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4/20/04

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Clubs

Civitan Club Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; speaker, Michael Logue with the Corps of Engineers.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Terry Winschel.

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

VHS Class of 1974 Reunion planning meeting, separate from cruise; 6 p.m. Thursday, Mount Carmel M.B. Church, 2729 Alma St.; Charles Atkins, 636-1390; Shirley Humes Young, 352-4278.

Tougaloo Alumni Association 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Unique Impressions, 2420 Washington St.; 218-3577.

Public programs

Senior Center Wednesday: 9 a.m.-noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises; 1 p.m., bingo, guest caller, Sid Beauman; 2:30, open play dominoes.

Public Library Preschool and toddler story time and a craft; Wednesday: 10:30, guest, Supervisor Carl Flanders; Thursday: 10:30, staff and volunteers from Child Abuse Prevention Center.

Gardens of Great Britain Joy Brabston will speak and show slides of famous gardens in England, Scotland and Wales; 7 tonight, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation; refreshments; free; 631-2997.

Annual Friends of the Library Creative Writing Awards Reception, 7 tonight, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library; speaker, Chuck Galey, children’s book illustrator.

Learning Garden Preschool at Oakland Baptist Fall registration open for ages 6 weeks to 5 years; Tuesday and Thursday classes in Bible, math, art, science, music, language arts, computer and Spanish; Renee Holloway, 638-6724 or 619-7065.

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

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

Ballroom Dance 8-11 p.m. Friday, Ethnic Heritage Building at Jim Buck Ross Agriculture and Forestry Museum in Jackson; $10 for members, $5 for first-time guests and $15 for returning guests; sponsored by the Magnolia Ballroom Dancers Association; 898-1582.

Red Cross Lifeguard Training Registration open for class to be held May 3-14 at Purks YMCA; must be at least 15 years old; $100 fee; Brian Gough, 638-1071.

Girls’ Club and Male Image Day Camps Applications being accepted from 9 a.m.-3 p.m. daily, Kings Community Center, 1205 Monroe St.; Girls’ Club will be May 31-June 3 and Male Image from June 7-10; Mary Coleman, Ursula Henderson or Terry Lockhart, 638-1336; sponsored by Vicksburg Family Development.

Little People’s Learning Center Registration open May 1-28 for the summer reading and math program and May 17-Aug. 6 for the fall session at 1316 South St., and 718 Bridge St.; for more information on programs and fees, call 638-8120 Monday-Friday.

Six-Week Summer Camp Monday-Friday, June 1-July 9, Central Mississippi Prevention Services; ages 7-17; early registration, 631-0102.

Churches

Pleasant Green Baptist Revival, 7:15 tonight-Friday, 817 Bowman St.; speaker, the Rev. Herman L. Sylvester.

House of Peace Worship Revival, 7 tonight-Wednesday; speaker, the Rev. Carlton Jones of Gulfport; pastor, Linda Sweezer; 630-3362.

Christian Home M.B. No. 2 Revival, 7:30 tonight-Friday, 4769 Lee Road; evangelist, the Rev. Kemp Burley Jr.; pastor, the Rev. Johnny Hughes.

Holy Hill Baptist Revival, 7:30 tonight-Friday, 9610 Oak Ridge Road; evangelist, the Rev. Walter Weathersby of Rose Hill Church.

Mount Zion M.B., Ballground Three-night fellowship, 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday; speakers, Billy Bennett, Mack Cook and Issac Henderson; pastor, Charlie Blackmore Jr.

Greater Mount Zion Baptist Male Chorus Coming Out Celebration; 6 p.m. Saturday, 907 Farmer St.; pastor, E.E. Gibbs.

Benefits

Chicken Dinner and Bake Sale Saturday, Porters Chapel United Methodist Church, 200 Porters Chapel Road; 1/4 chicken for $7 or 1/2 chicken for $8; includes cole slaw, baked beans, roll, dessert and drink; dine in or take out; sponsored by the Men’s Club; 636-2966.