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 The phone number is not for publication, unless so indicated.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

¯Goose Day dinner –11 a.m. until sold out on Sept. 29, 2021, at Reedsville Volunteer Fire Co. Goose, stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy, corn, apple sauce and dinner roll. $15 per dinner. Eat in or take out. Reserve your meal at (717) 667-6110.

¯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.

¯Lewistown High School 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.

Wednesday, Sept. 22

¯Chief Logan Class of 1966 luncheon — 11 a.m., Vince’s, Burnham.

Thursday, Sept. 23

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

Friday, Sept. 24

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

¯Pig in a Poke auction — 6:30 p.m., Freedom Avenue United Methodist Church. Light refreshments served.

¯Single mom support group –6:30-8 p.m., New Life Church Cafe, 101 Beech St., Burnham. Dinner served from 6:30 to 7 for mothers and children. Child care runs from 7 to 8 p.m. while mothers meet in a group. For more information, call or text (717) 437-4946.


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.

¯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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