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Purely Pretty retreat - 9 a.m.-noon, March 22, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ministries building, Thompsontown. The retreat is for girls ages 11-16 and their mothers. Kim Messinger and Janine Boyer will talk about how a Christian teen is supposed to walk in the world without becoming part of the world. Call 527-2794 to register.
Grief and Bereavement meeting - 3 p.m., March 24, Lewistown Home Health and Hospice: The Bridge, 305 Fourth St., Lewistown. RSVP to Hilary Harry by calling 242-5000.
Free luncheon - Noon, March 26, First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. For transportation call 248-1011 by noon on March 25.
Unemployment compensation seminar - 8-11:45 a.m., Lewistown Career Link. Guest speaker is Nancy Smithbauer a Workforce Development representative. Breakfast will be provided. Cost is $25 per person. To register email email@example.com or call 248-9849, contact Shane Strohecker at firstname.lastname@example.org or 248-4942 ext. 186., or contact Tom Moore at email@example.com or 248-4942 ext. 182. Sponsored by Juniata Valley Employer Advisory Council.
Roast turkey dinner - 4-7 p.m., March 28, Grace United Methodist Church, 101 Logan St., Lewistown. Dinner is with all the trimmings. Cost is: $9 for adults; $5 for kids ages 6-12; and children younger than 6 are free. Takeout is available. For tickets, call 248-5311.
Bingo - 1:30 p.m., doors open at noon, March 30, Burnham Lions Club. Advance tickets are $20 and tickets at the door are $25. To order tickets or for more information, call Sharon Jones at 248-5627 or 250-5837. Sponsored by The Women's Service Club.
Central PA Civil War Round Table dinner meeting - 6 p.m., April 1, Mt. Nittany United Methodist Church, 1500 E. Branch Road, State College. The cost of dinner is $12 per person. Reservations are necessary and can be made by contacting Vice President Dale Benner at (814) 255-5184 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
CPR and first aid training - 10-11:30 a.m., April 25, Sunshine Connection Inc., 518 S. Juniata St., Lewistown. Sign up by calling 242-4755 by April 1.
Chicken and waffle dinner - 4-7 p.m., April 5, Crossroads Church of God Prophecy, East Salem. Takout can be ordered by called 463-2389.
Garden symposium - 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m., April 5, Lewistown Learning Center, 152 E. Market St., Lewistown. Cost is $30. To register call 436-7744. Sponsored by the Penn State Juniata Valley Master Gardeners
Saturday, March 22
Breakfast buffet - 6-10 a.m., Bannerville Fire Co. Cost: adults, $7; children ages 5-12, $3; and children younger than 5 are free. For more information, call (570) 658-6577.
Elvis night - 8 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m., Lewistown Elk's Lodge, 229 W. Third St., Lewistown. Tickets are available at the lodge.
Soup, chicken and bake sale - 10 a.m., former Beaver Springs car wash. Soups are chicken corn, beef vegetable and ham and ean and cost $4 per quart. Barbecue chicken quarters are $2.50 each. The proceeds will benefit the Beaver Springs Fire Co.. There will be a bake sale that benefits the Beaver Springs Fire Co. Ladies Auxiliary.
Ham and dandelion dinner - 4-7 p.m., Beaver Lutheran Church, Beaver Springs. The meal is all you can eat. Cost is: $9 for adults; $5 for children ages 5-12; and children younger than 5 are free.
Quarter auction - 5:30 p.m., Burnham Fire house. Cost is $5 per paddle. There will also be a 50/50 raffle, gift basket drawings and bake sale. All proceeds go toward Rescue Our Furry Friends.
Mifflin County Railroad Club open house - 1-4 p.m., 3 W. Monument Square, Lewistown. They will be running trains from the 1920s, '30s, '40s, '50s and '60s.
Auction - 5 p.m., food stand opens at 4 p.m., Rhodes Memorial Methodist Church, 500 Highland Ave., Lewistown. The auction consists of donations. Funds will go to support church mission projects.
Rabies clinic 9 a.m.-noon, Yeagertown firehouse. Sponsored by Mifflin County Dog Training Club.
Antique appraisal show - 11:30 a.m., Yeagertown United Methodist Church. Item can be appraised for a $4 donation. The event will benefit Heifer International.
Sunday, March 23
North American Beaver program - 2 p.m., Visitor Center at Greenwood State Furnace Park. For more information, go online to www.visitPAparks.com.
Mifflin County Railroad Club open house - 1-4 p.m., 3 W. Monument Square, Lewistown. They will be running trains from the 1920s, '40s, '50s and '60s.
All-you-can-eat breakfast buffet - 7-11 a.m., Fremont Fire Co. social hall, Mount Pleasant Mills. Cost is $7. Sponsored by Midd-West High School Bowling Association. For more information, call 539-8080.
Lunch and free concert - 11 a.m., Decatur Firemen's Park. Entertainment by Bluegrass Country Express from 1-4 p.m. For more information call 348-3477 or 543-5828.
Cinderella's Closet - 4-6 p.m., Church Hill UMC, 199 Woodland Circle, Reedsville. Event gives out free gently used prom gowns to anyone in need. Contact Kathy Macchiaverna at 667-2004 with questions.
Monday, March 24
Egg sale - 8-11:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church of Lewistown. They are 80 cents a piece and flavors include peanut butter, coconut cream and butter cream. People can also call ahead for eggs by calling 242-1539.
Towpath Naturalist Society meeting 7 p.m., Juniata Valley Regional Business Center, Lewistown. Bill Cuppett will speak on bluebirds.
Friends of Mifflin County Library meeting - 5:30 p.m., Mifflin County Library community room. Fundraising/special events committee will be held at 5:45 p.m. Public welcome.
GriefShare meeting - 7 p.m., Lost Creek Mennonite Church, Mifflintown. GriefShare is a support group for people who are grieving the death of someone close to them. Childcare available upon request. For more details call the church at 463-2258 or visit www.LostCreekMennoniteChurch.org.
DivorceCare meeting - 6-7:30 p.m., Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown. A support group for people who have gone through
divorce. Email email@example.com.
Lewistown Knitting Circle - 6-8 p.m., Rhodes Memorial Church. Call 242-1591 for more information.
Mifflin County Shrine Club meeting - Dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m., Burnham OIP.
Tuesday, March 25
Art time - 10 a.m.-2 p.m., The Hill Store Guest Cottage and Event Center, 3849 W. Main St., Belleville. Bring art projects to work on and a lunch. Beverages will be provided. Cost is $6 per person. For more information, contact Ann McNabb at 935-2390.
Adult beginner swim lesson - 11-11:45 a.m., YMCA, Burnham. Call 248-5019 for more information or to register.
Free concert - 6-8:30 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. The concert will feature Unusual Suspects and RB Powell. The public may bring snacks and nonalcoholic beverages.
Egg sale - 8-11:30 a.m., First United Methodist Church of Lewistown. They are 80 cents a piece and flavors include peanut butter, cocnut cream and butter cream. People can also call ahead for eggs by calling 242-1539.
Native American Life in Susquehanna River Basin free program - 7 p.m., Allensville Community Hall. Park behind the Allensville Fire House. The event is sponsored by the Kishacoquillas Valley Historical Society. For more information, call 242-2666.
Aqua Zumba - 9 a.m., YMCA. Call 248-5019 for more information.
Exercise class - 3:30 p.m., St. Mark's Episcopal Church, Lewistown. Call 953-6158 for more information.
Dominoes - 9 a.m., Derry Township Senior Center, Yeagertown.
Sonshine Children's Club meeting - 6-8:30 p.m., LUMINA Center, Lewistown. For children ages 5 to 18.
Free lunch - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., New Life Church soup kitchen, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham.
Charity knitting circle - 5:30-7:30 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. New members welcome. For more information, call 242-1591.
Free lunch - 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., New Life Church soup kitchen, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham. Meal will be hot turkey sandwiches with french fries and gravy.
Grocery auction - 6 p.m., Sale Village Auction Center, 36 Maple St., Belleville.