For the upcoming week: June 7–15

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First Baptist Church on Fannin Street celebrates the 30th anniversary of Dr. and Mrs. Clarence Sams on Sunday at 10 a.m. Dr. Derrick Rhodes of Kelley Chapel United Methodist Church in Decatur is guest minister.
First Baptist Church on Fannin Street celebrates the 30th anniversary of Dr. and Mrs. Clarence Sams on Sunday at 10 a.m. Dr. Derrick Rhodes of Kelley Chapel United Methodist Church in Decatur is guest minister.
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Saturday


Events: The Friends of the Library is hosting a mega book sale in the Fackler Room at LaGrange Memorial Library from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.


The Active Life, 140 Ragland St., hosts a Prom for adults ages 55 and over, featuring a professional DJ, a free Prom photo and a meal at 7 p.m. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 in advance and will not be sold at the door. For ticket information call 706-883-1681.


Events to benefit Rick Massey, a former Troup County sheriff’s deputy who was injured in a wreck while on duty, begin with a motorcycle and Jeep ride, barbecue plate sale and bake sale with live music. Registration for the ride begins at 10 a.m. with kick-stands up at 11 a.m. Cost is $20 per vehicle and the first 50 participants get a free T-shirt. Tickets for the barbecue plate sale from Hog Heaven on Lafayette Parkway are $8 in advance or $10 on the day of event. Call 706-616-8417 or 706-616-5941 for tickets. The bake sale will be outside Hog Heaven on Lafayette Parkway from 10 a.m to 3 p.m. Anyone wishing to donate to the sale may call Brittney at 706-302-3614 or drop off donations at Hog Heaven from 8 a.m. until the sale begins.


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


LaGrange Area Men Are Cooking, an annual fundraiser sponsored by Warren Temple United Methodist Church, starts at 5 p.m. at the LaGrange College Student Center. Jeff Anderson, 706-882-9552, or Dr. George Baker, 706-333-1982


Stovall Baptist Church, 14 Hardy St. in Greenville, hosts a benefit singing at 6 p.m., preceded by food and a cake auction at 5 p.m. Featured group is The Wards. 706-882-2386 or 334-338-0140


Sunday


Events: A bass tournament will be held at Highland Marina to benefit Rick Massey, a former Troup County sheriff’s deputy who was injured in a wreck while on duty. Blast off is at first light and weigh-in is 3 p.m. Entry fee is $110. For applications, call Dan at 706-402-1593.


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: First Baptist Church on Fannin Street celebrates the 30th anniversary of Dr. and Mrs. Clarence Sams at 10 a.m. Dr. Derrick Rhodes of Kelley Chapel United Methodist Church in Decatur is guest minister.


New Macedonia Baptist Church will celebrate pastor Jerome Shipman’s 18th pastoral anniversary at 10:30 a.m. with speaker Michael Winston, minister of Pilgrim Baptist Church in Lanett, Alabama, will be the morning speaker. Pastor Louis Upshaw of Mount Hermon Baptist Church of Lanett will be the speaker for 2:30 p.m. service. Everyone come out and help us celebrate this wonderful man of God.


Springfield Missionary Baptist Church, 304 Carter St., hosts Youth Day at 11 a.m. with speaker the Rev. Roderick Freeman of Servants of Christ E.M.C. Church in Douglasville.


Saint James C.M.E. Church hosts its Usher Day program at 11 a.m. with minister Tyron Ratliff of Living Word and Praise Sanctuary in Tupelo, Miss., as guest speaker.


Smith Chapel United Methodist Church in Pine Mountain celebrates its fourth pastor anniversary for the Rev. and first lady Edward Landrum. Kennedy Giles will bring the message at 11 a.m. and the Rev. Eric Seldon and Christain Valley Church of Cataula will be guests at 2 p.m.


Canaan Baptist Church, 5930 Mooty Bridge Road in Franklin, hosts its Pastor’s Aid Program at 2 p.m. with special guest the Rev. Tracy Neal and Leverette Hill Baptist Church of Manchester.


Louise United Methodist Church hosts Women’s Day at 2 p.m. with guest speaker pastor Sequita Freeman of Immanuel Ministries and Worship Center.


Leete Hill United Methodist Church, 810 Hamilton Road, observes pastor’s appreciation for the Rev. Lenton Snow and first lady Hattie Snow at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker is Elaine Gilbert of Saint Mary United Methodist Church in Hogansville. Dinner will be served.


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.


The Central Baptist Church, 506 Hamilton St., hosts its annual Women Day program with guest speaker Janice Willoughby, pastor of On A Mission For Christ Ministry.


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


Sunday–Thursday


Callaway Baptist Church, 310 John Lovelace Road, hosts Lifeway’s Agency D3 Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8:30 p.m. The church is recruiting special agents of all ages to help discover, decide and defend the truth about who Jesus is. 706- 884-7451


Sunday–Friday


Hogansville First Baptist Church hosts Vacation Bible School for children from 3 years old through the sixth grade. The hours are 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. The Friday night session is VBS Family Night. The theme this year is Agency D3: Discover, Decide, Defend. Children will learn to trust God through Bible stories, crafts, motivating music and games.


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.


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.


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.


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


The Newcomers luncheon will be 1 p.m. at Peking Restaurant.


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


LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., hosts the Summer Reading Club at 2 p.m. featuring song and dance with Jr. Madness.


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 LaGrange Woman’s Club meets at Bellevue at 204 Ben Hill St. Social hour is at 11 a.m., and the meeting is at noon.


The LaGrange Area Safety Association meets at 11:30 a.m. at Ryan’s Steak House at 1509 Lafayette Parkway.


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.


Vernon Woods Memory Support Group meets at 5 p.m. at Vernon Woods Retirement Community, 101 Vernon Wood Drive. 706-812-2899


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.


Troup County Master Gardeners meet at 7 p.m. at the Troup County Agriculture Building on Vulcan Materials Road.


LaGrange chapter No. 474 Order of the Eastern Star meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Lodge Hall on Watson and Brown 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


Moonlight Ballroom Dance Club hosts a slow dance lesson at the LaFayette Christian School gym, 1904 Hamilton Road. The lesson is at 7 p.m. and the dance is 8 to 10:30 p.m. Visitors welcome at $20 per couple. Dress is smart casual. 706-594-8529.


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


June 14


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


Meetings: 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: 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


June 15


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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