1/22/03

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 22, 2003

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Clubs

TRIAD 2 p.m. today in the Board Room at City Hall Annex; W.L. “Bump” Callaway of Emergency Management will be the speaker.

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Society of American Military Engineers Vicksburg Post; noon Thursday at Maxwell’s; Wendell Ruff of MDOT will speak on environmental leadership and context-sensitive design; 631-7695 to RSVP.

Delta Kappa Gamma Society International Chi Chapter; 9:30 a.m. Saturday.

Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Old Car Cruise, 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Bumpers; 636-2720.

VHS Class of 1988 Reunion meeting, 5 p.m. Sunday at L.D.’s Kitchen; all classmates are asked to attend; Crystal Washington, 636-2291, Kenneth Jones Sr., 852-5176, Eric Jefferson, 957-1506 or 750-4818, Chandra White, 638-4188 or 619-3525, Pamela McDaniel, 631-6923.

Public programs

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

Public Library Today: 3:30 p.m., after school arts and crafts.

Singles Night Out 6:45 p.m. Friday at St. Paul M.B. Church in Bovina; bowling, movies and other social events; contact the church, 638-9360, or Mary Reed, 529-5059.

Oak Ridge Opry 7 p.m. Friday at the Oak Ridge Community Center; hamburgers and drinks for sale; music by Travelers Quartet, a gospel group from Pelahatchie; an offering will be taken.

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

Art Evangelism Workshop 9:30 a.m. until noon and 1 p.m. until 3 Saturday at the E.D. Straughter Baptist Memorial Center, 1411 M.L. King Jr. St.; the Rev. Charles Terrell is instructor; fee is charged; Rev. Terrell, 437-8503 or Dr. Lewis Lassiter, 638-5424.

Emergency Appeal Blood Drive 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday in the bloodmobile in front of Wal-Mart and the vacant room next to Payless Shoes at Pemberton Square mall; sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and United Blood Services; donors will receive free T-shirt.

Annual Youth Musical 5 p.m. Saturday at Gospel Temple M.B., 1612 Lane St.; 634-0759 or 661-0500; the Rev. Walter Edley is pastor and Efrem Warren is sponsor.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive off Mount Alban Road; music by the Oak Ridge Band.

Winter Showcase and Dance 8 until 11 p.m. Saturday at Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive in Ridgeland; $15 advance tickets or $20 at door; general dancing, student performances and professional presentations; heavy hors d’oeuvres and set-ups provided; for information, 856-6168; for Vicksburg classes, 636-7000.

Churches

St. Mark Freewill Baptist Business meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday at the church, 2606 Hannah St.; the Rev. Willie James is pastor.

King Solomon M.B. Business meeting, 3 p.m. Saturday at the church, 1401 Farmer St.; all members are asked to attend.

Grove Street M.B. 6:30 p.m. Saturday; pastor’s fourth anniversary celebration; the Rev. Larry Brown, pastor of Mount Zion No. 1 M.B., is guest speaker; the Rev. Casey Fisher is pastor.