Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 30, 2003

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

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Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; Sherry Fisher, speaker.

Business Networking International 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Jacques Cafe; speaker will be Michael J. Harbaugh, founder and president of the Center for Continuous Improvement performance development company; Karen Graham, 634-8928.

Vicksburg Coin Club 7 p.m. Thursday, River Region West Campus conference room.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Thursday: 9 a.m., chair exercises; 10:30-noon, quilting; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 12:30 p.m., richter bridge; 1, piano lessons; 2:30, open play dominoes.

Free Scrapbooking Workshop 10 a.m.-noon Thursday, Vicksburg Factory Outlets; guest instructor will be Nicole from Dots ‘n Doodles; required materials may be purchased; 636-7434.

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

Red Cross CPR Classes Adult class, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, $20; adult, infant and child class, 9 a.m. Saturday, $25; 908 Cherry St.; Tracey, 636-9182.

Organ Recital and Even-Song Presentation 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Church of the Holy Trinity, 900 South St.; sponsored by the Mississippi Music Conference.

Bowmar Elementary’s “Getting Ready” Day 8 a.m.-noon Saturday at the school; parents welcome to help spruce up ABC Garden.

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

Adult Community Dance 8 p.m.-12:30 a.m. Saturday at American Legion “The Hut”; admission, $3; proceeds go to championship rings for the Vicksburg High School powerlifting team.

Figure Drawing Workshop By James Smithhart, 6-8:30 p.m. Monday and Aug. 6, 11 and 13; cost, $20 for members and $25 for non-members; cost includes supplies; 631-2997 to register.

Cheer and Dance Camp 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, St. Aloysius High School gymnasium; open to girls in grades K-8; cost is $60; 636-2256.

Hinds Community College Advance Registration For fall, 8:15 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays and 6:30 p.m. Tuesdays; through Aug. 8.

National Alliance for Mentally Ill Free education and support classes for family members of adults with mental illness; sessions begin Aug. 21 in Vicksburg; 800-357-0388.

ServSafe Food Certification Course 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Sept. 2-4, Warren County Extension Service office; $100 per individual, open to first 25 who register and pay; Carmen Jefcoat, 601-782-4454, or Valerie Smithhart, 636-5391.

Explorers Interdenominational Bible Study 9:30-11:15 a.m. each Wednesday Sept. 10-May 4 at First Presbyterian Church, 1501 Cherry St.; cost is $60; children’s program available for ages 2-5, nursery provided; Maurice Tadlock, 638-2552 or Virginia Morton, 638-6385 to register.


Pleasant Valley 2585 N. Washington St.; revival, 7 nightly through Friday; evangelist, the Rev. Robert Miller; pastor, the Rev. Alex Miller.

Gospel Temple Vacation Bible School, 6 nightly through Friday; 1612 Lane St.; Walter Edley, pastor.

Evergreen M.B., Redwood Revival, 7:30 nightly through Friday; Oscar Thompson, associate minister of St. Paul M.B. Church in Bovina, will be the guest speaker; the Rev. Frank Gardner, pastor.

Grove Street M.B. Vacation Bible School, 10 a.m.-noon through Friday; House of Peace, 707 Pierce St.; 634-0384 or 415-4604 for transportation; the Rev. Casey Fisher, pastor.

New Oak Ridge M.B. Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:30 nightly through Friday; Highway 27, Utica-Edwards; Patricia H. Gardener and Mary Welch, directors; the Rev. K.C. Frazier, pastor.

Mount Ararat Baptist Revival, 7 nightly through Friday, 50 Culkin Road; the Rev. Terry Moore, evangelist; the Rev. P.J. Moreland, pastor.

Old Come and See M.B., Ingleside Community Revival, 7 nightly through Friday, Claiborne County; the Rev. Henry Mayfield Sr., evangelist; the Rev. E.S. Cosey, pastor.

Mount Alban M.B. Revival, 7 nightly through Friday, 2385 Mount Alban Road; the Rev. Kennie Ramsey, pastor of churches in Tallulah and Louise, will be the evangelist.

St. Paul M.B. Prayer service, 6 tonight through Friday; revival, 7 p.m. Monday-Aug. 8; Elm Street; the Rev. Henry J. Williams, pastor; the Rev. Hugh Lewis, evangelist.

Warren County Sunday School Convention No. 1 105th annual session, 10:30 a.m. Thursday and Friday; Zion Traveler’s M.B. Church; speakers will be the Revs. Alfred Lassiter, Walter Weathersby, Robert Miller and Booker Smith; choir night will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

Berachah Baptist “Great Big God” Kids Praisers presentation, 7 p.m. Saturday at the church.


St. James Youth Car Wash 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, Pizza Hut on Pemberton Boulevard; proceeds will go to Six Flags youth trip.

St. Aloysius Band Car Wash 9:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Saturday, Britton & Koontz National Bank on South Frontage Road.

Charity Horse Show 5 p.m. Saturday, Bovina Arena; $5 donation for ages 12 and older; proceeds to benefit Haven House Family Shelter.