Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 14, 2003

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Vicksburg Fire Department Auxiliary Today at Central Fire Station for spouses of fire department employees.

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Vicksburg Art Association 7:30 tonight, All Saints’ Episcopal School; featured artist will be Cassie Earhart Dickson, traditional pattern weaver specializing in 19th century coverlets.

American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213 8 tonight at 1618 Main St.; refreshments will be served.

Vicksburg Beta Chapter Sorority Noon Wednesday at Piccadilly; Geni Fulcher, owner of the Ivy Place, will demonstrate creative floral design.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Sen. Mike Chaney will give legislative update.

Vicksburg Family Development Service Board meeting, 5:15 p.m. Thursday at the office.

Sons of the American Revolution 6 p.m. Thursday at the old Vicksburg Post building, South and Cherry streets; Bill Tyle, state membership chairman, will be the guest speaker; Bob Bell, 636-5560 or Ridges@digitalmantra.com.

Vicksburg Warren Alcorn Alumnae Chapter 7 p.m. Friday at the Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Wednesday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street Community Center; 9 until noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises, senior style; 1:30-3:30 p.m., acrylic art class; 2:30, open play dominoes.

Public library Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., preschool story time and a craft with Lottie Walker in the auditorium; 3:30 p.m., after school arts and crafts.

Stroke Support Group 6 until 7 tonight at River Region West in the cafeteria; 619-3192.

Prostate Cancer Support Group 6:30 until 7:30 tonight at River Region West in the Education Conference room; 619-3192.

Support Group for Autistic Children 7 tonight at Warren Central Junior High Library; Dr. Mark Wildmon, consultant to VWSD, will be the guest speaker; Regina Jeffers, 638-4642, or Patti Robinson, 636-8270.

Dance Party Ballroom, Latin and swing; swing lesson from 7-8 p.m. and party from 8-10 Friday at Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive in Ridgeland; classes and private lessons available; 856-6168; for Vicksburg classes, 636-7000.

Beautillion 2003 Young men (high school juniors and seniors and college freshmen) interested may contact, Santa Carpenter, 634-1233; packet deadline is Friday; sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority.

Ham Radio Class Technician class license course offered by the Vicksburg Amateur Radio Club; nine weeks beginning Feb. 3 at 6:30 p.m. at the American Red Cross building, 908 Cherry St.; textbook required; Malcolm Keown, 636-0827, to register.

Haven House Family Shelter Free counseling to domestic violence victims; 638-0555.

Winter Swim Lessons Registration at the Purks YMCA for Mom-n-Tot and preschool swim classes beginning Feb. 3 and beginner adult classes beginning March 3; 638-1070.


House of Peace Worship Bible class on the baptism of the Holy Spirit; 6 tonight at 1905 Mission 66, Suite 1; 636-1074 or 218-1322; Linda Sweezer is pastor.

Grove Street M.B. Midway communion service; 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; Phelecia Sanders, evangelist, will speak; the Rev. Casey Fisher is pastor.

Mount Pisgah Business meeting, 6 p.m. Thursday; D.J. Redden Sr. is pastor.

Spiritual Assembly of the Baha’i Faith Part 2 of “Introduction to the Baha’i Faith: Basic Beliefs” at 6:30 p.m. Friday; 636-8628 for information and registration.