10/19/04

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, October 19, 2004

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Clubs

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

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Civitan Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; speaker, Tracy Tullos with the Department of Wildlife.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Joe Hendrix will speak on experiences in Iraq.

Society of American Military Engineers Noon Thursday, Maxwell’s; reservations required, 631-5587.

Vicksburg Warren Alcorn Alumni Chapter 7 p.m. Friday, Elk’s Lodge, 916 Walnut St.

Public programs

Senior Center Wednesday: 9 a.m.-noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises; 1 p.m., white elephant bingo; 2:15, hearing test with Brian Doty; 2:30, dominoes and mah jong.

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

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

Warren County Baptist Association and Women’s Auxiliary Fall session, 9:30 a.m. Thursday and Friday, E.D. Straughter Baptist Center; moderator, the Rev. R.L. Miller.

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

Obesity Surgery Support Group 6 p.m. Thursday, River Region Medical Center, Education Conference Room A; 883-6189.

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge Community Center; music by The Wild Bunch; chili, rice, cornbread and drinks for sale; donations accepted.

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

Keep it Real Conference 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Pleasant Valley M.B. Church, 2585 N. Washington St.; for information or transportation, 638-2798.

Veterans Day Parade 10 a.m. Nov. 6, Washington Street; sponsored by the Vicksburg-Warren County Veterans Day Parade Committee and American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213; to participate, call Louis I. Sullivan Sr., 638-4249, or Charles Scott Sr., 636-4993.

Parent/Infant Massage Class For newborns to age 3; Nov. 1, Pee Wee Workout/Fit Zone, 1109 Mission Park Drive; instructor, Kristen Hoover; registration deadline, Oct. 30; $25 per child; 636-1878.

Churches

House of Peace Worship Revival, 7 tonight-Wednesday; teaching sessions, noon-1 p.m. Wednesday; speaker, the Rev. Carlton Jones of Gulfport; pastor, Linda Sweezer; 218-4160.

Christian Home M.B. No. 2 Revival, 7:30 tonight-Friday, 4769 Lee Road; speaker, the Rev. Robert L. Miller; pastor, the Rev. Johnny Hughes.

King Solomon Baptist Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 1401 Farmer St.; speakers, the Revs. James O. Bowman Sr., Leonard Walker, Eric Rand, Larry Brown and Willie F. Mitchell; music by the Westhaven Memorial Funeral Home Choir; transportation, 638-6289 or 638-4249.

Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday; Multi-Purpose Building, 2869 N. Washington St.; open to residents of North Washington area; verification of income, Social Security cards and recent utility bill required; the Rev. Larry A. Nicks, pastor.

Bright Morning Star M.B. Otis Harris Jr., 2004 Olympic Silver and Gold medalist, will speak at 6 p.m. Wednesday, 801 Green St.; pastor, the Rev. Reginald Harris.

New Vision Family Worship Youth Bash, for ages 12-19; 7-10 p.m. Saturday, youth center, 3525 Wisconsin Ave.; live band, food and music; Telia Brewer, Young Miss Vicksburg, will be present.

Benefit

Vicksburg Lions Club Bridge benefit, 9:20 a.m.-2:30 p.m., Thursday; Purks YMCA, East Clay Street; lunch, $10; limited space; reservations, Marie Hernandez, 636-8273, or Illma Williams, 636-4023; proceeds to fund Lions projects.