Published 12:00 am Friday, October 15, 2004

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Willing Workers 3 p.m. Saturday, Pleasant Valley Church on North Washington St.

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Broadwater Lodge No. 55 6 p.m. Saturday; 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 per family; public welcome.

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

Walker Family Reunion Meeting, 5 p.m. Sunday, Locust Grove Baptist Church, Stenson Road; Mary Anderson, 634-0111; Ernest Walker, 638-4432.

AARP 10 a.m. Tuesday, Chamber of Commerce; speaker, S.C. Thomas, district manager of Social Security.

Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Mary Hopkins of Hopping H Ranch.

Public programs

Buck’s Country Playhouse Potluck supper in Chicken Coop, 6:30 tonight; music to follow by The Wild Bunch; donations accepted; 638-3193.

Porters Chapel Day Saturday: bake sale and white elephant sale, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.; buffet with takeout, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; adults, $7; seniors, $6; children under 12, $5; Porters Chapel United Methodist Church, 200 Porters Chapel Road; 636-2966.

Fish and Chicken Dinners 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, 401 Farmer St.; $6 per plate; Rose Hunt, 636-2138, or Robert Hunt, 638-0926.

Warren County Republican Rally 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, strip mall area at 2170 S. Frontage Road; door prizes, food and signs.

Edwards Cemetery Cleaning Day Noon Saturday; bring picnic lunch and lawn chairs; 852-2026.

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

Dancing Contest Tonight, 9 p.m. until; American Legion, “The Hut,” 1618 Main St.; $50 prize; donation, $5; music by DJ Robert Hunt and Big J Entertainment.

Soup and Sandwich Luncheon, Silent Auction and Bake Sale 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Tuesday, Crawford Street United Methodist Church; $6 donation; take-outs available; sponsored by the Salvation Army Women’s Auxiliary; tickets, Salvation Army, 636-2706, or Sue Tolbert, 638-3492.

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

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.

Christmas Parade of Lights 5:30 p.m. Dec. 4, downtown Vicksburg; sponsored by the Vicksburg Main Street Program and Jaycees; for applications to participate, call 634-4527, fax 631-3738, or e-mail rosaliet@vicksburg.org.


Providence M.B. Celebration services, 7 tonight, 7070 Fisher Ferry Road; speakers, the Revs. Henry Mayfield, Robert Miller, Johnny Williams, Erwin Cosey and Glenn Turner; pastor, the Rev. Earl Cosey.

Lighthouse Baptist Bible Conference, 2-5 and 7-10 tonight and 9 a.m.-noon Saturday; 1804 Sky Farm Ave.; Dr. E.L. Sharp, pastor, 638-4920.

Mount Pilgrim M.B., Freetown Women’s Auxiliary fifth anniversary celebration; 6 p.m. Saturday.

Travelers Rest Baptist Vision Festival, 8 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, church parking lot; free; clothing distribution to needy, health/medical information and entertainment; Gospel Fest begins at noon.

New Life Revival, 7 tonight, 4209 Mount Alban Road; speaker, Tim Hines of Houmasoussa Springs, Fla.; nursery available through age 5; 634-0197; pastor, Steve Mainous.

Christ Episcopal Arts and crafts festival with silent auction and entertainment; 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday; candlelight pilgrimage tour, 6-8 p.m. Monday, $9.


Live and Silent Auction 6-9 p.m. Saturday, Hawkins Abundant Life Center, 3736 Halls Ferry Road; $5 admission; vacations, guns, original art, jewelry and more to be auctioned; to support the Mexico Missions Team; 636-2242.

Garage Sale 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Gibson Memorial United Methodist Church, 335 Bowie Road; to raise money for storage utility building.

Garage Sale 6 a.m.-noon Saturday, Youth Center at New Vision Family Worship Center, 3525 Wisconsin Ave.; to benefit the Xtreme Youth group.

Center for Pregnancy Choices Fund-Raiser Banquet 7 p.m. Nov. 4, Hawkins United Methodist Church; speaker, abortion survivor Gianna Jessen; adults only; for reservations or information, 638-2778.