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2/13/04

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

Eagle Lake Development Association 7 tonight, community center; no meal.

Letitia Street Neighborhood Reunion Pre-Valentine’s dance, tonight, 9 p.m. until, American Legion, “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; DJ Alonzo Stevens; $2 in advance, $3 at door; food and door prizes; Brenda Brown, 638-5918.

Vicksburg Quilters Sit and sew, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Stitch-N-Frame; the Mississippi Quilt Association meeting will be in Jackson.

Rose of Sharon No. 24 O.E.S. 4 p.m. Saturday, Masonic building.

American Legion Auxiliary Valentine’s dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, American Legion Post 213; refreshments will be served.

WCHS Class of 1994 Meeting, 5:30 p.m. Sunday, Shoney’s.

AARP 10 a.m. Tuesday, Chamber of Commerce; Jeff Dickson will speak on long term care.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker will be Joe Stradinger with the Aphasia Hope Foundation.

Civitan Club Clergy day, noon Wednesday, Shoney’s.

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

Public programs

“The Sound of Music” 7:30 tonight and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday, Parkside Playhouse; 636-0471 for information and reservations.

Valentine’s Day Dance For high schoolers; 8-11 tonight, Jackson Street Community Center; free; photos taken for $3; sponsored by the City of Vicksburg.

Short Attention Span and Readers Theaters 7 tonight, Saturday and Feb. 20 and 21, chapel at All Saints’ Episcopal School; free; presented by the Back Alley Players; L. Spangler, 636-3185, or K. Woo, 636-0134.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” closed this Saturday.

Photography Sampler Photography basics and after-print hand coloring techniques; 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation; $20; reservations required. Basics of photography, 6-8 p.m. Monday and Wednesday, SCHF; teacher, Camilla Calnan; $35 includes film and developing; reservations required for either class, 631-2997.

TOPS Taking Off Pounds Sensibly; 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, River Region West, second-floor conference room; guest, area captain, Paulette Crosby; bring gift for best loser.

Charcoal Sketch Class Intermediate drawing and sketch workshop; 6-8 p.m. Tuesday and Feb. 24, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation; teacher, Nancy Mitchell; $30 includes all materials; limited space, reservations required, 631-2997.

Mr. Black History 2004 Featuring skits, African praise dancing and more; 6 p.m. Feb. 28, Triumph M.B. Church; presented by the Male Chorus; guest, New Rock of Ages Church Choir; 636-5293 or 638-8108.

Cajun Dinner Noon-4 p.m. Feb. 29, St. Michael Catholic Church; 634-8148 for tickets.

Sunburst Pageant Registration, 1 p.m. and pageant, 2 p.m. Sunday, Pemberton Square mall; 662-746-8103.

Mississippi Homemakers Volunteer Awards Banquet 11:30 a.m. Feb. 20, Maxwell’s; 636-8522 or 636-5442 for reservations and information; reservations due Monday.

Community First Aid On request at River Region Medical Center; 619-3826.

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

Pleasant Valley 6 tonight, adult play rehearsal; noon Saturday, “Girl Talk” for ages 10 and older; 2585 N. Washington St.

Zion Travelers M.B. Service, 3 p.m. Saturday; speakers, Jackie Griffin, Pat Benard, Beverly Prentiss and Virginia Houston; pastor, the Rev. Alfred Lassiter Jr.