In our community

April 24, 2014


Events: A bridge game is open to the public at 5:30 p.m. at Bellevue. Cost is $10 per person per month. 706-882-9655

New Community Church hosts Career Connect, a free job search assistance and networking event, at 5:30 p.m. with representatives from local staffing agencies, colleges, businesses and industries. Admission is free. Career coaches from the Department of Labor Career Center, Troup County Works, LaGrange College and West Georgia Technical College will be available.

Beginner ballroom dance lessons for all ages are given from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the Active Life center on Ragland Street. 706-884-5857

 Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Rehearsals for the LaGrange Civic Chorale are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Troup High School chorus room., 706-882-2734

LaGrange Serenity Groups and Al-Anon meet at 7 p.m. at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.

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. 706-884-5631706-884-5631

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 

 The 2014 Relay for Life is set for 7 p.m. at the Whitesville Road track, 299 Fort Drive. Teams may register to participate with a $10 fee and raise funds to contribute. To register go to For more information can contact Lynn Howard at 706-883-1670 or, or Karen Smith at 706-594-1659 or

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

The Lunch Bunch Alateen Family Group meets at noon at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.

Churches: True Life Christian Ministries, 500 S. Lee St., hosts youth night from 7 to 9 p.m. Sylvia Cameron, 706-402-6670


Events: The LaGrange Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority hosts its fourth Art Appreciation and Cultural Awareness event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at New Community Church, 1200 S. Davis Road. Artwork from local middle and high schools featured along with events celebrating culture. Taresa Alexander, 706-416-2081

The Active Life, 140 Ragland St., hosts a Special Musical Tribute to Johnny Cash, June Carter and Loretta Lynn at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Limited seating. 706-883-1681

The Sons of LaFayette Male Voice Choir presents a spring concert at First Presbyterian Church, 120 Broad St. in LaGrange, at 7 p.m. Groups The Harmonizers and The Shoal Creek Quartet also will perform. Tickets available at Plum Southern, Serendipity, active choir members or at

Columbus State University’s Guitar Instrument Department presents a classical guitar concert at the D.H.A. Community Center, 412 S. King Ave. in Pine Mountain, at 7 p.m. Cost is $10 and and tickets may be purchased in advance or call 706-663-4447. Reception and refreshments will follow the show.

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.

Churches: Leete Hill United Methodist Church, 810 Hamilton Road, hosts a prayer breakfast at 9 a.m. Guest speaker is Deacon Cliff Meeks of Valley Grove Baptist Church in LaGrange.

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

Wehadkee Baptist Church on Abbottsford Road hosts its annual Children’s Network Singing at 6 p.m. featuring New Horizon and Nothing But Grace in memory of Hubert Ogle.

Word of Grace Christian Center and Shifting Gears in the Spirit present Elevate Concert at Lafayette Christian School, 1904 Hamilton Road, at 6:30 p.m. C.I.C. Band of Nassau, Bahamas, is featured with performances by W.O.G. Dance Ministry, Megan Jefferson, Kevin Dunn, Joshua Chambers and others. Admission is free.

Saturday, Sunday

Springfield Baptist Church, 400 Poplar St. in Hogansville, hosts 2014 Men’s Celebration Weekend with a men’s breakfast at 8 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Terry Barnes of Rocky Mount Bethel of LaGrange as breakfast messenger. Sunday worship at 11 a.m. features the Rev. Michael Bolden of Athens as morning worship messenger.