Published 12:00 am Friday, March 8, 2002


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

FRIDAY NIGHT BLUES 9 p.m.-until; American Legion “the hut;” music by D.J. Dr. C and DJ Candy.

412th FAMILY READINESS GROUP Saturday; executive board at 9 a.m.; general membership at 10, George Morris Reserve Center, 1265 Porters Chapel Road.

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.

EXCHANGE 12:30 p.m. Monday, Piccadilly; Rep. George Flaggs Jr. will speak.

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

MISSISSIPPI RETIRED TEACHERS Annual spring meeting at Central High School auditorium in Jackson; registration begins at 9:15 a.m. Tuesday, followed by the meeting at 10.

CORPS OF ENGINEERS CHAPTER Chamber of Commerce, noon Tuesday, Piccadilly; Don Brown, board president of the Chamber of Commerce, will speak.

VICKSBURG ART ASSOCIATION 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 727 Fort Hill Drive; meeting will feature a program on art collecting; 638-2677.

Public programs

SENIOR CENTER Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; noon, Curtis bridge; 1 p.m., open play dominoes.

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

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.

OVERCOMERS OUTREACH Christ-centered support group helping families and individuals find freedom from addictions and compulsions; 5 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, The Harrison Place, 1105 Harrison St.; 415-2208 or 831-5561.


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.

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.

SHILOH PRIMITIVE BAPTIST Services at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday with Elder Tim Cannon of Tishomingo County speaking; meals will be served at noon Saturday and Sunday and at 6 p.m. Saturday.

GREATER MOUNT ZION Second annual “Women in Red” praise hour, 6:30 p.m. Saturday; the New Mount Pilgrim choir will be guests; Sally Grimes Winters is coordinator and president; transportation available by calling 638-0826 or 638-5305.


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