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1/8/04

We welcome your items for the Community Calendar. Submit items by postal service (P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182), e-mail (newsreleases@vicksburgpost.com), fax (634-0897), delivered in person to 1601-F N. Frontage Road, or by calling 636-4545 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. If corresponding by fax, mail or e-mail, be sure to include your name and phone number. Items can be published a maximum of four times.

Clubs

Army-Navy Club Monthly steak dinner meeting, 7 tonight, club house.

Vicksburg Coin Club 7 tonight, Vicksburg Clinic conference room.

American Legion Post 3 and Ladies Auxiliary 7 tonight, 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 tonight; 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, all locations.

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.

“Jabberwock” Sign up for the seventh annual production, 2 p.m. Saturday, Jackson Street Community Center, 923 Walnut St.; for girls in grades k-12; sponsored by the Vicksburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.; Dr. Deborah Dent, 634-0988, or LaTonya Jackson, 634-0341.

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

Founder’s Day Program Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority Inc.; 3 p.m. Sunday, Springhill M.B. Church, 1815 Mission 66; Larry Tyrone, 636-1122, or Thurman Nelson, 638-9188.

Fibro Support of Mississippi 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Thomas Hall, St. Dominic’s North Campus in Jackson; group’s purpose is to promote a health-balanced lifestyle through education, awareness and a local support system; Joyce Brown, 866-2278.

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.

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.

Churches

King David M.B. No. 2 Business meeting, 1 p.m. Saturday, 1224 Bowmar Ave.; members asked to attend; pastor, the Rev. Johnny L. Williams.

Triumph M.B. Winter church conference business meeting, 3 p.m. Saturday, 124 Pittman Road; members asked to attend; pastor, the Rev. Larry Nicks.

King Solomon M.B. Business meeting, 3 p.m. Saturday; 1401 Farmer St.; pastor, the Rev. Reginald Bernard.

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.

Mount Olive M.B., Villa Nova Business meeting, 6 p.m. Saturday, Oak Ridge Community; members asked to attend.

Benefits

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.