Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 15, 2002


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.

VICKSBURG HOMECOMING BENEVOLENT CLUB 7 p.m. Wednesday, home of the president; urgent business.

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 Wednesday: 9 a.m.-noon, king bridge; 10 a.m., NIA exercise; 1 p.m., beginner dulcimer; 1:30-3:30, acrylic art; 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; 1 p.m. open play dominoes and Canasta.

RIVER KIDS AFTER SCHOOL ARTS PROGRAM 4-5:30 p.m. through April 25, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; free and open to ages 7-13; 631-2997.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE 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 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.