Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 9, 2003

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American Legion Post 3 and Ladies Auxiliary 7 tonight, Monroe Street.

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VHS Class of 1989 Reunion meeting, 7 tonight, Shoney’s; Sonja Anderson, 415-7017, or Trina White-Lassiter, 415-1197.

Vicksburg Quilters Work session on tree decorations, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Stitch-N-Frame Shop, 2222 S. Frontage Road; visitors welcome.

Rose of Sharon No. 24 O.E.S. 4 p.m. Saturday, Baldwin Ferry Road; members asked to be present.

Israel Shrine Temple No. 7/Eureka Court No. 4 Annual dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday; Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.; donation, $10.

Temple High School Class of 1965 Reunion meeting, 4 p.m. Sunday, King David No. 1, 2719 Letitia St.; Ron Queen, 638-0171.

ASU Alumni, Vicksburg Chapter Bus trip to Houston, Texas, Oct. 18 for the Texas Southern and ASU ball game; 883-2141 or 636-3062.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; 1 p.m., open play dominoes; 2, river boat ride on Sweet Olive.

Health Awareness Free Seminar for Women 5:30 tonight and Oct. 16, Shoney’s; hormone replacement therapy and toxins in personal-care products will be discussed; Sherry Pratt, 529-4829, or Susan Gussio, 331-0167.

“The House Is on Fire” Auditions 5 p.m. today, Friday and Oct. 15 and 3 p.m. Saturday at House of Peace Worship Church, 707 Pierce St.; all ages, choirs and mime teams invited to audition; 218-1322 for information; written by Linda Sweezer.

The Attic Gallery’s 32nd Anniversary Show Reception, 7 until 9 p.m. Friday, 1101 Washington St.; artists include Kennith Humphrey, Ky Johnston, Byron Myrick, Patt Odom, J.E. Pitts, Holly Roberts and Felandus Thames.

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

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

State Marching Festival The Big Blue and Vicksburg Pride bands will compete at Pearl High School Saturday; an all day and night event.

Plant Swap, Sale and Giveaway 8 a.m. Saturday, Edwards Livestock Yard railroad at Mount Moriah Road; swap begins at 9 a.m.; sponsored by the Southern Dirt Garden Club.

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

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group 2 until 3 p.m. Monday, River Region West, cafeteria.

Alzheimer’s Workshop 1 until 3 p.m. Monday, Hinds Community College, Vicksburg campus; Linda Turner will speak.

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; church office, 638-6724 or Renee Holloway, 619-7065.


Triumph M.B. BTU/stewardship training, 6:30 tonight; 124 Pittman Road; speakers will be the Revs. Dexter Jones, Larry A. Nicks and Troy Truly; music by the praise and worship team.

Christian Home M.B. No. 2 Revival, 7:30 tonight-Friday, 4769 Lee Road; speaker, the Rev. Johnny Hughes, pastor.

New Mount Pilgrim Baptist Gospel explosion to honor Jeannie Thomas, minister of music; 6:30 p.m. Saturday; pastor, the Rev. Henry Williams.


Garage Sale 8 a.m. Saturday, 1415 Washington St., next to Broken Spoke; proceeds to go towards the VHS football cheerleaders.