Published 12:00 am Friday, July 2, 2004

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Turner-Willis Family Reunion Kickoff party, 7 tonight, VFW on Indiana Avenue; picnic, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Saturday, The Ranch on Nailor Road; memorial service, 11 a.m. Sunday, King David Church No. 1, Letitia Street; Gayelord Carpenter, 638-7881.

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Erves, Watts, Williams Family Reunion Picnic, noon-5 p.m. Saturday, Clear Creek in Bovina; banquet, 4 p.m. Sunday, Battlefield Inn.

American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213 Holiday dance, 9 p.m.-1 a.m. tonight-Sunday, “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.

VFW Post 2572 Fourth of July celebration, 10 a.m. Sunday, post home, 1918 Washington St.; catfish and chicken dinners served at noon; cake walk, children’s games, door prizes and bingo; $5 for non-members.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1969 Memorial service, 11 a.m. Sunday, Shiloh M.B. Church, 920 Meadow St.; public invited.

VAMP Noon Tuesday, Ameristar Casino Heritage Buffet; $9; speaker, Craig Ray, director of the Mississippi Development Authority’s Tourism Development Division; Carolyn Duren, 634-0096, or www.vicksburgmarketing.org.

Vicksburg Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; Chuck Morgan will speak on district risk management.

WCHS Class of 1989 Reunion scheduled for Sept. 18; contact Michelle Kaufman Gomez, 629-3628 or michelleg@andersontully.com, Esther Butler, 415-5357, April Johnson, 923-7519, or Wilda Hedrick Williams, 638-7399.

Public programs

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

Voter Registration Drive and Catfish Fry 3-8 p.m. Saturday, Unique Impressions Restaurant and Lounge, 2420 Washington St.; ages 18 and up; all political affiliations welcome; sponsored by Tommie Rawlings.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place;” hamburger cookout, 5 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by Wright Road Band, 7-10; donations accepted.

“A Vicksburg Fourth And All That Jazz” Sunday, downtown waterfront; 7 p.m., The Patrick Smith Band preshow; 8 p.m., “All American Jazz” presented by The University of Southern Mississippi Holiday Orchestra; speaker, Brig. Gen. Robert Crear and soloist, Dr. Walter Swan; fireworks; refreshments for sale; souvenirs and T-shirts; no coolers.

Summer Playground Camp 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday; Farmer Street, July 12-15; 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.

Learning Garden Preschool at Oakland Baptist Fall registration open for ages 6 weeks to 5 years; limited spaces; emphasis on Bible, math, language arts, music and more; Renee Holloway, 638-6724, or 831-1801.


Locust Grove M.B. Prayer meeting, 7 tonight, 472 Stenson Road; revival, 7:30 p.m. Monday-July 9; evangelist, the Rev. Kemp Burley; pastor, the Rev. Robert L. Miller.

Standfield Baptist Vacation Bible School, 6 p.m. Monday-July 9, 1404 Lane St.; registration after Sunday service; pastors, John and Laura Williams.