Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 15, 2004

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

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

Ivyettes Girls Club 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Rolling Acres.

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 Enrollment open and accepting certificates; after-school care until 6 p.m.; tutoring available.

Senior Center Thursday: 10 a.m., chair exercises; 12:30 p.m., Richter bridge; 1, piano class; 2, chicken foot and dominoes.

Overeaters Anonymous For those wanting to stop binge-eating; 6-7 tonight, 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.

Buck’s Country Playhouse 6:30 p.m. Friday; potluck supper in the Chicken Coop; music by the Wild Bunch; donations accepted; 638-3193.

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.

Voter Registration and Blood Drive 2:30-5:30 p.m. Saturday, Pemberton Square mall; sponsored by Vicksburg Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity; 831-1320.

Youth Arts Fair 9 a.m.-noon Saturday, Rolling Acres Community Center; sponsored by MXO Chapter of AKA Sorority.

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

Catfish Dinners 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, American Legion, “The Hut”; $6; sponsored by Rosa A. Temple Class of 1970.

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

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.

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.

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; sponsored by Narcotics Anonymous.


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

Grove Street M.B. Communion service and baptism, 7 tonight, 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.

Greater Oak Grove M.B. Church bazaar, 6 a.m.-noon Saturday, 3802 Patricia St. (behind old Army/Navy Building in City Park); clothes, household items and more; Faye, 634-1328.

Travis Chapel A.M.E. Concert by Lee Chapel A.M.E. Church Sanctuary Choir of Nashville, Tenn.; 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 745 Hutson St.; free.