Published 12:00 am Monday, April 14, 2003

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NAACP Executive Board meeting, 6 tonight; 902 China St., members urged to attend; meeting, 7 p.m.; all welcome.

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VFW Post 2572 7 tonight; nominations for new officers; dinner.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1968 7 tonight at King Solomon Baptist Church hall; all classmates invited.

American Legion Auxiliary Regular business meeting, 7 tonight at Post Home, 1618 Main St.

VFW Post 10734 7 tonight at the Post home; nominations for new officers.

AARP 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Chamber of Commerce; Sidney Smith, planning specialist, will speak.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker will be Marshall Upton, manager for the Mississippi Mudcats.

Vicksburg Beta Chapter Noon Tuesday at Piccadilly; Karen Gough, artist, will speak and give demonstration.

Lions Noon Wednesday at Maxwell’s; Sam Price will speak on the Civil War’s Mechanicsburg Corridor.

Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday at Shoney’s; Jim Bell will speak on the Boy Scouts; everyone is welcome.

Public programs

Warren Central Meeting for 6th-Graders 6-7 tonight at Warren Central Junior High School gymnasium; for those who will be in seventh grade at WCJHS during the 2003-2004 school year.

Public Library Tuesday: 10:30 a.m., preschool story time and an Easter party; Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., preschool story time and a craft; 3:30 p.m., after school arts and crafts; Thursday: 10:30 a.m., staff from the Child Abuse Prevention Center will read stories and host an art project in observance of Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Make-A-Wish Foundation Volunteer Luncheon Noon-1 p.m. Tuesday in the community room at Pemberton Square mall; reservations needed by April 21 to Lynn Conerly, 800-819-4072; orientation session, 11:45 until noon for those interested in becoming a new volunteer; no charge to attend.

Scholarships Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club sponsoring scholarships for high school students; applications available in counselor offices; must be completed and returned to counselors by Tuesday; Theresa Williams, 636-2588.

Stroke Support Group 6-7 p.m. Tuesday at River Region West in the cafeteria; 619-3192.

Prostate Cancer Support Group 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday at River Region West in the Education Conference Room; 619-3192.

Gabriel Faure’s “Requiem” 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Church of the Holy Trinity, 900 South St.; Dr. Rolland Shaw is director; free admission, donations welcome; presented by the Vicksburg Chamber Choir; Dan Twedt, 629-6605.

Lifeguard Challenge Class 9 a.m. April 19 at the new YMCA, 267 YMCA Place; $15 per person; 636-9182; sponsored by the Red Cross.

Group Bicycle Rides Wednesday and Friday evenings and Sunday afternoons; contact Damon Jacoby at The Broken Spoke Bicycle Shop, 631-0082, or Scott Somershoe, 868-0101, for details.

River City Blues Museum Volunteer applications are being accepted at the museum, 821 Clay St.; 883-0540 or www.vicksburgblues.org for information.

The Learning Garden at Oakland Baptist Church Now registering for summer session and preregistering for fall; infants and preschoolers ages 6 weeks to 5 years; space is limited; call the church, 638-6724, or Jill Marr, 636-6759, for information or a tour; computers, Spanish, science, math, Bible and phonics are offered.


Greater Mount Lebanon M.B. Revival, 7 tonight through Friday, 339 Alpine St.; Dr. Archie Hicks from Tyler, Texas, is the guest speaker; Larry D. Clark is pastor.

King Solomon M.B. Spring revival, 7 tonight through Friday, 1401 Farmer St.; guest speakers include the Revs. Leonard Walker, Anthony Buck, Robert Green, James Gates and Will Moffett.

Travelers Rest Baptist “A Week of Sacrifice,” 7:15 p.m. Wednesday through Friday; guest speakers include the Revs. James Bowman, Gerald Newell and Samuel Alexander.