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Kish Class of 1966 annual picnic - Noon, Aug. 23, Kish Park, brown pavilion. Bring a covered dish to share and a beverage. RSVP to 436-9392 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free senior luncheon - Noon, Aug. 25, Lost Creek Presbyterian Church, McAlisterville. Meal provided. Seniors will make care packages for teachers and staff at Fayette Elementary School. Call 463-3138 if planning to attend.
Free chef salad luncheon - Noon, Aug. 27, First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. For transportation, call 248- 1011 by noon on Aug. 26.
Writing workshop - 7-9 p.m., Aug. 28, Gallery 3West, Monument Square, Lewistown. Cost: $10 per person. Bring a pen or pencil and a notebook. To register email email@example.com or call 994-1225.
Living Well program - 1-2:30 p.m., Sept. 3, 10, 17 and 24, Community Cancer Treatment Center, 300 Third St., Lewistown. Classes are free. Register by calling 242-7297 by Aug. 29.
Drawing workshop - 7-9 p.m., Sept. 4 and 11, Gallery 3West, Monument Square, Lewistown. Cost: $20 per person. Bring a pencil. RSVP by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. or calling 994-1225. Sponsored by Mifflin-Juniata Arts Council.
Thursday, Aug 21
Blood drive - Noon-6 p.m., Lewistown Elks Club.
Chief Logan High School Class of 1958 luncheon - Noon, J.P. Edwards, Lewistown. All classmates and spouses invited.
Kish Class of 1961 ladies luncheon - 11 a.m., Boulevard BBQ, Burnham.
Mifflin County Chapter of the PA Association of School Retirees picnic - 11 a.m., green pavilion at Kish Park. Fried chicken and bottled water provided. Bring a covered dish to share and a Bingo prize.
Free concert 5 p.m., Lewistown Senior Center. Bill Bitner and friends will perform. Bring a snack to share.
KeyStone Gamers - 6-9:30 p.m., Moose Family Center, 80 Brady Lane, Lewistown. Do not have to be a Moose member to join. For more information email email@example.com.
Alzheimer's support group - 4 p.m., Richfield Senior Center. Call 694-3434 for more information.
Bariatric surgery support group - 4-5 p.m., Geisinger-Lewistown Hospital Classroom 4. Session moderated by Virginia M. Wray, DO, CNSP. For more information call 242-7099.
Chief Logan High School Class of 1970 reunion meeting - 7 p.m., J.P. Edwards, Lewistown.
Friday, Aug. 22
No events reported.
Saturday, Aug. 23
Car wash - 9 a.m.-2 p.m., West Granville Fire Co. Benefits Taylor Dickson, of Strodes Mills, who was diagnosed with cancer.
Dog splash - Noon-3 p.m., Burnham Pool. Cost: $5 per dog. Sponsored by ROFF.
Indoor yard sale - 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Holy Communion Lutheran Church, Yeagertown.
Raffle - 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Mifflin County Library, Lewistown. Items include PSU football tickets and restaurant certificates. Cost: $10 per ticket; $20 for three. Benefits Friends of Mifflin County Library.
Raffle - 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Belleville branch of Mifflin County Library. Items include PSU football tickets and restaurant certificates. Cost: $10 per ticket; $20 for three. Benefits Friends of Mifflin County Library.
Sunday, Aug. 24
Cruise for Chase - 1 p.m., leaving from Vince's Pizza, Beaver Springs. Donations benefit the Chase Arnold Fund at MCS Bank in McClure. Registration begins at 11 a.m. Pizza provided upon return. For more information call 250-1139 or Ed Arnold at 248-6935.
Benefit Bingo and Chinese auction - Doors open at 11 a.m.; Bingo starts at 1 p.m.; Chinese Auction drawing held at 2 p.m., McClure Legion, Forbes Street, McClure. Donations benefit the Chase Arnold Fund at MCS Bank in McClure. Donations for bake sale and Chinese auction may be dropped off at 11 a.m. to noon Saturday or at10 a.m. Sunday.
Square dance - 7-10 p.m., doors open at 5:30 p.m., Bannerville Fire Co. Kitchen will be open. Cost: $5 per couple; $3 for a single. For more information, call (570) 658-6477.
Free movie - 5-7 p.m., Lewistown Christian and Missionary Alliance Church on Juniata Terrace. "God is Not Dead" will be shown. Refreshments will be served.
Free concert - 1-4 p.m., Decatur Firemen's Park, Lewistown. Doors open at 11 a.m. Bluegrass Country Express will perform. Kitchen will be open. For more information, call 543-5828.