Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 30, 2003

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Vicksburg Coin Club 7 tonight, Vicksburg Clinic conference room.

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WCHS Class of 1994 4 p.m. Sunday, LD’s Kitchen.

Exchange Club of Vicksburg Business meeting, 12:30 p.m. Monday, Shoney’s.

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

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Breakfast with River Region 9:30; bean bag baseball at 10; dominoes at 1 p.m.

Halloween Trick-or-Treat 5-7 tonight, LeTourneau Fire Department, 1720 Redbone Road.

Halloween Party 5-8 tonight, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department, 302 Goodrum Road.

Halloween Trick-or-Treat 5:30-7:30 tonight, Vicksburg Factory Outlets.

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

Halloween Trick-or-Treat For up to age 12; Friday, Pemberton Square mall; registration for costume contest, 5:30; contest, 6 p.m. at McRae’s Court; trick-or-treat, 6; spooky photos off Center Court, 5-8 p.m.; full-face masks may not be worn by anyone over age 12.

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

“WBAP Presents Halloween Hauntings 2” 7 p.m. Friday, Borello’s, 1306 Washington St.; free, donations accepted; refreshments served at 6; presented by the Back Alley Players.

Hunter’s Education Class 8 a.m. until 6 p.m. Saturday, New Vision Family Worship Center fellowship hall, 3525 Wisconsin Ave.; sponsored by the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks; 634-8710.

412th Family Readiness Group General membership meeting, 10 a.m. Saturday, George Morris Reserve Center, 1265 Porters Chapel Road; Juanita Warren, 629-3401.

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.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by the Wright Road Band.

Holiday Batiks Adult art workshop, two sessions, 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and Nov. 6, Southern Cultural Heritage Center, 1302 Adams St.; reservations required; $35 fee; taught by Nancy Mitchell; 631-2997 to register.

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.


King Solomon M.B. Fall harvest festival, 6-8 tonight, fellowship hall; food, fun and games for all ages.

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

Christian Home M.B. No. 2 Youth fall festival, 5-7 tonight, 4769 Lee Road; games, music, prizes and food; pastor, the Rev. Johnny Hughes.

Pleasant Valley Choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. Friday, 2585 North Washington St.

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.

St. James M.B. Bless the Lord Day, 7 tonight; games, food and fun; pastor, Charlie Blackmore Jr.


“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.

Garage Sale 7 a.m. until 1 p.m. Saturday, Patient’s Choice Hospice, 1911 Mission 66, Suite C.

Redwood Elementary School Annual Fund Raiser Turkey Shoot, 8 a.m. until 4 p.m.; carnival, 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday; Kim Newcomb, 638-8968.

Gospel Music Benefit 7 p.m. Saturday, Shiloh M.B. Church, 923 Green St.; pastor, Dr. Willie J. Jones; proceeds to go to Kenny Jones’ hospital bills; Cecilia Cole, 638-5228.

Warren County Habitat for Humanity Soup, cornbread/crackers and dessert fund raiser; 11:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Saturday, Holy Trinity, 900 South St., east side entrance; tickets, $5; carry-outs available; leave message for Ardiss between noon and 6 p.m., 638-2503, or contact a Habitat board member.

Yard Sale 7 a.m. until noon Saturday, Rebel Welding Supply parking lot, 180 Highway 80; proceeds to go towards Phil Winters’ hospital bills.