Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 26, 2002


VHS CLASS OF 1982 6:30 p.m. Thursday, LD’s Kitchen; final meeting will be July 3; Lynda Jackson, 631-0854; James Giles, 634-4105; or Weezie Thames Bexley, 638-8755.

ST. JOHN GRAND LODGE AF&FM Annual June session, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church, 907 Farmer St.; Peter Anderson, 619-9998.

ESTHER GRAND CHAPTER ORDER OF EASTERN STAR Annual June session; 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church, 907 Farmer St.; Leola Long, 636-6691.

ROSA A. TEMPLE CLASS OF 1967 Final planing meeting; 11 a.m. Saturday, King Solomon Baptist church fellowship hall.

BARBERS AND BEAUTICIANS SUMMER JAM 9 p.m.-until, Saturday, American Legion “the hut;” attire is casual; admission is $5;. music by D.J. Duncan Smith; free food.

BROOKS, GATES AND PRINCE FAMILY REUNION July 5-6, City Park Pavilion; Luwettica Brooks Richardson, 281-331-8302.

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.

GOD’S EXTREME CREATION DAY CAMP 8 a.m.-5 p.m. daily through Friday, Triumph Church; for ages 5-10; 636-5282.

SUMMER PLAYGROUND CAMP 9 a.m.-noon, daily through Thursday for ages 6-12, Mission Ball park; activities include arts and crafts, baseball, softball, soccer, basketball, kickball, water games and volleyball; 634-4514.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE Thursday: 10:30 a.m., school age story time (2nd-6th grades) led by Alexandria Herrington; activities include puzzles, games and crafts.

BACK ALLEY PLAYERS Auditions for “Darkside,” a play by Ken Jones; 6-8 p.m. Thursday, Jackson Street Community Center, 923 Walnut St.; K. Woo, 636-0134, or D. Rathburn, 636-9401.

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

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge Community Center; music by Omar Rivers and his band; hamburgers and drinks will be available.

HAWKINS UNITED METHODIST PRESCHOOL Openings for 2- and 3-year-olds for the fall; 636-7051 or 638-3685.

“POPS” CONCERT AND FIREWORKS Fourth of July celebration, City Front; Pops concert at 8 p.m.; KAISO Steele Drum band, 7 p.m.; other performers will be Guy Hovis, formerly with the Lawrence Welk Show, Vasti Jackson and Holiday Symphony Orchestra and Chorus of University of Southern Mississippi; souvenirs, hot dogs, Cokes and popcorn available; free admission.

LEARNING GARDEN PRESCHOOL Now registering for ages 6 weeks through 5 years; curriculum includes computer, Spanish, music, Bible, math, science, language arts; 638-6724.


TRIUMPH M.B. FREE FOOD DISTRIBUTION Register at 6 tonight, 1124 Pittman Road; open to people living in the North Washington Street area; bring Social Security card and utility bills; 638-8108.

FIRST BAPTIST CHURCH, CHERRY STREET Vacation Bible school will be 9 a.m.-noon daily through Friday for ages 3 years through sixth grade; 636-2493.


COOL SPRING M.B. BUSINESS MEETING 7 p.m. Thursday; the Rev. Ryan Moore is pastor.

ST. PAUL M.B. WOMEN’S CONFERENCE Friday-Sunday, Bovina; registration is $10; speakers will be Kim Fisher of Utica and Cynthia Mitchell of Chicago; breakfast and lunch will be served; Augusta Smith, 636-2052.

ST. MARK M.B. HOMECOMING CELEBRATION Friday: 4 p.m., social hour and fish fry; Saturday: 7 p.m., gospel musical; Sunday: 11 a.m., celebration; 3395 N. Washington St.

BELMONT M.B. Choir rehearsal; 6:30 p.m. Friday; the community choir is open to the public.

MOUNT PILGRIM VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 6-8 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 10 a.m.-noon Saturday; U.S. 61 South.

FRIENDSHIP M.B. VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 7-8 nightly through Friday, 103 Williams Ave., Edwards; Bobby Burks is pastor.

STANDFIELD M.B. VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL REGISTRATION Registration will be from 6 until 8 tonight; V.B.S. is July 1-5; 1404 Lane St.; John H. Williams is pastor.

MOUNT HERODEN M.B. REVIVAL 7 nightly through Friday, 1117-19 Clay St.; the Rev. Leon Nelson, pastor of Mount Olive M.B., Second Baptist and China Grove Baptist churches, will be the evangelist; the Rev. L.A. Hall Sr. is pastor.

MINISTRY BY THE WOMEN OF PURPOSE 7 p.m. Thursday-Saturday, Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1350 East Ave.; couples seminar will be at 9 a.m. Saturday, luncheon will be at noon; the Rev. Mincer Minor is pastor.