Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 3, 2002


AMERICAN LEGION TYNER-FORD POST 213 Holiday special dance; 9 tonight-Saturday, 7 p.m. Sunday; music by Dr. C. Richard Clark and Walt Baby Love.

H.V. COOPER CLASS OF 1968 Preparing for 35th class reunion; e-mail Ronnie Moses at rdmoses@bellsouth.net

VFW POST 2572 “Membership round-up picnic;” Thursday; cake walk at 10 a.m., lunch at noon; 1918 Washington St.; open to members and invited guests; fried catfish and pork roast.

KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY Vicksburg alumni chapter; First Friday; 7:30 p.m.-midnight, Friday, VFW Post 10734 on Indiana Avenue; tickets are $10; must be 21 or older.

GASKIN FAMILY REUNION July 26-28, Battlefield Inn.

Public programs

JACQUELINE HOUSE MUSEUM Photographs and documents of “The History of African-American Education in Vicksburg Since Slavery;” through Sunday, 1325 Main St.; 636-0941.

“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.

CREATIVE LEARNING IN RETIREMENT Basic computer skills level 1 course offered by Hinds Community College for ages 50 and older; 10 a.m.-noon each Monday during the month of July, Hinds Community College Vicksburg campus; registration is $50; 601-857-3773 or 601-857-3704.

WARREN COUNTY-VICKSBURG PUBLIC LIBRARY Closed Thursday-Saturday; will reopen for regular hours Monday.

JUNIOR AUXILIARY SAFETY TOWN Open to 5-year-olds who will enter kindergarten in the fall; 8 a.m.-noon July 22-26, Bowmar Baptist Church; activities will include personal safety, street rules, snack time and a graduation ceremony; graduates will receive a bicycle helmet; deadline for registration is Friday; registration, $25; 636-6141 or 629-9444.


STANDFIELD M.B. VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 6-8 nightly through Friday; 1404 Lane St.; John H. Williams Sr. is pastor.

MOUNT ARARAT M.B. REVIVAL 7 nightly through Friday, Eagle Lake community; the Rev. Sammie Brown will be the evangelist; the Rev. L.A. Hall Sr. is pastor.

MAGNOLIA M.B. REVIVAL 7:30 nightly through Friday; the Rev. Leonard Walker is evangelist; 1185 Rodney Road, Port Gibson; the Rev. J.N. Dorsey is pastor.

LOCUST GROVE M.B. Revival prayer meeting; 7 nightly through Friday, 472 Stenson Road; the Rev. Robert Miller is pastor.

PLEASANT VALLEY CHOIR REHEARSAL 6 p.m. Friday; 2585 N. Washington St.; Kevin Powell is musician.

NEW MOUNT PILGRIM Business meeting, 4 p.m. Saturday; Leroy Gillum.