Published 12:00 am Tuesday, January 4, 2005

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Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Sheriff Martin Pace will speak.

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Civitan Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; business meeting.

Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; Patricia Anderson, specialist at Kings Community Center Head Start, will speak.

Army/Navy Club Monthly steak dinner, 7 p.m. Thursday at the clubhouse.

Public programs

Senior Center Wednesday: 9-noon, king bridge; 10 a.m., chair exercises; 1 p.m., white elephant bingo; 2, Shady Lawn birthday celebration; 2:30, Mah Jong and open play dominoes.

Diabetes Health Fair 4-6 today, River Region West Campus cafeteria; 619-3609.

First Place Weight Loss/Bible Study 6 p.m. Tuesdays, Berachah Baptist Church, 2918 Fisher Ferry Road; Lisa Cochran, 638-2451.

Hinds Community College Open Registration For spring semester, 8:15 a.m.-6:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday; classes begin Jan. 10; 638-0060 or www.hindscc.edu for more information.

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

Sisters By Choice Breast cancer support group, Thursday’s meeting canceled; meetings will resume Feb. 4.

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

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

NIA Movement Through Music for Health 6-7 p.m. Mondays and Thursdays beginning Thursday; Fit Zone, 1109 Mission Park Drive; Leah Wheeless, instructor; 636-1878.

Visions for Tomorrow Free classes for parents or caregivers of children suffering from developmental or emotional disorders and mental illness; eight-week course beginning at 6 p.m. Jan. 13; 630-9470 or 800-357-0388 for preregistration or reservations; sponsored by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.


Church of the Holy Trinity, Episcopal Camille Saint-Saens’ “Christmas Oratorio,” 7:30 p.m. Thursday; solos, strings, choir, organ.

New Dimension K.R.U.N.K. Youth Ministry will host “The Beginning of Something Great Holy Hip-Hop Concert” Saturday, Jan. 8 at 10 a.m. There will be a Live DJ and special music. George Tyler Straughter and Franshelia Straugher are pastors. 883-2095 or visit www.straughter.cjb.net for more information.