Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 6, 2002


ASHMEAD CHAPTER DAR 11 a.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; Harriet Elrod and Josephine Gilliland will present the program, “Heroines of the Revolutionary War;” hostess will be Mrs. A.W. Price.

JOHN C. PEMBERTON CAMP Sons of Confederate Veterans; 6 p.m. Thursday, Ryan’s Restaurant meeting room; Eddie Cresap will be the guest speaker.

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VICKSBURG QUILTERS 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Stitch-N-Frame shop, 2222 S. Frontage Road; the program will be sit and sew.

AMERICAN LEGION TYNER-FORD POST 213 Annual black history program, 4 p.m. Sunday; 1618 Main St.; Robert M. Walker, former mayor of Vicksburg, will be the guest speaker.

VFW POST 10734 Monthly meeting at post home on Indiana Avenue; 7 p.m. Monday.

Public programs

SENIOR CENTER Thursday: 9 a.m., NIA exercise; 99:30, beginner bridge; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 12:30, Richter bridge; 1 p.m., bingo; 3, open play dominoes; Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; noon, Curtis bridge; 1 p.m., open play dominoes.

VICKSBURG SENIOR ASSOCIATES PUBLIC HEARING 4 p.m. today, City Hall board room; concerning the conversion of Carr Central to elderly housing in applying for housing tax credits; written comments may be mailed to P.O. Box 1051, Vicksburg, MS 39181; Robert Rosenthal, 922-8395 or 918-9035.

VICKSBURG DISTRICT CORPS OF ENGINEERS Women’s History Month program; 10 a.m. Thursday; Robin Robinson, executive with Sanderson Farms, will be the guest speaker.

PARKINSON’S DISEASE SUPPORT GROUP 2 p.m. Thursday, River Region West campus cafeteria (former Vicksburg Medical Center); Dorothy Goodwin, 638-1877.

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge youth and community center; music by Magnolias and Moonshine; hamburgers and a bake sale.

“TAKE A SECOND LOOK” Play by Linda Sweezer; 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Vicksburg Theatre Guild; 638-1336 or 636-1074.

2002 DAFFODIL SHOW 1:30-5 p.m. Saturday, alumni hall at Mississippi College in Clinton; daffodil photography and painting competitions are included; 5586-5462.

CRAWFORD STREET PLAYSCHOOL Registering for fall; openings for preschoolers in classes 1-4; extended day offered for 3 and 4-year-olds; Sally Riddle, 636-5612.


GREATER MOUNT ZION SPRING REVIVAL Prayer service is at 6:45 and revival service is at 7:30 nightly through Friday, 907 Farmer St.; the Rev. Sedric Veal, of Cleveland, Ohio, will be the guest speaker; the Rev. Edmond E. Gibbs is pastor.

TRIUMPH M.B. FOOD GIVE AWAY 6 tonight, 124 Pittman Road; open to persons living in the North Washington Street area are eligible; must have Social Security cards, income for all household members and a recent utility bill; 636-8108.

HOLY TRINITY LENTEN SERIES 12:05 p.m. Friday; Ballet Magnificat; gumbo lunch will follow for $6.

“STRONG WOMEN vs. WOMEN OF STRENGTH” Women’s conference hosted by Triumph M.B. and Travelers Rest Baptist churches; 5 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m. Saturday; the speaker for Friday will be Tonya Fairly of Mount Carmel Ministries in Hattiesburg; Romana Latham, 218-2479; or Adrienne Smith, 636-3560.


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

DELTA SIGMA THETA SORORITY “Can shaker drive” to benefit the needs of AIDS/HIV patients in Warren County; 10 a.m.-until, Saturday, Vicksburg Factory Outlets.

JSU ALUMNI BASKETBALL SHOOT OUT BENEFIT Game will be at 1 p.m. April 20 at Vicksburg High School; all interested should call Anderson White II, 629-9564.