Published 12:00 am Monday, May 6, 2002


RIVER CITY BPW 6 tonight, Piccadilly; Doris Hoxie, 638-3088.

VICKSBURG ASSOCIATION OF MARKETING PROFESSIONALS Noon Tuesday, Monsour’s at Vicksburg Country Club; Marguerite Wall, director of the International Trade Center and Small Business Development Center, will speak; lunch cost is $8; Nikki Shelton, 630-3740; or Diane Gawronski, 883-5187.

WARREN COUNTY GIRLS SCOUT SERVICE UNIT MEETING 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, St. Michael Catholic Church; all leaders should attend; all adults going to Camp Wahi must attend; potluck dinner will be served, bring a vegetable or dessert.

TOUGALOO ALUMNI 7 p.m. Tuesday, Emmich Building Suite 13; 636-8554.

LIONS Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Pat Simrall, Warren County tax collector, will speak.

PORT CITY KIWANIS 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; Mayor Laurence Leyens will speak.

VICKSBURG CHAPTER NO. 77 UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY 2 p.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; Ruth Barnes will present the program on Swett’s Battery.


MOPS “MOTHER OF PRESCHOOLERS” Open to women of all ages and backgrounds who are mothers of toddlers; informational meeting, 6:30 tonight, Bowmar Baptist Church; information and registration, 636-2596.

ANDERSON AND SIMS FAMILY REUNION MEETING 5 p.m. today, 104 Rebecca Evans Drive; Lillian Davenport, 638-7687 or Barbara Ware, 638-0281.

SENIOR CENTER Tuesday: 10:30 a.m., beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., ongoing dulcimer class.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE Tuesday: 10:30 a.m., Naomi Boswell will read stories in celebration of National Nurses Week, followed by an art activity; Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., “The Surprise Family’ will be read followed by crafts.

“RIGHT FROM BIRTH” PARENTING WORKSHOP 6 p.m. Tuesday, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library, 700 Veto St.; 1-800-922-9698 or Stephanie Charm 601-432-6490.

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP 6-7 tonight, River Region Medical Center, Education Conference Room C.

DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, River Region West campus cafeteria; Dr. Michael Davis will speak.

SUPPORT GROUP FOR FAMILIES OF MENTALLY ILL PERSONS 6 p.m. Tuesday, Battlefield Inn room 110; 636-1861.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP 2-3 p.m. Tuesday, River Region West Campus cafeteria.

THERAPEUTIC SUMMER CAMP YMCA youth overnight camp sponsored by Central Mississippi Prevention Service is accepting applications; camp will be May 26-31; supervised by counselors, teachers and social workers; provides career development insights, problem solving skills, self esteem building, conflict resolution skill, swimming, canoeing, fishing and other recreation activities; cost is $30; deadline to register is May 10; 61-0102.

CRAWFORD STREET PLAYSCHOOL Openings for 1- to 4-year-olds; Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday classes are available; Sally Riddle, 636-5612.

VICKSBURG FAMILY DEVELOPMENT Now accepting applications for girls club and male image day camps; camp will be June 10-14 for girls and June 17-21 for boys; Gwendolyn Appleby, Terry Lockhart or Mitchell Dent, 638-1336.

GOOD SHEPHERD’S EVEN START FAMILY LITERACY PROGRAM Open to parents wanting to earn a GED; family-based program where participants must participate in each part of the program in order to receive preschool at no cost; program consists of GED instruction, parenting instruction, preschool for children 6-weeks to 4-years, and one monthly home visit; program is not connected to Department of Human Services; transportation is available GED classes are the first Monday and Tuesday of each month; Ruthanne Shockley, 636-7687.

THE LEARNING GARDEN Now registering for academic year 2002-2003 for ages 6 weeks to 5 years, Oakland Baptist Church, 2959 Oak Ridge Road; curriculum includes math, science, arts, music, Bible, computer technology and bilingual instruction; 638-6724, or Jill Marr, 636-6759.

NATIONAL TOURISM WEEK Sunday-Saturday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Mississippi Welcome Center, 4210 Washington St.; representatives of Vicksburg, Lauderdale County, Starkville, Ridgeland, Washington County, Port Gibson, Natchez, Jackson and various businesses will distribute brochures and various other items throughout the week; 638-4269.


KING DAVID NO. 1 M.B. REVIVAL 7 nightly through Friday; 2719 Letitia St.; the Rev. Michael Reed will be the guest minister; the Rev. A.L. Hines is host pastor; 638-0887.

FREE MARRIAGE SEMINAR Throughout the month of May at New Life Church, 4209 Mount Alban Road; speakers will be Steve and Raeanne Mainous, pastors of New Life Church; Max and Betty Tyler, pastors of Family Life Cathedral; Mike and Zena Fields, pastors of Triumph Church; and Randy Burge, pastor of New Christian Fellowship; contact the church office 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Monday-Friday for dates, times and session topics.