Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 13, 2005

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American Legion Post 3 6:30 tonight, Monroe Street; 636-6326.

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Vicksburg Coin Club 7 tonight, River Region West Campus conference room.

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

PAK Sorority Beta Chapter Noon Saturday, Shoney’s; Jennifer Smith, Public Library, will speak.

Levi’s A Gathering Place, 7-10 p.m. Saturday; music by the Wright Road Band; donations accepted.

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 Friday: 10 a.m., beanbag baseball; 1 p.m., dominoes and chicken foot.

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

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

Serenity Al-Anon 5:30 tonight, 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.

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. tonight; 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 tonight 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.

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

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

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.

Millsaps College Enrichment Classes Arts/crafts and health/fitness, beginning Jan. 24 on the Millsaps campus; arts and crafts classes include faux finishing, quiltmaking, acrylic and watercolor painting, basic drawing, collecting Mississippi art, beginning photography, black and white photography, digital photography, flower arranging, pottery, decorating for winter and spring, and calligraphy; health and fitness classes include Pilates and T’ai Chi, belly dance, yoga, meditation, healing touch for chronic conditions; non-credit classes for adults; 974-1130.

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

Grieving with Grace 7:30 p.m. Feb. 2, Grace Christian Counseling Center, 1414 Cherry St.; support group for healing damaged emotions; 636-5703.


Mount Pisgah Baptist Business meeting, 7 tonight, 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.

Pleasant Valley Willing Workers meeting, 3 p.m. Saturday, 2585 N. Washington St.; Eddie Bryant, president; members asked to attend.