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¯Beale Township Firemen’s Festival — Soup and ice cream by the quart only: chicken corn and ham bean kettle soups; chocolate, vanilla and strawberry ice cream. $6 per quart. Advance orders appreciated; call the firehouse at (717) 436-5377 or Billy Harrison Jr., (717) 953-5165, or on Facebook.

¯Drive Thru Chef Salads–Friday Aug. 14, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 4 p.m.-6 p.m. Pine Glen Church of the Brethren, Route 103, Lewistown. Salads are $7 and can be ordered with either Ranch, Italian or Sweet and Sour dressing. Call to preorder by Aug. 9. You can call Betty Maxwell at (717) 242-0501, Pam Mattern at (717) 899-7528 or Sarah Esh at (717) 667-2643. If no answer, leave a message and number to call back at.

¯Flea market — 8 a.m. Sundays at Lewistown Moose, 80 Brady Lane. Spaces available; call (717) 248-8583.

Friday, Aug. 7

¯Youth Bingo — at Middlecreek Area Community Center, Beaver Springs. Doors open 5:30 p.m. $10 admission includes 20 games, hot dog, chips and drink. More information: (570) 658-2276.

Saturday, Aug. 8

¯Kid Tennis Team Competition–10-11 a.m., Walnut Springs Racquet Club, Airport Road, Reedsville. For kids 7-12, cost is $25 and due the first day of class. Email Coach Eddie at walnutspringsracquetclub@gmail.com with your name and age and level of play.

¯Keystone State Muscle Cars cruise-in — 5-8 p.m. at Londonderry Restaurant, Milroy. Across from Rutter’s. Free event open to all.

¯Chicken barbecue–11 a.m., West Granville Township Fire Co., Strodes Mills. $5 a half. Information: (717) 248-0665.

¯Beale Township Firemen’s Festival — 2051 Cider Press Road, Port Royal. Soup and ice cream by the quart only: chicken corn and ham bean kettle soups; chocolate, vanilla and strawberry ice cream. $6 per quart. Olivia’s fresh cut fries will also be available from 2-8 p.m.

¯Community Day/Spring Street, Lewistown — 7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Bake sale with hot dogs and hamburgers at Mount Rock E.M. Church.

¯Fly-in, Drive-in, Walk-in Breakfast — 8-10:30 a.m. at the EAA Club House, Mifflin County Airport, Hanger 4, 8:00 am-10:30 am. “World Famous Omelet” plus your favorite side dishes. Sponsored by Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 518.

Sunday, Aug. 9

¯Roast beef dinner — 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at McClure Volunteer Fire Company. Take-out only. $9, includes roast beef, filling, mashed potatoes, gravy, two vegetables and assorted deserts.

Monday, Aug. 10

¯Blood drive–1-7 p.m., Locust Grove Mennonite Church. Appointments are required. For appointments and “Rapid Pass” visit www.redcross.org.

¯Chief Logan Class of 1954 — lunch at Bel-Vue beginning at 11:40 a.m. Classmates and guests are welcome. More information: (570) 522-0944.


Upcoming reunions are published as part of the calendar. Missing classmate requests are published once and repeated only if updated. Brief reports of reunions and class reunion photos with the people identified in the order in which they appear are accepted for publication in the Living section. The deadline for submitting notices is one week before publication. Submit reunion notices to Jeff Fishbein at The Sentinel; email living@lewistownsentinel.com, or call (717) 248-6741.

¯ John Shawver reunion –normally held the second Sunday in August; is canceled in 2020.

¯ Flood-Baumgardner reunion — descendants of George and Edith Campbell Flood, and John Davis and Carrie Wagner Baumgardner. 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Aug. 9 at East Waterford Fire Hall, 9667 Route 75 South. Please bring a covered dish. Sharing of old photos appreciated. More information: (717) 607-9776, (717) 440-5370, (717) 363-2475.

¯ Guyer reunion — was to be Aug. 9 at Lost Creek Community Park; canceled due to coronavirus. More information: Don Guyer, (717) 463-3761.

¯ Margaret Kauffman reunion — was to be Aug. 9 at the Longfellow playground; canceled until next year.

¯ Descendants/family of John and Sara Fleming reunion — Aug. 16, Fremont Social Hall, Mount Pleasant Mills. Doors open 11:30 a.m, lunch at noon. Bring table setting/dish to share. Games for children. Information: (717) 381-7814.

¯ Samuel Krepps reunion — noon Aug. 16 at McVeytown playground.

¯ Headings reunion — 12:30 p.m. Aug. 23 at Kish Park.

¯ Lewistown Specialty Yarns reunion — 10 a.m. Aug. 29, Kish Park green pavilion. Questions: (717) 543-6093.

¯ Pecht reunion — scheduled for Sept. 20; is canceled this year.


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