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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.

VHS Class of 1995 Planning committee meeting, 5 p.m. Sunday, Sol Azteca Mexican Restaurant, U.S. 61 North; Christina Jones, 619-8015 or 456-1499.

Henderson, Scott Family Reunion 11 a.m. Sunday, Morning Star M.B. Church, 848 Glass Road; speaker, the Rev. Erwin Cosey of Port Gibson.

Public programs

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

Serenity Al-Anon 5:30 p.m. today, 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.

Ballroom Dance Class 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation; instructor, James Frechette; $20 per person; individuals and couples welcome; 631-2997 for reservations.

“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.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group 2-3 p.m. Monday, River Region West, cafeteria.

The Art and Hobby of Bonsai Free presentation and demonstration by Barry Payne; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Academy Building, Adams Street entrance, Southern Cultural Heritage Center.

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.

Hawkins Preschool Openings available for fall session for ages 1-4; 636-2242, 636-7051 or 638-3685 for information and class schedule.


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 toward medical expenses.

Garage Sale 7 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Mount Pisgah M.B. Church, 1519 Lummie St.; choir rehearsal, noon; sale to benefit the Youth Choir.