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 The phone number is not for publication, unless so indicated.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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¯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. $5.00/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) 248-9576 or (717) 250-7776.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1958 breakfast –9 a.m. at Sal-Lee’s. Call Theresa Schaaf at (717) 667-2389 to save a chair at the table.

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. at 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.

Saturday, Sept. 25

¯Juniata Area Detachment of the Marine Corps League Meeting — 10 a.m. at the Mifflintown Fire Hall.

¯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.

¯Salvation Army of Lewistown harvest auction — The kitchen will open at 5 p.m. for food purchases and the auction will begin at 6 p.m. Masks are recommended for all those who are not vaccinated. For more details, please call (717) 248-8338.

¯Apple Festival — 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Bender Park, Reedsville. Homemade apple butter, apple dumplings, gourmet caramel apples, breakfast sandwiches, lunch and ice cream. Local artisans and crafters. Kids’ activities and pony rides.

¯Grove Memorial UMC bake sale and yard sale –8 a.m. to 3 p.m., Grove memorial UMC, 611 S. Main St., Lewistown. Indoor yard and bake sale.

¯Relay for Life of Mifflin/Juniata — Luminary bags on display from dusk to 10 p.m. at Kish Park. Because of the rain the day of the event, bags were not able to be displayed. If you wish to keep a luminary bag for you or your loved one, pick it up before 10 p.m.

Sunday, Sept. 26

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

¯Take-out spaghetti dinner — 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., Lack Tuscarora EMS, East Waterford. Cost: $10 for ages 12 and older, $5 for kids ages 6-11, free for kids 5 and younger. Menu: Spaghetti, meatballs, garlic bread, salad, drink and dessert included. Take out only.

¯Joe Wolfley Memorial Car Show — Registration is 9 a.m. to noon at McClure American Legion Post No. 942. Trophies to Top 15, plus other awards. Concession stand available. Any questions contact Mike or BJ Wolfley at (570) 658-2171.

¯Free community luncheon –11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Lewistown Presbyterian Church, 17 E. Third St. Enter at the 3rd Street door. Dine in and takeout available. Please no early arrivals; masking is encouraged. Chicken sandwich, chicken noodle soup and apple crisp will be served.


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.

¯Rothrock High School class of 1956 reunion — noon Oct. 13 at Hoss’s. More information: Shirley Davidheiser, (717) 248-2746.


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