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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.


Vicksburg Cruisers 6 tonight, shop of Steve Williamson, 106 Arbor Lane; 634-0613 or 636-2720.

VFW 10734 7 tonight, post home on Indiana Avenue.

NAACP Executive board meeting, 6 tonight; regular meeting, 7 p.m.; 902 China St.; 529-2004.

Vicksburg BPW Individual training seminar, 7 tonight at Vicksburg Country Club; Pat Hunt, 638-2511.

NARFE National Association of Retired Federal Employees; noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker will be Nielsen Cochran; $7 per person.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker will be Clint Grafton, president of Vicksburg Soccer Organization.

American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213 Auxiliary meeting, 7 p.m.; regular meeting, 8 p.m. Tuesday, 1618 Main St.

Sundown Toastmasters 11:05 a.m.-noon Wednesday; Vicksburg District Corps of Engineers, 4115 E. Clay St., room 103.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Sam Stacy will speak on his experiences in Afghanistan.

PRAM Public Relations Association of Mississippi, 11:30 a.m. Thursday at Piccadilly Cafeteria; Dr. Darren R. Jagessar, chiropractic associate, will speak on computer-related work injuries.

Vicksburg Music Teachers Association 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Pizza Hut on Pemberton Boulevard; interested music teachers welcome; Barbara Tracy, 638-3453, or Joan B. Henderson-Leese, 638-1803.

Public programs

Take Off Pounds Sensibly Organizational meeting, 6 p.m. Tuesday at Purks YMCA; Sherry Thompson, 661-5108.

Public Library Schedule 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, preschool story time with Lottie Walker, plus a craft project; 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, preschool story time with Lottie Walker, plus an art activity.

Stroke Support Group 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, River Region West Campus in the Education Conference Room.

Hinds Community College Open Registration 8:15 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday.

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

First Aid Training Course 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Red Cross building, 908 Cherry St.; $20 per person; Tracey, 636-9182.

Claiborne County Business Information Workshop 6 p.m. Thursday, Matt Ross Administration Building, 510 Main St. in Port Gibson; topic will be the aspects of starting a business, sponsored by Alcorn State University’s Center for Rural Life and Economic Development; Ramona Latham, 877-6119 or 877-6338.

“Exploring Mississippi Through the Arts” Free after-school art and music program for grades 3-6, Southern Cultural Heritage Center; 13 sessions, begins second week in September; registration opens Tuesday, call 631-2997 or visit 1302 Adams St.

Women in Money Conference 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg City Auditorium, 901 Monroe St.; workshops will include banking, investing, law and real estate; presented by the Vicksburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.; Valtressia Austin, 601-919-1400.

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.

March of Dimes Spring Golf Classic Rescheduled for 1:30 p.m. Sept. 10 at Clear Creek Golf Course, Bovina; $60 per person or $240.10 per team; prizes, raffle, food; sponsored by Ameristar Casino; Walter McCallum, 619-3471 or Clear Creek, 638-9395.

Free Bible Correspondence Course Study in your home; 661-9321 or write to 125 Timberlane Drive, Vicksburg, 39180.


Belmont M.B. Revival services, 7:30 tonight through Friday; 4446 Charlie Brown Road off Mississippi 27; speaker will be the Rev. Rodney Divinity; Phillip Burks is pastor.

Bingham Memorial M.B. Business meeting, 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Grove Street M.B. Midmonth Communion service, 7 p.m. Wednesday; House of Peace Worship, 707 Pierce St.; speaker will be the Rev. Raymond Smith; the Rev. Casey Fisher is pastor.

Triumph M.B. Food distribution/recertification, 6 p.m. Wednesday; Multi-Purpose Building, 124 Pittman Road; open to residents of North Washington Street; verification of all income, Social Security cards and utility bill required; the Rev. Larry Nicks, pastor.


Dart Tournament 7 p.m. Friday, Peewee’s 61 Hideaway on U.S. 61 South; door prizes available; proceeds to benefit Sheriffs’ Boys and Girls Ranch; 636-9509.