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10/28/03

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Clubs

Lions Business meeting, noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s.

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

VAMP Vicksburg Association of Marketing Professionals; noon Nov. 4, Bottleneck Blues Bar, Ameristar Casino; Marshall Ramsey, Jackson cartoonist, will speak.

Public programs

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

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.

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

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

Community Cursillo Communion Service 6 tonight, 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 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 5-7 p.m. Thursday, LeTourneau Fire Department, 1720 Redbone Road.

Halloween Party 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department, 302 Goodrum Road.

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.

Ablaze Fall Concert 4 p.m. Saturday, Straughter Baptist Memorial Center, 1411 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd.; recording artists, choirs and soloists will perform; dinner will be served; to recognize Elizabeth Hill, Lena Straughter and Charles Williams; sponsor, Daisy L. Waters.

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

Community First Aid Held by request, River Region Medical Center; 619-3826.

Diabetes Education Class Group and individual, call for times; River Region West; 619-3609.

Churches

Annual Combined Revival Service Hopewell, Bethlehem, Ebenezer and Rock of Ages Baptist churches; 6:30 tonight-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. Saturday, 301 Cain Ridge Road; bratwurst plates, $5, hot dog plates, $2.50; eat in or carry out; 636-1894 or www.lutheranchurchofthemessiah.org.

New Mount Pilgrim Baptist Musical program, 7 p.m. Saturday, 501 North Poplar St.; to honor Leatrice Stampley, minister of music; pastor, the Rev. Henry Williams.

Benefits

“Kids for Kids” Rummage Sale 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Mansell Hall at First Presbyterian Church; proceeds to benefit the preschool and kindergarten.