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9/23/04

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

Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority MXO Chapter; 4 p.m. Sunday, Mount Heroden Church.

VHS Class of 1975 Reunion planning 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 at Fox’s Pizza Den, 6:30 p.m. Saturday; 636-2720.

Public programs

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

Jackson Neuropathy Association Support Group 5 p.m. today, St. James Episcopal Church, 3921 Oak Ridge Drive, Jackson; 956-5217 or 956-5573.

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.

Personal Finance Workshop 6 tonight, second floor of Claiborne County Administration Building; tools and strategies to improve financial skills, set goals and more; sponsored by Alcorn State University’s Center for Rural Life and Economic Development; free; 877-6119 or 597-0277.

Eagle Lake Development Association 7:30 tonight, Eagle Lake Community Center; refreshments; hostess, Melba Parker.

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

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, first time free; classes and private lessons available; 856-6168; Vicksburg classes, 636-7000.

Walk-A-Thon for Health and Wellness 7:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, parking lot at Pemberton Square mall; Dorothy Pickett, 636-0999; sponsored by the Vicksburg Chapter of The Links Inc.

Car Wash 9 a.m. Saturday, Pizza Hut on Pemberton Boulevard; donations accepted; sponsored by the Mount Olive M.B. Church of Villa Nova Youth Department; pastor, the Rev. Eric Rand Sr.

Manners Course For ages 6-10; 10:30 a.m.-noon Saturday, Keystone Ministries, 821 Clay St.; instructors from All Saints’ Episcopal School; limited space; role play, crafts and refreshments; 638-8100 to register.

“A Dickens Christmas Carol” Auditions 2-4 p.m. Saturday and 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Parkside Playhouse, 101 Iowa Ave.; production, Dec. 10-12 and 17-19; sponsored by Vicksburg Theatre Guild; 636-0471 or www.e-vtg.com.

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

Adult Basic Literacy Class Sponsored by Vicksburg Warren School District and 21st CCLC; 631-2881 for information.

Entrepreneur Conference 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Oct. 26, Eagle Ridge Conference Center in Raymond; speaker, Rhonda Abrams; $25 until Oct. 8, $30 after; includes lunch; information and reservations, 857-3536; sponsored by the Hinds Community College Small Business Development Center.

Narcotics Anonymous River City group, 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 group, 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.

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

Churches

Gospel Temple M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 1612 Lane St.; speaker, the Rev. Walter Weathersby; pastor, Walter Edley.

Holy Hill Baptist Revival, 7:30 tonight-Saturday, Oak Ridge community; evangelist, the Rev. Eric R. Rand; pastor, the Rev. Booker T. Smith.

Bethlehem M.B. Choir rehearsal, 6 tonight and 11 a.m. Saturday; 3055 N. Washington St.

Jubilee Revival Center Outpouring conference, 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, 1315 Adams St.; speaker, George Tyler Straughter; pastors, Robert and Lisa Sanders.

Hawkins United Methodist Craft and bake sale, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, 3736 Halls Ferry Road; half barbecue chickens with trimmings, $6; 636-2242.

Bowmar Baptist Forty Days of Purpose kickoff, 6 p.m. Saturday; 636-2596.

Ridgeway Baptist Saturday; Brotherhood breakfast, 7:30 a.m.; fish fry and parking lot and basketball court dedications, 6 p.m.

Benefits

Rummage Sale and Fish Fry Saturday, 7 a.m. until; home of Christine Stewart, 81 Robert St.; benefit fund raiser for Donna Gilliam.