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Editor’s Note: The Sentinel offers nonprofits and other community organizations the opportunity to promote upcoming events in this community calendar for free for three days prior to the event. Events requiring reservations can also 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.

Submit articles at least one business week before publication via email, [email protected]; voice mail, (717) 248-6741; online, virtual newsroom at; or by mail or drop off, The Sentinel, PO Box 588 Lewistown, PA 17044. The publisher reserves the right to edit all submissions.

With all submissions, you must include a phone number for verification purposes. The phone number is not intended for publication unless otherwise stated.

If your organization would like to add a recurring event (eg, every Monday, third Thursday) that has been canceled due to the pandemic, contact Lifestyles Editor Jeff Fishbein, email [email protected] or call (717) 248-6741 ext. 108.

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¯Chicken BBQ — Halves ready at 10:30 a.m. April 16 at West Granville Township Fire Co., Strodes Mills. To reserve, call (717) 248-0665.

¯Free Garden and Pollinator Workshop — 6:30-7:30 p.m., April 19, Body and Soul Community Centre, Strodes Mills. Learn about pollinators and pollinator habitats, the importance of native plants, a share of seeds/bulbs/plants, and updates in April and May in the vegetable garden. Sponsored by United Way of Mifflin-Juniata and Community Partnerships. Reserve a spot by contacting Rose Massie at [email protected] or call (717) 899-6044.

Pennsylvania School Retiree Association Mifflin County Chapter Luncheon – noon April 22 at the Birch Hill Event Center, 1100 N. Pine St., Burnham. On the menu, coleslaw, beef tips, mashed potatoes, Brussels sprouts, apple pie. The program will be our annual bazaar to support our scholarship program. Bring items to support our scholarship fund. Reserve by noon April 19 by emailing the number of people attending to [email protected] or by calling (717) 437-6024. All school retirees are welcome.

monday april 11

¯Bag Sale — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sacred Heart Thrift Shop, 4 N. Dorcas St., $5 per bag provided for clothes and shoes.

¯Chief Logan Class of 1954 lunch — 11:40 a.m. at the Bel-Vue Inn. All class members and guests are welcome. More information: (570) 522-0944.

¯ Blood Drive — 1:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Port Royal Community Center. Appointments requested. For appointments and “Fast Pass” visit:

¯Lewistown Community Orchestra Rehearsal — 7:00 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church, corner of Third and North Main Streets, Lewistown.

tuesday april 12

¯Dominos – 9 a.m., Yeagertown Senior Center.

¯Bag Sale — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sacred Heart Thrift Shop, 4 N. Dorcas St., $5 per bag provided for clothes and shoes.

¯Kish High School Class of 1958 luncheon — 11 a.m., Burnham OIP.

¯Chief Logan High School Class of 1965 luncheon — 11:30 a.m., Downtown OIP and Grille, 24 E. Market St., Lewistown. Spouses are welcome.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1954 lunch — 11:30 a.m., Honey Creek Inn, Reedsville. All classmates and guests are welcome.

Wednesday April 13

¯Bag Sale — 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Sacred Heart Thrift Shop, 4 N. Dorcas St., $5 per bag provided for clothes and shoes.

¯Lewistown High School Class of 1956 luncheon — noon at Burnham OIP, 105 S. Logan Blvd, Burnham.

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


Upcoming meetings are published as part of the calendar. Missing classmate requests are posted once and repeated only if updated. Brief reunion stories and photos of class reunions with those identified in order of appearance are accepted for publication in the Live section. The deadline for submitting opinions is one week before publication. Submit meeting notices to Jeff Fishbein at The Sentinel; email [email protected] or call (717) 248-6741.

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