9/16/04

Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 16, 2004

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Clubs

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.

Crme de la Crme Girls Club Registration for grades 7-12 and mothers, 11 a.m. Saturday; $10 annually; sponsored by the Vicksburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority; Patricia McCuiston-Winters, 634-1579; Barbara Burns, 638-4395; Tuesday Lindsey, 631-0425.

Broadwater Lodge No. 55 6 p.m. Saturday, Masonic Hall; third degree will be given; Prince Hall masons welcome.

Knights of Columbus Saltillo breakfast, 8-11 a.m. Sunday, KC Hall; $3 per person, maximum of $12 for immediate family; public welcome.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1965 Business/planning meeting, 3 p.m. Sunday, King David No. 1, 2719 Letitia St.; members asked to attend; 638-0171 or 636-5958.

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Interest meeting, 4 p.m. Sunday, United Way, 920 South St.; business attire; 506-5728.

Family Reunion Planning meeting for descendents of James and Delphia Walker, 5 p.m. Sunday, Locust Grove M.B. Church, corner of Mississippi 27 and Stenson Road; Mary Walker Anderson, 634-0111, or Ernest Walker, 638-4432.

Public programs

Little People’s Learning Center Enrollment open and accepting certificates; after-school care until 6 p.m.; tutoring available.

Senior Center Friday: 10 a.m., beanbag baseball; 12:30 p.m., open play dominoes; 2, domino tournament.

Eisenhower Neighborhood Meeting Glenwood Circle; 5:30 p.m. today 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 tonight, 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.

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.

Sickle Cell Awareness Program 4 p.m. Sunday, Mount Heroden Baptist Church, 1117 Clay St.; speaker, Dr. Robert A. William of River Region; sponsored by the National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women’s Club.

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.

Churches

New Dimension Encounter Crusade, 7 tonight 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 tonight, 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.

Benefits

Utica-Western Hinds NAACP Branch Fund raiser song service, 7 p.m. Sunday, Zion Travelers Baptist Church, Mississippi 27 and Old Port Gibson Road; to benefit branch assessment and community programs.

Car Wash Saturday, Texaco Service Station in Port Gibson; donations can be mailed to Spring Hill M.B. Church, P.O. Box 1014, Port Gibson, MS 39150; to benefit the medical bills of Clara Moore, Anitra Gibson, Sarah Truitt, Mattie Bell and Deloris Thornton.