12/20/04

Published 12:00 am Monday, December 20, 2004

We welcome your items for the Community Calendar. Submit items by postal service (P.O. Box 821668, Vicksburg, MS 39182), email (newsreleases@vicksburgpost.com), fax (634-0897), delivered in person to 1601-F N. Frontage Road, or by calling 636-4545 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. If corresponding by fax, mail or email, be sure to include your name and phone number. Items can be published a maximum of four times.

Clubs

AARP Christmas party, 10 a.m. Tuesday, First Baptist Church, Cherry Street; bring a covered dish.

Sign up for The Vicksburg Post's free newsletter

Receive daily headlines and obituaries

Vicksburg Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; speaker will be Warren County Supervisor Carl Flanders.

Lions No meetings this week or next.

AARP New officers will be instated and Frances W. Sheffield, 2004 Andrus Award recipient, will be honored at 11 a.m. Tuesday at First Baptist Church on Cherry Street.

Public programs

Las Posadas A Hispanic Christmas worship service and simple fiesta; 6:30 tonight, Hawkins United Methodist Church, 3736 Halls Ferry Road; 415-4751 or 638-5646.

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

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

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

Public Library Preschool and toddler story time and craft; 10:30 a.m. Tuesday and Wednesday; Friday-Dec. 27, the library will be closed for Christmas.

Holiday Day Camp 9 a.m.-4 p.m. today-Wednesday and 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Dec. 27-29; Silver Creek Equestrian Club, 5025 Bovina Cut Off Road; limited space; 638-8988 or 218-2964 to register; $45 each session for members; $75 each session for others.

Art Exhibit Artwork by Greg Wilson, Jessie Little and others; 10 a.m.-6 p.m. through Dec. 31 at 2713 Halls Ferry Road; 630-0335 or 638-8271.

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

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

Bright Morning Star M.B. “The Birth of Jesus Christ,” a Christmas play; 6 tonight; 801 Green St.; the Rev. Reginald Harris, pastor.

St. James Baptist Christmas dinner, 6 tonight, 1922 Pearl St.; pastor, Charlie Blackmore Jr.

Christian Home M.B. No. 2 Youth department Christmas program, 6 p.m. Tuesday, 4769 Lee Road; pastor, the Rev. Johnny Hughes.