Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 24, 2000


VICKSBURG CRUISERS CAR CLUB Come in costume for old car cruise; 5 p.m. Friday, Goldie’s Trail Barbecue, will cruise to Bumpers after dinner at Goldie’s; contact Dave Derrick, 638-7717 after 4 p.m.

VICKSBURG COIN CLUB Meeting; 7 p.m. Thursday; Vicksburg Clinic; will discuss holiday meetings, bring an item for the auction.

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NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN 5:30 p.m. Thursday; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers room 106.

KEEP VICKSBURG-WARREN BEAUTIFUL Membership party and fall celebration; 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday; home of Easy and Barbara Biedenharn, 1619 Vicklan St.; first lady Melanie Musgrove will speak; attire is business casual.

LIONS Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Ken Hicks, chairman of the United Way of West Central Mississippi, will speak.


VICKSBURG ART ASSOCIATION Clay workshop; 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, 1-4:30 p.m. Sunday and Nov. 11; Constitution Firehouse Gallery, Openwood and Main streets; slab construction using press molds; $30 for members, $40 for non-members plus the cost of clay and glazes ($15-20); to register, call 638-5022.

COIN AND CURRENCY SHOW 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday-Sunday; Ramada Inn Southwest off I-20 at Ellis Avenue in Jackson; admission is free, door prizes will be awarded; free appraisals; 601-373-6867.

COMMUNITY EDUCATION AND HEALTH FAIR 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; We Care Outreach Complex, 902 China St.; sponsored by We Care, Christian Children’s Fund and AmeriCorps; for more information, call Jackie Allen, Yarvannia Malone or Keith Barnes, 638-0085.

VICKSBURG JAYCEES HAUNTED HOUSE 7:30-11 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Oct. 31 at The Valley, Washington and South streets; featuring live actors dressed as scary characters including a vampire and wolf man; not recommended for children younger than 7; $5 per person, and all proceeds benefit the Vicksburg Child Abuse Prevention Center; for more information, call Lee Thames at 638-8741.

EXOTIC BIRD FAIR AND SUPPLY SALE 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. and 4 p.m. Sunday; Jackson State fairgrounds; birds, cage, supplies and more; $3 admission; call 901-878-1307.

BARE BONES HALLOWEEN VEHICLE SHOW For pre-1973 vehicles; 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Saturday; Vicksburg Factory Outlets; $15, pre-entry fee includes games, free dash plaque, goodie bag and a chance at the grand prize; Fat Boys Fall Fling burger and sausage picnic; Sunday at Grand Gulf Park for pre-1973 vehicles; $5 per carload; for more information on either event, contact Dave Derrick, 638-7717.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., Lottie Walker will read “How Do You Know It’s Fall?” followed by an art project; 4 p.m., “Halloween Arts and Crafts.”

MISSISSIPPI RIVER BEEKEEPERS ASSOCIATION Meeting; 7 Tuesday night, the Warren County Agriculture Extension Agency, 1100C Grove St.; anyone interested is invited.

CUB SCOUTS PACK 104 TALENT SHOW 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Bowmar School auditorium; admission will be items needed for pet care or pet hygiene, all to be donated to the Humane Society.

SALVATION ARMY FALL HARVEST FESTIVAL Carnival; 6-7:30 Tuesday night; tickets are $.25.

BEECHWOOD ELEMENTARY H.O.S.T.S. OPEN HOUSE 9:30 a.m. Friday, north cafeteria; HOSTS students, parents and volunteers welcome; information: 638-3874, 885-8535, 634-0079 or 638-2177.

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Tuesday: 1-2 p.m., learn to play the dulcimer; 1-4, open play dominoes and Canasta; 3:30-5, water color art class; Wednesday: 11-noon, advanced computer class; 1:30-3:30, beginner acrylic art class; Thursday: 8:30 a.m., NIA exercise; 9:30 a.m., beginner bridge; 10-11, beginner computer class; 1 p.m., Super Valu/Sack & Save bingo; 2:30, Wal-Mart SuperCenter October birthday party; 3:30-4:30, learn to draw faces; 5:30-6:30, intermediate computer class; Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; 1-4 p.m., open play dominoes and Canasta.


STANDFIELD M.B. Hallelujah Evening Praise Service; 3 p.m. Saturday; all ages welcome; the Rev. John H. Williams Sr. is pastor.

OAKLAND BAPTIST FALL FESTIVAL 2-5 p.m. Saturday; free admission; activities include: ducky pond, dart throw, ring toss, cookie walk, bean bag toss, crafts, four wheeler rides, moonwalk and a magic show.

UTICA CHRISTIAN CHURCH GOSPEL SINGING 7 p.m. Saturday; will feature New Life Quartet of Purvis, Miss.; 885-6875.

CEDAR GROVE MASS CHOIR “Evening of Praise;” 5:30 p.m. Saturday; 3300 Grange Hall Road; the Rev. Glenn Turner is pastor.

TRIUMPH M.B. COAT/SWEATER DRIVE Donations of items in good, clean, wearable condition sizes 0-adult will be accepted; drop items off 10 a.m.-noon each Saturday at the church multipurpose building; contact Cloria Jones, 636-6635, or Valencia Jones, 636-5191.

LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE MESSIAH GERMANFEST 4-7 p.m. Saturday; bratwurst, potato salad, baked beans and desserts; eat-in or take-out; 301 Cain Ridge Road; 636-1894.

BRADLEY’S CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST Annual fall festival; Saturday at the Oak Ridge Youth and Community Center; dinner of beef or chicken spaghetti, 5-8 p.m., eat-in or take-out available; $5, adults, $3, children; carnival begins at 6 p.m. with game booths, hayrides, cake walk and bingo; costumes judged at 7 p.m.

MOUNT CARMEL M.B. HALLELUJAH NIGHT 6 p.m. Saturday; 2629 Alma St.; there will be a talent show sponsored by the youth department; refreshments will be served.

LOCUST GROVE M.B. Rededication and open house; 7 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; 2:30 p.m. Sunday; guests include: the Revs. Byron Maxwell, Larry Clark and Thomas Bernard, Dr. Michael Reed, Ida Bass, Johnny Sims and various church choirs.

PORTERS CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST Annual Smorgasbord; Saturday; crafts, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.; lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; adult, $6; children under 12, $3; baked goods, florals, crafts, sweats, T-shirts, calendars and mugs.


CARRIE COOPER BURN FUND Lunch and bake sale; 11 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Saturday, Bovina Cafe.

WCHS BIG BLUE Catfish dinner sale; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and -7 p.m. Saturday; take out only; $6, per plate; pick up at the band hall.

“BINGO FOR THE BAND” 7 p.m. Saturday; Knights of Columbus home on Fisher Ferry Road; proceeds benefit the St. Aloysius Band.