Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 12, 2002


PAK SORORITY Alpha chapter; meeting at 7:30 tonight at Piccadilly; program on holiday decorations by Lynn Johnston; Lillian Johnson and Margaret Stephens are hostesses.

AMERICAN LEGION TYNER-FORD POST 213 Regular meeting, 8 tonight; refreshments will be served.

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LIONS CLUB Meeting at noon Wednesday at Maxwell’s; speaker will be Master Chief Mike Jensen with the U.S. Coast Guard.

JSU ALUMNI Vicksburg-Warren Chapter; meeting at 6 p.m. Wednesday at LD’s Restaurant, 1111 Mulberry; contact Robyn Gordon or Ann Bargains for information.

VICKSBURG CHAPTER NO. 77 UDC Meeting at 2 p.m. Thursday at Piccadilly; Nancy Clark will be in charge of the program.

SONS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION Vicksburg chapter; meeting at 6 p.m. every third Thursday at the old Vicksburg Post building, South and Cherry streets; Bob Bell, 636-5560, or e-mail, Ridges@digitalmantra.com, for information.

Public programs

DIABETES EDUCATION CLASSES Group and individual; River Region West; 619-3609 for times.

OVERCOMERS OUTREACH Christ-centered, Bible-based organization dedicated to reaching out to people with problems of addictions and compulsions; Jim, 415-2208.

ST. ALOYSIUS JUNIOR CLASS Selling fruit today through Nov. 22; call 636-2256 for information.

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Wednesday, 9-11 a.m. walking at Jackson Street community center; 9-noon, king bridge; 10, NIA exercise; 11, domino tournament, sign-up required; 1 p.m., dulcimer class and rook/canasta games; 1:30-3:30, acrylic art class; 2:30, open play dominoes.

FALL BLOOD DRIVE 8-11:30 a.m. Thursday, United Blood Services Bloodmobile at Maxwell’s Restaurant; sponsored by Rotary Club of Vicksburg.

VICKSBURG THEATRE GUILD “A Christmas Carol”; 7:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday at the Parkside Playhouse; 636-0471, www.e-vtg.com for reservations; tickets for non-members are: adults $12, senior citizens $10, children (under 12) $5, and students $7.

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP 6 until 7 tonight at River Region West in the cafeteria.

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP 6:30 until 7:30 tonight at River Region West in the Education Conference Room; 619-3192.

TOUGALOO COLLEGE ALUMNI ASSOCIATION Meeting at 7 tonight at 2845 Clay St.; 636-8554.

VICKSBURG ART ASSOCIATION Monthly meeting, 7:30 tonight; home of Hobbs Freeman, whose works will be featured, in Campbell Swamp; public welcome, 638-9221.

CHILDBIRTH CLASS Tonight-Sunday at River Region Medical Center; includes early beginning class, sibling class and breastfeeding class; to register, call 883-5354.

PUBLIC LIBRARY 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, toddler and preschool story time with Lottie Walker followed by an art project; 3:30 p.m., after-school arts and crafts.

VICKSBURG-WARREN ALCORN ALUMNAE CHAPTER Meeting at 7 p.m. Friday at the Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut Street.

DANCE WORKSHOP Argentine Tango workshop; 1-2:30 p.m. for beginners and 2:45-4:15

for intermediate on Saturday at the Ethnic Heritage Building at the Jim Buck Ross Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson; $25 for single and $45 per couple for each session.

MAGNOLIA BALLROOM DANCERS ASSOCIATION 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Ethnic Heritage Building at Jim Buck Ross Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson; $10 for members, $5 for first-time guests and $15 for returning guests.


GROVE STREET Midway communion service; 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church; guest speaker will be the Rev. Larry Brown; Casey Fisher is pastor.

TRIUMPH M.B. Bible class, 7 p.m. Wednesday; Pastor Larry Nicks will lead adult study; the Rev. Dexter Jones is youth instructor; 638-8108 or 218-1319 for transportation.

CRAWFORD STREET UNITED METHODIST Annual Turkey dinner; 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Thursday; tickets are $7 in advance; dine in or take out; call 636-5612.

TRAVIS CHAPEL A.M.E. SWAT workshop; 1 p.m. Saturday at the church, 745 Hutson Street.


WINE TASTING 6:30-9 p.m. Thursday at Banner Hall in Jackson; tickets are $35 in advance and benefit The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society; wine donated by the Briarwood Mart Liquor Store; Jamie Woods, 954-1717, or Tammy Bouchillon, 573-4181, for tickets.