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7/25/03

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

Eagle Lake Water Board Annual meeting, 7:30 tonight, Eagle Lake Community Center.

Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Old car cruise, 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Bumpers; 636-2720 or www.vicksburgcruisers.com.

Fort St. Pierre Colonial Dames 2 p.m. Monday, Piccadilly.

Vicksburg Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Dr. James Price, superintendent at Vicksburg Warren School District.

Public programs

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

Tiger Chat 7 tonight, Rainbow Casino; James Bell, JSU Tigers football coach, will speak; dinner will be served; hosted by the Vicksburg Warren Chapter of JSU Alumni.

Dance Party Ballroom, Latin and Swing; 8-10 tonight, 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.

Ecology Education Workshop for K-12 Teachers 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Math-Science building, room 318 at Alcorn; hosted by SEEDS, Strategies for Ecology Education Development and Sustainability; sponsored by Ecological Society of America; Dr. Alex D.W. Acholonu, 877-6236, fax, 877-2328, or e-mail, acholonu@lorman.alcorn.edu.

G.I.F.T. Women’s Conference 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Rose Hill M.B. Church, 683 Stenson Road; lunch will be served; pastor, the Rev. Walter Weathersby Sr.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by Omar Rivers.

Oldies But Goodies Dance Saturday, 9 p.m. until, American Legion, “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; $3 admission; presented by En Vogue Social and Civic Club; D.J., “Superman” George Thomas.

Disability Awareness Puppet Show 1 p.m. Monday, Mississippi Welcome Center; sponsored by Journey of Hope; presented by Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity; free.

Prime Time Registration After-school program for grades K-6 for Bowmar, Dana Road, Sherman Avenue and South Park; register at Purks or Raworth YMCA; 638-5565 or 638-1070.

Young Miss Vicksburg, Miss Vicksburg and Miss West Central Pageants Entry deadline for Young Miss Vicksburg is Aug. 15 and Miss Vicksburg is Oct. 15; Alene Thornton, 638-7441 or 638-3354 after 5 p.m., for applications.

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

Learning Garden Preschool at Oakland Baptist Church Registration open for ages 6 weeks through 5 years; curriculum includes: phonics, art, science, math, music, Spanish, computers and more; limited space; 638-6724, or Jill Marr, 636-6759.

Churches

Pleasant Valley Choir rehearsal, 6:45 tonight, 2585 N. Washington St., all members are asked to attend; prayer service, 6:30 tonight through Sunday; revival, 7 p.m. Monday through Friday, speaker, the Rev. Robert Miller; pastor, the Rev. Alex Miller.

New Mount Pilgrim Baptist Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:30 tonight.

St. Luke Church of God in Christ Revival, 7:30 tonight, 915 First East St.; evangelist, Anthony Friday of Jackson; call 638-0389 for transportation; pastor, Elder Douglas Anderson.

Mount Alban M.B. Prayer meeting, 7 tonight, 2385 Mount Alban Road.

Bethlehem M.B. Choir rehearsal, 11 a.m. Saturday, 3055 N. Washington St.; musicians, Kevin Winters and L.C. Dotson.

Belmont M.B. Vacation Bible School, 6-9 tonight and 9 a.m. until noon Saturday, 4446 Charlie Brown Road; church picnic, 10 a.m. Saturday; pastor, Phillip Burks.

King Solomon M.B. Business meeting, 3 p.m. Saturday, fellowship hall; all members are asked to attend.

Gospel Temple Musical, 6 p.m. Saturday, 1612 Lane St.; E. Warren, 661-0500; pastor, Walter Edley; Vacation Bible School, 6 p.m. Monday through Aug. 1.

Benefits

Free Car Wash 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Sonic on U.S. 61 North; donations accepted; sponsored by the First United Pentecostal Church young men; proceeds to go toward a canoe trip.

Raworth YMCA Lifeguards will remain in pool until $1,000 is raised; 10 a.m. Sunday, Halls Ferry Road; proceeds to go towards the Child Abuse Prevention Center.