LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — June 6-7, 2015
Events: Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library hosts the First Saturday Book Sale 10 a.m.–2 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Book Shop at the library on Alford Street.
Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The West Georgia chapter of Fort Valley State University Alumni meets at 10 a.m. at the William Griggs Recreation Center.
The Sickle Cell Support Group meets at 11 a.m. at Bradshaw-Chamber County Library at 3419 20th Ave. in Valley, Ala. Renata Buckner, 706-518-6035 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Peace by Piece Quilt Group meets at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church on the Square. Jane Taylor, 706-884-6323
Churches: Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road, hosts a Parade of Decorated Umbrellas showing at 3 p.m.
Trinity SDA Church Prayer and Bible Study Center at 710 Jenkins St. holds a free Bible study from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. Pastor Walter Gordon, 706-812-0760
Saint Mary United Methodist Church, 100 Pine St. in Hogansville, hosts a giant yard sale 8 a.m.–4 p.m. Saturday and starting 2 p.m. Sunday with no set closing time. Clothes, shoes, dishes, glassware, toys and other items will be available.
Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 10 a.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Grief Share, a support group for people grieving the loss of someone close, meets at 3 p.m. at Cedarcrest Community Church, 2380 Roanoke Road. 706-882-6327
Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program, meets at 3 p.m. at Hogansville First Baptist Church.
Churches: Saint Mary United Methodist Church, 100 Pine St. in Hogansville, hosts Family and Friends Day at 11 a.m.
Threat Grove Baptist Church, 192 Rosemont Road, celebrates its 21st anniversary with pastor George Strozier at 11 a.m. with services by the Rev. Hine Whatley, and 2 p.m. with services by the Red. Patrick Latimore.
Eastside Baptist Church, 1016 Mason St., hosts its annual Men’s Day at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Edward Lane as speaker.
Mount Gilead Baptist Church on Cedar Street celebrates Men Day at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker is pastor Timothy Hughley and Macedonia Baptist Church of Roanoke, Alabama.
Hall’s Chapel Baptist Church, 434 Burkes Chapel Road, hosts a Homecoming celebration at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Kenneth Johnson and the Union Springs Baptist Church.
Sardis Baptist Church, 1308 Lindsey St., celebrates its annual homecoming during a 2 p.m. service with guest speaker pastor Ricky Hayes and Bethlehem Baptist Church of Pine Mountain.
Mount Beulah Baptist Church celebrates its 132nd church anniversary at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. W. J. Clark. Dinner served.
Callaway Baptist Church hosts discipleship training, youth and children’s classes at 5 p.m.
Uplifting Your Faith Ministries, 104 Youngs Mill Road, hosts spiritual counseling/healing at 5 p.m. with Bishop R.L. Darden.
Events: A beginner scrapbook class is offered at the Active Life Center on Ragland Street at 11 a.m. There is no cost for the class. A registration form and supply list can be picked up at the center.
Meetings: The Experimental Aircraft Organization meets at 6:30 a.m. at LaGrange-Callaway Airport.
Downtown LaGrange Development Authority Business and Economic Development meets at 2 p.m. at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce.
West Point City Council meets at 6 p.m. at City Hall.
The Troup County Brain Injury Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Clearview Chapel fellowship hall at 2101 S. Davis Road. Susan Blackburn, 706-302-1887
West Georgia Flyers Club meets at 6:30 p.m. All cyclists may attend. Vicki Shaddix,
The Troup County branch of the NAACP holds a general membership meeting at 7 p.m. at the William Griggs Recreational Center.
The Amputee Support Group of West Georgia and East Alabama meets 7 p.m. at the Women’s Health Center, 1802 Vernon Road, suite 200.
Churches: Warren Temple United Methodist Church, 614 E. Depot St., hosts prayer service at 7 p.m.
Churches: Hall’s Chapel Baptist Church, 434 Burkes Chapel Road, hosts revival services at 7 p.m. with a different guest speaker each night: the Rev. John Parkmond, the Rev. James Woods and the Rev. Alphonso Smith.
Sardis Baptist Church, 1308 Lindsey St., hosts revival services at 7 p.m.
First Baptist Church in Hogansville hosts a “Journey off the Map” at Vacation Bible School at 6 p.m. Classes will be held for 3 years old through middle school ages and adults. Registration begins 5:30 p.m. Monday at the church.
Events: Advanced Tai Chi for Health class is 11:45 a.m. at The Active Life, 140 Ragland St. Tai chi is a slow-moving martial art improving balance, coordination and relaxation. Call The Active Life at 706-883-1681 to register.
The Active Life senior center at 140 Ragland St. offers oil painting classes at noon for all adults 55 and older. 706-883-1681
Western line dance lessons are 1 p.m. at The Active Life on Ragland Street. Cost is $5. Betty Cook, 706-882-1955
The Interfaith Food Closet at 416 Pierce St. in LaGrange is open from 1 to 2:45 p.m. to help people in need of food. 706-882-9291
Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Salvation Army Home League meets at noon at 806 Murphy Ave.
The LaGrange Shufflers meet at the Active Life center at 140 Ragland St. for regular square, round and line dances from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Cost to dance is $6. 706-812-4974
Meetings: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren meets from 10 a.m. to noon at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center at 1220 Parkway.
The Downtown LaGrange Development Authority meets at 2 p.m. at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce.
The LaGrange Housing Authority Board of Commissioners meets at 4 p.m. at 201 Chatham St.
LaGrange City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. in the council chamber at 208 Ridley Ave.
The LaGrange Symphony Orchestra Board meets at 5:30 p.m. in classroom A in the Callaway Education Building at LaGrange College.
Events: Preschool story time at LaGrange Memorial Library is at 10:30 a.m. and includes stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft time. 706-882-7784
The “Every Hero Has a Story” themed Summer Reading Program is 2 p.m. at LaGrange Memorial Library with a special guest.
Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
A bereavement support group meets 11 a.m. at Hospice LaGrange.
Churches: Callaway Baptist Church hosts service and classes at 7 p.m.
Events: God’s Breadbasket, a food pantry serving Hogansville residents, is open from 9 a.m.–noon.
The Interfaith Food Closet at 416 Pierce St. in LaGrange is open from 1–2:45 p.m. to help people in need of food. 706-882-9291
Bridge games are open to the public at 2:15 and 5:30 p.m. at Bellevue. Cost is $10 per person per month. 706-882-9655
Beginner ballroom dance lessons for all ages are given 7:30–8:30 p.m. at the Active Life center on Ragland Street. 706-884-5857
Meetings: The LaGrange Woman’s Club meets at Bellevue at 204 Ben Hill St. Social hour is at 11 a.m., and the meeting is at noon.
The LaGrange Area Safety Association meets at 11:30 a.m. at Ryan’s Steak House at 1509 Lafayette Parkway.
The Kiwanis Club of LaGrange meets at noon at Highland Country Club.
Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
The Advisory Committee of the Bureau of Tourism, a subagency of the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce Inc., meets at noon at the chamber, 111 Bull St.
The full Tourism Committee shall meet on the second Thursday of March, July and November at 10:00 am in the same location.
Vernon Woods Memory Support Group meets at 5 p.m. at Vernon Woods Retirement Community, 101 Vernon Wood Drive. 706-812-2899
Troup County Master Gardeners meet at 7 p.m. at the Troup County Agriculture Building on Vulcan Materials Road.
LaGrange chapter No. 474 Order of the Eastern Star meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Lodge Hall on Watson and Brown streets.
Elm City Lodge #544 F&AM meets at 7:30 p.m. at the lodge hall on Wilburn Avenue with supper at 6:30 p.m. All master Masons welcome.
Churches: Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program, meets at 6 p.m. with a fellowship meal and worship at the welcome center of First Baptist Church on Church Street. 706-884-5631, 706-884-5631
Matthew 28 Community Fellowship in Pine Mountain hosts Life Group at 7 p.m. 706-663-4747
Events: The Active Life senior center at 140 Ragland St. offers oil painting classes at noon for all adults 55 and older. 706-883-1681
Moonlight Ballroom Dance Club of LaGrange hosts a dance 8 p.m. at the LaFayette Christian School gym, 1904 Hamilton Road. Attire is smart casual. Potluck nibbles are welcome. Visitor couples are welcome at $20 per couple. 706-881-2734
Meetings: The Troup County Commission meets for a work session at 9 a.m. in the Commissioners’ conference room on the third floor of the Government Center.
Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
The LaGrange High School Class of 1995 hosts its 20-year reunion. Tickets start at $42. For more information, email LHSCO1995REUNION@GMAIL.COM or call 678-793-1059.