Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 3, 2003

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Army/Navy Club Monthly steak dinner meeting, tonight, club house.

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VHS Class of 1988 5 p.m. Sunday, LD’s Kitchen.

Public programs

Child Birth Class July 15 and 22, River Region Medical Center, education conference rooms; includes early beginning, sibling and breast-feeding classes; to register, 883-5354.

Vicksburg Senior Center Closed Friday for July 4.

Emergency Appeal Blood Drive 1-6 tonight, Wal-Mart; each donor will receive a T-shirt and be registered to win a $100 Wal-Mart gift certificate.

Four Nights of Fun and Dance Tonight through Sunday, 9 p.m. until, American Legion, “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; music by J.L. Mitchell, “The Horseman,” tonight and Richard “Doc” C. Clark, Friday through Sunday.

July 4 Garbage Collection City residents with Friday collections will have pickup; cans must be on street no later than 7 a.m.; county customers will not have pickup, but it will resume on next regularly scheduled collection day.

Summer Blood Drive Saturday, in the Meeting Place at Pemberton Square mall; each donor will receive a free T-shirt.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” cookout, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by the Wright Road Band; ladies are asked to bring side dishes and fixings for hamburgers.

Vicksburg Third Annual Homecoming and Reunion 7 p.m. Saturday, City Auditorium; starring, Floyd Taylor, T.K. Soul, Kenne’ Wayne, Pat Brown and Gregory Osgood; $15 in advance, $20.50 day of, $25 at door; call 629-5350 or 636-0265 for ticket information and table reservation.

Little People’s Learning Center Summer math and reading program, 8 a.m. until noon, Monday-July 31, 1316 South St.; registration fee, $35; 638-2037 or 638-8120.

Summer Science Camp “The Solar System,” for ages kindergarten through second grade; 9 a.m. until noon Monday-Friday, Children’s House Montessori School; snacks, arts and crafts, and experiments; $50; 636-2874 or 638-3603 to register.

Volunteers Sought The Vicksburg Police Department is seeking volunteers to help plan the annual National Night Out festivities in neighborhoods throughout the city on Aug. 5. To volunteer, contact the police department’s public information officer or Nichelle Smith at 636-2511; deadline today.

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.

Extra Rubbish Disposal Waste Management roll-off containers for extra rubbish will be at four locations Saturday: Oak between Speed and Fairground; Hanley and Clark; fire station on Indiana Avenue; and airport on U.S. 61 South. No hazardous waste or large appliances.


New Rock of Ages Senior Choir rehearsal, 6 tonight.

Standfield M.B. Registration for Vacation Bible School, 6 tonight, 1404 Lane St.; classes for all ages, 6-8 p.m. beginning Monday; pastor, John H. Williams Sr.

Greater Mount Lebanon Celebration honoring Roberta Stamps and candlelight memorial for the late Charlie Stamps Sr., 6 p.m. Saturday, 339 Alpine St.; mistress of ceremony, Geneva Jones-Douglas; music provided.

Pleasant Valley Choir rehearsal, 11 a.m. Friday, 2585 N. Washington; all members are asked to attend.

Southside Baptist Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday-Friday, 965 Fisher Ferry Road; for ages 3 years (before Aug. 1) through sixth grade; 631-0047.

Mount Zion No. 1 M.B. Ladies Auxiliary breakfast meeting, 10 a.m. Saturday; quarterly business meeting, 7 p.m. Monday, all members asked to be present; 920 Fifth North St.; pastor, Larry Brown.