LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — May 18, 2016
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
Line dance lessons are 1–2 p.m. at The Active Life at The Active Life center on Ragland Street.
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 7–8 p.m. at The Active Life center on Ragland Street. 706-881-2734
LaGrange Art Museum hosts Toddler Thursday for 3 to 5 year olds and an accompanying adult. Each class will introduce toddlers to art and the Museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery activities and an art activity. Cost is $10 per child for members, or $12 for non-members. firstname.lastname@example.org, www.lagrangeartmuseum.org
Meetings: Toastmasters International meets 8 a.m. at Wingate by Wyndham on Wingate Terrace, off Greenville Road, in LaGrange.
The Troup County Board of Elections and Registration meets at 10 a.m. in the conference room of planning and zoning, suite 1300, at the Troup County Government Center, 100 Ridley Ave.
Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
A free memory support group for caregivers of those people suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease meets at 5 p.m. at Vernon Woods Retirement Community. 706-812-2899
The Troup County Board of Education meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Administrative Services Center at 100 N. Davis Road.
The Troup County Sportsman’s Club meets at 6 p.m. at the clubhouse on Roanoke Road.
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
Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon and 6 p.m.
Events: Jefferson Street Market featuring local wares and produce is 9:30 a.m. to noon at 625 Jefferson St.
The second Annual Fishing Tournament benefiting The Emmaus Shelter in memory of Jimmy Edge will be held on West Point Lake at Highland Marina. Blast off is at safe light with the first weigh in at 3 p.m. A first place prize is guaranteed for $1,200. Contact Ken Bearden at 706-884-0494 or at Highland Marina in person. Registration is $110.
The Active Life wellness center, 140 Ragland St., hosts dancing 7–10 p.m. with Jimmy Smith and New River Band. Cost is $5 per person. Adults of all ages welcome.
Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
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
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.