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 The phone number is not for publication, unless so indicated.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.

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, so call (717) 667-3438 or (717) 437-5818 to order. Please 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 Sept. 23. 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) 248-9576 or (717) 250-7776.

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.

Saturday, Sept. 18

¯Millerstown United Methodist Church fall bazaar — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., social hall of the church. Crafts, gifts and decorating ideas. Food including apple dumplings, soups, sandwiches, pies and cakes are available for purchase alongside drinks. Breakfast served to visitors and both breakfast and lunch are available in the cafe.

¯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.

¯Benefit auction for Ronald McDonald House of Danville — 9 a.m., Juniata County Produce Auction site, Cedar Spring Road, Mifflintown.

¯Milroy Lions Club chicken barbecue — 11 a.m. pickup, Milroy ball field.

¯Past and present Walmart associates picnic — 11 a.m., brown pavilion at Kishacoquillas Park. Burgers, hot dogs and water provided. Please bring a covered dish.

¯Chicken barbecue — Pickup at 11 a.m., West Granville Township Fire Co., Strodes Mills. To pre-order call (717) 248-0665.

¯Picnic for past, present Walmart associates — 11 a.m., brown pavilion, Kish Park. Burgers, hot dogs and water provided. Bring a covered dish. Information: Kathy Parson at (717) 248-4421.

¯Salvation Army of Lewistown block party — 1-5 p.m. Games, prizes, food, crafts and more.

¯Keystone State Muscle Cars cruise-in — 5-8 p.m., Londonderry Restaurant and Pub, Reedsville, across from Rutter’s. All cars, trucks, motorcycles welcome. Meets each Saturday through Oct. 30.

Sunday, Sept. 19

¯Flea market — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Lewistown Moose, 80 Brady Lane.

¯A Day of Hope (Suicide Awareness) — 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Hungry Run Distillery (Vira). Cornhole tournament hosted by Mid-Penn Cornhole, Body Weight Bench Competition, basket raffle (over 70 items). Food trucks including Chief Logan Lions French Fries and a BBQ truck, Hungry Run Distillery Products. All proceeds benefit the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. Free admission. Call Amy Koenig at (610) 767-2545 or Elyse Baisey at (717) 247-5289 for information.

Monday, Sept. 20

¯Mifflin County Library Board of Directors meeting — 5:15 p.m. via Zoom. Email smiriello@mifflincountylibrary.org for the link and more information.


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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