Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 27, 2002


VHS CLASS OF 1982 6:30 tonight, 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.

LANDERS FAMILY REUNION 11 a.m. Sunday, Spencer Park on Warrenton Road; 636-6165.

CAMERON-HENRY FAMILY REUNION WORSHIP SERVICE 11 a.m. Sunday, Shiloh M.B. church, Green Street; Donald Cameron, of Tinton Falls, N.J., will be the guest speaker.

SANDERS, YOUNGER, MOSLEY AND WEBB Family reunion meeting, 3 p.m. Sunday at the home of Ruth Nixon home; 636-6537.

Public programs

SENIOR CENTER Friday: 9:30 a.m., breakfast with River Region; 10, bean bag baseball; noon, Curtis bridge; 1 p.m., 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.

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

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

“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.


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 tonight; 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 nightly through 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.

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.

PLEASANT VALLEY CHOIR REHEARSAL 6 p.m. Friday; Kevin Powell is musician.

MINISTRY BY THE WOMEN OF PURPOSE 7 nightly through 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.

NEW ROCK OF AGES Business meeting; Saturday, 5 p.m. for deacons and trustees; 6 p.m. for general membership.