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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.


Today


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


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


Today–Friday


Churches: 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.


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.


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


Friday–Sunday


Events: Callaway Gardens hosts the 16th annual Sky High Hot Air Balloon Festival. The weekend kicks off with the Friday Night Balloon Glow and continues all weekend long. Watch balloons in flight or hop in a basket for a tethered balloon ride. Saturday is filled with family-friendly events, including live music, beach activities, a Kids Zone and more. There also will be a classic car show, disc dog demonstrations, a pyrotechnic skydiving demonstration as well as a 5K Race and Triathlon event.


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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 706-243-4938 or drop it by our office at 105 Ashton St. Deadline for submissions is noon on 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.

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