Published 12:00 am Friday, January 26, 2001



GREEN HILLS GARDEN CLUB Annual benefit bridge, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Balfour House; reservations required; $10; Lois Sullivan, 636-8909.

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WARREN COUNTY MINISTERS’ ALLIANCE Business and Baptist Association update, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Straughter Memorial Center, 1411 M.L. King Jr. Blvd.; lesson by the Rev. Alexander Woods, sermon by the Rev. Joseph M. Brisco; the Rev. Will Moffett, president; the Rev. Robert L. Miller, moderator. All ministers welcome.

REUNITE SOCIAL AND CIVIC CLUB Pre-Super Bowl party, 9 p.m. until, Saturday; American Legion “The Hut” on Main Street; $3 admission; refreshments will be served.


COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE Noon-5 p.m. Saturday at Wal-Mart SuperCenter and Pemberton Square mall in the empty room next to McRae’s; emphasis is on helping sickle cell patients around the state; all donors will receive a T-shirt.

DIABETIC CLASS Class begins 6 p.m. Monday, McAuley Chapel, ParkView Regional Medical Center; class continues each Monday for six weeks; 619-5200.

VICKSBURG FAMILY DEVELOPMENT SERVICE Open House, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Tuesday; ribbon cutting at 4:30 followed by tour of the new offices, 1205 Monroe St.; 638-1336.

ANNUAL LEBANESE DINNER Lunch: 11 a.m.-2 p.m., dinner: 5 p.m.-7 p.m. Feb. 5; St. George Orthodox Church, 2709 Washington St.; tickets $7, take-outs available; 636-2483.

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7 Friday night, Oak Ridge Youth and Community Center; music by Magnolia and Moonshine; memorial for Jimmy Ervin.

WATERCOLOR WORKSHOP 3:30-5 p.m. Monday, Extension office; taught by Ruby Harris, certified instructor; for a list of supplies, contact 638-1349.

CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION CENTER Free training to become a volunteer in the parent aide and CASA programs; 5:30-9 p.m. Monday-Tuesday and Feb. 5-6; 634-0557.

OLD CAR CRUISE 6:30 Friday night, Rowdy’s; 638-7717.

CULKIN ATHLETIC ASSOCIATION Spring baseball registration; ages 5-14; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and Feb. 10, Vicksburg Factory Outlets; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Feb. 3, Culkin Complex; forms available at The Sport Center; T.C. Falls, 634-0169.

VICKSBURG COUNCIL NO. 898 FREE THROW CONTEST Sunday, St. Aloysius gym; registration 1 p.m., followed by free contest at 1:30 for boys and girls ages 8-14; winners in ages 10-14 will advance to state competition March 24 in Jackson; Tom Chady, 636-3405 or 636-5401.

ACT WORKSHOP Saturday, Vicksburg High School; sign up with high school guidance counselor; free; sponsored by the Vicksburg-Warren Alcorn Alumni Chapter; 638-7812 or 634-6349.

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS 6-7 p.m. every Monday and Thursday, Grace Christian Counseling Center, Cherry Street.

LEVI’S – A Gathering Place 7-10 p.m. Saturday, corner of Manor Drive and Wisconsin Avenue, in the old Hayes Marketing building; those looking for a wholesome place to meet new friends, enjoy music by Southwinds; cappuccino, regular and flavored coffee, fountain drinks and sweets; game room with pool table and more for children; no cover charge.

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Friday: 1-4 p.m., open play dominoes and Canasta; Monday: 9-10 a.m., beginner piano; 10, NIA exercise; 11-noon, violin lessons; 1-3 p.m., chair caning; 6-8, couples and line dance class; Tuesday: 10-11 a.m., beginner computer class; 11-noon, intermediate computer; 1-2 p.m., learn to play the dulcimer; 1-3, chair caning; 1-4, open play dominoes and Canasta; 2-3, perspective drawing; Wednesday: 10 a.m., NIA exercise class; 11-noon, advanced computer class; 1:30-3:30 p.m., beginner acrylic art class.


GLORIOUS CHURCH OF PRAISE Worship service 6:30 p.m. Saturday; featuring local church choirs and soloists; Billy H. Bennett Sr. is pastor.

TRIUMPH PASTOR INSTALLATION SERVICES 7 Friday night; installation for Pastor Mike Fields; guest speakers will be Bishop Tudor Bismark of Zimbabwe, South Africa, and Pastors Randy and Renee Clark of Triumph Church of Southeast Texas; nursery is available; 4305 I-20 N. Frontage Road; 636-5282.

STANDFIELD M.B. WOMEN’S CONFERENCE 7 Friday night; “Women Celebrating Salvation;” Minister Lora Williams, co-pastor of Standfield, will speak; 1404 Lane. St.

SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST REVIVAL 7 Friday night, 6 p.m. Sunday; led by Jim Everage of Sachse, Texas; 965 Fisher Ferry Road; 631-0047.

KING SOLOMON M.B. Business meeting, 4 p.m. Saturday, 1401 Farmer St.

ST. JAMES M.B. Youth choir rehearsal, 5 p.m. Saturday, 400 N. Adams St.