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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.


Saturday, 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.


Sunday


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


Churches: Saint Paul Baptist Church, 205 Union St., observes Family and Friends Day at 11 a.m. during morning worship service. The Rev. Edward Lane will bring the message. Daisy Bufford or Roe’s Chapel in Whitesville will serve as Mistress of Order.


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


Zion Hill Baptist Church, 2780 Bartley Road, hosts deacon ordination services for Jerome Alford, Wayman Jackson and Gary Rutledge at 2:30 p.m.


Warren Temple United Methodist Church hosts an appreciation program for George and Ruth Moore at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Dr. Derrick Rhodes, pastor of Kelley Chapel United Methodist Church.


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.


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.


Meetings: Hogansville City Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall.


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.


The American Red Cross holds a blood drive from 12:30 to 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church on Broad Street in LaGrange.


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


Meetings: The Troup County Commission meets at 9 a.m. in the first-floor commission meeting room in the Government Center at 100 Ridley Ave.


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


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


The Troup High School Band Boosters meet at 6 p.m. in the band room.


Hogansville’s Community Watch committee meets at 6 p.m. at the city police department at 117 Lincoln St.


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


Xi Epsilon Gamma meets at 7 p.m. at a member’s house.


The Union Lodge No. 28 F&AM meets at 7 p.m. at the lodge hall on Hogansville Road.


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


The Five Star Social Club meets from 8 to 9 p.m. at a member’s house.


Wednesday


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


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


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: Bethesda Outreach Ministry hosts a feeding the hungry event at 104 Young’s Mill Road at 11 a.m.


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


Thursday


Events: 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


Long Cane Elementary School hosts a grandparent’s lunch for grades 3 to 5.


Mountville Elementary School hosts a PTO / Open House event.


Rosemont Elementary School hosts School Council parent elections at 4 p.m.


Rosemont Elementary School hosts a PTO dinner/Open House/Title I annual meeting/Fall Book Fair at 5 p.m.


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: West Point City Council meets for a work session at 8:15 a.m.


The executive board of the LaGrange Woman’s Club meets at 10 a.m. at Bellevue.


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


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


Older Americans Sharing in Service, the senior adult group of Rosemont Baptist Church, meets at noon in the church fellowship hall.


The Thursday Lunch Club meets at noon in the fellowship hall of First United Methodist Church. Call 706-884-4635 or email churchoffice@lagrangefumc.org to reserve a space.


Crime Stoppers meets at 6 p.m. in the LaGrange Police Department training 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


Community Action For Improvement meets at 7 p.m. in the CAFI central office.


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


The Sons of LaGrange Lodge No. 537, a Prince Hall affiliate, meets at 7:30 p.m. at the corner of Brown and Watson 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


Berta Weathersbee Elementary School hosts Grandparents’s Lunch for grades pre-k to 5.


Callaway Elementary School hosts a Grandparents’ Lunch for grades pre-k to 2.


Long Cane Elementary School hosts Grandparents’ Lunch for grades pre-k to 2.


A senior dance is at 7 p.m. at the old Franklin Elementary School gym with a live band. Admission is $4.


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


Sept. 6


Events: Sick of the Cycle Inc. Sickle Cell Support Group will host a 5K Road Walk in West Point on Sept. 6 at 10 a.m. The group is seeking individuals to participate in the walk and volunteers. There is no entry free, but donations are requested. Registration forms and donations can be mailed to Sick of the Cycle, Inc P.O. Box 371, West Point, GA 31833. Contact Renata Buckner at 706-518-6035 or sicklecellsg@yahoo.com for more information.


Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library hosts the First Saturday Book Sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Book Shop at the library on Alford Street.


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 West Georgia chapter of Fort Valley State University Alumni meets at 10 a.m. at the William Griggs Recreation Center.


The Sickle Cell Support Group meets at 11 a.m. at Bradshaw-Chamber County Library at 3419 20th Ave. in Valley, Ala. Renata Buckner, 706-518-6035 or sicklecellsg@yahoo.com


Peace by Piece Quilt Group meets at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church on the Square. Jane Taylor, 706-884-6323


Churches: Loyd Presbyterian Church, 550 Glass Bridge Road, hosts a yard sale from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Community Building. Proceeds will fund Christian Education and Outreach projects.


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


Stovall Baptist Church, 14 Hardy St. in Greenville, hosts a benefit singing with featured group the Dye Family at 6 p.m. preceded by food at 5 p.m. and cake auction. 706-882-2386 or 334-338-0140


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