Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 24, 2003

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Vicksburg Toastmasters 2052 11:45 a.m. Thursday; Melinda Lamb, 634-3888; Stephen Spangler, 634-3104.

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Sons of the American Revolution 6 p.m. Thursday, Duff Green Mansion; Bill Lyle, state membership chairman and second vice president of the Mississippi Society SAR from the Tupelo area, to speak on membership; refreshments served.

Temple High School Class of 1965 Reunion meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, King David No. 1, 2719 Letitia St.; Ron Queen, 638-0171.

Vicksburg Coin Club 7 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg Clinic conference room.

Camille Art and Literary Club Breakfast, 9 a.m. Saturday, Rainbow Casino restaurant; final plans for state convention discussed; members asked to attend.

WCHS Big Blue Alumni Reunion, Saturday; includes students of Ollie Williams, Buddy Porter, John Waite and Gary Cook; Nancy Atkins Renfroe, 636-5372, or Stuart Burgess, sbur2880@aol.com for details.

Big Blue Band Marching band contest; depart at 7 a.m. Saturday, compete after 4:30 p.m. in Homewood, Ala.; for information, www.bigbluebands.com.

John Cupit-Corene Smith Cupit Family Reunion, 10 a.m. Saturday, Mallalieu Church, off East Lincoln Road in Brookhaven; bring covered dish; Lisa, 835-1587, or Pete, 624-5499 and 894-5113.

Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Old car cruise, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Bumpers; 636-2720.

Vicksburg-Warren Alcorn Alumni Chapter Honors/awards banquet, 7 p.m. Saturday, Battlefield Inn; contact a member for tickets or call, 638-5172.

Mu Xi Omega Chapter, Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 3 p.m. Sunday, fellowship hall, Mount Heroden Church, Clay Street; presenter, Robert M. Walker.

Public programs

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

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

Health Awareness Free Seminar for Women 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; hormone replacement therapy and toxins in personal-care products will be discussed; Sherry Pratt, 529-4829, or Susan Gussio, 331-0167.

Public Presentation David Rambie, executive vice president of the Buxton Company Inc., will present the proposed retail trade analysis for Vicksburg at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Vicksburg Convention Center.

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

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge Community Center; music by the Wright Road Band; hamburgers and drinks for sale; donations accepted.

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

Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science 10:30 a.m. until noon Saturday, Warren County Library, 700 Veto St.; information for parents and students in grades 9-10 considering MSMS; Kathie Sills, 636-0912.

Wire Sculpture Class 7 p.m. Tuesday, Firehouse Gallery; taught by Lee H. Abraham; bring wire cutters and needle-nose pliers; $25 for art association members, $30 for non-members; Brenda Neumann, 638-8426 or 529-0448, to register.

After-School Program 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.

Learning Garden Preschool at Oakland Baptist Church Registration open for ages 6 weeks to 5 years; introduction to math, science, art, music, Spanish, computers and Bible; 638-6724 or Renee Holloway, 619-7065.

21st Annual Old Court House Flea Market 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Oct. 4; rain or shine; $25 per space with limit of two spaces; food and drink spaces, limited to organizations, $50; spaces assigned; setup begins at 6:30 a.m.

Homebuyer Education Workshop 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Oct. 4; Warren County Extension Service; 1100-C Grove St.; pocket calculator required; offered by the City of Vicksburg and Mississippi Housing Initiative; Leona Stringer, 634-4520 for preregistration.


House of Peace Worship Revival, 7 tonight, 707 Pierce St.; speaker, the Rev. Larry A. Nicks, pastor of Triumph M.B. church; 630-3362 for information.

St. James M.B. Crusade for Christ, 7 :30 tonight-Friday; speaker, Larry Brown, pastor of Mount Zion No. 1; pastor, Charlie Blackmore Jr.

Bethlehem M.B. Choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Saturday; 3055 N. Washington St.; musicians, Kevin Winters and L.C. Dotson.

New China Grove M.B., Port Gibson Revival, 7:30 tonight-Friday; evangelist, the Rev. Kemp Burley; pastor, the Rev. Leon Nelson.

New Rock of Ages M.B. Choir Celebration to honor musician, Patricia “Stampey” Stamps, 6 p.m. Saturday, Valley Street; pastor, the Rev. M.R. Reed.