Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 14, 2003

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

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Tougaloo Alumni Association 6:30 tonight, Shoney’s; 636-8554.

American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213 Legionnaires; 8 tonight, 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 Wednesday: 9 a.m. until noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises, senior style; 1 p.m., white elephant bingo, bring gift; 2:30, open play dominoes.

Public Library 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.

Stroke Support Group 6-7 tonight, River Region West cafeteria.

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

Fall Blood Drive 8 a.m.-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.

In Step Dance Club Thursday: Ballroom dance party, 8-9:30 p.m., refreshments; Friday: Latin dance class, 7-8 p.m.; $10 per class; 1855 Lakeland Drive, Suite A-21 in Jackson; 366-7499.

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 Outlets; 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.

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

Magnolia Ballroom Dancers Association Dance, 8-11 p.m. Saturday, Ethnic and Heritage Building, Jim Buck Ross Agriculture and Forestry Museum, Jackson; dance exhibition presented by Jim Frechette and Margaret Scola; $10 for members, $5 for first-time guests and $15 for returning guests; Jean Brewer, 898-1582, or Cheryn Netz, 362-1085.

Cheer Camp Cheers, chants and dances; 1-4 p.m. Oct. 25, Vicksburg High School gymnasium; for kindergarten through sixth grade; $25; free T-shirt for those registered by 3 p.m. Friday; sponsored by the Vicksburg High School football cheerleaders; 636-2914 to register.

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.


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 tonight-Thursday, 124 Pittman Road; speaker, Mike Fields, pastor of Triumph Church; for transportation, 218-1319.

Ridgeway Baptist The Gospel Echoes in concert, 6 p.m. Saturday, 4684 Redwood Road.

King Solomon M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Thursday, 1401 Farmer St.; speakers, the Revs. Reginald Benard, Willie Tobias and Calvin Stancil.


St. Alban’s Episcopal Dinner on the grounds, 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday, Bovina; to benefit the Community Food Pantry and the St. Alban’s emergency assistance programs.

Yard Sale 7 a.m. until noon Saturday; First United Pentecostal Church, 6541 Paxton Road; to benefit the building fund.