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12/14/04

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Clubs

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Tony Lalli will present the Christmas program.

Civitan Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; students from Redwood Elementary will perform Christmas carols.

AKA Sorority Beautillion 2005 Meeting for interested young men and those placing ads; 9 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Mount Heroden Baptist Church, 1117 Clay St.

Willing Workers Christmas dinner, 3 p.m. Saturday, Pleasant Valley Church, North Washington Street; president, Eddie Bryant.

Shriner’s Ball 8 p.m. Saturday, VFW, 5305 Indiana Ave.; sponsored by Rose of Sharon, Mecca Temple; food and music; Notton Jones, 638-6498; Tose Nash, 631-8166.

Public programs

Senior Center Wednesday: 9 a.m.-noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises; noon, potluck dinner; 1 p.m., Dirty Santa; 2:30, mah jong.

Christmas Caroling By Porters Chapel Academy, 10 a.m. Wednesday; Redwood Elementary, 1 p.m. Wednesday; BancorpSouth Main Office lobby.

Local Family Support Group for Autistic Children 7 tonight, Warren Central Junior High; Regina Jeffers, 638-4642, or Patti Robinson, 636-8270.

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

Public Library Preschool Christmas party with stories and craft, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday.

Blood Drive 1-6 p.m. Thursday, bloodmobile at Wal-Mart; sponsored by United Blood Services in Jackson.

Bunny’s Child Care Accepting applications and child care certificates for ages two weeks-12 years and prekindergarten; 634-8068 or visit 2362-2364 Grove St. from 5:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. weekdays.

Prostate Cancer Support Group 6:30-7:30 tonight, River Region West cafeteria.

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

Obesity Surgery Support Group 6 p.m. Thursday, River Region Medical Center, Education Conference Room A; 883-6189.

5 on 5 Adult Basketball League Registration, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday through Dec. 30, Vicksburg Parks and Recreation Dept., 100 Army Navy Drive; ages 16 and older; entry fee, $125 per team plus $5 for each member not city resident; 634-4514.

Memorial Tree Ribbons may be placed on the tree at Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home, 2101 Clay St., during December from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. weekdays; nonperishable food items may be brought to donate to River City Rescue Mission.

After-School Program Registration open for homework assistance programs at Central Mississippi Prevention Services, 920 Shannon St., and 1911-B Mission 66; 631-0102.

Fashion Show 5 p.m. Saturday, Pemberton Square mall; raffles; sponsored by the Pink Diamondz Highsteppers; Paula Cox, 630-9515, for information or to enter.

Churches

Combined Fall Revival Bethlehem, Ebenezer and Rock of Ages churches; 7 tonight and Wednesday; Ebenezer Baptist Church, 2346 Grove St.; speakers, the Revs. David Brown and Michael R. Reed.

Goodrum Baptist Revival, 7 tonight-Friday, 4569 Fisher Ferry Road; speaker, Tony Monk, pastor of Enterprise Baptist Church in New Albany.

Grove Street M.B. Midmonth Communion, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, 707 Pierce St.; speaker, Bonnie Jordan; pastor, the Rev. Casey Fisher.

Shiloh M.B. Christmas program rehearsal, 5 p.m. Thursday, 920 Green St.; pastor, Dr. Willie J. Jones; to participate, 630-0386.

King Solomon Baptist “Healing Damaged Emotions,” 6 p.m. Thursday, 1401 Farmer St.; presented by Michelle Johnson.

Greater Oak Grove M.B. Sunday school Christmas program, 6:30 p.m. Friday; the Rev. Douglas L. Bryant, pastor.

Pleasant Valley Inspirational Choir rehearsal, 5:30 p.m. Friday; musician, Kevin Powell.

Standfield New Life Holiday giveaway; noon -2:30 p.m. Saturday, 1404 Lane St.; toys, gumbo and blankets; for transportation, 638-5380.