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6/23/04

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

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

Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club 7 p.m. Thursday, 1609 Grove St.; hostess, Gladys Bingham; members asked to attend.

WCHS Class of 1994 Reunion party, 8 p.m. Friday, American Legion, “The Hut;” $5 admission.

Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Old car cruise, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Bumpers; 636-2720.

Roberson Family Reunion July 2-4 in Vicksburg; church service, 8 a.m. July 4, St. Mark Freewill; Lena Roberson, 636-3432.

WCHS Class of 1995 Mincer Minor, 529-0893, or mincer_2@yahoo.com, to update contact information and vote on reunion dates.

Public programs

Senior Center Thursday: 9 a.m., chair exercises; 9 a.m.-1 p.m., computer class by appointment; 9-noon, oil painting; 12:30, Richter bridge; 1, piano class; 3, open play dominoes.

Public Library Today: 3:30 p.m., craft time; Thursday: 10:30 a.m., school-age story time; Friday: last day to report on books read.

Overeaters Anonymous For those wanting to stop binge eating; 6-7 tonight, room 102C, Bowmar Baptist; 638-0011.

Miss Mississippi Autograph Party 9:30-11 a.m. Thursday, Vicksburg Factory Outlets; 636-7434.

Laboring in God’s Vineyard Free clothes, food and job referrals; 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, Living Word Baptist Church.

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

DivorceCare Class 13-week course beginning at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Bowmar Baptist Church; $30.

Gospel Music Workshop Thursday, New Dimension, 2845 Clay St.; guest clinician, Charlie Tubbs III of Atlanta; registration, $10; 883-2095.

Warren County Baptist Association and Women’s Auxiliary Spring session, Thursday and Friday, E.D. Straughter Center; moderator, the Rev. R.L. Miller.

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

“The Siege of Vicksburg” Spiritual warfare conference; 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, New Dimension, 2845 Clay St.; music by various recording artists; hosted by George Tyler Straughter; 883-2095 or www.heartofelijah.cjb.net for information.

Catfish Dinner Sale 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, 111 Overlook Drive; sponsored by The Angelic Voices of Christ; 638-8428.

Juneteenth Heritage Festival 10 a.m. Saturday, City Park Pavilion, 900 Lee St.; gospel, R&B, rap and more; free; 638-8271.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by Omar Rivers; donations accepted.

Summer Playground Camp 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday; Mission Park, June 28-July 1; Jackson Street, July 6-8; free; ages 5-12; arts, crafts and games; 634-4514.

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.

Churches

Shady Grove M.B. Revival, 7:30 tonight-Friday; evangelist, the Rev. C.P. Nelson of Utica; pastor, the Rev. Terry L. Moore.

Immanuel Baptist Vacation Bible School for age 4-grade 6; 8:30-11:30 a.m. today-Friday, 6949 U.S. 61 South; for information or transportation, 636-2238 or 636-9316.

Westminster Presbyterian Vacation Bible School for K4-grade 6; 9 a.m.-noon today-Thursday, 3601 Halls Ferry; closing program and supper, 6:30 p.m. Thursday; 636-4292.

Friendship Baptist Vacation Bible School, today-Friday, 103 Williamson Ave., Edwards; 852-2921 or 852-2922; pastor, Bobby Burks.

King David M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 1224 Bowmar Ave.; evangelist, the Rev. Joseph Brisco; pastor, the Rev. Johnny L. Williams.

Mount Pisgah M.B. Vacation Bible School; 10-11 a.m. today-Friday, 1519 Lummie St.

Triumph Vacation Bible School, 6:30-8:30 tonight-Friday, 136 Honeysuckle Lane.

Jones Chapel Revival, 7 tonight-Friday; speaker, the Rev. Joseph Brown.

Jackson Street M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 1416 Jackson St.; evangelist, the Rev. Philip Burks; pastor, the Rev. John W. Carroll Sr.

Oak Grove M.B., Lake Providence Revival, 7 tonight-Friday; guests, the Rev. Casey Fisher and Grove Street M.B. Church members; Grove Street pastor and members will leave at 6 each night from the House of Peace Worship Church, 707 Pierce St.; host pastor, the Rev. Edward Knight.

New Mount Pilgrim Revival, 7 tonight-Friday; speakers, Mable Jennings, Jackie Griffin and the Revs. Rex Anderson and Roosevelt Mitchell.

Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 5:30 p.m. today, multipurpose building, 2869 N. Washington St.; those living in North Washington Street area eligible; verification of income, Social Security cards for each member and recent utility bill required; pastor, the Rev. Larry Nicks.

Porters Chapel M.B. Prayer, 6 tonight-Saturday; revival, 7 p.m. June 27-July 2; Halls Ferry Road; speaker, the Rev. Willie Hardy of Tallulah.

Bethlehem M.B. Choir rehearsals, 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Saturday, 3055 N. Washington St.; musicians, Kevin Winters and L.C. Dotson.