Published 12:00 am Friday, November 12, 2004

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Rainbow Chapter No. 51 O.E.S. Fellowship meeting, 6:30 tonight, E.D. Straughter Baptist Memorial Center; members asked to attend; 636-1273 or 638-4482.

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

Rose of Sharon No. 24 O.E.S. 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.

Ashmead Chapter, DAR 2 p.m. Sunday, Crawford Street United Methodist Church; Georgeann Love Easley, honorary president general of the NSDAR, will speak about Rosalie; hostess, Martha Leist; will vote on delegates to go to the state conference; veterans’ gifts are due.

AKA Sorority Beautillion 2005 Meeting for boys that are high school juniors or seniors or college freshmen and their parents; 4 p.m. Sunday, Locust Grove Church, 472 Stenson Road; 634-0906.

Retired Education Personnel of Vicksburg/Warren County Luncheon and announcement of Retiree of the Year; 11 a.m. Monday, Maxwell’s.

NAACP, Vicksburg Branch 6 p.m. Monday, 902 China St.; officer elections, 7 p.m.

AARP Officer elections, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Chamber of Commerce; bring canned goods to donate to the needy.

PAK Sorority, Beta Chapter Luncheon, noon Tuesday, Shoney’s.

Public programs

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 tonight, Oak Ridge Community Center; drinks and hamburgers for sale; donations accepted; music by Magnolias and Moonshine.

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.

Little People’s Learning Center Accepting program certificates; no registration fee in November; discounts available for two or more children; Rosalind J. Scott, 638-2037 or 638-8120.

Cypress Pilates Free half-hour private classes; Andrea Tower, 415-9501.

Bunny’s Child Care Accepting applications and child care certificates for ages 2 weeks through 12 years and prekindergarten; open 5:30 a.m.-6 p.m.; 634-8068 or 2362-2364 Grove St. for information.


Eagle Lake Baptist Fall festival, 6-8 tonight; 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 tonight, 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.

Greater Mount Zion Musical Extravaganza, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 907 Farmer St.; music by choirs and soloists; guests, Nathaniel Williams and the Mighty Train of Gospel and Reginal Reid and Company.


“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.