Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 19, 2004

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Esquire Club “Old School Dance,” Saturday, 9 p.m. until 1 a.m., St. Mary’s Community Center, 1512 Main St.; admission, $20; prizes; for tickets, Lonnie Boykin, 638-2457, Lester Magee, 634-6281, Michael Jackson, 636-2386, or any other member.

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AKA Sorority MXO Chapter; noon Saturday, Mount Heroden Church.

Broadwater Lodge No. 55 6 p.m. Saturday, Masonic Hall; all Prince Hall Masons welcome; casual attire.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1970 Reunion meeting, 5 p.m. Sunday, The Hut, 1618 Main St.; members asked to attend.

Public programs

Senior Center Friday: 9:30 a.m., breakfast with River Region; 10, beanbag baseball; 11, open play dominoes; 1 p.m., chicken foot; 6:30, potluck dinner; 7, dancing with Bud Shiers.

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.

Buck’s Country Playhouse Dinner in the Chicken Coop, 6:30 p.m. Friday; music by the Wild Bunch at 7:30; donations accepted.

Pink Diamondz Dancers Fun Day 2 p.m. Saturday, Vicksburg Junior High School stadium; admission, $1, younger than 5, free; entertainment by the Pink Diamondz, Buccaneer Cheerleaders and D.J. Fred; dance groups invited to participate; Paula Cox, 630-9515.

Parent Center at Grove Street School Open for parents to check out educational materials, 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; 631-2881.

Precious Melodies of Faith Anniversary celebration, 6 p.m. Saturday, King David No. 1, 2719 Letitia St.; guests, the Kaiser Singers, the Sensational Chosen Voices and others.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by Omar Rivers; donations accepted.

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

Rosa A. Temple Buccaneers Little League Football Applications and registration fees for ages 6-10 are being accepted; practice is at 5 p.m. each Tuesday-Thursday, Vicksburg Junior High practice field; Clearance Dunmore, 631-0636, or Mary Peoples, 634-1591.


Greater Mount Olive M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 109 Locust St.; speaker, the Rev. Michael Reed; pastor, the Rev. Douglas Harris; 638-6139.

Bethlehem M.B. Choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. Thursday and 11 a.m. Saturday, 3055 N. Washington St.

Mount Givens Baptist Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 210 Kirkland Road; pastor, the Rev. Hugh T. Lewis Jr.

Cedar Grove M.B. Installation services for Antoine Eakins, pastor, 6 p.m. Saturday, 3300 Grange Hall Road; 636-5902.