Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 7, 2004

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PRAM, River City Chapter 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Eddie Monsour’s Restaurant; guest speaker, Jack L. Kyle; public relations practitioners and interested persons invited.

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Woodmen of the World Business meeting, 6 p.m. Friday, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department on Goodrum Road; scrapbook workshop, 7 p.m.; 638-2495; members asked to attend.

Rose of Sharon Chapter 24, O.E.S. 4 p.m. Saturday, Masonic Hall on Baldwin Ferry Road; members asked to attend.

En-Vogue Social and Civic Club Oldies but Goodies Dance; Saturday, 9 p.m. until; 1618 Main St.; D.J., Dr. C; admission, $5; casual attire; door prizes.

Public programs

Yoga Classes Noon Mondays and Thursdays and 5 p.m. Wednesdays; Phyllis Neumann Studio, 1103 Washington St.; 619-6900.

Senior Center Thursday: 9 a.m.-1 p.m., computer class by appointment; 9-noon, oil painting; 10, chair exercises; 12:30 p.m., Richter bridge; 1, piano class; 2, open play dominoes.

Public Library Today: 3:30 p.m., crafts for all ages; Thursday: 10:30 a.m., story time for grades 1-4 and a craft; Thursday is the last day to report on summer program books.

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

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

Exuberant 2004 “A Celebration of Dance and Mimeistry;” 6 p.m. Friday, Vicksburg City Auditorium, 901 Monroe St.; sponsored by Faith Christian Center; free; a Broken Vessels of Light Dance and Silent Witness Mime Team production; pastor, Dr. Ollie Hardaway Jr.; 638-1600.

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

“The Music Man” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and July 16-17 and 4:30 p.m. Sunday and July 18, Port Gibson Middle School, Ramsey Drive; presented by the Port Gibson Theatre Company; tickets, $10 for adults and $5 for children under 18; reservations, 437-4891.

Ecology Education Workshop For K-12 teachers; 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, room 318, math and science building, Alcorn State University; sponsored by the Ecological Society of America; hosted by the Strategies for Ecology Education Development and Sustainability at ASU.

Body Building Championships 7 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Convention Center; 636-9414.

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

“Y4C: Youth for Christ” Youth Enrichment Week, 6:30-8 p.m. Monday-July 16, Family Life Cathedral, 2832 Ken Karyl; for ages 6-21; 629-3900.

Local Family Support Group for Autistic Children 7 p.m. Tuesday, The Vicksburg Post; Regina Jeffers, 638-4642; Patti Robinson, 636-8270.

Summer Playground Camp 9 a.m.-noon Monday-Thursday; Farmer Street, July 12-15; Glenwood Circle, July 19-22; 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.


New Mount Elem Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 3014 Wisconsin Ave.; speakers, Regenal Benard, Henry Mayfield, James Archer, Sammy Brown, Leon Nelson Jr. and Ronnie Mackabee; pastor, Dr. Leonard Walker.

St. James Baptist Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 1922 Pearl St.; evangelist, Dr. Sedric D. Veal Sr.; pastor, Charlie Blackmore Jr.

Mount Olive Baptist, Villa Nova Vacation Bible School, 6 tonight-Friday; pastor, the Rev. Eric Rand Sr.

Calvary Baptist Vacation Bible School for K5-grade 6, 6-8 tonight-Friday, 2878 Old Highway 27; family night, 6 p.m. Friday.

Southside Baptist Vacation Bible School for age 3-grade 6, 6:30-8:30 tonight-Friday, 965 Fisher Ferry Road; 631-0047.

Triumph M.B. Vacation Bible School, 6:30 tonight-Friday, 124 Pittman Road; 638-8108.


Jeannie Thomas Benefit 6 p.m. Saturday, First Baptist Church, 1511 1/2 Lane St.; groups, choirs and soloists are invited to participate; sponsored by Patricia Stamps and Victoria Ellis; Patricia Huntley is master of ceremony; proceeds to go towards medical expenses.

Garage Sale 7 a.m.-noon Saturday, Mount Pisgah Church, 1519 Lummie St.; choir rehearsal, noon; sale to benefit the Youth Choir.