Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 3, 2004

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American Federation of Teachers Vicksburg-Warren Chapter; 4 p.m. today, Pizza Hut; speaker, Dr. James Price.

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Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Dot McGee, Warren County Chancery Clerk.

DAR Daughters of the American Revolution; 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Nogales House; speaker, Bruce Reid, district director of the Audubon Society.

Civitan Club Business meeting, noon Wednesday, Shoney’s.

Reclamation Ceremony 5 p.m. Feb. 28, Heroden Church; information, Dr. Alice Powell, 638-9826, or Stacey Wallace, 631-0907; for Zeta Phi Beta members interested in participating in Reclamation and/or transferring into Nu Kappa Zeta chapter.

Vicksburg Toastmasters 2052 Noon Thursday; Melinda Lamb, 634-3888, or Stephen Spangler, 634-3104.

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

Woodmen of the World Meeting, 6 p.m. Friday, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department on Goodrum Road; Valentine banquet, 7 p.m.; RSVP 638-2495 for location.

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

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.

Diabetes Support Group 5:30-7 tonight, River Region West, cafeteria; speaker, Dr. Robert Williams; 619-3609.

Mental Illness Support Group For family and friends of the mentally ill; 6 tonight, Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Complex, conference room; 636-1861.

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

Parkinson’s Support Group 2-3 p.m. Thursday, River Region West, cafeteria.

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

10th Annual Chili Feast 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 5-7 p.m. Friday and 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Purks YMCA; chili with cheese, salad, crackers, dessert and tea for dine-ins; $5; sponsored by the Vicksburg Kiwanis Club; Charlie McKinnie, 638-7722.

Culkin Athletic Association’s 2004 Baseball Season Registration for ages 5-14; 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Culkin Baseball Field; $55; Jennifer Harper, 638-5860.

Local Family Support Group for Autistic Children 7 p.m. Feb. 10, Warren Central Junior High Library; Regina Jeffers, 638-4642, or Patti Robinson, 636-8270.

NAMI Family-to-Family Education Program 12-week class for families of the mentally ill, 6-9 p.m. Feb. 12, Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Service, 3444 Wisconsin Ave.; free; sponsored by the Alliance for the Mentally Ill of Mississippi; for information and to register, Marcia, 535-2924, Mary, 636-3907, or the NAMI office, 800-357-0388.

Krewes Sought For information or to participate in the third annual Mardi Gras Parade at 2:30 p.m. Feb. 21, call the Vicksburg Main Street office, 634-4527, fax 631-3738, or e-mail rosaliet@vicksburg.org.

Cheer Dance Class Accepting 4-6 year-old students at Pee Wee Workout, 1109 Mission Park Dr.; instructor, Angela McDaniel Smith; 636-1878.

YMCA Biddy Ball Registration open for kindergarten-sixth grade; classes and games begin at 4:15 and 5:30 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays for six weeks; Purks YMCA, 638-1071.


Goodrum Baptist Bible study, 6 tonight-Wednesday, 4569 Fisher Ferry Road; speaker, Harvey Reeves; nursery provided.

Eagle Lake Baptist Beth Moore Bible study about Paul, 4:30 p.m. today.