12/10/02

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, December 10, 2002

Clubs

JACKSON STATE UNIVERSITY ALUMNI Vicksburg-Warren Chapter; regular monthly meeting at 6 tonight at L.D.’s Restaurant; Christmas gathering will follow; all JSU alumni are invited and encouraged to attend.

SUNSHINE LODGE NO. 99 Final meeting of the year, 7 tonight at 719 Grove St.; election of officers; all members asked to be present and bring a covered dish.

AMERICAN LEGION TYNER-FORD POST 213 Regular meeting, 8 tonight at 1618 Main St.; refreshments will be served.

LIONS CLUB No Wednesday meeting; Christmas party will be Thursday.

VICKSBURG CHAPTER NO. 77 UDC 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Piccadilly.

SOCIETY OF AMERICAN MILITARY ENGINEERS Vicksburg Post, Christmas dinner meeting; social at 6 p.m., dinner and program at 7 Thursday at Jacques’ Cafe; $12 per person; 631-7695 for reservations.

VICKSBURG COIN CLUB 7 p.m. Thursday at the Vicksburg Clinic conference room; show for Jackson area clubs at the Clarion Inn, I-55, exit 96B in Jackson.

VICKSBURG QUILTERS Potluck lunch and work session, 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Jan’s house; bring any completed donation quilts.

Public programs

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Wednesday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street community center; 9-noon, king bridge; 10, NIA exercise; 1 p.m., dulcimer class; 1:30, acrylic art; 2:30, open play dominoes.

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

PARENT TEACHER CENTER Now open at Warrenton School; center hours are Tuesdays and Thursdays from 12:30 until 2:30 p.m.; 636-7549.

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

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP 6:30 until 7:30 tonight in the education conference room at River Region West; 619-3192.

HOLIDAY BLOOD DRIVE From 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Wednesday in conference rooms C and D at River Region Medical Center and from 11 to 4 in the United Blood Services bloodmobile at the main entrance; donors will receive a free insulated mug and be registered to win a DVD player; sponsored by River Region Health System and United Blood Services.

BOOK SIGNING “A Woman’s Guide to Setting Boundaries;” Dr. Deidre Ann Tyler will be signing copies and selling CDs and video tapes at 4 p.m. Thursday at the Christian Bookstore, corner of Washington and South streets.

OBESITY SURGERY SUPPORT GROUP 6 p.m. Thursday at River Region Medical Center conference room; 619-3192.

BALLROOM, LATIN AND SWING DANCE PARTY 8 until 10 p.m. Friday at Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Dr. in Ridgeland, $10 per person; hustle lesson from 7 until 8, $10 per person; classes and private lessons available; 856-6168.

BECOMING WOMEN OF EXCELLENCE 2 p.m. Saturday at Jubilee Revival Ministries; guest speaker will be Brenda Washington of Planting Seed Church of Deliverance in Jackson.

CHRISTMAS DINNER AND TALENT SHOW Dinner at 6 p.m. Saturday at Vicksburg City Auditorium; talent show at 8; Tina, 831-4405 or 206-8015, or Ruth, 636-7655 for tickets; all proceeds will be used to make boxes of groceries to be given away Dec. 22; sponsored by the Mountain of Faith Ministries.

Churches

GROVE STREET M.B. Midway communion service at 7 p.m. Wednesday with Khelli Lockridge, evangelist; Christmas program at 6:30 p.m. Saturday; the public is invited to all events.

NEW ROCK OF AGES M.B. Youth Choir candlelight Christmas program; 6 p.m. Saturday; the public is invited; Dr. Michael R. Reed Sr. is pastor.