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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 Civitan Club Noon Wednesday, Piccadilly; Sen. Mike Chaney will speak.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker will be Max Klaus.

Daughters of American Revolution 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Piccadilly; speaker will be a Vietnam prisoner of war.

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

John C. Pemberton Camp Sons of Confederate Veterans, 6 p.m. Thursday; Masonic Lodge, Cain Ridge Road; a film on the Battle of Shiloh will be shown; public invited.

Vicksburg Coin Club 7 p.m. Thursday, River Region West conference room.

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

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Wednesday: 9 a.m.-noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises; 1 p.m., bingo; 2:30, open play dominoes.

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

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

Book Signing and Reading 5-7 p.m. Thursday, Public Library; presented by Sha’ Givens, author of “I Am Woman Through the Storm.”

Health Awareness Free Seminar for Women 5:30 p.m. Thursday and Oct. 9, Shoney’s; hormone replacement therapy and toxins in personal-care products will be discussed; Sherry Pratt, 529-4829, or Susan Gussio, 331-0167.

Ballroom, Latin and Swing Dance Party 8-10 p.m. Friday, Applause Dance Factory in Ridgeland; $10 per person; swing lesson, 7-8 p.m.; other classes and private lessons available; 636-7000 for Vicksburg classes or 856-6168.

Humane Society Adopt-a-Thon 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; flea market by the Warren County Courthouse; 636-6631.

“Recognizing and Preventing Fraud In Your Small Business” 5-7 p.m. Oct. 14, Chamber of Commerce office; chamber members, $15, and non-members, $25; limited seating; Chamber, 636-1012, or HCC, 857-3536, for reservations; sponsored by the Hinds Community College Small Business Development Center and Vicksburg Warren County Chamber of Commerce.

Free Bible Correspondence Course Study in your home; 661-9321 or write to 125 Timberlane Drive, Vicksburg, 39180.


Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday; Multi-Purpose Building, 2869 N. Washington St.; North Washington residents eligible; verification of income, Social Security cards and recent utility bill required; the Rev. Larry Nicks, pastor.

St. James M.B. “Four Gospel Preachers,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday; the Rev. Charlie Blackmore Jr., pastor.

Gibson Memorial United Methodist Rummage sale, 8 a.m.-noon Saturday; 335 Bowie Road.


Stonewood Apartments Bake Sale 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 1309 Mission 66; 661-0318.