[11/13/02]

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 13, 2002

Clubs

JSU ALUMNI Vicksburg-Warren Chapter; meeting at 6 tonight 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.

AMERICAN LEGION POST 3 AND LADIES AUXILIARY Regular meeting; 7 p.m. Thursday on Monroe Street.

IVYETTES GIRLS CLUB Meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Rolling Acres Community Center on Elizabeth Circle.

Public programs

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

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Thursday, 9-11 a.m. walking at Jackson Street Community Center; 9, NIA exercise; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 12:30 p.m., Richter bridge; 1, bingo; 3, 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.

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

UNITED WOMEN’S OUTREACH OF HINDS COUNTY Annual senior citizens Thanksgiving luncheon; 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday at the Jackson-Hinds Comprehensive Health Center, Highway 27; all seniors ages 65 and older are invited; information given concerning prescription drugs.

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.

LEVI’S “A Gathering Place;” 7 until 10 p.m. Saturday; Shelter Drive off Mount Alban Road; music by the Oak Ridge Band.

Churches

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

TRIUMPH M.B. Bible class, 7 tonight; 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.

TRAVELERS REST BAPTIST Male extravaganza; 6 p.m. Saturday at the church; all choirs and soloists are invited to participate; sponsored by the Wellness Ministry; the Rev. Thomas Bernard is pastor; the public is invited.

Benefits

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.