Editor’s note: The Sentinel offers nonprofit and other community organizations an opportunity to promote upcoming events for free in this community calendar for three days before the event. Events needing reservations also may be promoted for up to two weeks prior to the reservation date.
Submit items at least one business week before publication via email, email@example.com; voice mail, (717) 248-6741 or (800) 827-6397 (voice mail ext. 112); online, Virtual Newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com; or mail or drop off, The Sentinel, P.O. Box 588 Lewistown, PA 17044.
With all submissions, you must include a telephone number for verification purposes. The phone number is not for publication, unless so indicated. The editor reserves the right to edit all submissions.
¯Chocolate-covered strawberry sale — Last day to order is Feb. 12, pick up at Bethel AME Church, 23 Juniata St., Lewistown. Cost is $2 each, $10 for 6, or $20 for 12. Call (717) 348-9626 to order.
¯Mifflin County PASR meeting — noon, Feb. 15, Body and Soul Community Center, Strodes Mills. The program will be provided by Bridget and R.B. Powell. Reserve by noon on Feb. 12 by calling Sue Peirce at (717) 667-3344.
¯Chinese and basket auctions — March 2, American Legion, McClure. Chinese auction from noon to 4:30 p.m. with drawings immediately following. Basket auction at 7 p.m. Benefits West Beaver Township Veterans Memorial Pool in McClure. Food will be available for purchase. To donate a basket, new gift item, gift card or tickets: Lou Ann Wilson at (717) 543-5712 or Janet Will at (570) 765-5731 by Feb. 22.
¯Chicken pie luncheon — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 28, Port Royal Lutheran Church. Cost is $8, eat in or take out. Reserve by Feb. 21 by calling the church at (717) 527-4581 or Georgia at (717) 527-4040. Snow date March 1.
Saturday, Feb. 9
¯Fly-in, drive-in, walk-in breakfast — 8-10 a.m., EAA Club House, Mifflin County Airport, hanger 4. All-you-can-eat country breakfast. Adults $8, children, $4. Sponsored by Experimental Aircraft Association Chapter 518.
¯Community clothes closet — 9 a.m.-noon, Big Valley Alliance Church. Gently used clothing, shoes, disposable baby diapers and baby wipes will be given to those in need. The Clothes Closet is located at 40 S. Kish St., Belleville. 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.
¯Valentine craft — 10 a.m.-noon, Church Hill United Methodist Church, 199 Woodland Circle, Reedsville. Event will feature a mosaic art class with artist Julie Snyder, who will teach us to make photo frames with glass and tesserae. The cost is $25 per person and money is due at the time of the class. Call (717) 667-3778 to register. Leave a message if no answer. Refreshments will be served.
¯LHS Class of 1965 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Londonderry, Milroy. All classmates and spouses welcome.
¯Chicken and waffle dinner — 4 p.m., St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, Dormantown Road, McClure.
¯Concert in a coffee house setting — 7 p.m., Ellen Chapel Church, Ferguson Valley. Shade Mountain Gospel Bluegrass Band will perform at 7 p.m., Penn State University Singing Lions will entertain at 8:15 p.m. Snacks, coffee and iced tea provided. Donations accepted.
Sunday, Feb. 10
¯Celtic Revival! — 10:30 a.m., Evangel Baptist Church, Lewistown. The SKY Family from Prince Edward Island will perform a blend of high-energy Celtic music, riverdance-style Irish stepdance and inspiring gospel songs. The family has been featured guests on various TV shows and their songs have been played across the U.S. and Canada on more than 250 radio stations.
¯All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet — 7-11 a.m., Middleburg Moose. Held by Midd-West High School’s bowling team. $8 per person, includes buffet, coffee, orange juice, chocolate or white milk. Walk-ins are welcome.
¯Community soup and sandwich lunch — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., McVeytown Firehouse. Donations will be accepted at the door for the meal. Funds benefit the Boy Scout units of McVeytown.
¯Fried chicken dinner — 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Lack Tuscarora EMA. Fried chicken, mashed potatoes, filling, corn, cole slaw, applesauce, roll, dessert and beverage. $12 for adults, $6 for children 6-12, children 5 and under eat free. Takeout available.
¯Valentine’s Day meal — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., or until sold out, Fayette Fire Company, McAlisterville. Roasted turkey and ham loaf buffet including dessert. Eat in/takeout available. $12.50 ages 13 and up, special child prices and under 5 free. Reserve seating: (717) 463-2395 for groups.
¯Ham dinner — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., McClure Volunteer Fire Co. Dinner includes, ham, browned potatoes, filling, gravy, homemade baked beans, green beans and assorted desserts ages 5 and younger are free, 6-12 is $5 and 13 and older is $9.
¯Turkey dinner — 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Lions community building. Hosted by Burnham Lions Club. Family-style all-you-can-eat. Adults $9, children 6-12 $4 and children under 6 free. Takeout starting at 10:30 a.m. For large orders: (717) 248-9152.
¯American Folk Musicians Association No. 11 dance — 2-5 p.m., Freeburg Community Center. Country dance, square dance, round dance, line and 2-step, featuring the band Down Yonder. Donations accepted at the door. All are welcome to attend.
¯Cinderella’s closet, a prom dress give away — 4-6 p.m., at Church Hill United Methodist Church, 199 Woodland Circle, Reedsville. Information: (717) 348-1170.
¯Celtic Revival! — 6 p.m., Evangel Baptist Church, Lewistown. The SKY Family from Prince Edward Island will perform an exciting blend of high-energy Celtic music, riverdance-style Irish stepdance and inspiring gospel songs. The family has been featured guests on various TV shows and their songs have been played across the US and Canada on more than 250 radio stations.
Monday, Feb. 11
¯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.
¯Coffee time with the pastor — 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 retirees breakfast — 9 a.m., Sal-Lee’s Dream, Strodes Mills.
¯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.
¯Lewistown High School Class of 1954 luncheon — 12:30 p.m., Burnham OIP. All class members, spouses 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.
¯Blood drive — 1-6:30 p.m., McVeytown Fire Co.
¯Mifflin County Library Board of Directors meeting — 5:15 p.m., Mifflin County Library, 123 N. Wayne St., Lewistown.
¯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.
Tuesday, Feb. 12
¯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.
¯Former Curves members luncheon — 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Burnham OIP.
¯Survivors support group — 6:30 p.m., Coleman House, 26 W. Market St., Lewistown. More information: (717) 242-0317 or (717) 513-9406.
¯Mifflin-Juniata Arts Council meeting — 7 p.m., Gallery 3 West, 3 W. Market St., Lewistown.