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.

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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.

Reserve now

¯Freedom Avenue United Methodist Church yard sale –7 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Sept. 17 and 18. Soups- ham/bean, chicken corn, stuffed pepper, and french onion will be sold for $6/quart and baked goods will be available for purchase. Tables available for $15. For more information, or to reserve a table, contact Darla Rickert (717) 635-0919.

¯Milroy Presbyterian Church chicken barbecue –Ready by 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 25, at 321 S. Main St., Milroy. $5/half. Limited supply, call (717) 667-3438 or (717) 437-5818 to order. Leave a message, if no one answers. Call by 7 p.m. Sept. 24.

¯Goose or chicken dinner — Pick up only 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sept. 29, at Decatur Fire Co. Cookhouse, North 522, Alfarata. Goose $16 per dinner, or chicken $14 per dinner. Mashed potatoes, filling, gravy, corn, pepper slaw, applesauce and cake. Call to order at (717) 543-0921 by Monday, Sept. 23, 2021. Pre-orders served only.

¯LHS Class of 1958 breakfast — 9 a.m., Sept. 25 at Sal-Lee’s, Strodes Mills. Call Theresa Schaaf at (717) 667-2389 to save a chair at the table.

¯Ellen Chapel annual chicken barbecue — Sept. 25 at Ellen Chapel pavilion, Ferguson Valley Road, Lewistown. Cost $5 per half. Baked good and sides available at 10 a.m. Walk-ins for chicken available at 11 a.m. Advance orders: (717) 248-9567 or (717) 250-7776.

Wednesday, Sept. 15

¯Kishacoquillas Class of 1965 luncheon –11 a.m. at Hoss’ restaurant, Lewistown.

¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1958 lunch — noon, Bel-Vue Inn, Reedsville.

¯Chief Logan Class of 1967 monthly luncheon — 12:30 p.m., Big Daddy’s, Lewistown. All class members, spouses, significant others and friends are invited.

¯Chief Logan Class of 1957 monthly get together — 5 p.m., Sal-Lee’s Dream, Strodes Mills.

¯Mifflin County Democratic Committee meeting — 6:30 p.m., United Steelworkers Union Hall, 519 Electric Ave., Lewistown. Masks must be worn unless fully vaccinated.

¯Mifflin County Library book group –2:30 p.m. at the library, 123 N. Wayne St., Lewistown. We will be discussing the book, “The Lost Apothecary,” by Sarah Penner. New members are always welcome, even if you have not read the book. Call the library at (717) 242-2391 or email pbelfiore@mifflincountylibrary.org for any further information.

Thursday, Sept. 16

¯Shelter Services yard sale — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at both locations, 13 Depot St. Lewistown, and 982 Parcheytown Road, Lewistown. 100 percent of proceeds go toward supporting the homeless.

¯Juniata Joint High School Class of 1962 luncheon — noon and ordering off the menu at 1 p.m. at Bread of Life Restaurant in McAlisterville. Information: (717) 250-7751.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1957 ladies lunch — noon, blue pavilion at Kishacoquillas Park. Bring a lunch.

¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1960 lunch — noon, Kountry Kitchen, McVeytown. Information: Fay Headings at (717) 242-1258.

¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1958 lunch — noon, Bel-Vue Inn, Reedsville.

¯Kishacoquillas Class of 1968 class luncheon — 11 a.m., Honey Creek Inn

¯Bingo — 1 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center

Friday, Sept. 17

¯Free community breakfast — 7-8:30 a.m., New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham.

¯Shelter Services yard sale — 9 a.m.-2 p.m., at both locations, 13 Depot St. Lewistown, and 982 Parcheytown Road, Lewistown. 100 percent of the proceeds go toward supporting the homeless.


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.

¯Juniata High School class of 1959 reunion — 4 p.m. Sept. 18 at Bread of Life Restaurant. To reserve, call (717) 513-7629 or (717) 436-6178.

¯IVHS and LAHS Class of 1991 30th reunion — Sept. 25 at Hungry Run Distillery. Cost is $10 per person. More information: ivhslahs1991@gmail.com.

¯Chief Logan Class of 1958 reunion — Oct. 9 at the Hill Store in Belleville. Get together at 4 p.m., meal at 6. Reservations are necessary and must be made by Sept. 25. To reserve: Nellie Wilson, (717) 953-9288 or Shirley Brown, (717) 248-2967.


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