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American Legion Tyner Ford Post No. 213 New Year’s Eve dance, 9 p.m. Friday; music by Dr. C.

Public programs

Senior Center Friday: Closed.

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

Annual Kwanzaa Celebration 6 tonight, Jackson Street Community Center, 923 Walnut St.; free; 631-3723 or 638-8271.

Levis “A Gathering Place,” New Year’s Eve party and jam session, 8 p.m.-midnight Friday; bring black-eyed peas, cabbage side dishes; donations accepted.

Warren County Baptist Association New Year service, 11 a.m. Saturday, St. James Baptist Church; the Rev. Charlie Blackmore Jr., pastor.


Pleasant Valley Business meeting, 5 p.m. Friday, 2585 N. Washington St.; choir rehearsal to follow; all members urged to attend.

St. Mary Catholic New Year’s Eve Mass, 7 p.m. Friday; New Year’s Day Mass, 6:30 a.m. in the chapel.

New Dimension New Year’s Eve celebration, 9 p.m. Friday; special music; George Tyler Straughter, pastor; 883-2095.

Cedar Grove Baptist Combined New Year’s Eve services with Morning Star and Bingham Memorial churches, 9:30 p.m. Friday; 3300 Grange Hall Road; pastors are Antione Eakins and James Archer.

Combined Watch Meeting 10 p.m.-midnight Friday, St. James Baptist, 1922 Pearl St.; breakfast will be served; Charlie Blackmore Jr., pastor.

Mount Zion No. 4, Ballground New Year’s Eve service, 10 p.m.-midnight Friday, 122 Union Ave.; the Rev. Casey Fisher will deliver the message.

Belmont M.B. Watch Night services, 10 p.m. Friday, 4446 Charlie Brown Road.

Travelers Rest Baptist All Saints Fellowship Night, 10 p.m. Friday, 718 Bowmar Ave.

New Mount Elem New Year’s Watch Night service, 10 p.m.-midnight Friday; combined with King David and Mercy Seat churches; the Rev. Johnny Williams, guest speaker; music by each choir; refreshments will be served; Dr. Leonard Walker is pastor.

King Solomon Baptist Watch Night services, 10 p.m. Friday; 1401 Farmer St.; the Rev. Reginald Bernard, pastor, will deliver the message.

House of the Peace Worship New Year’s Eve service with Gospel Temple M.B. Church, 10 p.m.-midnight Friday, 2372 Grove St.; breakfast to be served at Gospel Temple’s Fellowship Hall; pastors, Linda Sweezer and Walter Edley; 218-4160.

St. Luke Church of God in Christ Watch services, 10 p.m.-midnight Friday, 915 First East St.; Douglas Anderson, pastor.

Shiloh M.B. Watch Night services, 10 p.m. Friday, 920 Green St.; Willie J. Jones, pastor.

New Poplar Grove New Year’s Watch, 10:30 p.m. Friday; the Rev. J. Brown, past of Brown’s Chapel M.B. of Vicksburg and Locust Grove M.B. of Fayette, will speak; breakfast will follow at midnight in the fellowship hall.

Bethlehem M.B. New Year’s Eve service, 10:30 p.m. Friday, 3055 Washington St.; prayer breakfast, 8:30 a.m. Saturday; David Brown Jr., pastor.

Mount Pilgrim New Year’s Eve service, 10:45 p.m. Friday, 3327 U.S. 61 South; Glen A. Hemphill is pastor.

Travis Chapel A.M.E. Community Night Watch service, 11 p.m. Friday, 745 Hutson St.; the Rev. Horace L. McKay, pastor.

Zion Travelers New Year’s Eve service, 11 p.m. Friday, 1701 Poplar St.; Alfred Lassiter Jr., host pastor.