Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 5, 2001



VICKSBURG CRUISERS “Dogwood Run,” Saturday at Cole’s Creek picnic area on the Natchez Trace; leave from Wal-Mart SuperCenter at 10 a.m.; 638-7717.

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412TH ENGINEER COMMAND Family readiness group meeting, 3 p.m. Saturday, U.S. Army Reserve Center; volunteers will be recognized.

CAMILLE ART AND LITERARY 10 a.m. Saturday, Shoney’s; Dr. Allene Gails will be hostess.

CHILDREN OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION Egg hunt and reorganizational meeting, 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Glenwood Circle Park; 634-9524 or 638-7069.


MISSISSIPPI ART COLONY OPENING 7-9 p.m. Thursday, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; exhibit of art works ranging from abstract to figurative to photo realistic; admission is free, refreshments will be served.

SUGAR EGG WORKSHOP For ages 6-13; 10-11 a.m., Saturday, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; $6 for members, $8 for non-members; 631-2997 for reservations.

CEDARS REUNION PLANNING MEETING 3 p.m. Saturday, 2957 Mount Alban Road; Velma Wince, 634-8602, or Irma Love, 638-8670.

VICKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL BAND CONCERT 7 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg High School; free admission.

VHS/WCHS CLASS OF 1991 Mandatory meeting, 3 p.m. Sunday, 209 Moonmist Drive; Shelia Trevillion, 638-3504.

VIKING INVASION 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Warren Central High School; food and games.

CEDAR HILL CEMETERY TOURS Offered by Vicksburg Spring Pilgrimage, tours through Saturday; reservations suggested, 636-9421.

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

SENIOR CENTER Thursday: 1 p.m., SuperValu/Sack & Save bingo; Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; 11-noon, advanced computer; 7-10 p.m., Magnolias and Moonshine band, bring finger foods.


MOUNT ZION NO. 4 M.B. Catfish and spaghetti dinner sale, Saturday; 122 Union Ave.; cost is $5, proceeds benefit the youth department; for orders, 631-6805.

NEW MOUNT ELEM M.B. Easter practice, 6 p.m. Friday; the Rev. Leonard Walker, pastor.

FIRST UNITED PENTECOSTAL CHURCH Youth “Sheaves for Christ,” fund-raiser; 10 a.m. Saturday, Showers field at the city park.

TRIUMPH M.B. EVANGELISM WORKSHOP 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; ages 13-adult are welcome.

MOUNT CALVARY BAPTIST 11th annual gospel extravaganza sponsored by the Negro Business and Professional Women youth club; 6 p.m. Saturday, 1350 East Ave.; admission is free.

CRAWFORD STREET UNITED METHODIST Rummage sale, 6 a.m.-noon, Saturday, church parking lot; fund-raiser for the youth.

GREATER MOUNT LEBANON REVIVAL Alpine Street; prayer service, 7 nightly through Sunday; preaching service, 7 p.m. April 9-13; the Rev. Martin Washington will be guest speaker.

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 take out; 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.

NEW ROCK OF AGES CHOIR WORKSHOP 6 nightly through Saturday; conducted by Thurmon Brown of Rayville, La.


FAMILY SPRING FLING 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg City Pavilion; food, raffles, silent auction and live entertainment; all proceeds will benefit children of the late Virginia “Angel” Massey Ross.

“BINGO FOR THE BAND” Benefiting St. Aloysius Band; 7 p.m. Saturday, Knights of Columbus; tickets are $15 and include a hamburger dinner; tickets available at the door or from any St. Al band member.