[02/28/02]

Published 12:00 am Thursday, February 28, 2002

Clubs

W.H. STEVENS MASONIC LODGE Master Mason’s degree, 7:30 tonight at the lodge on Cain Ridge Road.

WOODMEN OF THE WORLD Monthly meeting, 6 p.m. Friday; Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department; 638-2495.

AMERICAN LEGION THE HUT’ DJ Night, 9 p.m. Friday; Dr. C and Candy; $25 giveaway.

REUNITE SOCIAL AND CIVIC CLUB End of winter dance, 9 p.m. Saturday; American Legion “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; admission, $3.

ROSA A. TEMPLE CLASS OF 1962 5 p.m. Sunday, LD’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry St.

Public programs

SENIOR CENTER Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball and urban renewal plan meeting at City Hall; 1 p.m., open-play dominoes.

“WOMEN IN ART” EXHIBIT Opening reception, 6-8 tonight, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; on display through April 9; free admission; 631-2997.

“MANAGING RISKS WITH DIABETES” Presented by Dr. Susan Chiarito; 7 tonight, Mission Primary Care Clinic, 1901 Mission 66; sponsored by the Diabetes Foundation of Mississippi; limited seating; Deborah, 636-1050.

“BEAU JEST” 7:30 tonight-Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday; Black Rose Theatre in Brandon; tickets are $12 for adults and $10 for seniors and students; 825-1293.

VICKSBURG WATERFRONT MURAL PROJECT Presentation by Martha Ferris; noon Friday, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; 631-2997.

SHARKEY-ISSAQUENA COMMUNITY HOSPITAL Blood drive; 1-5 p.m. Friday; 662-334-4400.

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

CHILD SAFETY DAY 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Factory Outlets; Vicksburg Fire Department will present fire prevention programs and the Vicksburg Police Department will fingerprint and photograph children for the children ID program.

CITY POOL Sunday is the last day for winter radio boating city pool; 634-4516.

SANDERS, YOUNGER, MOSLEY AND WEBB Family reunion meeting; 3 p.m. Sunday at the home of Katie B. Webb; 601-852-5308.

EVEN START FAMILY LITERACY PROGRAM Now accepting applications for parents seeking their GED with children (ages 6 weeks-4 years) in need of full-time day care; day care is provided to families who actively participate in the all parts of the program. The program includes GED classes (Monday-Thursday), parenting classes (Fridays), day care (30 hours/week), and literacy-based visits in the home. Transportation can be provided. TABE tests are given on the first Monday of each month; Ruthanne Shockley, 636-7687, for registration requirements.

Churches

CHURCH OF THE HOLY TRINITY Lenten concert series; 12:05 p.m. Friday, music by Magnolia Brass; gumbo lunch will follow for $6.

MOUNT ZION NO. 1 M.B. Ladies auxiliary committee meeting for breakfast at 9:30 a.m. Saturday; all members are urged to attend; J.B. Johnson, 638-1832.

GOSPEL TEMPLE BUSINESS MEETING 4 p.m. Saturday; all members are urged to attend; Walter Edley is pastor.

NEW ROCK OF AGES Senior choir rehearsal, 5 p.m. Saturday at Cool Spring Church.

AROUND THE CLOCK MINISTERS SOLO HOUR 6 p.m. Saturday; Shiloh M.B. Church, 920 Green St.; featured guests will be the Revs. Robert Green, Michael Reed, Jessie Brown and Elgreico Smith and Evangelist Kimberly Fisher. Guest choir will be the Grove Street Inspiration Choir. The Rev. Willie J. Jones is pastor.

ST. GEORGE ORTHODOX LEBANESE DINNER Lunch from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. and dinner from 5 until 7 p.m. Monday; 2709 Washington St.; tickets are $8; takeouts are available; 636-2483.

Benefits

BENEFIT FOR DAVID McLEOD To help pay medical expenses; 7 p.m. Friday; music by Magnolia and Moonshine and Southwinds; buffet-style meal; sponsored by Bradley Chapel United Methodist Church.

BLUES AT SUNSET 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Friday, Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.; DJ. Dr. Rock; free door prizes.; proceeds benefit the scholarship fund.

AMERICAN RED CROSS GARAGE SALE Vicksburg area chapter, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; former Valley department store; proceeds will benefit local families.

SWEET SENSATIONS DESSERT BENEFIT Saturday; Jacques’ Cafe, 4137 I-20 Frontage Road; purchase a dessert and the proceeds will benefit the Epilepsy Foundation of Mississippi.