[Lewistown Sentinel] Calendar

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 week in advance via email,; call (717) 248-6741; online, Virtual Newsroom at; 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 The phone number is not for publication, unless so indicated.

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• Mifflin County Chapter of the Pennsylvania Association of School Retirees luncheon meeting — noon, Nov. 3 at Birch Hill Event Center, Burnham. Program will be the bazaar to support PASR’s scholarship program. Please bring and price something to sell. Menu” iceberg salad, garlic bread, pasta marinara with meatballs, pumpkin pie. Cost is $14. Reserve, with number of persons attending, by email to or call (717) 437-6024 by noon Oct. 28. All school retirees are welcome.

• Free Sauerkraut Workshop — Tuesday, Nov.1 from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m at Body and Soul Community Center, Strodes Mills. Learn how to make healthy, fermented sauerkraut and take some home with you. Bring a three-pound head cabbage, a good cutting knife, cutting board and a big dish. For reservations, call Rose Massie at (717) 899-6044 or email Sponsored by Community Partnerships and United Way of Mifflin-Juniata.

• Soup and bake sale — 11:30 a.m., Nov. 5, McVeytown Masonic Lodge, 25 N. Market St., McVeytown. Kettle cooked ham and bean and chicken corn soup. $7 per quart. Pre Orders recommended by calling Mick Abrashoff at (717) 363-3201 by Nov. 1.

• Homespun turkey dinner — 4-7 p.m. Nov. 3, First United Methodist Church, 200 E. 3rd St., Lewistown. Reserve tickets by calling (717) 248-4618 between 9 a.m.. and noon or (717) 513-3915. Cost is $10. Children 5 and under are free.

• Beef vegetable soup sale –11 a.m. to 6 p.m., pickup Nov. 4. Reedsville Lutheran Church, Pearl and Logan St., Reedsville. $7 per quart. Pre-order by Nov. 4 at (717) 667-6312.

• Cash night — Doors open at 5 p.m. Nov. 5, Milroy Fire Hall. Ticket deadline is Nov. 1, Get tickets by calling (717) 667-2317 or (717) 667-2701. Benefits the Siglerville Baseball Association and Milroy Fire Company.

• Holiday bazaar — Nov. 11-12 at Port Royal Lutheran Church, 402 Market St., Port Royal. Frozen homemade ready-to-bake mincemeat and caramel apple pies $12 pies, mincemeat pie filling only $10, soup by the quart $6 (chicken corn, beef vegetable, and ham and bean) must be preordered by Nov. 4. Call the church office at (717) 527-4581, or call (717) 968-3816 or (717) 527-4040.

• Christmas bazaar —

9 a.m.-1 p.m., Nov. 19, Rhodes Memorial United Methodist Church, 500 Highland Avenue, Lewistown. Homemade ham pot pie, vegetable soup, apple and coconut cream pies. Pre-order by calling (717) 248-1897.

• Surviving the Holidays seminar — 6:30 p.m. Nov. 20 at Locust Grove Mennonite Church. The seminar is especially for people who are grieving a loved one’s death. Registration is required by Nov. 13. Call the church office at (717) 935-2164.

Wednesday, Oct. 26

• Bingo — 9:30 -11 a.m., Lewistown Senior Center.

• Lewistown Post Office retirees luncheon — 11 a.m. at Burnham OIP.

• Chief Logan Class of 1966 luncheon — 11 a.m. at Vince’s in Burnham.

• Chief Logan Class of 1961 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Bel-Vue Inn, 47 53 Old US Highway, Reedsville. Classmates and guests welcome.

• Blood drive — noon-6 p.m., Belleville Community Hall.

• Mission quilts — 1 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Sewing skills are not necessary. Helpers needed.

• Break Bread Together dinner — 5 p.m. at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 21 S. Main St., Lewistown. Takeout menu: fried chicken dinner.

• Measure the candidates night — 7 p.m., Mifflin County High School.

• Republican Committee meeting — 7 p.m., Birch Hill Events.

Thursday, Oct. 27

• Standard Steel Melt Shop retirees breakfast — 8:30 a.m. at Vince’s Pizza in Burnham. (NOT HELD IN NOV-DEC)

• Kishacoquillas Class of 1966 brunch — 10 a.m. at Honey Creek Inn, Reedsville.

• Microsoft Word workshop — 10 a.m.-noon, PA CareerLink Mifflin County MCIDC plaza building 58.

• Story time — 10-10:30 a.m. at Beavertown Library.

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

• Resume writing — 1-3 p.m., PA CareerLink Mifflin County MCIDC plaza, building 58.

• Fright at the Furnace — 5-8 p.m. at Greenwood Furnace State Park. Haunted trail, trick or treating, pumpkin painting, costume contest, and arts and crafts.

• Juniata County Food Pantry board of directors meeting — 6:30 p.m. at the pantry, 114 N. Main St., Mifflintown. The agenda will include an overview of the food pantry’s ministry to the hungry in the past year, recognition of volunteers and outgoing board members, and election of board members. Public is welcome to attend. Information or to RSVP: (717) 436-9718.

Friday, Oct 28

• Coffee with friends —

9 a.m.-noon at Lack-Tuscarora EMS, 9320 South Route 75, East Waterford.

• Safe trick or treat night — 5-7 p.m., downtown Lewistown.

• Single mom support group — 6:30-8 p.m., New Life Church Cafe, 101 Beech St., Burnham. Dinner served from 6:30-7 for mothers and children. Child care from 7-8 while mothers meet in a group. More information: call or text

(717) 437-4946.

• Haunted hayride — 7 to

10 p.m. at Bannerville Fire Co. $10, $8 for ages 13-17, $6 ages 5-12, under 5 free. More information: (570) 658-6477.


Upcoming reunions, including missing classmate requests, are published as part of the calendar and should be sent to 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 Saturday Living section and should be sent to


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