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¯Easter flower sale — 8:30 a.m.-7 p.m., Kish Park. Hosted by the Derry Township Fire Police. Sale will be held every day until flowers are sold out. Cost is between $4 and $15.

¯Locust Run United Methodist Church’s annual Good Friday Day Camp — 2-4:30 p.m., April 19. Children ages 3-10 will participate in stories, games, crafts, songs and an egg hunt! Bring your children to have fun and discover a deeper meaning of Easter, all for free. Information: (717) 535-5756. Advance registration is requested for planning purposes.

¯Easter flower sale — April 19 and 20, Logan Boulevard, across from Vince’s Restaurant. Benefits the Burnham Cub Scout Pack 6. To pre-order, call (717) 242-8777.

Saturday, April 13

¯54th annual Belleville Mennonite School auction — 6:30-10 a.m., breakfast; 8:30 a.m., merchandise auction; children’s activities, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; lunch, 11 a.m.-2 p.m.; outdoor auction, 11:30 a.m.; quilt auction, 12:30 p.m., Belleville Mennonite School. Come and enjoy this traditional event with a vast selection of homemade food, baked goods and unique merchandise items donated by sponsors and community organizations. A complete listing of auction items can be found at

¯Methodist men’s Lenten prayer breakfast — 7:30 a.m., Wesley Chapel UMC, Logan St., Lockport.

¯Basement sale — 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Highland Park Presbyterian Church. Books, clothing, household, white elephants and baked goods.

¯Fly-in, drive-in, walk-in breakfast — 8-10:30 a.m., EAA Club House, Mifflin County Airport, Hanger 4. Good country breakfast. Cost is $8 for adults and $4 for children. Sponsored by Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 518.

¯Soup, craft and bake sale — 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., Holy Communion Lutheran Church in Yeagertown, 132 N. Main St., Yeagertown.

¯Community clothes closet — 9 a.m. to noon, Big Valley Alliance Church, 50 S. Kish St., Belleville. Gently used clothing and shoes to give away to people in need, baby diapers and baby wipes also available. More information: (717) 483-6951.

¯Fourth Annual Spring and Craft Fair — 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Reedsville Youth Park. Free admission and parking. Event features gifts, crafts and foods from local vendors. Kids activities include pony rides, face painting, photos with Easter bunny and car simulator ride.

¯Salvation Army Women’s Ministries Easter bazaar — 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Salvation Army building, 9 S. Dorcas St., Lewistown. There will be filled Easter baskets, decorations, homemade candy and baked goods and more.

¯Clothes closet — 9 a.m.-noon, Big Valley Alliance Church, 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.

¯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.

¯Community Easter Egg Hunt — 10 a.m., Mifflintown Playground. Ages 1-12. Sponsored by Sons of the American Legion Post 298 in Mifflintown.

¯Egg hunt — noon, Mifflin County Youth Park, Reedsville. Other events include 4-H pony rides, face painting and brothers racing car simulator.

¯Uncommon People walk — 2 p.m., Victory Park, Lewistown. Group to meet at bridge near Sheetz. Uncommon People is a socialization group for adults with Asperger’s, autism and other spectrum disorders. Public is welcome.

¯Keystone State Muscle Cars Cruise In — 5-8 p.m., Londonderry Restaurant, Reedsville. All cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc., welcome. No fee.

¯Coffee House — Lazy River Band performs at 7 p.m., Sarsaparilla performs at 8:15 p.m., Ellen Chapel Church. Snack and coffee/iced tea will be provided.

¯Single moms care and support group — 6-8 p.m., New Life Church Cafe, 101 Beech St., Burnham. Meetings held Sept. 14-May 31. Meal served 6:30-7 p.m. Child care runs 7-8 p.m. while mothers meet in groups. Information: (717) 437-4946.

Sunday, April 14

¯Meatloaf dinner — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., McClure Volunteer Fire Co. Dinner will include meatloaf, mashed potatoes, filling, gravy, two vegetables and assorted desserts. The cost is free for children 5 and younger, $5 for children ages 6 to 12, and $9 for anyone 13 and older.

¯Mifflin County Chess Club meeting — 1-4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. Public is welcome.

¯American Folk Musicians Association No. 11 country and western dance — 2-5 p.m., Freeburg Community Center. Country dance, square dance, round dance, line dance and two-step featuring the band Down Yonder. Public is invited and beginners and families are welcome. Donations accepted at the door.

Monday, April 15

¯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.

¯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.

¯Kish Class of 1968 monthly luncheon — 11 a.m., Burnham OIP. No reservation required.

¯Retired UPS employees luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Hoss’s, Lewistown. More information: (717) 667-9222.

¯Blood drive — 1:30-7 p.m., Port Royal Community Building.

¯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.

¯Mifflin County Shrine Club meeting — dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m., Burnham OIP.

Tuesday, April 16

¯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.

¯Kish High School Class of 1958 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Burnham OIP.

¯Juniata Valley Quilters’ Guild meeting — 6:30 p.m., Rhodes Memorial Church, 500 Highland Ave., Lewistown. Cynthia Spencer from “Stitch Your Art Out” will present a demonstration on rulers. After the demonstration, Spencer will take orders for the rulers she shows. For more information, contact Roxanne Boyer at (570) 539-4042.