[02/13/02]

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 13, 2002

Clubs

PARAGON LODGE NO. 7 7 tonight; all Prince Hall affiliates are welcome; Masonic attire; Gregory L. Jackson, 636-1793.

VICKSBURG HOMECOMING CLUB 7 tonight, home of Eva Ford on Fayette Street.

W.H. STEVENS MASONIC LODGE Business meeting; 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Masonic Temple on Cain Ridge Road.

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

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY 1 p.m. Saturday, Mount Heroden M.B. Church, Clay Street.

BROADWATER LODGE NO. 55 6 p.m. Saturday, Masonic Hall; all Prince Hall Masons are welcome; attire is casual.

Public programs

SENIOR CENTER Thursday: 9 a.m., NIA exercise; 9:30, beginner bridge; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 12:30 p.m., Richter bridge; 1, bingo; 3, open play dominoes; Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; 11:45, making crafts with the GATES class from Sherman Avenue School; noon, Curtis bridge; 1 p.m., dominoes; 6:30-9:30, dancing with Bud Shiers Band.

HAWKINS UNITED METHODIST PRESCHOOL Registration is now open for fall; open to ages 1-4; must be required age by Sept. 1; 636-7051 or 638-3685.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS 6-7 tonight, Bowmar Baptist Church, U.S. 61 South; no diets, no dues and no weigh-ins; 638-0011.

FREE INCOME TAX HELP 9-11 a.m. Wednesdays through April 10, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library; open to low- to moderate-income people preferably 60 or older; provided by the American Association of Retired Persons Tax Aid program; bring copy of 2001 tax returns, package from the IRS and 2001 income statements, receipts or other information; 638-3422 or 437-8592.

VICKSBURG COMMUNITY CONCERT ASSOCIATION “Broadway Celebrates America;” 7 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg Municipal Auditorium; Deborah Mann, 638-9277.

VICKSBURG THEATRE GUILD “The Robber Bridegroom,” 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday and Feb. 22-23 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Parkside Playhouse; a musical set in Mississippi and written by Eudora Welty; for reservations, 636-0471; tickets are $12 for adults, $10 for senior citizens, $5 for children under 12 and $7 for students.

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.

“BEULAH DAY” Public welcome to see the work done on the cemetery; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday.

THE GROUND FLOOR COFFEE SHOP Taylor Horton on guitar and vocals; 5:30-8 p.m. Saturday; Washington Street.

MAGNOLIA BALLROOM DANCERS Dance, 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Ethnic Heritage building, Jim Buck Ross Agriculture and Forestry Museum, Jackson; tickets are $10 for members, $5 for first-time guests and $14 for returning guests; Shirley Griffin, 636-7000.

Churches

TRIUMPH M.B. Food give away; registration at 6 tonight; open to people living in the area of North Washington Street; bring Social Security cards, income for all household members and a utility bill; 638-8108 after 6 p.m.

MORNING STAR M.B. YOUTH REVIVAL 7 nightly through Thursday; the Rev. Ryan Moore of Jackson will be the guest speaker; 1152 Morning Star Road, Utica; the Rev. Wayne Lewis is pastor; 601-885-8337 or 885-2009.

GROVE STREET M.B. Monthly midway Communion, 7 tonight; Dr. Michael Reed will be the guest speaker; the Rev. Casey Fisher is pastor.

ST. MARY’S CATHOLIC CHURCH Observing Ash Wednesday with a bilingual mass at 7 tonight.

SOLID ROCK UNITED PENTECOSTAL Fresh bread rally, 7:30 p.m. Friday; a hamburger supper will be served; 4945 Highway 61 N.; 636-0692.

“JOHNNY B. AND CLUMPY CLAY” CONCERT 3-6 p.m. Saturday, Hawkins United Methodist Church; children’s Christian music; free tickets available at the church office; Catherine Hedgepeth, 634-6525, or Julie Townley, 636-2242.

NEW ROCK OF AGES M.B. Black History month program, “Honoring Our Heritage,” 6 p.m. Saturday; 2944 Valley St.; presented by the youth department and the senior choir; Dr. Michael R. Reed Sr. is pastor.