Published 12:00 am Monday, January 14, 2002


ESTHER GRAND CHAPTER Order of Eastern Star, 6 tonight; Greater Mount Zion fellowship hall, 907 Farmer St.; includes Electa Chapter No. 5, Martha Chapter No. 3, Ruth Chapter No. 2.

VICKSBURG CRUISERS CAR CLUB Tonight, Goldie’s Trail Barbecue; eat at 6, meet at 7; 638-7717.

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VICKSBURG GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY 6:30 tonight, Piccadilly; Jeff Giambrone will present a program on the 21st Mississippi.

NAACP 7 tonight, 902 China St.

VFW 10734 Monthly meeting; 7 tonight; post home, 5305 Indiana Ave.


AARP 10 a.m. Tuesday, Senior Center; Harriett Gray will speak on fitness.

KIWANIS Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; Sen. Mike Chaney will speak.

VICKSBURG BETA CHAPTER SORORITY Noon Tuesday, Piccadilly; speaker will be Pam Gee of the Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library.

WAYSIDE HOMEMAKER VOLUNTEERS 9:30 a.m. Wednesday; home of Katherine Massey, 800 Belva Drive.

LIONS Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; guest speaker will be Larry Gawronski, executive director of the Vicksburg Convention Center.

PORT CITY KIWANIS 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; a representative from Mississippi Blood Services will speak.

SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MILITARY ENGINEERS Noon Thursday, Maxwell’s; Dr. Paul Mlakar will speak on engineering response to the Sept. 11 attack on the Pentagon; meal cost is $10 per person; RSVP by noon Wednesday, 631-7695.

VICKSBURG FAMILY DEVELOPMENT Board meeting, 5:15 p.m. Thursday.

Public Programs

SENIOR CENTER Today: 6-8 p.m., social and line dance; Tuesday: 10 a.m., AARP in Atlas Room; 10:30, beginner computers; 11:30, intermediate computers; 1 p.m., ongoing dulcimer; Wednesday: 9 a.m.-noon, king bridge; 10 a.m., NIA exercise; 1 p.m., beginner dulcimer; 1:30-3:30, acrylic art.

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. PROGRAM 9:30 a.m. Tuesday, Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, preschool storytime with Lottie Walker, plus a craft project; 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, “Pooh Day” stories and craft activity.

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

FREE GED TEST PREPARATION Classes begin at 6 p.m. Wednesday and meet 6-9 p.m. for four weeks on Wednesdays and Thursdays; first class attendance required to enroll; Hinds Community College, Annex Building, Room 26.

TRANSPLANT SUPPORT GROUP 6 p.m. Thursday; Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency, 12 River Bend Place in Jackson; for individuals or family members of those who have had a transplant or are in need of a transplant or to learn more about organ donation; 1-800-690-8878.

COMMUNITY CPR CLASS 5:30-9:30 p.m. third Tuesday of each month, ParkView Regional Medical Center; 631-2534 to register.

VICKSBURG AREA RED CROSS Introduction to disaster services class Tuesday; adult CPR classes will be offered Jan. 22 or Jan. 24; Judy, 636-9182 for reservations.

EVEN START FAMILY LITERACY PROGRAM For parents with children under age 4 who are seeking adult basic education; registration, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Mondays through Fridays; Good Shepherd Community Center, 629 Cherry St.; proof of income, children’s birth certificates and Social Security numbers required; children must be enrolled in Even Start Daycare; Ruthanne Shockley, 636-7687.

FIRST AID PROGRAM 5:30-9:30 p.m. third Thursday of each month, ParkView Regional Medical Center; 631-2534 to register.


GROVE STREET M.B. Mid-week Communion service, 7 p.m. Wednesday; 707 Pierce St.; the Rev. Casey Fisher is pastor.