Published 12:00 am Friday, December 20, 2002


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

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.

BROADWATER LODGE NO. 55 6 p.m. Saturday, Masonic Hall; all Prince Hall Masons welcome; casual attire.

AMERICAN LEGION TYNER-FORD POST NO. 213 Christmas and customer appreciation party, 9 p.m. Saturday; “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; music by “Dr. C” Richard Clark.

WALKER FAMILY REUNION Annual Christmas gathering; 4 p.m. Sunday at Locust Grove M.B. Church; Walker, Johnson, Grady, Reed, Kelly, Williams, Brown, Lewis, Holt and Crump families invited; Mary Walker Anderson, 634-0111 or Ernest Walker, 638-4432.

ALPHA KAPPA ALPHA SORORITY 4 p.m. Sunday, Mount Heroden Fellowship Hall on Clay Street.

Public programs

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

LUNCH WITH THE ANGELS 11:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. today; 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.

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.

CHRISTMAS PARTY Saturday, 8 p.m. until; Bovina Center; admission is $2.

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.

BEAUTILLION INTEREST MEETING 2 p.m. Sunday at Mount Heroden Church Fellowship Hall; for boys who are high school juniors or seniors or college freshmen and their parents; sponsored by Mu Xi Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; contact Santa Carpenter or Kim Smith-Russ for information.


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

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


BENEFIT FOR BETTYE L. BALLARD 7 p.m. Saturday at New Mount Pilgrim M.B. Church, 501 N. Poplar St.; proceeds will go toward medical bills.