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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.


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


Today–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.


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.


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


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: Pastor Janice Willoughby and On A Mission for Christ Church on Wallace Street host a Motivational Seminar at 10 a.m., facilitated by Angela Smith of “dew drops ministries.” Participation cost is $10 per person.


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 


Solomon Grove Baptist Church Missionary Board will present the Fruit of the Spirit Program at 6 p.m.


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