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[11/20/01]

Clubs

LIONS No meeting Wednesday because of Thanksgiving.

Public programs

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge Youth and Community Center; music by the Oak Ridge Band; hamburgers will be sold.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE 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 tonight, 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 Wednesday: 10 a.m., NIA exercise class; 11, advanced computer; 1:30, acrylic art class; closed Thursday and Friday.

Churches

MOUNT ZION M.B. BALLGROUND Thanksgiving service, 8 a.m. Thursday, Highway 3; the Rev. Charlie Blackmore Jr. is pastor.

ST. JAMES M.B. THANKSGIVING SERVICE 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, 1922 Pearl St.; Charlie Blackmore Jr. is pastor.

GREATER MOUNT ZION M.B. THANKSGIVING SERVICE 8 a.m. Thursday; the Rev. Edmond E. Gibbs is pastor.

MOUNT ZION NO. 1 M.B. THANKSGIVING SERVICE 10 a.m. Thursday; 920 Fifth North St.; the Rev. Larry Brown is pastor.

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.

GREATER JERUSALEM BAPTIST Thanksgiving service, 8 a.m. Thursday; 5026 Mount Alban Road; speaker will be the Rev. Manney Murphy.

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