Published 12:00 am Wednesday, December 18, 2002


VICKSBURG HOMECOMING CLUB 7 p.m. Thursday, home of the president; members should bring a covered dish and gift.

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

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IVYETTES Girls Club; 10:30 a.m Saturday at Rolling Acres Community Center.

WILLING WORKERS CLUB 3 p.m. Saturday at Pleasant Valley, 2585 N. Washington St.; Eddie Bryant is president.

Public programs

VICKSBURG SENIOR CENTER Thursday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street community center; 10:30, beginner computer; 11, Christmas carols with Warren Central Intermediate students; 11:30, Intermediate computer; 12:30 p.m., richter bridge; 1, bingo; 2:30, open play dominoes.

GED PROGRAM Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 5:30 until 7:30 p.m. at Kings Community Center; 634-4546.

“COUNTING THE COST” Auditions; 7 p.m. Thursday at American Legion “The Hut,” 1618 Main Street; five female parts, three singing, and four male parts, two singing; P. Bradley, 636-6648.

LEVI’S “A Gathering Place,” Thursday: 7-10 p.m., Christmas party, bring finger foods, Shelter Drive off Mount Alban Road; Saturday: 7-10 p.m.; music by Lanny McCann and the Backwater Band.

CHRISTMAS POTLUCK DANCE PARTY Friday 8-10 p.m. Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive in Ridgeland, $10 per person; Cha Cha lessons from 7-8, $10 per person; other classes and private lessons available; 856-6168.

LUNCH WITH THE ANGELS 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Friday; menu includes fried catfish, red beans and rice, Mexican cornbread and dessert; $5 for dine-in or carry-out and $6 for delivery; to place orders in advance, 301-0118 or 638-8100; sponsored by Keystone Ministries.

MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SUPPORT GROUP 2 until 3 p.m. each second Monday of the month, River Region West cafeteria.

RIF WORKSHOP 10 a.m. Saturday at Rolling Acres Community Center for kindergarten through sixth grade; books and goodie bags will be distributed; Vicksburg High School History Club members will be presenters; sponsored by AKA Sorority.

CHRISTMAS PROGRAM “The True Meaning of Christmas,” 6 p.m. Saturday at Highway 27 and Stenson Road; sponsored by Locust Grove Sunday School.

SHRINERS BALL Saturday, 9 p.m. until; Vicksburg City Auditorium, 901 Monroe St.; food, fellowship, music and dance; presented by Mecca Temple No. 1 and Rose of Sharon Court No. 2; Notton Jones, 638-6498 and 415-0736, or Peter Anderson, 619-9998.

FOOD DISTRIBUTION 2 p.m. Sunday, County Market parking lot; 500 boxes of food to go to those drawing unemployment, with proof; sponsored by Mountain of Faith Ministries and County Market; Tina Hayward, 831-4405, or Ruth Pugh, 636-7655.


TRIUMPH M.B. Tonight: 6, food distribution to all living in the North Washington Street area; must present income and Social Security cards for all household members and a utility bill; 7, Bible Class for adults and youth; Thursday: 7 p.m., Sanctuary Choir rehearsal; Friday: 11 a.m., Bible study and lunch.

PLEASANT VALLEY Choir rehearsal and Christmas practice at 5:30 p.m. Friday at the church, 2585 N. Washington St.

FAMILY LIFE CATHEDRAL “The Light Is Come,” a Christmas celebration with fun, fellowship and special music; 7 p.m. Friday at the church, 2832 Ken Karyl Ave.; $15 per person; Raymond O. Biard will be the guest speaker.