The Sentinel offers nonprofit and other community organizations an opportunity to promote upcoming events for free in the community calendar for three days before the event. Events requiring reservations may be promoted for up to two weeks before 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 in advance via email, events@lewistownsentinel.com; call (717) 248-6741; online, Virtual Newsroom at www.lewistownsentinel.com; or mail or drop off, The Sentinel, 352 Sixth St., P.O. Box 588 Lewistown, PA 17044. The editor reserves the right to edit all submissions.

You must include a telephone number for verification purposes. The phone number is not for publication, unless so indicated.

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•The Mifflin County Chapter of Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees luncheon — Noon, May 20 at Birch Hill Event Center, 1100 N. Pine St., Burnham. The menu will be celery and carrots in ranch, pulled pork sandwich, baked beans, potato salad and fresh fruit cup. Cost of the meal is $14. The program will be the presentation of the John Dillon and Lauretta Woodson awards. Confirm attendance with the number of people attending by noon on Monday, May 16, to ldmidj@embarqmail.com or by calling (717) 437-6024. All school retirees are welcome.

•Chicken barbecue — Meals ready at 10:30 a.m. May 21 at West Granville Township Fire Co., Strodes Mills. To reserve, call (717) 248-0665.

•Post-Mother’s Day tea — 11 a.m,-1 p.m. May 21 at Bethel AME church, 23 N. Juniata St. RSVP for free admission by May 20 to (610) 505-0286.

•Garden to table — 6:30-7:30 p.m., May 24, (rain date May 26), at Rose Massie’s garden in Mattawana. Enjoy a visit to a working garden and learn basics about growing and harvesting vegetables. Sponsored by the United Way of Mifflin-Juniata and Community Partnerships. To reserve a spot, contact Rose Massie at rmassie@cpartnerships.com or call (717) 899-6044.

Saturday, May 14

•Fill-a-Bag clothing sale — 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at Lost Creek Presbyterian Church, 517 Main Street, McAlisterville (next to fire hall). $5 per bag.

•Big Valley Alliance Church clothes closet — 9 a.m.-noon, at 30 S. Kish St., Belleville. Information: (717)483-6951.

•Indoor rummage sale — 9 a.m.-1 p.m., Rhodes Memorial United Methodist Church.

•Plant swap — 9 a.m.-noon at Lost Creek Presbyterian Church, 517 Main Street, McAlisterville (next to fire hall). Flowering perennials are welcome, as well as houseplants, shrubs and trees, along with vegetables and herb starts

•Lewistown High School Class of 1965 luncheon — 11 a.m., Sal-Lee’s Dream, Strodes Mills. All spouses and classmates welcome.

•Fly-in, drive-in, walk-in breakfast — 8 a.m.-10:30 a.m., at the EAA Club House, Mifflin County Airport – Hanger 4. “World Famous Omelet” plus side dishes. Sponsored by Experimental Aircraft Association, Chapter 518.

Sunday, May 15

•Community Choir rehearsal — 6:45 p.m., at St. John’s Lutheran Church, Third and North Main Street, Lewistown. Adult singers are welcome.

•’The Chosen’ movie — 6:30 p.m, Maple Grove Mennonite Church. See the dramatization of life of the disciples and walk with Jesus. Refreshments provided.

Monday, May 16

•UPS retirees luncheon — noon, Hoss’s, Lewistown.

Tuesday, May 17

•Rothrock High School Class of 1958 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Burnham OIP. Spouses and guests are invited. Information: (717) 248-2805 or (717) 899-6666.

•Election Day baked and soup sale — 7 a.m.-?, Turbett Grange Hall, route 333 East near Port Royal. Selling a variety of baked goods. Chicken corn and ham/bean soup. Information: (717) 527-4676.


Upcoming reunions, including missing classmate requests, are published as part of the calendar. 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.


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