Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 13, 2004

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Vicksburg Art Association 7:30 tonight, Old Constitution Firehouse; speaker, Shelley Palmer-Beach.

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American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213 Legionnaires 8 tonight; refreshments will be served.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Charles Riles.

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

Vicksburg-Warren Community Alliance Inc. 8 a.m. Thursday, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation.

Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club 7 p.m. Thursday, 108 Dogwood Drive; bring covered dish.

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

Public programs

Senior Center Wednesday: 9 a.m.-noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises; 1 p.m., white elephant bingo, bring gift; 2:30, open play dominoes.

Big Blue Band Boosters 6 tonight, Warren Central High School Band Hall; all parents of high school band students invited.

Stroke Support Group 6-7 tonight, River Region West, cafeteria.

Prostate Support Group 6:30-7:30 tonight, River Region West, education conference room.

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

Open House 4-6 p.m. Wednesday, The Initiative Child Care Center, 1306 Hope St.

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

Serenity Al-Anon Fellowship for family and friends of alcoholics and addicts; 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Marian Hill, administration area; 631-2770 or 631-2705.

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

Buck’s Country Playhouse 6 p.m. Friday in the Chicken Coop; variety of soup for $2; music at 7 by Omar Rivers.

Ballroom, Latin and Swing Dance Party 8-10 p.m. Friday, Applause Dance Factory, 242 W. Stephens St., Ridgeland; Hustle lesson, 7-8; $10 per person; other classes and private lessons available; 856-6168; for Vicksburg classes, 636-7000.

Postpartum Mother and Baby Fitness Classes Registration open at Pee Wee Workout, 1109 Mission Park Drive; ABS/core-conditioning classes also open; 636-1878.

Saturday Dance VFW 10734, Indiana Avenue; 8 p.m-1 a.m.; live band playing country, blues, rock n’ roll; food, drinks, raffles; $10 couple, $7 single.


Jones Chapel Business meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday, 1340 Bay St.; members asked to attend; pastor, the Rev. Joseph Brown.

Mountain of Faith Ministries Services, 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, Vicksburg City Auditorium; speaker, Dr. Raymond Biard, pastor and founder of Jackson Revival Center Inc.; guests, the Jackson Revival Center Sanctuary Choir and the Spirit in Motion Dance Ministry; Tina Hayward, 831-4405.

St. James M.B. Mid-month Holy Communion service, 7 p.m. Wednesday, 1922 Pearl St.; speaker, Dennis Reddin, pastor of Mount Pisgah M.B. Church; guests, Mount Pisgah Church family and choir; host pastor, Charlie Blackmore Jr.

Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Multi-Purpose building, 2869 N. Washington St.; people in North Washington Street area eligible to apply; verification of income, social security cards for each member and recent utility bill required; pastor, the Rev. Larry Nicks.

Grove Street M.B. Mid-month Communion service, 7 p.m. Wednesday, House of Peace Worship Church, 707 Pierce St.; speaker, Bertha Davenport; pastor, the Rev. Casey Fisher.