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Saturday


Events: The LaGrange Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority hosts its fourth Art Appreciation and Cultural Awareness event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at New Community Church, 1200 S. Davis Road. Artwork from local middle and high schools featured along with events celebrating culture. Taresa Alexander, 706-416-2081


The Active Life, 140 Ragland St., hosts a Special Musical Tribute to Johnny Cash, June Carter and Loretta Lynn at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door. Limited seating. 706-883-1681


The Sons of LaFayette Male Voice Choir presents a spring concert at First Presbyterian Church, 120 Broad St. in LaGrange, at 7 p.m. Groups The Harmonizers and The Shoal Creek Quartet also will perform. Tickets available at Plum Southern, Serendipity, active choir members or at www.sonsoflafayette.org.


Columbus State University’s Guitar Instrument Department presents a classical guitar concert at the D.H.A. Community Center, 412 S. King Ave. in Pine Mountain, at 7 p.m. Cost is $10 and and tickets may be purchased in advance or call 706-663-4447. Reception and refreshments will follow the show.


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: Leete Hill United Methodist Church, 810 Hamilton Road, hosts a prayer breakfast at 9 a.m. Guest speaker is Deacon Cliff Meeks of Valley Grove Baptist Church in LaGrange.


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


Wehadkee Baptist Church on Abbottsford Road hosts its annual Children’s Network Singing at 6 p.m. featuring New Horizon and Nothing But Grace in memory of Hubert Ogle.


Word of Grace Christian Center and Shifting Gears in the Spirit present Elevate Concert at Lafayette Christian School, 1904 Hamilton Road, at 6:30 p.m. C.I.C. Band of Nassau, Bahamas, is featured with performances by W.O.G. Dance Ministry, Megan Jefferson, Kevin Dunn, Joshua Chambers and others. Admission is free.


Saturday, Sunday


Springfield Baptist Church, 400 Poplar St. in Hogansville, hosts 2014 Men’s Celebration Weekend with a men’s breakfast at 8 a.m. Saturday with the Rev. Terry Barnes of Rocky Mount Bethel of LaGrange as breakfast messenger. Sunday worship at 11 a.m. features the Rev. Michael Bolden of Athens as morning worship messenger.


Sunday


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


Churches: Confidence Missionary Baptist Church, 705 Colquitt St., hosts its Men and Women’s Day program at 10:30 a.m.


Leete Hill United Methodist Church, 810 Hamilton Road, hosts Men’s Day at 11 a.m. with guest speaker minister Michael Winston of Pilgrim Baptist Church in Lanett, Ala.


Solomon Grove Missionary Baptist Church observes the 12th anniversary of the Rev. Crawford Strozier and sister Linda Strozier. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Willie Hutchinson, pastor of True Worship Baptist Church at 11 a.m. and the Rev. L.W. Booker, pastor of True Love Baptist Church, will be guest speaker at 2:30 p.m.


Union Springs United Methodist Church, 6710 Whitesville Road in West Point, hosts Men’s and Women’s Day at 2 p.m. with guest speaker pastor Rodrick Johnson.


Thankful Baptist Church on Cannonville Road celebrates its 112th Church Anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker is the Rev. Ralph Thompson, of Keeney Memorial U.M.C. in West Point.


Welcome Baptist Church in the Redline Community hosts Women’s Day at 2:30 p.m. hosts guest speaker pastor Sequita Freeman of Immanuel Ministries.


Thankful Baptist Church on Cannonville Road celebrates its 112th Church Anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker is the Rev. Ralph Thompson of Keeney Memorial U.M.C. Church in West Point.


Old Mount Olive Baptist Church celebrates the second pastoral anniversary of Larry and Ruby Carter at 3 p.m. at Springfield Baptist Church, 707 Ringer St.


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.


Sunday, Monday


Confidence Missionary Baptist Church, 705 Colquitt St., hosts an Empowerment Revival at 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday. The Rev. Stanford Dudley of Mount Sinai Missionary Baptist Church will be guest speaker.


Monday


Events: The LaGrange College 3D Journeys series continues with “Spain and The South: Not So Different” by Dr. John Tures at 10 a.m. in the Dickson Assembly Room of Turner Hall. Park in the lots adjacent to the pedestrian bridge on Vernon Road; a shuttle will take attendees to the door. A Dutch-treat lunch will be available in the Pitts Dining Hall following the session.


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.


Troup County NAACP hosts a candidate forum at the William Griggs Recreation Center, 716 Glenn Robertson Drive, at 7 p.m. Candidates will be asked questions regarding economic justice, education, health, voting rights, public safety and criminal justice.


April 29May 1


True Love Missionary Baptist Church, 2451 West Point Road, hosts its annual Spring Revival at 7 p.m. Guest speaker is the Rev. James L. Hines of Lily Missionary Baptist Church in Jackson, Mich.


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


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 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


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


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


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


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


The LaGrange Art Museum again hosts Art N’ Bloom, a benefit luncheon that combines fresh floral arrangements and the fine art that inspired the arrangements at Bisham Manor at 11 a.m. Luncheon tickets are $50 each; tables of eight or 10 may be reserved by calling the art museum at 112 Lafayette Parkway, 706-882-3267. Raffle tickets also are available by advance purchase. Funds benefit the museum and Center for Creative Learning.


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


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. This month featuring The New Direction Trio and Marcelene New.


Services for the National Day of Prayer will be noon to 12:45 p.m. at Explorations in Antiquity Center, 130 Gordon Commercial Drive. The theme for 2014 is ‘One Voice, United in Prayer.’


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


Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., Theta Nu Lambda Chapter, hosts a Teen Pregnancy Workshop at the Alpha Multipurpose Center, 200 Dawson St. in LaGrange, at 5 p.m. Speakers will address attendees and there will be group sessions.


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


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


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.


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


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


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


May 3


Events: 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.


March of Dimes’ annual March for Babies kicks off at 10 a.m. at Hollis Hand Elementary School. The 3-mile walk is a fundraiser that honors babies born healthy and those who need help to survive and thrive. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. To register, visit www.marchforbabies.org.


Callaway Gardens hosts a country music concert featuring chart-topping Frankie Ballard, award-winning Georgia native Ricky Gunn with special guest Lindsey Ell at Robin Lake Beach. Nationally syndicated radio host Bobby Bones and his band, The Raging Idiots, will also be present. Advance tickets are $20 and available at www.showclix.com/event/SummerSunsetMusicSeries


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: 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 at 6 p.m. featuring the group Power LDR, preceded by a cake auction and food served beginning at 5 p.m. 706-882-2386 or 334-338-0140


Cross Point Church, 191 Hines Road in Hogansville, hosts a magic show at 7 p.m. Jason Veitch, 678-859-8492


May 4


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


Churches: Saint Mary United Methodist Church, 100 Pine St. in Hogansville, celebrates the Pastor’s Anniversary of the Rev. Elaine Gilbert at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Shirley Worle, assistant pastor of Valley Grove Baptist Church in LaGrange, will bring the message. Dinner served after service.


Mount Gillard Baptist Church, 119 Cedar St., celebrates homecoming at 2:30 p.m. Guests will be pastor Willie Orr and Shiloh Baptist Church of Alvaton.


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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