Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 9, 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.

VICKSBURG QUILTERS 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Stitch-N-Frame, 2222 S. Frontage Road; finalize February Mississippi Quilt Association meeting.

CAMILLE ART AND LITERARY CLUB 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Shoney’s; election of officers; Joyce Jones is hostess.

Public Programs

MISS VICKSBURG, YOUNG MISS VICKSBURG, MISS WEST CENTRAL PAGEANTS 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg City Auditorium; entertainment begins at 7; tickets, $6 for adults and $4 for children 12 and under, may be purchased at the Village Green Florist or at the door after 6:15.

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

LEVI’S “A GATHERING PLACE” Open 7-11 p.m. Friday for teens; 7-10 p.m. Saturday with music by Wild Bunch; cappuccino, coffee, fountain drinks, sweets, gameroom with pool table and more; no cover charge.

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.

VICKSBURG WARREN SCHOOL DISTRICT 2002-03 registration; 12th grade: today; 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.

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

SYMPHONIC SHAKESPEARE’ By the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra; 7:30 p.m. Friday, Vicksburg Convention Center; Pops concert featuring Vicksburg Children’s Community Choir will follow.

SENIOR CENTER 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; 124 Pittman Road, registration begins at 6 tonight; 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.

KING SOLOMON M.B. Career preparedness program, 1-3 p.m. Saturday; 1401 Farmer St.; guest speaker will be Maggie Wade of WLBT-TV3; teen ministry will present “What to Wear and What Not to Wear,” followed by fashion show; Alma Sullivan, 638-4249.

KING DAVID NO. 2 Business meeting, 1 p.m. Saturday; the Rev. Johnny L. Williams, pastor.