Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 16, 2002


VICKSBURG HOMECOMING BENEVOLENT CLUB 7 tonight, 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.

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

VICKSBURG ALCORN ALUMNI 7 p.m. Friday; Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.

VICKSBURG CONSISTORY NO. 110 7 p.m. Friday, Masonic Temple.

IVYETTES 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Rolling Acres Community Center.

Public Programs

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; 1 p.m. open play dominoes and Canasta; Monday: 10 a.m., NIA exercise; 11:30, cooking with Rainbow Casino; 6-8 p.m., social and line dance class

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.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS 6-7 tonight, 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 tonight 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.

STAINED GLASS OF VICKSBURG 7 p.m. Thursday, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; discussion of the technical aspects of glass, design and construction of stained glass windows; presented by Andrew Miller and Kathryn Lord; 631-2997.

VICKSBURG COMMUNITY CONCERT 7 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Municipal Auditorium; Fred Garbo Inflatable Theater Company will perform.

ANTIQUE BOTTLES AND COLLECTABLES Show and sale, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Mississippi State Fairgrounds, Jackson; 662-356-4233.

MAGNOLIA BALLROOM DANCERS 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Jim Buck Ross Agricultural and Forestry Museum, Lakeland Drive, Jackson; cost is $10 for members, $5 for first time guests, and $14 for returning guests; 636-7000.

LEVI’S “A Gathering Place” Open 7-11 p.m. Friday for teens; 7-10 p.m. Saturday with music by Bud and Stanley and Ole Habits; cappuccino, coffee, fountain drinks, sweets, gameroom with pool table and more; no cover charge.

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 tonight; 707 Pierce St.; the Rev. Casey Fisher is pastor.

BRADLEY’S CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST Gospel singing; 7 p.m. Friday at the Oak Ridge Community Center; the Travelers Quartet with Booth Poole, former pastor, will sing; hamburgers will be sold; a love offering will be collected.


JONES CHAPEL Annual meeting, 7 p.m. Saturday, 1340 Bay St.

CLOVER VALLEY M.B. BUSINESS MEETING 2 p.m. Saturday; the Rev. Johnny L. Williams is pastor.

ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC Mass in Spanish, 6 p.m. each third Saturday.