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Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; guest speaker will be Penny Burnett, River 101.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Camille Atwood of the United Way Food Pantry will speak.

TRIAD 2 p.m. Wednesday in the Board Room at City Hall Annex; Assistant Attorney General Mollie Miller will speak on the updates of Adults Vulnerable Act progress and cases.

Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday at Shoney’s; Pam Mayfield of Mississippi Home Health will speak.

VHS Class of 1993 Reunion, May 30-31; Amy Armstrong, asarmstrongmd@yahoo.com or (251) 625-3447.

Vicksburg Coin Club 7 p.m. Thursday at Vicksburg Clinic conference room.

Public programs

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

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

Community CPR 5 until 8 p.m. Tuesday in the conference room at The Street Clinic; 619-3192 to enroll.

Overeaters Anonymous 6 until 7 p.m. Wednesday in Room 206-C, Bowmar Baptist Church, U.S. 61 South; 638-0011; no diets, dues or weigh-ins.

Violence and Drug Prevention Volunteer Training 1 p.m. Thursday at the Child Abuse Prevention Center; 634-0557.

Understanding Social Security 1:30 p.m. Thursday at the Madison Parish Extension Office; Irma Lindsey, administrator of local Social Security, will speak on the changes; Berteal Rogers, 318-574-2465.

“Songs From the Soul” Dinner theater, 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Masonic Temple, 1072 John R. Lynch St. in Jackson; $10 per person, 601-462-6610 for tickets; sponsored by the Maddrama Theater Company.

Homebuyer Education Workshop 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. (with an hour for lunch) Saturday at the Warren County Extension Service conference room, 1100-C Grove St.; limited space; Leona Stringer, 634-4520, for information or to register.

Catfish Dinner Saturday, 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. and 5 until 7, $6 per plate; sponsored by Warren Central High School Big Band Boosters; carry-out only at Band Hall; call Joe Tom, 638-8180 for tickets.

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.

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

Crawford Street Play School Registration for 2003-2004 schoolyear; openings available in classes 2, 3 and 4; 636-5612 or 638-7397.


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

St. Paul and St. Michael Blessed Virgin Mary Sodality 3 p.m. Thursday at Southern Cultural Heritage Complex (Adams Street entrance); all members asked to attend.

Immortal 2003 Mason Betha (formerly known as the artist “Mase”) will speak Thursday at Thalia Mara Hall in the City Auditorium, 255 East Pascagoula St., Jackson; doors open at 6 p.m., service begins at 7; call 1-877-477-7263 for information or reservations; sponsored by S.A.N.E. Church International.