11/9/04

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, November 9, 2004

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Clubs

Vicksburg Art Association 7:30 tonight, Old Constitution Firehouse; Rio Trio will discuss techniques of design visualization; public invited.

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

PRAM Business meeting, 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Monsour’s Restaurant, Vicksburg Country Club; officers will be elected; Bill Mullen, 634-2061.

Lions Club Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Chief Keith Rogers of the Vicksburg Fire Department.

Civitan Club Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; speaker, Julie Alberts with the Vicksburg Convention Center.

American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213 8 p.m. Wednesday, post home; refreshments will be served.

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

Vicksburg-Warren County Historical Society Dinner meeting, 7 p.m. Thursday, Maxwell’s; officer elections; speaker, Monika Mayr, superintendent of Vicksburg National Military Park; for reservations, Old Court House Museum, 636-0741.

American Legion Post 3 7 p.m. Thursday, Monroe Street.

Public programs

Vicksburg Junior High PTA Meeting, 6 tonight.

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

Native American/Alaskan Native Heritage Month Program 10 a.m. Wednesday, multipurpose conference room, Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District, 4155 Clay St.; speaker, Joyce H. Hinse, vice chair of the Caddo Nation Tribe; LaJuanta Tate, 631-5243.

Public Library 10:30 a.m. Wednesday; preschool and toddler story time and craft; the library will be closed Thursday.

Local Family Support Group for Autistic Children 7 tonight, Warren Central Junior High School; Gena Evans and Penny Register, teachers of autism classes at Beechwood Elementary; Regina Jeffers, 638-4642; Patti Robinson, 636-8270.

“Finding the Funds: A Parent’s Guide to Paying for College” 7 tonight, Career Center at Vicksburg High School; Felicia Jacobson, 636-2914.

Teen Aerobics Classes Today: 5-5:45 p.m. for ages 10-13 and 5:45-6:30 p.m. for ages 14-16; Pee Wee Workout/Fit Zone, 1109 Mission Park Dr.; instructor, Shannon Potts; 636-1878.

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.

Buccaneer Homecoming The Rosa A. Temple Little League Buccaneers will play Tallulah at 10 a.m. Saturday at Vicksburg Junior High School; alumni will be recognized; 631-0866 or 634-4743 for information.

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge Community Center; drinks and hamburgers for sale; donations accepted; music by Magnolias and Moonshine.

“The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe” 7:30 p.m. Friday, Saturday and Nov. 19-20; 2 p.m. Sunday and Nov. 21; Parkside Playhouse, 101 Iowa Ave.; 636-0471 or www.e-vtg.com for information; presented by the Vicksburg Theatre Guild.

YMCA Thanksgiving Camp Registration open for kindergarten-6th grade; camp open from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Nov. 22-26; Brian Gough, 638-1071.

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.

Churches

Eagle Lake Baptist Fall festival, 6-8 p.m. Friday; free pony rides and games; cakewalk, country store and food for a fee.

Highland Baptist The Liberated Wailing Wall, musical missionaries with “Jews for Jesus,” in concert; 7 p.m. Friday, 3518 Halls Ferry Road; free.