Published 12:00 am Friday, September 26, 2003

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

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

AKA Sorority Inc. Meals on Wheels project, 10 a.m. Saturday, Mount Heroden Church fellowship hall; Rosie Harris or Debra Goodman for information.

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 on Clay Street; presenter, Robert M. Walker.

Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Board meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Rowdy’s; 636-2720.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s.

Public programs

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 tonight, 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.

Reading and Arithmetic Tutoring Service For grades 4-9; 5:30-7:30 p.m. each Tuesday and Thursday, 2903 Washington St.; free; to volunteer time or register a child, call Diane Rushing, 883-1956 or 630-0110; sponsored by His Majesty’s Ministries, Inc.

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.

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.

Narcotics Anonymous 8 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday; Good Shepherd Community Center, 629 Cherry St.; day, Alvin J., 661-7646 or 415-2180; evening, Jackie G., 638-8456 or 415-3345.


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

Bethlehem M.B. Choir rehearsal, 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; 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.