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3/15/04

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Clubs

NAACP Executive board meeting, 6 tonight; general membership meeting, 7 p.m., 902 China St.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1969 Reunion meeting, 6:30 tonight, Ridge Apartment.

AARP 10 a.m. Tuesday, Chamber of Commerce; Lilly Henderson will speak on Medicare and Medicaid.

Vicksburg Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Marvin Curtis, state director of the Highway Patrol.

Big Blue Band Boosters 6 p.m. Tuesday, Warren Central High School Band Hall; parents of band students invited.

Civitan Club Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; speaker, Sara Abraham with Crosses Across America.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; program, Tammy Davenport of Good Samaritan Physical Therapy.

Public programs

Senior Center Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., intermediate exercise and advanced bridge class; 10:30, beginner computer; 11:30, intermediate computer; 1 p.m., piano and oil painting classes; 2, dulcimer class.

Inmate Family Support Group 7 p.m. Tuesday, Keystone Ministries, 1704 Court St.; 638-8100.

Overeaters Anonymous For those wanting to stop binge eating; 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Bowmar Baptist, Room 206C; 638-0011.

Obesity Surgery Support Group 6 p.m. Thursday, River Region Medical Center, Education Conference Room A; information, 883-6099.

Dog Obedience Classes Registration, without dogs, 7 p.m. March 22, City Park Pavilion; basic obedience, puppy and adult classes; for preregistration or information, 638-8952 or 634-0199.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 3, Halls Ferry Park.

Free Computer Recycling Event 9 a.m.-3 p.m. April 3, Halls Ferry Park.

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.

VBA 2004 Coaches Clinic Mandatory coaches clinic for those interested in coaching amateur baseball for the 2004 season; 8 a.m.-1 p.m. March 20, Halls Ferry Park; $20; call Darrell Evans, 636-5838, Bob Fitzgerald, 638-3280, or Dana Williams, 634-4514, for information.

Miss Mississippi Corporation Trade Show 5 p.m. March 26 and 9 a.m.-6 p.m. March 27, Vicksburg Convention Center; vendors include photographers, evening wear and swimsuit designers, clothing stores, jewelry and more; missmiss@canufly.net or 638-6746 for details.

Learning Garden at Oakland Baptist Fall registration open for ages 6 weeks to 5 years; classes on Tuesdays and Thursdays; introduction to math, science, music, Spanish, Bible and language arts with emphasis on art; computers in each room; Renee Holloway, 638-6724 or 619-7065.

Churches

Rose Hill M.B. Sacrificial week, 7 tonight-Friday, 683 Stenson Road; various speakers; pastor, the Rev. Walter Weathersby.

Living Word Baptist Spring revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 260 Mississippi 27 South; evangelist, Fred Williams, pastor of Greater Bethany Refuge Church in Birmingham, Ala.; 661-0680.

Lenten Fine Arts Series Noon Friday, Church of the Holy Trinity; music by the Old Hat String Band; gumbo lunch in the McInnis Parish House at 12:35 for $7.

Wayside Baptist Spaghetti supper, 4-7 p.m. Saturday; tickets are $5 and may be purchased by calling, 636-3271, no later than Thursday; dine in or carry out; sponsored by the youth group.