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9/14/04

We welcome your items for the Community Calendar. Submit items by postal service (P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182), e-mail (newsreleases@vicksburgpost.com), fax (634-0897), delivered in person to 1601-F N. Frontage Road, or by calling 636-4545 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. If corresponding by fax, mail or e-mail, be sure to include your name and phone number. Items can be published a maximum of four times.

Clubs

Vicksburg B&PW 7 tonight, Jacques; speaker, Felicia Jacobson with the Career Development Center at Vicksburg High School; reservations, Jennifer Stinson, 636-0161.

American Legion 8 tonight, 1618 Main St.; refreshments served.

Vicksburg Art Association Installation of officers; 7:30 tonight, Old Constitution Firehouse, corner of Main and Openwood streets; vaa.blogspot.com.

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

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker will be Jerry Hall, president of Trustmark National Bank.

Vicksburg-Warren Alcorn Alumni Chapter 7 p.m. Friday, Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.

Pink Diamondz Party 7 p.m. Friday, City Pavilion; admission, $2.

Redwood High School Class of 1955 50th reunion planned by May 14, 2005; contact Joyce Cockrell Huskey, 636-8332, to be added to mailing list.

VHS Class of 1995 Looking for classmates for reunion planned for June 3-5, 2005; Christina Jones, 619-8015.

WCHS Class of 1989 Reunion planned for Sept. 25; picnic at Askew’s Landing in Edwards; evening activities at Maxwell’s with DJ Peter Christian; Michelle Kaufman Gomez, 629-3628 or Michelleg@andersontully.com; Shannon Owens Hoben, shoben@bellsouth.net; Sam Hoff Treubel, treubel@hotmail.com.

Public programs

Little People’s Learning Center PTA meeting, 5 p.m. today, 1316 South St.; enrollment open and accepting certificates; after-school care until 6 p.m.; tutoring available.

Senior Center Wednesday: 9 a.m.-noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises; 1 p.m., bingo; 2:30, hearing test with Brian Doty; 2:30, dominoes and mah jong.

Public Library Preschool and toddler story time and craft project, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Prostate Cancer Support Group 6:30-7:30 tonight, River Region West cafeteria.

Local Family Support Group for Autistic Children 7 tonight, Warren Central Junior High School; Regina Jeffers, 638-4642, or Patti Robinson, 636-8270.

Overeaters Anonymous For those wanting to stop binge-eating; 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Bowmar Baptist, room 102C; 638-0011.

Eisenhower Neighborhood Meeting Glenwood Circle; 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the big circle; the chief of police will discuss burglaries in the area; in case of rain, meeting will be at No. 3 Glenwood Circle; Charlotte Duffey, 831-0978.

Obesity Surgery Support Group 6 p.m. Thursday, River Region Medical Center, Education Conference Room A; 883-6189.

Ringing of the Bells and Patriotic Program For Constitution Week; 3:30 p.m. Friday, lawn of Old Court House; sponsored by DAR, Ashmead Chapter.

Ballroom, Latin and Swing Dance Party 8-10 p.m. Friday, Applause Dance Factory, 242 Stephens St., Ridgeland; West Coast Swing lesson, 7-8; $10 per person, first time free; classes and private lessons available; 856-6168; Vicksburg classes, 636-7000.

YMCA Little Kickers Soccer Registration open for ages 4-6 at Raworth and Purks branches; play is each Monday, Tuesday and Thursday; 638-1071.

Crawford Street Play School Open for ages 1-4 Monday-Friday; Sally, 636-5612 or 638-7397.

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

Churches

Oakland Baptist Revival, 7 tonight-Wednesday; speaker, Charley Holmes; a children’s revival will be offered; 638-6724.

Bright Morning Star M.B. Women’s ministry meeting, 7 tonight, 801 Green St.

Grove Street M.B. Communion service and baptism, 7 p.m. Wednesday, House of Peace Worship Church, 707 Pierce St.; speaker, the Rev. Raymond Smith; pastor, the Rev. Casey Fisher.

New Dimension Encounter Crusade, 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, 2845 Clay St.; speaker, Brett Watson of Atlanta; 883-2095 or www.brettwatsonministries.org; pastors, George Tyler Straughter and Franshelia Straughter.

King Solomon Baptist Church Discipline and Church Etiquette; 7-8:30 p.m. Thursday, 1401 Farmer St.; presented by Louis and Alma Sullivan.