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.

Submit items at least one business week before publication via email, events@lewistownsentinel.com; voice mail, (717) 248-6741; online, Virtual Newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com; or mail or drop off, The Sentinel, P.O. Box 588 Lewistown, PA 17044. The editor reserves the right to edit all submissions.

With all submissions, you must include a telephone number for verification purposes. The phone number is not for publication, unless so indicated.

If your organization wishes to add a recurring event (e.g., every Monday, third Thursday) that was canceled as a result of the pandemic, contact Lifestyles Editor Jeff Fishbein, email living@lewistownsentinel.com or call (717) 248-6741, ext. 108.

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¯Virtual baby shower — 7 p.m., July 27. RSVPs can be sent to bette.scott@summitel.org or call/text (570) 259-1818 before July 21. There will be games, prizes and drawings. The shower is for pregnant moms living in Snyder, Union and Mifflin counties.

Monday, July 26

¯Blood drive — Locust Grove Mennonite Church, Belleville, 1 to 7 p.m. Appointments required. For appointments and “Rapid Pass” visit: www.redcross.org.

Tuesday, July 27

¯Break Bread Together dinner — 5 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 21 S. Main St., Lewistown. Take out menu: personal pan pizza.

¯Juniata Valley YMCA Health Equity Event — 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the YMCA. Free health-related resources, raffles and prizes. Hosted by Harrisburg Area YMCA and Pennie (Pennsylvania’s Health Insurance Marketplace).

Wednesday, July 29

¯Backpack bingo — 1 p.m. at Middlecreek Area Community Center, Beaver Springs. Bookbag and gift card giveaway. Free to students. Information: (570) 658-2276.


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.

¯50th year class reunion of Penn Highlands/Lewistown Class of 1972. Please email Ann Ziegler Lauder at ann@lauderville.com with updated addresses and phone numbers.

¯F.R. Oburn family reunion — 1 p.m., July 25, Greenwood Furnace State Park. Bring the usual “picnic stuff,” a covered dish to share and your own place settings. Questions: Brenda Boring at (717) 935-2052.

¯Aultz family reunion — July 31 at the Burnham Lions building. Eating at 4, swimming 6-8. Bring auction item and a covered dish.

¯Lynch/Smith/Pennabaker reunion is scheduled for noon, Aug. 1 at Greenwood Furnace State Park pavilion 3. Bring a side dish.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1958 63rd class reunion — Aug. 7 at Birch Hill Event Center. Must register by July 16. Information/RSVP: Theresa Schaaf at (717) 667-2389.

¯50th class reunion for 1971 graduates of the Penn Highlands/Lewistown campus, Aug. 14. Information and/or reservations can be made by contacting Scott at ejnoerr@verizon.net.

¯Mellinger family reunion — Aug. 14 at Kish Park green pavilion. Hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks provided; bring a side dish or dessert to share. Sports theme; there will be games, ticket items and an auction.

¯ LAHS Class of 1981 40th reunion — weekend of Oct. 1-3. See Facebook page LAHS Class of 1981 — Lewistown Area High School (PA) under events tab (six different events) for full details. Call / text Mary at (717) 348-3072 to register or with questions. Deadline to register and pay is Aug. 20.


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