3/5/04

Published 12:00 am Friday, March 5, 2004

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Clubs

Woodmen of the World 6 tonight, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department, Goodrum Road; scrapbook workshop to follow; 638-2495.

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Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Breakfast at Cracker Barrel, 7 a.m. Saturday; car show in Brookhaven to follow; 636-2720.

Camille Art and Literary Club 9 a.m. Saturday, Rainbow Buffet; Allene, 636-3062.

VHS Class of 1984 Reunion planning meeting, 11 a.m. Saturday, Jackson Street Community Center.

Sanders, Younger, Mosley and Webb Families Reunion meeting, 3 p.m. Sunday, home of Ruth Nixon; 636-6537 for information or directions.

VFW 10734 Monthly meeting, 7 p.m. Monday; post home on Indiana Avenue.

Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi Spring state meeting, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Central High School auditorium, West Street in Jackson; registration at 9; parking on west side of the building.

Vicksburg Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker will be Dr. Warren A. Jones, state director of Medicaid.

Public programs

Girl Scout Cookie Booths Troop 33; 4-7:30 tonight, Blockbuster; 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Wal-Mart; 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, IGA.

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

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

Ballroom Dance Classes 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation; $20 per person; individuals and couples welcome; 631-2997 for reservations.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group 2-3 p.m. Monday, River Region West, cafeteria.

Relay for Life Team captain meeting, 5:30 p.m. Monday, Bowmar Baptist; sponsored by the American Cancer Society.

Intercessory Prayer Meeting For the Strong Women vs. Women of Strength Conference; 5:30 p.m. Monday, House of Peace Worship Church, 707 Pierce St.; 218-2479.

Yokena-Jeff Davis Water District Annual meeting, 7 p.m. Monday, water district office, 4865 Jeff Davis Road.

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

Crawford Street Play School Fall registration open for ages 1-4; extended day offered for ages 3 and 4; Sally Riddle, 636-5612, or 638-7397.

Babysitting Class 8 a.m.-3:30 p.m. March 12, American Red Cross, 908 Cherry St.; $25; bring lunch, snacks provided; 636-9182 for reservations.

Homebuyer Education Workshop 8 a.m.-5 p.m. March 20, Warren County Extension Service conference room, 1100 C Grove St.; must attend all sessions; bring pocket calculator; Leona Stringer, 634-4520, to register; sponsored by the City of Vicksburg and Mississippi Housing Initiative.

Tee Ball Registration open through March 27 at Purks and Raworth YMCA for ages 4-6; games begin March 29; Purks YMCA, 638-1071.

Scholarships Applications and requirements available in high school counselors’ offices; registration open through April 1; scholarship is for $1000; sponsored by the Great River Chapter, American Society of Military Comptrollers; Albert Spears, scholarship chairperson, 634-2552.

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.

Travelers Rest Christian Academy Fall registration open at 718 Bowmar Ave., for kindergarten-fourth grade; after-school program available; 636-3712.

Benefits

Phillip Whitter Benefit 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Heads Up, 3040 C Indiana Ave.; all money made on haircuts will go towards medical expenses; 634-1610.

Lenten Catfish Dinner Fund Raiser 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, St. Mary’s Center, 1512 Main St.; $5, dine-in or carry out; 636-1732; sponsored by St. Mary’s Catholic Church.