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¯Central PA Pink Connection costume party — 7 to 10 p.m. Oct. 9, at Brookmere Winery in Belleville. Tickets are $25 and can be purchased by calling or texting (571) 422-8969 or online at https://bit.ly/3o2xqAT. More information: pinkconnection.org or firstname.lastname@example.org.
¯Mifflin County Chapter of PASR luncheon — October luncheon meeting at noon on Friday, Oct. 15, at Birch Hill Event Center, 1100 N. Pine St., Burnham. The menu will be caprese salad, ham, sweet potatoes, green bean almondine, roll/ butter, gingerbread. Cost of the meal is $14. The program will be “Unusual Suspects.” If you plan to attend, please reply to this e-mail, email@example.com, by noon on Tuesday, Oct. 12, or by calling (717) 437-6024. Please give the number of people attending. All school retirees are welcome.
Thursday, Sept. 30
¯Ace the Interview — 10 a.m. to noon; PA CareerLink Mifflin County, MCIDC Plaza, Bldg 58. Learn the best way to present yourself on paper and in person.
¯Intro to Microsoft Excel — 1 to 2:30 p.m., PA CareerLink Mifflin County, MCIDC Plaza, Bldg 58. Learn how to use the basic features of Microsoft Excel’s spreadsheet to create, track, and edit data. Learn how to insert and format formulas, use shortcuts, manage rows and columns and insert headings.
¯Bingo — 1 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center
¯Standard Steel Melt Shop retirees breakfast — 8:30 a.m. at Yetter’s, McVeytown
Friday, Oct. 1
¯Free community breakfast — 7 to 8:30 a.m., New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham.
¯American Red Cross blood drive — 1 to 6 p.m., Christ Church, Beaver Springs. Appointments required. For appointments and “Rapid Pass” visit: www.redcross.org.
¯45th annual JCS Benefit Auction — 4 p.m. and on, McAlisterville Park. Local food trucks, crafts, baked goods, produce, housewares, outdoor items, gift certificates, specialty coffee and theme baskets available. Proceeds benefit Juniata Christian School.
¯Kettle Fest — 8 a.m. until dark at Tuscarora Heritage Days, East Waterford. Flea market with free setup. More information: (717) 543-8457.
Saturday, Oct. 2
¯Church Hill UMC Art Festival –9 a.m.-2 p.m., 199 Woodland Circle. Rain or shine event. Information: (717) 667-3778.
¯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.
¯45th annual JCS Benefit Auction — All day, McAlisterville Park. Local food trucks, crafts, baked goods, produce, housewares, outdoor items, gift certificates, specialty coffee and theme baskets available. Proceeds benefit Juniata Christian School.
¯Kettle Fest — 8 a.m. until dark at Tuscarora Heritage Days, East Waterford. Flea market with free setup. Car show, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Horseshoe tournament; Civil War reenactors. More information: (717) 543-8457.
¯ Rescue Our Furry Friends adoption and donation event –9 a.m. to noon at Blaise Alexander Subaru, Lewistown.
Sunday, Oct. 3
¯Flea market — 8 a.m.-1 p.m., Lewistown Moose, 80 Brady Lane.
¯Kettle Fest — 7 a.m. until noon at Tuscarora Heritage Days, East Waterford. Flea market with free setup. More information: (717) 543-8457.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org, or call (717) 248-6741.
¯Rothrock High School class of 1956 reunion — noon Oct. 13 at Hoss’s. More information: Shirley Davidheiser, (717) 248-2746.