Published 12:00 am Friday, March 1, 2002


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

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

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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.

WARREN CENTRAL CLASS OF 1983 REUNION Information available by contacting Allison Fleming, 636-5458 or afleming@canufly.net; or Kim Saxon Alexander, 636-7355 or kalexander@vicksburgpost.com

Public programs

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

LEVI’S “A Gathering Place” Open 7-11 tonight 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.

VICKSBURG ASSOCIATION OF MARKETING PROFESSIONALS New marketing association open to professionals who work in marketing, public relations, advertising, planning or promotions; first meeting will be at noon Saturday at Monsour’s Restaurant; the lunch will cost $8; 636-4404.

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.

MISSISSIPPI STATE WELCOME CENTER Representatives from the American Red Cross will be present throughout March to talk about the programs the Red Cross offers; the display schedule is as follows: week of March 4 tornado/disaster awareness; week of March 11 CPR/first aid; week of March 18 military/veterans program; week of March 25 combination programs and Red Cross memorabilia on display; 638-4269.


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, J.J. Fireball Sampson 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.


BENEFIT FOR DAVID McLEOD To help pay medical expenses; 7 tonight, Oak Ridge youth and community center; music by Magnolia and Moonshine and Southwinds; buffet-style meal.

BLUES AT SUNSET 9 p.m.-1 a.m. tonight, Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.; DJ is 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.