Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 22, 2002


AMERICAN RED CROSS 7 tonight at the United Way Building on South Street; annual meeting of the Vicksburg area chapter.

LIONS CLUB Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker will be Dr. Clyde Muse, president of Hinds Community College.

TRIAD 2 p.m. Wednesday in the City Hall conference room.

ENGINEER AUXILIARY BRIDGE 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Piccadilly; RSVP by 6 tonight, Judy Dawsey, 636-2206, or Louise Larson, 636-3245.

SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MILITARY ENGINEERS Noon Thursday at Maxwell’s; Chad Wages will speak; RSVP, David Jenkins, 631-7695.

VICKSBURG CRUISERS CAR CLUB Business meeting; 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Vicksburg Factory Outlets business office; 638-7717.

VICKSBURG BPW Friday, flu vaccines to VBPW clients and those ages 60 and older, $3; 3420 Wisconsin Ave.; 636-0161.

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA United Blood Services blood drive from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday in the Meeting Place at Pemberton Square mall; each donor will receive a free T-shirt and coupon for a free pizza at Pizza Hut.

Public programs

HAVEN HOUSE FAMILY SHELTER Free counseling to domestic violence victims; 638-0555.

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Wednesday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street Community Center; 9 until noon, king bridge; 10, NIA exercise; 1 p.m., dulcimer class and rook/canasta games; 1:30 until 3:30, acrylic art class; 1:30, open play dominoes.

CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION CENTER 5 until 8 tonight, Thursday and Oct. 29; parent aide training; for information, 634-0557.

WARREN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; toddler and preschool story time with Lottie Walker, followed by an art/craft project.

MISSISSIPPI AMERICAN FEDERATION OF TEACHERS 4 until 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Public Library; Vicksburg Warren chapter will host an information social; certified and assistant teachers invited; Debbie Tate, 636-6985, or Dianne Wilder, 636-5602.

WARREN COUNTY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION 9:30 a.m., 1 and 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 1411 Martin Luther King Jr. St.; fall session; Robert L. Miller, 638-1802.

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7 until 10 p.m. Friday; burgers and drinks will be sold; donations accepted; music by Omar Rivers and the Trailblazers.

WARREN CENTRAL SOCCER VISITORS 7:30 p.m. Friday; Viking blankets for sale before the game for $40.

HALLOWEEN HAUNTINGS 7 p.m. Friday and again on Nov. 1, The Biscuit Company Cafe, 1100 Washington St.; order refreshments by 6 p.m.; donations accepted; for information call, Kay Woo at 636-0134

CENTRAL MISSISSIPPI ARTISTS’ GUILD 2 p.m. Sunday at Alfreda Lodge, Roosevelt State Park, Morton; meeting to elect officers; Perry Richie will present the program.

BARE BONES HALLOWEEN VEHICLE SHOW Friday, Super Cruise-In with games and prizes; Saturday, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., Vicksburg Factory Outlets; for pre-1973 vehicles; $15 pre-entry fee includes games, free dash plaque, goodie bag (first 100) and a chance at the $100 grand prize; “Thriller 13” plaque winners chosen by show participants; Sunday, The Fat Boys Fall Fling burger and sausage picnic at Grand Gulf Military Park; $5 per carload; sponsored by the Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club; Dave Derrick, 638-7717.

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION WORKSHOP 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. with an hour lunch break, Saturday at Warren County Extension Service conference room, 1100-C Grove Street; limited space; bring pocket calculator; Leona, 634-4520, to register.

FOOD AND CLOTHING DRIVE 9 a.m. Saturday; We Care Community Service, 909 Walnut; sponsored by Mississippi Delta Service Corps; 638-6327.

BLUE REVUE EXTRAVAGANZA 7 p.m. Saturday at the Vicksburg City Auditorium; talent and fashion show for youth ages 4-17; will be judged on talent and modeling; Hilda White, 636-7674; sponsored by Nu Kappa Zeta chapter of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.


TRIUMPH M.B. 7 p.m. Wednesday, “Grace is Better Than Race” tour; for information, call 638-8110.

PORTERS CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 5:30 p.m. Thursday, finger food fellowship; 6:30, guest speaker, the Rev. Willis Britt; Saturday, 10 a.m., bake sale followed by the annual smorgasbord from 11 until 2 p.m.; adults $6 and children 12 and under $3.

BELMONT M.B. CHURCH 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 6 p.m. Saturday, 4446 Charlie Brown Road, Utica; marriage seminar conducted by the Rev. Maxwell Tyler and Betty Tyler, evangelist; Phillip Burks is pastor.

GREATER MOUNT ZION Fall revival, prayer at 6:45 and services at 7:30 tonight through Friday; Edward Knight, guest speaker; Edmond Gibbs is pastor.

MOUNTAIN OF FAITH MINISTRY Luncheon for all church pastors and leaders; noon Saturday at the new YMCA; register by Thursday; 831-4404.

LUTHERAN CHURCH OF THE MESSIAH Germanfest, 4 until 7 p.m. Saturday, 301 Cain Ridge Road; bratwurst plates $5, hotdog plates $2.50, eat in or carry out; 636-1894 or www.lutheranchurchofthemessiah.org.

61 NORTH BYPASS CHURCH OF CHRIST 6 p.m. Saturday through Thursday; 15th annual Gospel Meeting with the Rev. Robert L. James, guest speaker; Willie Nettle is host minister.

ST. MICHAEL CATHOLIC CHURCH Octoberfest, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday on church grounds; chicken dinner $5, hamburger and bratwurst, games for children and adults, white elephant sale and bingo; rain or shine; proceeds to go to the Tony Dyess family; church office, 636-3445.


KEEP VICKSBURG-WARREN BEAUTIFUL INC. Ticket sale, winner receives $5,000 in landscaping from a local nursery of choice; proceeds to benefit Parkside Playhouse Theater landscape project; tickets, $100 each, available until Thursday by contacting 636-4048, kvwb2vicksburg.com or the theater during performance hours.