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3/04/03

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

Rosa A. Temple High School Class of 1963 4:30 p.m. today; Patricia A. Segrest, 636-7348, or Johnny Davis, 634-6879.

Warren County Girl Scouts Service unit meeting, 7 tonight at St. Michael’s Church.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Johnny Price, Warren County judge and youth court judge, will speak.

DAR 11 a.m. Thursday at Piccadilly; Lynn Breeden will present the program on children of the revolution.

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

Sons of Confederate Veterans John C. Pemberton Camp; 6 p.m. Thursday Masonic Lodge on Cain Ridge Road; Charles Riles will speak on Soldiers’ Rest at Cedar Hills Cemetery; public invited.

Army/Navy Club Monthly steak dinner, 7 p.m. Thursday at the club house.

Woodmen of the World 6 p.m. Friday at Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department on Goodrum Road; all members are asked to attend; 638-2495.

Public programs

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

First Presbyterian Preschool and Kindergarten Accepting applications for the 2003-2004 school year; call Jennifer, 636-1288 or 638-1723, for information or a tour.

Community First Aid River Region Medical Center; 619-3192 or 631-3191.

Vicksburg Senior Center Wednesday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street Community Center; 9-noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises, senior style; 1 p.m., rook, playing cards and dominoes.

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

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

Diabetes Support Group 6 until 7 tonight at River Region West in the cafeteria; Sharon Coney, R.Ph., will speak; 619-3610.

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

Overeaters Anonymous 6 until 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bowmar Baptist Church in room 206 C; no diets, dues or weigh-ins; 638-0011.

Blood Drive Thursday, 9 a.m. until 7 p.m. at River Region Medical Center in conference rooms C and D and in the bloodmobile at River Region West from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m.

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

Oak Ridge Opry 7 until 10 p.m. Friday at the Oak Ridge Community Center, music by the Wright Road Band; hamburgers and drinks for sale; donations accepted.

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

Final Spring Baseball Try-Outs 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Saturday at Halls Ferry Park; players ages 7-15 are required to participate in a try-out to be eligible to play; Darrell Evans, 636-5838, Bob Fitzgerald, 638-3280 or Betty Chiles, 634-4514; sponsored by the Vicksburg Baseball Association.

Starting and Operating a Small Business Seminar 10 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Hinds Community College auditorium; $15 registration fee; 638-7414 or 638-8271; sponsored by the Association of Government Accountants.

Diabetes and African-Americans Workshop 1 p.m. Saturday at the Vicksburg Public Library; refreshments will be served; Hilda White, 636-7674; sponsored by Nu Kappa Zeta Chapter.

Great American Cleanup Volunteers sought for April 26; contact Keep Vicksburg-Warren Beautiful, 636-4048 or kvwb@vicksburg.com to participate.

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

American Red Cross The Vicksburg Area Chapter will sell MASH BASH tickets, T-shirts and raffle tickets for a shopping spree at the Vicksburg Factory Outlets 1-3 p.m. Saturday and March 15; proceeds will benefit local victims of disasters.