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

Submit articles at least one working week before publication by e-mail, [email protected]; voicemail, (717) 248-6741; online, virtual press room at www.lewistownsentinel.com; or by mail or drop-off, The Sentinel, PO Box 588 Lewistown, PA 17044. The publisher reserves the right to modify all submissions.

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 The phone number is not for publication unless otherwise noted.

If your organization would like to add a recurring event (for example, 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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Paint and Nibble Party – 6 p.m., October 28, Habitat Center, 604 Electric Ave., Lewistown. Mifflin County Habitat for Humanity Benefits. Cost: $ 35 and includes all materials and snacks. Other foods available for sale. Door prizes to be awarded. Call (272) 231-9210 for RSVP or for more information.

¯Annual Turkey Dinner – 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. November 13 at Crossroads Church of God Of Prophecy in Maze. Drive-thru, pre-order and take-out only, no meals on site. Dinner includes turkey, mashed potatoes, stuffing, gravy, and green beans with a slice of pumpkin pie. You must pre-order by calling (717) 463-2389 before October 31st.

¯ Holiday Bazaar – 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., Friday November 12 and Saturday November 13, at the Lutheran Church in Port Royal. New and lightly used Christmas and holiday items including Amish puzzles and books. Bakery products, cookies, snacks and desserts. Saturday only, soup by the pint. Chicken corn, ham and beans and beef vegetables. Homemade frozen ground meat and caramel apple pies ready to bake $ 12 each. Ground meat only $ 10. Soups, pies and toppings must be pre-ordered by November 5th. Call the church office (717) 527-4581, (717) 968-3816 or (717) 527-4040.

Wednesday October 27

Lewistown Post Office Retirees Meeting – 11 a.m., Hoss’s Steak and Sea House, Lewistown.

American Red Cross Blood Drive – noon to 6 p.m., Belleville Community Hall. Appointment required. For appointments and “Fast pass” visit: www.croixrouge.org.

Anecdote about the fire station – All-you-can-eat meal at $ 10. Trivia starts at 7:30 p.m., hosted by Jed Donahue. Prizes awarded to the two best teams.

¯Chief Logan Class of 1966 – 11:00 a.m. at Vince’s in Burnham.

Thursday October 28

¯ Trunk or treat – Side parking 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Locust Grove Retreat Village, 69 Cottage Road, Mifflin.

Bingo – 1 p.m., Yeagertown Senior Center.

Standard Steel Melt Shop Retirees Breakfast – 8:30 a.m. at Yetter’s, McVeytown.

Friday October 29

¯Free Community Lunch – 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., New Life Church, 101 N. Beech St., Burnham.

Trick or Treat – Starts 5:30 p.m. at the Middlecreek Area Community Center in Beaver Springs. More information: (570) 658-2276.

¯ American Red Cross Blood Drive – 10 am to 4 pm, Compass Community Center, 31 S. Dorcas St. Appointment required. For appointments and “Fast pass” visit: www.croixrouge.org.

¯ Harvest Fest – 6 to 7:30 p.m. at McVeytown United Methodist Church; coincides with McVeytown Trick or Treat. There will be Trunk or Treat, hot soup, worship music and prayer pumpkins.

¯ Trunk or Treat – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the upper level of the Bon Ton parking lot in downtown Lewistown. Sponsored by the youth group of the Church of the Sacred Heart.

¯ Single Mother Support Group – 6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., New Life Church Cafe, 101 Beech St., Burnham. Dinner served from 6.30 a.m. to 7 a.m. for mothers and children. The daycare runs from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. while mothers meet in groups. For more information, call or text (717) 437-4946.

Meetings

Upcoming meetings are posted in the calendar. Missing classmate requests are posted once and repeated only if they are updated. Brief minutes of meetings and photos of class reunions with identified individuals in the order in which they appear are accepted for publication in the Living section. The deadline for submitting reviews is one week before publication. Submit meeting notices to Jeff Fishbein at The Sentinel; email [email protected] or call (717) 248-6741.

¯Penn Highlands High School (Chief Logan’s Campus) The Class of 1972 is looking for members of this graduating class for an upcoming reunion. Anyone in this class who is interested in attending a meeting in the future is urged to contact Tom Heckman at (717) 250-9540 or by e-mail at [email protected]

Halloween

This list of Halloween-related events sponsored by non-profit organizations will be posted regularly until the event occurs. To add items to the list, including trick-or-treat parties, contact Jeff Fishbein, (717) 248-6741, or email [email protected]

Trick or Treat Nights:

≤Canton of Granville – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., October 30. Trick or Treat evening.

≤Menno Township – 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., October 30. Evening of sweets.

≤Lewistown Borough – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., October 30. Trick or Treat evening.

Thursday October 28

¯ Trunk or treat – Side parking 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Locust Grove Retreat Village, 69 Cottage Road, Mifflin.

Friday October 29

Trick or Treat – Starts 5:30 p.m. at the Middlecreek Area Community Center in Beaver Springs. More information: (570) 658-2276.

¯ Harvest Fest – 6 to 7:30 p.m. at McVeytown United Methodist Church; coincides with McVeytown Trick or Treat. There will be Trunk or Treat, hot soup, worship music and prayer pumpkins.

¯ Trunk or Treat – 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. on the upper level of the Bon Ton parking lot in downtown Lewistown. Sponsored by the youth group of the Church of the Sacred Heart.

Saturday October 30

Fall Festival – 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., Lewistown Assembly of God Church, 160 Summit Dr., Lewistown. Enjoy a hay ride, bags of treats, burgers, hot dogs, popcorn, cider, and hot chocolate.

≤Church Hill UMC – 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m., October 30. Trunk or treat.

Sunday October 31

¯Safe Night – 6-8 p.m., Burnham Lions Club building.

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