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Exhibits: “A Slice of Our History: Troup County Golf and Golfers” is on display at Legacy Museum on Main, 136 Main St. until Sept. 12. From the early 20th century until today, several people and events with Troup County connections have impacted the game and its development. The story of golf is unveiled through photographs, artifacts, news clippings and more. Among those spotlighted are Ely Callaway, Bobby Jones, Lionel and Harold Callaway, Suzanne Jackson, Allen Doyle and others. The museum is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 706-884-1828


“In the Shadow of Contemplation,” a selection of prints by Curlee Raven Holton, an artist and professor at Lafayette College in Pennsylvania and director for the university’s Experimental Printmaking Institute, is on display at Cochran Gallery, 4 E. Lafayette Square. The gallery is open Wednesday to Saturday from 1 to 5 p.m.


Saturday


Events: 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


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: Eastside Baptist Church, 1016 Mason St., hosts a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 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: Emmaus Women’s Shelter hosts Miss Emma’s Ice Cream Crankin’ at 2 p.m. on Lafayette Square in downtown LaGrange. The shelter is a Christ-centered program that exists to provide assistance to homeless women and children in the area. Local vendors and members of the community bring their wares, with a focus on homemade ice cream. The cost for an individual pass is $5 and a family pass is $20. For kids, there is a Little Miss Ice Cream Beauty Contest and a Little Mister Ice Cream Cutest Contest with the cost of $10 per entry. Jessica David, 706-883-7471 or jessica@EmmausShelter.com


Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 10 a.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.


Churches: Thankful Baptist Church, 968 Cannonville Road, clebrates its Deacon and Deaconess Day at 11 a.m. with speaker pastor Adrian Smith.


Springfield Baptist Church, 400 Poplar St. in Hogansville, hosts its annual Homecoming worship service at 11 a.m.


New Mount Olive Baptist Church on Knott Road celebrates Homecoming at 11 a.m. Pastor Rufus Smith will bring the Word. Dinner served following service.


Solomon Grove Baptist Church celebrates its choir anniversary at 2 p.m. at 1 Fulton St. The Rev. Lovett Thornton and Saint James Methodist Church are guests. Refreshments served.


Central Baptist Church, 506 Hamilton St., hosts its first pastoral anniversary celebration for the Rev. Michael and Jean Stevenson at 2:30 p.m. Guest will be the New Mount Sellars Missionary Baptist Church of LaFayette, Alabama, and the Rev. Terry Magby is speaker.


Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program, meets at 3 p.m. at Hogansville First Baptist Church.


Grief Share, a support group for people grieving the loss of someone close, meets at 3 p.m. at Cedarcrest Community Church, 2380 Roanoke Road. 706-882-6327


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


Dallas-Dodd Presbyterian Church, 1244 Wares Cross Road, hosts a community hymn sing at 7 p.m. with Smyrna Baptist Church and Michael Scott, bagpipes. Dessert and fellowship follow.


Monday


Events: A beginner scrapbook class is offered at the Active Life Center on Ragland Street at 11 a.m. There is no cost for the class. A registration form and supply list can be picked up at the center.


Callaway High School hosts senior parent meeting at 6 p.m.


Tuesday


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.


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


LaGrange Memorial Library hosts Pajama Night for children of all ages at 6:30 p.m. Attendees will hear tales followed by milk and cookies.


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


Salvation Army Home League meets at noon at 806 Murphy Ave.


LaGrange City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. in the council chamber/courtroom at 208 Ridley Ave.


American Legion Post 75 meets at 6 p.m. at The Active Life center on Ragland Street.


LaGrange Serenity Groups and Al-Anon meet at 6 p.m. at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall 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


Wednesday–Friday


Springfield Baptist Church, 400 Poplar St. in Hogansville, hosts Revival services at 7 p.m. Pastor Tamarkus Cook of Saint Smyrna Baptist Church in Newnan is guest speaker for the revival.


Wednesday


Events: Preschool story time at LaGrange Memorial Library is at 10:30 a.m. and includes stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft time. 706-882-7784


Story time for pre-schoolers at is 10 a.m. at Hogansville Public Library, 600 E. Main St. 706-637-6230


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


A bereavement support group meets 11 a.m. at Hospice LaGrange.


The Lunch Bunch and Al-Anon meet at noon at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.


Churches: Callaway Baptist Church hosts service and classes at 7 p.m.


Thursday


Events: Boys & Girls Club hosts the 2014 Kia of LaGrange Back-a-Kid Golf Tournament fundraiser at Highland Country Club, a four-person, select-shot event. Morning and afternoon tee times are available. For registration and sponsorship information, please contact Bart McFadden at 706-812-9696 or bart_mcfadden@yahoo.com.


God’s Breadbasket, a food pantry serving Hogansville residents, is open from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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


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.


Hillcrest Elementary School hosts PTO open house at 6 p.m.


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.


Troup County Center for Strategic Planning meets at noon at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce upstairs in the Lafayette Room.


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


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


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


Aug. 30


Events: 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


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


Aug. 31


Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 10 a.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.


Churches: Eastside Baptist Church, 1016 Mason St., hosts worship service for the “Twelve Tribes of Israel” at 2:30 p.m.


Word of Faith Tabernacle Inc. hosts a dedication service of its new location at 2747 Hamilton Road at 3 p.m. with guest speaker apostle Louis Trammell of Williams Grove Church of Deliverance.


Grief Share, a support group for people grieving the loss of someone close, meets at 3 p.m. at Cedarcrest Community Church, 2380 Roanoke Road. 706-882-6327


Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program, meets at 3 p.m. at Hogansville First Baptist Church.


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


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