Published 12:00 am Monday, January 10, 2005

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Vicksburg Cruisers Car Club 6 tonight, Goldie’s Trail Barbecue; 636-2720.

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

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

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

Vicksburg Art Association 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Old Constitution Firehouse, 1204 Main St.; Dr. Ron Alexander will speak on mixed media techniques in art; public is invited; 638-9221.

Civitan Noon Wednesday, Shoney’s; Walter Frazier, Grace Christian Counseling Center, will speak; 630-2298.

Sundown Toastmasters No. 4834 11 a.m. Wednesday; Corps of Engineers’ Vicksburg District Headquarters building, 4155 Clay St.

Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Judge Johnny Price will speak.

Vicksburg Warren Chapter Jackson State University Alumni 6 p.m. Wednesday, LD’s Restaurant; committee chairs prepare reports.

American Legion Tyner-Ford Post 213 Legionnaires meeting, 8 p.m. Wednesday; refreshments will be served.

Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; speaker, Mayor Laurence Leyens.

Public programs

Senior Center Today: 10 a.m., Chair exercises senior style; 2, open play dominoes; 6-8, social and line dance.

After School Program Central Mississippi Prevention Services, 920 Shannon St. and 1911-B Mission 66; taking applications for homework assistance program; 631-0102.

Mural Unveiling Ceremony 4 p.m. Tuesday, Vicksburg Floodwall; special guest, Robert Dafford, artist; sponsored by the City of Vicksburg and the Mississippi Arts Commission; public is invited; 636-5893 or 529-7187.

Family Support Group for Autistic Children 7 p.m. Tuesday, Warren Central Junior High school; 638-4642 or 636-8270.

Prostate Cancer Support Group 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, River Region West Campus cafeteria; 883-5000.

Free Art Therapy Classes For cancer patients, led by Susan Anand; classes begin at noon Wednesday and meet for 10 weeks; Baptist Health Systems; 800-948-6262 to register.

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

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration 10 a.m. Thursday, Vicksburg District Headquarters building, 4155 Clay St.; hosted by Vicksburg District, Mississippi Valley Division and Engineer Research and Development; dramatization will highlight the last days of Dr. King’s life; 631-5063 or 631-7251.

PRAM Public Relations Association of Mississippi, River City Chapter; 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Monsour’s; Col. James R. Rowan, ERDC commander, will speak.

Serenity Al-Anon 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Marian Hill, administrative area, left of lobby; fellowship of family and friends of alcoholics and addicts; 631-2770 or 636-3229.

Mississippi Antique Bottle Club show 3-9 p.m. Friday and 7-9 a.m. Saturday, Best Western, 725 Larson St. Jackson; free admission; free meal on Friday evenings for early admission; 267-7128 or josharp49@aol.com.

Winter Jubilee 4 p.m. Jan. 29, Vicksburg Junior High school, 1533 Baldwin Ferry Road; special guest, Kamikaze, rapper and producer; an afternoon of gospel singing, dance ensembles, poetry readings and competitions for monetary prize; $10 admission; sponsored by Southwest Mississippi Tougaloo Alumni Association; 636-1732 or 218-3577.

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.

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. Thursday; 630-9470 or 800-357-0388 for preregistration or reservations; sponsored by the National Alliance for the Mentally Ill.

Mississippi Baptist Seminary Registration 7 p.m. Tuesday and Thursday, E.D. Straughter Building, 1411 Martin Luther King; classes begin Feb. 1; Systematic Theology and Old Testament Survey will be offered.

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.


St. Paul Catholic Altar Society meeting, 10 a.m. Wednesday, Glynn Hall; Sister Mary Patricia Parker, director of Mercy Ministries, will speak on “Sisters of Mercy Delta Express;” 638-5410.

Mount Pisgah Baptist Business meeting, 7 p.m. Wednesday, 1519 Lummie St.; members asked to be present; 636-0717.

Grove Street M.B. Midmonth Communion and Baptismal, 7:15 p.m. Wednesday, 707 Pierce St.; the Rev. Raymond Smith will speak; 636-4268 or 636-1512.


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