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¯Central Pennsylvania World Hunger Association’s 46th Annual Meat Canning Project — 7 a.m.-7 p.m., Feb. 10-13, East Derry Fire Company, Lewistown. Work available for everyone; youth must be accompanied by parent. Need for meat cutters, helpers on canner, can wipers and labelers and cleanup crew. Groups encouraged to schedule times, but all walk-ins welcome. Information or to schedule group times: John Coldren at (717) 250-6840, Jesse Diem at (717) 348-9577 or Ben Stoltzfus at (814) 625-2430. Donations can be made to: The Central Pa. World Hunger Association, P.O. Box 76, Belleville, PA 17004.

¯Chicken corn soup sale — Feb. 20, Trinity United Methodist Church, South Main Street, Lewistown. Pick up after noon. Cost: $5 per quart. To order call: (717) 248-6291 or (717) 242-1195 by Feb. 13.

¯Mifflin County Chapter of Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees luncheon — noon, Feb. 21, Body and Soul Community Center, Strodes Mills. The program will be Laurie Kozak, Chief Deputy Sheriff titled “Refuse to be a Victim” about cyber security, personal protection and travel, home and automobile security. RSVP: (717) 248-3554 by noon Feb. 18.

¯Soup sale–11 a.m., Feb. 22, Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 S. Main Street, Milroy. Cost is $3.50 a quart. Kinds: vegetable beef, chicken corn, beef barley and chicken noodle. Place orders by 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 21, by calling (717) 667-6530.

¯Decatur Fire Company Ladies Auxiliary Donut Day donut dale–12:30 p.m., Feb. 25, Decatur Fire Company Cookhouse. $8 a dozen, $4.50 for a half dozen. Types: sugar, powdered sugar and cinnamon sugar. Pick up at the Cookhouse. Call to order by Feb. 22. Call: (717) 543-8066 or (717) 543-6267.

¯Chicken pie luncheon — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Feb. 27. Eat in or take out. By reservation only. Port Royal Lutheran Church. RSVP: (717) 527-4040 or church office (717) 527-4581 by Feb. 20.

¯Spaghetti dinner fundraiser — 11 a.m., Feb. 27, Lewistown Senior Center, 515 Knepp Ave., Lewistown. The meal includes spaghetti, roll, toss salad, dessert, punch and coffee. Cost is $7. Deadline to sign up is Feb. 20. No takeout. Reservations: (717) 242-1036.

¯12th annual basket and Chinese auction — noon, March 7, McClure American Legion social room, corner of Forbes and Ohio streets. Drawings will follow the Chinese auction. A basket auction will begin at 7 p.m. Food will be available for purchase all day. Event is hosted by the Veterans Memorial Pool, McClure. To contribute a basket or a new Chinese auction item, contact Janet Will at (570) 765-5731 or Lou Ann Wilson at (717) 543-5712 by Feb. 28.

Saturday, Feb. 15

¯Food distribution — 8-11 a.m., Calvary Bible Church, 100 Calvary Lane, Lewistown.

¯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.

¯Community meal and Bingo — 10 a.m., Sacred Heart School Cafeteria. Meal served at 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and bingo will follow.

¯Juniata High School Class of 1966 lunch — 11:30 a.m., OIP Port Royal.

¯Square dance — 6-9 p.m., Mexico Grange annex. Walker Grange 786 will be sponsoring the event. Music will be provided by Down Yonder.

¯Bannerville Fire Company Auction — 6 p.m. Will have tools, gift options, candy and other items by Charlie Fisher. Information: (570) 658 6477.

Sunday, Feb. 16

¯Free community meal– 4-5 p.m., St. John’s Lutheran Church, Lewistown.

Monday, Feb. 17

¯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.

¯ Retired UPS employee Luncheon — noon, Lewistown Hoss’s.

¯Mifflin County Library Board of Directors meeting — 5:15 p.m., Mifflin County Library, Lewistown. Information: (717) 242-2391.

¯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.

Tuesday, Feb. 18

¯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.

¯Grief support group — 11 a.m.-noon, 129 S. Main Street, Suite T.

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

¯The Juniata Valley Quilters Guild — 6:30 p.m., Rhodes Memorial Church, 500 Highland Avenue, in Lewistown. For the program, members are asked to bring a red or pink item to share with the guild. Information: (570) 539-4042.