[04/15/02]

Published 12:00 am Monday, April 15, 2002

Clubs

VICKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1983 Reunion meeting; 6-7 tonight, Shoney’s; anyone interested in being on the planning committee should contact Gwendolyn Appleby, 661-0870 or 618-0192, or Avis Helmuth.

LA LECHE LEAGUE Meeting, 6 tonight, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library; Kathy, 661-8286.

NAACP 7 tonight, 902 China St.

AARP 10 a.m. Tuesday, City Hall Annex; Lillie Henderson will speak on Medicare and Medicaid fraud.

CORPS OF ENGINEERS CHAPTER Chamber of Commerce; noon Tuesday, Piccadilly; Police Chief Tommy Moffett will speak.

BETA CHAPTER PAK SORORITY Noon Tuesday, Piccadilly; Kelly Christian will speak.

KIWANIS Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; Jimmy Heidel, executive vice president of the Chamber of Commerce, will speak.

WAYSIDE HOMEMAKER VOLUNTEERS 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, meeting with Polly Antoine, 545 Singing Hills Road.

LIONS Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Gordon Cotton, curator of the Old Court House Museum, will speak.

PORT CITY KIWANIS 7 a.m. Thursday at Shoney’s; Dr. Edgar Smith, researcher at Harvard School of Medicine, will speak.

NATIONAL DAY OF PRAYER COMMITTEE Vicksburg/Warren County; luncheon and planning meeting; 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Thursday at 61 North Bypass Church of Christ, 787 U.S. 61 North; all site coordinators should attend; Willie Nettle, 638-6165.

VICKSBURG FAMILY DEVELOPMENT SERVICE Board meeting, 5:15 p.m. Thursday.

Public programs

LIBRARY WEEK ACTIVITIES Warren-County Vicksburg Public Library: 4 p.m. today, “clay creations,” Diane Liddell, art teacher, will make creations with clay with 1st-5th graders, preregistration and a $1 materials fee are required; 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, creative writing awards, guest speaker will be J.C. Patterson, author of “Big Easy Dreamin”; 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, preschool story time with Nancy Bell, executive director of the Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation, followed by an art project; 7 p.m. Thursday, mystery book club initial meeting.

VICKSBURG CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION CENTER Free training to become a volunteer in the Parent Aide and CASA programs; 5:30-9 nightly through Thursday; 634-0557.

“VICKSBURG FORTIFICATIONS AND SAM LOCKETT” Continuing education service; 7-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Hinds Community College auditorium; free admission; Pat Strange, 636-3827.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Bowmar Baptist Church, U.S. 61 South; no diets, no dues, no weigh-ins; 638-0011.

“75th ANNIVERSARY OF THE FLOOD OF 1927” Presentation by John Barry; 7 p.m. Wednesday, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex.

BAPTIST ADULT DAY HEALTH SERVICES One day free seminar on “Understanding Alzheimer’s and Other Dementias: Caregiver Issues and Solutions;” 8:30 a.m.-noon Thursday, 6250 Old Canton Road, Jackson; Dr. William Cook Jr., psychiatrist, will speak; 948-6262 or 1-800-948-6262.

Churches

GREATER MOUNT LEBANON M.B. REVIVAL 7:30 nightly through Friday; the Rev. Percy Turner, of Hazlehurst, will be the guest evangelist; Dr. Larry Clark is pastor.

CEDAR GROVE M.B. REVIVAL 7:30 nightly Friday; the Rev. Casey Fisher will be the guest speaker; the Rev. Glenn Turner Sr. is pastor; 3300 Grange Hall Road.

Benefits

STONEWOOD APARTMENTS SPAGHETTI DINNER 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Thursday; tickets are $5 and available from any resident or by calling 636-3226; 1309 Mission 66; proceeds will benefit resident activities.