Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 16, 2002


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

SENIOR CENTER Wednesday: 9 a.m.-noon, King bridge; 10. NIA exercise; 1 p.m., beginner dulcimer class; 1:30-3:30, acrylic art class; 2:30, open play dominoes; 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.

LIBRARY WEEK ACTIVITIES Warren-County Vicksburg Public Library: 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 tonight, 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.

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

SUMMER THERAPEUTIC CAMP Central Mississippi Prevention Services is accepting applications for the 4th annual YMCA overnight camps which will provide a variety of life-skills training and recreational activities; camp dates are May 26-31; deadline to register is April 24; 631-0102.


ST. MARK M.B. REVIVAL 6:30 nightly through Friday; 3395 N. Washington St.; Elder W.C. Wallace, pastor, will be the evangelist; Joseph Willis is associate pastor.

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.

MOUNT PILGRIM M.B. MUSICAL EXTRAVAGANZA Senior choir program; 6 p.m. Saturday; the Rev. Joseph Brown is pastor; Johnny Sims, 636-2753.


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.