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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 and 11:30 a.m., or call ahead at (717) 242-1539.
¯Mifflin County PASR meeting–noon, March 15, Body and Soul Community Center. Reserve by calling Sue Peirce at (717) 667-3344 by noon March 12.
¯Whoopie pie sale–11 a.m.-noon, March 23, Reedsville UMC, 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 Company. 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., Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 S. Main St., March 23. Vegetable, beef, chicken, corn, chicken noodle and beef barley available. $3.50 per quart. To order, call (717) 667-6530 before 8 p.m. March 22.
¯ Women’s Service Club bingo–doors open at noon, games start at 1:00 p.m, March 24, Burnham Lions Community Building. Thirty-One, vintage Longaberger and Vera Bradley bingo. $20 advance ticket 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., March 29, Burnham Lions Club. Door prizes, rip tickets, raffle prizes, 50-50, concession stand. Benefits Mifflin County High Intensity 16U softball. For advanced tickets call or text 717-437-1451.
Saturday, March 16
¯All-you-can-eat Breakfast– 7-10 a.m., East Salem United Methodist Church, located at the junction of Routes 333 and 235 in East Salem. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, dried beef gravy, scrambled eggs, muffins, juice, coffee and tea. Cost is $7 for adults, $4 for ages six to 12. Children five and under are free. Takeout available. Information: (717) 463-9694 or (717)535-5806.
¯Methodist Men’s Lenten prayer breakfast–7:30 a.m., Rhodes Memorial UMC, Highland Ave., Lewistown.
¯Boy Scouts of America Troop 4 camping fundraiser grand slam breakfast–8-11 a.m., Lewistown Presbyterian Church, Third and Brown streets. Menu: pancakes, scrambled eggs, bacon, sausage, orange juice and coffee. Cost: $7 for ages 11 and older; $5 for ages 5 to 10, free for ages 4 and younger with paying adult.
¯Indoor yard sale–8-2 p.m., Burnham Lions Building.
¯Clothing and shoe donations–9 a.m.-noon, Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown. A volunteer will be there to assist.
¯Clothing closet — 9 a.m.-noon, Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown. Free soup and sandwiches available.
¯Shoe bank — 9 a.m.-noon, Grace United Methodist Church, Lewistown.
¯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.
¯Saint Vincent DePaul Society community meal–11 a.m.-1 p.m., Sacred Heart School cafeteria. Doors open at 10 a.m. Bingo to follow meal.
¯Fish, oyster and crab cake supper — 4 p.m., Rescue Hose Company #20, 222 S. Sassafras St., Beavertown. Takeout available. Proceeds benefit ladies auxiliary of the fire company.
¯“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 March 17.
Sunday, March 17
¯One Dog at a Time St. Patrick’s Day party–3 p.m., Big Daddy’s Grill ‘n Chill. Event will feature food and drink specials, 50/50 tickets, basket raffles and a DJ. All proceeds will benefit One Dog at a Time, a volunteer, non-profit animal rescue group.
¯Free community meal–4-5 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lewistown.
¯Cinderella’s closet, a prom dress giveaway–4-6 p.m., at Church Hill United Methodist Church, 199 Woodland Circle, Reedsville. Information: (717) 348-1170.
Monday, March 18
¯Clothing and shoe donations–8 a.m.-noon, Evangel Baptist Church, 375 W. Fifth St., Lewistown. A volunteer will be there to assist.
¯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.
¯Kish Class of 1968 monthly luncheon–11 a.m., Burnham OIP. No reservation required.
¯Mifflin County Library Board of Directors meeting–5:30 p.m., Kish branch of the Mifflin County Library, 174 N. Penn St., Belleville.
¯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.
¯Mifflin County Shrine Club meeting– dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m., Burnham OIP.
Tuesday, March 19
¯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.
¯Juniata Valley Quilters Guild meeting–6:30 p.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, Mifflintown. Members encouraged to bring their favorite quilting gadget. Information: (570) 539-4042.