Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 29, 2000


RAINBOW CHAPTER NO. 51 O.E.S. 5 p.m. Friday, meeting hall; final meeting and election; all members urged to be present and bring a covered dish; Henrietta Kemper, 636-1273.

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

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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, $25; proceeds go toward restoration of the Old Constitution Firehouse. Medieval dress encouraged. Barbara Faulkner, 638-0713, Hilda Hands, 636-4800, Marian Richardson, 630-0129.

WCHS 1980-81 REUNION New Year’s Eve weekend, registration ends soon; packets available at Durst Discount Drugs and RiverHills Bank; contact 634-1220 or


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

DANCE LESSONS Tango dance: beginner class, 6-7 Wednesday night, intermediate class, 7-8 Wednesday night; 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.

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.

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Wednesday: 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.


MOUNT ZION NO. 1 M.B. LADIES AUXILIARY End of the year breakfast meeting; 9:30 a.m. Saturday; J. Johnson, 638-1832.

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 church, or delivery available.


BENEFIT FOR THE REV. WILLIE WHITE 7 p.m. Sunday, New Mount Zion M.B. Church, Feld Street; Rev. White hospitalized for heart surgery.