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5/25/04

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Clubs

Lions No Wednesday meeting; annual fish fry, 6 p.m. Thursday, Clear Creek Pavilion.

Civitan Club Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; speaker, Mary Hopkins with Hoppin H Ranch.

TRIAD 2 p.m. Wednesday, City Hall Annex; speakers, Beverly Connelly, executive director of the Vicksburg Area Chapter of American Red Cross, and John Black, Red Cross volunteer.

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

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.

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

Public programs

Senior Center Wednesday: 9 a.m.-noon, king bridge; 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., AARP Safe Driving course; 12:30, John Black will speak on Medicare discounts; 1, white elephant bingo; 2:30, dominoes.

Public Library 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; preschool and toddler story time and an art project.

Sorority Rush Registration 4 p.m. today, home of Sallie Fordice, 601 Valley of the Moon; for girls interested in rush at any college in the fall; 638-2490 or 636-1030.

Epilepsy Support Group 6-7 tonight, River Region West, administrative conference room.

Senior Day of Health 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Bowmar Baptist Church; for ages 50 and older; screenings, vendor booths and speakers, including actress Jane Powell; $5 at door or in advance; 883-5187 for tickets; sponsored by River Region Health System.

Overeaters Anonymous For those wanting to stop binge eating; 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Bowmar Baptist, Room 102C; 638-0011.

Belmont Community Choir Rehearsal for “Women in White,” 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

American Red Cross First Aid Class 5 p.m. Thursday, 908 Cherry St.; 636-9182 to register.

Jackson Neuropathy Association Support Group 5 p.m. Thursday, St. James Episcopal Church, 3921 Oak Ridge Drive, Jackson; speaker, Dr. Gordon Lyons; 956-5217 or 956-5573.

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

Porters Chapel Academy Golf Classic Wednesday, Vicksburg Country Club; lunch and silent auction, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; shotgun start, 1 p.m.; hole sponsorships, $100; individual teams, $75 per player; corporate teams, $350; prizes; sponsored by Atwood Chevrolet; Lisa Ingram, 638-3733, or Mark Buys, 636-3752, to register.

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

Narcotics Anonymous 8 p.m. Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, Good Shepherd Community Center, 629 Cherry St.; daytime, Alvin J., 661-7646; evening, Jackie G., 638-8456 or 415-3345.

Teddy Smith Memorial Golf Tournament June 5-6, Vicksburg Country Club; $200 a team; two-man scramble and four-ball; to register, 636-8692.

Summer Day Camp 8 a.m.-noon June 7-11, Vicksburg Montessori Christian School, 201 Honeysuckle Lane; $60; theme, insects; 634-0092.

Churches

Mount Pilgrim Vacation Bible school; youth classes, 5:30 p.m., adult classes, 7, Wednesday-Saturday; 631-0549 for registration, information or transportation.

Grove Street M.B. Relationship Enrichment, 6 p.m. Wednesday, House of Peace Worship Church, 707 Pierce St.; instructor, Virginia Houston; pastor, the Rev. Casey Fisher.

Mount Carmel M.B. Prayer services, 7 p.m. Wednesday-Sunday; revival, 7:30 p.m. Monday-June 4; speakers, Dr. Franklin L. Lassiter, pastor, and associate ministers.

His Majesty’s Ministries Week of Praise, 7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 2903 Washington St