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¯Soup, sandwich and beverage lunch–11 a.m.-1 p.m., Dec. 7, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 21 S. Main St., Lewistown. All-you-can-eat variety of hot soups and cold sandwiches. Cost: $8 per person. Takeout available. Call (717) 248-9903 for tickets.

¯Lewistown After 5 dinner meeting–6:30 p.m., Dec. 10, Londonderry Restaurant, Milroy. Guest speaker is Michelle Williams. To make reservations, call (717) 248-0238 or (717) 248-0649.

¯Transportation information session–10-11 a.m., Dec. 11, Careerlink. Are transportation concerns preventing you from finding work? Attend this session to learn how CATA Commute and Ride Share service may solve an issue. To register, log onto pacareerlink.pa.gov or call (717) 248-4942, ext.178, or dial 0 for the operator.

¯Resume development–9-11 a.m., Dec. 13, CareerLink. Tips and tricks to get your resume noticed. Learn what and what not to include, as well as key words employers look for in a resume. To register, log on to pacareerlink.pa.gov or call (717) 248-4942, ext. 178, or dial 0 for the operator.

¯Mifflin County PASR meeting–noon, Dec. 14, Body and Soul Community Center, Strodes Mills. The program will be a performance by Mifflin County High School’s Cantare, directed by Vicki Fensterbush. Reserve by calling (717) 667-3344 by noon on Dec. 11.

¯Breakfast with Santa–10 a.m., Dec. 15, Milroy Hose Co. Registration deadline is Dec. 7. Call Darlene Kephart at (717) 667-2388. Proceeds benefit a local family in need.

¯OVR 101–10 a.m.-noon, Dec. 17. Learn how the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation helps disabled workers learn about eligibility requirements, the process for enrolling, services that are available, success stories and businesses that partner with OVR. To register, log on to pacareerlink.pa.gov or call (717) 248-4942, ext. 178, or dial 0 for the operator.

¯Annual community Christmas dinner–5 p.m., Dec. 21, Milroy Alliance Church. Turkey and all the trimmings, as well as special music. No charge. Reserve by Dec. 17 by calling (717) 667-6846 or (570) 657-7549.

Thursday, Dec. 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.

¯Bag Days–9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Big Valley Thrift and Gift, 35 Walnut St., Belleville. $6 for a supplied bag, clothes and shoes only. All sales are final. Proceeds benefit the Mennonite Central Committee.

¯Bag sale–10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sacred Heart Thrift Shop, 4 N. Dorcas St. $5 per bag.

¯Life Force educational event–6:30-8:30 p.m., Body and Soul Community Center, 205 Chestnut St., McVeytown. Event to feature Lorrie Gawryla, nutritionist and R.N., and Bert Kunkle, independent representative. Light refreshments served and free taste samples of nutritional products. Bring a friend and receive a gift. Information and RSVP: (717) 940-5448.

¯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.

¯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.

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

¯Mifflin County Library closed–All branches of the Mifflin County Library will be closed for staff in-service. The library will resume normal operating hours on Saturday, Dec. 8. If you have any questions, contact the library at (717) 242-2391 or visit the website at www.mifflincountylibrary.org.

Friday, Dec. 7

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

¯Bag sale–10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sacred Heart Thrift Shop, 4 N. Dorcas St. $5 per bag.

¯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.

¯Soup, sandwich and beverage lunch–11 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 21 S. Main St., Lewistown. All-you-can-eat variety of hot soups and cold sandwiches. Cost: $8 per person. Takeout available. Call (717) 248-9903 for tickets or pay at the door.

¯Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day tribute–12:45 p.m., Pennsylvania Military Museum, 51 Boal Ave., Boalsburg. Event to feature short ceremony remembering the Pearl Harbor attack in 1941 as well as a film inside the museum.

¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1968 dinner–5 p.m., Angelo’s, state Route 103, Lewistown.

¯First Friday Contra Dance/Old Time Country Dance–7:30-10:30 p.m., State College Friends School, 1900 University Drive. Dances will be taught and are easy to learn. Bruce Young will call the dances to live music by Strath Hanna. Beginners, experienced dancers and groups are welcome, no partner needed. Steps are similar to square dancing. First time dancers will receive a coupon for a free dance. Information: (814) 880-0338 or cpcdc.org.

¯Mifflin County Library closed–All branches of the Mifflin County Library will be closed for staff in-service. The library will resume normal operating hours on Saturday, Dec. 8. If you have any questions, please contact the library at (717) 242-2391 or visit the website at www.mifflincountylibrary.org.

Saturday, Dec. 8

¯Fly-in, drive-in, walk-in breakfast–8-10:30 a.m., Mifflin County Airport. Event is sponsored by Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 518.

¯Community Clothes Closet–9 a.m.-noon, Big Valley Alliance Church, 50 S. Kish St., Belleville. Clothing, shoes, disposable diapers and baby wipes available for free. Information: (717) 483-6951.

¯Kris Kringle Market Gift Show–9 a.m.-3p.m., Lewistown Armory, 28 Armory Lane. Numerous vendors with many new products for the season, great food stand. A silent auction will begin at 2 p.m. There will be a shuttle service to and from the top parking lot all day.

¯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.

¯Church bazaar–10 a.m.-2 p.m., St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Main St., Milroy. Baked goods, lunch stand, hand knits, fresh greens, centerpieces, wreaths and handcrafted holiday decorations.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1953 lunch–noon, Belvue Restaurant. Graduates, nongraduates and spouses welcome.

¯LHS Class of 1957 Christmas party–5 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, North Main Street, Lewistown. Please bring a covered dish.

¯Millerstown Lions Club tree and street lighting ceremony–7 p.m., the square of Millerstown. Event will feature multi-colored lights on the tree and Christmas caroling will be held before the switch is flipped. Children are also welcome to meet Santa and receive some Christmas treats.

¯Coffee house style concert–7 p.m., Ellen Chapel Church. Bernie Rich performs at 7 p.m., Unusual Suspects provide a sing-along at 8:15 p.m. Coffee, punch and snacks provided. Donations accepted.

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