Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 21, 2002



ELIZA PILLARS REGISTERED NURSES District IV; 6 tonight, Jackson Mall community meeting room, 350 Woodrow Wilson Drive; the annual black history program will be presented; refreshments will be served; 366-3466 or 354-1420.

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NEGRO BPW Youth program, “Why Die Young;” 12:30 p.m. Saturday, Mount Calvary M.B. Church, 1350 East Ave.; free admission.

MU XI OMEGA CHAPTER Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority; annual founder’s day program; 3 p.m. Saturday, Bethel A.M.E. church; Dr. Allene Gayles will be the guest speaker.

ALCORN STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI Vicksburg Warren chapter; black history program, 3 p.m. Sunday, Bethel A.M.E. Church, 805 Monroe St.; guest speaker will be Dr. Rudolph E. Waters, executive vice president of Alcorn State University.

ROSA A. TEMPLE CLASS OF 1967 4:30 p.m. Sunday, King Solomon M.B. church hall.

Public programs

“WOMEN IN ART” Presentation by Joey Halinski; 7 tonight, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; creative lecture of the history of women artists; a reception will follow the lecture; free admission.

SENIOR CENTER Friday: 9 a.m. breakfast with River Region and bean bag baseball; 1 p.m., dominoes.

CRAWFORD STREET PLAYSCHOOL Open registration; through Friday; ages 18 months to 4 years; 636-5612.

VICKSBURG THEATRE GUILD “The Robber Bridegroom,” 7:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday 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.

ORGAN TRANSPLANT SUPPORT GROUP 6 tonight, Mississippi Organ Recovery Agency, 12 River Bend Place, Jackson; 1-800-690-8878.

TRICARE SEMINAR For retired military veterans 65 and older; 3:30-7 p.m. Friday, VFW Hall 2572, 1918 Washington St.; question-and-answer session.

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7 p.m. Friday; music by the Oak Ridge Band; hamburgers will be sold.

THE ATTIC GALLERY “ROOTS AND BRANCHES” Reception; 7-9 p.m. Friday; paintings, sculptures and more; 638-9221.

LEVI’S “A Gathering Place” Open 7-11 p.m. Friday for teens; 7-10 p.m. Saturday with music by Mo Ross and the Banana Bunch; cappuccino, coffee, fountain drinks, sweets, gamerroom with pool table and more; no cover charge.

PINE NEEDLE BASKET WEAVING WORKSHOP 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; taught by Charlotte M. Smith, member of the Craftsmen’s Guild of Mississippi; $27.50 for members and $32.50 for non-members; 631-2997.

ALLIANCE FRANAIS U.S. Toast the 100 year anniversary simultaneously coast-to-coast; 6:30 p.m. March 4, St. Andrew’s Lower School, 4120 Old Canton Road, Jackson; $20 for members and $25 for non-members; reservations and money are due by Saturday; make check payable to Alliance Franais, P.O. Box 13822, Jackson, Miss. 39236-3822.


BETHLEHEM M.B. CHOIR REHEARSAL 6 tonight and 11 a.m. Saturday; 3055 N. Washington S; Kevin Winters is the musician.

BELMONT M.B. MEN’S CONFERENCE 7 p.m. today and Friday; 8 a.m. Saturday; 4446 Charlie Brown Road; the Rev. John Carroll Sr. will be the guest speaker; Phillip Burks is pastor.

HOLY TRINITY LENTEN CONCERT SERIES 12:05 p.m. Friday, Price Family Singers; gumbo lunch will follow for $6.


MERCY SEAT M.B. Black history program, “Eyes on the Prize;” 11 a.m. Saturday; bring refreshments; Charlie Gross, 636-0396 or 306-1819.

FAMILY LIFE CATHEDRAL Dave Ramsey financial peace simulcast; noon-5 p.m. Saturday; 2832 Ken Karyl Ave.; contact Max or Betty Tyler, 629-3900.

TRAVELERS REST M.B. Youth and talent day; 4 p.m. Saturday; 718 Bowmar Ave.; Thomas Bernard is pastor.

KING DAVID NO. 1 M.B. Black history program; 6:30 p.m. Saturday; 2719 Letitia St.; the Rev. A.L. Hines is pastor.

ST. JAMES M.B. BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM 7 p.m. Saturday; presented by the youth choir; Charlie Blackmore is pastor.

SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST Bible conference; 10 and 11 a.m. Sunday followed by dinner on the grounds; dinner will be served at 5 p.m. Monday-Wednesday followed by services at 6 and 7 p.m.; 965 Fisher Ferry Road; nursery provided.