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11/10/04

We welcome your items for the Community Calendar. Submit items by postal service (P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182), e-mail (newsreleases@vicksburgpost.com), fax (634-0897), delivered in person to 1601-F N. Frontage Road, or by calling 636-4545 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. If corresponding by fax, mail or e-mail, be sure to include your name and phone number. Items can be published a maximum of four times.

Clubs

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

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

Vicksburg Chapter No. 77 United Daughters of the Confederacy, 2 p.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; Veterans Day program.

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.

Vicksburg Quilters 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Kay’s Stitch-N-Frame; project will be donation quilts.

Rose of Sharon No. 24 OES Monthly meeting, 4 p.m. Saturday on Baldwin Ferry Road; all members urged to attend.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1970 Pre-Thanksgiving dance, 9 p.m. Saturday, American-Legion Post No. 213; cost, $3 in advance or $4 at the door; Thanksgiving food giveaway.

Public programs

Senior Center Thursday: Closed, Veterans Day.

Public Library Closed Thursday.

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.

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.

School District Parent Center Open 10 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday in Grove Street School; 631-2881.

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

Maurice Durufle’s “Requiem” Presented by the Vicksburg Chamber Choir, 7:30 p.m. Saturday; First Presbyterian Church, 1501 Cherry St.; donations accepted.

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.

Gibson Memorial United Methodist UMW craft bazaar, 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; spaghetti dinner, 11 a.m.-1 p.m.; tickets, $5 or $2.50 for children 12 and under, may be purchased at the door or by calling 636-2605; cookbooks, $15, available by calling the church; proceeds to benefit local charities.

Benefits

“Operation Show We Care” MXO chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority and Vicksburg alumni chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity collecting items to send to Mississippi troops in Iraq; noon-3 p.m. Saturday, Wal-Mart SuperCenter; 209-1259 or 831-1320.