Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 7, 2000


VICKSBURG HOMECOMING CLUB 7 p.m. Wednesday; the president’s home, Main Street.

W.H. STEVENS LODGE NO. 121 Regular stated communications; 7:30 p.m. Thursday.

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AMERICAN LEGION POST NO. 3 And Ladies Auxiliary; executive board meeting, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; regular meeting will follow; dinner will be served.

EAGLE LAKE COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT CLUB 7 p.m. Friday; Eagle Lake Community House; potluck dinner.

LIONS Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Allan Powers, principal of Vicksburg Catholic School, will speak.

TRIAD 10 a.m. Wednesday; Senior Center, 801 South St.; Wayne Parker, director of the Leadership Council on Aging, will speak.

NATIONAL COUNCIL OF NEGRO WOMEN Monthly meeting, 5:30 p.m. today; Corps of Engineers office, Room 106.

UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY 2 p.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; Ann Thornhill will speak on “Angels in the Battlefield.”

GOLD WING ROAD RIDERS Association MS Chapter E, potluck supper at 7 tonight; 2286 Jeff Davis Road, hosts are Guy and Betty McAlister; Chandler Bonelli, 634-8406, and Lester Stonecipher, 636-7132.



ATTIC GALLERY BOOK SIGNING David Rae Morris, author of “My Mississippi” with his deceased father, Willie Morris; noon-4 p.m. Saturday

STAINED GLASS WORKSHOP 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; $25 for members, $20 for non-members; classes taught by Andrew Miller and Kathryn Lord; for reservations, 631-2997.

DIABETES EDUCATION CENTER Series of classes 6-8 p.m. Mondays in McAuley Chapel at ParkView Regional Medical Center; to register, call 619-5200.

NATIONAL HOSPICE MONTH ACTIVITIES Yazoo Sta-Home Hospice; Nov. 15: health fair; Nov. 19: memorial service and candle lighting at St. Philip Episcopal Church in Jackson; Nov. 13-14: volunteer training at First Baptist Church in Yazoo; Nov. 20, donated canned goods to be delivered to patients.

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Today: 3-4 p.m., figure drawing; Wednesday: 8 a.m.-noon, King Bridge Club; 10 a.m., TRIAD and NIA exercise; 11 a.m.-noon, advanced computer class; 1-4 p.m., open play dominoes and Canasta; 1:30-3:30 p.m., beginner acrylic art class; Thursday: 8:30 a.m., NIA exercise; 9:30, beginner bridge; 10-11, beginner computer; 11-noon, beginner compute; 1 p.m., Super Valu/Sack & Save bingo.

SUPPORT GROUP FOR FAMILIES OF MENTALLY ILL 6 tonight, Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Clubhouse on Wisconsin; 636-1861 for information.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE Wednesday: Preschool storytime at 10:30 a.m., “Sing a Circus” and other stories by Lottie Walker, plus an art project; Saturday and Nov. 13: library closed in observance of Veterans Day.

GINGERBREAD HOUSE CLASS Dec. 2; preregister by Thanksgiving, 634-6193.

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS’ Musical fairytale; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Nov. 17-18 and 2 p.m. Sunday at Vicksburg Theatre Guild; 636-0471 for reservations or information.

BALLROOM DANCE PARTY 8-10 p.m. Friday; Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive in Ridgeland; $10 per person; Mambo/Salsa lesson 7-8 p.m.; beginner ballroom dance lessons, 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, followed by intermediate lessons, 7-8 p.m.; advanced ballroom and swing dance lessons, 6-7 p.m. Thursday, $10 per person; Jim Frechette and Barbara Thames, teachers; 856-6168.


NEW MOUNT ELEM CHOIR REHEARSAL 7 p.m. Wednesday and noon Saturday; the Rev. Leonard Walker is pastor.

STANDFIELD BAPTIST FEED MY SHEEP Limited supply of food and children’s clothing will be given away at the church, 1404 Lane St.; 11 a.m. Saturday; proof of income is not required; 638-5380.

SUNDAY SCHOOL SEMINAR AND CONFERENCE 2 p.m. Saturday, E.D. Straughter Memorial Center, 1411 Martin Luther King Jr. St.; sponsored by the Mississippi Baptist Seminary; the Rev. Joseph M. Brisco, registrar.

GIBSON MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST Annual Bazaar, 9 a.m.-2 p.m.; arts, crafts, baked goods and a new cook book; spaghetti lunch served 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $5, adults; $2.50, children under 12; take outs available

WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN FAMILY NIGHT SUPPER 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; guest speaker will be Dr. Sal Pellicano, executive director of Beginning Again in Christ (a prison ministry.) A nursery is provided.


KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS TURKEY DINNER Lunch, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; dinner, 5-7:30 p.m. Saturday; eat in or take out; fundraiser supports priest education.

ST. ALOYSIUS JUNIOR CLASS FRUIT SALE Large quantities of fruit available at low prices until Nov. 20; contact a junior class member at 636-2256.

SHERMAN AVENUE LASAGNA SUPPER 5:30-7:30 p.m. Saturday, school cafeteria; $7, dine-in or take-out; proceeds will go towards playground equipment.