Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 17, 2004

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

Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club MSRA pre-1949 rod run in Clinton; meet at 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Bovina Texaco; 636-2720.

Ivyettes Girls Club 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Rolling Acres Community Center.

VFW 10734 Karaoke night, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. Saturday, Indiana Avenue; no cover.

VHS Class of 1984 Reunion meeting, 1 p.m. Saturday, Shoney’s.

Willing Workers Club 3 p.m. Saturday, Pleasant Valley M.B. Church, 2585 N. Washington St.

Broadwater Lodge No. 55 State meeting, 6 p.m. Saturday; Prince Hall Masons welcome; casual attire.

Public programs

Senior Center Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; 11, open play dominoes; 1 p.m., mah jong.

Buck’s Country Playhouse Chicken and dumplings in the Chicken Coop, 6:30 p.m. Friday, $6 per plate; music to follow by Voices for Christ; 638-3193.

Hand Bell Concert 7 p.m. Friday, Crawford Street United Methodist Church; presented by Sueda Luttrell of Marietta, Ga.

Beginner Step Class 8:45-9:45 a.m. Saturday, Purks YMCA; 638-1071.

Vicksburg Warren School District Parent Center Open from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Grove Street School; for parents to check educational materials for summer enrichment; 631-2881.

Clock Auction 11 a.m. Saturday, Parish House, Church of the Holy Trinity, 900 South St.; Parish House opens at 9 a.m.

Buccaneer Cheerleaders Fun Day Noon-7 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Junior High football field; $2 admission; concessions, games and dance groups; music by “DJ Fred;” for information or to perform, Paula Cox, 630-9515.

Juneteenth Scholarship Banquet 7 p.m. Saturday, Battlefield Inn; speaker, Frank Melton; sponsored by the Mississippi Chapter of Blacks in Government; Dennis Butler, 634-3951, Sandra Mims, 634-3965, or Debra Goodman, 634-3841.

Miss ArkLa Beauty Pageant 7 p.m. Saturday, Fiske Theater, Oak Grove; $8 in advance, $10 at door; 318-428-2635.

Levi’s Closed Saturday.

Summer Day Camp For ages 4-6; 8 a.m.-noon June 21-25, Vicksburg Montessori Christian School, 201 Honeysuckle Lane; $60; theme, bears.

Kindermusik Summer Camp Music, crafts, games and more for ages 4-7; 9 a.m.-noon July 5-8, First Baptist Church; $85; Julie Albritton, 630-9265 to register by June 27.

Summer Playground Camp 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday; Pearl Street, June 21-24; Mission Park, June 28-July 1; free; ages 5-12; arts, crafts and games; 634-4514.


Clover Valley M.B. Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:30 tonight-Friday, 7670 Mississippi 27; the Rev. Johnny L. Williams, 636-6375, or Frankie Knox, 638-2070.

Wayside Apostolic Church of Deliverance Leadership conference, 7:30 tonight-Saturday, 4615 Halls Ferry Road; speakers, Dr. Robert Burns and Willie Hines; 634-4505 or 638-4654.

Shiloh M.B. Pre-Father’s Day program, 6 p.m. Friday, 920 Meadow; master of ceremony, Dr. Willie J. Jones.

Greenville-Vicksburg District Sunday School Convention Friday: 9:30 a.m., Sunday school; 11, Communion; 2 p.m., workshops; 7, programs; Saturday: 9:30 a.m.; Travis Chapel A.M.E. Church, 745 Hutson St.; pastor, the Rev. Horace L. McKay.

Bethlehem Baptist Leadership meeting, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, 3055 N. Washington St.; speaker, the Rev. David Campbell; pastor, the Rev. David Brown Jr.

Mount Calvary Baptist Women of Purpose meeting, 1 p.m. Saturday, fellowship hall, 1350 East Ave.; Ernestine Johnson, 636-9199, or Rhonda Minor, 636-3978.

Mount Pilgrim M.B., Freetown Appreciation program for Johnny Sims; 6 p.m. Saturday; presented by the Senior Choir; Joann Walker, 636-2753.

Mount Carmel Ministries Summer luau for children and youth, 2-6 p.m. Saturday, 2015 Grove St.

Mount Elem Usher board musical, 6 p.m. Saturday.

Valley Park Baptist Jack Hollingsworth in concert, 7 p.m. Saturday.

New Rock of Ages Pre-Father’s Day program, 6 p.m. Saturday, 2944 Valley St.; speaker, the Rev. Dexter Jones.


Dinners 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, St. Peter M.B. Church, 1712 Crawford St.; $5 for entree, vegetable, bread, dessert and drink; 638-3687 to place orders on Saturday; to benefit the Women in White program.

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.

Garage Sale, Auction and Chicken Dinners Noon Saturday, American Legion Post No. 3, 1712 Monroe St.; dinners are $7; proceeds to go towards medical costs for Hunter Stennett; Stacy Hartley, 218-1442.