Editor’s note: The Sentinel offers nonprofit and other community organizations an opportunity to promote upcoming events for free in this community calendar for three days before the event. Events needing reservations also may be promoted for up to two weeks prior to the reservation date.
Submit items at least one business week before publication via email, firstname.lastname@example.org; voice mail, (717) 248-6741 or (800) 827-6397 (voice mail ext. 112); online, Virtual Newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com; or mail or drop off, The Sentinel, P.O. Box 588 Lewistown, PA 17044.
With all submissions, you must include a telephone number for verification purposes. The phone number is not for publication, unless so indicated. The editor reserves the right to edit all submissions.
¯Ham pot pie dinner — Pickup begins at noon, Nov. 14, Trinity United Methodist Church, 428 S. Main St. Take out only, containers provided. $7 per quart. Last day to order is Nov. 9. To place an order call: (717) 248-6291 or (717) 248-4169.
¯Vegetable beef soup sale — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Nov. 8, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 21 S. Main St. Lewistown $4 a quart. Pick up at church. To order: (717)-543-5715, (717)-248-9903 or (717)-248-0506.
¯ Lewistown High School class of 1958 breakfast — 9 a.m., Nov. 9, at Sal-Lee’s Dream, Strodes Mills. Members, friends and spouses are welcome. RSVP: Jack Ingram at (717) 935-2033 or Theresa Schaaf at (717) 667-2389.
¯Benefit Christmas home tour, painting party and holiday sweets — 5-7 p.m., Nov. 9, The American House, East Waterford. Tour 25 decorated Christmas trees on display in the 1790s mansion, join in a short make and take painting party, and sample delicious desserts. Benefiting East Waterford Christmas lights. Timed tickets for 5 p.m., 6 p.m., or 7 p.m. can be purchased at www.PaintingPartiesByJudy.com
¯ Cash night — Doors open at 5 p.m., meal is at 6 p.m. and drawing is at 7:30 p.m., Nov. 9. Milroy fire hall. Benefits Milroy Hose Company and Siglerville baseball. Information or to sign up: (717) 667-2317 or (717) 667-2701.
¯Homespun XXXIII craft bazaar — 4-7 p.m., Nov. 14, First United Methodist Church, 3rd and Dorcas streets, Lewistown. The turkey dinner and all trimmings ticket prices are Adults are $8, children 6-11 are $3.50 and children 5 and younger are free. This features sweet and treats, fresh from the oven, christmas shop and quilters booth. Ticket can be purchased by calling the church office. Office hours are 7 a.m. to noon, (717) 248-4618. Questions: Sue Fluke, (717) 513-8846.
¯Mifflin County Chapter of Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees luncheon — noon, Nov. 15, Body and Soul Community Center, Strodes Mills. This month, members are asked to bring items or item for bazaar to support scholarship program. Price items for the bazaar. RSVP: Marianne Hornyak (717) 248-3554 by noon Nov. 12. All school retirees are welcome.
¯Kishacoquillas class of 1967 luncheon — noon, Nov. 19, Vince’s Pizza & Family Restaurant, Burnham. Classmates, family and friends welcome.
¯Soup sale — 11 a.m., Nov. 16, Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 S Main St. Vegetable beef, chicken corn and chicken noodle will be available. To order, call (717) 667-6530 by 7 p.m., Friday, Nov. 15.
¯Community Thanksgiving dinner — 11:30-1 p.m., Nov. 28, fellowship hall, McVeytown United Methodist Church, 3 S. Queen St., RSVP: (717) 899-7866 by Nov. 21.
Saturday, Nov. 9
¯Indoor Yard Sale and Baked Goods — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Milroy United Methodist Church, Milroy.
¯Bazaar, soup and bake sale — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., United Methodist Church, 128 N. Orange St., Beavertown. Lunch will be available. Proceeds benefit the church.
¯Bazaar — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., St. Mark’s Evangelical Lutheran Church, Dormantown Road, McClure. Will have baked goods, soup and yard sale items.
¯Community clothes closet — 9 a.m. to noon, Big Valley Alliance Church, 40 S. Kish St., Belleville. Gently used clothing and shoes to give away to people in need, baby diapers and baby wipes also available. More information: (717) 483-6951.
¯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.
¯Holiday bazaar — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Milroy White Memorial Church, South Main Street, Milroy. Wreaths, Christmas, gifts and gift baskets. Greeting and holiday cards (30/40 per box) $30. Accessories, food, white elephant. Lunch will be served, soup, sandwiches, desserts. Soup by the quart, contains: chicken corn, ham and bean, and vegetable soup.
¯Mifflin County Music Boosters 7th annual holiday expo — 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Mifflin County High School, 501 Sixth St., Lewistown. There will be more than 50 vendors, crafters and artists. Live entertainment, concession stands, bike giveaway, photos with Santa, a silent auction and more. Free admission and parking. Donations accepted at the door to benefit Mifflin County student music programs.
¯Lewistown High School Class of 1965 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., OIP, Lewistown. All classmates and spouses are welcome.
¯All-you-can-eat ham and beef potpie supper — 4 p.m., Rescue Hose Company No. 20, 222 South Sassafras St., Beavertown. Takeout quarts available.
¯ Cash night — Doors open at 5 p.m., meal is at 6 p.m. and drawing is at 7:30 p.m. Milroy fire hall. Benefits Milroy Hose Company and Siglerville baseball. Information or to sign up: (717) 667-2317 or (717) 667-2701.
¯ November coffee house — Al and Jean Lumpkin will provide guitar and vocal music at 7 p.m., Mark Hill will provide entertainment at 8:15 p.m., Ellen Chapel Church. Guests will be invited to enjoy coffee or iced tea while listening to music. Light snack provided at intermission along with second cup of coffee.
Sunday, Nov. 10
¯Turkey dinner — 11 a.m.-1p.m., McClure Volunteer Fire Company, McClure. Turkey, filling, mashed potatoes, gravy, candied carrots, corn and assorted desserts. Ages 5 and yonger are free, 6-12 is $5 and 13 and older is $9. Veterans eat free with proof of service.
¯AYCE chicken and waffles — 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Lack Tuscarora EMS, 9320 Route 75 South, East Waterford.
¯Chess club — 2-4 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 3rd and Dorcas, Lewistown. Enter at Third Street entrance. Open to the public. Information: (717) 248-1335.
¯American Folk Musicians Association #11 country and western music — 2 to 5 p.m., Freeburg Community Center, Cros-N-Over will be perform. Refreshments will be available. Public invited. Country dance, square dance, round dance, line and 2 step dancing. There will be a donation at the door.
Monday, Nov. 11
¯Mifflin County Library closure — All branches of the Mifflin County Library will be closed in honor of Veterans Day. Normal operating hours resume Tuesday. Information: (717) 242-2391 or www.mifflincountylibrary.org.
¯Buchanan Retirees Breakfast — 9 a.m., Sal-Lee’s Dream Restaurant, Strodes Mills.
¯Chief Logan Class of 1954 luncheon — 11:40 a.m., Bel-Vue, Reedsville. All class members and guests are welcome.
¯Lewistown High School Class of 1954 luncheon — 12:30 p.m., OIP, Burnham. All members and guests are welcome.
¯Towpath meeting — 7 p.m., Juniata Valley Regional Business Center, Rear 152 E. Market St., Lewistown (Danks Building). Title of the program is Birds and Butterflies and the speaker is Don Douple. The public is invited to the meetings.
Tuesday, Nov. 12
¯Children’s breakfast — 6:30 a.m., social room, Yeagertown United Methodist Church on 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.
¯Sanyo employees breakfast — 8:30 a.m., Londonderry Restaurant, Milroy. All past employees and spouses welcome.
¯Mifflintown MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) — 9:30-11:30 a.m., First Baptist Church, Mifflintown. Child care provided.
¯American Red Cross blood drive — 12:30-6 p.m., Richfield United Methodist Church, Richfield.
¯Giant Foods luncheon — 12:30 p.m., Londonderry Restaurant, Milroy. Retirees, employees and friends welcome.
¯Juniata High School Class of 1966 — 1:30 p.m., OIP, Burnham.
¯ WWVA Jamboree stars — 6 to 8 p.m., Derry Township, Senior center, Yeagertown. Doors open at 5 p.m. Bring snacks to share. For more information, call Frank at 717 248-2252.
¯Climate change presentation — 6:30 p.m., Mifflin County Library community room. Dr. Raymond Najjar, professor of Oceanography at Penn State University will speak on climate change.
¯Survivors support group — 6:30 p.m., Coleman House, 26 W. Market St., Lewistown. Information: (717) 242-0317 or (717) 513-9406.
¯Mifflin-Juniata Arts Council meeting — 7 p.m., Gallery 3 W. Market St., Lewistown.