Editor’s note: The Sentinel offers nonprofit and other community organizations an opportunity to promote upcoming events for free in this community calendar for three days before the event. Events needing reservations also may be promoted for up to two weeks prior to the reservation date.

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

¯Drive Thru apple dumpling sale — Pickup 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Oct. 9 at Pine Glen Church of the Brethren. Cost is $3.50 per dumpling. To order, call Betty Ann Maxwell (717) 242-0501 or Pam Mattern (717) 899-7528, Sarah Esh (717) 667-2643. If no answer, leave a message with your name and telephone number for a return call. All orders must be in by Sept. 28.

¯Chicken/Ham Pot Pie Sale–3-6 p.m., Decatur Fire Co. Cookhouse, SR 522 N, Alfarata.$7 per quart. Order by Oct. 5, by calling (717) 543-2086. Pick up date is Oct. 9.

Saturday, Sept. 26

¯Sandwich, hoagie and baked goods sale — 7 a.m.-1 p.m. at at 402 E. Sunbury St., Millerstown, to benefit Heartbeat Community Services Inc.

¯Arts festival — 9 a.m.-2 p.m. at Church Hill UMC, 199 Woodland Circle, Reedsville. Local artists, food trucks, free craft kits for kids to take home, local author Cathy Swarmer and her children’s book “Puddles” and meet the real Puddles from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Follow Social distancing guidelines, and wearing masks is encouraged. This is an outdoor, rain or shine event.

¯Free drive-through bag lunch — 10:30 a.m.-noon, Trinity United Methodist Church, Main Street, Lewistown. Pick up at back of church.

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

¯Car wash and bake sale — 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at EZ Auto, West Fourth Street, Lewistown. Benefits Derry-Decatur Cyclones football.

¯Chicken Barbecue–11 a.m., Sept. 26, Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 S. Main Street, Milroy. $5 per half. Call (717) 667-3438 or (717) 437-5818 leave message if no answer.

Sunday, Sept. 27

¯Lasagna dinner–11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Lack Tuscarora EMS, takeout only. Lasagna, meatballs, garlic bread, salad and dessert.

Monday, Sept. 28

No events scheduled

Tuesday, Sept. 29

¯Blood drive–1:30 p.m.-7 p.m., Port Royal Community Building. Appointments required. For appointments and “Rapid Pass” visit: www.redcross.org.


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.

¯ Belleville, Menno-Union High School Class Alumni Reunion — scheduled for Oct. 10, is canceled.


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