Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 26, 2001



ROSA A. TEMPLE CLASS OF 1971 Reunion planning meeting, 4 p.m. Sunday, LD’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry St.; reunion fees due by May 1; $75 per person and $125 for married class members; Robert or Reatha Crear, 638-6816.

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NEGRO BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN Founders Day program, 4 p.m. Sunday, Mount Heroden M.B. Church, Grove Street; Dr. I.V. Erves will be guest speaker.

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.


BLOOD DRIVE 6 a.m.-6 p.m. Friday, Harrah’s Hotel and Casino in the Yazoo Room; all donors will receive a free T-shirt.

CEDARS SCHOOL REUNION Looking for people who attended the old or new Cedars schools; reunion will be July 5-7; fees are $50 for couples and $35 for singles, due June 30; 636-1512, 634-8602, 636-1116 or 638-8670.

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 Thursday: 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; Monday: 9 a.m., beginner piano; 10-11, piano keyboarding; 10, NIA exercise; 11-noon, violin lessons; 1 p.m., basic sewing; 6-8, social and line dance class.


TRIUMPH M.B. NIGHT SUNDAY SCHOOL 7 p.m. Friday, 124 Pittman Road; Herman Winters Jr. will be guest superintendent; Christine Steward is superintendent; the Rev. Larry Nicks is pastor.

MOUNT ZION NO. 4 M.B. Catfish/spaghetti dinner sale, Saturday; $5; 122 Union Ave.; 631-6805.

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.

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