May 1, 2014

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

Churches: True Life Christian Ministries, 500 S. Lee St., hosts youth night from 7 to 9 p.m. Sylvia Cameron, 706-402-6670


Events: Downtown LaGrange Development Authority hosts a community walk to celebrate the newest attraction, the Downtown Walking Tour, from 9 a.m. to noon. Market on Main farmers will be on hand to sell cool-weather crops and there will be giveaways for the first 100 participants. In addition to the walking tour, Bellevue will be offering free historic tours from 9 a.m. to noon. 706-884-8671

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

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.

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

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

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

Churches: Bethlehem Temple Church, 307 Whitesville St., hosts a Sunday school rally with fun, games and hot dogs from 10:30 a.m. to 2 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

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


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

Churches: Ward Chapel C.M.E. Church, 140 North St., hosts a Homecoming Day Program.

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

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

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

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, fax it to 706-884-8712 or drop it by our office at 105 Ashton St. For more information, call 706-884-7311, Ext. 229. A weeklong listing appears in the weekend edition.

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