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LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Feb. 11, 2016

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Friday

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 Valentine dance 8 p.m. at the LaFayette Christian School gym, 1904 Hamilton Road in LaGrange. Visitor couples are welcome at $20 per couple. Attire is dressy or cocktail — coat and tie. 706-881-2734.

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon and 6 p.m.

Saturday

Events: God’s Breadbasket, a food pantry serving Hogansville residents, is open 9 a.m.–noon.

Jefferson Street Market featuring local wares and produce is 9:30 a.m. to noon at 625 Jefferson St.

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

The National Alliance on Mental Illness Family hosts support groups for those with a mental illness and for their family and friends at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 Broad St. in LaGrange, led by trained facilitators. 706-594-4714

Churches: 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

Sunday

Events: LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., hosts Taste of Storytelling at 2 p.m. Barry Stewart Mann and local story tellers will speak. Sponsored by LSPA Azalea Storytelling Festival and Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library. www.thrl.org

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.

Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program, meets at 3 p.m. at Hogansville First Baptist Church.

Alpha Xi chapter of Omega Psi Phi fraternity meets at 5 p.m. at the 100 Black Men of West Georgia Resource Center on Union Street.

Churches: The Rocky Mount Baptist Church, 515 Hillcrest Road in Hogansville, hosts Family and Friends Day at 2 p.m.

Welcome Baptist Church in the Redline Community hosts a Black History program at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker is the Rev. Kenneth Bailey of White Plains Baptist Church in Senoia.

McGhee Chapel AME Church on Hammett Road observes Black History Month at 3:30 p.m. The Rev. Viola Parker is guest speaker.

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.

Ongoing

Exhibits

Legacy Museum on Main, 136 Main St. in LaGrange, hosts the exhibit Lifting More Voices: Early Troup County Black History through Sept. 16. The museum is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and usually the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To check Saturday openings or schedule a group visit, call 706-884-1828.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

Listings for ‘In our community’ are presented for events happening in the next three-day period, space permitting. To submit an item, email it to mstrother@lagrangenews.com, fax it to 706-243-6354 or drop it by our office at 105 Ashton St. Deadline for submissions is noon two business days prior to the item’s earliest run date. For more information, call 706-884-7311, Ext. 2153. A weeklong listing appears in the weekend edition.