Published 12:00 am Monday, October 1, 2001



MAYOR’S ENGINEERING ADVISORY COMMITTEE 5 p.m. today; City Hall Annex council room.

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

VICKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL REUNION MEETING Class of 1982; 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Shoney’s; contact James Giles, Horace Allen or Linda Jackson.

VICKSBURG COIN CLUB 7 tonight, Vicksburg Clinic conference room.

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

VICKSBURG BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN MEETING 7-8 p.m., first Tuesday of each month; Jacques Cafe.

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


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


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 silent 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 p.m., Supervalu/Sack and Save bingo; 2:30 p.m., Wal-Mart SuperCenter September birthday party; Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; noon, Curtis bridge club; 1 p.m., open play dominoes.

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

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; 601-856-7546.

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

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

FALL FLOWER WORKSHOP 7 p.m.-9 p.m. Monday; Lynn Johnston, owner of Serenity Floral in Vicksburg, will teach workshop on fall floral arrangements; $20 for SCHF members; $25 for non-members; 631-2997.

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: Charlie Blackmore Jr., pastor; Friday: David Brown, pastor; Saturday: banquet; E.D. Straughter; Terry Moore, pastor.

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

SOLID ROCK PENTECOSTAL BARBECUE LUNCH Today; 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. today, St. Michael’s parish hall.

YOM KIPPUR Today; 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.

HAWKINS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 8 a.m. Saturday; women’s bazaar; food booth, holiday art, crafts, 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.

NEW MOUNT PILGRIM FIFTH ANNUAL DEACONS PROGRAM 5 p.m. Saturday; the Rev. Henry J. Williams, pastor.

OAKLAND BAPTIST FALL REVIVE-ALL 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; 2959 Oak Ridge Road; Gary Thomas, Heart for Home Ministries, will speak; 638-6724.

CHRISTIAN BOOKS AND MUSIC BOOK SIGNING 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; Charlie Caldwell, author of “God’s Roadmap to Peace;” 1990 S. Frontage Road.