11/29/04

Published 12:00 am Monday, November 29, 2004

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Clubs

Vicksburg Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Pat Anderson with Head Start.

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

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; speaker, Robbie Smith with the National Military Park.

Civitan Club Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; business meeting.

Sons of Confederate Veterans John C. Pemberton Camp; 6 p.m. Thursday, home of Robert Armstrong, across from the old No. 7 Firehouse on Washington Street; light refreshments served.

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.

TOPS Taking Off Pounds Sensibly; 5:30-7 tonight, River Region West cafeteria.

MSO Woodwind Quintet Concert 7 tonight, Southern Cultural Heritage Center Auditorium, 1302 Adams St.; $5 donation suggested; 631-2997.

Overeaters Anonymous For those wanting to stop binge-eating; 6-7 p.m. Wednesday, Bowmar Baptist Church, room 102-C; 638-0011.

Blood Drive 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Wednesday, Patient’s Choice Hospice, 1911 Mission 66; in recognition of National Hospice Month.

Parkinson’s Support Group 2-3 p.m. Thursday, River Region West conference room.

Sisters By Choice Breast Cancer Support Group 6 p.m. Thursday, Porters Chapel United Methodist Church, 200 Porters Chapel Road; speaker, Donna Ingram with the Susan G. Koman Foundation; for patients, survivors, family and caregivers.

Christmas Dinner Cooking Class 6:30 p.m. Thursday; Cissy Coleman, 638-0020.

Angels ADHD/ADD Support Group For information on beginning a support group in Vicksburg, contact Rhonda Mexico, 923-8667, or Shannon Phillips, 238-7966.

Brain Injury Support Group 6:30-7:30 p.m. Thursday, River Region West conference room; 981-1021.

VFW Christmas Dance Saturday, 9 until; post home on Indiana Avenue; music by Old Habits.

“REAL” Gingerbread House Workshop 10-11:30 a.m. or 1-2:30 p.m. Dec. 4, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation, 1302 Adams St.; open to age 5 and up; reservations required by Tuesday; to register or for information, 631-2997; instructor, Heather Burns-Garcia.

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

New Life Revival, 7 tonight-Tuesday; 4209 Mount Alban Road; speaker, David Taylor; pastor, Steve Mainous; 634-0197.