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¯Royal Tea Party–noon-2 p.m., Jan. 26. Children ages 2-10 will have the opportunity to meet the characters in Mifflin County High School’s production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast while participating in special activities. Tickets are $15 and should be purchased by calling (717) 242-0240, ext. 8105, or emailing sie11@mcsdk12.org by Jan. 22.

¯Chicken corn soup sale–noon, Feb. 7, Trinity United Methodist Church, 428 South Main St., Lewistown. Cost is $5 per quart. Last day to order is Jan. 31. Call (717) 248-6291 or (717) 248-4169 to place an order.

Tuesday, Jan. 22

¯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.

¯Free community meal–11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham. Menu will include ham, green beans, potatoes, dinner roll, peaches, assorted desserts and drinks.

¯Charity knitting circle–1-3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. New members welcome. More information: (717) 242-1591.

¯Friends of the Mifflin County Library meeting–5:30 p.m., Mifflin County Library. The public is invited to attend.

¯Break bread together dinner–5:30 p.m., St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 21 S. Main St., Lewistown. Pork and saurkraut will be served.

Wednesday, Jan. 23

¯Lewistown Post Office retirees luncheon–11 a.m., Hoss’s, Lewistown.

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

¯Blood drive–1:30-7 p.m., Reedsville Fire Co.

Thursday, Jan. 24

¯Kish High School Class of 1966 brunch–10 a.m., Sal-Lee’s, Strodes Mills.

¯Blood drive–10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., Lewistown Walmart.

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

¯LHS Class of 1960 luncheon–12:30 p.m., Bing’s Restaurant. All are welcome.

¯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.

¯Live music by Country Boy–6-8 p.m., Lewistown Senior Center, 515 Knepp Ave., Lewistown, in the former Central Novelty building. Kitchen opens at 5.

¯Meet a health coach–7 p.m., Body and Soul Community Center, 205 Chestnut Ridge Road, McVeytown.


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