Published 12:00 am Monday, February 10, 2003

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Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Work meeting, 6 tonight at Al Mashburn’s; 636-2720.

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Rosa A. Temple Class of 1968 7 tonight at King Solomon Church Hall, Farmer Street; all members are urged to attend.

PAK Sorority Alpha Chapter; 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at Piccadilly; Dot Bridges and Mary Lewis will be hostesses; Sarah Abraham will speak on Crosses Across America.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday at Maxwell’s; speaker will be Beverly Connelly of the American Red Cross.

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

Lions Noon Wednesday at Maxwell’s; Chad Wages of Mendrop-Wages Engineers will be the guest speaker.

Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday at Shoney’s; Kay Aasand, president of Vicksburg Warren School Board, will be the guest speaker.

PRAM River City Chapter; 11:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the Piccadilly meeting room; Tracy Heggins, PRAM state president, will conduct installation of officers; a short program will follow.

Vicksburg Chapter No. 77 UDC 2 p.m. Thursday at Piccadilly; Libby Aydelott will present the program.

Engineers Week Local chapters of MES, SAME, ASCE, ASME and IEEE to host the 2003 Vicksburg Engineers Week Luncheon, 11 a.m. Feb. 20; retired Air Force Col. Richard Graham will speak on The SR-71 Blackbird An Engineering Marvel; cost, $12; RSVP to 631-7049 by noon Friday.

Public programs

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

Vicksburg Senior Center Tuesday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street Community Center; 9:30, beginner/intermediate bridge; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., dulcimer class.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group 2 until 3 p.m. today at River Region West in the cafeteria; 619-3192.

Public Library Tuesday, preschool story time and Valentine’s Day party; Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., preschool story time and art project with Lottie Walker; 3:30 p.m., after-school arts and crafts.

Vicksburg Art Association 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, All Saints’ Episcopal School library; artist Garrett Wallace will be the presenter.

Hawkins United Methodist Church Preschool Registration Openings available for ages one through four years; must be appropriate age by Sept. 1; 636-7051 or 638-3685 for information.

Fibromyalgia Support Group 10 a.m. until noon Tuesday at St. Thomas Hall on St. Dominic’s North Campus and from noon until 1 p.m. at the Baptist Healthplex in Clinton; Joyce Brown, 866-2278.

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

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

Support Group for Families of Autistic Children 7 p.m. Tuesday at Warren Central Junior High; Regina Jeffers, 638-4642 or Patti Robinson, 636-8570.

American Red Cross Adult CPR, First Aid and Preventing Disease Transmission class; 8:30 a.m. Thursday; sponsored by the Vicksburg Area Chapter; 636-9182 for reservations.

Free tax preparation The local chapter of AARP will provide free tax preparation for the indigent and elderly from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesdays through April 9 at the Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library. Returns may be submitted by mail or e-mail; 437-8592 or 638-3422.

Annual Lebanese Dinner 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. and 5 until 7 p.m. Feb. 24 at St. George Antiochian Orthodox Church; tickets are $8; takeouts available; call 636-2483 for tickets.

Mardi Gras Parade 2:30 p.m. March 1 in downtown Vicksburg; call the Main Street Program office, 634-4527 if interested in forming a krewe.


House of Peace Worship Prayer service, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday followed by Bible class at 6 at the church, 1903 Mission 66, Suite One; Linda Sweezer is pastor.

Bethlehem M.B. Bible class, 6 until 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 3055 North Washington St.; the Rev. David Brown Jr. is instructor.

Crawford Street United Methodist The Gloria Singers from Moscow, Russia, will present a concert at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the church.

Grove Street Mid-month communion service and ordination service for evangelist Bonnie Jordan, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday; the Rev. Casey Fisher will speak.

Mount Pisgah Baptist Church Business meeting, 6 p.m. Thursday at the church, 1519 Lummie St.; the Rev. D.J. Redden Sr. is pastor.