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8/13/03

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

Jackson State University Alumni Association Vicksburg-Warren Chapter, 6 tonight; LD’s Restaurant, 1111 Mulberry St.

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.

American Legion Post 3 And Ladies Auxiliary, 7 p.m. Thursday; Monroe Street; meal will be served.

Mississippi Chapter of Blacks in Government Membership drive, 7-9 p.m. Friday at Unique Impressions; sponsored by the Mississippi Chapter, Rep. George Flaggs and Unique Impressions; Dennis Butler, 634-3951; Mazella Thomas, 634-2697; Alfreda Gibson, 634-4027; or Geraldine Tenner, 634-3942.

Negro BPW Women in Business Expo, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Public Library.

Mu Xi Omega Chapter Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., noon Saturday; Mount Heroden Church fellowship hall on Clay Street.

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

Magnolia Ballroom Dancers 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Ethnic and Heritage Building, Jim Buck Ross Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson; exhibition by Kristopher Hammel and Kristen Shelton; $10 for members, $5 for first-time guests, $15 for returning guests; Jean Brewer, 898-1582; Cheryn Netz, 362-1085; or Shirley Griffin, 636-7000.

Esquire Club Old School Gala celebrating the 1960s, 1970s, 1980s; 9 p.m. Saturday at St. Mary’s Center, 1512 Main St.; costume and dance prizes, DJ, raffle; admission is $20 for single or couple; Lonnie Boykin, 638-2457, or Thomas Sandles, 638-2802 or 634-5926.

Public programs

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

Salvation Army Vacation Bible School 6-8 nightly through Friday, 530 Mission 66; 636-2706.

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

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

Overeaters Anonymous 6-7 tonight, 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.

“Experimental Watermedia Group” Art Exhibit 7-9 p.m. Friday at the Attic Gallery, 1101 Washington St.; open to public and will run for one month; 638-9221.

Ballroom, Latin and Swing Dance Party 8-10 p.m. Friday, $10 per person; Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive in Ridgeland; cha cha lessons, 7-8, $10 per person; 856-6168; local classes, 636-7000.

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.

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

AARP Driver Safety Program Classroom driver refresher course for drivers age 50 and older; 8 a.m.-noon Monday-Tuesday at First Baptist Church on Cherry Street; AARP volunteer Bob Walters will present the course, which costs $10; to register, call Shirley George or Jim Hess at 636-2493.

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.

Churches

Mount Givens M.B. Prayer services, tonight-Friday; revival will be Monday through Aug. 22; 210 Kirkland Road; guest evangelist will be the Rev. Will Moffett.

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.

Grove Street M.B. Midmonth Communion service, 7 tonight; 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 tonight; 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.

Mound Baptist Revival services, 7 p.m. Friday-Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday; 107 Hunter Road in Tallulah, Hunter Heights Subdivision; Pastor Kelly Clark of New Hope Baptist Church in Crowville, La., will be the guest speaker.

Woodlawn Baptist Children’s fall fling, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; church parking lot, 2310 Culkin Road; pony rides, games, space walk, face painting, more.

Benefits

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

Rejoicing on the River 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday with an auction at 2 p.m.; admission, $5, includes all-you-can-eat and gospel entertainment; children under 3 get in free; proceeds to benefit Mountain of Faith Shelter; the Rev. Doyle Moulder, 630-0098 or 631-0030.