Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 25, 2004

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Vicksburg Coin Club 7 tonight, Vicksburg Clinic, conference room.

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VHS Class of 1975 10 a.m. Saturday, Shoney’s; Debra Goodman, 636-3429, or Jerre Houston, 636-6139.

Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Meeting at Beechwood Texaco, 8:15 a.m. Saturday; car show will follow in Byram; old car cruise, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Rowdy’s; 636-2720.

VHS Class of 1984 Planning meeting, 1 p.m. Saturday, Shoney’s.

Public programs

Senior Center Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; noon, brown bag lunch with River Region and guest speaker; 1 p.m., dominoes and chicken foot games.

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

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

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge Community Center; hamburgers and drinks for sale; donations accepted; music by Buck Wilds and the Wild Bunch.

Dance Marathon 7-11 p.m. Friday, Bowmar Elementary School gymnasium, 912 Bowmar Ave.; $5 per couple to dance or $2 admission to watch; for boys and girls in grades 9-12; in observance of National Safe Place Month; sponsored by the Warren County Children’s Shelter.

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

YMCA Tee Ball Registration open through Saturday for boys and girls ages 4-6; play begins Monday; Purks YMCA, 638-1071.

Saint Joseph Community Orchestra Concert, 2 p.m. Sunday, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation auditorium; $10; 631-2997.

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.

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 art; computers in each room; Renee Holloway, 638-6724 or 619-7065.

UMW Annual Easter Egg Factory In production March 29-31, Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church, 335 Bowie Road; eggs, $2, can be personalized; varieties include vanilla, coconut, maple nut and peanut butter; 636-2605 to order.


Bethlehem M.B. Choir rehearsals, 5:30 p.m. today and 11 a.m. Saturday, 3055 N. Washington St.; musicians, Kevin Winters and L.C. Dotson.

New Oak Ridge Men’s conference 7:30 tonight-Friday, Edwards; speakers, the Revs. John Williams, Phillip Burks and K.C. Frazier; 354-4801.

Lenten Fine Art Series Noon Friday, Church of the Holy Trinity; program, Crawford Street Methodist Hand Bell Choir; gumbo lunch, 12:35, McInnis Parish Hall; $7.

Unity Temple Full Gospel “Women in Hats With Attitudes,” 7 p.m. Friday, 2647 Roosevelt Ave.; speaker, Joyce Lewis of New Jersey; sponsored by Cynthia Gibson; 629-9853 or 831-3004.

Belmont M.B. Male Choir anniversary, 6 p.m. Saturday, 4446 Charlie Brown Road; choirs, soloists and groups invited.

Cedar Grove M.B. Youth gospel explosion, 6 p.m. Saturday, 3300 Grange Hall Road; 636-5902.

King David No. 1 M.B. Youth musical, 6 p.m. Saturday, 2719 Letitia St.


“A Taste of Hawkins” Annual luncheon and fashion show, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Friday, Abundant Life Center, Hawkins United Methodist Church, 3736 Halls Ferry Road; tickets, $6, available at church office; nursery provided; take out available; to benefit mission charities; 636-2242.

Mash Bash 7 p.m.-midnight Saturday, Rainbow Casino Arena; tickets, $35, may be purchased at door; food, silent/live auction and music by The Earth Angels; sponsored by the Vicksburg Area Chapter of the American Red Cross; to benefit disaster victims.

South Park Spring Fling 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 6530 Nailor Road; food, games, raffle, bingo; rain or shine; to benefit the school.

Garage Sale 7:30 a.m. Sunday, Morning Star Seventh Day Adventist Church, 1954 Sky Farm Ave.; to benefit the youth department.