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Saturday, Aug. 24
¯Bannerville Fire Co. all you can eat breakfast — 6-10 a.m., Bannerville Fire Co., Adults are $9, Kids 12-5 $4.50, kids under 5 are free.
¯Millerstown annual outdoor flea market and craft show — 7 a.m.-1 p.m., Millerstown Community Park, 110 W. Juniata Parkway. Information: (717) 589-3598.
¯Clothing closet — 8-11 a.m., Beaver Lutheran Church, Beaver Springs.
¯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.
¯Polyester Department picnic — Starting at 10 a.m., Kish Park at the green pavilion. All former employees are invited. Please bring a covered dish. For information call (717) 543-6093.
¯Mifflin County Library — 11:30 a.m., author visit by Ren and Helen Davis, speaking about their book, “Landscapes for the People,” about George Alexander Grant, first chief photographer for the National Park Service. No registration required. Books will be available for purchase.
¯Gun raffle — noon-5 p.m., Youth Park, Reedsville. The event serves as a fundraiser for Reedsville Fire Co. Donation of $10 per person. Wristband required to enter grounds. Information: Abb Dalby (717) 250-9844.
¯Keystone State Muscle Cars Cruise In — 5-8 p.m., Londonderry Restaurant, Reedsville. All cars, trucks, motorcycles, etc., welcome. No fee.
Sunday, Aug. 25
¯East Kishacoquillas Lutheran Parish 200-year celebration — 11 a.m. worship, 12:30 p.m. lunch, 2:30 p.m. history program, at Pavillion No. 2 in Reeds Gap State Park, New Lancaster Valley. Chicken for lunch provided by the parish. Attendees should bring a covered dish to share, their own drinks, lawn chairs and bug spray. Transportation is available to those needing a ride.
¯7th Annual ROFF Dog Splash — noon-3 p.m., Burnham Community Pool, $5 per dog additional dogs $3 each. All dogs must be up to date with rabies vaccination and license.
¯Chess club — 2-4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 3rd and Dorcas, Lewistown. Enter at Third Street entrance. Open to the public. Information: (717) 248-1335.
Monday, Aug. 26
¯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.
¯Lewistown High School Class of 1959 luncheon–11:30 a.m. OIP, Burnham.
¯Blood drive — 1:30-7 p.m., Burnham Lions Club.
¯Lewistown Knitting Circle — 1-3 p.m., Rhodes Memorial Church, 500 Highland Ave., Lewistown. Call (717) 242-1591 for more information.
¯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.
Tuesday, Aug. 27
¯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. to 1 p.m., New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham. The meal will feature sausage, eggs, pancakes, hashbrown casserole, breakfast pastries, orange juice and coffee. Everyone welcome, eat in only.
¯Charity knitting circle — 1-3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. New members welcome. More information: (717) 242-1591.
¯Country Roots — 6-8 p.m., Doors open at 5 p.m., Derry Township Senior Center, Yeagertown, bring snack to share. For more information call (717) 248-2252.
¯Survivors support group — 6:30 p.m., Coleman House, 26 W. Market St., Lewistown. More information: (717) 242-0317 or (717) 513-9406.