Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 25, 2001



NEGRO BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN Founders Day program, 4 p.m. Sunday, Mount Heroden M.B. Church, Grove Street.

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ROSA A. TEMPLE CLASS OF 1966 Class reunion meeting, 7 p.m. Sunday, home of Sylvia Stalls Walker, 2614 Togo St.; Gene Durman, 638-3755, or Joe Scott, 636-5900.

VICKSBURG CRUISERS Old car cruise, 6:30 p.m. Friday, Sonic Drive-In; 638-7717.

IVYETTES Beautillion rehearsal, 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 3 p.m. Sunday; 634-1233.

ENGINEERS AUXILIARY BRIDGE LUNCHEON 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; reservations by 6 p.m. Wednesday; Louise Larson, 636-3245, or Virginia Hanning, 630-2948.


COIN AND CURRENCY SHOW 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Clarion Hotel (formerly Ramada Inn Coliseum), I-55 High Street exit, Jackson; buy, sell and trade U.S. and foreign coins and currency; free; 601-932-2007.

AMERICAN RED CROSS GARAGE SALE 7 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, City Park Pavilion; donations accepted 9 a.m.-noon Friday at the pavilion or may be left at the Red Cross office, 908 Cherry St., 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday

BOOK LECTURE BY SHEILA A. TAYLOR-DOWNER Lecture about her book “Ready or Not…Get Set Go,” an entrepreneurs Guide to Starting and Maintaining a Successful Business; 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, The Smith-Robertson Museum and Cultural Center, 528 Bloom St., Jackson; 601-960-1457.

VICKSBURG ART ASSOCIATION STUDENT SHOW Reception, 1-3:30 p.m. Sunday, Firehouse Gallery, Main Street; awards will be presented and refreshments will be served.

OPENWOOD PLANTATION FUNDRAISER Plant sale, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Whatley home, 209 Pecan Blvd.; sale will feature items propagated by members including roses, shrubs, trees and more.

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.

BASKETBALL GAME VHS Faculty vs. Vicksburg District River Raiders, 6 p.m. May 3, Vicksburg High School Gym; $2 admission; sponsored by PTSA and Vicksburg District Adopt-a-school-committee.

VICKSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT “Stay Away from Strangers and Other Dangers: A children’s video identification program,” noon-4 p.m. Saturday, Pemberton Square Mall; children will be fingerprinted and videotaped; free.

31ST ANNUAL PLAY-A-DAY-IN-MAY-AWAY 10 a.m.-2 p.m. May 5, St. Aloysius/St. Francis; activities include homemade candy and cakes, games, Velcro wall, obstacle course, inflatable slide, silent auction, food and raffles; 636-2256 or 636-4834.

HAWKINS PRESCHOOL ART SHOW 6:30-8 p.m. Thursday; 636-7051.

AFTER HOURS DRIVERS ED Classes begin May 29; register 10 a.m.-5 p.m. through Friday, Good Stuff Plus, 1915-D Mission 66; must be 14-years-old or older; Andrea Newman, 636-2368 or 638-0808.

DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS 7-9 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, through May 16, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; workshop taught by Barbara Faulkner for adults; $55 for members, $60 for non-members; 631-2997.

SENIOR CENTER Wednesday: 1:30-3:30, beginner acrylic art class; Thursday: 8:30 a.m., NIA exercise; 9:30, beginner bridge; 10, beginner computer; 11, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., SuperValu/Sack & Save bingo; 2:30, Wal-Mart SuperCenter birthday party; Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; 11-noon, advanced computer class; 1 p.m., Mexican dominoes.


CEDAR GROVE M.B. “100 Women in Purple, 101 Men in Black;” 6 p.m. Saturday; the Rev. Mitchell and Deborah Dent will be guest speakers.

TRIUMPH M.B. FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION Register 6 p.m. Wednesday; Bible class at 7; open to all persons north of the downtown area; must have Social Security cards, utility bills and income for all household members; 124 Pittman Road.

BEECHWOOD ASSEMBLY OF GOD David Kauffman in concert, 7 p.m. Saturday; 260 Highway 27; Dencil Riddlesperger is pastor; 636-4213.

CALVARY BAPTIST REVIVAL 7 p.m. Wednesday; 2878 Old Highway 27; Eric Thomas, pastor of First Baptist Church, will be guest speaker; Riley Harper, minister of music at Highland Baptist Church, will be in charge of music; nursery provided.