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¯ABATE Jack’s Mountain Riders and Touring Friends motorcycle ride and chicken barbecue — July 28, American Legion, McClure. Registration by donation beginning at noon. Ride begins at 1 p.m.

¯Fayette Fire Co. Chinese auction — July 30-Aug. 3, Fayette fire hall, during the Fayette Community Carnival. Drawing will be held at 8 p.m. Aug. 3 in the fire hall. You do not have to be present to win. Bring an item for the local pet pantry and get one bonus ticket with the purchase of a sheet of tickers. Hours: 6-9 p.m., Thursday; 6-10 p.m., Friday; 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Saturday, and after the parade until 7:45 p.m.

Monday, July 22

¯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.

¯Bannerville Volunteer Fire Co. gun raffle — 11 a.m., West End Sportsman’s Club, 5123 Ridge Road, Beaver Springs. Tickets available for purchase at (570) 658-6477 and at the door for $10 donation.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1959 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., OIP, Burnham.

¯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.

Tuesday, July 23

¯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.

¯Free community meal — 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham. The meal will feature hoagies, chips, fruit, desserts and drinks.

¯Blood drive — 12:30-6 p.m., Richfield United Methodist Church.

¯Charity knitting circle — 1-3 p.m., First United Methodist Church, Lewistown. New members welcome. More information: (717) 242-1591.

¯Country Roots — 5-8 p.m., Derry Township Senior Center, Yeagertown. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Information: (717) 248-2252.

¯Friends of the Mifflin County Library meeting — 5:30 p.m., Mifflin County Library.

¯Survivors support group — 6:30 p.m., Coleman House, 26 W. Market St., Lewistown. More information: (717) 242-0317 or (717) 513-9406.

Wednesday, July 24

¯National hire a veteran event — 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Lewistown Armory. Cornerstone Landscaping, First Quality Baby Products, Glenn O. Hawbaker, Pennsylvania State Police, Lawe’s Unipar and Zimmerman Truck Lines will be hiring.

¯Juniata County Friends of the Library book sale — during library hours. Pricing for bags, $3; small flats, $2; large flats, $5.

¯Low-impact exercise class — 1 p.m., McVeytown United Methodist Church.