Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 18, 2002



VICKSBURG ALCORN ALUMNI 7 p.m. Friday, Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.; Dr. Ben Craft, executive director of the Alcorn State Foundation, will speak.

IVYETTES GIRLS CLUB 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Rolling Acres Community Center.

MU XI OMEGA CHAPTER Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority; 8 a.m. Saturday, Shoney’s; all members are urged to attend.

BROADWATER LODGE NO. 55 6 p.m. Saturday, Masonic Hall; casual attire; all Prince Hall Masons welcome.

REUNITE SOCIAL AND CIVIC CLUB Riverfest jam; 9 p.m.-until, Saturday; American Legion “The Hut”; admission is $3.

NEGRO BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL WOMEN Annual founders day and community service awards program; 4 p.m. Sunday, Mount Heroden M.B. Church, 1117-1119 Clay St.; LeVerne Henry Burks, equal employment opportunity specialist with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will speak.

WARREN CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1982 Final reunion meeting, 4 p.m. April 27 at Garfield’s; Karen Brown, 634-1693 or 661-7202.

Public programs

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

LIBRARY WEEK ACTIVITIES Warren-County Vicksburg Public Library: 7 tonight, 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 tonight; 634-0557.

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.

CAPITOL CITY COIN AND CURRENCY SHOW 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Clarion Hotel, I-55 High Street in Jackson; buy sell and trade U.S. and foreign coins, currency, gold, silver and other numismatic items; free admission.

NORTH AMERICAN BLUEBIRD SOCIETY 2 p.m. Saturday, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Office, Highway 8 West in Grenada; Becky Woods, herpetologist, will speak; Tena Taylor, 662-628-11625.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS SALTILLO BREAKFAST 8-11 a.m. Sunday, KC Hall; $3 per person or $12 for immediate family.

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 through Friday; the Rev. Casey Fisher will be the guest speaker; the Rev. Glenn Turner Sr. is pastor; 3300 Grange Hall Road.


GOSPEL TEMPLE Singing, drama and praise dancing; 4:30 p.m. Saturday, 1612 Lane St.; featured guests will be J.B. Mance and Soul Consolaters of Jackson; the Rev. Walter Edley is pastor; 638-2581.

FASHION EXTRAVAGANZA HAIR AND HAT SHOW 6 p.m. Saturday, Travelers Rest M.B. church, 718 Bowmar Ave.; the Rev. Thomas Bernard is pastor.

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

GREATER MOUNT ZION M.B. GOSPEL EXTRAVAGANZA 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 907 Farmer St.; featuring various pastors and speakers.


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

GOLD WING ROAD RIDERS ASSOCIATION POKER RUN Saturday; registration begins at 8 a.m., first bike out will be at 9 and last bike in is at 11 p.m., Sevier Outdoors, Highway 27 South; games, door prizes, food and drinks and drawings; all proceeds benefit the Vicksburg-Warren Humane Society; David Thames, 638-0347 or Ken Moody, 636-5934.

SWAC ALL-AMERICAN ALUMNI BASKETBALL SHOOTOUT 1 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg High School gym; sponsored by Vicksburg-Warren County Chapter of Alcorn State University Alumni; admission, $3; proceeds will benefit the scholarship fund; Doug Fitzgerald, event coordinator, 638-0031 ext. 3042.