Published 12:00 am Monday, December 8, 2003

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Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Christmas party, 6 tonight; 638-4785; vicksburgcruisers.com.

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

NARFE Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; entertainment by Mike Thum; $7 for meal.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Nielsen Cochran, Public Service Commission.

PAK Sorority, Alpha Chapter Christmas party, 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nogales House.

Tougaloo Alumni Association Tuesday’s meeting is canceled.

Lions No Wednesday meeting; Christmas party on Thursday.

American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213, Legionnaires; 8 p.m. Tuesday, 1618 Main St.; refreshments served.

JSU Alumni Association Vicksburg-Warren Chapter; 6 p.m. Wednesday, LD’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry St.

United Daughters of the Confederacy Vicksburg Chapter No. 77; Christmas luncheon, 11:30 a.m., Thursday, Shoney’s.

PRAM River City Chapter; 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Eddie Monsour’s Restaurant; speaker, Sister Pauline Oakes, RSM; public relations practitioners and those interested invited; Bill K. Mullen, billkmullen@aol.com.

Society of American Military Engineers Christmas meeting, 6 p.m. Thursday, Maxwell’s; dinner, $12; reservations to David Jenkins, 631-7695, by noon Tuesday.

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

Public programs

Senior Center Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., intermediate exercise and intermediate bridge; 10:30-12:30, open use of computers; 1 p.m., piano; 2, dulcimer class.

TOPS Take Pounds Off Sensibly; 5:30-6:30 tonight, Vicksburg Clinic conference room, second floor.

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

Christmas Open House 2-4 p.m. Tuesday, Welcome Center, 4210 Washington St.; music by the Old Time Music Society; refreshments available; 638-4269.

Christmas Open House at the Mansion 6-8 p.m. Tuesday, Cedar Grove Mansion, 2200 Oak St.; refreshments available; tours with guide in period Victorian dress; music provided; Belinda, 661-6100 or 800-862-1300.

Stroke Support Group 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, River Region West, cafeteria.

Child Birth Class Early beginning, sibling and breast feeding classes; Tuesday and Dec. 16, River Region Medical Center, education conference rooms; to register, 883-5354.

Prostate Cancer Support Group 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, River Region West, education conference room.

Local Family Support Group for Autistic Children 7 p.m. Tuesday, Warren Central Junior High Library; Regina Jeffers, 638-4642, or Patti Robinson, 636-8270.

“Joy to the World,” A Choral Concert 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Warren Central High School Auditorium; adults, $3, students, $2; featuring, Madrigals, Total Sound, Varsity Choir, Concert Choir, Women’s Choir and Jennifer Tillotson; Nancy Robertson or Chris Haygood, 631-2867.

“Jammin’ for the Kids” Toy drive and fund raiser; 6 p.m. until midnight Wednesday, Maxwell’s; $5 admission or new unwrapped toy; entertainment provided; sponsored by local musicians, Keystone Ministries, Angel Tree and the Warren County Sheriff’s Department; 636-1344.

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

Adult CPR Certification 5:30 p.m. Thursday, American Red Cross; $25; Tracey, 636-9182, for appointments.

YMCA Christmas Camp Available to grades K-6 during Christmas holidays; register at Purks or Raworth branches; 638-1071.

Annual Confederate Christmas Ball Deadline for reservations is Wednesday; tickets, $15 for ages 18 and younger, $25 for adults; ball begins at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 13; 636-0741.

Women’s Abs/Core Conditioning Workshop Registration now open for workshop with BOSU trainer beginning Dec. 15; register at Pee Wee Workout, 1109 Mission Park Drive, or call 636-1878.

Cheer Dance Classes Now accepting students ages 4-6; class, 4-4:45 p.m. Mondays, Pee Wee Workout, 1109 Mission Park Dr.; 636-1878; instructor, Angela McDaniel-Smith.


Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday; multi-purpose building, 2869 N. Washington St.; open to residents of North Washington Street; verification of all income, Social Security cards and recent utility bill required; the Rev. Larry Nicks, pastor.

Westminster Presbyterian Christmas dinner, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; music by the Adult Bell Choir.

New Mount Pilgrim Baptist Seven-week course, “Deepening Your Spiritual Roots;” 6:30 tonight and Dec. 15; 638-9260 or 415-5320; pastor, the Rev. Henry Williams.