Published 12:00 am Tuesday, April 27, 2004

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Civitan Club Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; speakers from Porters Chapel and Warren Central.

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Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Warren Grabau will speak on the Civil War.

TRIAD 2 p.m. Wednesday, City Hall Annex; Don Brown, director of Warren Yazoo Mental Health, will speak on services and programs offered.

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

Vicksburg Coin Club 7 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg Clinic conference room.

VHS Class of 1989 Reunion meeting, 7 p.m. Friday, Ryan’s; Sonja Anderson, 415-7017, or Trina White-Lassiter, 868-0653.

Jackson State Alumni Association Vicksburg-Warren Chapter; spring fling, 8 p.m. Saturday, Battlefield Inn, Mississippi Room; tickets $10; “dress your phase scholarship dance;” refreshments served; Susie Calbert, 661-7330, or Robyn Gordon, 638-7346.

Public programs

Senior Center Wednesday: 9 a.m.-noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises; 2-4 p.m., anniversary reception with the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.

The Initiative Learning Center Registration open through May 28 for the summer program; program includes reading, math, dance, music, creative arts and more; 1306 Hope St.; 638-8545.

Bees for Beginners Lecture by Tom Patin, beekeeper; 7 tonight, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation Academy Building; free; refreshments provided; 631-2997.

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

“Spring is in the Air” Flower show presented by Evergreen and Morning Gardener garden clubs; 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library.

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

Garage and Bake Sale 2-6 p.m. Friday and 6 a.m.-noon Saturday, 2959 Oak Ridge Road; sponsored by The Learning Garden Preschool at Oakland Baptist Church; Renee Holloway, 638-6724 or 619-7065.

Homebuyer Education Workshop 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, with hour lunch break, Warren County Extension Service conference room, 1100-C Grove St.; refreshments; must attend all sessions; bring pocket calculator; to register, Leona Stringer, 634-4520; offered by the City of Vicksburg and Mississippi Housing Initiative.

Anniversary Celebration To honor Jimmy L. Cotton, recording artist; 5 p.m. Saturday, Cool Spring M.B. Church; guests include The Kaiser Singers, Sisters of Faith, Precious Melodies, the Warren County Inspirational Choir and others.

Women’s Abs/Core Conditioning Classes 5:45-6:15 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays, 1109 Mission Park Drive; 636-1878.

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


Mount Olive Baptist Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 1925 Baldwin Ferry Road; evangelist, Dr. L.A. Hall Sr.; pastor, the Rev. Leon Nelson Jr.

Mount Pisgah Baptist Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 1519 Lummie St.; pastor, the Rev. Dennis Redden; Alonzo Younger officiating. Greater Jerusalem Baptist Revival, 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 5026 Mount Alban Road; guest speaker, the Rev. Byram Maxwell; pastor, the Rev. Kemp Burley Jr.

Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, multi-purpose building, 2869 N. Washington St.; North Washington Street area residents eligible; verification of income, Social Security cards for each resident and recent utility bill required; pastor, the Rev. Larry Nicks.


Ranee Sanders Benefit 7 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge Youth Center; baked goods for sale; music by the Wright Road Band; hamburgers provided, women bring side dishes; proceeds to go towards replacing items lost in house fire.

Rummage Sale 7-11 a.m. Saturday, St. Alban’s Episcopal Church, 5930 Warriors Trail in Bovina; home decorations, tools and computers; proceeds to support youth group’s summer activities.