Published 12:00 am Monday, April 2, 2001



PORT CITY KIWANIS 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; Hilton Dyar, dean of Hinds Community College’s Vicksburg-Warren branch, will speak.

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CO. B 106TH COMBAT ENGINEER 8 a.m. Tuesday, breakfast at Shoney’s

ASHMEAD CHAPTER DAR 11 a.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; Harry Sharp will speak on different forms of city government; C.D. Price will be hostess.

KIWANIS Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; John Paris of May & Company will speak.

LIONS Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Charlie Mullins, manager of Mutual Credit Union, will speak.

STRINGER LODGE NO. 1 F&AM 7:30 p.m. Monday, 1st Degree will be given; all Prince Hall Masons are welcome.

RIVER CITY BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN 6 p.m. Monday, Piccadilly; Bertha Flagg, labor relations specialist, directorate of Human Resources Management, Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will speak; 634-1984 or 638-3088.

VICKSBURG WARREN COUNTY JSU ALUMNI 5:30 p.m. Monday, Vicksburg District executive conference room; Barbara Hubbard or Debra Goodman, 636-3429.


VHS CLASS OF 1986 Class meeting, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Pizza Hut on Clay Street; Angela Carpenter, 638-7881 or Ria Williams, 638-7988.

VICKSBURG CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION CENTER Candlelight vigil for the fight against child abuse, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, City Hall; 634-0557.

PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP 2 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg Medical Center cafeteria; 638-1877.

FREE INCOME TAX HELP 9 a.m.-1 p.m., every Wednesday through April 11, Warren County Vicksburg Public Library; 638-3422 or 437-8592.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE Tuesday: 10 :30 a.m., Pat Cashman, editor and publisher of “The Vicksburg Post” will read stories followed by crafts; 7 p.m., author Louisa Dixon will speak in honor of the creative writing awards; Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., Don Brown, director of Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Services will read followed by an art project; Thursday: 10:30 a.m., volunteers from the Child Abuse Prevention Center will read “When I Feel Angry;” 5:30 p.m., “Right From Birth” parenting series.

FAMILY AND FRIENDS OF MENTALLY ILL Support group, 6 p.m. Tuesday, Warren Yazoo Mental Health clubhouse on Wisconsin Avenue.

AMERICAN RED CROSS LIFEGUARDING COURSE 6 p.m. Monday, Downtown YMCA; Bob and Susan Athow and Sylvia Gurtowski are instructors; Pat Busby, 636-9182 or Sylvia Gurtowski, 634-4516.

AARP “55 ALIVE DRIVER SAFETY PROGRAM” Monday and Tuesday; sponsored by the West Central Mississippi chapter of AARP, Bowmar Baptist Church and Tim Sumrall; to enroll, contact Wally Flowers, 638-3191.

SENIOR CENTER Monday: 1 p.m., basic sewing; 6-8, social and line dance class; Tuesday: 10 a.m., arts and crafts; 10-11, beginner computer; 11-noon, intermediate computer; 1-2 p.m., learn to play the dulcimer; 1, knitting lessons; 1, dominoes.


PORTERS CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST Men’s club chicken dinner and bake sale, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday; 200 Porter’s Chapel Road; tickets, $6; eat-in or takeout; 636-2699.

GOSPEL TEMPLE M.B. Gala opening of the Black Fine Arts and Auction Festival; noon-2 p.m. Saturday, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex, 1302 Adams St.; free lunch will be served; 638-8876.

GIBSON MEMORIAL EASTER EGG FACTORY Chocolate covered Easter eggs with vanilla, coconut, maple nut or peanut butter filling, $2 each; 335 Bowie Road; 636-2605, 636-2903 or 636-9456.

NEW ROCK OF AGES CHOIR WORKSHOP 6 p.m. Wednesday-Saturday; conducted by Thurmon Brown of Rayville, La.

FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH OF TALLULAH “The Living Story,” Easter drama; 7 nightly through Wednesday.


FAMILY SPRING FLING 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, City Pavilion; food, raffles, silent auction and entertainment by Southwinds, Fraid Not, The Mighty Train of Gospel, The Mississippi Ole Time Music Society and Mike & Company; proceeds to children of the late Virginia “Angel” Massey Ross.