Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 23, 2001



VICKSBURG WARREN CHAPTER Mississippi American Federation of Teachers; 4:30-6 p.m. Thursday, A Cup Full, South Frontage Road.

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WARREN COUNTY REPUBLICAN WOMEN Committee meeting, 6 tonight, Vicksburg Factory Outlets conference room next to Billy’s Italian Restaurant; Naomi Boswell, 638-5816.

VICKSBURG CRUISERS CAR CLUB Old car cruise; 5 p.m. Friday, Goldie’s Trail Barbecue, cruise to Bumpers after dinner at Goldie’s; Dave Derrick, 638-7717 after 4 p.m.

KEEP VICKSBURG-WARREN BEAUTIFUL Membership party and fall celebration; 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, 101 Woodstock Drive; donations appreciated; Holley Simrall, 636-4048.

ENGINEERS AUXILIARY BRIDGE 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; reservations are due by 6 tonight; Janie Curtis, 636-0324 or Josie Smith, 636-4073.

MAE/VWAE Meeting, 6:30 tonight, Ryan’s Steakhouse; Frank Yates, Uniserv director, will be guest speaker; dinner for members will be paid for by MAE.

LIONS Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Mike Oliver of Ducks Unlimited will speak.

AMERICAN RED CROSS Annual meeting for volunteers and their families; 6 tonight; 636-9182.


OVERCOMERS OUTREACH Christian-oriented, Bible-based, 12-step support group for individuals and family members discovering freedom from addictions and compulsions; meet 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 5 p.m. Sunday, 1105 Harrison St.; 415-2008.

ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Eastside group’s non-smoking meeting meets at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Friday and 9 a.m. Sunday, 1105 Harrison St.; 636-1134.

SALVATION ARMY WOMEN’S AUXILIARY Soup and sandwich luncheon; 11 a.m.-2 p.m. today, Crawford Street United Methodist Church.

RIVER CITY FAMILY FESTIVAL 2-8 p.m. today, Vicksburg Municipal Auditorium; activities include a costume contest, face painting, giveaways and community-service exhibits on topics such as health and safety; food and candy will be available; sponsored by the City of Vicksburg, the MSU Extension Service and Project Homestead.

21st ANNUAL VICKSBURG ART ASSOCIATION Mississippi Artist Exhibition; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. through Wednesday; free admission; artists must pick up work from 4 until 6:30 p.m. Wednesday or 2 until 4 p.m. Saturday.

AMERICAN RED CROSS Adult, infant and child CPR classes, 6-9 p.m. Monday through Wednesday; introduction to disaster services class for all who wish to volunteer, Nov. 1; for information, contact Judy Turnage, 636-9182 or redcross@vicksburg.com

SENIOR CENTER Wednesday: 9 a.m., king bridge; 10, NIA exercise; 1:30, beginner acrylic art class; 2 p.m., T.R.I.A.D.; Thursday: 8:30 a.m., NIA exercise; 9:30, beginner bridge; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 12:30, Richter bridge; 1 p.m., Super Valu bingo; 2:30, Wal-Mart SuperCenter October birthday party; Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; 1 p.m., Mexican dominoes.


MISSISSIPPI BAPTIST SEMINARY Students are urged to attend the Baptist Association lecture at 6 p.m. Thursday followed by classes in Old Testament survey and introductory counseling at 8 at Straughter Memorial Center; Dr. Lewis Lassiter, 634-1982.

WARREN COUNTY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION 9 a.m., 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday-Friday, Straughter Memorial Center, 1411 Martin Luther King Jr. St.; David P. Bickham, state convention grant-writing consultant, will speak at 6 p.m. Thursday; Robert L. Miller is moderator; 638-1802 or 634-1982.

BETHLEHEM M.B. CHOIR REHEARSAL 6 tonight and Thursday and 11 a.m. Saturday; 3055 N. Washington St.; Kevin Winters is musician.

FIRST CHURCH OF THE NAZARENE REVIVAL 7 nightly through Wednesday, guest speakers will be as follows: tonight, the Rev. David Harrison; Wednesday, the Rev. Jim Biedenharn; 3428 Wisconsin Ave.

ST. JAMES M.B. NEW CHURCH DEDICATION 7 nightly through Saturday, guest speakers will be as follows: tonight, Willie J. Jones; Wednesday, LaDonna Burks; Thursday, Alfred Lassiter Jr.; Friday, Edward Knight; and Saturday, Thomas Bernard; the Rev. Charlie Blackmore is pastor.