June 19, 2014

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Hawkes Library hosts a Book Day Camp with the theme “We Love Pets!” from 9 a.m. to noon each day. Stories, snacks, games, crafts and special furry guests will be included. Activities are planned for children in Pre-k through fifth grade age ranges. Teen helpers also are welcome. Hawkes Library is located at 100 W. 8th St. in West Point. To register a child, call Hawkes at 706-645-1549 or email Dr. Lacey Southerland at Lacey.Southerland@point.edu.


Events: 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: 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


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


Events: East Depot High School class of 1968 sponsor a fish fry fundraiser for community outreach service projects at Union Street Park. Fish plates are $6 and fish sandwiches are $3. For tickets, call Carl Cotton, 706-884-8128; Willie Mae Cox, 706-416-2196; or Catherine Harris, 706-333-6202.

Glass Bridge Road Farmers Market is 8 to 11 a.m. at no cost to vendors. Homemade or homegrown items are welcome. Located at the pavilion across from Loyd Presbyterian Church on Glass Bridge Road. 706-594-4951

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

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: Faith Believers Ministries Inc., 210 Handley St., hosts Vacation Bible School from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cross Point Church, 191 Hines Road in Hogansville, hosts fundraisers with a yard sale, hot dog plates, car wash and bake sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the church. Jason Veitch, 678-859-8492

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

Thankful Baptist Church on Cannonville Road hosts An Evening of Praise, Dance and Worship at 6 p.m.

Threats Grove Baptist Church, 192 Rosemont Road, hosts its 38th Young Adult Choir Anniversary at 6 p.m. All choir groups and soloists are invited. Jean Sivell, 706-302-2508 or Dee Tucker, 706-668-7768

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 mstrother@lagrangenews.com, fax it to 706-884-8712 or drop it by our office at 105 Ashton St. Deadline for submissions is noon on the business day prior to the item’s earliest run date. For more information, call 706-884-7311, Ext. 229. A weeklong listing appears in the weekend edition.

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