3/16/04

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, March 16, 2004

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Clubs

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

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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.

Vicksburg Toastmasters Club 2052 Noon Thursday; Melinda Lamb, 634-3888; Stephen Spangler, 634-3104.

VHS Class of 1974 Planning meeting for 30th reunion, separate from cruise; 6 p.m. Thursday, Mount Carmel M.B. Church, 2729 Alma St.; letters have been mailed; Charles Atkins, 636-1390, or Shirley Humes Young, 352-4278.

Vicksburg Warren Alcorn Alumni Chapter 7 p.m. Friday, Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.

Public programs

Senior Center Wednesday: 9 a.m.-noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises; 1 p.m., white elephant bingo, bring gift; TRIAD meeting in board room; 2:30, open play dominoes.

Inmate Family Support Group 7 tonight, 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; 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.

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; Darrell Evans, 636-5838, Bob Fitzgerald, 638-3280, or Dana Williams, 634-4514.

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.

Summer Camp For ages 7-17; Monday-Friday, June 1-July 9; sponsored by Central Mississippi Prevention Services; to register, 631-0102.

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.

Grove Street M.B. Communion, 7 p.m. Wednesday, House of Peace Worship, 707 Pierce St.; speaker, Khelli Lockridge, evangelist; pastor, the Rev. Casey Fisher.

Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, Multipurpose Building, 2869 N. Washington St.; North Washington Street area residents eligible; verification of income, social security cards for each resident and a recent utility bill required; pastor, the Rev. Larry Nicks.

Faith Christian Center Diane Palmer will speak at 7 p.m. Friday, 1100 Main St.; 638-1600.

vLiving Water Christian Fellowship Garage and bake sale, 7 a.m.-noon Saturday, 2075 Culkin Road; 630-0098 or 631-0030.

Mount Olive M.B., Villa Nova Youth revival, 7 tonight-Wednesday, Oak Ridge community; guest speaker, the Rev. Joshua Dedmond of Mount Charity M.B. Church in Ridgeland; guest choirs, Mount Charity, White Rock and Mount Zion No. 1.