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The Stone Creek Valley Lions will hold their monthly Hootenanny from 6-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Lions Barn on Cold Springs Road. The Stone Creek Valley Lions will hold their monthly Hootenanny from 6-9:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, at the Lions Barn on Cold Springs Road. Nov. 18

Huntingdon — An exhibit, “Travels Near & Far,” an exhibit by Camera Club,” will be featured from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at The Art Space, 212 Fourth St., Huntingdon. For more information, visit www.huntingdoncountyarts.com.

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Petersburg — Juniata Valley Senior Citizen Center will host the Steinbeisers in concert from 5-8 p.m.

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Nov. 19

Mount Union — Grief- Share will be hosted weekly from 2-4 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, located at 15 W. Shirley St., Mount Union. GriefShare is a special help seminar and support group for people experiencing grief and loss. Grief- Share features 13 weeks of nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include “Is This Normal?” “The Challenges of Grief,” “Grief and Your Relationships,” “Why?” and “Guilt and Anger.” For more information or to register for Griefshare, call the church at 542-2550.


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Petersburg — Juniata Valley Senior Citizen Center will host a bingo game from 10 a.m. to noon.

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Blairs Mills — The “Strung Out” dulcimer group of Juniata County will will perform at 2 p.m. at the Upper Tuscarora Presbyterian Church, located at 589 Brick Church Road (the back road between Waterloo and Blairs Mills), East Waterford. A free will offering will be received to benefit the Juniata County Food Pantry.

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Mount Union — A community Thanksgiving service will be held at 6 p.m. at the Mount Union Presbyterian, Mount Union, in the sanctuary. The Rev. Mark Medley, pastor of the Wesleyan Church, will be the speaker. Special musical selections will be presented during the worship service. Area residents are invited to attend the community service.

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Huntingdon — The Huntingdon Forum of Churches will host a celebration of thanksgiving and praise as individuals gather to give God the glory and honor at the annual community Thanksgiving service. The Thanksgiving service will be held at 7 p.m. at the 15th Street United Methodist Church, Huntingdon. The sermon will be delivered by the Rev. Donna Jarrell, pastor of the Abbey Reformed Church. The anthems will be offered by a combined choir of the participating churches under the direction of Shirley

McBrayer, 15th

Street United Methodist Church’s choir director. The offering will be applied to the Forum Fuel Oil Fund for those in the community who will need help in the coming winter. The church is located on the corner of Moore and 15th streets, one block above Sheetz. Parking is available in the church lot located at 1521 Mifflin St.

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Nov. 21

Huntingdon — An exhibit, “Travels Near & Far,” an exhibit by Camera Club,” will be featured from noon to 6 p.m. at The Art Space, 212 Fourth St., Huntingdon. For more information, visit www.huntingdoncountyarts.com.

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Huntingdon — Calvary Independent Baptist Church of Huntingdon will host its annual Thanksgiving Praise Service at 7 p.m. It is hoped that using Tuesday night will allow more people leaving town on Wednesday the opportunity to praise and worship God for His goodness. Both a teen and young ladies’ ensemble will provide special music. Additionally, the congregation will enjoy Thanksgiving hymns and a testimony time to share with others how God has blessed. The service will conclude with a devotional by the Rev. Tom Coleman. The church is located at 300 Standing Stone Ave. adjacent to Detwiler Field. The public is cordially invited, and childcare through age 3 is provided. For more information, please contact the church office at 643-4075. This service will replace the regular midweek service on Wednesday.

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Nov. 22

Blairs Mills — A Grief Share grief support group will meet from 6-8 p.m. in the social room of the Nossville United Methodist Church, 19852 Tuscarora Creek Road, Blairs Mills.

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Orbisonia — Orbisonia Community Thanksgiving Service will be held at 7 p.m. at the Orbisonia United Methodist Church. The message will be offered by the Don Pflugh, pastor, and special music will be provided by area churches.

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Nov. 23

Huntingdon — The Community Chapel of Hesston will host a community Thanksgiving meal at noon Thanksgiving Day at the Huntingdon Community Center. All are welcome to attend and enjoy an afternoon of food, fun and fellowship. An RSVP would be appreciated but is not required for attendance. Please RSVP by calling the church at 658-3419 by Monday, Nov. 20, if possible.

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Mount Union — Mount Union United Methodist and Pentecostal Freedom Church/Heart for Missions are teaming up again for a community Thanksgiving meal served Thanksgiving Day at 12:30 p.m. The meal is free for anyone who

wishes to come, and it will be served at the Mount Union United Methodist Church. For more information and to make reservations, call 542- 2550 or (717) 250-8479. Transportation and take outs are also available by calling either number above.

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Nov. 25

Petersburg — The annual Petersburg Christmas Tree lighting and holiday party will be held at the Town Hall at 7 p.m.

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Mapleton — The annual Mapleton community tree lighting will be held at 5 p.m. All are invited to attend and asked to bring an ornament for the tree. Carols will be sung, followed by refreshments at the Mapleton Fire Hall.

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Oneida Township — The Stone Creek Valley Lions will hold their monthly Hootenanny from 6-9:30 p.m. at the Lions Barn on Cold Springs Road. The kitchen will open at 4:30 p.m. The November recipient is Tom Russler, who is fighting Stage 4 renal cancer.

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Nov. 26

Mount Union — Grief- Share will be hosted weekly from 2-4 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, located at 15 W. Shirley St., Mount Union. GriefShare is a special help seminar and support group for people experiencing grief and loss. Grief- Share features 13 weeks of nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include “Is This Normal?” “The Challenges of Grief,” “Grief and Your Relationships,” “Why?” and “Guilt and Anger.” For more information or to register for Griefshare, call the church at 542-2550.

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Nov. 28

Huntingdon — “Talking Stick Tuesdays: A Metaphysical Salon with Dana Jefferson and Tandra Karner” will be held from 7-8:30 p.m. at the Huntingdon Health and Wellness Center on Fourth Street. For more information, visit www.hhwa.org.

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Nov. 29

Blairs Mills — A Grief Share grief support group will meet from 6-8 p.m. in the social room of the Nossville United Methodist Church, 19852 Tuscarora Creek Road, Blairs Mills.

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Nov. 30

Mount Union — The Mount Union Community Library hosts PreSchool StoryHour at 11 a.m. with stories, fingerplays, songs, crafts and snacks relating to a theme.

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Huntingdon — The Huntingdon County Arts Council will hold its annual meeting, which is open to all members, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 30, at the Art Space, located at 212 Fourth St, Huntingdon. For more information, visit www.huntingdoncountyarts.com.

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Saxton — The Broad Top Ministerium will sponsor a Memorial Service for victims and families of the opioid crisis plaguing the community and nation at 7 p.m. at the Saxton Fire Hall. All are invited to support victims and their families. Survivors of opioid abuse, as well as family members will be invited at the door to place a candle remembering a victim of addiction. The service will include a testimonial from a few family members of victims, as well as some words of encouragement by area pastors. The Broad Top Ministerium invites all members of the community to the memorial service, even if they have not been directly affected by the crisis.

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Dec. 1-3

Huntingdon — A Hometown Holiday Celebration will be held from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and 1-4 p.m. Sunday at the historic McMurtrie House and Huntingdon Historical Society Gallery, located on Fourth Street in Hunitngdon. All are welcome to enjoy the decorations. The event is hosted by the Standing Stone Garden Club.

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Dec. 2

Huntingdon — The 25th annual Festival of Song will be held at 7 p.m. at the Huntingdon Presbyterian Church. The program is sponsored by the Huntingdon Area Forum of Churches. Performers for the evening include guest organist, Anthony Bullet; Music! Music! Music!, under the direction of Shirley McBrayer; Belles and Beaus under the direction of Nin Hiles; vocal performances by Debbie Higgins, Mark Spangenberg and Take Note; instrumental selections performed by the Clarinet Connection; and a special Christmas recitation with piano accompaniment by the Abbey Trio and Miriam Slicker. As in years past, the audience will also have the opportunity to join in the singing of several traditional Christmas Carols. The event is free, however, donations will be accepted to support the Emergency Fuel Fund. All are welcome to attend and celebrate the Advent/Christmas Season with joyous music and community fellowship.

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Huntingdon — The 10th anniversary Alternative Christmas Bazaar will be held from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Stone Church of the Brethren in Huntingdon.

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Dec. 3

Mount Union — Grief- Share will be hosted weekly from 2-4 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, located at 15 W. Shirley St., Mount Union. GriefShare is a special help seminar and support group for people experiencing grief and loss. Grief- Share features 13 weeks of nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include “Is This Normal?” “The Challenges of Grief,” “Grief and Your Relationships,” “Why?” and “Guilt and Anger.” For more information or to register for Griefshare, call the church at 542-2550.

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Alexandria — The annual Community Advent Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. the Christ Reformed Church, 502 Main St., Alexandria. The evening will include hymns and carols chosen by the congregation, as well as special music by members of the community. An offering will be received to help those in the community who need fuel assistance. Everyone is welcome to join in this special evening of singing praise to the Lord and the time of fellowship that follows. If anyone has any questions, please contact Jane Frye at 643-3234 or 644-3334.

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Huntingdon — The S.O.S. (Survivors of Suicide) support group will meet from 6-7:30 p.m. at the J.C. Blair Education Center, 860 Bryan St., Huntingdon. For more information, email jvhealingconnections@gmail.com.

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Huntingdon — The monthly meeting of the Huntingdon Health and Wellness Association will be held at 7 p.m. with a program to follow the meeting.

--- Mount Union — The Mount Union Community Library will host a children’s Christmas party, with a visit from a special guest coming all the way from the North Pole at 6 p.m. All are welcome to enjoy songs, stories and snacks.

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Blairs Mills — A Grief Share grief support group will meet from 6-8 p.m. in the social room of the Nossville United Methodist Church, 19852 Tuscarora Creek Road, Blairs Mills.

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Dec. 7

Mount Union — The Mount Union Community Library hosts PreSchool StoryHour at 11 a.m. with stories, fingerplays, songs, crafts and snacks relating to a theme.

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Dec. 9

Mount Union — The annual Santa Parade, hosted by the Mount Union Area Chamber of Commerce, will begin at the fire hall at 4 p.m. and will end at the First United Methodist Church, where Santa will greet the children with gifts and treats.

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Dec. 10

Mount Union — Grief- Share will be hosted weekly from 2-4 p.m. at the First United Methodist Church, located at 15 W. Shirley St., Mount Union. GriefShare is a special help seminar and support group for people experiencing grief and loss. Grief- Share features 13 weeks of nationally recognized experts on grief recovery topics. Seminar sessions include “Is This Normal?” “The Challenges of Grief,” “Grief and Your Relationships,” “Why?” and “Guilt and Anger.” For more information or to register for Griefshare, call the church at 542- 2550.

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Dec. 12

Huntingdon — Juniata Valley Healing Connections, the Suicide Prevention Task Force for Huntingdon, Mifflin and Juniata counties will meet from 3-4 p.m. at the J.C. Blair Education Center, 860 Bryan St., Huntingdon. For more information, email jvhealingconnections@gmail.com.

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Dec. 13

Huntingdon — Huntingdon Health and Wellness Association will host a Shamanic Drumming Circle with Dana Jefferson at 7 p.m. Beginners are invited to come at 6:30 p.m. for a short instruction. Details at www.hhwa.org.

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