Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 10, 2001



AMERICAN LEGION POST 3 Regular meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday; a meal will be served.

RREN COUNTY BAR ASSOCIATION CLE program; 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Monsour’s Restaurant; the program is free and provides 2 CLE hours.

UNITED DAUGHTERS OF CONFEDERACY NO. 77 2 p.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; Jo Marquis will present the program.

VICKSBURG QUILTERS 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Stitch-N-Frame shop, 2222 S. Frontage Road; demonstration of the making of a quillow will be the program.

ENGINEER ADVISORY COMMITTEE 4:30 p.m. today and Oct. 24, City Hall Annex council room; Steve Pranger, 638-3719.

PARAGON LODGE NO. 7 F&AM 7:30 tonight, Mason attire; Prince Hall affiliates welcome; Gregory L. Jackson, 636-1793.

ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY INC. Omicron Rho Lambda chapter, 6 p.m. Thursday; L.D.’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry St.; white shirt attire with black and/or gold tie; Gregory L. Jackson, 636-1793; James Giles, president.

PARKVIEW AUXILIARY Saturday, dining conference room; board meeting, 8:30 a.m.; social, 9:30; regular meeting, 10.


FIRE PREVENTION WEEK 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Wal-Mart SuperCenter; children can meet “Sparky” and see the fire trucks from the Vicksburg Fire Department.

VICKSBURG ART ASSOCIATION 21st annual Mississippi artist exhibition; call for entries; registration, 2-4 p.m. Saturday and 4-6:30 p.m. Monday, Constitution Firehouse Gallery; entry fees are $10 for members and $25 for non-members; must be 18 years old; must be a member of the Vicksburg Art Association or a resident of Mississippi; exhibit will be Oct. 20-24; all entries must be available for sale; prizes will be awarded for best in show; 634-8756 or 638-9221.

NIGERIAN PROGRESSIVE UNION 41st anniversary of Nigerian Independence; 3 p.m.-until, Saturday, St. Mary’s Catholic Church, 1512 Main St.; cultural dances by the children, women and men groups; part of the proceeds will be donated to benefit families of the victims of the terrorist attacks; 601-979-2452, 601-978-3934, 601-372-5050 or 291-7943.

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7 p.m. Friday; Oak Ridge Youth and Community Center; music by Magnolias and Moonshine; hamburgers and baked goods will be sold.

FIRE PREVENTION PARADE AND PROGRAM 11 a.m. Thursday at Vicksburg Factory Outlets; sponsored by the Vicksburg Fire Department in observance of Fire Safety Week.

SMALL BUSINESS SEMINAR ON SHOPLIFTING PREVENTION 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Chamber of Commerce; sponsored by Hinds Community College and the Chamber of Commerce; for reservations, call 636-1012.

VICKSBURG FALL PILGRIMAGE 9:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m., through Saturday; $15 for a tour of three homes.

PARKVIEW AUXILIARY BOOK FAIR 7:30 a.m. -4 p.m. Thursday and 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Friday; ground floor dining/conference area; proceeds to benefit nursing scholarship fund.

MORNING IN THE GARDEN’ Presentation by Dr. Ralph Null, floral artist; 10 a.m. Thursday, Vicksburg Country Club ballroom; book signing will follow; tickets, 638-6429; sponsored by The Ivy Place.

SENIOR CENTER Thursday: 8:30 a.m., NIA exercise class; 9:30, beginner bridge; 11, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., SuperValu bingo; Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; Monday: 9 a.m., beginner piano note reading; 10, piano keyboarding.


TRIUMPH M.B. WOMEN’S PRAISE BREAKFAST 8 a.m. Saturday, Shoney’s; contact Linda Sweezer or Carla Nicks.

PORTERS CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST Bake sale and smorgasbord dinner; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; 200 Porters Chapel Road; Dan Garnett, 636-2913.

MISSISSIPPI BAPTIST SEMINARY REGISTRATION Fall session; 6:45-9:30 p.m. Thursday, Old Testament Survey I with Rudolph E. Walker; Introductory Counseling with Virginia Houston; classes at Straughter Memorial Center, 1411 Martin Luther King Jr. St.; Dr. Lewis L. Lassiter, 634-1982 or 638-5424.

LIGHTHOUSE BAPTIST BIBLE CONFERENCE 7 p.m. Thursday; 9:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Friday and 9:30 a.m. to noon Saturday; guest speakers will be from various areas in Mississippi, Illinois, Texas, Louisiana, Arkansas and Tennessee.

BROWN’S CHAPEL M.B. REVIVAL 7:30 nightly through Friday; guest speakers are as follows: tonight, the Rev. Henry Mayfield; Thursday, the Rev. Troy Smith; Friday, the Rev. Jessie Brown, pastor.