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Saturday

Events: God’s Breadbasket, a food pantry serving Hogansville residents, is open from 9 a.m. to noon.


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 National Alliance on Mental Illness Family hosts support groups for those with a mental illness and for their family and friends at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 Broad St. in LaGrange, led by trained facilitators. 706-594-4714


Churches: New Harmony CME Church in West Point hosts a Mother’s Day breakfast and early worship service starting at 8:30 a.m. with Bible study and breakfast at 9 a.m., then worship at 10 a.m. New Harmony men are asked to arrive at 7:30 a.m. to begin cooking or bring ready-to-serve food. 334-644-5889


Springfield Baptist Church, 400 Poplar St. in Hogansville, hosts its annual Mother’s Day Brunch at 9 a.m. All mothers are welcome to join. For location directions, call 706-637-4292.


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


Sunday


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


Alpha Xi chapter of Omega Psi Phi fraternity meets at 5 p.m. at the 100 Black Men of West Georgia Resource Center on Union Street.


Churches: 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: The Experimental Aircraft Organization meets at 6:30 a.m. at LaGrange-Callaway Airport.


Downtown LaGrange Development Authority Business and Economic Development meets at 2 p.m. at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce.


The Troup County Board of Education meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Administrative Services Center at 100 N. Davis Road.


West Point City Council meets at 6 p.m. at City Hall.


The Troup County Brain Injury Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Clearview Chapel fellowship hall at 2101 S. Davis Road. Susan Blackburn, 706-302-1887


West Georgia Flyers Club meets at 6:30 p.m. All cyclists may attend. Vicki Shaddix,


http://www.westgeorgiaflyers.org/contactus.html


The Troup County branch of the NAACP holds a general membership meeting at 7 p.m. at the William Griggs Recreational Center.


Churches: Warren Temple United Methodist Church, 614 E. Depot St., hosts prayer service at 7 a.m. and 7 p.m.


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: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren meets from 10 a.m. to noon at the Mike Daniel Recreation Center at 1220 Parkway.


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


The Troup County Republican Women host a lunch meeting at Highland Country Club at 11:45 a.m. Guest speakers are state representatives Randy Nix and John Pezold, and state senators Mike Crane and Josh McKoon. Anyone interested may call 706-884-3039 to register.


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


The Downtown LaGrange Development Authority meets at 2 p.m. at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce.


The LaGrange Housing Authority Board of Commissioners meets at 4 p.m. at 201 Chatham St.


LaGrange City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. in the council chamber at 208 Ridley Ave.


The LaGrange Symphony Orchestra Board meets at 5:30 p.m. in classroom A in the Callaway Education Building at LaGrange College.


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: 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


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: The Troup County Board of Elections and Registration meets at 10 a.m. in the conference room of planning and zoning, suite 1300, at the Troup County Government Center, 100 Ridley Ave.


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


A free memory support group for caregivers of those people suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease meets at 5 p.m. at Vernon Woods Retirement Community. 706-812-2899


The Troup County Board of Education meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Administrative Services Center at 100 N. Davis Road.


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.


The Troup County Sportsman’s Club meets at 7:30 p.m. at the clubhouse on Roanoke Road.


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


May 17


Events: Photographer Stephen Grote hosts a workshop at 9:30 a.m. at Hills and Dales Estate on advice, tips and guidance for taking photographs, followed by a photo session in the garden and constructive review of participants’ best photographs. Digital camera required. Cost is $45 per person. Registration fee includes boxed lunch. Workshop fees include garden admission and refreshments. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Call 706-882-3242 or email info@hillsanddales.org to register. Annual pass holders receive a 20 percent discount.


The sixth annual Defending Americas Defenders Poker Run for Veterans begins with registration at 9 a.m. All proceeds go to help homeless vets or vets in need. Registration fee is $20. Ride begins at Pyne Road Park off Roanoke Road. Kick stands up at 11 a.m. Food, door prizes, a 50/50 raffle, biker games and more follow the ride at Whitetail Pub on Roanoke Road. 706-333-8736 or 706-885-9946


LaGrange Art Museum holds Family Super Saturday with free tours at the museum and art activities at the Center for Creative Learning from 1 to 4 p.m.


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: 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


May 18


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


Churches: 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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