Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 26, 2001




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ENGINEERS AUXILIARY 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; Judy Dawsey, 636-2206.

HOMEMAKER VOLUNTEERS EXHIBIT DAY Thursday, 1100-C Grove St.; set up entries, 8-10 a.m.; open for viewing, 12:30-2 p.m.

ROSA A. TEMPLE HIGH SCHOOL REUNION MEETING 3 p.m. Saturday; class of 1968; home of Frank James Jr., 7629 Halls Ferry Road; 638-8067.

VICKSBURG COIN CLUB 7 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg Clinic conference room.

VICKSBURG CRUISERS CAR CLUB Old car cruise, 6:30 p.m. Saturday; Rowdy’s; 636-2720.


DOWNTOWN VICKSBURG’S 7th ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 6; children’s activities, sidewalk sales and live music.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS 6-7 p.m. Wednesdays; Bowmar Baptist Church; no diets, no dues, no weigh-ins; 638-0011.

FESTIVAL OF HARMONY WORKSHOP 9 a.m. Saturday, Pearl High School; a capella singing, vocal technique and concert choreography; $10 registration; Ken Connor, 957-1516, or Dot McElroy, 957-1609.

HIGH SCHOOL HARMONY EXPLOSION 4:30 p.m. Saturday; W.H. Dodson Performing Arts Center, Pearl High School; tickets, $5; Ken Connor, 957-1516 or 664-6760.

ZOO PARTY 2001 7:30 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Jackson Zoo; food, music and auction; $75 per person, $60 for Friends of Zoo members, $40 for ages 35 and younger; 352-2582.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM Free homework assistance and life skills training; locations are: Cedars Estates Community Center, 130 Demby Drive; Gator A’ Club, 920 Shannon St.; Mount Heroden M.B. Church, 1117 Clay St.; and Rolling Acres Estates, 131 Elizabeth Circle; Central Mississippi Prevention Service, 631-0102.

SENIOR CENTER Today: 1:35-3:30 p.m., beginner acrylic art class; 2 p.m., TRIAD; Thursday: 8:30 a.m., NIA exercise; 9:30 a.m., beginner bridge; 10:30 a.m., beginner computer; 11:30 a.m., intermediate computer; 12:30 p.m., richter bridge; 1 p.m., Supervalu/Sack and Save bingo; 2:30 p.m., Wal-Mart SuperCenter September birthday party.

POST-ABORTION SUPPORT GROUP Begins Thursday, 6-8 p.m.; 10-week program; to register, call 638-2778 or 636-6186.

KNOWLEDGE COLLEGE READING PROGRAM 8 a.m.-noon through Dec. 8; open to students age 6-16; must be accompanied by an adult; tuition, $150; aid available; Lucy DeRossette, 831-5009 or 636-3067.

PARENTING WORKSHOP 6 tonight; hosted by Crawford Street United Methodist Church, 1408 Cherry St.; free; Walter Frazier, 601-636-5703.

MISSISSIPPI CRAFTS ON THE NATCHEZ TRACE Saturday and Sunday; Charles White of Brandon and Webb Stribling of Madison make vessels of native and exotic wood; 856-7546.

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7 p.m. Friday; “Lanny McCann and the Backwater Band;” hamburgers sold; no bake sale; sponsored by Bradley’s Chapel Church.

REUNITE SOCIAL AND CIVIC CLUB FUND-RAISER DANCE 9 p.m.-until; Saturday; American Legion “The Hut;” admission, $3; DJ “Horseman” J.L. Mitchell.

NATIONAL DISASTER RELIEF FUND-RAISER 7 a.m.-until, Saturday; Kmart parking lot; $1 donations for red, white and blue ribbons or bracelets; sponsored by the Adopters of Wild Mustangs Association.

JACKSON PHILATELIC SOCIETY STAMP SHOW 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; Clarion Hotel, Greymont Avenue, Jackson; free admission.

LEVI’S Saturday; “Bud Shiers and Stanley Scallions and the Ole Habits;” 3527 Manor Drive.


ST. JAMES M.B. CHURCH “Crusade for Christ;” 7 tonight-Saturday; 1922 Pearl St.; tonight: Lorenzo Carter, pastor; Thursday: Charlie Blackmore Jr., pastor; Friday: David Brown, pastor; Saturday: banquet; E.D. Straughter; Terry Moore, pastor.

TRAVIS CHAPEL A.M.E. REVIVAL 7 tonight-Friday; 745 Hutson St.; the Rev. Andrew Banks, pastor of Seminary A.M.E. Church, Stevens, Ark., will be guest speaker.

HOLY HILL M.B. CHURCH REVIVAL 7:30 tonight-Friday; Oak Ridge community; the Rev. Joseph Brisco, evangelist; the Rev. Booker T. Smith, pastor.

SOLID ROCK PENTECOSTAL BARBECUE LUNCH Thursday; chicken or beef, potato salad, baked beans, bread, dessert; $4.50, chicken; $5.50, beef. Free delivery; 636-0692.

BLESSED VIRGIN MARY SODALITY 3 p.m. Thursday, St. Michael’s parish hall.

YOM KIPPUR Thursday; Day of Atonement; Rabbi Lane Steinger of St. Louis, Mo., will conduct services; Anshe Chesed Temple.

MAGNOLIA RECOVERY 7 p.m. Oct. 2; weekly Christian 12-step meeting focusing on the Bible’s perspective on addiction; open to all faiths; 619-0074.

VICKSBURG CHURCH OF CHRIST “The Gospel for All;” 7 tonight; 3333 N. Frontage Road; lessons by Gary Kirkendall.

HAWKINS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 8 a.m. Saturday; women’s bazaar; food booth, ornament workshop; 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Boy Scout Troop 76’s free car wash; 11 a.m.-2 p.m., men’s barbecue; take-out or dine-in; $6 adults, $4 children; 3909 Halls Ferry road; 636-2242.

TRIUMPH CHURCH FOOD GIVEAWAY 6 -7:30 tonight; 124 Pittman Road; residents in area north of Washington Street are eligible; requires Social Security card, proof of income for household and utility bill; 638-8108 after 6 p.m.

GREATER MOUNT ZION MEN’S DAY PROGRAM 6:30 p.m. Saturday; the Rev. Rudy Seals is guest speaker; 619-9998 or 638-0628.

FIRST METHODIST PROTESTANT CHURCH MISSIONS CONFERENCE 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 11 a.m. Sunday; 510 Porter’s Chapel Road; Dr. Philip and Debbie Renfroe, missionaries to Tenwek Hospital in Kenya, Africa, will speak.