Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 4, 2002


WOODMEN OF THE WORLD Monthly meeting at 6 p.m. Friday, Jeff Davis Volunteer Fire Department on Goodrum Road; following the meeting, members will work on the float for Saturday’s Christmas parade; annual banquet, 7 p.m. Saturday; 638-2495.

DAUGHTERS OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION 11 a.m. Thursday at Piccadilly; Dr. Chester Masterson will speak on tort reform; all members are asked to attend.

ENGINEERS CHRISTMAS BRIDGE LUNCHEON 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Piccadilly; Judy Dawsey, 636-2206, or Louise Larson, 636-3245.

RIVER CITY BPW Angel wrap, 6 p.m. Thursday; hosts, Mack and Nelda Sampey; Doris, 638-3088.

ARMY/NAVY CLUB Monthly steak dinner meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday at the club.

DAUGHTERS OF AMERICAN COLONISTS 1:30 p.m. Friday, Piccadilly.

RAINBOW CHAPTER NO. 51 Final meeting of the year; 6 p.m. Friday at Sunshine Lodge Hall, 719 Grove St.; elections will be held; all members are asked to be present and bring a covered dish; matron is Irene Walls and patron is Donnell Ellis.

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS CHRISTMAS DANCE 8 p.m. until midnight Saturday at the KC Home; $10 per person; music by Mike Thum Band; friends of KC members welcome; Joe Loviza, 636-1694.

Public programs

COMMUNITY FIRST AID Held by request at River Region Medical Center; 631-3191.

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Thursday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street Community Center; 10, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 12:30 p.m., richter bridge; 1, bingo; 2:30, open play dominoes.

PARKINSON’S SUPPORT GROUP 2 until 3 p.m. Thursday at River Region West in the cafeteria.

OVERCOMING DEPRESSION A Biblical perspective; 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m. until noon Saturday; sponsored by Beacon Fellowship; 636-8787.

BALLROOM, LATIN AND MAMBO/SALSA DANCE PARTY 8 until 10 p.m. Friday at Applause Dance Factory in Ridgeland, $10 per person; Mambo/Salsa lesson before party from 7 until 8, $10 per person; other classes and private lessons available; 856-6168.

CHRISTMAS PARADE 11 a.m. Saturday in Utica; line-up begins at 10:30; Douglas Anderson, Hinds County supervisor, District 2, will be the grand marshal; Latonya Sturgis, 885-8771, or Lennette Watts, 866-2262.

TRIUMPH M.B. PERFORMING ARTS MINISTRY A Studio V Production of “Hell In My House;” 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday at Vicksburg City Auditorium; tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door; children 6 and under are free; Victor Gilliam, 638-5293.

PRE-CHRISTMAS PROGRAM 7 p.m. Saturday, E.D. Straughter Memorial Center; the Rev. Anthony Berry of Roxie will present a sermon; dinner will be served; Gladys G. Bingham is president; sponsored by the Vicksburg Alumni Chapter of Mississippi Baptist Seminary, 1411 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive.

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

CHRISTMAS AT THE OLD COURT HOUSE 7:30 p.m. Sunday; featuring caroling, special music and light refreshments; admission is free; 636-0741 for reservations.

CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE AT THE WELCOME CENTER 2 until 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Mississippi State Welcome Center, 4210 Washington St.; music and food provided by local businesses; 638-4269.


TRIUMPH M.B. Tonight: food distribution begins at 6 p.m.; all people living in the North Washington Street area are eligible and must present income, Social Security cards for all household members and a utility bill; Bible class will follow at 7; Thursday: Mass Choir workshop for all choir members; Friday: Bible study and lunch at 11 a.m.; Saturday: youth craft sale at LD’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry St., from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m.

SHILOH M.B. Christmas program rehearsal; 5 p.m. Saturday at 920 Meadow St.; Dr. Willie J. Jones is pastor.