Published 12:00 am Friday, November 17, 2000


VICKSBURG CONSISTORY NO. 110 7 Friday night; Masonic Temple.

WILLING WORKERS 4 p.m. Saturday; Pleasant Valley Baptist Church; Mary Whitley, president.

Email newsletter signup

Sign up for The Vicksburg Post's free newsletters

Check which newsletters you would like to receive
  • Vicksburg News: Sent daily at 5 am
  • Vicksburg Sports: Sent daily at 10 am
  • Vicksburg Living: Sent on 15th of each month

KIWANIS Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; Thanksgiving message by the Rev. Clifton McInnis.

PAK BETA CHAPTER Meet noon Tuesday, Piccadilly; holiday decorating with Geni Fulcher of the Ivy Place.

AARP 10 a.m. Tuesday; Neill Building; patriotic emphasis; please bring canned goods for the Salvation Army.

NEGRO BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN Meet 3 p.m. Sunday; Mount Heroden Baptist, 1117 Clay St.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Saltillo breakfast; 8-11 a.m. Sunday; KC Hall; $3 per person, maximum of $13 for immediate family.

BROADWATER LODGE NO. 55 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Masonic Hall; all Prince Hall Masons are welcome.

VICKSBURG ALCORN ALUMNI 7 Friday night; American Legion Post 213, “The Hut.”

ROSA A. TEMPLE CLASS OF 1971 Reunion planning meeting; 4 p.m. Sunday; Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers, 4155 E. Clay St.; Robert Crear, 638-6816.


STRICTLY BUSINESS CAR AND TRUCK CLUB Community Pre-Thanksgiving meal; 1 p.m.-until Saturday; the Lion’s Den, 2820 N. Washington St.

LEVI’S A Gathering Place Will not be open Friday night; 7-10 p.m. Saturday, corner of Manor Drive and Wisconsin Avenue, old Hayes Marketing Building; those looking for a wholesome place to meet new friends, enjoy music by the Oak Ridge Band; cappuccino, regular and flavored coffee, fountain drinks and sweets; game room with pool table and more for children; no cover charge.

FEED MY SHEEP FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION Sign in 9-9:30 a.m. Tuesday; no applications accepted after 9:30; bring proof of income and Social Security numbers for all family members; Triumph Church, 4305 I-20 N. Frontage Road.

WCHS NATIONAL ART HONOR SOCIETY Ninth annual silent art auction; 2:30-3:30 p.m. Sunday; Warren Central High School library.

BALLROOM DANCE PARTY 8-10 Friday night; Applause Dance Factory, 205 Industrial Drive, Ridgeland; $10, admission; night club two-step lesson 7-8 p.m. before the party; taught by Jim Frechette and Barbara Thames, 856-6168.

“BUNDLE UP SUNDAY” 10 a.m. Sunday; Salvation Army, 530 Mission 66; receive two new blankets per family; parents must be with children; must attend 10 a.m. service.

ATTIC GALLERY “Holiday Opening” featuring Kathy Gergo, paintings; Ron Lindsey, paintings; Ellen Langford, paintings; Margaret Pittman, scarves; Linda Mazzeo, instant ancestors and tintype jewelry; reception 7-9 tonight; 638-9221.

MAGNOLIA BALLROOM DANCERS Dance, 8-11 p.m. Saturday; Ethnic Heritage Building at the Jim Buck Ross Agriculture and Forestry Museum, Jackson; $10, members; $5, first-time guests; $14, returning guests; Shirley Griffin, 636-7000, or Jane Carter, 924-5690.

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Friday: 1 p.m., IQH Healthcare Health Service breast cancer Awareness; 6-9, senior dance with Southwinds Band, please bring finger foods; Monday: 9-11 a.m., beginner piano; 10, NIA exercise; 11-noon, violin lessons; noon, covered dish Thanksgiving lunch; 1 p.m., safety and independent living for seniors; Tuesday: 10 a.m., AARP; 10-11, beginner computer class; 2:30-3:30, learn to paint poinsettias on flower pots; 3-4, figure drawing.

ONCE UPON A MATTRESS’ Musical fairytale produced by Vicksburg Theatre Guild, 7:30 Friday night and Saturday at Parkside Playhouse; 636-0471 for reservations or information.


COAT/SWEATER DRIVE Donations of good, clean wearable condition of all sizes; 10 a.m.-noon Saturday and 10:45 a.m.-2 p.m. Sundays; Triumph M.B. Church multipurpose building; distribution date is Dec. 9; Cloria Jones, 636-6635 or Valencia Jones, 636-5191.

HOLIDAY OPEN HOUSE 2-5 p.m. Saturday; Triumph M.B. Church multipurpose building, 2869 N. Washington St.; sponsored by the youth ministry; contact Hattie Johnson, 634-6359 or 638-8108.

BETHLEHEM M.B. DINNER SALE 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; 3055 N. Washington St.; barbecue ribs and chicken, fried catfish and buffalo fish; sponsored by the church choir; 630-9278.

COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE 6 p.m. Sunday; First Baptist Church, 1607 Cherry St.; the handbell choir from the Church of the Holy Trinity and more will provide music; 636-2493.

LIVING WATER CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP Yard sale; 7-11 a.m. Saturday in the parking lot of Country Bumpkin, 4336 Halls Ferry Road.

REDWOOD UNITED METHODIST Annual Thanksgiving turkey dinner, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; tickets, $5, adults, $3, children; eat-in or take-out; there will also be a bake sale and country store.