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Vicksburg Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker will be Kay Daniels of Body By Kay.

VAMP Vicksburg Association of Marketing Professionals; noon Tuesday, Ameristar; speaker will be Wyatt Emmerich, publisher of the Northside Sun in Jackson.

Civitan Club Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; speaker will be the Rev. Bill Martin of All Saints’ School.

PRAM Public Relations Association of Mississippi, River City Chapter, 11:30 a.m. Thursday; Eddie Monsour’s in the Vicksburg Country Club; speaker will be Cristy Famulari-Cross, marketing manager for Southwest Airlines; meal cost is $8; Sara Leach, 661-7494, or Marsha Gay, 638-6418, for reservations by Tuesday.

Public programs

Big River Classics Car Show Featuring 1955-57 Chevys, 1-6 today and 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, Battlefield Inn.

Ballroom, Latin and Swing Dance 8-10 tonight; Applause Dance Factory, 242 Stephens St. in Ridgeland; swing lesson, 7-8; $10 per person per event, first time free; 856-6186 or 636-7000.

Pink Diamondz Labor Day Bash 6 p.m. Saturday, City Pavilion; $2 admission.

“Big Gospel Singing” 6 p.m. Saturday, Cool Spring M.B. Church; guests include King Jubilee Gospel Singers, Gospel Harmonettes, Sensational Spiritual Angels, Gospel Visionaries, Lamentation Gospel Singers, the Rev. Jessie Brown of Utica; master of ceremonies, Fred Hall Hudson.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” Shelter Drive; hamburger cookout, 5 p.m. Saturday; music by Wright Road Band; women bring a side dish.

Lakeover Funeral Home Labor Day Picnic 1 p.m. Monday, 1525 Beasley Road in Jackson; door prizes, food, bring lawn chairs.

TOPS Taking Off Pounds Sensibly, 5:30-7 p.m. Mondays, River Region West cafeteria.

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.

Preschoolers Learning Through Play Days Tuesday and Thursday mornings, Crawford Street; for 2- and 3-year-olds; Sally, 636-5612.


Mountain of Faith Ministries “Revival in the Marcus Bottom,” 7 tonight-Monday; corner of Bowmar Avenue and Halls Ferry Road; guests will be Pastors John Williams and Billy Talbert, Bishop George Straughter and a special pastor from Florida; Youth Night Saturday, pizza; Tina Hayward, 661-8990.

Pleasant Valley M.B. Choir rehearsal, 5:30 tonight; 2585 N. Washington St.; musician, Kevin Powell.

Christian Home No. 2 M.B. Car wash and hot dog sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday; church parking lot, 4769 Lee Road; cars, $5; trucks, $7; to benefit youth program; 883-0286 or 638-5407 for information or directions.

St. James M.B. “Women in Red,” 6 p.m. Saturday; 1922 Pearl St.; music by C.J. Williams and the Angelic Voices of Christ; Lubertha Webber, chairman; Helen L. Hunter, mistress of ceremonies; Charlie Blackmore Jr., pastor.

Mountain of Faith Ministries Volunteers needed, informational meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday; Hawkins United Methodist Church, 3736 Halls Ferry Road; 661-8990 before 1 p.m.

Berachah Baptist First Place program, 6 p.m. Tuesday; Lisa Cochran, 638-2451.

First Presbyterian Explorers Bible study, 9:30-11:15 a.m. each Wednesday Sept. 8-May 12, 2005; 1501 Cherry St., cost is $60; Maurice Tadlock, 638-2552, or Virginia Morton, 638-6385.