Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 8, 2002


VICKSBURG CHAPTER UDC 2 p.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; Kathy Tarver, curator of Winter Quarters Commemorative Park, will speak.

VICKSBURG WARREN COUNTY CHAPTER Mississippi American Federation of Teachers; general meeting, 4 p.m. Thursday, Piccadilly.

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LIONS Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; awards for the peace poster contest winners will be given.

AMERICAN LEGION TYNER-FORD POST 213 Meeting, 8 tonight; 1618 Main St.; refreshments will be served.

VICKSBURG ART ASSOCIATION 7:30 tonight, 102 Fleur-De-Lis Drive, in Acadia Hills; 638-2677.

Public Programs

PUBLIC LIBRARY Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., “The Reason I’m Not Quite Finished Tying My Shoes” and other stories followed by an art activity.

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge Community Center; Lannie McCann and the Backwater Band; hamburgers, soft drinks, bake sale.

DRAWING METHODOLOGY Beginning drawing class; 1 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays through Jan. 16, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; $42.50 for members and $45 for non-members; taught by Glenda Banta; 631-2997.

SUPPORT GROUPS Prostate cancer, 6-7 tonight, ParkView, 631-2534; stroke patient , 6-7 tonight, in-patient rehabilitation unit at Vicksburg Medical Center, 619-3495.

VICKSBURG WARREN SCHOOL DISTRICT 2002-03 registration; 12th grade: Wednesday; 9th grade: Jan. 19; 7th grade: Feb. 4; reapplications and entrance applications for K-1st grade will be March 1; Bowmar only, readmission March 13-22, new students pick up applications Feb. 18.

CITY POOL Open 2-4 p.m. each Sunday for radio-controlled, battery-operated boating; free admission; children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult; 634-4516 or 634-4514.

SENIOR CENTER Wednesday: 9 a.m., king bridge; 10, NIA exercise; 1 p.m., beginner dulcimer; 1:30-3:30, beginner acrylic art class; Thursday: 9 a.m., NIA exercise; 9:30, beginner bridge; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., bingo; 3, open play dominoes; Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; noon, Curtis bridge; 1 p.m., open play dominoes and Canasta.


TRIUMPH FOOD DISTRIBUTION For residents of the North Washington Street area; Wednesday, 124 Pittman Road; registration begins at 6 p.m.; bring Social Security card, household income and utility bill; 638-8108 after 6 p.m.

LOCUST GROVE M.B. Business meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday; the Rev. Robert Miller, pastor.