Published 12:00 am Friday, May 2, 2003

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Delta Kappa Gamma 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Beechwood School.

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Woodmen of the World 6 tonight at Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department on Goodrum Road; potluck supper to follow; 638-2495.

Port Gibson High School Class of 1988 Final reunion planning meeting, 4 p.m. Saturday at the home of Mary Scutter, 1304 Vine St., Port Gibson.

Class of 1973 North, South and Warren Central high schools, reunion meeting, 5:30 p.m. Saturday, 919 Wabash Ave.; 634-8565.

Redbone Cemetery Association 3 p.m. Sunday at Redbone United Methodist Church.

Letitia Street Reunion Meeting, 4 p.m. Sunday at LD’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry St.

Rosa A. Temple High School Class of 1963 5:30 p.m. Monday; Patricia Segrest, 636-7348 or Johnny Davis, 634-6879.

River City BPW 6 p.m. Monday at Piccadilly; Nancy Askins, BPW Mississippi president-elect, will be the speaker.

WCHS Class of 1983 Reunion fees are due and should be mailed to Class of 1983 Reunion, 118 Nicholas St., Vicksburg; $55/ couple and $35/ single.

Public programs

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

Beautillion Beaus meet at 6, belles at 7 and mothers, escorts and all others meet at 8 tonight at City Auditorium; sponsored by AKA Sorority.

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

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

Dance Party Ballroom, Latin and Swing; 8-10 tonight 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.

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

23rd Annual Alcorn State University Jazz Festival Saturday at the Vicksburg Convention Center; activities begin at 10 a.m. with various school jazz ensembles; a Jazz educators group begins at 7 p.m. and a concert featuring Jazz legends, Randy Brecker, Jimmy Heath, Curtis Fuller, Mulgrew Miller, Terri Lyne Carrington and Ray Drummond, begins at 8; all performances and workshops are free; Dr. David Miller, 877-3963.

Lupus Foundation of Mississippi Support Group 2 p.m. Saturday at Baptist Medical Center, 1225 N. State St., Jackson; open to those interested in lupus information and support; 366-5655 or 800-866-9606.

Breast Cancer Support Group 6-7 p.m. Monday at River Region West in the administrative conference room; 619-3526.

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.

Kindermusik Summer Camp Registration, now through May 15; camp is for children ages 18 months to 7 years at First Baptist Church during the month of July; activities include singing, dancing, playing instruments, games, arts, crafts and snacks; Julie Albritton, 630-9265.

Community First Aid River Region Medical Center; class held per request; 619-3192 or 631-3191.


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

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

Wayside Apostolic Church of Deliverance Revival, 7:30 tonight, 4615 Halls Ferry Road; guest speaker will be R.V. Garth of Alabama; Frank Allen is pastor; 636-4505 or 638-4654.

Pleasant Valley Choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. today.

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.

Vicksburg Church of God Garage sale, 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday in the Family Life Center; miscellaneous items, breakfast foods, cookies, coffee and cold drinks.

Mount Zion No. 1 M.B. Ladies auxiliary, 10 a.m. Saturday, 925 North St.; breakfast will be served; J.B. Johnson, 638-1832.

Mount Givens M.B. Business meeting, noon Saturday; all members urged to attend.

Vicksburg Alumni of Mississippi Baptist Seminary 18th year homecoming, 7 p.m. Saturday at Bingham Memorial Baptist Church; the Rev. Glen Turner will be the guest speaker and the Cedar Grove Baptist Church Choir will provide the music.


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.

Catfish Dinners 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at American Legion, “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; sponsored by the Rosa A. Temple High School Class of 1968; dinners are $5 and proceeds will go towards the scholarship fund.