown. The choir will perform their brand new album, ‘We Will Go’ while sharing a message of hope for Africa’s most vulnerable children and women.

¯Lost Creek Presbyterian Church Annual Salad Bar — 11 am to 1 pm., Main Street, McAlisterville beside the Fire Hall. Large variety of meat salads, pasta salads, vegetable salads, etc., all you can eat in for $6.00. Or, take out plate for $6.00. For more information check out the Facebook page “lostcreekpresby” or call (717) 463-3138.

Saturday, Sept. 22

¯All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet — 6 a.m., Rescue Hose Company No. 20, 222 S. Sassafras St., Beavertown. Proceeds benefit the fire company.

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

¯ALS Ray Matthews Memorial Bike Tour –9 a.m., Bender Park, Reedsville. Participants can choose from a 12, 20 or 50-mile ride through the Amish countryside on mostly flat terrain. Rest stops along the route will serve snacks and drinks. Event is rain or shine. A meal will be provided to riders following the tour. Riders may also get free pizza at Michele’s OIP Restaurant. Registration fee is $25.

¯Thompsontown Fall Fest –9 a.m.-3 p.m., Haldeman Park, near the tennis/basketball court. Craft and direct sales vendors, kids games, face painting, pet parade, paddle wheel and Chinese auction. The Juniata County Food Pantry will be taking donations of nonperishable foods, diapers, wipes, laundry detergent, dish detergent, toilet paper and paper towels. Shine only event. Event sponsored by the Thompson Fire Company.

¯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.

¯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.