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¯Habitat for Humanity of Mifflin County application information session — 11 a.m., Jan. 18 or 25 at East End Coffee Co., Lewistown. RSVP: (717) 963-9533. Must RSVP due to limited seating.
¯Mifflin County Chapter of The Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees monthly luncheon meeting — noon, Jan. 17, Body and Soul Community Center, Strodes Mills. Program: pianist Beth Myers. RSVP: Marianne Hornyak at (717) 248-3554 by noon Jan. 14. All school retirees welcome.
¯Soup sale — 11 a.m., Jan. 18, Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 S. Main St., Milroy. Soups are vegetable beef, ham bean, chicken noodle and beef barley. Cost is $3.50 per quart. Order by calling (717) 667-6530 by 7 p.m., Jan. 17.
¯Cash night — Feb. 8, Milroy Fire Co. Benefits Siglerville Baseball and Milroy Fire Co. Doors open at 5 p.m., meal at 6 p.m. For tickets: (717) 667-2317 or (717) 667-2701 by Jan. 25.
Friday, Jan. 17
¯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.
¯Blood drive — 1-5 p.m., Juniata County Library, Mifflintown.
¯Bluegrass Country Express with jam session — 5 p.m. kitchen opens, 6-9 p.m. band performs, 6:30 p.m. jam session, Four Seasons Senior Center, CJEMS Lane, state Route 35, Mifflintown. Food sales benefit the senior center. Admission is $2. Information: (717) 436-6847.
Saturday, Jan. 18
¯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.
¯Free community meal and bingo — Doors open at 10 a.m., Sacred Heart School cafeteria. Meal served at 11 a.m. Bingo will follow the meal.
¯Square dance — 6 – 9 p.m., Mexico Grange annex. Walker Grange 786 will be sponsoring the event. Music will be provided by Down Yonder.
Sunday, Jan. 19
¯Free community meal — 4-5 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lewistown.
Monday, Jan. 20
¯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.
¯Kish Class of 1968 monthly luncheon — 11 a.m., Burnham OIP. No reservation required.
¯Mifflin County Library Board of Directors meeting — 5:15 p.m., Mifflin County Library, Lewistown. Information: (717) 242-2391 or visit http://mifflincountylibrary.org.
¯Mifflin County Shrine Club meeting — dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7 p.m., Burnham OIP.
¯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.
¯ All branches of the Mifflin County Library will be closed in honor of Martin Luther King Day. Normal operating hours will resume on Tuesday, January 21st. Please call the library at 717-242-2391 or visit the website at www.mifflincountylibrary.org for further assistance.”