Published 12:00 am Friday, November 5, 2004

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Army/Navy Club Steak dinner meeting, 7 tonight, club house.

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

WCHS Class of 1985 Reunion planning meeting, 2 p.m. Sunday, Crawford Street United Methodist Church; Cherry Dabney-Robbins, 638-7069 or gymsouthinc@yahoo.com.

Public programs

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

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.

Sisters By Choice Breast cancer support group; 6 tonight, Porters Chapel United Methodist Church, 200 Porters Chapel Road; speaker, Gwen Robinson, dietitian for River Region Medical Center; for patients, survivors, family members and caregivers.

Center for Pregnancy Choices Fundraiser Banquet 7 tonight, Hawkins United Methodist Church; speaker, abortion survivor Gianna Jessen; reservations or information, 638-2778.

Meet the Gators 7 tonight, VHS gym; Gators, Missy Gators and cheerleaders in grades 7-12 will be introduced.

Warren County Tax Collector Office closed Nov. 11 for Veterans Day.

Blood Drive 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Saturday, Redwood Elementary School; Suzie McDowell, 939-3336; sponsored by United Blood Services.

Heritage Festival 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday, Mississippi Petrified Forest in Flora; food, activities, crafts and music; 879-9376.

Soup Lunch 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday, Church of the Holy Trinity, 900 South St.; tickets, $5; carry-outs available; sponsored by the Warren County Habitat for Humanity; 634-6633.

Operation Show We Care Noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Wal-Mart; to collect items for troops in Iraq; sponsored by the MXO Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority and the Vicksburg Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity; 209-1259 or 831-1320.

Germanfest 4-7 p.m. Saturday, The Lutheran Church of the Messiah, 301 Cain Ridge Road; bratwurst plates, $5; hot dog plates, $2.50; eat in or carry out; 636-1894 or www.lutheranchurchofthemessiah.org.

Gospel Concert 6 p.m. Saturday, King David No. 1 Baptist Church; Carolyn Jackson, Jimmy Cotton and others will perform.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by the Wright Road Band; donations accepted.

Book Signing Clay Blount will sign his book, “Birthright,” from 2 until 4 p.m. Sunday at the Old Court House Museum.

Work Day Volunteers sought to work on and paint the Mountain of Faith Ministries Homeless Shelter for women and children on Saturday; for information, 661-8990, 634-6029 or 661-8321; the ministry meets at 10 a.m. each Tuesday at the library at Hawkins United Methodist Church, 3736 Halls Ferry Road.


Greater Jerusalem Baptist Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 5026 Mount Alban Road; evangelist, the Rev. Johnny Hughes, pastor of Christian Home Baptist Church; host pastor, Kemp Burley.

St. Paul M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 437 Tiffentown Road, Bovina; evangelist, the Rev. Dwayne Pickett of New Jerusalem Church in Jackson; pastor, Tyrone Dixon.

Mount Zion No. 1 Baptist Ladies Auxiliary brunch meeting, 10:30 a.m. Saturday, 920 Fifth North St.; all urged to attend; Debbie Johnson, 638-1832.


Redwood Turkey Shoot and Fall Festival Saturday: turkey shoot, 8 a.m.-4 p.m.; festival, 10 a.m.-2 p.m.; Redwood Elementary School, 100 Redwood Road; food, fun and fellowship; Judy Williams, 638-6808 or Kim Newcomb, 638-8968.

Gospel Singing Extravaganza 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Calvary M.B. Church, 406 Klein St.; including the Mighty Train, Evergivens Male Chorus and Andre Voss; to benefit Michael Jackson and family; JoAnn McCullum, 638-8830, or Henrietta Kemper, 636-1273.