7/17/03

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 17, 2003

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Clubs

American Legion Post 3 Installation of officers, 7 tonight, Monroe Street.

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Broadwater Lodge No. 55 6 p.m. Saturday, Masonic Lodge; casual attire; all Prince Hall Masons welcome.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; 1 p.m., game day: open play dominoes, chicken foot and scrabble.

Obesity Surgery Support Group 6 tonight, River Region Medical Center, education conference room A; for information, call bariatric coordinator, 883-6099.

Dance Party Ballroom, Latin and Swing; 8-10 p.m. Friday, Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive, Ridgeland, $10 per person; Cha Cha lesson, 7-8 p.m., $10 per person; other classes and private lessons available; 856-6168; Vicksburg classes, 636-7000.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by: Music Barn Band of Polkville, Miss.; a potluck will be at 6 p.m.

Old Time Music Jam Session 1 until 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Mississippi Welcome Center, 4210 Washington St.; sponsored by the Mississippi Old Time Music Society; 638-7511.

Meet the State Candidates Forum 4-6 p.m. Sunday, City Auditorium, 901 Monroe St.; hosted by the Vicksburg Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc., the Mississippi Chapter of Blacks in Government and the Vicksburg Branch of the NAACP; call Tiffany Young, 636-6681, for information.

Hunter Education Course 6-9 p.m. Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, Hinds Community College, Vicksburg campus; must attend each night, social security number required; instructor, Lonnie Friar, 636-8883; offered by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks.

Churches

Jackson Street M.B. Vacation Bible School, 6-8 tonight through Friday, 1416 Jackson St.; for ages 2 through adult; pastor, the Rev. John W. Carroll Sr.

Ebenezer Baptist Revival, 7 tonight through Friday, 2346 Grove St.; speaker, the Rev. Hosea Williams; pastor, the Rev. David Brown Jr.

Morning Star Baptist Revival, 7 tonight through Friday, 848 Glass Road; speakers, the Rev. James C. Archer tonight and Friday and the Rev. Leroy Wilson tonight.

Cedar Grove M.B. Revival, tonight through Friday, 3300 Grange Hall Road; evangelist, the Rev. Larry E. Hudson, pastor of Upper Canaan M.B. Church in Millington, Tenn.; pastor, the Rev. Glenn Turner; 636-5902.

King Solomon M.B. Senior and Youth choir annual musical, 6 p.m. Saturday; special guest, the West Haven Funeral Home Choir; master of ceremony, Marty Hart of WZRX 1590.

Pleasant Valley M.B. “Being Men,” 7 p.m. Saturday, 2585 N. Washington St.; presented by the deacon board.

Benefits

Clover Valley M.B. Summer carnival, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. Saturday, Highway 27; refreshments, games, rides, basketball, prizes and more; to benefit the church building fund; pastor, the Rev. Johnny L. Williams.