Published 12:00 am Friday, January 21, 2005

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American Legion Tyler-Ford Post 213 7 tonight, 1618 Main St., high school oratorical contest.

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Vicksburg-Warren Alcorn Alumni Chapter 7 tonight, Elks Lodge, 916 Walnut St.

VHS Class of 1975 Reunion meeting, 9 a.m. Saturday, Shoney’s; committee members asked to be present; Patricia Daniel, 631-0283; Debra Goodman, 636-3429; Jerre Houston, 636-6139.

Warren Central Class of 1985 Reunion planning meeting, 2 p.m. Sunday, Crawford Street Church; all classmates welcome.

Habitat for Humanity 9 a.m. Saturday, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church chapel, 900 South St.; information and orientation about applying for home ownership.

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority 10 a.m. Saturday, Mount Heroden Church; all members asked to attend.

Vintage Volkswagen Beetle Owners 11 a.m. Saturday, Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Service Chemical Dependency Center; 218-4094.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1970 Reunion meeting, 5 p.m. Sunday; The Hut, 1618 Main St.

Public programs

Women’s Self-Defense Workshop 6 tonight, Fit Zone, 1109 Mission Park Drive; workbook, demonstrations and scenario role play; 636-1878.

Buck’s Country Playhouse 6:30 tonight; soup and cornbread in the Chicken Coop; music by The Wild Bunch; donations accepted.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place;” 7-10 p.m. Saturday; donations accepted.

Founder’s Day Program 4 p.m. Sunday, Springhill M.B. Church, 1815 Mission 66; sponsored by Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity Inc. and Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.; 636-7674.

Ballroom Dance Classes 5-7 p.m. Sunday, Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation; instructor, James Frechette of Applause Dance Factory; $20 fee; 631-2997.

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.

ADHD/ADD Conference JSU Mississippi E-Center, 1230 Raymond Road; speakers, Dr. Andre Buteau of Hudspeth Regional Center and Dr. Scott Jensen of University Medical Center; $60 fee; deadline for registration, Jan. 31; 238-7966 or 923-8667.

River Kids After School Art and Music Program For grades 3-6; 4-5:30 p.m. beginning Monday at Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation; art program will meet Thursdays, music program will meet Mondays; 631-2997.

Winter Jubilee 4 p.m. Jan. 29, Vicksburg Junior High; “Showtime at the Apollo” competition for local youth with monetary prizes; tickets, $5; 636-1732 or 218-3577.

YMCA Biddy Ball Registration ongoing for grades K-2; games will be at 4:15 and 5:30 p.m. for six weeks; Purks YMCA, 638-1071.

American Society of Military Controllers Great River chapter offering $1,000 scholarships; applications available in high school counselors’ offices; registration deadline, April 1; 634-2552.


Pleasant Valley M.B. Inspirational choir rehearsal, 5:30 tonight; junior choir rehearsal, 11 a.m. Saturday; Kevin Winters and L.C. Dotson, musicians; David Brown Jr. is pastor.

New Mount Pilgrim M.B. Deacons meeting, 1 p.m. and business meeting, 4 p.m. Saturday, 501 N. Poplar St.; members asked to attend.

New Dimension Leadership Summit 2005 “Preparing Leaders for the Nations,” 7 tonight, New Dimension, 2845 Clay St.; discussion of church administration, finances, five-fold ministry and more; music by Zamar Ensemble; sponsored by New Dimension International Shepherds Alliance; 883-2095 or www.straughter.cjb.net

St. James Baptist “Seven Seals,” 7 p.m. Saturday, 1922 Pearl St.; Charlie Blackmore Jr. is pastor.


Fund Raiser for Tsunami Victims 5 p.m. Saturday, Be-Bop Records, Pemberton Square Boulevard; free live-store performance by Misha Hercules; donations accepted; sponsored by St. Aloysius High School and American Red Cross.