10/13/03

Published 12:00 am Monday, October 13, 2003

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Clubs

Delta Sigma Theta Vicksburg Alumni Chapter; 4 p.m. today; Bobbie Morrow, 638-8495.

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

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1969 Reunion meeting, 6:30 tonight, The Ridge apartment office; Willie Moore, 638-9329.

NAACP 7 tonight, 902 China St.; executive board meeting, 6 p.m.; all chairmen and members should attend.

Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Meeting to stuff goody bags, 6 tonight, Vicksburg Factory Outlets; 638-2698.

NARFE National Association of Retired Federal Employees; noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; $7 for meal; speaker, Neilsen Cochran.

Vicksburg Genealogical Society 10 a.m. Tuesday, Public Library; Joe Loviza will speak on Vicksburg’s Italian heritage.

Alpha Chapter of PAK Sorority 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Jacques; program will be a private auction.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; Bob Bell, incoming president, will speak.

Big Blue Band Boosters 6 p.m. Tuesday, band hall at Warren Central High School; all parents of high school band members asked to attend.

Tougaloo Alumni Association 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Shoney’s; 636-8554.

Vicksburg Art Association 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Old Constitution Firehouse at Main and Openwood; topic, The River Project, inspired by George Ohr.

American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213 Legionnaires; 8 p.m. Tuesday, Post home, 1618 Main St.

Vicksburg Civitan Club Noon Wednesday; speaker, Gary Lick, candidate for sheriff.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Royce Eaves will speak on snakes.

Vicksburg Warren Community Alliance Inc. 8 a.m. Thursday, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation.

Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Election meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday; Unique Impressions, 2420 Washington; dinner will be served.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., intermediate exercise and intermediate bridge; 10:30-noon, quilting; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., piano; 2, dulcimer class.

Public Library Tuesday and Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., preschool and toddler story time; Thursday: 4:30 p.m., story time with Sharon Williams from Dana Road Elementary School.

TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly; 5:30 Mondays, River Region West conference room, second floor; bring fruit or veggie item for best loser; will have booth at River Region Women’s Day of Health on Oct. 22; evening, 634-8917; morning, 661-5108.

Stroke Support Group 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, River Region West cafeteria.

Prostate Cancer Support Group 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, River Region West, education conference room.

Fall Blood Drive 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Wednesday, conference room of Army Corps of Engineers, Clay Street.

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

Obesity Surgery Support Group 6 p.m. Thursday, River Region Medical Center, education conference room A; 883-6099.

Fire Prevention Program 10 a.m. Friday, Vicksburg Factory Outlet Mall; preschools and kindergartens invited; call Connie, 636-1603, with number of children planning to attend; refreshments served; sponsored by the Vicksburg Fire Department.

Influenza Vaccinations For ages 60 and older; 9:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Friday and Oct. 24, Community Council, 3204 Wisconsin Ave.; sponsored by the Vicksburg BPW and the Community Council of Warren County.

23rd Annual Vicksburg Art Association’s Mississippi Artists Exhibition Oct. 25-29, Old Constitution Firehouse, 1204 Main St.; VAA members or Mississippi residents may participate; competitive awards; works accepted from 2 until 4 p.m. Saturday and 4-6 p.m. Monday at firehouse; opening reception, 8 p.m. Oct. 25; www.vaa.web.com or 638-9221.

Pee Wee Workout Registering for women’s classes; 1109 Mission Park Drive; abs/core conditioning and amazing arms group weightlifting; 636-1878 for times and information.

Churches

Grove Street M.B. Communion service, 7 p.m. Wednesday, House of Peace Worship, 707 Pierce St.; speaker, Beverly Hebron Wallace; pastor, Casey Fisher.

Triumph M.B. Revival, 7:15 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, 124 Pittman Road; speaker, Mike Fields, pastor of Triumph Church; for transportation, 218-1319.