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Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club 7 tonight, home of Gladys Bingham, 1609 Grove St.

Vicksburg Warren Alcorn Alumni Chapter 7 p.m. Friday, Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1959 Reunion planning meeting, 4 p.m. Saturday, home of Fallie P. Cobbs, 1741 Martin Luther King Jr. St.; class members asked to attend.

VHS Class of 1983 Planning committee meeting, 5-6 p.m. Sunday, Shoney’s; Gwendolyn Appleby, 661-0870, or Lula Anderson-Butler, 636-4686.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1964 Reunion meeting, 5 p.m. Sunday, American Legion, “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.

Public programs

Senior Center Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; noon, brown bag lunch with River Region; 1:30, open play dominoes and mahjong and card games.

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

Obesity Surgery Support Group 6 tonight, River Region Medical Center, Education Conference Room A; 883-6099.

“Come Dance with the Buccaneers” 6-10 p.m. Friday, City Pavilion; for ages 6-13; admission, $3; parents encouraged to attend, security provided; sponsored by the Mississippi Youth Sports Association Vicksburg Buccaneers.

Buck’s Country Playhouse Southern supper in the Chicken Coop at 6:30 p.m. Friday for $5, followed by Elvis Illusions; 638-3193.

“Daydreams and Night Things” Opening reception, 7-9 p.m. Friday, Attic Gallery, 1101 Washington St.; featuring work of Holly Atkinson Marchman, Mara Faulkner Hincher, “Mama” Sharon Spell, Carla Carlson and Mandy Buchanan; 638-9221 or www.atticgallery.net.

Women in Business Expo 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Warren County Public Library, 700 Veto St.; 636-7674; sponsored by the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club, Inc.

Town of Mayersville Homecoming 11 a.m. Saturday; free food, music and more; 662-873-6439.

St. Peter and Christian Home Choirs Concert, 6 p.m. Saturday, Christian Home No. 2, 4769 Lee Road.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by Lanny McCann and the Backwater Band.

Piano Recital 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Hawkins United Methodist Church; presented by the students of the Joan B. Henderson-Leese Piano Studio; studio awards will be presented.

Ballroom Dance Classes 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation; focus on Salsa; instructor, James Frechette; $20 per person; individuals and couples welcome; reservations, 631-2997.

American Red Cross Learn to Swim Program Registration open from 1-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, City Pool; 634-4516.

AARP Driver Safety Program 12:30-4:30 p.m. Tuesday and 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday, Vicksburg Senior Center; designed for drivers ages 50 and older; Senior Center, 630-8059, to register.

Hinds Community College Advance registration open through May 26 for summer and fall classes; open registration for summer, May 27; 638-0600 or www.hindscc.edu.

Vicksburg Multicultural Arts Camp A study of cultural differences through the arts; 8 a.m.-noon June 7-11 for ages 7-12; $35 fee; limited space; 631-2997 to register or for information.

Travelers Rest Christian Academy Summer Enrichment Program for ages 4-13; 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. June 7-July 16, 718 Bowmar Ave.; curriculum includes reading, math and writing enhancements, arts and crafts, music and field trips; Janet Watts or Debra Coleman, 636-3712, for information or applications.


New Poplar Grove Appreciation program for Alton Draper, 6 p.m. Saturday, Mississippi 27 in Utica; all choirs, groups and soloists invited; 636-4892.

Unity Temple Full Gospel Singles Conference, 7 p.m. Saturday, 2647 Roosevelt Ave.; speaker, Trollars D. Moore; Cynthia, 629-9853, or Mary, 636-2331.

St. Paul M.B. Sunshine Praise Team Extravaganza, 6 p.m. Saturday, St. Paul M.B. Church in Bovina; 638-9360.


Garage Sale 7 a.m.-noon Saturday, home of Irene Reeves, 2065 Oak Ridge Road; hamburgers, hot dogs and drinks for sale; 638-1558, to donate items; proceeds to benefit the Ridgeway Baptist Church youth fund.

Car Wash 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Hawkins United Methodist Church; $5; proceeds to help the Vicksburg Gators with tournament expenses; Tommy Miller, 634-6145, or Dan Garnett, 218-2278.