Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 8, 2004

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Tougaloo College Alumni Association 6:30 tonight, Unique Impressions, 2420 Washington St.; 218-3577.

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American Legion Post 3 7 tonight, Monroe Street; meal will be served.

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Mu Xi Omega Chapter; annual service luncheon, 11 a.m. Saturday, St. Mary’s Center, 1513 Main St.; ticket donation, $15; Debra Goodman, 636-3429.

Rose of Sharon No. 24, O.E.S. Monthly meeting, 4 p.m. Saturday, Masonic Building; members asked to attend.

Sons of the American Revolution Dr. Joseph Warren Chapter; first meeting, 6 p.m. April 15, Duff Green Mansion; Paul Cartwright will speak on genealogy and process for SAR membership; Joseph R. Beard, Eagle Scout, will be honored; members and prospective members invited; hors d’oeuvres and cocktails will be served; Bob Bell, 636-5560 or Ridges@digitalmantra.com.

Public programs

Senior Center Friday: closed.

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

Lifeguard Recertification CPRO and water skills, 9 a.m.-noon Friday, Purks YMCA; $10; Brian Gough, 638-1071.

Angelic Voices of Christ Fifth anniversary celebration, 6:30 p.m. Friday and Saturday, City Auditorium, 901 Monroe St.; guests include Lion of Judah, Sisters of Faith, True Believers Gospel Harmonizers, Precious Melodies of Faith, Geneva Jones-Douglas, Kathleen McGriggs and Julian A. Lott; 661-6028.

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge Community Center; hamburgers and drinks for sale; donations accepted; music by the Wright Road Band.

Civil War Show 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Battlefield Inn, 4137 N. Frontage Road; featuring relics, weapons, accouterments, coins, documents, books, prints, bottles and memorabilia; tables are $35 each; Cason Schaffer, 638-1195.

“Great Day” Festivities 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg High School Stadium; free; food and games; sponsored by Partnership for Healthy Warren and Claiborne counties and the City of Vicksburg.

Citywide Easter Egg Hunt 10 a.m. Saturday, City Park Pavilion, for toddlers through age 13; sponsored by the Vicksburg Jaycees and Vicksburg Parks and Recreation Department.

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

JSU Third Annual Baby Contest 3 p.m. April 18, Locust Grove Baptist Church, Stenson Road; sponsored by the Vicksburg-Warren Chapter, Jackson State University National Alumni Association; Debra Goodman, 636-3429, Robyn Gordon, 638-7346, or Jackie Reed, 831-3767.

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.


St. James Baptist “The Crucifixion of Christ,” 7 tonight-Friday; speakers, John Carroll, Willie Jones and Troy Smith.

New Mount Pilgrim Warren County Sunday School Easter pageant, 7 tonight-Saturday, 501 N. Poplar St.; speakers, the Revs. R.L. Miller, Walter Weathersby and Henry Williams, host pastor.

Greater Mount Olive M.B. Spring revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 109 N. Locust St.; speaker, the Rev. James Beverly of Natchez; host pastor, Douglas Harris.

Travelers Rest Baptist “A Week of Sacrifice,” 7:15 tonight-Friday, 718 Bowmar Ave.

Greater Mount Lebanon Prayer services, 7 tonight-Friday, 339 Alpine St.; pastor, Larry D. Clark.

Pleasant Valley Easter practice and egg hunt, 5 p.m. Friday, 2585 N. Washington St.

Jackson Street M.B. Last Seven Sayings of Christ Upon the Cross, 6:30 p.m. Friday, 1416 Jackson St.; speakers, F. Jones, K. Lockridge and the Revs. T. Truly, M. Phelps, S. Harris, M. Dorsey and R. Anderson; pastor, the Rev. John W. Carroll Sr.

Triumph Good Friday service, 7 p.m., 136 Honeysuckle Lane.

House of Peace Worship Garage sale giveaway, 8-11 a.m. Saturday, 707 Pierce St.; clothing, furniture and household items will be given away; 630-3362.

Eagle Lake Baptist Easter egg hunt for children, 2-4 p.m. Saturday; sponsored by the youth department.

St. James M.B. Easter egg hunt, 3 p.m. Saturday; refreshments to follow; pastor, Charlie Blackmore Jr.

Standfield M.B. Easter program, 5 p.m. Saturday, 1404 Lane St.; pastor, John H. Williams Sr.

Bethlehem Baptist Seven Last Sayings of Christ From the Cross, 7 p.m. Saturday, 3055 N. Washington St.; ministers, the Revs. Isaiah Ross, Charles Blackmore, Sammy Brown, Edmond Gibbs, Kenny Ramsey, Willie Jones and Dennis Redden; master of ceremony, the Rev. David Brown Jr.

Greater Jerusalem Baptist Seventh anniversary celebration for Kemp Burley Jr., pastor, 7 p.m. Saturday, 5026 Mount Alban Road; speaker, Michael Reed; music by the Rock of Ages Choir; presented by the Women’s Ministry.