Published 12:00 am Friday, March 9, 2001



VICKSBURG QUILTERS 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Stitch-N-Frame, 2222 S. Frontage Road; bring bag of scraps, unfinished projects and Hawaiian quilt block; Kathy McAuley, 634-0243.

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VICKSBURG ART ASSOCIATION 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Constitution Firehouse Gallery; Chad Poovey, woodcarver, will be guest speaker.

KNIGHT OF COLUMBUS LENTEN FISH FRY 6-7:30 p.m. each Friday during Lent; $6 dine-in or take-out; grilled fish with a baked potato will also be served.

CORPS OF ENGINEERS CHAPTER Chamber of Commerce; noon Tuesday, Piccadilly; John Paris and Cindy Howington of May & Co. will speak on income taxes.

VFW 10734 AND LADIES AUXILIARY 7 p.m. Tuesday.

VICKSBURG-WARREN CHAPTER ALCORN ALUMNI Purple and Gold Ball; 9 p.m.-1 a.m., March 31, St. Mary’s Center; tickets, $10 for single, $18, for couple; semi-formal; 631-877-6323 or 634-6534.

NAACP Meeting, 7 p.m. Monday, 902 China St.

VICKSBURG BRANCH NAACP Mandatory leadership training; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, E.D. Straughter Baptist Memorial Center, Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

ROSA A. TEMPLE CLASS OF 1971 Reunion planning meeting; 4 p.m. Sunday, Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers, Clay Street; Robert Crear, 638-6816.

IVYETTES Meeting has been postponed until March 17.

JULY 5-7 REUNION PLANNING Meeting, 3 p.m. Saturday; 2957 Mount Alban Road; Velma Wince, 634-8602, or Irma Love, 638-8670.


NURTURING PARENT SUPPORT GROUP 5:30-7 p.m. every Monday, United Way, 920 South St.; sponsored by the Exchange Club of Vicksburg Child Abuse Prevention Center; 634-0557.

EXOTIC BIRD FAIR 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Mississippi Fairgrounds Agriculture Building; cages, toys and feed; 901-878-1307.

LEVI’S – A Gathering Place 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Manor Drive and Wisconsin Avenue; music by Magnolias and Moonshine; cappuccino, other refreshments and sweets; game room with pool table and more for children; no cover charge.

GOLD IN THE HILLS 7:30 p.m. each Friday-Saturday throughout March; 636-0471.

VICKSBURG ART ASSOCIATION SPRING SHOW Opening reception, 8 p.m. Saturday; art work will hang 1-5 p.m. Sunday; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday; and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday-Wednesday; artists may pick up works 4-6 p.m. March 16.

MAGNOLIA BALLROOM DANCERS Dance, 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Jim Buck Ross Agriculture and Forestry Museum, Jackson; $10 for members; $5 for first-time guests; $14, for returning guests; 636-7000, 924-5690 or 932-6959.

CHILD SAFETY DAY 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Factory Outlets; Vicksburg Fire Department will give a program and bring the fire truck and Dalmatian; Vicksburg Police Department will do child identification program; Cub Scout Pack 115 will discuss camping safety.

SENIOR CENTER Friday: 1 p.m., bonus bingo; Monday: 9-10 a.m., beginner piano note reading; 10-11, piano keyboarding; 10, NIA exercise; 11-noon, violin lessons; 6-8 p.m., social and line dance class; Tuesday: 10-11 a.m., beginner computer; 11-noon, intermediate computer; 1-2, learn to play the dulcimer; 1, knitting lessons; 1-4, open play dominoes and Canasta.


MOUNT ZION NO. 1 LADIES AUXILIARY Fifth North and Jackson streets; called meeting; 10 a.m. Saturday; contact J.B. Johnson, 638-1832.

BELMONT M.B. CHURCH Male Chorus 11th anniversary, 6 p.m. Saturday

SHILOH PRIMITIVE BAPTIST Weekend services, 6 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday; Elder Glenn Blanchard of Winter Garden, Fla., will speak; the church is on Warriors’ Trail.

CHURCH OF GOD OF PROPHECY REVIVAL 7:15 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday; the Rev. Bishop Fred Lawson, state overseer, will speak.

CHRISTIAN HOME M.B. NO. 2 REVIVAL 7:30 p.m. Friday, 4754 Lee Road; the Rev. Troy Smith will be guest speaker; the Rev. Johnny Hughes is host pastor.

GREATER MOUNT ZION M.B. REVIVAL 7:30 p.m. Friday; the Rev. Edward Knight will be speaker for the week; the Rev. Edmond E. Gibbs is pastor; 907 Farmer St.

LIVING WATER CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP “Old Time Gospel Singing,” 6:30 p.m. Saturday; featuring local singing groups and Bill Holdiness, master of ceremonies; refreshments will be served.

TRAVELERS REST Sanctuary Choir’s Pre-Spring Musical, 6 p.m. Saturday.

NEW ROCK OF AGES Adult Choir rehearsal, 4 p.m. Saturday.