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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.
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¯Pep Rally-themed luncheon — 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Jan. 22 at Mifflin County High School. $20 for adults and children ages 2 and older; $100 for table of six. Price includes boxed lunch, activities for children, meet and greet with cast from “High School Musical” production. Deadline to register is Jan. 18. Mail checks payable to MCHS Drama Club, c/o Mrs. Ruble, Mifflin County High School, 501 6th St., Lewistown, PA 17044. Please include contact name and phone number, and number of children and adults attending.
¯Mifflin County chapter of PASR January luncheon — noon, Jan. 21, Birch Hill Event Center, 1100 N. Pine St., Burnham. Menu: Fruit salad, roasted turkey, cranberry sauce, stuffing, gravy, mashed potatoes, rolls and marbled cake. Cost: $14. At meeting, representative from PASR will discuss benefits. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or (717) 437-6024 by noon Jan. 18.
¯Daddy Daughter Dance — 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 19, at the MACC in Beaver Springs. Only 350 tickets available. Photos, raffle and light meal. Dads $6, Daughters $4 and spectators-$5. Pre-Registration and payment required by Feb. 12 by calling (570) 658-2276.
Saturday, Jan. 15
¯LHS Class of 1958 breakfast — 9 a.m., Michelle’s OIP, Reedsville.
¯Free community meal — 11 a.m. at Sacred Heart, sponsored by St. Vincent dePaul Society. Doors open at 10. Bingo to follow. Masks required to enter.
¯Fish, oyster and crab cake supper — 4 p.m. at Rescue Hose Co. No. 20, 222 S. Sassafras St., Beavertown. Takeout available. Proceeds benefit the ladies auxiliary.
Sunday, Jan. 16
No events reported.
Monday Jan. 17
No events reported.
Tuesday, Jan. 18
¯Dominos — 9 a.m., Yeagertown Senior Center.
¯Book group meeting — Lewistown and Kish book groups of the Mifflin County Library will have a combined Zoom meeting at 5:30 p.m. The book, News of the World, by Paulette Jiles, will be discussed. For the link, call the library at (717) 242-2391 or email email@example.com. New members welcome, even if you have not read the book.