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 deadline.

Events that require a purchase from a for-profit business, even if a donation is made to the organization, are not eligible for the calendar.

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 The phone number is not for publication, unless so indicated.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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¯Apple dumpling sale — Pickup is Friday, Oct. 15, 2021, at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 21 S. Main St., Lewistown. Cost is $4 each. To order call: (717) 543-5715 or (717) 248-9903 or (717) 248-0506.

¯Apple dumpling sale — Pick up 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., Friday, Oct. 22, at Pine Glen Church of the Brethren, 61 Pine Glen Road, Lewistown. Cost is $4 each. Call Cindy Yoder at (717) 248-3890 or Kathy Stimely at (717) 994-1223. Last date to order Oct. 15, 2021.

¯Soup sale — Oct. 16 at Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 S. Main St., Milroy. $4/ quart. Chicken corn, vegetable beef, beef barley and chicken noodle will be available. To order call (717) 667-3438 or (717) 437-5818. Please leave message, if no answer.

¯Apple dumpling sale — 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Oct. 23, at Beaver Springs Fire Co., 1015 Center Ave. Cost: $3.50 each. You may place an order by contacting any member, Facebook or by email-admin@beaverspringsfire.com. Information: (570) 658-2311. Proceeds benefit the fire company.

Wednesday, Oct. 13

¯Bag sale — 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sacred Heart Thrift Shop, 4 N. Dorcas St. Lewistown. $5 a bag for clothing and shoes.

¯City fire house trivia — $10 all-you-can-eat meal. Trivia begins at 7:30 p.m., hosted by Jed Donahue. Prizes awarded to top two teams.

Thursday, Oct. 14

¯Job fair — 10 a.m.-noon, Juniata Valley YMCA, 105 First Ave., Burnham. Organized by PA CareerLink. Veterans admitted at 9:30 a.m. More than 30 employers expected to be on site. Masks and social distancing required. Open to everyone. Information: (717) 248-4942.

¯American Red Cross blood drive — 1 to 6:30 p.m., McVeytown Fire Co. Appointments required. For appointments and “Rapid Pass” visit: www.redcross.org.

¯Bag sale — 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sacred Heart Thrift Shop, 4 N. Dorcas St. Lewistown. $5 a bag for clothing and shoes.

¯1965 Chief Logan Alumni luncheon –noon, pavilion at the Yeagertown playground. Hot dogs, pulled chicken barbeque chicken sliders, and whoopie pies will be provided. Please bring a side dish, salad or something to share.

¯Kish Class of 1966 ladies lunch — 11:15 a.m., Bel-vue Inn, Reedsville.

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

¯Captain Jack / Mount Union Area High School luncheon — 1:30 p.m. at Red’s Diner.

Friday, Oct. 15

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

¯Healthy Steps for Older Adults — 9-11:30 a.m. at McVeytown United Methodist Church. Refreshments provided. More information: (717) 320-8367.

¯Bag sale — 10 a.m. – 3 p.m., Sacred Heart Thrift Shop, 4 N. Dorcas St. Lewistown. $5 a bag for clothing and shoes.

¯“Live Elvis” tribute and toy drive — 4 to 8 p.m. (Rain date Oct. 22). Come out and enjoy a “live Elvis” tribute show at a toy drive, hosted by the All-American Cruizers, at Regester Chevrolet, Thompsontown. No cost to attend, but accepting donations of new, unwrapped toys. For each toy contributed, $5 will be donated by Regester’s for the purchase of even more toys for holiday distribution by the Marine Corps Reserves.

¯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.

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


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