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DAR Daughters of the American Revolution; 10 a.m. Thursday, Purks YMCA; report day and film on Rosalie.

Army-Navy Club Monthly steak dinner meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, club house.

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

American Legion Post 3 and Ladies Auxiliary 7 p.m. Thursday, Post Home on Monroe Street.

AARP Board meeting, 2 p.m. Friday, Chamber of Commerce.

VHS Class of 1989 Reunion meeting, 7 p.m. Friday at Shoney’s; Sonja Anderson, 415-7017, or Trina White-Lassiter, 415-1197.

In Step Dance Club Ballroom dance party, 8-9:30 p.m. Thursday; ballroom dance class, 7-8 p.m. Friday; $10 per activity; 1855 Lakeland Drive, Suite A-21 in Jackson; 366-7499.

Rose of Sharon No. 24 O.E.S. 4 p.m. Saturday, Masonic Temple; members asked to attend.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1959 Reunion planning meeting, 4 p.m. Sunday, 3705 Halls Ferry Road; Clyde Harris, 636-6665, or Elijah Johnson, 636-9199.

VFW 10734 Monthly meeting, 7 p.m. Monday at the post home on Indiana Avenue.

Public programs

Hinds Community College Open Registration 8:15 a.m.-6:30 tonight and Thursday, all locations.

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

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

Weekend Wood-Carving Class Friday through Sunday, Chimneyville Craft Gallery in Jackson; $285 plus materials; 932-1678; instructor, George Berry Sr.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by Lanny McCann and the Backwater Band.

Narcotics Anonymous 8 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, Good Shepherd Community Center, 629 Cherry St.; daytime, Alvin J., 661-7646; evening, Jackie G., 638-8456 or 415-3345.


Grove Street M.B. Business meeting, 6 p.m. Saturday, House of Peace Worship Church, 707 Pierce St.; members asked to attend; pastor, the Rev. Casey Fisher.

Christian Home M.B. No. 2 Business meeting, 6 p.m. Saturday, 4769 Lee Road; members asked to attend; pastor, the Rev. Johnny Hughes.

Pleasant Hill M.B. Business meeting, 4 p.m. Saturday, Halls Ferry Road; pastor, Joseph Brisco.


10th Anniversary Celebration and Fund-Raiser Cocktail buffet, 7-9 p.m. and dance, 8 p.m.-midnight Saturday with music by the Earth Angels; Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation auditorium; tickets, $35; cocktail attire; proceeds to benefit the Cultural Center; 631-2997.