Published 12:00 am Monday, February 4, 2002


RIVER CITY BPW 6 tonight, Piccadilly.

STRINGER LODGE NO. 1 F&AM 7 tonight, Lodge hall on Court Street; dispensation for reinstatement; all Prince Hall Masons welcome.

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CO. B, 106th ENGINEERS Meet 8 a.m. Tuesday at Shoney’s for breakfast.

KIWANIS Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; Walter Frazier, Grace Christian Counseling Center, will speak.

GOLD WING RIDERS ASSOCIATION Chapter MS-E; Potluck and business meeting; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the home of Malcolm and Sandra Bishop; meet at the Welcome Center at 6 if preferred; bring covered dish and a dessert; topics will be the local Poker Run, which will be April 20, and National Bike Week; 638-3684 or 634-8406.

SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS Lt. Gen. Stephen D. Lee Camp chartering meeting Tuesday at Ponderosa Steak House; eat at 6 p.m., meet at 7; Chuck Bond, third brigade committeeman from Brookhaven, will present a program on Stephen D. Lee; Dan Richardson, 638-6500.

VICKSBURG BENEVOLENT HOMECOMING CLUB Important business meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday; 1311 Fayette St.

VICKSBURG BPW Dinner program, 7 p.m. Tuesday; Jacque’s Cafe; Mayor Laurence Leyens will be the guest speaker; Geneva Ray, 636-0161.

TOASTMASTERS 11 a.m. Wednesday; Corps of Engineers building, 4155 Clay St.; improve speaking, listening, thinking skills; 634-5292.

LIONS Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker will be Mark Maxwell, financial advisor with Morgan-Keegan.

DAUGHTERS OF AMERICAN COLONISTS Vicksburg chapter; 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Piccadilly.

Public Programs

SENIOR CENTER Today: 1 p.m., bean bag baseball, 6-8, social and line dancing; Tuesday: 10:30 a.m., beginner computer class, 11:30, intermediate computer class, 1 p.m., dulcimer, 1:30-3:30, quilting class.

EVEN START FAMILY LITERACY PROGRAM Accepting applications for parents seeking a GED and in need of full-time day care; includes day care, GED class, parenting classes and literacy-based visits in the home; transportation is available; Ruthanne Shockley, 636-7687.

MARDI GRAS MASK WORKSHOP 4-5:30 p.m. today, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; open to children ages 4-13; cost is $5 for members and $7 for non-members; 631-2997.

DIABETIC SUPPORT GROUP 6-7 tonight, ParkView Regional Medical Center; call 619-5200 to register.

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP 6-7 tonight, ParkView Regional Medical Center; 631-2465.

VICKSBURG CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION CENTER Volunteer training; 5:30-9 tonight-Thursday; 2732 Washington St.; contact Michael Dorsey or Ingrid Powell, 634-0557.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, preschool story time; “Rabbit’s Rainy Day,” plus a craft activity; 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, “Clifford, the Big Red Dog,” followed by an art activity.

LIFE LINE SCREENING Tuesday at McRae’s; painless stroke prevention and osteoporosis tests will be administered; preregistration required, 800-407-4557.

FAMILIES OF MENTALLY ILL SUPPORT GROUP 6 p.m. Tuesday, Warren-Yazoo Mental Health clubhouse.

PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP 2 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg Medical Center cafeteria.

EARNED INCOME CREDIT SEMINAR 6 p.m. Thursday, Public Library; H&R Block representative will speak about using the credit on income tax return; sponsored by Central Southwest Mississippi Legal Services; 636-8322.

AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY RELAY FOR LIFE Relay will be April 5-6 at Warren Central High School; to form a team, contact Caroline Finch, 631-0089.

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.