Published 12:00 am Friday, September 13, 2002


GOLD WING ROAD RIDERS ASSOCIATION 7 a.m. Saturday; Chapter MS-E meets at Hardees for breakfast, followed by departure for Chapter MS-F’s bike show at City Park in Richland; Bruce at 638-3684 or Chandler at 634-8406.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS BINGO BENEFIT 7 -10 p.m. Saturday, Knights of Columbus Hall on Fisher Ferry Road; proceeds to benefit Boy Scout Troop 7; donation of $15 includes 10 regular games and a hamburger meal; tickets available at the door.

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VICKSBURG QUILTERS 9:30 a.m. Saturday, First Presbyterian Church; table runner or tablecloth class; anyone not wanting to do this project can do a sit and sew; bring a sack lunch; Barbara Cashman, 638-3240.

NEGRO BUSINESS & PROFESSIONAL WOMEN 3 p.m. Sunday, Mount Heroden Baptist Church, 1117 Clay St.; sickle cell program at 4; guest speaker, Edwin Mitchell.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS-SALTILLO BREAKFAST 8-11 a.m. Sunday; cost is $3 per person with a maximum of $12 per family; public is invited.

WILLING WORKERS CLUB 42nd anniversary celebration, 4 p.m. Sunday; Pleasant Valley Church, 2585 N. Washington.

Public programs

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7-10 tonight, music by Bud Shiers and Old Habits; hamburgers and drinks will be for sale; donations accepted.

FALL BASEBALL REGISTRATION Registration extended until Saturday for 2002 Fall Season; register at Sports Center on Halls Ferry Road (hours 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Friday-Saturday) or at Parks and Recreation Dept. at 102 Army Navy Drive (hours 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Friday); additional information, 634-4514.

BACK ALLEY PLAYERS READERS’ THEATRE 6-7 p.m. Sunday, The Ground Floor, 1101 Washington St.; refreshments, annual meeting and entertainment; J. O’Neil at 638-0576 or K. Woo at 636-0134.

BOVINA CLASSES OF ’50s AND ’60s MEET 6 p.m. Sunday, Bovina Community Center; Christmas party discussion; Kathryn Huell, 661-7963.

FIBROMYALGIA SUPPORT GROUP Noon-1 p.m. Monday, Baptist Healthplex in Clinton; Dr. William Frazier of Baptist Sleep Clinic will be the speaker; bring a bag lunch; Joyce Brown, 601-866-2278.

OPEN GYM DAY 7:30-10 p.m. Monday, Jackson Street Community Center; for ages 16 and up; admission is free; presented by Vicksburg Parks and Recreation Department; information, 634-4514.

FAMILY DEVELOPMENT CENTER SEEKS VOLUNTEERS Vicksburg Family Development Center, 1205 Monroe St., Male Image and Girls’ Club, accepting applications for volunteers, mentors, big brothers and big sisters to help the community youth; Mitchell Dent, Gwendolyn Appleby or Terry Lockhart at 638-1336.

DIABETES EDUCATION CLASSES River Region West Campus on North Frontage Road; group and individual classes; call 619-3609 for times and information.

HOMEWORK NETWORK Tutoring sessions; each Tuesday and Thursday from 4 until 5:30 p.m., free tutoring sessions at Vicksburg High School in the JROTC department, available to grades 9-12; James O. Bowman at 661-0684 or Pearlie Goodman at 636-1688.

LETITIA STREET REUNION MEETING 5 p.m. Sunday, L.D.’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry St.; Brenda Brown at 638-5918, Naomi Fountain-Smith at 630-9893 or Gloria Wells-Harris at 636-4034.

HOMEWORK ASSISTANCE Provided by Central Mississippi Prevention Services; homework assistance and life-skills training for students ages 8-17; Sherry Liggins or Joseph Johnson, 631-0102.

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

AMERICAN RED CROSS CLASSES American Red Cross, 908 Cherry St.; 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday; logistics class, helps volunteers become familiar with supplies and logistics needed during a disaster; 5:30 p.m. Thursday; Emergency Response Vehicle Training; all Red Cross disaster classes are free; 636-9182.

HAWKINS PRESCHOOL Hawkins Preschool is forming another 2-year-old class; child must have been 2 by Sept. 1; 636-7051.


SHILOH PRIMITIVE BAPTIST Warriors Trail; John Mosley of Lafayette Springs will speak at 7 tonight and Saturday and at 10:30 a.m. Saturday and Sunday; refreshments will follow tonight’s service; dinner will be served at noon on Saturday and Sunday; supper will be at 5:30 on Saturday; Darren Owens is pastor.

MOUNT ALBAN ANNUAL MUSICAL 5 p.m. Saturday, Mount Alban M.B. Church; Usher Board Fifth Annual Musical; featuring local soloists and church choirs; with special guest the C-W New Souls of Chicago; Emma Mack, 638-2911.

WAYSIDE BAPTIST REVIVAL 6:30 p.m. Sunday, 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, Wayside Baptist Church, 6151 Jeff Davis Road; guest speaker will be Bud Dixon of Yazoo City.

CHRISTIAN HOMES M.B. NO. 1 REVIVAL 7 tonight, Christian Homes M.B. No. 1 Church, Scott Road; guest speaker will be the Rev. Sammie Brown.

MOUNT PILGRIM M.B. REVIVAL 7:15 tonight, Mount Pilgrim M.B. Church, 3327 Highway 61 South; guest speaker will be Ernest Slaughter Sr., pastor of New Canney Creek M.B. Church in Jackson; the pastor is Glen A. Hemphill; public is invited.

SEMINARY OPENING PROGRAM AT MOUNT CARMEL 7 tonight, Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 2729 Alma St.; opening program for Mississippi Baptist Seminary; guest speaker is the Rev. Eric D. Williams, academic dean of Mississippi Baptist Seminary at the Main Campus; special music will be presented by Mary Caho of Fayette; Lewis Lassiter, 638-5429.

BECOMING WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE SERIES 2 p.m. Saturday; presented by Jubilee Revival Ministries, The Mafan Building, 1315 Adams; guest speaker is Minister Carolyn Dent of Faith Christian Center.

SHADY GROVE M.B. YOUTH DAY PROGRAM 6 p.m. Saturday, Shady Grove M.B. Church, 61 Shady Grove Circle; hosted by youth department; the Rev. Terry Moore is pastor, and Pamela Fisher is youth director.

COMMUNITY SWAT WORKSHOP Students Working Against Tobacco, 1 p.m. Saturday; Travis Chapel A.M.E. Church, 745 Hutson St.; guests will be representatives of the Vicksburg Fire Department; all youth and youth leaders are invited to attend; 661-0805 or 638-7163.

GREATER MOUNT ZION M.B. GOSPEL EXPLOSION MUSICAL 6 p.m. Saturday, Greater Mount Zion M.B. Church; various groups, choirs and soloists will participate.

MOUNT OLIVE M.B. VILLA NOVA PASTOR APPRECIATION 6 p.m. Saturday; pre-anniversary celebration at E.D. Straughter Bldg., Martin Luther Drive; 1 p.m. Sunday, anniversary celebration at the church; honoring the Rev. and Mrs. Hardie Lewis Sr.

RIDGEWAY BAPTIST REVIVAL Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday-Wednesday at 7 p.m.; Ridgeway Baptist Church, 4684 Redwood Road (Oak Ridge Community); guest evangelist will be Dwight Sibley of Calvary Baptist Church; music evangelist will be Mike Dunaway of Keystone Community Church; nursery available; public is invited.