Published 12:00 am Friday, August 13, 2004

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

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Rosa A. Temple Class of 1959 Reunion meeting, 4 p.m. Saturday, home of Elijah Johnson, 1610 Lane St.; fees are due.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1965 Reunion meeting, 3 p.m. Sunday, King David No. 1, 2719 Letitia St.; members asked to attend; 636-5958 or 638-0171.

Electra Chapter No. 5 O.E.S. Anniversary program, 3 p.m. Sunday, Greater Mount Zion Baptist Church, 907 Farmer St.; all lodges and chapters invited; worthy matron, Rose Hunt, 636-2138.

AARP 10 a.m. Tuesday, Chamber of Commerce; Sandra Crevitt will speak on prescription drugs.

Vicksburg Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Mayor Laurence Leyens.

WCHS Class of 1989 Reunion, Sept. 25; $75 per couple or $50 per individual; send dues to the attention of Esther Butler, Shannon Hoben or Samantha Treubel, P.O. Box 821452, Vicksburg, MS 39182.

Public programs

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 tonight, Oak Ridge Community Center; donations accepted; hamburgers and drinks for sale; music by Magnolias and Moonshine.

Motorcycle, Show Truck and Antique Car Show Saturday, Christian Home M.B. Church No. 2, 4769 Lee Road; deadline for entries is today; Charles Pendleton, 634-0978.

Zamar Ensemble Auditions Noon Saturday, New Dimension, 2845 Clay St.; identification, wallet-size photo and performance piece required; director, Charlie Tubbs III; 883-2095 or zamar_ensemble@hotmail.com for information.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place;” jam session, 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; donations accepted.

Gospel Singing 2-4 p.m. Sunday, Oak Ridge Community Center; music by the Wright Road Band and others; 638-6020.

Travelers Rest Christian Academy Registration open for prekindergarten through 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 Monday.

ARP Driver Safety Program 12:30-4:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, Vicksburg Senior Center; $10 per person; Jennifer, 630-8059, to register.

TOPS Take Off Pounds Sensibly; 5:30-7 p.m. Monday, River Region West, cafeteria; 661-5108.

VCHE Support Group 6:30 p.m. Monday, Bowmar Baptist Church; 636-8151.

Vicksburg Chamber Choir Rehearsals for “Requiem” will begin at 7 p.m. Tuesday, second floor choir room at First Presbyterian Church on Cherry Street; those interested should attend; director, Sharon Penley; 636-5065.

Explorer’s Bible Study An interdenominational group meeting each Wednesday morning, beginning Sept. 8, at First Presbyterian Church, 1501 Cherry St.; $60, scholarships available; children’s program for ages 2-5 and nursery available; to register and for information, Maurice Tadlock, 638-2552, or Virginia Morton, 638-6385.

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.

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.

After-School Program Registration open for the homework assistance program at 920 Shannon St. and 1911-B Mission 66; 631-0102.


Mount Givens Baptist Prayer service, 7 tonight; revival, Monday-Aug. 20; 210 Kirkland Road; speaker, the Rev. Hugh T. Lewis.

Bright Morning Star Women’s ministry meeting, 11 a.m. Saturday, 801 Green St.; speaker, Marietta Duncan.

Hopewell Baptist Jimmy Cotton and others will be in concert at 6 p.m. Saturday; 636-3693.

Travelers Rest Baptist Appreciation service for the pastor and his wife, the Rev. and Mrs. Thomas Bernard; 6 p.m. Saturday, fellowship hall, 718 Bowmar Ave.; speaker, the Rev. Walter Weathersby, pastor of Rose Hill No. 1 Baptist Church; 636-3712.

Mount Zion No. 1 M.B. Ladies Auxiliary Annual summer tea; 2 p.m. Sunday, 2310 E. Main St.; J.B. Johnson, 638-1832.

King Solomon M.B. “Faith Via the Ordo Salutis (Order of Salvation);” 7-8:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday; presented by Joseph Johnson; free; 631-0102.


Garage/Bake Sale 8:30 a.m. Saturday, Mount Olive M.B. Church No. 2, 109 N. Locust St.; proceeds to go to the Youth Choir.