[11/14/02]

Published 12:00 am Thursday, November 14, 2002

Clubs

VICKSBURG CHAPTER NO. 77 UDC Meeting at 2 p.m. today 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 tonight on Monroe Street.

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

WILLING WORKERS CLUB 4 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Valley M.B. Church, 2585 N. Washington St.; all members are urged to attend; Eddie Bryant is president.

BROADWATER LODGE NO. 55 6 p.m. Saturday at the Masonic Hall; third degree will be given; casual attire; 2 p.m. Sunday at St. Mark Baptist Church, 3395 N. Washington St.; will be laying a cornerstone; all Prince Hall Masons are welcome.

VICKSBURG-WARREN RETIRED TEACHERS ASSOCIATION Monday’s luncheon at Maxwell’s has been postponed until January.

SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MILITARY ENGINEERS Noon Monday at Maxwell’s; Dr. James Houston, director of ERDC, will be the guest speaker; RSVP to David Jenkins, 631-7695.

Public programs

HAWKINS UNITED METHODIST CHURCH PRESCHOOL Accepting applications for new students, ages 1-4, for January 2003; state-licensed preschool; 636-7051 or 638-3685 for information.

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

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Friday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street Community Center; 10, bean bag baseball; 1 p.m., open play dominoes.

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.

PIANO CONCERT 8 p.m. Friday at the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation Auditorium, old St. Francis Elementary auditorium; Ian Hominick, pianist, will perform; admission is free.

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 Old Habits.

SWARTZ BROTHERS BAND AND SHOW 9 p.m. until 1 a.m. Saturday at the American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213, 1618 Main Street.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS Saltillo Breakfast from 8 until 11 a.m. Sunday at the KC Hall; $3 per person and maximum of $12 for immediate family; public is welcome.

Churches

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

NEW ROCK OF AGES Trustee/Deacons meeting at 5 p.m. Saturday.

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 tonight 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.

ST. JAMES YOUTH CHOIR 6 p.m. Saturday at the church, 1922 Pearl St.; fund raiser for St. Jude Children’s Hospital in Memphis; guest speaker will be Monya Williams; a skit will be performed on teen pregnancy.