Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 6, 2000


AMERICAN LEGION POST 213 AUXILIARY Executive board meeting, 7:30 p.m. Thursday; regular meeting, 7:30 p.m. Monday.

VICKSBURG QUILTERS 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Stitch-N- Frame shop; bring sewing items to do an applique piece by Ruth Mullins, examples of Hawaiian quilting and a gift of $5-$7 to exchange.

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PARAGON LODGE NO. 7 7:30 Wednesday night; election of officers.

ELIZA PILLARS REGISTERED NURSES ASSOCIATION 6 p.m. Thursday; Jackson Mall community meeting room, 350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson; 366-3446 or 354-1420.

ENGINEERS AUXILIARY Christmas bridge luncheon; 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; door prizes; Louise Larson, 636-3245, or Judy Dawsey, 636-2206.

SHRINERS BALL 9 p.m. until, Saturday; Vicksburg City Auditorium, 901 Monroe St.; presented by Mecca Temple No. 1 and Rose of Sharon Court No. 2; donation, $10.


OAK RIDGE OPRY 7 p.m. Friday; Oak Ridge Youth and Community Center; music by “Southwinds;” $2 admission; refreshments and baked goods will be sold.

DANCE LESSONS Rumba: beginner class, 6-7 Wednesday night, intermediate class, 7-8 Wednesday night; night club slow dance (night club two step); 7-8 p.m. Thursday; ballroom dance party: 8-10 p.m. Friday; west coast swing: 7-8 p.m. Friday; swing dance: 6-7 p.m. Thursday; ballet, tap, jazz, acrobatics and cheerleading: register; Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial; Drive, Ridgeland; 856-6168.

MADISON PARISH HOLIDAY BLOOD DRIVE 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday; Madison Parish Hospital.

MAGNOLIA BALLROOM DANCERS ASSOCIATION 7-11 p.m. Saturday; Ethnic Heritage Building, Jim Buck Ross Agricultural and Forestry Museum, Lakeland Drive, Jackson; an Argentine Tango exhibition will be performed by Bobbie Smith and Tony Dees of Classic Ballroom in Pearl and Capital City Ballroom in Baton Rouge; $15, includes set-ups; 636-7000 or 924-5690.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE Thursday: 10:30 a.m., field trip to Heritage House, Doug Fitzgerald of Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Services will share stories.

SOUTHERN CULTURAL HERITAGE COMPLEX Mississippi’s 10 most endangered historic places; includes photographs and descriptions; on display through Dec. 21; 631-2997.

LIONS CLUB COOKBOOKS On sale every Saturday through Christmas at Pemberton Square mall.

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Wednesday: 1:30-3:30 p.m., beginner acrylic art; 5, covered dish dinner; 6 p.m., musical performance featuring Hollis Landrum on the mountain dulcimer; Thursday: 8:30 a.m., NIA exercise; 9:30, beginner bridge; 10, beginner computer; 11, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., SuperValu/Sack & Save bingo; Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; 11, advanced computer; 1 p.m., “Dirty Santa Claus” please bring a wrapped $2 gift.


STANDFIELD BAPTIST FAMILY FELLOWSHIP 1404 Lane St.; 6 p.m. Friday; the Rev. John H. Williams Sr. is pastor.

NEW MOUNT ELEM First annual musical extravaganza; 5:30 p.m. Saturday; 3014 Wisconsin Ave.; the Rev. Leonard Walker is pastor.

NEW MOUNT PILGRIM M.B. Choir candlelight services; 6 p.m. Saturday; 501 N. Poplar St.; the Rev. Henry J. Williams is pastor.

LIVING WATER CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP Chili supper and auction, 6:30 p.m. Saturday; proceeds go toward building fund.


ERIC SMITH BENEFIT 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday; Bovina Cafe; chicken & dumplings, red beans & rice dinners, $10; hamburgers and french fries, $5; includes drink; dine in or carry out; raffles, bake sale and more.

PRISON MINISTRY CHILDREN’S BENEFIT 7 Wednesday night, Biscuit Company; contact Joyna Mathis, 636-8210 or 631-0099.