Published 12:00 am Friday, January 7, 2005

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Woodmen of the World 6 tonight, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department, 302 Goodrum Road; scrapbook workshop and installation of officers; 638-2495.

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Ashmead Chapter DAR Member workshop to prepare Master Questionnaires, 10 a.m. Saturday; Church of the Holy Trinity, 900 South St.

Rose of Sharon No. 24 OES 4 p.m. Saturday, Masonic Hall, Baldwin Ferry Road; members asked to attend.

Vicksburg Genealogical Society 6:30 p.m. Monday, Shoney’s; Gordon Cotton, Old Court House curator, will speak on Emma Balfour’s letters.

American Legion Auxiliary Monthly meeting, 7 p.m. Monday, 1618 Main St.

PAK Sorority 11:30 a.m Tuesday, Shoney’s; hostess, Louise Carr; special guest, Norma Jones; 636-7969.

Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club 6 p.m. Monday, Goldie’s Trail; 636-2720.

Vicksburg Kiwanis Noon Tuesday, Maxwell’s; Mike Burnett of Ergon Inc. will speak.

Public programs

Hinds Community College Late Registration Until Jan. 14; fee will apply; classes begin Monday; 638-0600 or www.hindscc.edu.

Vicksburg Theatre Guild “Gold in the Hills” auditions, 6 and older, Saturday, 11 a.m.-1 p.m., Parkside Playhouse, 101 Iowa Ave.; no experience required; www.e-vgt.com.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place;” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive; music by Old Habits; donations accepted.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group 2-3 p.m., Monday, River Region West Campus Conference room; 883-5000.

Third Annual Memorial Observance 4 p.m. Sunday, Lakeview Memorial Funeral Home, 2102 Clay Street; public welcome to place a ribbon on memorial tree in honor of loved ones or bring a nonperishable food item for River City Rescue Mission.

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.

Southern Heritage Cultural Foundation Dan Levenson in concert, 7 p.m. Jan. 14, SCHF auditorium; combination of old-time fiddle, Appalachian banjo, guitar, dance and song; $10 admission.

Parent Aide Volunteer Training 5:30-8:30 p.m. Jan. 19 and 24-26; CAP Center, 1529 Walnut St. Suite A; dinner provided; 634-0557.

Multiple Sclerosis Support Group 2-3 p.m. Monday, River Region West Campus cafeteria.

Vicksburg Coin Show 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Feb. 5 and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Feb. 6, Battlefield Inn, free admission; sponsored by Vicksburg Coin Club; 638-1195.


New Dimension “The Beginning of Something Great” Holy Hip-Hop Concert with K.R.U.N.K. Youth Ministry, 10 a.m. Saturday; live DJ, Christside Jeez, Nikao and Flame; George Tyler and Franshelia Straughter, pastors; 883-2095 or www.straughter.cjb.net.

Mount Zion No. 1 Ladies Auxiliary breakfast, 10 a.m. Saturday, 920 Fifth North St.; members asked to be present for gift exchange; J.B. Johnson, 638-1832.

King David M.B. No. 2 Business meeting, 1 p.m. Saturday; the Rev. Johnny L. Williams is pastor.

Zion Travelers Business meeting, 3 p.m. Saturday; Alfred Lassiter Jr. is pastor.

St. James Baptist Presentation of “Woman Thou Are Loosed” on DVD; 6:30 p.m. Saturday, fellowship hall.


Garage Sale VFW 10734 Auxiliary benefit; 7 a.m. until, Jan. 15; post home on Indiana Avenue; rent table space, $10; 631-3396 or 529-8233.