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¯Peanut butter egg sale — 2-6 p.m., New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham. Eggs will be available to purchase every Tuesday and Thursday until April 11. Price is $10 per dozen or $1 each. Call (717) 242-1481 to reserve.
¯“Good Eggs” — First United Methodist Church of Lewistown, Third and Dorcas streets. Peanut butter, coconut cream and buttercream eggs. Cost: 80 cents each. Stop by the church any Monday, Tuesday, Thursday or Friday between 9 a.m. and 11:30 a.m., or call ahead at (717) 242-1539.
¯Whoopie pie sale — 11 a.m.-noon, March 23, Reedsville United Methodist Church, 60 E. Logan St., Reedsville. Cost is $1.50 per whoopie pie. Order ahead for your choice of peanut butter or white cream filling at (717) 667-3778. Proceeds go toward church improvements.
¯Longaberger Basket Bingo — noon, March 17, East Waterford Fire Co., 9607 Route 75 S., East Waterford. Doors open at noon, bingo begins at 1:30 p.m. Special prize drawing for advance ticket sales. 22 games of bingo, raffles, special games, door prizes and food. Cost is $20 per ticket. Event benefits East Waterford Fire Co. For tickets, call (717) 994-0611 or (717) 436-3150.
¯Reasons for Hope conference — 10:15 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., March 17; 6:30 p.m., March 18-20. 104 Shelly Drive, Reedsville. Information: (717) 667-3312.
¯Paint a Pet benefit — 1-3 p.m., March 23, Port Royal Lutheran Church. Cost is $35 per canvas. Reserve by March 20 by calling Amber Supplee at (717) 953-7965. Proceeds benefit the Juniata County 4-H Seeing Eye Puppy Club.
¯Soup sale — 11 a.m., March 23, Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 S. Main St. Vegetable beef, chicken corn, chicken noodle and beef barley available. $3.50 per quart. To order, call (717) 667-6530 before 8 p.m. on March 22.
¯Women’s Service Club bingo — doors open at noon, games start at 1 p.m., March 24, Burnham Lions Community Building. Thirty-One, vintage Longaberger and Vera Bradley bingo. $20 for advance tickets or $25 at the door. Call Sharon at (717) 250-5837 for tickets or information.
¯Ham pot pie sale — after noon, April 4, Trinity United Methodist Church, 428 South Main St., Lewistown. Takeout only. Containers provided. $7 per quart. Last day to order is March 29. Call (717) 248-6291 or (717) 248-4169.
¯Bingo Friday — doors open at 5 p.m., Burnham Lions Club. Door prizes, rip tickets, raffle prizes, 50-50, concession stand. Benefits Mifflin County High Intensity 16U softball. For advance tickets, call or text (717) 437-1451 or (717) 994-1294.
Wednesday, March 13
¯Unleashing the power in your cellphone — 9:30-11:30 a.m., CareerLink of Mifflin County. Tap into the power and utility of your Androids and iPhones. Review everything from simple navigation and messaging to photo storage and third-party app usage. Preregistration required. Sign up at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov or call (717) 248-4942, ext. 178.
¯Derry Township Class of 1950 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Bel-Vue Inn, Reedsville.
¯Lewistown High School Class of 1959 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Vince’s Restaurant, Burnham.
¯Lewistown High School Class of 1951 luncheon — noon, Sal-Lee’s Dream, Strodes Mills. All are welcome.
¯Lewistown High School Class of 1956 luncheon — noon, Sal-Lee’s Dream, Strodes Mills.
¯Excel basics — 1-3 p.m., CareerLink of Mifflin County, Lewistown. Learn how to enter basic information and create basic formulas in an Excel spreadsheet. Preregistration required. Sign up at www.pacareerlink.pa.gov or call (717) 248-4942, ext. 178.
¯Low-impact exercise class — 1 p.m., McVeytown United Methodist Church.
¯Pink Connection monthly meeting — 7 p.m., Juniata Valley Regional Business Center, 152 East Market St., Lewistown. Theme is game night. Bring your favorite game. Entrance at the back, lower level conference room.
Thursday, March 14
¯West Snyder High School Class of 1968 breakfast — 9:30 a.m., Vince’s Pizza and Family Restaurant, Beaver Springs. Members and guests are welcome.
¯Senior gatherings — 9:30 a.m.-noon, Faith United Methodist Church, Main Street, East Waterford. There will be fun, activities, speakers and snacks. Enter at fellowship door at back of church. Information: (717) 734-2330.
¯Bag sale — 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Sacred Heart Thrift Shop, 4 N. Dorcas St. $5 per bag for clothing and shoes.
¯Kishacoquillas High School Class of 1966 ladies brunch — 10:30 a.m., Honey Creek Inn, Reedsville.
¯CLHS Class of 1965 lunch — noon, Burnham OIP. Information: (717) 994-1721.
¯Clothing and shoe donations — noon-3 p.m., Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown. A volunteer will be there to assist.
¯American Red Cross blood drive — noon-6 p.m., Ellen Chapel Church, Lewistown.
¯Grocery bingo — 1 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Bring a grocery item and $1.25 for bingo card. Benefits the senior center.
¯Cinderella’s closet, a prom dress giveaway — 4-6 p.m., Church Hill United Methodist Church, 199 Woodland Circle, Reedsville. Information: (717) 348-1170.
¯Aerobics — 6-7 p.m., Hope Center, Bethel AME Church, Lewistown. Cost is $2 if not a member of the church.
¯Captain Jack/Mount Union High School monthly dinner — 6 p.m., Hoss’s, Lewistown. For all classes. Grads and non-grads, spouses and guests are welcome. RSVP to Paul Prough at (717) 953-8563 at least two days in advance.
¯Meat raffle — 6 p.m., Lack Tuscarora EMS, East Waterford. Doors open at 6 p.m., drawing at 7 p.m. All varieties of meats offered.
Friday, March 15
¯Free community breakfast — 7-8:30 a.m., New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham.
¯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. Light lunch provided.
¯Fish, oyster, crab cake, meatloaf, chicken tenders dinner — 4-7 p.m., Decatur Fire Co. cookhouse, North 522, Alfarata.
¯CLHS Class of 1968 dinner — 5 p.m., Londonderry, Milroy.
¯Bluegrass Country Express with jam session — 5 p.m. kitchen opens, 6-9 p.m. band performs, 6:30 p.m. jam session, Four Seasons Senior Center, CJEMS Lane, state Route 35, Mifflintown. Food sales benefit the senior center. Admission is $2. Information: (717) 436-6847.
¯Open house — 5-8 p.m., Belleville Mennonite School. Teachers will be available to answer questions. Tours will be available and a kindergarten bear hunt will be held. A homemade chicken and waffles dinner will be held from 5-7 p.m. or until food is sold out. Cost for meal is free for ages 0-5, $9 for ages 6 and older and $35 for families with four or more members. Cost for prospective new families is $2 per person. Dinner is open to public.
¯“Bye Bye Birdie,” East Juniata High School musical — 7 p.m., East Juniata High School. Tickets are $5 and available at the door. Snow date is March 17.