Published 12:00 am Wednesday, February 4, 2004

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

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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.

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

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.

PAK Sorority Valentine party, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Baldwin House.

Reunite Social & Civic Club Country western dance, Saturday, 9 p.m. until; American Legion “The Hut;” DJ Dunkin Smith; $4 at the door.

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

Public programs

Senior Center Thursday: 9 a.m., chair exercises; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 12:30 p.m., Richter bridge; 1, piano class; 2, River Region’s “Your Good Health;” 3, dominoes and chicken foot games.

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

Hospice Volunteer Training Begins Thursday; choice of day or evening sessions; Patient’s Choice Hospice, 638-8308 to register or for information.

Grammar House Outreach Ministries Clothing distribution to the needy, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, 1208 Grammar Street; 638-3080.

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.

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge Community Center; hamburgers and drinks for sale; music by Lanny McCann and the Backwater Band.

Vicksburg Coin Show 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Battlefield Inn; free; sponsored by the Vicksburg Coin Club; Cason Schaffer, 638-1195.

Adopt-A-Thon 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, next to RadioShack at Pemberton Square mall.

HBCU Combined Choir Rehearsal 3-4 p.m. Saturday, Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 2629 Alma St.

Musical Appreciation for Tommy Green Family 6 p.m. Saturday, China Grove Church No. 2.

Geneva Jones Celebration To honor 39 years of service; 6 p.m. Saturday, Saint Mary’s Center, 1512 Main St.; guests include the Mount Pisgah Youth Choir, Precious Melodies of Faith, Sharkey Issaquena Mass Choir, Spiritual Voices, Sensational Six and Five Stars; master of ceremonies, the Rev. Leroy Wilson.

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

Boy Scout Troop 7 70th birthday celebration for former members on Sunday; www.bsatroop7.org, or Johnny Nassour, 636-7879.

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.