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Vicksburg Kiwanis Clergy Appreciation Day, noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; interclub meeting with Port City Kiwanis; speaker will be Maggie Wade, WLBT-TV3.

TRIAD 2 p.m. Wednesday, city board room at City Hall Annex; Sandra Crevitt will speak on Medicare approved prescription drugs.

Lions No meeting Wednesday due to Thanksgiving.

VHS Class of 1985 Reunion; for information, Polly Scott Smith, 631-0403, 415-6996 or mapit@vicksburg.com.

Public programs

Senior Center Tuesday: 9:30 a.m., intermediate exercise and advanced bridge class; 1 p.m., open play dominoes and piano class; 2, dulcimer class.

Public Library 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, preschool and toddler story time and craft with Girl Scout Troop 119; 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, preschool and toddler story time and craft; library closes at noon and will remain closed through the week.

Blood Drive For Lindsay Smith, VHS student; 3:30-8:30 tonight, Bowmar Baptist Church.

Community Thanksgiving Dinner 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Thursday, Edwards Livestock Arena; free; deliveries made to elderly or those without transportation; for information or donations, 852-2897 or 371-2289.

River City Rescue Mission Thanksgiving dinner for the needy, noon-1 p.m. Thursday, 3705 Washington St.; no take-outs; donations accepted.

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.

YMCA Thanksgiving Camp Registration open for kindergarten-sixth grade; camp is open from 7 a.m. until 6 tonight-Friday; snacks, activities and games provided; Brian Gough, 638-1071.

Food Give-Away 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, 2022 Cherry St.; priority given to elderly and families with small children; sponsored by WWISCAA and the M.R. Conic Foundation.

After-School Program Homework assistance programs at 920 Shannon St. and 1911-B Mission 66; sponsored by Central Mississippi Prevention Services; 631-0102.

Memorial Tree Ribbons may be placed on the tree at Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home, 2102 Clay St., in honor of a deceased family member or friend from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. weekdays during December; nonperishable food items may be brought to donate to River City Rescue Mission.


Belmont M.B. Praise service, 7 tonight, 4446 Charlie Brown Road; speaker, the Rev. Emmett Pollard; pastor, the Rev. Phillip Burks.

Friendship M.B. Harvest Week, 7:15 tonight-Wednesday, 103 Williamson Ave., Edwards; speakers, the Revs. Rufus Whipps, John M. Patrick Sr. and Phillip Burks; pastor, the Rev. Bobby Burks; 852-2922.

Westminster Presbyterian Thanksgiving worship and Communion, 6 p.m. Wednesday, 3601 Halls Ferry Road; 636-4292.

St. Paul M.B. Thanksgiving service, 10-11 a.m. Thursday, 437 Tiffentown Road, Bovina.

Thanksgiving dinners For the disabled and senior-citizen residents in Kings and Waltersville communities; 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Thursday, Triumph Outreach House, 162 Scenic Drive; provided by Bethlehem, Cool Spring, St. Mark, Travis Chapel and Triumph M.B. churches; 638-8135 Thursday to place an order.


Christmas Neighborhood Children’s Fund 1-8 p.m. Dec. 5, Chotard Landing and Resort; live music, door prizes, auctions, raffles; dinner, $5, eat-in or take-out.