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¯Driver safety class — noon-4:30 p.m., Sept. 23-24, Valley View Retirement Center Chapel basement, Belleville. Class for ages 55 and older. Registration cost: $20 per person, $15 for AARP members. Bring membership card and driver’s license to class. For reservations, call (717) 667-2763.

¯Mifflin County Chapter of PASR luncheon meeting — noon, Sept. 20, Body and Soul Community Center, Strodes Mills. The program will be a presentation by the PA Senior Medicare Patrol, a group dedicated to informing the public on how to protect yourself, your loved ones and Medicare from fraud and abuse. Reserve by calling Marianne Hornyak at (717) 248-3554 by noon Sept. 17.

Monday, Sept. 16

¯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 reservations required.

¯Mifflin County Library Board of Directors meeting — 5:15 p.m., Mifflin County Library, 123 N. Wayne St., Lewistown.

¯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, Sept. 17

¯Children’s breakfast — 6:30 a.m., Yeagertown United Methodist Church social room, Mann Avenue, Yeagertown. Adults are welcome to accompany their children.

¯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.

¯Kish High School Class of 1958 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Burnham OIP.

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

¯Juniata Valley Quilters Guild — 6:30 p.m., Messiah Lutheran Church, 3 S. Third St., Mifflintown. Kickoff meeting for the new year, annual picnic and yard sale. Everyone should bring a dish to share, place settings and a drinks. Dues for the new year will also be collected. For more information, contact Roxanne Boyer at (570) 539-4042.

Wednesday, Sept. 18

¯Chief Logan Class of 1964 brunch — 10:30 a.m., Vince’s Pizza and Family Restaurant, Burnham.

¯Juniata Valley Community Support Program of Mifflin, Huntingdon and Juniata counties — 10:30 a.m., Mifflin County Courthouse Annex, West Third Street, Lewistown. CSP is a coalition of mental health consumers, family members and professionals working to help adults with serious mental health disorders, illnesses and co-occurring disorders, live successfully in the community. All are welcome.

¯Kishacoquillas High School Class of 1965 luncheon — 11 a.m., Hoss’s Steak and Sea House.

¯Kish High School Class of 1958 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Burnham OIP.

¯Free lunch — noon, Faith United Methodist Church, East Waterford.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1955 luncheon — 12:30 p.m., Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Lewistown.

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

¯Chief Logan Class of 1967 luncheon — 1:30 p.m., Burnham OIP. All class members, spouses, significant others and friends are invited.


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