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8/4/04

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Clubs

John C. Pemberton Camp, Sons of Confederate Veterans 6 p.m. Thursday, Southern Cultural Heritage Complex; Bryan Dabney will speak on Port Hudson; public invited.

Army/Navy Club Steak dinner meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, clubhouse.

Reunite Social and Civic Club Dance, Saturday, 9 p.m. until; American Legion, “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; $4 at door; door prizes.

Public programs

Senior Center Thursday: 10 a.m., chair exercises; 12:30 p.m., Richter bridge; 1, piano class; 2, chicken foot and dominoes.

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

Breast Cancer Support Group For patients, survivors, family members and caregivers; 6 p.m. Thursday, Porters Chapel United Methodist Church, 200 Porters Chapel Road; speaker, Kim Yates of the Lymphoma Center, St. Dominic’s Hospital in Jackson.

Softball Tournament 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, ballpark behind Tallulah Academy in Tallulah; $125 a team; Chris Thornton, 318-574-5230; sponsored by the Madison Parish Dixie Youth.

Homebuyer Education Workshop 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Warren County Extension Service conference room, 1100-C Grove St.; bring pocket calculator; Leona Stringer, 634-4520, to register; offered by the City of Vicksburg and Mississippi Housing Initiative.

Warren County Baptist Sunday School Convention 9:30 a.m. Thursday and Friday, E.D. Straughter Baptist Memorial Center, 1411 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; president, Albert Squire.

Blood Drive 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Thursday, conference rooms C and D at River Region Medical Center; noon-3:30 p.m. Thursday, bloodmobile at River Region West.

Parkinson’s Support Group 2-3 p.m. Thursday, conference room, River Region West.

Back-to-School Youth Bash 6-10 p.m. Friday, Ridgeway Baptist Church; music by the McAllister Brothers Band.

Citywide Pep Rally 9:30 a.m. Saturday, parking lot at Vicksburg Factory Outlet mall; area cheerleaders, bands, ROTCs and dance troops will perform.

Boost-A-Buccaneer Day 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Junior High School stadium; entertainment provided by the Buccaneer cheerleaders and DJ Duncan; player applications for ages 7-12 are being accepted.

Free Health Fair 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Jackson Street Community Center, 923 Walnut St.; body mass index, vision, dental, blood pressure and diabetes screenings; seminars at 10 and 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.; 631-3723.

Bunny’s Child Care Accepting applications and child-care certificates for prekindergarten and ages 2 weeks-12 years; 634-8068 or 2362-2364 Grove St., from 5:30 a.m.-6 p.m.

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.

The Learning Garden at Oakland Baptist Church Openings available for ages 6 weeks to 5 years; emphasis on Bible, art, music and other; ABEKA curriculum; Tuesday/Thursday classes; Renee Holloway, 638-6724 or 619-7065.

Churches

Mount Pilgrim M.B., Freetown Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 1917 Heather Drive; speakers, the Revs. Will Moffett, Robert Miller, James Archer, Douglas Bryant and Louis Hall Sr.; host pastor, the Rev. Joseph Brown; 636-0044.

Providence M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 7070 Fisher Ferry Road; speaker, the Rev. Henry Mayfield.

Wayside Baptist Revival 7 tonight, 6151 Jeff Davis Road; speaker, Steve White of Brookhaven; music by Lanny McCann.

Pleasant Hill M.B. Revival, 7:30 tonight-Friday, Bolton; speaker, the Rev. Casey Fisher of Grove Street M.B. Church; host pastor, the Rev. Zavean Woodard; bus will leave House of Peace Worship Church, 707 Pierce St., at 6:30 each night.

St. Paul M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 1413 Elm St.; pastor, the Rev. Henry J. Williams.

Pleasant Hill M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 11170 Halls Ferry Road; speaker, the Rev. Johnny Williams; pastor, the Rev. Joseph Briscoe.

Seventh-Day Adventist Jack Hollingsworth in concert, 7 p.m. Saturday, corner of Lee Road and Indiana Avenue.

Benefits

Rummage Sale 7 a.m.-noon Saturday, Redbone United Methodist Church, corner of Redbone and Burnt House roads; sponsored by the Redbone United Methodist Women; proceeds to go to Keystone Ministries; 638-7485.

Vicksburg Kiwanis Golf Ball Drop 9:30-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Factory Outlets; $5 per ball; Charlie McKinnie, 638-7722; proceeds to go toward purchase of a van for Jacob’s Ladder Learning Center.

Back-to-School Garage Sale 7 a.m.-noon Saturday, St. Aloysius gymnasium, 1900 Grove St.; to volunteer, 630-9762; proceeds to go toward purchase of a school bus for Vicksburg Catholic School.