Published 12:00 am Monday, August 16, 2004

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

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

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

Sundown Toastmasters No. 4834 11 a.m. Wednesday, Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District, 4155 Clay St.

Civitan Club Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; speaker, James Hartley of Keystone Ministries.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Dan Jones, vice chancellor at University of Mississippi Medical Center.

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

Senior Center Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., intermediate exercise and advanced bridge class; 12:30-4:30 p.m., AARP Safe Driving Class.

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

VCHE Support Group 6:30 tonight, Bowmar Baptist Church; 636-8151.

Town Hall Meeting With District 4 Supervisor Carl Flanders; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Union Hall on U.S. 61 South.

“Black Whispers and Prayers” Readings and autographs by poet Harrison Havard Jr.; 7 p.m. Tuesday, Southern Cultural Heritage Center Academy Building, Adams Street entrance; 636-7900 or info@southernculture.org.

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.

GED Classes Registration open at 6 p.m. Wednesday, Hinds Community College, Mississippi 27, and 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Good Shepherd Community Center.

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

Hawkins United Methodist Church Preschool Spaghetti supper and open house for 2004-2005 school year; 6 p.m. Thursday; 636-2242 or 636-7051.

Obesity Surgery Support Group 6 p.m. Thursday, River Region Medical Center, education conference room A; bariatric coordinator, 883-6189.

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


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.

Bradley’s Chapel Revival, 7 tonight-Wednesday; music each night; speaker, Jerry Herron of Ohio; 638-6020.

Temple of Christ Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 400 Adams St.; choirs invited to participate; Delphine Taylor, pastor, 630-0170.