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[11/19/01]

Clubs

KIWANIS Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; clergy appreciation day; Dr. John McCall will speak; all clergy are invited.

AARP 10 a.m. Tuesday, City Hall Annex; S.C. Thomas of the Social Security Administration will be the guest speaker; bring canned goods for Salvation Army.

COLONIAL DAMES OF THE 17th CENTURY Meet 1:30 p.m. today at the home of Mary Carlton.

ALPHA BETA SORORITY Noon Tuesday, Piccadilly; Lynn Johnston of Serenity Floral will speak.

LIONS No meeting Wednesday because of Thanksgiving.

Public programs

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE Tuesday: 10:30 a.m., Lottie Walker will read “‘Twas the Night Before Thanksgiving” and more stories followed by an art activity; Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., “Why We Have Thanksgiving” plus a craft activity; the library will close at noon Wednesday and be closed all day Thursday.

COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING SERVICE 7 p.m. Tuesday, Traveler’s Rest M.B. Church, 718 Bowmar Ave.; a community chorus will provide music; sponsored by the Warren County Ministerial Association; the Rev. Bill Livingston, 638-5899.

CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION CENTER Training of those interested in becoming a volunteer in the Parent Aide and CASA programs; training will be 5:30-9 p.m. Nov. 26-29; 634-0557.

HINDS COMMUNITY COLLEGE Advance registration; through Dec. 19; 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-4 p.m. Monday, Wednesday and Thursday; 8:30-11:30 a.m. and 1-7 p.m. Tuesday; and 8:30-noon Friday; open registration will be from 8 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Jan. 9-10; 638-0600.

AFTER-SCHOOL TUTORIAL PROGRAM Locations include Bowmar Elementary, Grove Street School, Kings Community Center and Vicksburg Junior High; co-sponsored by Vicksburg Warren School District and the Mississippi Department of Human Services; Lois Brown or Betty Moore, 631-2881.

SENIOR CENTER Today: 1-3 p.m., acrylic painting class; 2-4, pen and ink class; 6-8, social and line dance class; Tuesday: 10 a.m., AARP; 10, beginner computer class; 11, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., learn to play the dulcimer; 1, open play dominoes and Canasta; 1, cooking with Harrah’s; Wednesday: 10 a.m., NIA exercise class; 11, advanced computer; 1:30, acrylic art class; Thursday: closed.

Churches

CHINA GROVE M.B. Combined Thanksgiving services with Holly Grove, Locust Grove and New Mount Zion M.B. churches, 8 a.m. Thursday; breakfast will be served; the Rev. R.L. Miller is pastor.

CLOVER VALLEY M.B. THANKSGIVING SERVICE 9 a.m. Thursday, Highway 27; the Rev. Johnny Williams is pastor.

MOUNT OLIVE BAPTIST, VILLANOVA COMMUNITY Thanksgiving worship, 8 a.m. Thursday, breakfast will be served; the Rev. Hardie Lewis is pastor.

MOUNT ZION M.B. NO. 4 Thanksgiving service, 9 a.m. Thursday; the Rev. Henry Mayfield is pastor.

WESTMINSTER PRESBYTERIAN Thanksgiving service, 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thursday; 3601 Halls Ferry Road; 636-4292.

Benefits

PHI BETA LAMBDA RAFFLE TICKETS Selling tickets for a $200 gift certificate from Wal-Mart SuperCenter through Dec. 6; tickets are $5 for two chances; contact any member or Hinds Community College.

FOOD DRIVE FOR LOCAL FAMILIES Through Dec. 6; bring non-perishable food items to Hinds Community College; all proceeds will go to feed local families for the Christmas holidays; sponsored by Phi Beta Lambda.