Published 12:00 am Monday, June 16, 2003

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AARP Annual picnic, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Riverfront Park; bring covered dish; guests will be political candidates.

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

Women’s Auxiliary and Advisory Board Farewell for Capts. John and Julie Showers of The Salvation Army; 4-6 p.m. Tuesday, 530 Mission 66.

American Legion 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, 1618 Main St.; representative from the veterans’ center in Jackson will speak on benefits, claims and counseling; open to veterans and widows.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Warren Grabau will speak on the Siege of Vicksburg.

Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; speaker, Wayne Mansfield, city planner; public is invited.

Embroiderer’s Guild of America Inc. Cottonland chapter, meets at 9:30 a.m. each second Tuesday of the month, except July and August, 1301 Highway 577 North, Delhi, La.; 318-878-3661 for information; public welcome.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., intermediate exercise with Richard Simmons and intermediate bridge; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., dulcimer and art.

Summer Playground Camp 9 a.m. until noon, tonight through Thursday, Lee and Farmer streets; for ages 6-12; arts, crafts, refreshments and recreation; free; sponsored by Vicksburg Parks and Recreation; 634-4514.

Book of Psalms Summer course offered by the Warren County Extension of Mississippi Baptist Seminary; Tuesday, E.D. Straughter Building; call 638-3075 or 638-0945 for information.

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

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

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

Obesity Surgery Support Group 6 p.m. Thursday, River Region Medical Center, education conference rooms; Kelly Lee, 800-721-6456, or the bariatric coordinator, 883-6099.

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


Rose Hill M.B. Fellowship week, 7 tonight-Friday, 683 Stenson Road; family and friends picnic, 10 a.m. June 21; pastor, the Rev. Walter Weathersby.

Jackson Street M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 1416 Jackson St.; evangelist, the Rev. Larry Nix, pastor of Triumph M.B. Church; pastor, the Rev. John W. Carroll Sr.

Vacation Bible School 6:30 until 8 tonight-Friday, Mount Calvary Baptist Church, 1350 East Ave.; 636-4999.

Jones Chapel M.B. Prayer meeting, tonight-Tuesday, and revival, Wednesday-Friday, 7 p.m.; 1340 Bay St.; guest speaker, the Rev. Joseph Brisco; pastor, the Rev. Joseph Brown.

New Mount Pilgrim Revival, 7 tonight-Friday; guest speakers each night; pastor, the Rev. Henry J. Williams.

Warren County Baptist Association and Women Auxiliary Joint session 9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. and 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday, E.D. Straughter building; moderator, the Rev. Robert L. Miller.

King Solomon M.B. Special business meeting, 6 p.m. Thursday.