Published 12:00 am Monday, December 15, 2003

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

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NAACP Annual meeting, 7 tonight, 902 China St.; executive board meeting, 6 p.m., all chairmen should be present.

AARP Installation of officers, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Buck’s Country Playhouse; bring covered dish; 638-8300.

Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club 7 p.m. Thursday, president’s home on Main Street; bring covered dish and gift.

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; 2:30, open play dominoes.

Christmas Concert 7 tonight, Warren Central High School auditorium; presented by the Warren Intermediate sixth-grade band and the Warren Central Junior High seventh- and eighth-grade bands.

Public Library Tuesday 10:30 a.m., Christmas party in auditorium with “Vicksburg Musical Presentation” performed by the Senior Center; Wednesday 10:30 a.m., preschool and toddler story time and a craft.

Blood Drive 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Family Life Center at First Baptist Church; bring identification; sponsored by Mississippi Blood Services.

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

Obesity Surgery Support Group 6 p.m. Thursday, River Region Medical Center, Education Conference Room A; bariatric coordinator, 883-6099.

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

Hawkins United Methodist Preschool Accepting applications for ages 2-4 for January; 636-7051.

Haven House Family Shelter Individual counseling and support group provided; 638-0555.

Grocery Donations Mountain of Faith Ministries and County Market will give groceries to needy families at 3 p.m. Dec. 28 in the County Market parking lot; donations, Mountain of Faith Ministries, P.O. Box 820138, Vicksburg, MS 39180; Artia Williams, 661-8321, or Tina Hayward, 831-4405.


Bethel A.M.E. Pearl Street Methodist Episcopal Church’s Yuletide cantata, 7 p.m. Thursday, Bethel A.M.E. Church, 805 Monroe St.; pastor, the Rev. Robert Boyd; superintendent, Herman R. Brown.


Spaghetti Eating Contest 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Borello’s; $5 to enter; Borello’s will match proceeds; to benefit the Child Abuse Prevention Center.