Published 12:00 am Tuesday, August 20, 2002


LIONS Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Jane Calhoun of Southern Rottweiler Rescue will speak.

PORT CITY KIWANIS 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; speaker will be the Rev. Mitchell Hedgepeth, pastor, Hawkins Methodist Church.

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SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MILITARY ENGINEERS Noon Thursday, Maxwell’s; speaker will be James Ray; RSVP to David Jenkins, 631-7695, by Wednesday.

VICKSBURG COIN SHOW9 a.m-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; Battlefield Inn, sponsored by Vicksburg Coin Club; free admission; Cason Schaffer, 636-1195.

Public programs

VICKSBURG THEATRE GUILD Auditions for “A Christmas Carol,” 6:30 tonight; Parkside Playhouse; for youth (eight and older) and men/women with all levels of stage experience; 636-0471; performance dates are Nov. 8-10 and Nov. 15-17.

SENIOR CENTER Wednesday: 9-11 a.m., senior swim time at city pool, cost is $3; 9-noon, King Bridge; 10 a.m., NIA exercise; 10-3 p.m., Senior Day of Health at Rainbow Casino; 1 p.m., beginner dulcimer class; 1:30-3:30, acrylic art class; 2:30, open play dominoes.

CITY POOL SCHEDULE Lap swimming 11 a.m.-4 p.m. until Friday; pool will close for recreation swimming on Sunday; lap swimming 11 a.m.-noon and 4-5 p.m. beginning Monday; $3 for adults and $1 for children, 12 years and under; children under 12 must be accompanied by adult.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, “Tell Me What It’s Like To Be Big” will be read followed by crafts.

VICKSBURG FOUNDATION FOR HISTORIC PRESERVATION 44th annual meeting and awards luncheon; noon Friday, Adolph Rose, 717 Clay St.; deadline for reservation is today; featuring a presentation of the moving of the McDermott House by owner Cheryl Pemberton and Nelda Sampey; Mayor Laurence Leyens will also speak; tickets are $15; 636-5010.

BECOMING WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE SERIES Saturday, presented by Jubilee Revival Ministries in the Mafan Building. 1315 Adams St.; speaker will be Charlotte Price; free admission; 630-9318.

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

TRAVELERS REST CHRISTIAN ACADEMY/LEARNING CENTERFall registration for pre-K through 2nd grade; classes begin Sept. 3, 7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.; registration forms available at the church, 718 Bowmar Ave.; Janet Watts, 636-3712.


BINGHAM MEMORIAL M. B. CHURCH REVIVAL7 nightly through Friday, 1063 Green Street; the Rev. Joseph Brisco Sr. will be guest minister; the Rev. Joseph Bingham Sr. is pastor.

MOUNT GIVENS M. B. CHURCH REVIVAL 7 nightly through Friday, 210 Kirkland Road; guest evangelist, the Rev. L. A. Hall, pastor of Mount Heroden M. B. Church; the Rev. Melvin L. Bolden is pastor.