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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.


Lions Installation of officers, noon Wednesday at Maxwell’s.

Vicksburg Coin Club 7 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg Clinic conference room.

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

VHS Class of 1983 5 p.m. Friday, LD’s; funds for event are due; all classmates are asked to attend; Gwendolyn Appleby, 661-0870.

Ford, Carpenter, Wilson, Palmer Family Reunion Party, 7 p.m. Friday, Vicksburg Inn; picnic at Clear Creek Golf Course, 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday; worship, noon Sunday, King David M.B. Church No. 1.

VAMP Vicksburg Association of Marketing Professionals; noon July 1, third floor of Ameristar; speaker, Deidra Bourg, director of marketing for Lauren Rogers Museum of Art in Laurel.

Cook-Ellis Family Reunion Reception, 6 p.m. July 3, Fairfield Inn Ballroom; barbecue, 1 p.m. July 4, 513 Peal St.; 2004 planning meeting, 5:30 p.m. July 5, Fairfield Inn Ballroom; worship, 11 a.m. July 6, Family Life Cathedral; Bonita L. Donald, 850-315-0657 or Tondra R. Robinson, 281-443-3536.

North and South Vicksburg and Warren Central Class of 1973 Reunion, August 29-31; Iola Slaughter Gleese, 638-9374, Rosie Walker Wince, 638-2722 or Diane McGee, 636-1116.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Wednesday: 9 a.m. until noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises, senior style; 11 a.m. until noon, TRIAD banquet at City Auditorium, lunch provided; 1 p.m., bingo; 2:30, open play dominoes.

Summer Playground Camp 9 a.m. until noon, Wednesday through July 10, Pearl Street and Glenwood Circle; for ages 6-12; arts, crafts, refreshments and recreation; free; sponsored by Vicksburg Parks and Recreation; 634-4514.

Volunteer Training for Parent Aide Program 9 a.m. until noon Thursday and Friday, CAP Center, 2732 Washington St.; free; sponsored by the Exchange Club of Vicksburg and the Child Abuse Prevention Center; 634-0557.

Community CPR 5-8 tonight, conference room, The Street Clinic; 619-3192.

Adult CPR Course 5:30 tonight, Red Cross building, 908 Cherry St.; $20 per person; sponsored by the American Red Cross; Tracey, 636-9182.

Epilepsy Support Group 6-7 tonight, River Region West, administrative conference room.

TRIAD Banquet 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Wednesday, City Auditorium.

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

Miss Mississippi Contestants Autograph Party Groups A and C and Miss Mississippi 2002 Jennifer Adcock; 9:30 until 11 a.m. Thursday, meeting room across from Billy’s Italian Restaurant, Vicksburg Factory Outlets.

Extra Rubbish Disposal Waste Management containers for extra rubbish will at three locations Saturday: east end of South Street; Poplar at Third North; and police precinct in Marcus Bottom. No hazardous waste or large appliances.

Homebuyer Education Workshop 8 a.m. until 5 p.m., hour lunch break, Saturday, Warren County Extension Service conference room, 1100-C Grove St.; refreshments and door prizes; must attend all sessions to be eligible for a certificate; bring pocket calculator; to preregister, Leona Stringer, 634-4520; offered by the City of Vicksburg and Mississippi Housing Initiative.

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.

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


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

Grove Street M.B. Relationship enrichment, 6 tonight, House of Peace Worship, 707 Pierce St.; teacher, Virginia Houston; pastor, the Rev. Casey Fisher.

Wilderness Baptist Vacation Bible School, 6-8:15 tonight through Friday; ages 3 through sixth grade; 636-3525.

Friendship M.B. Vacation Bible School, 7 tonight through Friday, 103 Williamson Ave., Edwards; pastor, the Rev. Bobby Burks.

New Rock of Ages M.B. Vacation Bible School, 4:45-6:45 tonight through Friday, 2942 Valley St.; ages preschool through adults.

Shady Grove M.B. Revival, 7:30 tonight through Friday, 61 Shady Grove Circle; guest evangelist, the Rev. Larry Jackson of Fayette; pastor, the Rev. Terry L. Moore.

Mount Heroden M.B. Revival, 7 p.m. tonight through Friday, 1117-19 Clay St.; evangelist, the Rev. Dr. Willie J. Jones of Crystal Springs; pastor, Dr. L.A. Hall Sr.

St. Paul M.B., Bovina “Equipping Women for End-Time Battle,” women’s conference, 8:45 a.m. Saturday; $10 registration includes breakfast, workshops and luncheon; Augusta Smith, 636-2052 or Mary Reed, 634-0253.


Bingo 7 p.m. Saturday, Knights of Columbus, Fisher Ferry Road; $15 donation includes bingo packet and hamburger dinner; early bird games begin at 6:30; to benefit pool improvements.