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Grief Bereavement meeting - 3-4 p.m. or 6-7:30 p.m., July 21, Lewistown Home Health and Hospice: The Bridge, 305 Fourth St., Lewistown. RSVP to Patty Cruikshank by calling 242-5000.
Murder mystery dinner theatre - Doors open at 6 p.m., July 24-26., Middleburg Moose. Tickets are $35 and must be reserved by July 20 by calling (570) 837-0095.
Writing workshop - 7-9 p.m., July 24, 31, Gallery 3West, Monument Square, Lewistown. Cost is $20. Reservations are required. Bring a pen or pencil and a notebook. For more information or to register, call 994-1225 or email email@example.com. Sponsored by the Mifflin-Juniata Arts Council.
Gun bonanza - 11 a.m., July 26, Beaver Springs Fire Co. Tickets are $10. To buy tickets call (570) 658-2311 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. All proceeds benefit the Beaver Springs Fire Co.
Chicken barbecue - 11 a.m.-1 p.m., July 27, McClure American Legion. Benefits McClure Veteran's Memorial Pool. To order call Adam Ewig (570) 765-8411 or Janet Will (570) 765-5731.
Free luncheon - Noon, July 30, First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. Ham salad and macaroni salad will be served. For transportation call 248-1011 by noon, Tuesday, July 29.
Saturday, July 19
Car wash and bake sale - 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Beaver Lutheran Church, Beaver Springs. Proceeds will benefit the youth for their travel to the ELCA Youth Gathering. The event is co-sponsored by Snyder County Thrivent.
Black Bears lecture - 2 p.m., blacksmith shop, Greenwood Furnace State Park. Speaker will be Amy Nabozny, wildlife conservation officers with Pa. Game Commission.
Birds of prey lecture - 7:30 p.m., blacksmith shop, Greenwood Furnace State Park.
Yard sale - 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Yeagertown United Methodist Church. The church will give out hot dogs and drinks.
Pot pie festival - 9 a.m., tractor pull and 4 p.m., pot pie sale, McClure Bean Soup Grove, East Ohio Street, McClure. There will be nightly entertainment July 17-19, with shows at 6 and 7:30 p.m. There will be games and food. For more information contact Judy Pheasant at (570) 658-5501 or Marlene Hassinger at (570) 658-3363. The event is sponsored by the McClure Volunteer Fire Co.
Original art silent auction benefit - 10 a.m.-noon, Mifflin County Library, Lewistown. For more information, visit www.facebook.com/FriendsofMCL.
Yeagertown Community Day - 8 a.m., Yeagertown United Methodist Church. There will be neighborhood yard sales, and an inside yard sale at church.
Car wash - 10 a.m., Advance Auto Parts, Lewistown. Benefits Touring Friends Motorcycle Club and Mother Hubbard's Cupboard.
Shoe bank - 9 a.m.-noon, Grace United Methodist Church, Lewistown.
Sunday, July 20
No events reported.
Monday, July 21
Open house - 7 p.m., Belleville Mennonite School. For prospective parents and their children. For more information, call 935-2184 or visit www.bmsprek12.org.
Blood drive - 1-7 p.m., Juniata Valley YMCA, Burnham.
Mifflin County Library Board of Directors meeting - 5:15 p.m., Mifflin County Library, Lewistown.
Lewistown Knitting Circle - 6-8 p.m., Rhodes Memorial Church, Lewistown. Call 242-1591 for more information.
Mifflin County Shrine Club meeting - Dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m., Burnham OIP.
Tuesday, July 22
Senior farmers' market - 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Beaver Springs Senior Center, 55 Elm St., Beaver Springs. Senior farmer's market nutrition program provides $20 of free produce to Union-Snyder County seniors who qualify. Proof of age and residency required. To obtain a proxy form or more information, call (570) 524-2100 or (570) 374-5558.
Free concert - 6-8:30 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Down Yantz will perform from 6-7 p.m. and Tom and Chris Shaffer will perform from 7-8:30 p.m.
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.