Published 12:00 am Wednesday, November 17, 2004

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Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; speaker, Dural Ragsdale, pastor of Porters Chapel Methodist Church; public invited.

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Society of American Military Engineers 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Maxwell’s; 631-5587 to RSVP.

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

VHS Class of 1982 6:30 p.m. Thursday, LD’s Kitchen; classmates asked to attend; Lynda Jackson, 618-5494; Tammy Christmas, 529-8348; James Giles, 634-4105.

Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club 7 p.m. Thursday, home of Rosa Bell, 807 Bridge St.; bring a covered dish.

Eagle Lake Development Association 7 p.m. Thursday, community center on Sea Island Drive; potluck; hostesses, Elizabeth Allen and Frances Sanders.

Crme de la Crme Girls’ Club Lock-in, 6 p.m. Friday; for information, Patricia McCuiston-Winters, 634-1579, or Barbara Burns, 638-4395; sponsored by the Vicksburg Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority Inc.

Vicksburg-Warren Alcorn Alumni Chapter 7 p.m. Friday, Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut.

Ivyettes Girls Club Leadership workshop; 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Rolling Acres Community Center.


Vicksburg Church of Christ (Holiness) USA Revival, 7 tonight, 1720 Grove St.; speaker, Ron Whittington.

Clover Valley M.B. Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, Mississippi 27; speakers, the Revs. Johnny Hughes, Leonard Walker, Casey Fisher, Antoine Eakins and Tyrone Dixon.

Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 5:30 p.m. today; multipurpose building, 2869 N. Washington St.; open to residents of North Washington Street area; verification of income, Social Security cards for each member and a recent utility bill required.

Grove Street M.B. Communion service, 7 tonight, 707 Pierce St.; speaker, Bertha Davenport.

New Dimension 6 tonight and Thursday, 2845 Clay St.; speakers, George G. Bloomer of Durham, N.C., and George Tyler Straughter; music by Franshelia Straughter, Charlie Tubbs III and The Zamar Ensemble; doors open at 4 p.m.; registration or information, 883-2095 or www.heartofelijah.cjb.net.

Redwood Methodist Turkey/dressing dinner and Country Store; 9:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Saturday; takeout available.

United M.B. Three-night fellowship; 7 tonight-Friday, 18085 U.S. 80, Edwards; speakers, Dr. John C. Evans, the Rev. Robert Miller and the Rev. Joseph Boone.

King Solomon Baptist “Healing Damaged Emotions,” a Christian Education workshop; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, 1401 Farmer St.; instructor, Michelle Johnson.

St. Mark Freewill Baptist Seminar on church compliance; 5:30 p.m. Thursday, 2606 Hannah St.

Greater Oak Grove M.B. Harvest Day program and pre-Thanksgiving worship; 6:30 p.m. Friday; speaker, the Rev. Samuel Brown; dinner will be served.

Keystone Ministries Tent meeting, Thanksgiving dinner and Angel Tree kickoff; Saturday, rear of old YMCA building, 821 Clay St.; 638-8100 or 638-0408.

Public programs

Senior Center Thursday: 10 a.m., chair exercises; noon, potluck dinner, bring covered dish; 12:30 p.m., Richter bridge; 2, dominoes.

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

Jackson Neuropathy Association 5 p.m. Thursday, St. James Episcopal Church, 3921 Oak Ridge Drive, Jackson; speaker, Dr. James J. Corbett; 956-5217 or 956-5573.

Buck’s Country Playhouse 6:30 p.m. Friday; bonfire and wiener roast; bring hotdogs, buns and a side dish; condiments provided; in case of rain, activities will be held indoors; music to follow by The Wild Bunch; 638-3193.

2004 Holiday Show Reception, 7-9 p.m. Friday, The Attic Gallery, 1101 Washington St.; Wyatt Waters, watercolorist, will sign calendars from 2 until 4 p.m. Saturday; atticgallery.net or 638-9221.

Free Clothes Drive 8 a.m.-noon Saturday, Rose Hill M.B. Church, 683 Stenson Road; Mary Winters, 638-7760, or Sandy Jackson, 218-1712.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by Southern Still; 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.


Sarah Skinner and Peggy Pierce Benefit Program 6 p.m. Saturday, Greater Mount Lebanon Baptist Church, 339 Alpine St.