Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 26, 2004

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Vicksburg Coin Club 7 tonight, Vicksburg Clinic Conference room.

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VHS Class of 1975 Reunion meeting, 10 a.m. Saturday, Shoney’s; Jerre Gibson Houston, 636-6139; Debra Robinson Goodman, 636-3429; Patricia Walker Daniel, 631-0283.

Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club Old car cruise from Bumpers, 6:30 p.m. Saturday; 636-2720.

Willing Workers Club 3 p.m. Saturday, Pleasant Valley M.B. Church.

Farm Service Agency 9 a.m. Monday, Vicksburg Warren County Service Center, 2660 Sherman Ave.; discussion of the committee election process and the new conservation reserve program signup; for accommodations for the disabled, contact Kathy Farley, 636-7612 ext. 2 or kathy.farley@ms.usda.gov by Friday.

Public programs

Senior Center Friday: 10 a.m., beanbag baseball; 11, open play dominoes; 1:30 p.m., estate planning with Wayne Pratt of Edward Jones.

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

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge Community Center; hamburgers and drinks for sale; donations accepted; music by Lanny McCann and the Backwater Band.

Pink Diamondz Dancers Car Wash 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Ryan’s on Pemberton Square Boulevard; cars, $3; trucks, $5; donations accepted.

Vicksburg Coin Show 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday, Battlefield Inn; free; sponsored by Vicksburg Coin Club; Cason Schaffer, 638-1195.

Save Our Children Workshop 10 a.m. Saturday, Rose Hill M.B. Church, 683 Stenson Road; lunch will be served; topics include drugs, self-esteem, teen violence and peer pressure; Arone Washington, 636-7461 or 831-1293; or Sandy Jackson, 629-9742 or 218-1712.

Blood Drive 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Masonic Temple on Cain Ridge Road; sponsored by the Vicksburg Masonic Bodies; Cory, 636-6507.

Mentor Training Workshop Vicksburg Warren School District Parent Center; Betty Moore, 631-2881.

Back-to-School Fun Day Saturday, 1 p.m. until; Mayersville Ball Park; food, games and fun for all ages; sponsored by the Mayersville Youth Development Committee.

The Practical Living Series A woman’s health seminar; 2-5 p.m. Saturday, Jubilee Revival Ministries, 1315 Adams St.; host pastors, Robert and Lisa Sanders; 630-9318.

Angelic Gospel Singers Concert 6 p.m. Saturday, Rose Hill Christian Church in Lorman; pastor, Walter Chambers.

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

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.

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

After-School Program Registration open for the homework assistance programs at Central Mississippi Prevention Services, 920 Shannon St. and 1911-B Mission 66; 631-0102.

River Kids Program A free, after-school art and music program for grades 4-6 to begin Sept. 13 at the Southern Cultural Heritage Center, 1302 Adams St.; 30 openings for the music class from 4 until 5:30 p.m. Mondays and 60 openings for the art class from 4 until 5:30 p.m. Thursdays; to register, call 631-2997 or visit the center.


King Solomon M.B. Faith within the Ordo Salutis, a workshop on the order of salvation; 7-8:30 tonight; presenter, Joseph Johnson; host pastor, the Rev. Reginald Bernard.

Mount Pisgah Youth Choir rehearsal, noon Saturday; fund-raising money is due.

St. Paul M.B., Edwards Third anniversary celebration for Victoria Wilson, 4 p.m. Saturday; guests include the Gospel Keystones of Jackson and the Brownsville Male Choir of Bolton; groups, choirs and soloists invited to participate; refreshments will be served; pastor, the Rev. Hugh T. Lewis Jr.

New Mount Pilgrim Baptist Deacons program, 5 p.m. Saturday; speaker, the Rev. Virdell Lewis Sr.; music by the Men of Purpose Male Chorus; chairman, Leroy Gillum; pastor, the Rev. Henry J. Williams; 415-3880.

Mount Able M.B. Evening of singing, 6 p.m. Saturday; Highway 80, east of Mound; guest choir, Mighty Train of Gospel; pastor, the Rev. Henry Hudson; Rosie Gray, 634-0691.


Mayersville “Wheels for Life” Bike-A-Thon 10 a.m.-noon Saturday, Mayersville Ball Park; to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital.