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Events: Rosemont Elementary School hosts new parent orientation from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


West Georgia Technical College hosts an open house from 4 to 6 p.m. on the main campus off Orchard Hill Road with a meet and welcome of new President Steve G. Daniel, update on the thINC College and Career Academy, refreshments and student-led tours.


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


Meetings: 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.


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


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


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


The Troup County Sportsman’s Club meets at 7:30 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. 706-884-5631706-884-5631


Matthew 28 Community Fellowship in Pine Mountain hosts Life Group at 7 p.m. 706-663-4747


White Plains United Methodist Church in the Saint Marks Community hosts Revival services at 7:30 p.m.


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


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: A chef will prepare meals on site at the Market on Main farmer’s market for locally grown produce is 8 to 10 a.m in the parking lot next to Carmike Cinema, at the corner of Main and East Depot streets. 706-298-4534


Eastside Baptist Church, 1016 Mason St., hosts a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.


Troup High Auxiliaries host a Flag and Baton Clinic for children in grades kindergarten through eighth at 9 a.m. in the THS gym. There is a $35 fee, which includes lunch. Tonya White, 706-523-0611 or towhite2@hotmail.com .


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Theta Xi Omega chapter hosts a fundraiser couples cook off on Lafayette Square from noon to 4 p.m. to raise fund for community service projects and annual scholarships. Tickets are $10 per person, and ages under 3 are free. Each couple will be judged via ballot by those attending the cook-off. The winning couple will be awarded a prize of $75 based on the results of the votes cast.


The Active Life Wellness Center, 140 Ragland St., hosts a Saturday Night Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. featuring the music of John Lott and Dana Pike playing country music and other popular hits. Cost is $5 per person.


Highland Country Club hosts Flamingos in Paradise Reverse Raffle at 7:30 p.m., a fundraiser benefiting Harmony House Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc. featuring music and hors d’oeuvres. There is a one in 300 chances to win $5,000. Cost is $100 per raffle ticket. Each ticket purchased will admit two people. Limited tickets available. Advance purchase only. Call 706-882-4173 for details or ticket purchase.


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: 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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