Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 5, 2004

We welcome your items for the Community Calendar. Submit items by postal service (P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182), e-mail (newsreleases@vicksburgpost.com), fax (634-0897), delivered in person to 1601-F N. Frontage Road, or by calling 636-4545 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. If corresponding by fax, mail or e-mail, be sure to include your name and phone number. Items can be published a maximum of four times.


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

Email newsletter signup

Sign up for The Vicksburg Post's free newsletters

Check which newsletters you would like to receive
  • Vicksburg News: Sent daily at 5 am
  • Vicksburg Sports: Sent daily at 10 am
  • Vicksburg Living: Sent on 15th of each month

Army/Navy Club Steak dinner meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, clubhouse.

Ivyettes Girls Club of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Rolling Acres Community Center.

VFW 10734 Monthly meeting, 7 p.m. Monday; post home on Indiana Avenue.

Woodmen of the World 6 p.m. Friday, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department on Goodrum Road; potluck after meeting; 638-2495.

Kappa Alpha Psi Golf Classic Two-Man Scramble May 29 in Raymond; registration, $60 per person, due Friday; 415-4560 or 636-8813; portion of funds to benefit United Way of West Central Mississippi; sponsored by the Vicksburg Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity.

Knights of Columbus, Vicksburg Council 898 100th anniversary celebration on May 14; reception, 6 p.m.; banquet, 7 p.m.; May 15, open house, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., dedication, 4 p.m.; Rory Ros, 638-1654, for banquet reservations by Sunday.

Public programs

Senior Center Thursday: 9 a.m., chair exercises; 10:30, open use of computers; 12:30 p.m., Richter bridge; 1, computer class by appointment; 1, piano class; 2, River Region “Your Good Health;” 3:30, dominoes and chicken foot games.

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

National Day of Prayer Prayer from 12:15 until 12:45 p.m. Thursday, Travelers Rest Baptist Church parking lot.

Parkinson’s Support Group 2-3 p.m. Thursday, River Region West cafeteria.

Candlelight Vigil for Military Nurses 6 p.m. Thursday, the Rose Garden on Crawford Street; sponsored by District 12 of the Mississippi Nurses’ Association.

Community Program 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Tallulah-Madison Community Center; topics: education, housing, job creation and workforce development.

Community Health Fair 7-11 a.m. Friday, Purks YMCA; Dr. Abdul Bahro, cardiologist, will speak from 11 until 11:30; refreshments served; 638-1071; free.

“Our Town” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and May 14-15; 2 p.m. Sunday and May 16; Parkside Playhouse; presented by Vicksburg Theatre Guild; 636-0471 or www.e-vtg.com for information.

Mural Unveiling Ceremony “New Beginnings and Lasting Legacies,” the African-American mural sponsored by the City of Vicksburg and the Mississippi Arts Commission, will be unveiled at 5 p.m. Friday at the floodwall on Levee Street.

Young Ladies of Distinction Conference 5:30 p.m. Friday, Travelers Rest Baptist Church, 718 Bowmar Ave.; lock-in, various speakers; free; for girls 12 and older; 636-3712.

MS Youth Sports Association Vicksburg Buccaneers Cheerleader and football registration, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, in front of The Meeting Place at Pemberton Square mall; cheerleader registration limited to first 25 paid applicants; $35 fee.

Girl Talk For girls ages 10-18; noon Saturday, Pleasant Valley Church, 2585 N. Washington St.

National Association of Letter Carriers Collecting non-perishable food items on Saturday and Monday to distribute to River City Rescue Mission, Salvation Army, We Care, Haven House and Good Shepherd; place donations at mailboxes or deliver to the Post Office on Pemberton Boulevard.

Rummage Sale 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Children’s Place Daycare at Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church, 335 Bowie Road.

Health Fair 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Pemberton Square mall; sponsored by District 12 of the Mississippi Nurses’ Association.

Gathering of Hispanic Catholics 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Leflore County Civic Center in Greenwood; $10 at door, includes lunch; Hispanic Ministries Office, 949-6931; sponsored by the Catholic Diocese of Jackson.

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


New Rock of Ages Prayer for revival, 6 tonight-Sunday.

King David No. 1 M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 2719 Letitia St.; evangelist, the Rev. Michael Reed; pastor, the Rev. A.L. Hines.

Triumph M.B. Baptist Training Union, 6:30 tonight-Thursday, 124 Pittman Road; pastor, the Rev. Larry A. Nicks; 638-8108.

Berachah Festus Nsoha of the Czech Republic will speak at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday and 10:30 a.m. Sunday, 2918 Fisher Ferry Road; pastor, Roger Cresswell.

Mount Pilgrim M.B., Freetown “A Mother’s Night Out,” 7 p.m. Friday; featuring Doris Bolden, Helen Walton, JoAnn Burks, Sharon Ratliff, Roberta Williams and Geneva Jones; sponsored by the Mother Board; pastor, the Rev. Joseph Brown.

Bible Holiness Revival, 7 p.m. Friday and 5:30 p.m. Saturday, 155 Dunigan Road; speaker, Doyce Armstrong; supper, 4:30 p.m. Saturday, fellowship hall.

Greater Mount Zion Pre-Mother’s Day program, 6 p.m. Saturday, 907 Farmer St.; sponsored by the youth department; pastor, the Rev. Edmond E. Gibbs.

King David M.B. No. 1 “Women of Honor,” 6 p.m. Saturday; featuring New Rock of Ages M.B. Church, Men for Purpose, God’s Little Angels Dance Troop, Patricia Stamps and others; 638-7881.

Friendship M.B. Church musical, 6 p.m. Saturday, 103 Williamson Ave.; master of ceremony, Nathaniel Williams; Bonita Morrison, 852-4668.


Spaghetti Dinner VFW 10734; 5-7 p.m. May 12; $5 for dinner; to offset health expenses for former commander George Boone; for tickets, contact member or call post, 661-0929.