Published 12:00 am Friday, October 12, 2001



VICKSBURG GATORS PARENTS AND GUARDIANS Support group; post-homecoming dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, American Legion Post 213, “The Hut”; $3 admission; music by Dr. Taurus.

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RIVER CITY B&PW National Business Women’s Week activities: 11:30 a.m. Monday, membership appreciation luncheon at the Biscuit Company; Tuesday, educators appreciation day and Choices girls club, Warren Central High School participation recognition day; Wednesday: domestic violence awareness day, project “Haven House”; 5-6:30 p.m. Thursday, women of distinction, business after hours, Chamber of Commerce; Friday, Child Abuse Prevention awareness day, project “CAP Center.”

CLASS OF 1972 North and South Vicksburg and Warren Central High Schools, reunion meeting, 6 p.m. Sunday; L.D.’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry St.; Frankie Meeks, 638-5623.

BETA CHAPTER PAK SORORITY Noon Tuesday, Piccadilly; Sue Lestage, artist, will be guest speaker.

CORPS OF ENGINEERS CHAPTER Chamber of Commerce; noon Tuesday, Piccadilly; Lark Johnson, Haven House Family Shelter, will be guest speaker.

AARP 10 a.m. Tuesday, City Hall Annex; Dr. James P. Flanders, psychologist, will be guest speaker.

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.

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.

LEVI’S – “A GATHERING PLACE” 7-11 tonight and 7-10 p.m. Saturday; cappuccino, coffee, fountain drinks, sweets, gameroom with pool table and more; no cover charge; music provided by Southwinds.

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 tonight; Oak Ridge Youth and Community Center; music by Magnolias and Moonshine; hamburgers and baked goods will be sold.

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

SENIOR CENTER Monday: 9 a.m., beginner piano note reading; 10, piano keyboarding; 10, NIA exercise; 6-8 p.m., social and line dance class; Tuesday: 10 a.m., A.A.R.P.; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., learn to play the dulcimer; 1-4, open play dominoes and Canasta; 1, cooking with Harrah’s; Wednesday: 9 a.m., king bridge; 10, NIA exercise; 1:30-3:30 p.m., beginner acrylic art class.


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.

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

BROWN’S CHAPEL M.B. REVIVAL 7:30 tonight; guest speaker the Rev. Jessie Brown, pastor.