Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 1, 2001


412th ENGINEER COMMAND Family readiness group meeting; 2 p.m. Saturday, George A. Morris Reserve Center, 1265 Porters Chapel Road; a representative of the Ivy Place will be the guest; executive board will meet at noon Saturday.

REDBONE CEMETERY ASSOCIATION 4 p.m. Sunday, Redbone United Methodist Church; 638-7485.

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VICKSBURG BRANCH NAACP Fifth annual freedom fund banquet, 7 p.m. Saturday, St. Mary’s Center, 1512 Main St.; Sandra Jaribu Hill, attorney and executive director of the Mississippi Worker’s Center for Human Rights, will be guest speaker; Charlotte Tyler Price will sing; tickets are $25 and available by calling 638-8495, 529-2044, 638-2312 or 638-9047.

REUNITE SOCIAL AND CIVIC CLUB Dance; 9 p.m.-until, Saturday, American Legion “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; admission is $3.

WOODMEN OF THE WORLD 6 p.m. Friday, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department, Goodrum Road; election of officers; 638-2495.

BATHSHEBA GRAND CHAPTER ROSE SHARON No. 24 Order of Eastern Star; calendar service, 5 p.m. Saturday, New Mount Pilgrim M.B. Church, Fayette and Poplar streets

MASONIC TEMPLE BARBECUE 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; Cain Ridge Road; adults are $5 and children are $3.

KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY First Friday; 7:30 p.m.-midnight, Friday, VFW Post 10734, Indiana Avenue.

Public programs

SALVATION ARMY CHRISTMAS ASSISTANCE 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3:30 p.m. Tuesday-Nov. 9; must pick up list of requirements at the office, 530 Mission 66; no phone calls.

HUNTER SAFETY COURSE 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, New Vision Family Worship Center, 3525 Wisconsin Ave.; anyone born after 1972 must take this course to receive a Mississippi hunting/fishing license; bring Social Security card and a pencil; sponsored by Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Parks and Fisheries; free admission; 634-8710.

OVERCOMERS OUTREACH Christian oriented, Bible-based, 12-step support group for individuals and family members discovering freedom from addictions and compulsions; 6:30 p.m. Thursday and 5 p.m. Sunday, 1105 Harrison St.; 415-2208.

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

REDWOOD ELEMENTARY FUND-RAISER Turkey shoot 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, fall festival 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Judy Williams, 636-4885.

CAPITOL CITY COIN AND CURRENCY SHOW 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Clarion Hotel, I-55 High St., Jackson; buy, sell and trade U.S. and foreign coins, currency, gold, silver and other numismatic items; free admission.

WARREN CENTRAL SOCCER BOOSTERS Taking orders for Viking blankets at the homecoming game Friday; blankets are $40 and payment is due when the order is placed; B. Sellers, 636-7756.

SENIOR CENTER Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; noon-4 p.m., Curtis bridge; 12-2, water color painting; 1, open dominoes; Monday: 11 a.m. NIA exercise; 1-3 p.m., acrylic art class; 2-4, pen and ink; Tuesday: 10:30 a.m., beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; noon-2 p.m., water color class; 1. learn to play the dulcimer; 1-3, acrylic art; 1-4, open play dominoes and Canasta.


MOUNT ZION M.B. NO. 1 Ladies Auxiliary meeting, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Fifth North and Jackson streets; breakfast will be served; J.B. Johnson, 638-1832.

TRIUMPH M.B. YOUTH GOSPEL BLOWOUT 6 p.m. Saturday, 124 Pittman Road; youth dance teams, choirs, mime teams, groups, soloist and more; 638-8108.

ST. JAMES M.B. FELLOWSHIP DINNER 7 p.m. Friday, 1922 Pearl St.


BENEFIT FOR ERIC SMITH Saturday, Bovina Cafe; red beans and rice, hamburger steak, chicken tenders, vegetables, drink and dessert; $10 for adults and $5 for children.