Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 8, 2000


VICKSBURG QUILTERS 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Stitch-N-Frame shop; Rebecca Hunt will demonstrate a quilters wreath.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 213 AND UNIT 213 Meet 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Municipal Rose Garden on Monroe Street for the Veterans Day Memorial Ceremony.

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CEDARS REUNION MEETING 3 p.m. Sunday; 2957 Mount Alban Road; Velma Wince, 634-8602, or Irma Love, 638-8670.

AMERICAN LEGION LADIES AUXILIARY Post 213; executive board meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thursday; regular meeting, 7:30 p.m. Monday.

IVYETTES 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Rolling Acres Community Center; calendar pictures will be taken.

VICKSBURG HOMECOMING CLUB 7 tonight, the president’s home, Main Street.

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

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.

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


BEECHWOOD BASH 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Beechwood Elementary School; tickets for games and food, 5 for $1 in advance, 4 for $1 Saturday; raffle tickets, $1; $5 for gun cabinet raffle.

UTICA DOWNTOWN HERITAGE FESTIVAL 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; music and entertainment, 1-mile walk, kiddie parade, dedication of community veterans memorial, arts and crafts booth, food fair, children’s games, rides and more; Linda Fisher, 885-9579, or Lennette Watts, 885-6993, after 5 p.m.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 213 Veterans Day dance; 1618 Main St., 9 p.m. Saturday; music by “Dr. C.”

ATTIC GALLERY BOOK SIGNING David Rae Morris, co-author of “My Mississippi,”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.

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Today: 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 computer; 1 p.m., Super Valu/Sack & Save bingo; Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; 1 p.m., open play dominoes; Monday: closed in observance of Veterans Day.

BALLROOM DANCE LESSONS Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive in Ridgeland; taught by Jim Frechette, Sandee Raker and Barbara Thames; 856-6168 for schedule and prices.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE 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 produced by Vicksburg Theatre Guild, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Nov. 17-18 and 2 p.m. Sunday at Parkside Playhouse; 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 tonight, 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 tonight 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. Blvd.; sponsored by the Mississippi Baptist Seminary; the Rev. Joseph M. Brisco, registrar.

GIBSON MEMORIAL UNITED METHODIST Annual bazaar, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; arts, crafts, baked goods and a new cookbook; spaghetti lunch served 11 a.m.-1 p.m., $5 adults; $2.50 children under 12; takeouts available

WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN FAMILY NIGHT SUPPER 6:30 tonight; guest speaker will be Dr. Sal Pellicano, executive director of Beginning Again in Christ (a prison ministry.) Nursery provided.


GOSPEL BENEFIT FOR KENNETH JONES BONE MARROW FUND 6 p.m. Saturday, Shiloh M.B. Church; guests include: Geneva Jones, Kevin Winters, Carrie Parker, New Oak Ridge Choir of Edwards, Voice of Calvary of Jackson and more; the Rev. Willie J. Jones is pastor; Robert Hatcher is master of ceremonies; Cecilia Cole, 638-5228.

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 toward playground equipment.