Cancellations and postponements

Editor’s note: Cancellations and postponements that are made due to the novel coronavirus outbreak will be listed as a service to our readers. Listings are from the first date of postponement or cancellation. When you submit an item for this listing, please include whether it was previously sent to our calendar. If the event is postponed, please include the new date.


¯No luncheon — in March for the Former Curves Members.

¯Lenten fish dinners — hosted by Knights of Columbus, Saint Jude’s council, in Mifflintown will be postponed effective immediately.

¯Brick Saturday — Saturday mornings at Mifflin County Libraries, is suspended until further notice.

¯State parks — all educational programs, trainings, meetings, and public volunteer activities in March and April are suspended until further notice. Programs will be rescheduled if possible.

¯Yeagertown Senior Center — suspended bingo, dominoes and lunches until further notice.

¯AARP Foundation Tax-Aide services — suspended and remaining appointments canceled. The AARP will assess the possibility of reopening the program if the tax season gets extended.

¯State Sen. Jake Corman’s office — in-person visitors to district offices forbidden; staff available for phone/email.

¯State Rep. Rich Irvin’s office — in-person visitors to district offices forbidden; staff available for phone/email.

¯State Rep. Kerry Benninghoff’s offices — walk-in services suspended.

¯State Rep. John Hershey’s office — walk-in services suspended.

¯Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce and Juniata Valley Visitors Bureau — closed for a minimum of 14 days beginning March 16.

¯PennDOT driver, photo license centers — closed until at least March 30; driver’s licenses/learner’s permits, disability placards and/or vehicle registrations expiring before March 31 now do not expire until April 30.

¯Mifflin County Housing Authority administrative office — closed to public through March 31. All appointments and inspections will be rescheduled. For emergencies, call (717) 242-5546.

¯PA CareerLink locations — closed to in-person visitors through March 27. Staff will be available to remotely assist as possible.

¯Fayette Township tax collector, Juniata County — Tax hours scheduled have been cancelled. Per capita and real estate taxes should be mailed or deposited in outside drop box. Include a stamped, self-addressed envelope for receipt. Mail to Bev Richmond 144 Red Bank Road, McAlisterville 17049. Questions call: (717) 463-2697.

¯Port Royal men’s prayer breakfast– at Port Royal Community Center is canceled.

¯Weekday and weekend Mass — All Masses at Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Lewistown and St. Jude Thaddeus Parish, Mifflintown, are suspended until further notice. The Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish office is still open and can be reached at (717) 242-2781 or shparish@sacredheartlewistown.com. For information and updates visit www.sacredheartlewistown.com.

¯Soup, bake, rummage sale — At St. Paul’s (Erdley’s) Lutheran Church, 2337 Erdley Church Road, Middleburg, has been rescheduled for April 18.

¯Free community breakfast — Fridays at New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham, is canceled at least through April 10.

¯Belleville Meals on Wheels — new tentative return date for meal service is Tuesday, April 14.

Thursday, March 26

¯Chamber Business After Hours — at Annsfield Wedding and Event Venue, Mifflintown, postponed until date TBD.

¯Burnham Fire Co. bingo is canceled.

¯Cinderella’s Closet — at Church Hill United Methodist Church is closed. Appointments can be made after April 1 for those who need a dress by calling Timi Narehood at 717-348-1170.

Friday, March 27

¯TEFAP Commodity food distribution — at Salvation Army and Calvary Bible Church is canceled

Saturday, March 28

¯Ham and dandelion supper — at Troxelville Community Hall, is canceled.

¯Boy Scouts of America Troop 4 grand slam breakfast — at Lewistown Presbyterian Church is canceled.

¯Knights of Columbus “Knight at the Races” — at Reedsville Fire Co. postponed until May 16. Those with tickets who are unable to attend may call (717) 667-3373 to arrange refund of purchase price. If no answer, leave message.

¯Free community breakfast — Trinity United Methodist Church, Main Street, Lewistown, postponed until further notice.

¯Lewistown Pistol Club grocery shoot canceled.

¯Spaghetti supper — St. Mark’s Lutheran Church, postponed.

Sunday, March 29

¯Ham shoot — held by the Decatur Sportsman’s Club is canceled.

¯Cinderella’s Closet — at Church Hill United Methodist Church is closed. Appointments can be made after April 1 for those who need a dress by calling Timi Narehood at 717-348-1170.

Monday, March 30

¯Mifflin County School District’s Board of Directors meeting — canceled.

Tuesday, March 31

¯Medical marijuana in the workplace seminar — postponed to date TBD at PA CareerLink, Lewistown.

¯Paint and sip — sponsored by Blue Juniata VFW Auxiliary to benefit Fisher House, is canceled.

¯Lenten teas — at Port Royal Presbyterian Church have been canceled.

Thursday, April 2

¯Burnham Fire Co. bingo is canceled.

¯VFW Post 5935 Belleville meeting scheduled for April 2 has been canceled. May 7 meeting still scheduled at this time.

¯Lewistown-Granville High School Class of 1967 luncheon — at Downtown OIP, Lewistown has been canceled. Next meal is May 6 at Sal-Lee’s Dream in Strodes Mills.

Friday, April 3

¯50th Antique Show & Sale — also April 4 at the Belleville Community Hall. An announcement will be madewhen it has been rescheduled.

¯Juniata Valley Home and Garden Show — also April 4 at Mifflin County Youth Park, Reedsville. If a makeup date can be arranged, that announcement will be made at a future time as circumstances allow.

¯Valley Rural Electric’s 2020 annual meeting — has been canceled. The co-op’s offices are staffed but lobby areas are closed to members and the public.

Saturday, April 4

¯Square dance — at the Mexico Grange Annex, is canceled.

¯United Way of Mifflin-Juniata “Dancing With the Stars” — at Londonderry Restaurant, Milroy has been postponed until Aug. 29 at Body and Soul Community Center, Strodes Mills.

¯ Cash Bingo benefitting Penn Roosevelt Camp and Lodge has been postponed. The Bingo will be rescheduled at a later date. Questions please email pennrooseveltcamp@gmail.com

¯Hunter education class at Juniata County Sportsman’s Club is canceled.

Sunday, April 5

¯Turkey dinner — Burnham Lions Club; canceled.

Monday, April 6

¯Hoagie sale — Burnham Lions Club; postponed until May 8.

Tuesday, April 7

¯Lenten teas — at Port Royal Presbyterian Church have been canceled.

Wednesday, April 9

¯Chief Logan Class of 1965 lunch — at Burnham OIP is canceled.

Saturday, April 11

¯Easter Egg hunt — Burnham Lions Club; postponed until a date TBD.

Monday, April 13

¯Towpath Naturalist Society Meeting is canceled.

Wednesday, April 15

¯Chamber annual meeting — at Birch Hill Event Center, Burnham, has been postponed until a date TBD.

¯Cash night — Burnham Lions Club; canceled.

Saturday, April 18

¯Gun drawing & meal–held by the Juniata County Sportsman Association has been postponed until TBD.

Sunday, April 19

¯American Revolution Round Table — Dr. Jessica Sheets’ program has been rescheduled for Nov. 22.

Tuesday, April 21

¯Senior Expo — sponsored by state Rep. Rich Irvin, at the Smithfield Fire Hall in Huntingdon is canceled.


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