3/10/04

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, March 10, 2004

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Clubs

Rotary Noon Thursday, Maxwell’s; program, Dr. Clyde Muse, president of Hinds Community College.

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

Vicksburg Chapter No. 77, UDC 2 p.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; program, Nancy Clark.

American Legion Post 3 and Ladies Auxiliary 7 p.m. Thursday, 1712 Monroe St.; meal will be served.

Sons and Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen New chapter being formed; meeting for those interested, 7 p.m. Thursday, theater of the Vicksburg Battlefield Museum; 638-6500.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1959 Reunion planning meeting, 4 p.m. Saturday, home of Sherry Fisher, 392 Fisher Ferry Road; members asked to attend; Sherry Fisher, 638-7263, or Elijah Johnson, 636-9199.

VHS Class of 1989 Reunion, July 23-24; Sonja Anderson, 415-7017, or Trina White Lassiter, 868-0151, for registration and information.

VFW 10734 American Dart Association $10 blind draw tournament, 7 p.m. Friday; 501 American Division Championship, 10 a.m. Saturday; kitchen open both days.

Letitia Street Reunion First anniversary dance, Saturday, 9 p.m. until, American Legion, 1618 Main St.; DJ, Alonzo Stephens; $2 in advance, $3 at door; food and door prizes; Brenda Brown, 638-5918.

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; 1:30, dominoes and chicken foot games.

Warren County Baptist Sunday School Convention Meeting, 9:30 a.m. Thursday and Friday, Straughter Memorial Center, 1411 Martin Luther King Jr. St.; Albert Squire, president.

Free Job Readiness Workshop 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Jackson Street Community Center; ages 16-24; sponsored by the City of Vicksburg and Mississippi State Employment Service; 631-3769.

Buck’s Country Playhouse Dinner to honor Buck’s birthday, 5:30 p.m. Thursday in the Chicken Coop; fellowship and music by the Wild Bunch to follow; donations accepted; 638-3193.

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

Little League Try Outs Noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Mission 66 Ball Park; boys, ages 9-12; Roosevelt Brown Sr., 634-1604; Clyde Harris Jr., 661-0928; Glen D. Palmer, 630-9184; Dana Williams, 634-4514.

“The Confession of Adam and the Acquittal of Eve” 2 p.m. Saturday, Straughter Memorial Center, 1411 Martin Luther King Jr. St.; presented by the Mississippi Community of the African Israelites of Jerusalem; speaker, Prince Asiel Ben Israel; 638-4988 or 638-7947.

Vicksburg International Chamber Music Festival Tribute to the Glory of Baroque Dresden; March 18-28; benefit gala, “Vienna in Vicksburg,” 6:30 p.m. March 18, B’nai B’rith Literary Club, 721 Clay St.; deadline for gala tickets is Friday; for information, 638-2390 or 636-0390; tickets, Vicksburg Convention and Visitors Bureau, 636-9421, or www.tickets.usm.edu.

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

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

Scholarships D.W. Wiley Book and Vicksburg-Warren Alcorn State Alumni scholarships; applications available in high school counselors’ offices; deadline is April 15; Walter Sheriff, 638-7812, for information and address to return applications.

Churches

Lenten Fine Arts Series Noon Friday, Church of the Holy Trinity; program by the Chimneyville Readers Theatre; gumbo lunch, 12:35, McInnis Parish Hall; $7.

New Rock of Ages M.B. Quarterly meeting, trustees meet at 4 p.m. Saturday and members at 5.

King Solomon M.B. 144th church anniversary celebration; noon Saturday; pastor, the Rev. Reginald Bernard.

Cool Spring M.B. Gospel Musical 2004, 5 p.m. Saturday, 385 Faulk Steel Road; featuring the Friendship, Evergivings, Belmont and St. Paul male choruses, the Gospel Visionaires, Geneva Jones and more; Ryan Moore is pastor.

Grove Street M.B. Gospel explosion, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg City Auditorium; presented by the Inspirational Mass Choir; featuring, Lannie Spann-McBride, the Angelic Voices of Christ, Kevin Winters, the Gospel Harmonizers, Precious Melody of Faith, Grove Street Inspirational Mass Choir and more; the Rev. Casey Fisher is pastor.

Benefits

Third Annual HIV/AIDS Can Shake 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Factory Outlet mall; sponsored by Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.; proceeds to benefit the 807 Clinic of Vicksburg and Building Bridges, Inc. of Jackson.

Garage Sale 7 a.m.-noon Saturday, Tyson Foods, Inc., 1785 Interplex Dr.; 631-3600; proceeds to benefit the American Heart Association.