Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 25, 2000


REUNITE SOCIAL AND CIVIC CLUB “Battle of the D.J.’s;” 9 a.m.-until, Saturday; Club 2000 formerly Bertha’s; admission, $2; DJs include: Dr. Rock, Dr. C, Candy and Superman; emceed by Lady V.

LADIES AUXILIARY AMERICAN LEGION POST 213 1618 Main St.; pre-Halloween dance; 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday; music by “DJ Horseman;” tickets, $2 in advance, $3, at the door.

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MISSISSIPPI BPW WEST CENTRAL DISTRICT 7 p.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; topic will be domestic violence.

WOODMEN OF THE WORLD Weiner roast and hayride; 6 p.m. Saturday; call 638-2495 for directions.

IVYETTES 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Rolling Acres Community Center; come prepared to take pictures for calendar; 634-1233.

VICKSBURG CRUISERS CAR CLUB Wear 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.

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.


SOUTHERN HALLOWEEN 3:30-5:30 p.m. Tuesday; Southern Cultural Heritage Center; Halloween tales, treasures and treats with activities for the family; best costume prizes for children and adults will be awarded at 5.

PHI BETA SIGMA “BACK TO THE ’70S JAM” 9 p.m. Saturday; Battlefield Inn Mississippi Room, 4137 I-20 Frontage Road; $5 admission; prize awarded to the best dressed couple.

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 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.

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.

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.

BEECHWOOD ELEMENTARY HOSTS 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 Today: 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; Monday: 10 a.m., NIA exercise; 11-noon, violin lessons; 11-noon, advanced computer class; 6-8 p.m., couple and line dance.


NEW MOUNT PILGRIM DEACON PROGRAM 6 p.m. Saturday; music by the Evergivens Male Chorus; the Rev. Henry J. Williams is pastor.

NEW ROCK OF AGES M.B. Unified Christian Leadership Conference and breakfast; 8 a.m. Saturday; Dr. Michael R. Reed Sr. is pastor; 2944 Valley St.

GOSPEL EXPLOSION 2000 7 p.m. Saturday; E.D. Straughter Building; guests include: “Fantastic Trumpet Gospel Singers of Jackson, Cherry Hill Mass Choir of Maruge, La., Jimmy Cotton, Julia Cosey, JoAnn Burks, Singing Disciples and the Rev. Terry Moore, all of Vicksburg.

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: duck pond, dart throw, ring toss, cookie walk, bean bag toss, crafts, four-wheeler rides, moonwalk and a magic show.

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; $4-5; hotdog plates for $2.50; eat-in or take-out; baking contest, polka music and games with candy prizes for children; 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.

LOCUST GROVE M.B. Rededication and open house; 7 p.m. through 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 5-7 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.