Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 12, 2005

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

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Paragon Lodge No. 7 F. & A.M. Business meeting, 7:30 tonight at the lodge; members asked to attend.

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

American Legion Post 3 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Monroe Street; 636-6326.

MXO Chapter of AKA 10 a.m. Saturday, Mount Heroden Church; chapter operation, workshop and meeting; 636-3429.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1965 3 p.m. Sunday, King David No. 1, 2719 Letitia St.; members asked to attend; 638-0171 or 636-5958.

Public programs

Senior Center Thursday: 10 a.m., chair exercises; 12:30 p.m., bridge; 1, piano class; 2 , open play dominoes and card games.

Overeaters Anonymous For those wanting to stop binge-eating; 6-7 tonight; 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 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.

Selby Parker Book Signing 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library; author will speak and sign copies of “The Man from Bandera.”

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

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; $5 admission; sponsored by Southwest Mississippi Tougaloo Alumni Association; 636-1732 or 218-3577.

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.

JSU Free Small Business Seminar 6-8 p.m. Thursday through Feb. 24; registration, 979-2795.

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-Saturday; Keystone Ministries, 821 Clay St.; Mike W., 631-0873 or 415-0314; Joel F., 634-0639 or 868-0057.

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

Extreme Lady Fitness Center 9-10 a.m. Saturday, next to Wyatt’s Gym; meet with instructors, observe work-outs offered; 636-9414.

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 p.m. Friday, Bradley’s Chapel United Methodist; music by Old Habits; hamburgers and drinks, donations accepted; 638-6350.

16th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Scholarship Breakfast 8:30 a.m. Monday, Rainbow Casino Restaurant; guest speaker, Sen. Willie Simmons; sponsored by Omicron Rho Lambda chapter of Alpha Phi Alpha; Dr. John Walls, 634-6349, Gabe Harris, 634-6597, Ben Brown, 638-9047, or Lewis Burke, 634-2757, for ticket information.

Adult Basic Literacy Class Sponsored by Vicksburg Warren School District and 21st CCLC; 631-2881 for information.


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

Baha’i Faith Progressive Revelation, 6:30 p.m. Friday; presentation and discussion; 636-8628.