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 The phone number is not for publication, unless so indicated.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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¯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: ldmjdj@embarqmail.com 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.

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 pbelifore@miffincountylibrary.org. New members welcome, even if you have not read the book.

Wednesday, Jan. 19

¯Food giveaway — 10-11 a.m. at Beavertown Hillbilly Fever carnival grounds off East Sassafras Street. Volunteers needed starting at 8:30. Donations are appreciated to Helping Hands, Helping Others, P.O. Box 151, Beavertown, PA 17813. No income guidelines. Please do not arrive early.

¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1964 brunch — 10:30 a.m. at Vince’s Pizza

¯Free community lunch — 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church, East Waterford; eat-in. Menu: pork and sauerkraut, dumplings, mashed potatoes and orange dessert. Information: Sharon Milliken at (717) 734-3162.

¯Chief Logan Class of 1967 monthly luncheon — 12:30 p.m. at Big Daddy’s. Class members, spouses, significant others and friends are invited.

¯Kishacoquillas Class of 1967 luncheon — 12:30 p.m. at J.P. Edwards.

¯Mission Quilts –1 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Sewing skills not necessary. Helpers needed.

¯Chief Logan Class of 1957 monthly dinner — 5 p.m. at J.P. Edward’s, Burnham. More information: (717) 248-3789.

¯Mifflin County Democratic Committee meeting — 6:30 p.m. at United Steelworkers Union Hall, 519 Electric Ave., Lewistown.


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.


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