Published 12:00 am Friday, November 1, 2002


VICKSBURG AND WARREN COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY 7 p.m. Monday at Maxwell’s; annual dinner meeting with speaker Charles Riles; call 636-0741 for reservations; tickets are $17.

WOODMEN OF THE WORLD Monthly meeting, 6 tonight at Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department, Goodrum Road; 7 tonight at the fire department, rescheduled youth Halloween party and wiener roast; for information, call 638-2495.

AKA/ ALPHA GREEK EXPLOSION DANCE 9 p.m. Saturday at the Vicksburg City Auditorium; tickets are $10; contact Edward Huell, 636-1793, Debra Goodman, 636-3429, James Giles, 634-4105; or Janice Carstafhner, 636-2107.

412 ENCOM FAMILY READINESS GROUP Meeting at 10 a.m. Saturday at the Cracker Barrel; call Juanita Warren, 629-3401.

EXCHANGE CLUB OF VICKSBURG 12:30 Monday at Piccadilly; guest speaker will be Valtreasa Tolliver-Cook of the Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Clinic.

Public programs

HUNTER SAFETY COURSE 7:30 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Saturday at New Vision Family Worship Center, 3525 Wisconsin Avenue; bring Social Security number and a pencil; food will be available to purchase during breakfast and lunch; sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife.

REDWOOD TURKEY SHOOT AND FALL FESTIVAL 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday in Redwood; festival booths will be open from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.; sponsored by the Redwood Booster Club; call Kim Newcomb, 638-8968, for information.

AMERICAN RED CROSS 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday at the Red Cross Building, 908 Cherry St.; community first-aid and safety class; $35 fee; to register, call 636-9182 or visit the office.

HEALTH FAIR 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday at the Welcome Center, 4210 Washington St.; free blood sugar and blood pressure checks available and information on hypertension, diabetes and cardiovascular disease; sponsored by the Mississippi State Welcome Center and River Region Health System.

LUPUS INFO MEETING 2 p.m. Saturday at Baptist Medical Center, 1225 N. State St. in Jackson; explanation of lab tests and question-and-answer session with rheumatologist James G. Wilson, M.D.; for information call, 601-366-5655 or 800-866-9606.

LEVI’S “A Gathering Place;” 7-10 p.m. Saturday on Shelter Drive off Mount Alban Road; music by Southwinds.

LETITIA STREET REUNION 4 p.m. Sunday at LD’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry Street; please contact Brenda Brown, 638-5918, Naomi Fountain-Smith, 630-9893 or Gloria Wells-Harris, 636-4304.

21st ANNUAL TOUR OF HOMES 1:30 until 5 p.m. Sunday beginning at 1328 Chambers St.; tour four homes for $10; tickets can be purchased the day of the tour at the first home; sponsored by the Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation.

SOUTHERN FRIED BLUES, BOP AND BOOGIE 2:30 p.m. Sunday at Hawkins United Methodist Church; recital for students from the Joan B. Henderson-Leese Piano Studio.

BREAST CANCER SUPPORT GROUP 6-7 p.m. Monday at River Region Medical Center, Education Conference Room C; call 619-3526 for information.

STOP SMOKING CLINIC 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Seventh Day Adventist Church, corner of Lee and Indiana; call 638-9978 to register.

FLORAL DESIGN CLASS 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Vicksburg Country Club; Ralph Null, floral design artist and author, will re-create arrangements from his Christmas book; call 638-6429 for information.


PLEASANT VALLEY 5 tonight at the church; choir rehearsal.

VICKSBURG CHURCH OF GOD 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at the corner of Indiana and Lee roads; church garage sale; clothes of all sizes and miscellaneous items; hot dogs, chips and drinks also available.

NEW MOUNT PILGRIM BAPTIST 10 a.m. Saturday; morning prayer and worship service; guest speakers will be Steven Manious, Jerry Durr and Henry Williams; breakfast will be at 9:45 and lunch at noon; call Mable Jennings, 638-9260, for information.

TRIUMPH CHURCH 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Saturday at the church; Harvest Fest; 7 p.m. Monday; Dr. James Payne will be speaking.

MOUNT OLIVE BAPTIST CHURCH 6 p.m. Saturday at the church, 210 Villa Nova Road; annual Family Musical Program with guest choirs and soloists; Lena Roberson is mistress of ceremony, and the Rev. Hardie Lewis is pastor.

BOWMAR BAPTIST CHURCH 11 a.m. Monday; Baptist Women’s World Day of Prayer; call 636-5038, for information.

TRAVELERS REST BAPTIST CHURCH 7 p.m. Monday – Thursday; Fall revival with Casey Fisher, evangelist for Monday and Tuesday and Walter Weathersby, evangelist for Wednesday and Thursday; everyone is invited; Thomas Bernard is pastor.


BENEFIT FOR TOMEKA HARPER 6 p.m. Saturday at Greater Mount Zion M.B. Church, 907 Farmer St.; Madison Cooper will be the guest soloist along with other special guests and choirs; master of ceremony will be Victor Gillum.