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Saturday

Events: 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


Troup County Sheriff’s Office hosts a Citizens Firearm Safety Course from 8 a.m. to noon. Attendees will receive classroom instruction on gun laws, permitting and safety information, and spend time on a shooting range. There are 20 spaces available. Anyone interested may contact Sheriff’s public information officer Stewart Smith at 706-883-1616.


The Maternal Infant Services Department at West Georgia Health hosts a Prepared Childbirth Seminar from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. designed to take the mystery out of labor, delivery, pain management, recovery and taking care of a newborn. Cost is $50 per couple. To register, call 706-812-2876 or go to www.wghealth.org and click on resources/classes.


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: Roe’s Chapel United Methodist Church hosts a give away at noon.


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.


Churches: The Rocky Mount Baptist Church celebrates its annual Men and Women Day program at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Walter Dowell Jr. and Sardis Baptist Church is guest church. Refreshments will be served.


Smith Chapel United Methodist Church, 625 Hopewell Church Road in Pine Mountain, observes its annual junior and senior Ushers Anniversary at 2 p.m. The Rev. Kenneth Bailey of White Oak Baptist Church will bring the message.


True Love Missionary Baptist Church, 2451 West Point Road, hosts its fifth church anniversary at 2:30 p.m. and invites sister churches and friends to the celebration. Special guest is the Rev. Eddie Hunter, pastor of Miracle Baptist Church of Alexander City, Alabama. Dinner will be served.


Union Chapel United Methodist Church, 1098 Hammett Road, hosts Women’s Day at 2:30 p.m. Loretta Clinton of Mountain Springs Baptist Church in West Point is guest speaker.


Solomon Grove Missionary Baptist Church Mother Board observes its 31st anniversary at 2:30 p.m. Evangelist Joyce Hutchinson is the guest speaker.


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 Troup County Democratic Party committee meets at 6 p.m. at the William Griggs Recreation Center LaGrange.


Troup County Association of Beekeepers meets at 7 p.m. at the Ag Building on Hamilton Road. Meetings are open to anyone interested in beekeeping. UGA Cooperative Extension, 706-883-1675 or Terry, 706-882-2493


MondayWednesday

Springfield Baptist Church in Hogansville will host vacation bible school at 6 p.m. All kids ages 3 to 10 years old are invited.


Tuesday–Thursday & July 26, July 27

East Side Baptist Church, 1016 Mason St., hosts Youth Explosion with Vacation Bible School at 6 p.m. Tuesday to Thursday, followed by a Youth Carnival 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday and Youth Day celebration at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets for the carnival are $1 each, or 10 for $6, and concessions will be available.


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


LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., hosts a teen program at 6:30 p.m. for students in sixth grade and up featuring Game Night/Pizza.


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.


Workforce Development Committee of Strategic Planning hosts a called meeting at noon in the third floor conference room of LaGrange City Hall, 200 Ridley Ave.


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


American Legion Post 75 meets at 6 p.m. at The Active Life center on Ragland Street.


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 Ron Anglin and his amazing “The Sound of Fig Newton” juggling program.


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.


Wednesday–Friday

Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road in LaGrange, hosts vacation Bible school from 10 a.m. to noon. Lunch served.


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


New Community Church hosts Career Connect, a free job search assistance and networking event, at 5:30 p.m. with representatives from local staffing agencies, colleges, businesses and industries. Admission is free. Career coaches from the Department of Labor Career Center, Troup County Works, LaGrange College and West Georgia Technical College will be available.


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.


Troup County Center for Strategic Planning meets at noon at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce upstairs in the Lafayette Room.


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.


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: Living By Faith Worship Center hosts Youth Conference 2014 with the theme “Speak Up” at 6 p.m. Guest speaker is minister Carterris Tucker.


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


July 26

Events: 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


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: Anointed by Faith Ministries hosts a city-wide barbecue and school giveaway at the church, 1200 Fourth Ave. in LaGrange, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free barbecue, rides, clothes, hair cuts, hair braiding book bags and school supplies and live entertainment available. There also will be horse-back riding, rapping, singing and dancing. All events are free.


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


July 27

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


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