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8/5/04

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Clubs

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

Army/Navy Club Steak dinner meeting, 7 tonight, clubhouse.

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

Woodmen of the World 6 p.m. Friday, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department on Goodrum Road; to RSVP for the youth outing, 638-2495.

VHS Class of 1984 Reunion meeting, 2:30 p.m. Saturday, LD’s Restaurant.

VFW 10734 Regular and auxiliary meetings, 7 p.m. Monday, post home on Indiana Avenue.

Public programs

Senior Center Friday: 10 a.m., beanbag baseball; 11, open play dominoes; 1 p.m., chicken foot.

Serenity Al-Anon 5:30 p.m. today, 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 tonight, 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. Friday, E.D. Straughter Baptist Memorial Center, 1411 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; president, Albert Squire.

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.

Fish and Chicken Dinners 11 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.; sponsored by Eureka Temple No. 737; for information or deliveries of five or more plates, 636-9732.

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

Ballroom Dance Classes 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation; $20 per person; individuals and couples welcome; will focus on Salsa and the Mambo; instructor, James Frechette; reservations, 631-2997.

Parents of Autistic Children Support Group Tuesday’s meeting has been canceled so that those interested may attend the Person-Centered Planning Program at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the conference room at Warren-Yazoo Administration Building on Wisconsin Avenue; presented by the Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Services; parents of older children urged to attend; Fran Mastin, mastin8@juno.com or 630-9470.

Recovery at Noon Monday-Friday, Keystone Ministries, 821 Clay St.; Mike W., 631-0873 or 415-0314; Joel F., 634-0639 or 868-0057; Nathan G., 636-6664 or 831-9033.

YMCA Little Kickers Soccer Registration open for boys and girls ages 4-6 at Raworth and Purks; play begins Sept. 13; 638-1071.

Churches

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.

Berachah “It’s All About You,” 7 p.m. Saturday, 2918 Fisher Ferry Road; presented by Kids N2W; director, Rhonda Cresswell.

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.