Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 28, 2003

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Vicksburg Coin Club Meeting, 7 tonight at River Region West conference room; coin show, Saturday and Sunday at Battlefield Inn.

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Rosa A. Temple Class of 1968 Reunion closeout meeting, 7 tonight; King Solomon Baptist Church on Farmer Street; souvenir packets available for pick-up.

Warren County Inspirational Choir Second anniversary celebration, 5 p.m. Saturday; Zion Travelers M.B. Church, 1701 Poplar St.

Vicksburg Cruisers Old car cruise, 6:30 p.m. Saturday; meet at Rowdy’s; 636-2720 or www.vicksburgcruisers.com.

Letitia Street Reunion Dance, 9 p.m. Saturday; American Legion, “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; DJ, “Dr. C” Richard Clark; $2 in advance/$3 at the door; free food and door prizes; reunion meeting at 5 p.m. Sunday, LD’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry St.; fees due.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Friday: 9:30 a.m., breakfast with River Region; 10, bean bag baseball; 1 p.m., Scrabble and chicken foot; 2:30, domino tournament.

National Alliance for Mentally Ill Free education and support course continues at 6 tonight; Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Center’s conference room; registration, 630-9470 or 800-357-0388.

Warren County Cub Scout School Night 7 tonight at Dana Road, Sherman Avenue, Beechwood, Redwood, Bowmar, South Park, Warrenton and St. Francis Xavier elementaries; applications and membership fees will be collected.

Ballroom, Latin and Swing Dance 8-10 p.m. Friday, Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive in Ridgeland; cha cha lesson, 7-8; other classes, private lessons available, 856-6168; Vicksburg classes, 636-7000.

Emergency Appeal Blood Drive 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; bloodmobile in front of Wal-Mart SuperCenter.

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

Senior Citizens Annual Picnic 1 p.m. Monday; Lakeover Funeral Home, 1525 Beasley Road in Jackson; prizes, food, entertainment, more; bring lawn chairs; 362-0162.

Children’s House Montessori Registration open for Tuesday; limited space for ages infant-12th grade; 636-2874.

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.

After-School Programs for Ages 8-17 Homework assistance and life-skills training, 920 Shannon St. and 1911-B Mission 66; provided by Central Mississippi Prevention Services; certified teachers and counselors available; 631-0102.

YMCA Little Kickers Soccer Registration ongoing for ages 4-6 at Raworth and Purks branches; play begins Sept. 8; 638-1071.

Fall Baseball Registration Continues through Tuesday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday at Vicksburg Parks & Recreation or 9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Monday through Saturday at The Sport Center; $15 per child, ages 5-14; 634-4514.


Christian Home M.B. No. 2 Dedication week, 7 nightly through Friday; guest speakers each night; gospel explosion, 6 p.m. Saturday; refreshments will be served; the Rev. Johnny Hughes is pastor.

Pleasant Valley Choir rehearsal, 4:30 p.m. Friday; North Washington Street.

Mount Pilgrim M. B. “Reclaiming the Day of the Lord,” 7:15 p.m. Friday; 3327 U.S. 61 South; Julius Jordan Sr. will be the guest speaker; Glen A. Hemphill is host pastor.

Bethlehem M.B. Family and Friends Day program, 5 p.m. Saturday at 3055 N. Washington St.; guest speaker will be Evangelist Carolyn Dent; guest choir will be Satartia Community Choir; refreshments will be served; the Rev. David Brown Jr. is pastor.


Golf Tournament Sept. 12, Vicksburg Country Club; registration, noon; tee time, 1 p.m.; $75 per person or $300 per team; proceeds go to Phil Witters’ medical expenses; Kent Smith, 636-8692.