Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 12, 2003

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Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday at Shoney’s; Wayne Stroupe from ERDC will be the speaker; public welcome.

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

United Daughters of the Confederacy Vicksburg Chapter No. 77; 2 p.m. Thursday at Piccadilly; Edith Ziegler will present the program.

Tougaloo College Alumni Association Friday’s meeting has been rescheduled for April 4; 218-3577 for more information.

Ivyettes Girls Club 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Rolling Acres Community Center; will work on Easter project.

Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Saturday: Dogwood Run, 10:30 a.m. at Wal-Mart, will cruise down Natchez Trace to Coles Creek for picnic; Super Cruise, 6:30 p.m. at Bumpers; 636-2720.

Broadwater Lodge No. 55 6 p.m. Saturday at Masonic Hall; all Prince Hall Masons are welcome; dress is casual.

Letitia Street Reunion Dance Saturday: 9 p.m. until 2 a.m. at “The Hut,” 1618 Main Street; Richard Clark is DJ; $2 for tickets, $3 at door; Brenda Brown, 638-5918.

WCHS Class of 1983 20th year reunion, June 13-14; Allison Fleming, 636-5458 or afleming@canufly.net; Rusty Fuller, 634-0783, Rusty.Fuller@riverregion.com or rudfuller@hotmail.com; Kim Saxon Alexander, 634-6461 or kalexander@vicksburgpost.com.

Public programs

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

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.

Overeaters Anonymous 6-7 tonight at Bowmar Baptist, room 206-C; no diets, dues or weigh-ins; 638-0011.

CPR Class Adult, infant and child; 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Chapter House, 908 Cherry St.; 636-9182 for reservations; sponsored by the Vicksburg Area Chapter of the American Red Cross.

Wood Sculpture Workshop Friday-Sunday, Old Constitution Firehouse; featured artist will be Ron Koehler of Delta State University; cost is $50; sponsored by Vicksburg Art Association; Brenda Neumann, 638-8426 or Janet Akers, 638-5022.

Spring Fling 2003 3-6 p.m. Friday at City Park Pavilion; for high school students; admission is free; sponsored by the City of Vicksburg.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” Shelter Drive off Mount Alban Road; 7-10 p.m. Friday, music by the Wild Bunch; Saturday, music by Old Habits.

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

Community Day 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Pemberton Square mall; organizations will showcase community involvement, provide information on purposes, projects; 634-0823.

Blood Drive 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Pemberton Square mall in the vacant room next to Payless Shoes; sponsored by United Blood Services and Pemberton Square mall.

Adopt-A-Thon 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday at Pemberton Square, Cinema 4; 636-6631 or www.vwhumanesociety.com.

Obesity Surgery Support Group Saturday: 3 p.m., support meeting for those who have undergone surgery; 5 p.m., educational meeting for those interested in surgery; River Region Medical Center Education Conference Room; 619-3192.

Travelers Rest Christian Academy Fall registration will begin March 17; applications available at the school, 718 Bowmar Ave., or by calling 636-3712.


Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 7 tonight at the church’s multi-purpose building, 2869 N. Washington; open to residents of north Washington Street area; verification of income, Social Security cards and a utility bill are required.

Hopewell Baptist Revival, 6:30 tonight-Friday, 5336 Highway 61 South; the Rev. J.D. Cooper will speak.

Grove Street M.B. Mid-month communion service; 7:30 tonight, 2015 Grove St.; the Rev. Raymond Smith will speak; the Rev. Casey Fisher is pastor.

Grove Street M.B. Spring Break celebration, 6-8 p.m. Thursday at Big Wheelie Skating Rink; students are invited; the Rev. Casey Fisher is pastor.

Belmont M.B. Youth conference, 7 p.m. Thursday and sleepover, 7 p.m. Friday until 10 a.m. Saturday; 4446 Charlie Brown Road in Utica; David B. Horton Jr. of Followers of Christ Ministry will speak; children of all ages are welcome; Phillip Burks is pastor.

Warren County Baptist Sunday School Convention Thursday-Friday at the E.D. Straughter Baptist Memorial Center, 1411 Martin L. King Jr. St.; Albert Squire is president.

Lenten Fine Arts Series 2003 Klasinc and Loncar, classical guitar duo and faculty members at William Carey College, 12:05 p.m. Friday at the Church of the Holy Trinity.

Shiloh Primitive Baptist Services, 7 p.m. Friday, 10:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday; Elder John Tidwell, former pastor, will speak.

King Solomon M.B. Business meeting, 3 p.m. Saturday; all members are asked to attend.

Ministers in Concert Program Gospel music and fellowship, 6 p.m. Saturday at Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church, 907 Farmer St.; the Rev. Edmond Gibbs, 638-8326.

“Men and Women of the Bible” 6 p.m. Saturday at Shiloh M.B. Church, 920 Green Street; guest speakers include the Rev. Jerry Collier, Ray Coleman and others; Dr. Willie J. Jones is host pastor.


Fish Fry 11 a.m. until 2 and 5-9 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday at Clover Valley M.B. Church, Highway 27 South; $5 per plate; call 636-6375 for orders; will deliver for five or more plates; sponsored by the Usher Board; proceeds will benefit church activities.

Rummage Sale 8 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at Tyson Foods Inc., Flowers exit 15; proceeds will go to the American Heart Association.

Car Wash 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. Thursday at Rainbow Casino; proceeds will go to the American Heart Association.