Published 12:00 am Friday, June 11, 2004

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National Street Rod Association Mississippi Appreciation Day, 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Bowmar Baptist; sponsored by the Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club, 636-2720 or www.vicksburgcruisers.com.

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Letitia Street Reunion and Reunite Social and Civic Club Pre-Father’s Day dance, 9 p.m.-2 a.m. Saturday, American Legion, “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; $3 in advance, $4 at door; refreshments; DJ, Richard “Dr. C” Clark; Brenda Brown, 638-5918, or Bonnie Williams, 638-9104.

VHS Class of 1980 Planning meeting, 5 p.m. Sunday, Unique Impressions, 2920 Washington St.; Michelle Dent-Thomas, 638-2511, or Jackie Libbett, 634-1112 and 415-6708.

Republican Executive Committee Planning session, 5:30-6:30 p.m. Monday, Stained Glass Manor; Ron Klages, 638-1776.

NAACP Executive board, 6 p.m. Monday, 902 China St.; chairmen asked to attend; regular meeting, 7 p.m.; members asked to attend.

Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Work meeting; 6 p.m. Monday, Lynn Bessonette’s home; 636-2720.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1969 Reunion meeting, 6:30 p.m. Ridge Apartment; Willie Moore, 638-9329.

VFW Post 2572 Meeting, 7 p.m. Monday; Ladies Auxiliary meeting, 6:30 p.m.

American Legion Auxiliary Elections, 7 p.m. Monday; members asked to attend.

AARP Picnic, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Riverfront; bring shoe boxes.

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

WCHS Class of 1984 Reunion, July 16-17; looking for classmates; Francis Sit-Chipley, 638-4114, or Lisa Johnson, 638-1832; www.warrencentral84.freeservers.com.

Public programs

Summer Food Service Program Breakfast, 7:30-8:30 a.m., lunch, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; Monday-Friday, today-July 16, Travelers Rest Baptist Church, 718 Bowmar Ave.; for ages 18 and under; free; Janet Watts or Debra Coleman, 636-3712.

Oak Ridge Opry Ninth anniversary celebration, 7-10 tonight, Oak Ridge Community Center; music by the Oak Ridge Band; participants are asked to bring finger foods and drinks.

Commitment to Kids Free child safety event; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Ford Lincoln Mercury, 2431 N. Frontage Road; parents will receive a computer disk with information and a photo of their children.

Girl Talk Noon Saturday, Pleasant Valley M.B. Church.

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

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.

Hawkins Preschool Openings for fall for ages 1-4; 636-7051 or 638-3685.

TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly; 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, Vicksburg Clinic, second floor conference room; bring item for basket; 661-5108.

Free Parent Aide Volunteer Training 5:30-8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Thursday, June 22 and 24, Vicksburg CAP Center, 2732 Washington St.; 634-0557; meals will be provided.

Free Business Workshop 5:30-8:30 p.m. June 17, Vicksburg Chamber of Commerce; sponsored by the Hinds Community College Small Business Development Center and the Vicksburg-Warren County Chamber of Commerce; 636-1012 or 857-3536 to register.

Rosa A. Temple Buccaneers Little League Football Accepting applications and registration fees; 10 a.m.-2 p.m. June 19, Vicksburg Junior High practice field; Clearance Dunmore, 631-0636, Tracy Darden, 636-5504, or Mary Peoples, 634-1591.

Juneteenth Heritage Festival June 26; 638-8271 by Wednesday to participate.

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


St. Peter M.B. Prayer for revival, 6 tonight, 1712 Crawford St.; pastor, Melvin L. Bolden.

Mount Zion No. 1 Spring revival, 7 tonight, 920 Fifth North St.; pastor, the Rev. Larry Brown; J.B. Johnson, 638-1832.

St. Paul Baptist, Utica Revival, 7:30 tonight; evangelist, the Rev. Johnny Martin; pastor, the Rev. Charles Harper.

Bethlehem M.B. Usher board fashion show, 3 p.m. Saturday; president, Rosie Nash; pastor, David Brown Jr.

Cedar Grove Mass Choir Anniversary celebration, 6 p.m. Saturday, Cedar Grove M.B. Church, 3300 Grange Hall Road.

New Mount Pilgrim Vacation Bible School for all ages, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Monday-June 18, 501 Poplar St.; pastor, the Rev. Henry Williams.


Keystone Ministries Barbecue Lunch Saturday at the old YMCA building; 638-0408 or 638-8100 to place orders; $6 for chicken, beef or sausage, potato salad, beans, bread, dessert and a drink; proceeds to benefit children’s programs and the building fund.