1/30/03

Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 30, 2003

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Clubs

Vicksburg Coin Club Meeting, 7 tonight at the Vicksburg Clinic conference room; show, Feb. 1-2, at Battlefield Inn.

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Letitia Street Reunion Dance Saturday, 9 p.m. until 1 a.m.; “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; Alonzo Stevens, “Dr. Taurus,” will be the D.J.; Brenda Brown, 638-5918.

Letitia Street Reunion meeting, 4 p.m. Sunday at LD’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry St.; contact, Brenda Brown, 638-5918, Naomi Fountain-Smith, 630-9893, Annie Parson-Wilson, 661-0536, or Gloria Wells-Harris, 636-4034.

Vicksburg Baseball Association Board meeting at 6 and spring coaches meeting (for those interested in coaching amateur baseball) at 7 p.m. Monday at Hinds County Community College Auditorium, Vicksburg campus; Darrell Evans, 636-5838 or Bob Fitzgerald, 638-3280.

Kappa Alpha Psi Vicksburg Alumni Chapter; First Friday, Feb. 7 from 7:30 p.m. until midnight at the VFW Post on Indiana Avenue; tickets are $10; semi-formal attire; contact a member for information and advanced tickets.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Friday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street Community Center; 10, bean bag baseball; 1 p.m., open play dominoes; 6:30, dancing with Southwind, bring finger food.

ASU, JSU, MVSU Choir Rehearsal, 6 tonight and 3 p.m. Saturday at Calvary M.B. Church, 406 Klein St.; Debra Goodman, 636-3429.

Historic Mural Unveiling Ceremony 2:30 p.m. Friday at the Vicksburg City Front.

Symphony Potpourri 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Vicksburg Convention Center; performed by the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra and featuring the Vicksburg Children’s Community Choir; Crafton Beck is conductor; free to the public.

“Dial M for Murder” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Feb. 7-8 and 2 p.m. Sunday at Parkside Playhouse; 636-0471 for reservations; sponsored by the Vicksburg Theater Guild.

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

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Friday, Shelter Drive off Mount Alban Road; music by Wright Road Band; 7-10 p.m. Saturday, music by Omar Rivers.

ACT Workshop 8 a.m. until noon Saturday at Vicksburg High School; free admission; sponsored by Vicksburg Warren Alcorn State University Alumni Chapter; Marilyn Shelton will be the presenter; for information, call Dennis Taylor, 661-5208, or Walter Sheriff, 638-7812.

Vicksburg Coin Show 9 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Sunday at Battlefield Inn; admission is free; sponsored by the Vicksburg Coin Club; for information call, Cason Schaffer, 638-1195.

Financial Aid Workshop 10 a.m. Saturday at Hinds Community College Auditorium, Vicksburg; free to high school juniors and seniors; parents welcome; sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Inc.

Clothing Giveaway 10 a.m. until noon Saturday at the Civil Defense building, Highway 18 in Port Gibson; sponsored by Temple Church of Christ, (Holiness) USA; Howard Batchelor is pastor.

Art Exhibit and Auction Preview at 6:30 and auction at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Vicksburg Country Club, 127 Country Club Drive; hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and door prizes available; presented by the Miss Mississippi Corporation Scholarship Fund.

ASU, JSU, MVSU Black History Program 3 p.m. Sunday at Calvary Baptist Church, 406 Klein St.; Dr. Ronald Mason , president of Jackson State University, will be guest speaker; all HBCUs are invited; for information, Debra Goodman, 636-3429.

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

Churches

Unity Temple Full Gospel Holy Convocation with various guest speakers, 7 tonight through Friday at the church, 2647 Roosevelt Ave.; morning services Friday will be taught by Kyle Allen of New Jersey; the public is invited; 636-0449 or 831-3004 for information.

Pleasant Valley Choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. Friday; all members are asked to be present; Kevin Powell is musician.

Greater Mount Lebanon M.B. Family night, 7 p.m. Friday; Debra Pierce-Robinson will serve as mistress of ceremonies; E.E. Gibbs will be the guest speaker; Larry D. Clark is pastor.

Appreciation Service for Cynthia Peters and C.J. Williams 6 p.m. Saturday at St. Peter M.B. Church; various soloists, choirs and groups will participate.

Cool Spring M.B. 28 days of prayer from 6-7 nightly.