Published 12:00 am Wednesday, April 21, 2004

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

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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.

Openwood Plantation Garden Club Annual plant sale, 8 a.m. Saturday; home of Jan Whatley, 209 Pecan Blvd.

Alcorn State University Alumni Vicksburg-Warren County Chapter, SWAC All-American Alumni Basketball Shootout, 12:30 p.m. Saturday at Vicksburg High School; admission, $3; proceeds to benefit the scholarship fund; Doug Fitzgerald, 636-4960 or 638-0031, ext. 3042.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1959 Reunion meeting, 4 p.m. Saturday; home of Louis Miles, 603 Belva Drive; 634-1731.

VFW Post 10734 Spring Dance 9 p.m. until, Saturday; Indiana Avenue; music by Thunder Creek and Jerry Lee; door prizes, raffles; 661-0929.

Warren County Chapter MSU Alumni Association Paul Geer Memorial Bulldog Classic golf tournament, May 12 at Vicksburg Country Club; $65 per player or $260 per four-player team; Kaleel Jabour, 636-2970, or Kent Smith, 636-8692.

Public programs

Senior Center Thursday: 9 a.m., chair exercises; 10:30, open computers; 12:30 p.m., richter bridge; 1, computer class by appointment only and piano class; 2:30, dominoes and chicken foot; 3, balance screening with River Region.

Public Library Thursday: 10:30, staff and volunteers from Child Abuse Prevention Center.

Overeaters Anonymous For those wanting to stop binge eating; 6-7 tonight, 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.

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 p.m. Friday, donations accepted; music by Old Habits; dinner, $4, will include chicken and dumplings, green beans, salad, cornbread, dessert and tea.

Mission 66 Youth Baseball League tryouts for ages 9-12, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; Mission 66 field; pizza party to follow; Glen Palmer, 630-9184, or the Rev. Manney Murphy, 638-2254.

Skate Show Noon and 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Big Wheelie Skating Rink; admission, $3; “Dr. Seuss” and “Disco Inferno.”

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

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.


Calvary M.B. Spring Revival Prayer services, 6:30 tonight-Sunday; preaching begins at 6:45 p.m. Monday with dinner; evangelist will be the Rev. Jarvis Smith from Second Baptist Church of West Helena, Ark.; host pastor, the Rev. R.T. Strong; 636-1273.

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

House of Peace Worship Revival, 7 tonight; 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 tonight-Friday; speakers, Billy Bennett, Mack Cook and Issac Henderson; pastor, Charlie Blackmore Jr.

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

Friendship M.B. Women’s Retreat 7 p.m. Friday and 8 a.m. Saturday, 103 Williamson Ave. in Edwards; speakers, Matazie Brown and Sandra Pugh; the Rev. Bobby Burks, pastor.

Hawkins UMC Dinner Theater Comedy, “The Telethon;” 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Abundant Life Center; tickets, $10, must be purchased in advance and include dinner; proceeds to benefit mission trip to Mexico; 636-2242.

Christian Men’s Leadership Conference “Partners in Ministry,” Saturday at Travelers Rest Baptist Church, 718 Bowmar Ave.; registration, 9 a.m.; speakers, Robert McCallum of Priestly Chapel M.B. Church in Canton and Leonard Leech of Mount Hebron M.B. Church in Garland, Texas; lunch will be served.

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

Mississippi Baptist Seminary Annual homecoming program, 7 p.m. Saturday; Bingham Memorial Baptist Church; speaker, the Rev. Bernard Luckett.


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.

Seventh Day Adventist Yard Sale 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Sunday, corner of Indiana Avenue and Lee Road.