2/24/04

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 24, 2004

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Clubs

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Judge Frank Vollor to speak on need for additional courtroom space.

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TRIAD 2 p.m. Wednesday, City Hall Annex; speaker, Allen Maxwell with E-911.

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

Vicksburg Coin Club 7 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg Clinic conference room.

In Step Dance Club Ballroom dance party, 8-9:30 p.m. Thursday, $10; 1855 Lakeland Drive, Suite A-21 in Jackson; Havana Nights exhibition, 7 p.m. Friday; North Park and Parkway Place cinemas; 366-7499 for information on both events.

Public programs

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

Public Library Wednesday: 10:30 a.m, preschool and toddler story time and activity; Saturday: 10 a.m.-noon, program with All Saints’ students in library auditorium.

Spirituality in Health and Healing Lecture and discussion by Allison Vaccaro; 6:30-7:30 tonight, meeting room at Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library, 700 Veto St.; free; refreshments served.

HBCU Combined Choir Noon Wednesday, ERDC auditorium, 3909 Halls Ferry Road; Debra Goodman or Linda Thomas for information.

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

Make-A-Wish Foundation of Mississippi Volunteer luncheon, noon-1 p.m. Thursday, Pemberton Square mall, community room; free; Jane Walsh, 800-819-4072.

Free Volunteer Training For the Drug and Violence Prevention Program; 9:30-10:30 a.m. Friday, Child Abuse Prevention Center, 2732 Washington St.; must be age 21; no experience necessary; 634-0557.

Area 10 Special Olympics Volleyball game; 9 a.m. Friday, Warren Central High School, Building B; for secondary students and adults.

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

VBA 2004 Spring Baseball Tryouts 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday and March 6, Halls Ferry Park; for ages 7-15; tryouts required; Darrell Evans, 636-5838, Bob Fitzgerald, 638-3280 or Dana Williams, 634-4514.

Scholarships Applications and requirements available in high school counselors’ offices; registration open until April 15; sponsored by the Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club; T.P. Williams, scholarship chairperson, 636-2588.

Haven House Family Shelter Individual counseling and support group provided; 638-0555.

American Red Cross Lifeguard Training Registration open; classes, March 22-April 2 and May 3-14; $100; age 15 and older; Brian Gough, 638-1071; sponsored by the Vicksburg YMCA.

After-School Program for Ages 8-17 Homework assistance and life-skills training, 920 Shannon St. and 1911-B Mission 66; provided by Central Mississippi Prevention Services; certified teachers and counselors available; 631-0102.

Art at the Healthplex Three floors of art by various artists; 5 a.m.-10 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 5 a.m.-8 p.m. Friday, 7 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday and 1-6 p.m. Sunday; Mississippi College campus; no admission; Jeanette Jarmon, 906-3458 or 924-3974.

Churches

Grove Street M.B. Relationship enrichment, 6 p.m. Wednesday, House of Peace Worship, 707 Pierce St.; teacher, Virginia Houston; pastor, the Rev. Casey Fisher.

Belmont M.B. Men’s conference, 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday, 4446 Charlie Brown Road; pastor, Phillip Burks.