Legacy Museum on Main, 136 Main St. in LaGrange, hosts the exhibit Weddings of West Georgia: Something Old, Something New Feb. 1 to April 20 with wedding dresses, shoes, veils, announcements, invitations and newspaper reports used to spotlight love and weddings in West Georgia from the 1800s to the present. Admission is free. An opening reception and wedding tea is Feb. 16 from 2-4 p.m. The museum is open Monday through Friday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free of charge. For more information, call 706-884-1828.
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
A free karate demonstration on from 10 a.m. to noon at the DHA Community Center in Pine Mountain. The center is considering adding karate classes and women’s self defense classes on Wednesday evening, Friday evening or Saturday afternoon. Space is limited and anyone interested may call 706-663-4447 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
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.
Free, confidential HIV testing is available starting at 4 p.m. at Pathways at 122 Gordon Commercial Drive. Must be at least 18. 706-845-4054
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.
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
The Georgia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Disabilities Region 6 Regional Planning Board hosts a forum for consumers of services, family members, community provider of services and advocacy groups, professionals, and all region stakeholders to come out and share concerns from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Mike Daniel Recreation Center, 1220 Lafayette Parkway.
The state Board of Education hosts a public hearing at 7 p.m. at the Troup County School System Administration Services Center, 100 N. Davis Road, building C, to get feedback from local residents.
Friday Jan. 25
The Joint Development Authority of Meriwether County and city of Hogansville quarterly board of directors meeting is 1 p.m. at Hawg Heaven BBQ, 218 N. Highway 29 in Hogansville.
Saturday Jan. 26
Bridges Out of Poverty training will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Chamber of Commerce. The training is required for all volunteers with Circles of Troup County, a county-wide poverty initiative that helps people in generational poverty move to self-sufficiency. The training is also open to anyone who works with families in poverty, including agencies, schools, churches and non-profit organizations. Cost is $25. To register for the training, contact Sherri Brown at email@example.com or at 706-883-1687.
Boy Scout Troop 10 meets at 7 p.m. in the Troup County Sportsman Building on Roanoke Road.
Salvation Army Home League meets at noon at 806 Murphy Ave.
Three Rivers Regional Commission hosts a kick-off meeting for the Three Rivers Regional Plan at 2 p.m. The event will be held at the Coweta County Fairgrounds, 275 Pine Road in Newnan, and is open to the public.
LaGrange Serenity Groups and Al-Anon meet at 6 p.m. at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall 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
Listings for ‘In our community’ are presented for events happening in the next five-day period, space permitting. To submit an item, email it to firstname.lastname@example.org, fax it to 706-884-8712 or drop it by our office at 105 Ashton St. For more information, call 706-884-7311, Ext. 229. A weeklong listing appears in the weekend edition.