LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Aug. 1, 2016
Events: A beginner scrapbook class is offered at the Active Life Center on Ragland Street at 1 p.m. There is no cost for the class. A registration form and supply list can be picked up at the center.
Gardner Newman Middle School begins football practice 6–7:30 p.m. Students must have an athletic physical and school insurance. Michael Woodard, 706-302-7331
Meetings: Hogansville City Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
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: The Troup County Commission meets at 9 a.m. in the first-floor commission meeting room in the Government Center at 100 Ridley Ave.
Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Salvation Army Home League meets at noon at 806 Murphy Ave.
The American Red Cross holds a blood drive from 12:30 to 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church on Broad Street in LaGrange.
Grief Share, a support group for people grieving the loss of someone close, meets at 6 p.m. at Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home, 506 Hill St. in LaGrange. Attendees should RSVP to 706-884-5626. Refreshments served.
The Troup High School Band Boosters meet at 6 p.m. in the band room.
Hogansville’s Community Watch committee meets at 6 p.m. at the city police department at 117 Lincoln St.
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
An MS support group meets at 7 p.m. in the Clark Auditorium of the Enoch Callaway Cancer Center. Sue Martin, 706-407-8731
Xi Epsilon Gamma meets at 7 p.m. at a member’s house.
OA, for anyone with an eating disorder, meets at 7:15 p.m. in First Baptist Church on the Square. 706-884-9925
The Union Lodge No. 28 F&AM meets at 7:30 p.m. at the lodge hall on Hogansville Road.
The Five Star Social Club meets from 8 to 9 p.m. at a member’s house.
Meetings: A bereavement support group meets 11 a.m. at Hospice LaGrange.
Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
OA, for anyone with an eating disorder, meets at 1 p.m. in First Baptist Church on the Square. 706-884-9925
Churches: Callaway Baptist Church hosts service and classes at 7 p.m.
Bethlehem Baptist Church, 111 E. 10th St. in West Point, hosts its annual revival service Wednesday to Friday at 7 p.m. nightly with guest speaker Dr. Frank E. Ray Sr.
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.