Published 12:00 am Wednesday, June 4, 2003

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Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; speaker, Mike Smith, CEO of Staffing Solutions Ltd.; public is welcome.

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Vicksburg Toastmasters Club 2052 Noon Thursday; Bobbie Morrow, 634-2521; Stephen Spangler, 634-3104.

DAR Daughters of the American Revolution, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; memorial service and plans for new year.

John C. Pemberton Camp Sons of the Confederate Veterans, 6 p.m. Thursday at the Masonic Lodge on Cain Ridge Road; topic will be Confederate Marines; public welcome.

River City BPW Installation of officers, 6 p.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; installing officer, LaVerne Burks.

Army/Navy Club Monthly steak dinner meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, clubhouse.

Woodmen of the World 6 p.m. Friday, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department, Goodrum Road; 638-2495.

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

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Thursday: 9 a.m., chair exercises, senior style; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 12:30 p.m., richter bridge; 1, piano lessons; 2:30, open play dominoes.

Gospel Music Workshop “Mo Perfect Prayz;” sessions and rehearsals, 6:30-9:15 tonight-Friday and concert, 7 p.m. Saturday, Rose Hill Christian Church, Woodvine Road, Russum; special guest, Dr. Ashley Davis; pastor, Walter Chambers; Felicia Harried, 437-4327, or Vanessa C. Norman, 661-0258.

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

“An Evening of Old-Time Radio” 7 p.m. Friday, The Daily Grind, 1101 Washington St.; free, donations accepted; refreshments served at 6.

Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation 7:30 p.m. Friday, auditorium; featuring Carlo Pezzimenti, classical guitarist; $7 for members and $10 for nonmembers.

Parkinson’s Support Group 2-3 p.m. Thursday, River Region West, cafeteria.

Adult CPR and First Aid 9 a.m. Saturday, Red Cross building, 908 Cherry St.; $35; 636-9182; sponsored by the American Red Cross.

Vicksburg Coin Show Saturday at Battlefield Inn.

Lupus Foundation of Mississippi 2 p.m. Saturday, Baptist Medical Center, Busey Auditorium, 1225 N. State St., Jackson; Dr. Richard Ogletree of the UMC Drug Information Center will present “Supplements 101: What the Commercials Don’t Tell You.”

“Hell In My House” 3 and 7 p.m. Saturday, Jackson State University Park Auditorium; presented by Studio V. Productions; donations, $15 and $20 at Bebop Stores; Victor Gilliam, writer/director; www.studiovproductions.net or www.triumphmbchurch.com.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by Hip Shots.

Child Birth and Parenting Fair 2-4 p.m. Sunday, River Region Medical Center; tours of birthing suites, meet pediatricians and obstetricians, register for door prizes and more; free; 883-5760 or www.riverregion.com for information.

U.S. Army Corps Business Conference Tuesday and June 11, Vicksburg Convention Center; register at www.mvk.usace.army.mil.

Aerobic Exercise Classes 5-6 p.m. Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays; low impact, free; for ages 40-65; 638-1684.

Celebrate Recovery Christ-centered, 12-step recovery program; Monday: 6:30-8 p.m., Beacon Fellowship, 1901 N. Frontage Road, Executive Plaza, Suite 2; Thursday: 7-8:30 p.m., Keystone Ministries, 1702 Court St.; 636-8787.

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


Ashland M.B. 7:30 tonight-Friday, Grand Gulf Road in Port Gibson; evangelist, the Rev. Otis Davis; pastor, the Rev. James N. Dorsey.

Mount Zion No. 1 M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 920 Fifth North St.; speakers, the Revs. Charlie Blackmore, John W. Carroll Sr., L.T. Winfield and evangelists, Linda Sweezer and Bertha Davenport; pastor, the Rev. Larry Brown.

Mount Ararat M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, Eagle Lake community; evangelist, the Rev. Willie White; minister of music, Kevin Winters; pastor, the Rev. L.A. Hall Sr.

Travelers Rest Baptist Revival, 7:15 tonight-Saturday; evangelist, the Rev. Roosevelt Barrett, pastor of Wilson Grove and Union Hill M.B. churches in Flora.

Vacation Bible School 8:30-11:30 a.m. tonight-Friday, Wayside Baptist Church, 6151 Jeff Davis Road; 636-3271; pastor, Darrell White.

Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 6 tonight; residents of North Washington Street area eligible; verification of income, Social Security card and utility bill required; the Rev. Larry A. Nicks, pastor.

St. Peter M.B. Prayer service, 6 tonight-Friday, 1712 Crawford St.

Mount Calvary M.B. Revival, 6:30 tonight-Friday, 1350 East Ave.; speaker, Jerry Durr of Brookhaven Outreach Ministries; pastor, the Rev. Mincer Minor.

Mount Olive M.B. Prayer, 7 tonight-Friday, Oak Ridge Community; evangelist, the Rev. Henry Mayfield; pastor, the Rev. Hardie Lewis Sr.

First Baptist Church Prayer meetings, 7 tonight-Friday, 1511 1/2 Lane St.; guest pastor, the Rev. Edmond E. Gibbs; pastor, the Rev. Roosevelt Smith.

Cedar Grove M.B. Mass Choir Annual Musical Extravaganza, 6 p.m. Saturday, 3300 Grange Hall Road; pastor, the Rev. Glenn Turner; 636-5902.

Mount Givens M.B. Business meeting, 11 a.m. Saturday, 210 Kirkland Road, Highway 61 South; members are asked to attend.

Grace Baptist Church Vacation Bible School, 6-8:30 p.m. Monday-June 13, 1729 Hankinson Road.


Rummage Sale, Bake Sale and Cookout Saturday, 7 a.m. until, City Park Pavilion; free delivery for two or more orders; proceeds to go to benevolent fund; sponsored by St. John Grand Lodge and Esther Grand Chapter, O.E.S.; Leola Long, 636-6691, or Peter Anderson, 619-9998.