Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 28, 2000


WOODMEN OF THE WORLD Meet; 6 p.m. Friday; Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department; parade float workshop; call 638-2495 or field Rep. Alvin Blount, 661-8207.

LIONS Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; business session.

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WOODMEN OF THE WORLD CHRISTMAS BANQUET 7 p.m. Saturday; RSVP for location, 638-2495 or 661-8207.

VICKSBURG ART ASSOCIATION Annual Christmas Party, 8 p.m. Friday; Old Constitution Firehouse, Openwood and Main streets; gourmet buffet, open bar and silent art auction. Tickets are $25 at the door with proceeds going toward restoration of the Old Constitution Firehouse. Medieval dress is encouraged. For more information, call VAA president Barbara Faulkner at 638-0713, publicity director Hilda Hands at 636-4800 or party chairman Marian Richardson at 630-0129.


CLAIBORNE COUNTY CANCER FUND Gospel singing program; 4 p.m. Sunday, A.W. Watson Elementary School, Port Gibson; contact Edward Carter Sr. at 601-437-3461 or 601-437-4445

DANCE LESSONS Tango dance: beginner class, 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, intermediate class, 7-8 p.m. Wednesday; nightclub slow dance (nightclub two step): 7-8 p.m. Thursday; ballroom dance party: 8-10 p.m. Friday; swing dance: 6-7 p.m. Thursday; Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive, Ridgeland; $10 per person; taught by Barbara Thames and Jim Frechette; 856-6168

FREE ACT WORKSHOP 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; We Care Community Service, 909 Walnut St.; deadline for registration is Thursday; 638-6327.

UTICA CHRISTMAS PARADE 10:30 a.m. Saturday; Main St., Utica; 885-8718.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., “Five Little Monkeys Wash the Car” and others will be read, followed by crafts.

HOLIDAY ENTERTAINING Food ideas and decorating tips for entertaining during the holidays; 10 a.m. Thursday; presented by Marina Presley, Southwest District Extension Office, and Leslie Threadgill, Mississippi Beef Council; Warren County Extension Service Conference Room, 1100-C Grove St.; Kimberly R. Smith-Russ, 636-5391.

EPILEPSY FOUNDATION SUPPORT GROUP 6:30 Tuesday night, ParkView Regional Medical Center; free; Cindy Montgomery, project coordinator Mississippi SAFE KIDS Campaign, will speak.

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Tuesday: 3-4 p.m., figure drawing; Wednesday: 10 a.m., NIA exercise; 1-4 p.m., open play dominoes and Canasta; 1:30-3:30, beginner acrylic art; 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; 2:30, Wal-Mart SuperCenter November birthday party; 6-9, senior dance with the Oak Ridge Band, please bring finger foods.


ST. LUKE M.B. GOSPEL GROUP REUNION 6 p.m. Saturday; Martin Luther King Boulevard; guests include The Evening Stars, The Gospel Harmonettes, The Gospel AllStars, the Rev. Eddie Lane, The King Jubilees, The Heavenly Stars, The Spiritual Angels, Leroy White, L.C. Dotson, The Golden Locks, The Mighty Stars of Joy, George McGloster and more.

TRAVELER’S REST M.B. FALL MUSICAL 5 p.m. Saturday’ 1922 Pearl St.; featuring the Traveler’s Rest Mass Choir; 636-8419, 630-9320, 630-2905 or 638-3785; the Rev. Thomas Bernard is pastor.

ST. LUKE M.B. DINNER SALE Saturday; catfish and spaghetti dinners; pick up at the church or delivery available.