Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 4, 2002


SONS OF CONFEDERATE VETERANS -JOHN C. PEMBERTON CAMP 6 p.m. Thursday, Ryan’s; Terry Winschel will speak on Battle of Port Gibson.

ARMY NAVY CLUB MEETS 7 p.m. Thursday, steak supper meeting; 638-5114.

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DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; first meeting of the new DAR term.

RIVER CITY BPW MEETS New date, 6 p.m. Thursday; Piccadilly; Doris, 638-3088.

ELITE CIVIC CLUB 7:30 p.m. Saturday, monthly meeting at the home of Athenia Jefferson.

Public programs

SENIOR CENTER Thursday: 9-11 a.m., senior swim time at city pool (cost is $3); 9, NIA exercise; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 12:30 p.m., Richter bridge; 1, bingo; 3, open play dominoes.

LIBRARY SCHEDULE Thursday: 10:30 a.m., special guest Mary Rose Worthington will perform “Bagpipes,” a musical presentation, in the library auditorium.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP 2-3 p.m. Thursday, River Region West Campus Cafeteria, Frontage Road; Dorothy Goodwin, 638-1877.

SOUTHERN CULTURAL HERITAGE CENTER Elementary School Building of Southern Cultural Heritage Center: 7 p.m. Thursday; Minor Buchanan speaks on Holt Collier: His Life, His Roosevelt Hunts and the Origin of the Teddy Bear; noon Friday; Janet Akers, local clay artist, will speak on “The Art of Sculpting;” admission is free to both events and will be followed by light refreshments.

LEVI’S “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive off Mount Alban Road; music by Omar Rivers and his band.

ADOPT-A-THON 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, inside Pemberton Square mall; presented by Vicksburg Warren-Humane Society; sponsored by Pemberton Square Cinema 4; free movie pass with each adoption.

COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR 8-11 a.m. Saturday; Goodrum Baptist Church, 4569 Fisher Ferry Road; Debbie Hoover, 619-4201.

14TH OVER THE RIVER RUN 8 a.m. Saturday; presented by River Region Health System; proceeds benefit Area 10 Special Olympics, Children’s Shelter, and Haven House; race begins in the Ameristar parking lot C on Washington Street, crosses the Mississippi River Bridge, and ends back in Vicksburg; preregistration is encouraged, but runners may also register morning of the race; 883-5760.

FIRE DEPARTMENT LADIES AUXILIARY FUND RAISER 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Factory Outlets; “Boot Drive” to support Mississippi Burn Center; stop by and see the platform fire truck and Nikki, the fire dog.

HUNTER EDUCATION CLASS 7:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Woodlawn Baptist Church; will be taught by Mike Richmond; students need to preregister by calling the church, 636-5320.

CASA VOLUNTEER TRAINING Child Abuse Prevention Center, 2732 Washington St.; 5-9 nightly Sept. 9, 10, 16, 17, 23 and 24; 634-0557.

GOOD SHEPHERD AFTER SCHOOL TUTORING PROGRAM Immediate openings available; deadline to register is Monday; 629 Cherry St. or call 636-7687.

WE CARE TUTORIAL PROGRAM Program starts Monday; We Care Community Services, 909 Walnut St.; 3:30-5:30 Monday-Thursday; after school tutorial program for grades K-6; homework assistance, computer lab, other activities; 638-6329.


EXPLORER’S BIBLE STUDY Begins Sept. 11 at First Presbyterian Church; Interdenominational Bible Study meets each Wednesday morning from 9:30 until 11; a children’s program for ages 2-5 and a nursery is provided; to register or for more information, call 638-2552.

WOMEN’S CONFERENCE AT NEW ROCK OF AGES M.B. 9 a.m. Saturday, New Rock of Ages M.B. Church, 2944 Valley St.; guest speakers are the Rev. Burnette Armstrong of New Generation Church of Monroe, La., and Gladys Edwards of Wisner, La.; public is invited; pastor is Michael Reed.

ANGELIC VOICES OF CHRIST PRESENTS GOSPEL EXTRAVAGANZA 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Holly Grove M.B. Church, 746 Johnson St.; specials guests include The Sensational Chosen Voices (formerly The Angelette’s of Utica), Young Men in Christ of Utica and The Gospel Harmonizers; Lvonne Woods, 661-6028.

SOLID ROCK PENTECOSTAL FUND RAISER 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Friday and 7 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Solid Rock Pentecostal Church, 4945 Highway 61 North; all new merchandise; 636-0692.