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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 Toastmasters 2052 Noon Thursday; Melinda Lamb, 634-3888, or Stephen Spangler, 634-3104.

Sons of the American Revolution 6 p.m. Thursday, The Duff Green Mansion; guest speaker will be Bill Lyle, state membership chairman/vice president of the Mississippi Society SAR of Tupelo; hors d’oeuvres and cocktails; Bob Bell, 636-5560.

Vicksburg Foundation for Historic Preservation Meeting and awards luncheon, noon Friday; Adolph Rose, 717 Clay St.; speaker will be Martha Swain, professor of history emerita at Texas Woman’s University; reservations due today, 636-5010.

Back Alley Players Business meeting/readers theater, 7 p.m. Friday; Maxwell’s Restaurant, 4207 E. Clay St.; arrive by 6 to order refreshments, donations accepted; K. Woo, 636-0134.

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.

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

Obesity Surgery Support Group 6 p.m. Thursday, River Region Medical Center, Conference Room A; 883-6099.

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.

White Goods Disposal Day 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Bovina Volunteer Fire Department, No. 4 Willow Creek Drive; most large appliances accepted; sponsored by the Warren County Board of Supervisors; 636-1431 or 634-8073.

Miss Mississippi Trunk Showing 1 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Convention Center, free admission; display of Allison Kellogg’s competition clothes and her talent; pageant office, 638-6746.

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

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.

Emergency Appeal Blood Drives Sept. 4, 9 a.m.-7 p.m. at River Region Medical Center, conference rooms C and D, and noon-4 p.m. at River Region West Campus in the bloodmobile; each donor receives a T-shirt.

Explorer’s Interdenominational Bible Study 9:30-11:15 a.m. each Wednesday, Sept. 10-May 12; First Presbyterian Church, 1501 Cherry St.; cost, $60; Maurice Tadlock, 638-2552, or Virginia Morton, 638-6385.


Cool Springs Baptist Revival, 7 tonight-Friday; the Rev. Royan Moore, pastor and evangelist.

Greater Mount Olive No. 2 Revival, 7 tonight-Friday; 109 Locust St.; guest speaker will be the Rev. Antoine Atkins of Taylor’s Chapel Church in Fayette; the Rev. Douglas Harris is pastor.

Morning Star M.B., Lorman 7:15 tonight-Friday; the Rev. Rickey O’Quinn, evangelist.

Mount Givens M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday; 210 Kirkland Road; guest evangelist will be the Rev. Will Moffett.

Warren County Baptist Sunday School Convention 9 p.m. Thursday-Friday; E.D. Straughter Memorial Center, 1411 Martin L. King Drive; Albert Squire, president.


United Way Teen HELP Car Wash 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Factory Outlets; $5 per vehicle.

Bright Morning Star M.B. Fund Raiser Fish dinner sale, 11 a.m. Saturday; 801 Meadow St., $5 per plate.