Published 12:00 am Wednesday, October 23, 2002


ENGINEER AUXILIARY BRIDGE 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Piccadilly; 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.

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.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 213 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. Saturday and 7 until 11 p.m. Sunday at “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; pre-Halloween dance with music by Walt Babylove.

Public programs

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Thursday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street Community Center; 9, NIA exercise; 12:30 p.m., Richter bridge; 1, bingo; 3, open play dominoes.

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

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. Blvd.; 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; Kay Woo, 636-0134

BARE BONES HALLOWEEN VEHICLE SHOW Friday, Super Cruise-In with games, 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 chance at $100 grand prize; “Thriller 13” plaque winners chosen by participants; Sunday, The Fat Boys Fall Fling burger and sausage picnic at Grand Gulf Military Park; $5 per carload; sponsored by Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club; Dave Derrick, 638-7717.

HOMEBUYER EDUCATION WORKSHOP 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. with 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.

HALLELUJAH FESTIVAL 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at Triumph M.B. Church multi-purpose building, 2869 North Washington St.; cake walk, treasure hunt, prizes, food, costume contest; children are asked to dress in a Biblical costume; 638-8110.

SWAT WORKSHOP 1 p.m. Saturday at Travis Chapel A.M.E. Church, 745 Hutson; mini health fair, red ribbon drug awareness lesson and balloon launch.

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.

YOUTH HALLOWEEN PARTY 6:30 p.m. Saturday; wiener roast and games; sponsored by Woodmen of the World; 638-2495 for directions.

LEVI’S “A Gathering Place”; 7 until 10 p.m. Saturday; Shelter Drive off Mount Alban Road; music by Buck Wilds and the Wild Bunch.

S.T.A.R.S. 7 p.m. Saturday at Word of Faith Christian Center, 1201 Grove St.; harvest festival; 638-2500; Reginald L. Walker is pastor.


PORTERS CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST 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 smorgasbord from 11 until 2 p.m.; adults $6, children 12 and under $3.

BELMONT M.B. 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-Friday; Edward Knight, guest speaker.

PLEASANT VALLEY 5 p.m. Friday at the church, 2585 North Washington St.; choir rehearsal; Kevin Powell, musician.

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

MOUNTAIN OF FAITH MINISTRY Luncheon for all church pastors and leaders; noon Saturday at the new YMCA; register by Friday; 831-4405.

TRAVELER’S REST 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday in the church fellowship hall, 718 Bowmar Avenue; free community health fair; 636-3712.

NEW MOUNT ELEM Clean up day; noon Saturday; Annie Chiles, 638-2409 or 638-4372.

JUBILEE REVIVAL MINISTRIES 2 p.m. Saturday at The Mafan Building, 1315 Adams St.; “Becoming Women of Excellence”; Linda Sweezer, pastor of The House of Peace Worship Church, will speak; Lisa Sanders, 630-9318.

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

61 NORTH BYPASS CHURCH OF CHRIST 6 p.m. Saturday-Thursday; 15th annual Gospel Meeting with Robert L. James, guest speaker.

BIBLE HOLINESS 6:30 p.m. Saturday at 155 Dunigan Road; fall festival; candy, games, hot dog and marshmallow roast, chili, cake walk and more.

TRIUMPH M.B. 6:30 p.m. Saturday at the church, 124 Pittman Road; Male Chorus anniversary celebration with guest speakers and choirs; all groups, choirs and soloists are invited to participate; 638-5293.


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.

BENEFIT FOR ERIC SMITH 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at Bovina Cafe; adult plates, $10 and child plates, $5; choice of beef tips or chicken and dumplings, two vegetables, dessert and drink.