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AMERICAN LEGION TYNER-FORD POST 213 Meeting, 8 tonight, refreshments will be served.

VICKSBURG ALCORN ALUMNI 7 p.m. Friday, the Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.; Bernie Triplett, Epilepsy Foundation, will speak.

ELIZA PILLARS REGISTERED NURSES District IV; meeting, 6 p.m. Thursday, Jackson Mall Community Meeting room, 350 W. Woodrow Wilson Drive, Jackson; annual scholarship gala tickets sales are due; Annie Ricks, 366-3446 or 354-1420.

PORT CITY KIWANIS 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; the Rev. Michael Nations, pastor of the Church of the Holy Trinity, will be the guest speaker.

TOASTMASTERS Noon Thursday, Piccadilly; Robert Little, motivational speaker, will be the guest speaker; 631-5769.

KIWANIS No regular meeting; K-family party will be at 4 p.m. today at Tujohn Lodge at Thompson Lake; dinner will be served at 6 p.m.

Public programs

FREE FOOT SCREEN AND FOOTWEAR EVALUATION Foot care education for people with diabetes; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday, Wound Treatment Center, 1115 N. Frontage Road.

SOUTHERN CULTURAL HERITAGE COMPLEX Southern Book Club meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday at A Cup Full coffee shop, discussion will be Willie Morris’ “Taps: A Novel;” Humanities Lecture Series, local poet Herman Biedenharn will read his poetry at 7 p.m. Thursday at the SCFC auditorium; “How to take care of antique books, photographs and important documents, 7 p.m. Friday, presented by Irmgard Wolfe; 631-2997.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Bowmar Baptist Church, U.S. 61 South; no diets, no dues and no weigh-ins; 638-0011.

BOWMAR MAGNET ELEMENTARY “An American Salute,” 6 p.m. Thursday; guests will be Mayor Laurence Leyens, representatives of the police department, sheriffs department and fire department and the 412th Engineer Command; presentations of books and flags; reception will follow.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., “Mickey Mouse Day” with stories and crafts; Friday: 10 a.m. story time with Mayor Laurence Leyens reading.

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. Tuesday and 5 p.m. Sunday, 1105 Harrison St., 415-2208.

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

SENIOR CENTER Wednesday: 9 a.m., king bridge; 10, NIA exercise; 11, computer class; 1:30 p.m., acrylic painting class; Thursday: 9 a.m., NIA exercise; 9:30, beginner bridge; 10, beginner computer; 11, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., bingo; Friday: 11:30 a.m., “Come meet the new director luncheon,” bring a covered dish.


REHEARSAL FOR YOUTH Rock of Ages, Cool Spring, Mount Heroden and Bethlehem youth; 6 tonight, E.D. Straughter building, Martin Luther King Jr. St.; Kevin Winters is musician.

PORTERS CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST Mini-retreat/revival; through Wednesday; the Rev. Don Williams will speak at 6:30 p.m. each night; lunch will be served both days and will have guest speakers; a reception will be at 7:30 tonight; supper will be served at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday

BYPASS CHURCH OF CHRIST 14th annual gospel meeting; 7 nightly through Thursday; Harold Redd, minister for Mid-Town Church of Christ in Memphis, will be guest speaker; Willie Nettle is host minister.

COMBINED CHOIR REHEARSALS Rock of Ages, Spring Hill and Second Union churches, 6 p.m. Thursday at New Rock of Ages.