Published 12:00 am Monday, December 6, 2004

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VAMP Christmas luncheon, noon Tuesday, Ameristar; $10; proceeds to go to the Child Abuse Prevention Center.

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DAR, Ashmead Chapter State regent reception for December canceled; Harriette Elrod, 318-574-0158.

Vicksburg Kiwanis Christmas party, 7 p.m. Tuesday, George Carr; $5 per person; spouses invited; bring Head Start items; no noon meeting.

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

Lions Meeting has been canceled this week.

Civitan Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; speaker, Gilbert Rose with Tara Wildlife.

Vicksburg-Warren County JSU Alumni 6 p.m. Wednesday, LD’s Restaurant and Lounge.

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

Vicksburg Coin Club 7 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg Clinic conference room; public invited; 638-1195.

VFW Post 2572 Christmas fellowship and get-together; 4-7 p.m. Friday; free food and drinks.

Woodmen of the World Christmas banquet, 7 p.m. Saturday; 638-2495 for location.

Vicksburg Warren School District Board of Trustees meeting, 5:30 p.m. Thursday, board room, 1500 Mission 66.


Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 5:30 p.m. Wednesday; Multi-Purpose Building, 2869 N. Washington St.; open to residents of the North Washington Street area; verification of income, Social Security number and recent utility bill required; the Rev. Larry Nicks, pastor.

Mount Carmel M.B. Business meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday; members asked to attend.

Public programs

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

Christmas Carols By students of Southside Christian, 2 p.m. Wednesday; students of Bowmar Elementary, 9:30 a.m. Thursday; Vicksburg High School Madrigals, 10:30 a.m. Friday; BancorpSouth Main Office lobby.

Nurturing Parent Support Group 5:30-7 p.m. each Wednesday, The Initiative, 1306 Hope St.; refreshments and child care provided; presented by the Vicksburg CAP Center; 634-0557.

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

Confederate Christmas Ball Re-enactment of Balfour Ball of 1862; Dec. 11, Old Court House Museum; period music, Christmas decorations, refreshments; $25 per person; reservations required; 636-0741.