Published 12:00 am Friday, October 24, 2003

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Rosa A. Temple High School Class of 1969 Reunion meeting, 6:30 tonight, office at Ridge Apartments; Willie Moore, 638-9329.

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VAMP Vicksburg Association of Marketing Professionals; noon Tuesday, Bottleneck Blues Bar at Ameristar; speaker, Marshall Ramsey, Jackson cartoonist.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speakers will be Rosalie Theobald and Bob Ward with Vicksburg Main Street.

Lions Business meeting, noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s.

Vicksburg Coin Club 7 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg Clinic conference room.

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., Ameristar lunch and piano; 2, dulcimer class.

TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly; open house, 5:30 p.m. today, second floor conference room at River Region West.

Senate Debate District 23 state Senate candidates Mike Chaney and Marcie Tanner Southerland; 6 tonight, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library; no charge.

Make-A-Wish Foundation Volunteer Luncheon Noon Tuesday, community room at Pemberton Square mall; orientation session for those interested in becoming a volunteer, 11:45; no charge; 800-819-4072 or jwalsh@wish.org.

Epilepsy Support Group 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, River Region West, administrative conference room.

Learning Garden Preschool at Oakland Baptist Church Classes for ages 6 weeks to 5 years; 9 a.m. until noon or 2:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays; limited space; computers in each room; introduction to Spanish, music and phonics; Renee Holloway, 619-7065, or the church, 638-6724.

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

Halloween Carnival 4:30-7 tonight, Warren Central High School; costume contest at 6:30.

Public Library Tuesday and Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., preschool and toddler story time and a craft.

Community CPR 5-8 p.m. Tuesday, Street Clinic conference room; to enroll, 619-3826.

Community Cursillo Communion Service 6 p.m. Tuesday, Porters Chapel United Methodist Church; bring finger foods for after the service; the Rev. Jim Biedenharn, 636-3296; the Rev. Robert Armstrong, 638-2175.

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

“An Evening of Archeology” Lecture for Mississippi’s Archeology month by Douglas Sims and Mike Renacker; 7-8 p.m. Wednesday, Southern Cultural Heritage Center, 1302 Adams St.; $5 donation is suggested; 631-2997.

Vicksburg Warren County Community Alliance 9:45 a.m. Thursday, council room 200 at City Hall; speaker, Dick Hall of the Mississippi Department of Transportation; 638-1140.

Halloween Trick-or-Treat 5:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg Factory Outlets.

“College Visits, Marketing Yourself” 11:10 a.m. Thursday, Career Center at Vicksburg High School; for grades 11 and 12; must sign up by Wednesday; hosted by Willie Deyamport.

Mississippi Chapter of Blacks in Government Harvest festival, 6-9 p.m. Thursday, Elks Fidelity Lodge parking lot, 916 Walnut St.; all ages welcome; Dennis Butler, 634-3951, Linda Thomas, 634-4144, or Barbara Hubbard, 631-5229.

Haven House Family Shelter Counseling and support group; 638-0555.


Annual Combined Revival Service Hopewell, Bethlehem, Ebenezer and Rock of Ages Baptist churches; 6:30 p.m. Tuesday-Thursday, Hopewell Baptist, U.S. 61 South; speakers, the Revs. David Brown, J.D. Cooper and Michael Reed; 636-3693.

Lutheran Church of the Messiah Germanfest; 4-7 p.m. Nov. 1, 301 Cain Ridge Road; bratwurst plates, $5, hot dog plates, $2.50; eat in or carry out; 636-1894 or www.lutheranchurchofthemessiah.org.