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¯Chicken barbecue — 11 a.m., Aug. 24., Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 S. Main St., Milroy. $5 per half. Call (717) 667-3438 or (717) 437-5818 to order. Leave message if no answer.

¯Reedsville Fire Co. gun raffle fundraiser — noon-5 p.m., Aug. 24, Reedsville Youth Park. Donations: $10 per person. Tickets available at Gibs Service Station, Toots’ Place and at the fire house off Route 655, 8 a.m-1 p.m. Wednesdays. Also available day of drawing. Wristband required to enter grounds. For questions, call (717) 250-9844 weekdays from 10 a.m.-9 p.m.

¯Driver’s safety class — noon-4:30 p.m., Aug. 26 and 27, at Mifflin-Juniata Regional Services Corp., Lewistown. For persons age 55 and older. Reservations: Amanda Shore, (717) 320-8224 or Nancy Simmons, (717) 667-2763.

Tuesday, Aug. 20

¯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.

¯Juniata Valley Quilters Guild — 6:30 p.m., Rhodes Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Highland Ave., Lewistown. For more information, contact Roxanne Boyer at (570) 539-4042.

Wednesday, Aug. 21

¯Chief Logan Class of 1964 brunch — 10:30 a.m., Vince’s Pizza and Family Restaurant, Burnham.

¯Juniata Valley Community Support Program of Mifflin, Huntingdon and Juniata counties — 10:30 a.m., Mifflin County Courthouse Annex, West Third Street, Lewistown. CSP is a coalition of mental health consumers, family members and professionals working to help adults with serious mental health disorders, illnesses and co-occurring disorders, live successfully in the community. All are welcome.

¯Kishacoquillas High School Class of 1965 luncheon — 11 a.m., Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Lewistown.

¯OR Gang luncheon — noon, Bel-Vue Inn, Reedsville.

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

¯Chief Logan Class of 1967 luncheon — 1:30 p.m., Burnham OIP. All class members, spouses, significant others and friends are invited.

¯Mifflin County Democratic Committee meeting — 6:30 p.m., Workers Union Hall, 519 Electric Ave., Lewistown. All Democrats welcome and encouraged to attend.

Thursday, Aug. 22

¯Mifflin County Chapter of PASR “We’re not going back to school” picnic — 11:30 a.m., Kish Park, green pavilion. Meal begins at noon. Chicken, water and utensils will be provided. Please bring a dish to share and a prize for bingo. No reservations needed.

¯Former Curves members luncheon — 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Londonderry Restaurant, Restaurant.

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

¯Blood drive — 12:30-6 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Lewistown.

¯Blood drive — 1-6:30 p.m., McVeytown Fire Co., McVeytown.

¯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.