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LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Sept. 23, 2016

Today

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.

Saturday

Events: The Hogansville Hummingbird Tower Trail Run, 5K Walk/Run is set for 9 a.m. Registration starts at 8 a.m. at Hogansville Elementary School. http://bit.ly/2cV9kSj, 706-957-4973

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

The Troup County Board of Realtors hosts its Annual BBQ Benefit to help Circles of Troup County and Operation Building HOPE. Tickets are $8 each and can be purchased from a local Realtor or the Troup County Board of Realtors. Pickup is 11 a.m.–2 p.m. at the Home Depot parking lot on Lafayette Parkway. 706-884-2600, www.tcbor.com

The LaGrange-Troup Humane Society, 1390 Orchard Hill Road, hosts an Open House celebration 11 a.m.–2 p.m. for the Animal Shelter’s new fully fenced area with sun shade and benches to allow the society to safely introduce family and pets to shelter dogs. Food, entertainment and activities. www.lagrangehumane.org

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

Sunday

Events: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper presents Critter Tales at 2 p.m. with storyteller Carol Cain guiding guests around the animal world and West Point Lake with her stories about nature. Cost is $10 per child and $20 per adult. Pre-registration is required: lbreyfogle@chattahoochee.org, 706-882-3701 or chattahoochee.org.

Churches: Thankful Baptist Church, 1195 Cannonville Road, celebrates its fourth pastor anniversary of Adrian and Smith at 3 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Titus Roberson, and Mount Calvary Baptist Church, Anniston, Ala.

Callaway Baptist Church hosts discipleship training, youth and children’s classes at 5 p.m.

First United Methodist Church of Pine Mountain hosts Dr. Richard Ingram, an internist from LaGrange, to discuss end of life care at 6 p.m. upstairs of the CEC building in the Beacon’s classroom.

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.

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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 the business day 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.