Published 12:00 am Monday, April 8, 2002


VFW POST 10734 7 tonight; nominations for officers.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 213 Auxiliary meeting, 7:30 tonight.

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ALPHA CHAPTER PAK 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Piccadilly; Pam Gee will present the program; hostesses are Florence Amborn and June Hebler.

NARFE Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s.

KIWANIS Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; Jeff Richardson, city landscape architect, will speak.

VICKSBURG ART ASSOCIATION 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Firehouse Gallery; jewelry artist Kit Davis will demonstrate glass bead-blowing; 638-2677.

AMERICAN LEGION TYNER-FORD POST 213 Meeting, 8 p.m. Tuesday, refreshments will be served.

SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MILITARY ENGINEERS 2002 Regional training conference; Tuesday-Thursday, Vicksburg Convention Center; preregistration is required; Leo Phillips, 631-5096.

VICKSBURG HOMECOMING BENEVOLENT 7 p.m. Wednesday; home of Harry and Alice Powell, 104 Straughter Drive.

LIONS Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Bob Dafford, mural artist, will speak.

PORT CITY KIWANIS 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; Harvey Johnson, mayor of Jackson, will speak.

ANNUAL TEEN-AGE REPUBLICANS OF MISSISSIPPI State conference; Friday, register 9-10 a.m., meeting 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Ramada Inn, Sawmill Road in Laurel; cost is $10 per person and includes registration and lunch; 601-949-7687.

Public programs

EAST SIDE ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS GROUP Nonsmoking meeting; 6:30 tonight, Wednesday and Friday, The Harrison Place, 1105 Harrison St.; 636-1134.

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

SENIOR CENTER Today: 6-8 p.m., social and line dance; Tuesday: 10:30 a.m., beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., ongoing dulcimer class; 1:30-3:30, quilting the historical quilt.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE Tuesday: 10:30 a.m., “Hello Red Fox” and other stories followed by crafts; Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., “One Monkey Too Many” and other stories followed by crafts; Thursday: 10:30 a.m., volunteers from the Child Abuse Prevention Center will have story time as part of Child Abuse Prevention Month, followed by an art activity.

USDA NATURAL RESOURCES CONSERVATION SERVICE Public listening forum; 1:30-3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Central Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Raymond; 601-965-4337.

FIRST ANNUAL VICKSBURG A’S SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT LeTourneau Field, open to first eight teams to register; $125 entry fee; Keith Ehrhardt, 638-1290 or 882-9458 (pager) or Stacy Pettway, 638-7926.

GOODRUM BAPTIST PRESCHOOL AND KINDERGARTEN Enrolling now for fall, ages 1-4; drop-ins welcome; 636-4904 or 629-0026.

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

ELITE CIVIC CLUB’S EBONY FASHION SHOW SCHOLARSHIPS Available for seniors who will attend Mississippi Valley State University; deadline is April 15; applications available at local high schools or by calling Hilda White, 636-7674.

CANDLELIGHT VIGIL 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Warren County Court House; sponsored by the Vicksburg Child Abuse Prevention Center to help in the fight against child abuse; 634-0557.


HOPEWELL M.B. REVIVAL 7 nightly through Friday, U.S. 61 South; the Rev. James Jones is pastor.

GREATER MOUNT OLIVE REVIVAL 7:30 nightly through Friday; the Rev. Douglas Noel, pastor of Shady Grove M.B. Church in Crystal Springs will be the guest speaker; the Rev. Douglas Harris is pastor