Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 22, 2002


PORT CITY KIWANIS 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; Don Brown, president of Vicksburg Warren Chamber of Commerce, will speak.

ENGINEERS AUXILIARY BRIDGE 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; reservations by 6 tonight; Judy Dawsey, 636-2206, or Louise Larson, 636-3245.

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MISSISSIPPI NURSES ASSOCIATION District 12, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Vicksburg Clinic conference room, 1115 N. Frontage Road; speaker will be Dan Daily.

REED FAMILY GATHERING Saturday-Sunday, Reed Lane in Bovina; memorial service will be at Bonner Campbell A.M.E. in Edwards; descendants of John and Pearl Reed; 638-6376, 636-4919 or 984-7353.

VHS CLASS OF 1982 Meeting has been rescheduled for May 31.

Public programs

SENIOR CENTER Thursday: 9 a.m., NIA exercise; 9:30, intermediate/advanced bridge; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 12:30 p.m., Richter bridge; 1, bingo; 3, open play dominoes.

SOUTHERN CULTURAL HERITAGE FOUNDATION Images of Vicksburg seen through the eyes of local youth in a photography exhibit entitled “Celebrating Community and Culture;” features photographs taken by a group of elementary and high school students from four Vicksburg schools; on display, 1-4 p.m., through June 7; 631-2997.

NEW BIRTH CHRISTIAN ACADEMY GRADUATION 6 p.m. Thursday, 1315 Adams St.; the Rev. Linda R. Straughter will be the guest speaker.

LEVI’S “A Gathering Place” Open 7-11 p.m. Friday for teens; 7-10 p.m. Saturday with music by Bud Shiers and Stanley Scallions and Ole Habits; cappuccino, coffee, fountain drinks, sweets, gameroom with pool table and more; no cover charge.

DIVORCE RECOVERY WORKSHOP A 10-week educational program designed to help adjust to the ending of a relationship; meetings will be at Grace Christian Counseling Center, 1414 Cherry St.; 638-4463 or


TRIUMPH M.B. Food distribution today, registration at 6 p.m.; 124 Pittman Road; open to residents of North Washington Street area; must present Social Security card and a utility bill; 638-8108.

BETHLEHEM M.B. REVIVAL 7 nightly through Friday, 3055 N. Washington St.; Dr. Jerry M. Hardy Jr., pastor of Caison Memorial A.M.E. Church, of Markham, Ill., will be the evangelist; the Rev. David Brown Jr., of Monroe, is pastor.

ST. MARK M.B. TEACHERS 5:15 p.m. Thursday, Bible study, 6:30; 3395 N. Washington St.; the Rev. W.C. Wallace is pastor; Joseph Willis is assistant pastor.

SOLID ROCK PENTECOSTAL Spanish revival with Stephen Drost, United Pentecostal Church International Missionary to Mexico; 7:30 p.m. Thursday-Friday; services will be in Spanish; tacos will be served following the Thursday service; 636-0692 or 636-9981.

“INTRODUCTION TO THE PROPHETIC” Presented by Michele Dixon, graduate of Christian International Ministries; 2 p.m. Saturday, Jubilee Revival Ministries, 1315 Adams St.; 630-9318.

INSPIRATIONAL SINGING FUND-RAISER 6:30 p.m. Saturday, E.D. Straughter Memorial Center, Martin Luther King Boulevard; featuring: Young Men in Christ, Sharkey-Issaquena Mass Choir, Rolling Fork Jubilees, The Singing Sensations, Mount Sinia Baptist Church Choir and the Prodigal Sons; fund-raiser for St. Luke Baptist Church building fund.