Published 12:00 am Friday, January 23, 2004

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Rosa A. Temple Class of 1959 Reunion planning meeting, 4 p.m. Sunday at The Hut on Main Street; interested class members asked to attend; Clyde Harris, 636-6665, or Elijah Johnson, 636-9199.

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Retired Teachers Association Vicksburg Warren County chapter, 11:30 a.m. Monday; Hinds Community College, Mississippi 27.

Vicksburg Exchange Club 12:30 p.m. Monday, Shoney’s.

AARP 10 a.m. Tuesday, Chamber of Commerce; speaker will be Sidney Smith, elder planning specialist.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker will be Cheryl Comans of the Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce.

VHS Class of 1994 Reunion planning; addresses and assistance needed; Carr Murphy, 992-9151 or MurphyCarr@hotmail.com.

Public programs

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 tonight; music by Old Habits; burgers, drinks for sale; donations accepted.

Mississippi Symphony Brass Quintet Performance, 7 tonight; Southern Cultural Heritage Auditorium, corner of Cherry and Crawford streets; $5 donation suggested; 631-2997.

Ballroom, Latin, Swing Dance Party 8-10 tonight; Applause Dance Factory, 242 W. Stephens St. in Ridgeland; hustle lesson, 7-8; $10 per event; 856-6168, or for Vicksburg classes, 636-7000.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by Old Habits.

VBA Spring Baseball Registration Feb. 1-March 8; registration forms available at The Sport Center and City of Vicksburg Recreation Department; Darrell Evans, 636-5838; Bob Fitzgerald, 638-3280; or Dana Williams, 634-4514.

“The Sound of Music” Presented by Vicksburg Theatre Guild and Ameristar Casino; 7:30 p.m. Feb. 6, 7, 13, 14 and 2 p.m. Feb. 8, 15 at Parkside Playhouse; 636-0471 for reservations.

Rebuilding Blocks of Recovery 10-week workshop for those divorced, divorcing, separated or recovering from broken relationship; 6-8 p.m. Tuesdays through Aug. 12, Grace Christian Counseling Center, 1414 Cherry St.; $100 fee, registration required; program for children 6 and older and nursery provided; Walter Frazier, 636-5703.


Morning Star M.B. Choir musical, 6 p.m. Saturday; 848 Glass Road; all church and community choirs are welcome.

St. James M.B. Gospel Explosion, 7 p.m. Saturday; 1922 Pearl St.; guests will include Edmond Gibbs, J.J. Sampson, Jason Cooper, Willie White, Antwine Atkins; Charlie Blackmore Jr. is pastor.