Published 12:00 am Monday, November 3, 2003

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River City BPW 6 tonight, Art & Soul; Regina Gailani will speak; Jeanie Whitaker, 634-1984; public invited.

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

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

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; David Haworth will speak on Operation Christmas Child.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Pete Young, Lions district governor, will speak.

Daughters of the American Revolution 10 a.m. Thursday, Purks YMCA on East Clay Street; Emma Keulegan will speak on the genealogy of Native Americans.

John C. Pemberton Camp Sons of the Confederate Veterans, 6 p.m. Thursday; Masonic Lodge on Cain Ridge Road; Battle of Shiloh film, public welcome.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Tuesday: 8 a.m.-noon, senior health fair at Jackson Street Community Center; 9:30, intermediate exercise and intermediate bridge; 10:30, quilting and beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., piano; 2, open-play dominoes.

TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly, 5:30-7 tonight; River Region West Campus; bring fruit/veggie for best loser and non-perishables for fund raiser; 661-5108 before 6 p.m. or 634-8917 after 6.

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

Free Ride to the Polls 9 a.m. until 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; 529-2044, 529-9833 or 529-0859 for transportation; sponsored by the NAACP.

Dillard’s Blood Drive 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Wednesday; department store conference room.

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

Adult CPR Class 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Red Cross building on Cherry Street; $20; Tracey, 636-9182.

After-School Program for Ages 8-17 Homework assistance and life-skills training, 920 Shannon St. and 1911-B Mission 66; provided by Central Mississippi Prevention Services; certified teachers and counselors available; 631-0102.

Porters Chapel Eagle Fest 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, 3460 Porters Chapel Road; craft market applications available, all crafts welcome; booth spaces, $15; Lisa Ingram, 638-3733.


Bowmar Baptist “Thrive” women’s simulcast conference, 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Nov. 15; speakers will be Kay Arthur, Jill Briscoe, Florence Littauer, Stormie Omartian, Michelle McKinney Hammond, Delilah, Crystal Lewis, Gary Smalley, Dr. John C. Maxwell; tickets, $45 before Wednesday or $55 after; Amy, 661-6203, or Dianna, 636-5026.