Published 12:00 am Monday, May 12, 2003

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VFW 10734 Monthly meeting, 7 tonight; post home, Indiana Avenue.

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Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Work meeting, 6 tonight at Al Mashburn’s; www.vicksburgcruisers.com or 636-2720.

Vicksburg Genealogical Society 6:30 tonight, Piccadilly; speaker, Tony Dardeau; Bobbie Edwards, 638-0744.

NAACP 7 tonight, 902 China St.; members urged to attend; executive board meeting, 6 p.m.; chairmen should be present.

Temple Class of 1968 Reunion meeting, 7 tonight; Frank James’ home, 7629 Halls Ferry Road; final reports for fish fry, reunion fees are due.

Alpha Chapter of PAK Installation of officers, 11:30 a.m. Tuesday; Piccadilly.

Lions Annual fish fry; noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s.

American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213 8 p.m. Tuesday, 1618 Main St.; refreshments served.

Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoneys; public welcome; Herb Wilkinson, executive director of YMCA, will speak.

Society of American Military Engineers Noon Thursday, Maxwell’s; James Mooney to speak on archeological mitigation for Coahoma Welcome Center; 631-7695; reservations due by noon Wednesday.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., beginner/intermediate bridge; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., dulcimer class.

Community Prayer Breakfast 7 a.m. Tuesday; Vicksburg Convention Center; speaker, Frank Melton, director of the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics; $10; tickets available through Kiwanis members or by calling Bob Bell, 636-5560.

Blood Drive 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Tuesday, Vicksburg Trace Haven in the MBS Donor Coach; identification required.

Public Library Tuesday and Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., preschool story time and craft with Lottie Walker; bring teddy bear on Tuesday.

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

Prostate Cancer Support Group 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, River Region West, education conference room; 619-3192.

Vicksburg Autism Support Group 7 p.m. Tuesday, Warren Central Junior High library; Kearney Waites to speak on transitioning, training services available to autistic individuals.

Vicksburg Art Association 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; Constitution Firehouse; election of officers and directors; Kassie Dixon will speak on silkworms; 638-9221.

American Red Cross Swim Lessons Registration, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday-Friday and 10-noon Saturday, City Pool; $10 per two week lesson; 634-4516.

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

“The Mississippi: A Photographic Journey” Tour and reception, 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation; $5 for adults and $3 for students.

Town Meeting 7-8:15 p.m. Friday, Vicksburg Warren School District board room; meet the superintendent finalists.

Juneteenth Heritage Festival 2003 Individuals, groups, churches and vendors interested in participating on June 14 at City Park Pavilion should call 638-8271.

Diabetes Education Classes River Region West; call 619-3609 for times.

Haven House Family Shelter Free counseling to domestic violence victims; 638-0555.


Triumph M.B. Revival, 7:15 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 124 Pittman Road; speakers; 638-8108.

Grove Street M.B. Revival, 7:30 Saturday; Sunday-Wednesday and Friday at Vicksburg City Auditorium; Thursday and Saturday at Convention Center.

St. Mark’s Freewill Baptist Revival, 7 tonight-Wednesday, 2606 Hannah; guest speaker.

New Rock of Ages Revival, 7 tonight-Friday; speaker.