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¯Mifflin County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees luncheon — noon, Dec. 13, Body and Soul Community Center, Strodes Mills. The program will be the Mifflin County high school ensemble “Cantare,” directed by Vicki Fensterbush. RSVP: Marianne Hornyak at (717) 248-3554 by noon Dec. 10. All school retirees are welcome.

¯Soup, sandwich and salad bar — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Dec. 13, St. Marks Episcopal Church, 21 S. Main St., Lewistown. Tickets are $8 a person. To purchase a ticket you can call (717) 248-9903 or (717) 248-0506.

¯LHS Class of 1958 breakfast — 9 a.m., Dec. 14, Sal-Lee’s, Strodes Mills. RSVP: Jack Ingram at (717) 935-2033 or Theresa Schaaf at (717) 667-2389 by noon, Dec. 13. Members, spouses, friends welcome.

¯Breakfast with Santa — 10 a.m., Dec. 21, Milroy Hose Co., Milroy. Santa will make an appearance at the breakfast. The menu includes Kringle cakes, elf eggs, reindeer sausage, Blitzen’s bacon Frosty’s milk, Cupid’s coffee and jingle juice. Proceeds benefit local families in need. Cost is a donation. Registration is due by Dec. 14, by calling Darlene Kephart: (717) 667-2388.

Tuesday, Dec. 10

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

¯Sanyo Employees breakfast — 8:30 a.m., Londonderry Restaurant, Milroy.

¯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.

¯Mifflintown MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) — 9:30-11:30 a.m., First Baptist Church, Mifflintown. Child care provided.

¯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.

Wednesday, Dec. 11

¯Lewistown Post Office Retiree Luncheon — 11 a.m., at Hoss’s.

¯Derry Township Class of 1950 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Bel-Vue Inn, Reedsville.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1956 Luncheon — noon at Angelo’s, 5801 Route 10, Lewistown. All classmates are welcome.

Thursday, Dec. 12

¯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 gathering –9:30 a.m., Faith United Methodist Church, Main Street, East Waterford. There will be activities, guest speakers and snacks. Enter at the fellowship door at the back of the church.

¯7 Habits of Successful People – – Based on the best-selling book by Stephen Covey–10 a.m.-noon, PA CareerLink® Mifflin County, MCIDC Plaza, Building 58. This workshop will help you to create a more successful You!

¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1965 luncheon–noon, Burnham OIP. Contact: Dan Collins, (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.

¯Grocery bingo — 1 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Bring a grocery item and $1.25 for bingo card. Benefits the senior center.

¯Captain Jack Joint / Mount Union Area High School monthly dinner — 6 p.m., Hoss’s Steak and Seahouse, Lewistown. Grads and non-grads, spouses and guests are welcome.

¯Aerobics — 6-7 p.m., Hope Center, Bethel AME Church, Lewistown. Cost is $2 if not a member of the church.

Friday, Dec. 13

¯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.

¯ Fill a Cruiser 2019 — 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Giant Store, 200 Dorcas Street, Lewistown. Lewistown Police officers and Local Kiwanis members will be collecting non-perishable food items. Donations will be delivered to the Lumina Center and to Mother Hubbard Cupboard.

¯Single moms care and support group — 6-8 p.m., New Life Church Cafe, 101 Beech St., Burnham. Meetings held Sept. 14-May 31. Meal served 6:30-7 p.m. Child care runs 7-8 p.m. while mothers meet in groups. Information: (717) 437-4946.


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