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

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Katherine Rawls, district governor.

Civitan Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; speaker, John Grover of International Paper.

Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club Luncheon, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Unique Impressions; members only.

Vicksburg Toastmasters 2052 Noon Thursday; Stephen Spangler, 634-3104; Laurel Gorman, 634-4484.

Vicksburg Coin Club 7 p.m. Thursday, conference room at Vicksburg Clinic.

Woodmen of the World 6 p.m. Friday, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department, Goodrum Road; 638-2495.

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

Public programs

“Fertility: Facts & Fiction” Women’s health seminar, 6 tonight, conference rooms A and B at River Region Medical Center; free; 883-6020; speaker, Dr. Odalis Sijin.

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

Great Crusade for Christ 6:45 tonight-Friday, City Park Pavilion; sponsored by Jones Evangelistic Outreach; speakers, Neddie Ray Winters, the Revs. Delbert “Bubba” Jones, Dexter Jones and Alonzo “Old Man” Jones and Carlton “Fireball” Jones.

Public Library 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; preschool and toddler story time and craft.

“You and Your Credit Report” 6 tonight, Jefferson County Courthouse, second floor; information on how to read a credit report, rebuild credit and more; free; 877-6119 or 597-0277; sponsored by the Center for Rural Life and Economic Development at Alcorn State University.

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

Serenity Al-Anon 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Marian Hill, administrative area; fellowship of family and friends of alcoholics/addicts; 631-2770 or 631-2705.

Bake Sale 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Friday, Stonewood Apartments on Mission 66.

Old Court House Flea Market 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday; Jeff Richardson, 630-0129.

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

Vicksburg Theater Guild Auditions for “My Fair Lady,” 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday and 2-3 p.m. Sunday, Parkside Playhouse; for ages 12 and older.

Mentor Training Workshop Vicksburg Warren School District Parent Center; Betty Moore, 631-2881, for information.

Fall Art Exhibit 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library, 700 Veto St.; art by Kennith Humphrey and William Tolliver; in memory of William and Debra Tolliver; RSVP, 638-8271.

Basic Dog Obedience Classes Registration, 7 p.m. Oct. 4, City Park Pavilion; preregistration or information, call 634-0199 or 638-8952 after 6 p.m.

Women’s Self-Defense Workshop 6-8:30 p.m. Oct. 7, Pee Wee Workout/Fit Zone, 1109 Mission Park Drive; instructor, Dr. Shawn Panzer; light dinner provided; registration deadline is Saturday.

Homebuyer Education Workshop 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Oct. 16, Warren County Extension Service conference room, 1100-C Grove St.; refreshments; bring pocket calculator; Leona Stringer, 634-4520, to preregister; offered by the City of Vicksburg and Mississippi Housing Initiative.

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.


Mount Pisgah Baptist Youth Choir rehearsal, 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, 1519 Lummie St.; Yulonda Clark, 260-8693, or Mary Jackson, 636-7535.

New Rock of Ages Senior Choir rehearsal, 6 p.m. Wednesday, 2944 Valley St.

Highland Baptist 50th anniversary celebration; fish fry and fellowship, 5 p.m. Saturday; worship with former pastor, James Messer, 7 p.m.


Garage Sale VFW 10734 Ladies Auxiliary will host monthly garage sale spaces in the parking lot of the post home on Indiana Avenue or inside in case of rain; $10 cost includes tables for use and advertising; first sale is 6-11 a.m. Oct. 9; subsequent sales will be the first Saturday of each month; 631-3396 or 529-8233.