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¯Soup sale — pickup at 11 a.m. March 26, Milroy Presbyterian Church, 321 S. Main St., Milroy. Soups: Chicken corn, ham and bean, vegetable beef, beef barley and chicken noodle. Cost: $4 per quart. Order by 7 p.m. March 25 by calling (717) 667-3438 or (717) 437-5818. Leave message if no answer.
¯Takeout only ham pot pie meal — Pickup 4-6 p.m. March 26, Milroy United Methodist Church. Meal includes applesauce, cole slaw and desert. Meal is donation only and will benefit the ministry and mission of the Milroy Church. Reserve by March 24 by calling (717) 667-3778.
¯Takeout only chicken pot pie luncheon — pickup 11 a.m.-1 p.m., March 24 at Port Royal Lutheran Church. Menu: Chicken pie, applesauce and choice of chocolate or white cake. Reservations are required. To order: (717) 527-4040 or (717) 527-4793 by March 17. Snow date for pickup is March 25.
¯Chicken barbecue fundraiser — pickup noon-3 p.m. April 9, Walker Grange parking lot, Mexico. Benefits Dairy Promotion’s Fill A Glass With Hope campaign. Cost: $7 per halves (only halves will be sold). To order tickets: contact any court member or committee person or Pat Dressler at (717) 348-4077 before March 24.
¯Free gardening workshop — 6:30-7:30 p.m., March 22, Body and Soul Community Center, Strodes Mills. For beginners or experienced gardeners. Discussions about planning the garden, garden journals, planting guides, companion planting, and there will be a seed sharing area. Sponsored by United Way of Mifflin-Juniata and Community Partnerships. Reserve a spot by contacting Rose Massie at email@example.com or call (717) 899-6044.
¯Vegetable soup and sticky bun sale — Benefits Lack Tuscarora EMS, 9320 Route 75 South, East Waterford. $12 for a quart of soup and two sticky buns. Call (717) 734-3959 to order. Pickup 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. March 26.
Thursday, March 24
¯Kish Class of 1966 brunch — 10 a.m. at Honey Creek Inn, Reedsville.
¯Lewistown High School Class of 1960 lunch — 12:30 p.m., Honey Creek Inn, Reedsville.
¯Bingo — 1 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center.
Friday, March 25
Free breakfast — 7-8:30 a.m., New Life Church, Burnham.
¯Shining Light Through the Darkness soup sale — 8 a.m.-6 p.m., Freedom Avenue United Methodist Church, 511 E. Freedom Ave., Burnham. Soups: Ham and bean, chicken corn, beef vegetable and French onion. Cost: $6 per quart. Walk-ins welcome.
¯Blood drive — noon-6 p.m., Granville United Methodist Church. Appointments requested. For appointments and “Rapid Pass” visit: www.redcross.org.
¯Fish, oyster, crab cake, meatloaf and chicken tenders dinner — 4-7 p.m. at Decatur Fire Co. cookhouse, North 522, Alfarata.
¯Single mom support group –6:30-8 p.m., New Life Church Cafe, 101 Beech St., Burnham. Dinner served from 6:30 to 7 for mothers and children. Child care runs from 7 to 8 p.m. while mothers meet in a group. For more information, call or text (717) 437-4946.
Saturday, March 26
¯Soup, barbecue chicken and bake sale — 10 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Spring Township car wash building, U.S. 522, Beaver Springs. Benefits Beaver Springs Volunteer Fire Co. Soup $6 per quart, chicken $4 per quarter. Ladies Auxiliary is hosting a bake sale. Last sale until December.
¯Gnome painting party — 4-6 p.m. at Evolution Arts Center, 121 Valley St., Lewistown. $40 fee includes instruction and supplies. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to send payment through Paypal, stop by or mail payment. All proceeds go to support Evo, a nonprofit arts center.
¯Juniata Area Detachment of the Marine Corps League meeting — 10 a.m. at Messiah Lutheran Church, Washington Avenue and South Third Street, Mifflintown.
¯All you can eat seafood dinner — 4-6 p.m. at Fremont Fire Co. social hall, Mount Pleasant Mills. Menu includes fish, shrimp, french fries, cole slaw, dessert and drink. Adults $20, $10 for children ages 5-11.
Sunday, March 27
No events reported
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 email@example.com, or call (717) 248-6741.