Published 12:00 am Friday, May 16, 2003

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Vicksburg Warren Alcorn Alumni Chapter 7:30 tonight; Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.

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Ivyettes Girls Club 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Rolling Acres.

Willing Workers Club 3 p.m. Saturday, Pleasant Valley; May birthdays to be celebrated; Eddie Bryant, president.

Broadwater Lodge No. 55 6 p.m. Saturday; Prince Hall Masons welcome; casual attire.

Vicksburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta 4 p.m. Sunday; Yolanda Brown, 636-2633.

VHS Class of 1983 5 p.m. Sunday, Shoney’s; funds for this event are due; Gwendolyn Appleby, 661-0870.

AARP 10 a.m. Tuesday, Chamber of Commerce; Sidney Smith will speak on long-term care.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; committee meetings.

Public programs

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m., Shelter Drive; tonight: music by Stanley; Saturday: music by the Backwater Band.

Dance Party Ballroom, Latin and Swing; 8-10 tonight, Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive, Ridgeland, $10 per person; Tango lesson, 7-8 p.m., $10 per person; 856-6168; Vicksburg classes, 636-7000.

Totally Teen Luau 9-midnight tonight, City Park Pavilion; free; refreshments available; sponsored by the City of Vicksburg.

Adopt-A-Thon 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Pemberton Square mall, by RadioShack; sponsored by the Vicksburg Warren Humane Society.

Wellness Workshop 11 a.m. Saturday, Mount Heroden Church Fellowship Hall; discussion on spiritual, physical and mental health; sponsored by Mu Xi Omega Chapter of AKA Sorority; contact Mable Jennings or Debra Goodman.

“Making the Play for College Admission” For high school juniors and their parents, 2 p.m. Saturday at the Vicksburg High School Career Center; workshop will focus on helping athletes earn college sports scholarships.

Obesity Surgery Support Group For those who have had surgery, 3 p.m. Saturday, educational meeting for those interested, 5 p.m., River Region Medical Center educational conference rooms; 619-3192.

Dance 8-11 p.m. Saturday; Ethnic and Heritage Building, Jim Buck Ross Agriculture and Forestry Museum, Lakeland Drive, Jackson; $10 for members, $5 for first-time guests and $15 for returning guests; sponsored by the Magnolia Ballroom Dancers’ Association.

Israel Shrine Temple and Eureka Court Annual Dance Saturday, 9 p.m. until; the Elk, 816 Walnut St.; donation of $10 will be accepted.

Joan B. Henderson-Leese Piano Studio Students will give a piano recital at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Hawkins United Methodist Church.

Auditions for WWII Comedy, “Mr. Roberts” 5 p.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Parkside Playhouse; need 15 males, late teens to middle-aged; sponsored by the Vicksburg Theater Guild; Garrett Wallace, 630-9211.

Seven Secrets of Effective Fathers Seminar Registration for classes, 6 p.m. each Thursday through May 29, multipurpose building, Triumph M.B. Church, 2829 N. Washington St.; free and open to the entire family; transportation and food provided; the Rev. James Hampton, 638-1336 or 966-8866; the Rev. Troy Truly, 218-1323.

Warner-Tully YMCA Camp Registration open for weeklong resident summer camp for ages 7-13; dates are: June 8-14, 15-21 and July 13-19, 20-26; mini-camp for ages 6-8, June 6-8; 638-1071; space limited.

Summer Enrichment Program Applications accepted at Travelers Rest Christian Academy, 718 Bowmar Ave.; program, June 9-July 18 for ages 4-15; includes reading, math, science, computer, music, arts and crafts, dance, field trips and outdoor activities.

Hawkins UMC Preschool Fall term openings available for ages 1-4; 636-7051.


Bright Morning Star M.B. Business meeting, 4 p.m. Saturday, 801 Green St.

St. James M.B. Men’s fellowship, 6 p.m. and worship and praise, 7 p.m. Saturday, 1922 Pearl St.; Michael Williams, guest speaker; Charlie Blackmore Jr., pastor.

Concert 2003 6 p.m. Saturday, St. Luke Freewill Baptist Church, 91 Young Alley; featuring Daisy Loving Waters, evangelist, Victor Gilliam, master of music, and guest choir, C.J. Williams and The Angelic Voices of Christ; pastor, the Rev. Sammie Brown.