2/28/03

Published 12:00 am Monday, March 3, 2003

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Clubs

Vicksburg High Class of 1983 5 tonight at LD’s Kitchen; all are asked to attend; Gwendolyn Appleby, 661-0870.

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Vicksburg-Warren Alcorn Alumni Chapter 7 tonight at Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.

FlyLady.net Flyers 11 a.m. Saturday at Shoney’s; wear purple shirts and bring dusters.

Reunite Social and Civic Club Dance; Saturday, 9 p.m. until at “The Hut;” $3 admission.

Port Gibson High School Class of 1988 Reunion planning meeting, 3 p.m. Sunday at the Claiborne County Courthouse; Joyce Blue, 631-0440.

American Legion Post and Unit 213 Black heritage program, 3:30 p.m. Sunday at “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; Tillman Whitley will speak.

Letitia Street Reunion Meeting, 4 p.m. Sunday at LD’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry St.; fund-raiser planning; Brenda Brown, 638-5918; Annie Parson-Wilson, 661-0536; Naomi Fountain Smith, 630-9893.

River City BPW 6 p.m. Monday at Piccadilly; a representative from River Region will discuss medical costs.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; committee meetings.

Public programs

Learning Garden Preschool Oakland Baptist Church; registration for summer session and preregistration for 2003-04 school year; limited class space; for ages 6 weeks to 5 years; call the church, 638-6724 or Jill Marr, 636-6759 for information or to schedule a tour.

Short Attention Span Theater Meal at 6 and show at 7 tonight and Saturday at The Daily Grind, 1101 Washington St.; presented by the Back Alley Players.

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

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

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

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.

Fish and Chicken Dinner Saturday, 10 a.m. until; 1401 Hays St., apartment D; call 638-7625 or 634-8716 to order or 636-8799 for deliveries; sponsored by Alice Blackmore for Christian Home Mother Board.

Spring Baseball Try-Outs 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at Halls Ferry Park; make-up session from 5-6 p.m. March 3 at Halls Ferry Park; all players ages 7-15 are required to participate in one try-out; Darrell Evans, 636-5838, Bob Fitzgerald, 638-3280, or Betty Chiles, 634-4514, for information.

RIF Workshop 10 a.m. Saturday at Rolling Acres Community Center; sponsored by Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority; presenters will be the Ivyettes Girls Club; free books and refreshments.

Adopt-A-Thon 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday at Fins, Feathers and Fur on the Frontage Road; sponsored by the Vicksburg-Warren Humane Society.

Vicksburg Girls Softball Association Try-outs, March 1, 8 and 15; registration cut-off, March 17; draft, March 18 and 20; all day.

Demystifying Social Security Disability 2 p.m. Saturday at Baptist Medical Center, 1225 N. State St. in Jackson; opened to those interested in lupus or disability issues; 601-366-6555 or 800-866-9606.

Mardi Gras Masked Ball For the Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation; 8 p.m. until midnight Saturday at the Vicksburg Convention Center; reservations available; black-tie optional; 636-5010 for information.

Financial Peace University Bible based, personal finance program; registration and orientation, 4 p.m. Sunday at the Church of the Holy Trinity; Shelia Katzenmeyer, 636-0650 for information.

AARP Safe Driving Course 5 until 9 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday at the United Way of West Central Mississippi building, 920 South St.; $10 for class; Beverly Connelly, 636-9182.

Vicksburg Art Association Wood Sculpture Workshop March 14-16, Old Constitution Firehouse; featured artist will be Ron Koehler of Delta State University; cost is $50; Brenda Neumann, 638-8426 or Janet Akers, 638-5022 for reservations or information.

YMCA Spring Break Camp Registration going on now for kindergarten through sixth grade; camp runs from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. March 10-14; snacks provided; call Purks YMCA, 638-1071 for information.

Churches

Greater Mount Zion Revival/prayer meeting, 6 tonight; 907 Farmer St.; the Rev. E.E. Gibbs is pastor.

Pleasant Valley Choir rehearsal, 5:30 tonight; 2585 North Washington St.

King David No. 1 M.B. Church meeting, 2 p.m. Saturday; 2719 Letitia St.; all members are urged to attend.

Mount Zion No. 1 M.B. Ladies Auxiliary breakfast meeting, 10 a.m. Saturday; 920 Fifth North St.; all members are asked to attend; J.B. Johnson, 638-1832.

Shiloh M.B. Youth Day meeting, 5 p.m. Saturday; 920 Green St.; 630-0367; Dr. Willie J. Jones is pastor.

Benefits

Bake Sale 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday at Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church; sponsored by the Gibson Memorial/Denver Broncos; proceeds will go toward the American Cancer Society/Relay for Life.