6/13/03

Published 12:00 am Friday, June 13, 2003

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

VHS Class of 1983 5 p.m. today, LD’s; funds for event are due; please attend; Gwendolyn Appleby, 661-0870.

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Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club MSRA Rod Run in Clinton; 8 a.m. Saturday, Bovina Texaco; 636-2720 or www.vicksburgcruisers.com.

Vicksburg Quilters 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Stitch-N-Frame Shop, 2222 S. Frontage Road; program on Crayon quilts; visitors welcome.

Camille Art and Literary Club Members should attend district board meeting, 9:30 a.m. Saturday; Federation Towers, Clinton.

Rose of Sharon No. 24 Order of the Eastern Star Meeting has been canceled.

Reunite Social and Civic Club Battle of the D.J.s, pre-Father’s Day dance and birthday party; Saturday, 9 p.m. until; American Legion, “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; $5 at door; refreshments and door prizes; D.J.s, Roy Brown and Richard Clark.

AARP Annual picnic, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Riverfront Park; bring covered dish; guests will be the candidates running for election.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; Sheriff Martin Pace will speak.

Public programs

“Waging War Against the Enemy” Free conference sponsored by the Second Chance to Triumph Fatherhood Initiative Program and Triumph M.B. Church; 6 tonight, 9 and 11 a.m. Saturday; Triumph Church, 4305 I-20 Frontage Road; speakers, Stanley Searcy, Debra Cotton and Leon Rankins III; for information, 218-1323 or Victor Gilliam, 638-5293.

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 tonight, Oak Ridge Community Center; music by the Oak Ridge Band; hamburgers and drinks for sale; donations accepted.

Juneteenth Heritage Festival 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, City Park Pavilion; live entertainment, food and fun; free; 638-8271 or 638-2947.

Adopt-A-Thon and Dog Dip 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Farm and Garden; dog dip, $5.

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

Mobile Unit Blood Screening 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Monday, River City Rescue Mission, 3705 Washington St.; sponsored by the Mississippi State Department of Health; Gene Johnston, 636-6602, or Sain Trotter, 636-4356.

St. Aloysius/St. Francis Used Uniform Sale 5-7 p.m. Tuesday, St. Aloysius cafeteria; bring in used uniforms 5-7 p.m. Monday, cafeteria; Stefani, 636-5838, or Brandi, 638-4680.

Summer Camp For kindergarten through second grade; 9 a.m. until noon, Monday through June 20, Children’s House Montessori School; $50; learn about ocean, whales and sharks with science experiments, arts and crafts; to register, 638-3603.

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

Cedars Head Start Center Registration open through Aug. 15 for 3- and 4-year-olds for the 2003-2004 school year, 235 Cedars Circle, 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.; certified birth certificate, proof of income for 2002, shot record (121), Social Security card, Medicaid card and last screening required; 636-1360 or 636-1385.

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

Free Home Bible Correspondence Course For information, Bible Correspondence Course, 125 Timberlane Drive, Vicksburg, MS 39180 or 661-9321.

Churches

St. James M.B. Appreciation service for Doris Bolder, 6:30 p.m. Saturday; guest, the EverGivens Male Chorus.

New Mount Pilgrim Prayer meeting, 6 tonight-Sunday; the Rev. Henry J. Williams, pastor.

Warren County Minister Alliance Breakfast, 9 a.m., Saturday, E.D. Straughter Baptist Center; meeting, 10 a.m.; all ministers asked to attend; president, the Rev. William Moffett.

Warren County Sunday School Institute Board and picnic committee, 3 p.m., Saturday, St. Paul Church, Bovina; president, the Rev. Joseph Briscoe.

Bethlehem Church Fashion show, 4 p.m. Saturday, 3055 N. Washington St.; donation, $2; sponsored by the Usher Board; pastor, the Rev. David Brown Jr.

Musical Tribute 6 p.m., Saturday, Greater Mount Lebanon M.B. Church, 339 Alpine St.; guest speaker, Tommy Moffett; special guests, the Veal Brothers, Cedar Grove Mass Choir and Men of Purpose Male Chorus; to honor LaToya C. Pierce-Thomas; pastor, Larry D. Clark.

Benefits

Juneteenth Banquet 7 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Inn; $25; proceeds to go towards scholarships; Dennis Butler, 634-3951; Debra Goodman, 634-3841; Mazella Thomas, 634-2697; Bobbie Morrow, 634-2521.

Catfish and Chicken Dinners 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. today, $5; call 506-1121 or 497-1047 to order; proceeds to support Greg Hodge, Mississippi representative in the 2003 Down Under Sports Tour in Australia.