Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 30, 2000


VICKSBURG COIN CLUB 6 p.m. Thursday, Ryan’s.

FORT ST. PIERRE CHAPTER Colonial Dames of the 17th century; 2 p.m. Monday, Piccadilly

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RAINBOW CHAPTER NO. 51 O.E.S. 6 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.

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; 634-1220 or


LEVI’S – A Gathering Place Closed Friday; 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Manor Drive and Wisconsin Avenue; music by Lanny McCann and others; cappuccino, regular and flavored coffee, fountain drinks and sweets; game room with pool table and more for children; no cover charge.

“CHRISTMAS AT THE PORCHES” 1-3 p.m. Sunday; holiday open house; Belmont at Drummond and Cherry Streets; featured shops are: “Suncatchers,” “Fine Line Boutique,” “Education Station” and “Tips-N-Toez;” holiday treats and door prizes will be given.

MISSISSIPPI STATE WELCOME CENTER CHRISTMAS Open house; Tuesday; entertainment provided by the “Grace Notes.”

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 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 today; 638-6329.

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

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Thursday: 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, bring finger foods.


“DARE-2-STAND-4-HIM” YOUTH RALLY Registration, 5:30 p.m.; concert, 7 p.m. Friday; Goodrum Baptist Church, 4569 Fisher Ferry Road; music by “Forty Days;” pizza will be served and door prizes will be given; George McBride, 638-7236, or Anthony Rhodes, 636-7501.

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.


GARAGE/BAKE SALE FUND RAISER 7 a.m. – until, Saturday; Masonic Temple, corner of Court and Baldwin Ferry Rd.; sponsored by the Rose of Sharon No. 24, Order of Eastern Star; rain or shine, Velma Bunch is worthy matron.

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