Published 12:00 am Monday, March 17, 2003

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Rosa A. Temple Class of 1963 Meeting, 5 p.m. today; Patricia A. Segrest, 636-7348 or Johnny Davis, 634-6879.

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AARP Will not meet at Chamber but will go to Jackson at 10 a.m. Tuesday to speak with legislators.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; Connie Davis will speak on miracles.

Storehouse Community Food Pantry 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at United Way Office, 920 South St.; 636-1733.

Lions Noon Wednesday at Maxwell’s; John Paris of May and Company will discuss taxes.

Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday at Shoney’s; Jeff Jernigan with Journey of Hope will speak.

Society of American Military Engineers Vicksburg Post; lunch, 11:30 a.m., and program, noon Thursday at Maxwell’s; Keith Harkins of the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality will speak; $10 per person; 631-7695 to RSVP by noon Wednesday.

Sons of the American Revolution 6:30 p.m. each third Thursday at Duff Green Mansion; Bob Bell, 636-5560 or ridges@digitalmantra.com.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Cente r Tuesday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street Community Center; 9:30, beginner/intermediate bridge; 10, disaster planning with Red Cross with Beverly Connelly; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., dulcimer class.

Gospel Spring Fest 6 tonight at Davidson High School Auditorium in St. Joseph; The Williams Brothers, Tensas Community Praise Group, Shelia Clark and Patricia B. Williams will all present music; tickets are $12; Thelma Snowden, 318-749-0498; sponsored by the supporters of the class of 2003.

Chamber Music 101 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation Elementary School building, use the Adams Street entrance; directed by Dr. Jay Dean, director of orchestral and opera activities at USM; $10 per person; Beth, bhh@southernculture.org, Lisa, or 631-2997 to make a reservation.

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

Parent Nigh t 4-6 p.m. Thursday at Vicksburg High School; parents are asked to come to review and sign student’s CEP folder and pick up report cards.

Jackson Neuropathy Association Support Group General discussion, 5 p.m. Thursday at St. James Episcopal Church, 3921 Oak Ridge Drive in Jackson; 956-5217 or 956-5573.

Dog Obedience Class Registration, 7 p.m. March 24 at City Park Pavilion; for preregistration and information, call 634-0199 or 638-8592.

American Cancer Society Warren County Relay for Life, 7 p.m. until 7 a.m., April 4-5 at Warren Central High School; Naomi Boswell, chairman, 683-5816 or 1-800-ACS-2345.

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.

Great American Cleanup Volunteers sought for the April 26 cleanup; to participate, call KVWB, 636-4048 or e-mail, kvwb@vicksburg.com; sponsored by Keep Vicksburg-Warren Beautiful.

Diabetes Education Classes Group and individual at River Region West; call for times, 619-3609.


Fox Family Gospel Group 7 p.m. Tuesday, First Church of the Nazarene, 3428 Wisconsin Ave.; 634-0082.


Aron Shiers Concert 7 p.m. Tuesday in the United Way Building, South Street entrance; concert is free; special guests will include students from the University of New Hampshire; to benefit the Warren County Habitat for Humanity.