Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 1, 2002


JOHN C. PEMBERTON CAMP Sons of the Confederate Veterans, Ryan’s; dinner, 6-7 tonight; meeting and speaker, 7; Milton Myers will speak on women of the Vicksburg siege.

WOODMEN OF THE WORLD 6 p.m. Friday, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department; Woodmen youth members summer outing will be Saturday, attend meeting for details; 638-2495.

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KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY First Friday; 7:30-midnight Friday, VFW, Indiana Avenue; tickets are $10; must be 21 or older.

VICKSBURG JAYCEES Blind draw dart tournament fund-raiser; 7 p.m. Saturday, VFW Post 10734 on Indiana Avenue; entry fee, $10; fun board, door prizes, trophies, $300 prize money; Travis Melton, 636-2766, ext. 165.

Public programs

GAMBLERS ANONYMOUS 6 tonight and Monday; Grace Christian counseling Center, 1411 Cherry St.; 638-1886.

THE INITIATIVE SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM Through Aug. 30 for ages 10-17, 1306 Hope St.; Myrtis Rankin, 638-8545 or 636-5688.

“HOOP IT UP” BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT Through Friday at Kings Gym; registration, 4-5 p.m.; games begin at 5; for ages 8-9, 10-12, 13-14, 15-17, 18-21; sponsored by St. John Grand Lodge; Peter Anderson, 619-9998.

EMERGENCY APPEAL BLOOD DRIVE 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday, Madison Parish Hospital; donors will receive a free T-shirt.

AMERICAN RED CROSS Family services: providing emergency assistance course to introduce the family services function, learn skills and tools needed to conduct a client interview and meet immediate disaster related needs; 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 908 Cherry St.; free admission, lunch will be provided; 636-9182 for registration.

TENNESSEE WALKING AND RACKING CHARITY HORSE SHOW Sponsored by Haven House Family Shelter; 5 p.m. Saturday, Bovina Arena (follow signs); $5 for ages 12 and older.

LEVI’S “A Gathering Place” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive off Mount Alban Road; music by Ole Habits; donations will be accepted for building repairs.

WE CARE COMMUNITY SERVICES Annual banquet and meeting; 7 p.m. Sunday, St. Mary’s Center; Bennie G. Thompson will speak.

AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAM Homework assistance and life-skills training to area students provided by Central Mississippi Prevention Services; available to ages 8-17 at Cedars Estates Community Center, Gator A’ Club, Mount Heroden Church and Rolling Acres Estates; 631-0102.

LEARNING GARDEN PRESCHOOL AT OAKLAND BAPTIST Tuesday and Thursday classes; ages 6 weeks through 5 years; curriculum includes computers, math, science, Spanish, music and Bible; 638-6724 or Jill Marr 636-6759.


PLEASANT VALLEY M.B. Old-time revival 6:30 nightly through Friday; the Rev. Alex Miller is pastor.

LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE MESSIAH Vacation Bible School; 6:30-8 tonight, 301 Cain Ridge Road; ages 3-10; registration, 636-1894.

NEW ROCK OF AGES Vacation Bible school; 4:45-7 nightly through Friday, 2942 Valley St.; Dr. Michael R. Reed is pastor.

TEMPLE OF CHRIST REVIVAL 7 nightly through Friday, 400 Adams St.; Delphine Taylor is pastor; Dorothea Neal is co-pastor; 661-6144 or 629-6939.

MOUNT ALBAN M.B. REVIVAL 7 nightly through Friday, 2385 Mount Alban Road; the Rev. Walter Weathersby will be the evangelist; the Rev. A.B. Brown is pastor.

BRIGHT MORNING STAR M.B. COOKOUT 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 801 Meadow St.; $5 per plate; delivery available for two or more orders; 636-7073.

MOUNT PISGAH BAPTIST Summer gospel workshop; 7 tonight; concert, 7 p.m. Friday; 1519 Lummie St.

BRADLEY CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST GOSPEL SINGING 7 p.m. Friday, The Providentials will provide music; hamburgers and drinks will be sold; a love offering will be collected.

MOUNT ZION NO. 1 M.B. Ladies auxiliary meeting; 10 a.m. Saturday, 920 Fifth North St.; breakfast will be served; all members are urged to attend; J.B. Johnson 638-1832.

KING SOLOMON M.B. Brotherhood ministry is sponsoring a community block party; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 1400 Farmer St.

TRAVELERS REST MEN OF PURPOSE Men’s conference 2002; noon-5 p.m. Saturday, 718 Bowmar Ave.; Dr. Edward Addo, Darryl Ulmer, Max Tyler and the Rev. Larry Nicks will speak.