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5/23/03

We welcome your items for the Community Calendar. Submit items by postal service (P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182), e-mail (newsreleases@vicksburgpost.com), fax (634-0897), delivered in person to 1601-F N. Frontage Road, or by calling 636-4545 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. If corresponding by fax, mail or e-mail, be sure to include your name and phone number.

Clubs

Ivyettes Girls Club 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Rolling Acres; generations of women forms due.

Lee Andrew “Buddy” Tolliver Family Reunion, Saturday-Sunday; 83 Woodland Hills Road; Ann Marshall, 638-4028, or Buddy Tolliver, 638-5393.

Pettway Family Reunion Saturday, noon until; Bovina pavilion; relatives, friends invited.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; Doug Sims, archaeologist, will speak.

WCHS Class of 1983 Reunion fees are due to Allison Fleming, 118 Nicholas St., Vicksburg, MS 39180; $55 for couples and $35 for singles.

Lyons Family Reunion July 4-6; 661-8275.

Public programs

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; classes and private lessons available; 856-6168; Vicksburg classes, 636-7000.

Oak Ridge Opry Tonight’s opry postponed due to graduation.

Civil War Living History 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday, Vicksburg National Military Park; rifle firing demonstration and discussion of soldiers’ lives during the Siege of Vicksburg; $5 per vehicle; 636-0583.

Coca-Cola Mural Unveiling Ceremony 4 p.m. Saturday; sponsored by descendants of Herman Biedenharn; hosted by Vicksburg Riverfront Mural Committee; Coke collectibles giveaways; if rain, ceremony will be at Old Court House.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m., Shelter Drive; Friday nights, canceled until further notice; Saturday: music by the Wild Bunch.

Piano and Percussion Recital 5 p.m. Sunday, Springhill M.B. Church on Mission 66; presented by Studio 88; students of Shirley Harris and Charlie Gross.

Tax Collector’s Office Closed Monday for Memorial Day; will re-open at 8 a.m. Tuesday.

Health Fair 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. June 3 at Mississippi Family Christian Services Center, 806 Pine St., Rolling Fork; sponsored by the Mississippi State Department of Health, First Steps Early Intervention Program, Mississippi Family Christian Services and Friends of Children of Mississippi; LaDonna Sias, 662-873-4842.

Crawford Street Play School Now registering children for 2003-2004 school year; openings available in classes 3 and 4; 636-5612 or 638-7397.

Summer Intensive Therapeutic Camp Overnight camp, June 8-13, All Saints’ School; sponsored by Central Mississippi Prevention, 920 Shannon St.; 631-0102.

Churches

Zion Travelers M.B. “The Vine and the Branch” revival, 7 tonight, 1701 Poplar St.; guest speaker, Phillip Burks; pastor, Alfred E. Lassiter Jr.

St. Mark Freewill Baptist Choir rehearsal, 6:30 tonight, 2606 Hannah.

New Mount Pilgrim Baptist Appreciation service and reception for the pastor’s wife, Ethel Williams, 4 p.m. Saturday; speaker, Lavern Walsh; pastor, the Rev. Henry J. Williams.

New Rock of Ages Business meeting, trustees and deacons meet at 5 p.m. Saturday and members at 6.

Gospel Explosion 6 p.m. Saturday, 1511 1/2 Lane St.; will feature various soloists, choirs and groups; pastor, the Rev. Roosevelt Smith.

Mount Zion M.B. No. 4 Revival, 7 p.m. Monday-Friday, 122 Union Ave.; evangelist, the Rev. James Buck of Port Gibson; refreshments will be served; pastor, the Rev. Henry Mayfield.

Benefits

Dinners Saturday, 10 a.m. until, South Street Shopette, 1318 South St.; sponsored by the All-In-All Club; to benefit community service activities.