Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 10, 2002


SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MILITARY ENGINEERS 2002 regional training conference; through Thursday, Vicksburg Convention Center; Leo Phillips, 631-5096.

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

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VICKSBURG CHAPTER NO. 77 UDC 2 p.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; Charlotte Almand will present a program on Hank Douglas.

PARAGON LODGE NO 7 F&AM 7 tonight; Mason attire Prince Hall Masons are welcome; Gregory L. Jackson, 636-1793.

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

ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY Omicron Rho Lambda Chapter; 6 p.m. Thursday, LD’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry St.; chapter dues should be turned in; James Giles, 634-4105, or Gregory L. Jackson, 636-1793.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 3 Meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday; nominations for officers will be taken; a meal will be served.

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.

VICKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1982 20th-year class reunion meeting; 6 p.m. Friday, LD’s Kitchen; Linda Faye Jackson, 631-0854; Weesie Thames Bexley, 638-8755; or James D. Giles, 634-4105.

MU XI OMEGA CHAPTER OF ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY “A celebration of 24 years of service” luncheon; 11 a.m. Saturday, St. Mary’s Center; admission is $15; 636-9859, 630-9280 or 636-3429.

VICKSBURG QUILTERS 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Stitch-n-Frame Shop, 2222 S. Frontage Road; the program will be bargello quilt presented by Nita Allday.

Public programs

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

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

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE 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.

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.

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.

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7 p.m. Friday; music by Lanny McCann and the Backwater Band; baked goods and hamburgers will be sold.

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

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION WORKSHOP 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday with an hour lunch break, Warren County Extension Service conference room, 1100-C Grove St.; refreshments and door prizes; to preregister contact Leona Stringer, 634-4520.

WALK FOR LIFE 9 a.m. Saturday, Riverfront Park; sponsored by the Center for Pregnancy Choices; 638-2778.


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.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH Presentation of organ music, 7:30 p.m. Friday; presented by Sheila Hess; the recital is dedicated to those who gave to the organ renovation; admission is free; a reception will follow.

PLEASANT GREEN M.B. Business meeting, 1 p.m. Saturday.


MOUNT CALVARY BAPTIST Business meeting, 3 p.m. Saturday; 1350 East Ave.

“AROUND THE CLOCK MINISTERS SOLO HOUR” 6 p.m. Saturday, Shiloh M.B. Church, 920 Green St.; featured guests are the Revs. Robert Green, J.J. “Fireball” Sampson, Willie Mitchell and Elgrego Smith, Dr. Michael Reed and Kimberly Fisher; Grove Street male chorus and the Gospel Harmonizers will be guest choirs; the Rev. Willie J. Jones is pastor.

MARTHA CHAPTER NO. 3 ORDER OF EASTERN STAR Fund raising musical program; 6 p.m. Sunday, Belmont M.B. church, 4446 Charlie Brown Road, Utica; guest choirs will be the St. Luther male chorus of Jackson, Second Chance male chorus of Raymond, Christian Harmonizers of Port Gibson, Soul Searchers Antioch of Shreveport and Satartia Violinaires of Satartia; refreshments will be served.


MISSISSIPPI STATE CHARITY HORSE SHOW 6:30 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Mississippi Coliseum, Jackson; benefit for the Mississippi Burn Center in Greenville; 932-5168 or 857-5839.

BENEFIT FISH FRY FOR BUBBA LYNN 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Zip’s on Fisher Ferry Road (next to Goodrum Baptist Church and Lake Park Estates).