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2/19/03

We welcome your items for the Community Calendar. Submit items by postal service (P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182), e-mail (newsreleases@vicksburgpost.com), fax (634-0897), delivered in person to 1601-F N. Frontage Road, or by calling 636-4545 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. If corresponding by fax, mail or e-mail, be sure to include your name and phone number.

Clubs

Overeaters Anonymous 6 until 7 tonight at Bowmar Baptist, Highway 61 South; no diets, dues or weigh-ins; 638-0011.

Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club Officer of the Year awards banquet, 7 tonight; guest speaker will be Joyce Flaggs.

Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday at Shoney’s; Paige Cothren, writer and humorist, will speak.

Vicksburg Toastmasters Club 2052 Noon Thursday; Martha Chieply, 634-5820, or Stephen Spangler, 634-3104.

Sons of the American Revolution Dinner meeting, 6 p.m. Thursday at Duff Green Mansion; members, prospective members and spouses/dates are invited; Bob Bell, 636-5560, or Ridges@digitalmantra.com.

Warren County Homemaker Volunteers Annual awards banquet, 11 a.m. Friday at Maxwell’s; Beverly Maddox, area leadership development agent, will be the guest speaker; Barbary Burns, Bowmar Elementary School principal, will provide the music; Ardiss Marshall, 638-2503 (leave message).

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Thursday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street Community Center; 9, chair exercises, senior style; 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.

Ready to Learn Workshop For parents and caregivers; 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at Warren County Extension Office, 1100E Grove St.; Lynette Fleming, Family Children Services, 636-1597 or 636-1692 to register.

Fish and Chicken Dinners Friday, beginning at 10 a.m., $5 per plate; sponsored by the Missionary Society of Rose Hill M.B. Church; 638-7760 or 629-9742 for orders.

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

Della’s Delight Fourth Anniversary Free food from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday.

Adopt-A-Thon 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday at Pemberton Square Cinema 4, in front of ticket window; sponsored by the Vicksburg-Warren Humane Society.

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

Community First Aid River Region Medical Center; 619-3192 or 631-3191; class held per request.

Churches

Cool Spring M.B. Revival, 7 tonight through Friday.

Bethlehem M.B. Bible class, 6-7 tonight with the Rev. David Brown Jr., instructor; choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. Thursday with Kevin Winters and L.C. Dotson, musicians.

Living Water Christian Fellowship Betty Love from Laurel will be the guest speaker at 7 tonight at the church, 2075 Culkin Road; the Rev. Doyle Moulder is pastor.

Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 6 tonight, residents of the North Washington Street area are eligible; must provide verification of income, Social Security cards and utility bill; Bible class, 6:30 tonight; meeting with architect, 6 p.m. Feb. 27.

New Mount Pilgrim Baptist Business meeting Saturday; 1 p.m. for pastor and deacons and 4 for members; the Rev. Henry J. Williams is pastor.

“The Life and Legacy of Beah Richards” Black history program; 3 p.m. Saturday at King David No. 1 M.B., 2719 Letitia Street.

Shiloh M.B. Black history program, 6 p.m. Saturday; 920 Meadow St.; Dr. Willie J. Jones is pastor.

New Rock of Ages M.B. Black history program, 6 p.m. Saturday; sponsored by the Youth Department and Senior Choir; Dr. M.R. Reed Sr. is pastor.

Triumph Focus Ministry’s Coffee House; 7-11 p.m. Saturday; live jazz band; no admission.

“Heaven’s Gates and Hell’s Flames” 7 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at Southside Baptist, 965 Fisher Ferry Road; Michelle Thomason, 636-0047.