11/14/03

Published 12:00 am Friday, November 14, 2003

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Clubs

Delta Kappa Gamma 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Bowmar Magnet Elementary.

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Ivyettes Girls Club 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Rolling Acres Community Center.

Willing Workers Club 3 p.m. Saturday, Pleasant Valley Church, 2585 N. Washington St.

Broadwater Lodge No. 55 6 p.m. Saturday, second degree; casual dress; Prince Hall Masons welcome.

We Care Community Services Inc. Annual meeting and 31st anniversary banquet; 7 p.m. Saturday, St. Mary’s Center; speaker, Marcie Tanner Southerland.

Knights of Columbus Saltillo breakfast, 8-11 a.m. Sunday, KC Hall; $3 per person and $12 immediate family; public welcome.

Vicksburg-Warren Retired Teachers Association Officer election and Retired Teacher of the Year presentation; 11 a.m. Monday, Maxwell’s.

Rosa A. Temple High School Class of 1969 Reunion meeting, 6:30 p.m. Monday, Ridge Apartment office building; Willie Moore, 638-9329.

AARP Dutch treat luncheon for members, 11 a.m. Tuesday, private dining room at Rainbow Casino; bring items for Thanksgiving basket; 638-1363.

Vicksburg Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; “Know Your Kiwanians.”

Vicksburg Art Association Donations for silent auction being accepted; auction will be held at 8 p.m. Dec. 5, Old Constitution Firehouse; members asked to donate art or services; donor receives 50 percent of proceeds; for donations, Lesley Silver, 638-9221.

Public programs

Open House 4-8 tonight and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday at Cherry Street Studios, 1909 Cherry St.; Suncatchers, 1907 Cherry St.; and Education Station, 1101 Belmont St.

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 tonight, Oak Ridge Community Center; music by Buck Wilds and the Wild Bunch; burgers and drinks for sale; donations accepted.

“Look Both Ways” Arts and fine crafts by Kathy Gergo, Jean Blue, Tony DiFatta, Ellen Langford, Betsy Liles and Claudia Cartee; reception, 7-9 tonight, The Attic Gallery, 1101 Washington St.; 638-9221 or www.atticgallery.web.com.

Free Clothes Drive 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Rose Hill M.B. Church, 683 Stenson Road; free refreshments; hosted by the Junior Missionary Society; 636-1467.

Annual Bazaar and Spaghetti Lunch 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church, 335 Bowie Road; lunch from 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; tickets, $5 for adults and $3 for children under 12; take-outs available.

Teddy Bear Drive 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Pemberton Square mall, center court; donations will be distributed to local nursing homes; 634-8089 or 636-1703; sponsored by Girl Scout Troop No. 119.

Adopt-A-Thon 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Pemberton Square mall; hall beside RadioShack; sponsor, Vicksburg-Warren Humane Society.

Support Group for Families of Special Needs Children 3 p.m. Saturday, Ryan’s Steakhouse; speaker, Bac Shelton; sponsor, the Cerebral Palsy Foundation of Mississippi.

Joint Autograph Event Muralist Robert Dafford and author Minor Ferris Buchanan, biographer of Holt Collier who is featured in the mural, will sign commemorative prints, posters and books in celebration of the completion of the fifth waterfront mural; 3-5 p.m. Saturday, courtroom of Old Court House Museum.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by Old Habits.

Salvation Army Angel Tree Make-Up Day 9-11:30 a.m. and 1-3 p.m. Monday, Salvation Army Citadel, 530 Mission 66; bring picture ID, pay stub, birth certificate and Social Security card for all children, verification of expenses and all income, including government benefits.

Operation Christmas Child Bring shoe boxes filled with toys, school supplies, hard candy, etc., to First Baptist Church Family Life Center, 1607 Cherry St., Monday-Nov. 21, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Churches

Triumph M.B. Couples conference, 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, 124 Pittman Road; the Rev. Larry and Carla Nix, facilitators; public welcome; 638-8108.

Traveler’s Rest Baptist “All Male Extravaganza,” 6 p.m. Saturday, 718 Bowmar St.; sponsor, the Wellness Ministry; pastor, the Rev. Thomas Bernard.

Wayside Apostolic Church of Deliverance Pastor appreciation, 7:30 tonight and Saturday; speakers, James Laird and Irene McGraw.

Benefits

Crissi Wilkerson and Chandler Luke Benefit 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, City Park pavilion; moon jump, food, activities, silent auction, and music by Aron Shiers; to benefit medical bills; 630-9078.

Turkey Dinner Fund Raiser 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Saturday, KC Council Home, Fisher Ferry Road; eat in or take out; to benefit priest education.

Alexander Demby Benefit 6 p.m. Saturday, King David No. 1 M.B. Church; music provided; to benefit medical bills.

Fish Fry Sunday, noon until, The Games, Delta, La.; to benefit Koudy Goulette’s medical bills.