4/29/03

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 29, 2003

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Clubs

Lions No meeting Wednesday.

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Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday at Shoney’s; Jim Chaney, attorney for Vicksburg Warren School Board will speak on school law-related matters; Pat Simrall, 634-8363; public welcome.

Daughters of the American Revolution 5:30 p.m. Thursday at Piccadilly; Joseph Gerache will speak on the Civil War period.

John C. Pemberton Camp of Sons of Confederate Veterans Thursday’s meeting has been rescheduled for May 8.

Army-Navy Club Monthly steak dinner, 7 p.m. Thursday at the clubhouse.

VFW 10734 Monthly meeting, 7 p.m. Monday; post home, Indiana Avenue.

VAMP Vicksburg Association of Marketing Professionals, noon May 6; Ameristar third floor; speaker, artist Wyatt Waters of Clinton.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Wednesday: 9-noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises, senior style; 1 p.m., bingo; 2:30, open-play dominoes.

Public Library Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. preschool story time and a craft; 3:30 p.m., after school arts and crafts.

National Day of Prayer A prayer breakfast will be at 7 a.m. Thursday at Battlefield Inn, $6.15 per person; Sheriff Martin Pace will be the guest speaker; 634-8701 for reservations; deadline for reservations will be noon Wednesday; prayer will be held at 10 locations around Vicksburg, 12:15-12:45 p.m.

Basketball Game Warren-Yazoo Mental Health staff vs. Wal-Mart SuperCenter staff, 7-9 p.m. Thursday at Vicksburg Junior High School gym; $1 for adults and 50 cents for children; refreshments, entertainment and door prizes available.

Biotechnology and Agriculture Seminar 1:15-3:15 p.m. Friday at Vicksburg Hinds Community College auditorium; 629-6852.

Humanities Lecture Series 7 p.m. Friday at Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation; Charles Riles will be the guest speaker.

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

Community Health Fair 8 a.m. until noon Saturday at Pemberton Square mall; blood pressure, hearing, bone density, prostate, eye, heartburn and stroke screening and more; Debbie Hoover, 619-4201.

Adult, Child and Infant CPR 9 a.m. Saturday at the Red Cross building, 908 Cherry St.; $25 per person; 636-9182; sponsored by the American Red Cross.

Postal carrier food drive The annual drive for non-perishable food items in Warren County will be May 10; food should be left near mailboxes or taken to the post office on Pemberton Boulevard; food will go to local churches and agencies for the poor.

Narcotics Anonymous 8 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday at Good Shepherd Community Center, 629 Cherry St.; daytime, Alvin J., 661-7646 or 629-1178, evening, Jackie, 638-8456 or 415-3345.

Churches

King David No. 1 M.B. Prayer meeting, 6 tonight through Friday, 2719 Letitia St.

Calvary Baptist Spring revival, 7 tonight through Thursday, 406 Kline St.; the Rev. J.A. Sills of Greenville is the guest speaker; the Rev. R.T. Strong is host pastor.

Mount Olive Baptist Revival, 7 tonight through Friday, 1925 Baldwin Ferry; the Rev. Leonard Walker is the guest speaker; the Rev. Leon Nelson Jr. is pastor.

Mount Pisgah Baptist Revival, 7 tonight through Friday, 1519 Lummie St.; the Rev. D.L. Redden Sr. is pastor.

2nd Anniversary Celebration for Jimmy Cotton 6 p.m. Saturday at New Rock of Ages M.B. Church, 2944 Valley St.; special guests include the Rev. Bryant Johnson and the Heavenly Star Mass Choir, LaVon Dawson and the Gospel Harmonettes, Dorothy McClung-Lewis, The Brown Sisters and many more.

Bovina United Methodist Garage sale, 8 a.m. until noon Saturday in the parking lot, 70 Bovina Drive; will be held indoors in case of rain.

Benefits

May Charity Sale Saturday at McRae’s Vicksburg; tickets are $5 per person, available at the door; proceeds from ticket sales to benefit non-profit organizations.

Yard Sale 7:30 a.m. until noon Saturday at Porters Chapel United Methodist Church, 200 Porters Chapel Road; proceeds to benefit the youth group; Karen Jones, 619-2952.

Rummage Sale 7-11 a.m. Saturday at First Methodist Protestant in the parking lot, 510 Porters Chapel Road; proceeds to benefit the renovation of the kitchen.

Barbecue Chicken Plate Sale 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at Oak Ridge Community Center; $5 for adults and $3.50 for children.