Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 4, 2003

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Sons of Confederate Veterans Gen. Stephen D. Lee Camp; 6 tonight at Ryan’s; Bobbie Edwards will present a program at 7 about Newton Cooper; public is invited; 638-6500.

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Warren County Girl Scouts Service Unit 7 tonight at St. Michael’s Catholic Church.

Tougaloo College Alumni Association 7 tonight at 2845 Clay St.; 636-8554.

Sundown Toastmasters 11 a.m. until noon each Wednesday in Room 103 at the Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers building, 4115 E. Clay St.; http://sundowntoastmasters.tripod.com.

Lions Noon Wednesday at Maxwell’s; guest speaker will be Tommy Hengst of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Lower Mississippi Valley Division.

DAR 11 a.m. Thursday at Piccadilly; Emma Keulegan will speak on American Indians.

Sons of Confederate Veterans John C. Pemberton Camp; 6 p.m. Thursday at the Masonic Lodge on Cain Ridge Road; Joe Gerache will speak on Civil War medicines; the public is invited.

Army/Navy Club Steak dinner meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday at the clubhouse.

Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club 7 p.m. Thursday at the president’s home on Main Street; bring a covered dish.

Woodmen of the World 6 p.m. Friday at Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department on Goodrum Road; Valentine Banquet to follow at 7:30; 638-2495 to RSVP.

Yazoo City High School Class of 1984 Meeting to discuss and plan 20-year reunion; 7 p.m. Friday at the River Bend Catfish House; Zelda Barber, 662-716-0181, or Yolanda Phillips, 662-716-0326; all members asked to attend.

Public programs

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

Diabetes Education Classes Group and individual at River Region West; 619-3609 for times.

“Harvey” Auditions 6:30 until 8:30 tonight at Parkside Playhouse; available roles: six men and six women, high school and older; 636-0471 or www.e-vtg.com; sponsored by the Vicksburg Theatre Guild.

Diabetes Support Group 6 until 7 tonight in the cafeteria at River Region West; Dr. Edward Crocker, cardiovascular surgeon, will speak; 619-3610.

Support Group for Families of Mentally Ill 6 tonight in the conference room of the Yazoo Warren Mental Health Complex on Wisconsin Avenue; 636-1861.

Breathe Free Stop Smoking Clinic 6:30 tonight at Seventh-Day Adventist Church, corner of Lee Road and Indiana Avenue; no charge.

Vicksburg Senior Center Wednesday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street Community Center; 9-noon, king bridge; 9:30, chair exercises, senior style; 11, domino tournament.

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

Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday at Shoney’s; guest speaker will be Tommy Miller, director of Good Shepherd Community Center.

Parkinson’s Support Group 2 until 3 p.m. Thursday in the cafeteria at River Region West.

Parenting Class 7 p.m. Thursday at 800 Belmont St.; Dr. Jim Flanders will be in charge; class is free; limited space, 636-3113.

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


Mississippi Baptist Seminary Classes for spring semester begin at 6:45 tonight at the E.D. Straughter Baptist Memorial Center, 1411 M.L. King Jr. St.; Classes tonight: “Homiletics” and “Women in the Church”; Thursday classes: “Leadership Training” and “Methods of Teaching”; for information or enrollment, Shirley H. Reed, 630-9845 or 634-1982.