The Salvation Army, 806 Murphy Ave., provides emergency food assistance 9 a.m. to noon and 12:30 to 3 p.m. Picture ID and Social Security card are needed.
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
Story Hour featuring stories, fingerplays, songs and rhymes for preschoolers and their escorts is at 10:30 a.m. at Hawkes Library in West Point.
Tai Chi for Health for beginners is noon at the Active Life, 140 Ragland St. Tai chi is a slow-moving martial art improving balance, coordination and relaxation. Call Holly at 706-883-1681 to register.
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
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
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 monthly silent social for people with hearing loss is at the LaGrange Mall food court starting at 5 p.m. for any one who is deaf or hard of hearing, or any person interested in learning more about sign language. Nancy Smith, 706-402-2205
The LaGrange Woman’s Club holds its annual barbecue to benefit the support and maintenance of Bellevue. The barbecue from Hog Heaven will be served in the Bellevue parking lot at 204 Ben Hill St. from 11 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. Tickets are $9 per plate and are available from any club member or by calling Bellevue at 706-884-1832.
Camp Viola’s annual fundraiser roast in honor of Frankie Fling Newman is 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased from Camp Viola board members or by calling Jerry Cleaveland 706-882-0018 or Dan Saylors 706-302-7545.
Norman Winter, director of the Columbus Botanical Garden, hosts an illustrated presentation at 10 a.m. at Hills and Dales Estate on new hot trends and make recommendations on great companion plants. Each attendee will receive one of Norman’s recommended plants. Cost is $30 per person. Workshop space is limited and pre-registration is required. Garden admission is included in registration. Annual pass holders receive a 20 percent discount. To register, email email@example.com or call the visitor center at 706-882-3242.
The 19th annual Empty Bowl event is at Harris County High School from 6 to 8 p.m. Tickets are $10, may be purchased at Sweer Home Antiques in Pine Mountain and entitles entrants to a handmade pottery bowl, soup-and-bread dinner, dessert and live entertainment. A silent auction and door prizes will be available. Proceed benefit FOCUS, Fellowship of Christians United in Service, a Harris County organization dedication to assisting residents in financial need. 706-663-7776
The DHA Community Center in Pine Mountain will host a showing of the movie “The Man Left Behind” at 7:30 p.m. The movie chronicles the return of retired U.S. Army Col. Paul R. Longgrear to the former battlefield at Lang Vei, Vietnam, with his wife and three children. Longgrear, a Vietnam veteran, is now a resident of Pine Mountain and will speak at the event. A $10 donation is requested. Seating is limited. Call 706-663-4447 for reservations.
LaGrange Serenity Groups and Al-Anon meet at 6 p.m. at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.
The Troup County Republican Party meets at 6 p.m. at LaGrange Memorial Library.
Eric Simpson will speak about organic gardening at the LaGrange Sierra Club meeting at 6:30 p.m. at Saint Mark’s Episcopal Church, 207 N. Greenwood St.
Grief Share, a support group for people grieving the loss of someone close, meets at 7 p.m. at Cedarcrest Community Church at 2380 Roanoke Road. 706-882-6327
The LaGrange Shufflers meet at the Active Life center at 140 Ragland St. for regular square dance from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. 706-812-8840
The Tabard Book Club meets at 10 a.m. at CB&T on Lafayette Parkway. Dale Mallory will review the book. Patty Locke, 706-882-4089
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.
The Round Table meets at 4 p.m. at Troup County Archives with Kaye Minchew as hostess. Julia Dyar will review “The Harbinger” by Johnathan Cahn.
The newly formed 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.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.
The Lunch Bunch Alateen Family Group meets at noon at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.
Church of Christ Northside, 1101 Hogansville Road, hosts “What is God’s plan for your Family?” Sunday times are 9:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m.; Monday to Wednesday is 7 p.m.
Mount Beulah Baptist Church hosts a pre-anniversary fellowship revival for pastor and sister W. C. Thornton at 7 p.m. Wednesday, guest is pastor Allen Simpson III and Canaan Baptist Church; Thursday guest is pastor Michael Jackson and Confidence Missionary Baptist Church; Friday guest is pastor Charles Martin and Valley Grove Baptist Church.
Calvary’s Cross Learning Center Ministry Inc. at 819 New Franklin Road, Suite D. Pastor Antonyetta R. Cotton presents “Perfecting the Saints for Ministry Conference” at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker will be apostle Eugene Florence of Eufaula, Ala.
Grief Share, a support group for people grieving the loss of someone close, meets at 6 p.m. at Cedarcrest Community Church, 2380 Roanoke Road. 706-882-6327.
Trinity SDA Church Prayer and Bible Study Center at 710 Jenkins St. holds community prayer and Bible study at 7 p.m. Pastor Walter Gordon, 706-812-0760
Hogansville Church of Christ, 4885 Mountville Road, holds a study on the book of Revelation at 7 p.m. with speaker J. Robert Brooks. 706-637-6476
Eagle’s Nest Cathedral, 1306 E. 10th St. in West Point, hosts Bible study at 7 p.m.
St. Paul CME Church, 250 Lower Glass Bridge Road, hosts Bible study at 7 p.m.
Callaway Baptist Church hosts service and classes at 7 p.m.
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. 706-884-5631
Immanuel Ministries and Worship Center at 75 Patillo Road holds Bible study at 6:30 p.m.
True Life Christian Ministries, 500 S. Lee St., hosts Bible study at 7:30 p.m. for adults and youth.
True Life Christian Ministries, 500 S. Lee St., hosts youth night from 7 to 9 p.m. Sylvia Cameron, 706-402-6670
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
Anointed by Faith Ministries and Mount Zion Community Church present a benefit singing for brother Robert Lee Harrison, who is suffering from throat cancer, at 6 p.m. at Anointed by Faith, 1200 4th Ave. Deacon Claren Harrison, 706-302-2587
Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road, hosts its 73rd choir anniversary at 6 p.m.
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