Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 27, 2004

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Kiwanis 5:30 p.m. today, Maxwell’s; a Jacob’s Ladder Learning Center representative will speak.

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Civitan Club Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; speaker, Sheriff Martin Pace.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Betty Bullard will speak on building restoration.

TRIAD 2 p.m. Wednesday, City Hall Annex; speakers, John A. Thomason III, Warren County coroner, and Larry Chisley, Warren County deputy coroner.

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

Public programs

Senior Center Wednesday: 9 a.m.-noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises; 1 p.m., white elephant bingo; 2:30, dominoes.

“Bugsy Malone” Auditions 6 tonight-Wednesday, Parkside Playhouse; for ages 7-14; 636-0471 or www.e-vtg.com for information; sponsored by Vicksburg Theatre Guild.

Public Library Preschool and toddler story time and craft, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Back to School Celebration 6 tonight, House of Peace Worship Church, 707 Pierce St.; school supplies will be given away; children must be present to receive supplies; pastor, Linda Sweezer; 630-3362 for information.

Warren Central High School Locker assignments in Building A; sophomores, 8-11 a.m. Thursday; juniors, 1-3 p.m. Thursday; seniors, 8-11 a.m., Friday; freshman orientation, 6 p.m. Aug. 2, auditorium, 638-3372 for information; new student registration, 8 a.m.-noon and 1-3 p.m. today and Wednesday, 631-2865 and 638-3373 for information.

Vicksburg Intermediate School Open house for students, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Aug. 4.

Travelers Rest Christian Academy Registration open for prekindergarten-grade 4; A Beka curriculum, Bible class, arts and crafts and field trips; after-school program available; Janet Watts or Debra Coleman, 636-3712 or 718 Bowmar Ave.; school begins Aug. 16.

Homebuyer Education Workshop 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Aug. 7, Warren County Extension Service Conference Room, 1100-C Grove St.; refreshments available; bring pocket calculator; Leona Stringer, 634-4520, to preregister; offered by the City of Vicksburg and Mississippi Housing Initiative.

Explorer’s Bible Study 9:30-11:15 a.m. Wednesdays beginning Sept. 8, First Presbyterian Church, 1501 Cherry St.; $60, scholarships available; children’s program for ages 2-5 and nursery provided; Maurice Tadlock, 638-2552, or Virginia Morton, 638-6385, to register.

Narcotics Anonymous 12th annual barbecue, Saturday, 11 a.m. until; Kings Community Center, 200 R.L. Chase Drive; workshops and speakers; all addicts invited; Alvin J., 661-7646 or 415-2180; Irene B., 636-8965; Jackie G., 638-8456 or 415-2345.

Back to School Rally Saturday, 9 a.m. until; Vicksburg High School stadium; school supplies will be given out; sponsored by Warren County Community Development.


First Christian Bible School, 6-8:30 tonight, 3005 Porters Chapel Road; meal will be served.

St. James Baptist Combined Vacation Bible School with Mount Zion, Ballground; 6-7:30 tonight-Friday, 1922 Pearl St.; for all ages; pastor, Charlie Blackmore Jr.

Mount Alban M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 2385 Mount Alban Road; guest speaker, the Rev. Althan Smith of Rayville, La.; host pastor, the Rev. J.D. Cooper.

Living Word Baptist Youth camp, 5-7 tonight-Friday, 260 Mississippi 27 South; featuring the Resist All Tobacco Pack, Allied and Students Working Against Tobacco curriculums; information, 661-0680; pastor, Dr. Stevie C. Duncan.

Gospel Temple M.B. Vacation Bible School for all ages, 6:30-8 tonight-Friday, 1612 Lane St.; refreshments served; information, 636-2219 or 661-0500.

Mount Ararat Baptist 7 tonight-Friday, 50 Culkin Road; evangelist, the Rev. Michael Bell; host pastor, the Rev. Thomas Moreland.

Grove Street M.B. Back to School Youth Revival, 6 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, House of Peace Worship Church, 707 Pierce St.; speaker, the Rev. L. Carter; pastor, the Rev. Casey Fisher.

Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, multi-purpose building, 2869 N. Washington St.; those living in the North Washington Street area are eligible; verification of income, social security cards and recent utility bill required; pastor, the Rev. Larry Nicks.

Uniting in Christ Ministries Church of Christ “Uniting Believers to the Body of Christ,” 7 p.m. Wednesday-Friday, 1184 Moore Road, Port Gibson; speakers, Joseph Mark Newsome and Joyce Wilson; overseer, Lynda Carter.

Temple Church of Christ (Holiness) USA Neighborhood outreach, noon-6 p.m. Friday, Sugar Hill community in Port Gibson; free food and fellowship; pastor, Howard Batchelor.