Published 12:00 am Monday, August 4, 2003

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River City BPW 6 tonight, Piccadilly Cafeteria; speaker will be Marcie Southerland; Jeanie Whitaker, 634-1984.

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Warren County Girl Scouts Service Unit meeting, 7 tonight at St. Michael Catholic Church; prospective leaders should attend, troop registration packets will be distributed.

Farm Bureau Dinner meeting, 7 tonight at Hinds Community College; reservations, 636-1003.

VAMP Vicksburg Association of Marketing Professionals, noon Tuesday at Ameristar’s Bottleneck Blues Bar; speaker, Diane Gawronski of River Region Health Systems.

Kiwanis Tuesday, no regular meeting; cruise at 6:45 p.m. at riverfront.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Suzy Chatham of Service Over Self.

Rosa A. Temple Buccaneer Cheerleaders Registration, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; $25 for ages 6-13; first 20 will be accepted; 634-4613.

Sons of Confederate Veterans John C. Pemberton Camp, 6 p.m. Thursday; Masonic Lodge, Cain Ridge Road; Minor Ferris Buchanan will speak on his book, “Holt Collier.”

Army/Navy Club Steak dinner meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday at the club house.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., intermediate exercise with Richard Simmons and intermediate bridge; 10:30, quilting and beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., dulcimer.

NAACP Free Rides to Polls 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday, 529-2044 or 529-0859.

Vicksburg Area Job Fair 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Tuesday; Vicksburg Convention Center; 638-1452.

Public Library Schedule Tuesday: 10:30 a.m., preschool and toddler story time plus craft with Kathy Abbott; Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., preschool story time plus art project with Kathy Abbott.

Diabetes Support Group 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, River Region West Campus cafeteria; speaker will be Dr. Michael Davis.

National Night Out Celebration 6-9 p.m. Tuesday, City Park Pavilion; 2-mile walk, fingerprinting, face painting, space jumps, more; neighborhood associations encouraged to make banners; sponsored by Vicksburg Police Department.

Kids’ Learn-to-Sew Classes 9 a.m.-noon and 1-4 p.m. Wednesday, Southern Cultural Heritage Center; Susan Crawley and Sue Bailey, instructors; open to students who have completed fourth grade; participants will use a machine under supervision to make a pillow and backpack; cost, $35, includes supplies; 631-2997 to register.

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

School Uniform Resale 8-10 a.m. Thursday and Friday, Bowmar Elementary, 912 Bowmar Ave.

Homebuyer Education Workshop 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday with hour lunch break; Warren County Extension Service conference room, 1100-C Grove St.; pocket calculator required; Leona Stringer, 634-4520, to preregister; sponsored by the City of Vicksburg and Mississippi Housing Initiative.

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Proposed organizational meeting, 6 p.m. Aug. 12 at Purks YMCA; Sherry Thompson, 661-5108.

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.

Crawford Street Play School Now enrolling 3- and 4-year-olds for fall; 636-5612 or 638-7397.


Vicksburg Church of God Revival services, 7 tonight through Wednesday, 6202 Indiana Ave.; guest evangelist, Eric Clark of Lucedale; pastor, Tony Winkler; 638-4439.

St. Paul M.B. Revival services, 7 tonight through Friday; Elm Street; the Rev. Hugh Lewis, evangelist; the Rev. Henry J. Williams, pastor.

Pleasant Hill M.B. Revival services, 7 tonight through Friday; 11170 Halls Ferry Road; evangelist will be the Rev. Walter Weathersby, pastor of Rose Hill M.B. Church; the Rev. Joseph M. Brisco, pastor.

Mount Zion M.B., Ballground Revival services, 7 tonight through Friday; the Rev. Samuel Brown Jr., evangelist; Charlie Blackmore Jr., pastor.

Providence M.B. Revival services, 7 tonight through Friday; 7070 Fisher Ferry Road; the Rev. Phillip Burks, evangelist; the Rev. Earl Cosey, pastor.

Mount Pilgrim M.B., Freetown Revival services, 7 tonight through Friday; speakers will be the Revs. Douglas Bryant, Robert Sanders, Robert Miller, James Archer and L.A. Hall Sr.; music by Evergiving Male Chorus, Angelic Gospel Choir, Men of Purpose, more; the Rev. Joseph Brown, host pastor.

East Mount Olive M.B. in Fayette Revival services, 7:30 tonight through Friday; Pastor Larry D. Clark, evangelist.

House of Peace Back-to-school service, 6 p.m. Tuesday; 707 Pierce St.; school supplies will be distributed; Linda Sweezer, pastor; 636-1074.


Vicksburg Church of God Benefit sale, 7 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; corner of Indiana Avenue and Lee Road.

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.

Unity Temple Full Gospel Fish Fry Fund Raiser 1 p.m. Saturday, 2647 Roosevelt Ave.; donations, $6 per plate; Mary Mann, 636-2841 or Cynthia Gibson, 629-9853 to place an order.