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5/11/04

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.

Clubs

Vicksburg Art Association Final meeting of the year, 7:30 tonight, Old Constitution Firehouse; officer elections; 638-9221.

Post 213, Legionnaires 8 tonight.

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

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Lamar Roberts will speak on Sons and Daughters of Pioneer Rivermen.

Society of American Military Engineers Noon Thursday, Maxwell’s; Col. Jim Rowan will speak on engineer operations in Iraq; RSVP, 631-7695.

Vicksburg Chapter No. 77 UDC 2 p.m. Thursday, Battlefield Museum; will include museum tour.

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

American Legion Post 3 Meeting and nomination of officers for 2005, 7 p.m. Thursday, Monroe Street.

Vicksburg Soccer Organization General meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday at Hinds Community College; election of officers, bylaws voting, constitution changes.

WCHS Class of 1989 Reunion meeting, 9 a.m. Saturday, meeting room at Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library; light breakfast will be served.

WCHS Class of 1979 Reunion, June 18-19; www.vikingreunion79.com for information.

VHS Class of 1994 Reunion, June 18-20; 868-0182 or 972-980-4650.

WCHS Class of 1994 Reunion, June 25-26; 636-8716.

Public programs

Senior Center Wednesday: 9 a.m.-noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises; 1 p.m., white elephant bingo; 2:30, dominoes.

Stroke Support Group 6-7 tonight, River Region West, cafeteria.

Foster Parent Training Classes 6 tonight, Warren County Extension Office, 1100 E. Grove St., Suite C.; sponsored by the Warren County Family and Children Services; Lynnette Fleming, 636-1597 or 636-1692.

Prostate Cancer Support Group 6:30-7:30 tonight, River Region West, education conference room.

Local Family Support Group for Autistic Children 7 tonight, Warren Central Junior High Library; Regina Jeffers, 638-4642, or Patti Robinson, 636-8270.

Boat Ride For AARP members and local retirees, May 18; $6 per person; 636-1012 by Wednesday to participate.

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

Mural Unveiling Ceremony “Early Train Ferries” to be unveiled at 4 p.m. Thursday at the floodwall on Levee Street; locomotive on display; railroad gifts given to children; mural sponsored by Ray Neilsen.

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

Safety and Health Management System Workshop May 18-19, Eagle Ridge Conference Center in Raymond; free; luncheon both days for $30;

sponsored by Hinds Community College and Priority Two, Inc.; to register or for information, 888-284-8958; for luncheon, call 857-3536.

YMCA Summer Day Camp Registration open for grades k-5; swimming, arts and crafts and sports; 638-1071.

Red Cross Learn to Swim Program Registration, 10 a.m.-noon Wednesday and Friday, 5-7 p.m. Thursday and 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg City Pool; programs, June 7-18, June 28-July 9 and July 19-30; $10 a program; 634-4516.

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

Summer Youth Enrichment Program 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Monday-Thursday, June 14-July 29, Kings Community Center; ages 6-14; education, recreation, music, arts and crafts and more; free; lunch provided; space limited, applications due by May 22; 634-4546; sponsored by the Department of Youth Service.

Churches

Grove Street M.B. Revival, 7:30 tonight-Saturday, House of Peace Worship Church, 707 Pierce St.; speakers, the Revs. Henry Mayfield, H.T. Frazier and Ray Coleman; pastor, the Rev. Casey Fisher.

Triumph M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Thursday, 124 Pittman Road; speakers, Dr. Ollie Hardaway, John C. Evans and Mike Fields.

New Rock of Ages Revival, 7 tonight-Friday; speaker, the Rev. Douglas Harris; pastor, Dr. Michael R. Reed Sr.

Benefits

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