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In our community

May 8, 2014

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Churches: Mount Gillard Baptist Church, 119 Cedar St., annual revival at 7 p.m. Guest speakers are pastor Jerome Shipman of New Macedonia Baptist Church on Thursday and pastor Roger Jones of Friendship Baptist Church of Opelika, Ala., on Friday.


Ward Chapel C.M.E. Church, 140 North St., hosts revival services at 7:30 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Adrian Smith.


Today


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


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


The LaGrange Woman’s Club meets at Bellevue at 204 Ben Hill St. Social hour is at 11 a.m., and the meeting is at noon.


The LaGrange Area Safety Association meets at 11:30 a.m. at Ryan’s Steak House at 1509 Lafayette Parkway.


The Kiwanis Club of LaGrange meets at noon at Highland Country Club.


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


Vernon Woods Memory Support Group meets at 5 p.m. at Vernon Woods Retirement Community, 101 Vernon Wood Drive. 706-812-2899


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


Troup County Master Gardeners meet at 7 p.m. at the Troup County Agriculture Building on Vulcan Materials Road.


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


LaGrange chapter No. 474 Order of the Eastern Star meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Lodge Hall on Watson and Brown streets.


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


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 hosts a couples’ and swing dance lessons at the LaFayette Christian School Gym, 1904 Hamilton Road in LaGrange. The lesson is 7:30 p.m. and dance is 8 to 10:30 p.m. Dress is smart casual. Visitor couples are welcome at $20 per couple. Music will include swing, slow dancing, waltz, foxtrot, polka, electric slide, rumba, cha-cha, tango and more. 706-884-5857


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


Saturday


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


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.


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: Springfield Baptist Church, 400 Poplar St. in Hogansville, hosts its annual Mother’s Day Brunch at 9 a.m. All mothers are welcome to join. For location directions, call 706-637-4292.


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


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