Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 19, 2003

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

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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.

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

Vicksburg Benevolent Homecoming Club 7 p.m. Thursday at the Powell home, 104 Strothers Drive; refreshments available.

Vicksburg-Warren Alcorn Alumni Chapter 7 p.m. Friday at Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.

Delta Kappa Gamma 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Beechwood.

Public programs

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.

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

Parent Night 4-6 p.m. Thursday at Vicksburg High School; parents are asked to review and sign student’s CEP folder and pick up report cards.

Clay busts workshop Thursday and March 27, April 3 and April 10 at Old Constitution Firehouse; led by James Smithhart of All Saints’ Episcopal School and sponsored by Vicksburg Art Association; $50; Brenda Neumann, 638-8426 or Janet Akers, 638-5022 for information or reservations.

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.

Celebrate Recovery Program A Christ-centered 12-step program; Thursday: 7-8:30 p.m. at Keystone Ministries, 1702 Court Street; Monday: 6:30-8 p.m. at Beacon Fellowship, 1901 North Frontage Road (Executive Plaza), Suite 2; 636-8787.

Bagwell Antiques Show and Sale 10 a.m. until 7 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday and noon until 5 p.m. Sunday at the Mississippi Trade Mart Building on the State Fairgrounds; admission is $4 with return privilege.

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

Adopt-A-Thon 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Pemberton Square Cinema 4, outside the ticket window; sponsored by the Vicksburg-Warren Humane Society.

AARP Safe Driving Program 12:30 until 4:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday at River Region Medical Center; Bob Walters, 638-4725.

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

Scholarships for High School Seniors Applications are available in the high school counselor’s office or from the senior level English teachers; the deadline is April 15; sponsored by the Vicksburg-Warren Alcorn Alumni Chapter; Dennis Taylor, 661-5208 or Walter T. Sheriff, 638-7812.


Fellowship Week 7 tonight through Friday at New Mount Elem Church; the Rev. Willie Jones, pastor of Shiloh M.B. Church, will be the guest speaker; the Rev. Leonard Walker is pastor.

Bethlehem M.B. Choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Saturday, 3055 North Washington St.; Kevin Winters and L.C. Dotson are musicians.

Lenten Fine Arts Series 2003 12:05 p.m. Friday at the Church of the Holy Trinity; Chamber Trio Plays Bach to Now with Darcie Bishop, principal trumpeter, Mississippi Symphony Orchestra, Clarissa Davis, soprano and Dorothy Brasfield, organist.

Appreciation Service for Linda Sweezer 2 p.m. Saturday at the House of Peace Worship Church, 707 Pierce St.


Bake Sale 10:30 a.m. Saturday at the Vicksburg Factory Outlets; will benefit the American Cancer Society.