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The Sentinel offers nonprofits and other community organizations the opportunity to promote upcoming events on the Community Calendar for free for three days prior to the event. Events requiring reservations can be promoted up to two weeks before the reservation deadline.

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

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You must include a phone number for verification purposes. The phone number is not intended for publication unless otherwise stated.

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• Goose Day Dinner – 11:00 a.m. while seats last, September 29, Reedsville Fire Co. Dine in or take out. $15 includes goose, mashed potatoes, garnish, gravy, corn, bun, and apple dumpling. To pre-order, call (717) 667-6110. Leave a name, phone number, how many meals and when you would like to pick up.

• Ham supper take-out meal — Pick-up 4-6 p.m.,

October 8, Lower Tuscarora Presbyterian Church, 54 Church Road, Mifflin (Academia). The meal consists of ham with raisin sauce, mashed potatoes/gravy, candied sweet potatoes, corn, green beans and cake. The last day to pre-order is October 1 by calling (717) 319-4527.

• Pennsylvania School Retirees Association Mifflin County Chapter Luncheon – noon, Thursday, October 6, Birch Hill Event Center, Burnham. The program will feature CARIES’ Bill Wade speaking out on Medicare fraud. Menu: Caprese salad, ham, sweet potatoes, green beans with almonds, rolls, gingerbread with whipped topping. The cost is $14. Reserve, with a number of people in attendance, by emailing [email protected] or calling (717) 437-6024 before noon Friday, September 30. All school retirees are welcome.

Tuesday, September 27

• Coffee with friends —

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

• Dominos — 9:00 am, Yeagertown Senior Center.

• Free Community Meal — 11:30am-1pm, New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham. Homemade corn soup, peanut butter sandwiches, fruit and dessert will be served.

• Ohesson Manor Retired Luncheon — noon, Bread of Life Restaurant. Reserve by calling Melva Gutshall at (717) 348-0880.

• Blood drive — 12:30 p.m. to 6 p.m., Port Royal Community Building. Appointments requested. For appointments and “Fast Pass” visit:

• “Breaking Bread Together” dinner — 5:00 pm, St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 21 S. Main St., Lewistown. The takeout menu is fried chicken.

Wednesday, September 28

• Lewistown Post Office Retirees Meeting — 11:00 am, Harshbarger’s Sub and Malt, Port Royal.

• Luncheon for the Chief Logan class of 1966 — 11 am at Vince’s in Burnham.

• Chief Logan Class of 1961 Luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Iron River Grille, 306 Country Club Road, Lewistown. Welcome classmates and guests.

• Mission Quilts — 1 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center. Sewing skills not necessary. Aids needed.

• Mifflin County Library Reading Group — 2:30-3:30 p.m., Mifflin County Library, 123 N. Wayne St., Lewistown. The book The Paris Library by Janet Skeslien Charles will be discussed. New members are welcome, even if they haven’t read the book. Information: (717) 242-2391.

Thursday, September 29

• Standard Steel Melt Shop Retiree Breakfast — 8:30 am at Vince’s Pizza in Burnham. (NOT HELD IN NOV-DEC)

• Introduction to Microsoft Word — 10:00 am-12:00 pm, Pa. CareerLink of Mifflin County MCIDC Plaza building 58. A summary of the most used features in Word to create documents such as a resume or cover letter.

• Goose Day Dinner —

11 a.m. while seats last, September 29, Reedsville Fire Co. Eat in or take out. $15 includes goose, mashed potatoes, garnish, gravy, corn, bun, and apple dumpling.

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

• Blood drive — 1 to 6 p.m., St. Jude Thaddeus Catholic Church, Mifflintown. Appointments requested. For appointments and “Fast Pass” visit:

• Sale of Goose Day bags —

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., Sacred Heart Thrift Shop, 4 N. Dorcas St. Clothing and shoes are $5 per bag provided

• Learn to Use Your Smartphone Smartly—1:00-3:00 p.m., Pa. Mifflin County CareerLink, MCIDC plaza building 58. Get all your smartphone questions answered and learn ways to manage your phone’s features to your advantage.


Upcoming meetings, including requests for missing classmates, are posted as part of the calendar and should be sent to [email protected] Brief reunion reports and photos of class reunions with those identified in the order in which they appear are accepted for publication in the Saturday Living section and should be sent to [email protected]

• Harshbarger meeting – noon, October 1, Longfellow Playground. Bring an item to auction.

• Stewart and Emma (Arnold) Wagner family reunion — Sunday, October 2 at The Annsfield, Route 35, Mifflintown. Email [email protected] for more information.

• Chief Logan Class of 1958 — will meet at 4:00 p.m. Oct. 8 at the Belleville store or Tom and Ann McNabb’s store on the corner of Belleville. For one night, call (717) 935-2390. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. Call Nellie Wilson, (717) 953-9288 by September 26 with the number of participants.

• Rothrock High School Class of 1956 reunion at noon, October 12, 2022, Hoss’s Steak and Sea House. For further information: Call Shirley at 717-248-2746.

• Lewistown Area High School Class of 1976 Reunion “When I’m 64” –7-10 p.m., Friday, October 14, 2022, Burnt Timbers Winery, 45 Fisher Bee. Lane, Granville. No charge. Donations appreciated. Cash bar, snacks. Bring your own chair. RSVP to [email protected] or Area High School Class of 1976.

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