Moonlight Ballroom Dance Club hosts a dance at LaFayette Christian School Gym, 1904 Hamilton Road, at 8 p.m. with a pre-dance salsa lesson at 7 p.m. by John and Carol Woolbright of Columbus. It will be casual dress and visitor couples are welcome at $20 per couple.
The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers at West Point Lake will accept real Christmas trees, not artificial trees, for recycling through Jan. 11. Trees may be dropped off at designated locations in the parking lots of Yellowjacket boat ramp in Georgia and Rocky Point boat ramp in Alabama. All decorations — tinsel, lights, garland, bulbs, etc. — must be removed from the trees before dropping them off.
Xanadu Road Productions presents “The Miracle Worker” at New Horizon Theatre. Proceeds from the production will go toward The Perkins Institute for the Blind and New Horizon Theatre. Performance times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and 2 p.m. Sunday. For tickets and other information, visit www.xanaduroad.com.
The annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade starts at 1 p.m. at Granger Park and will pass Lafayette Square, ending at Boyd Park on Smith Street.
Ralph Lynch and Friends featuring “Elvis” perform 50s music at 7 p.m. at the Active Life center on Ragland Street. Admission is $5.
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
LaGrange Academy hosts an admissions open house from 5 to 6 p.m. Members of the school’s faculty and administration will be available to meet with prospective families and answer questions about the academy.
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.
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.
West Georgia Flyers Club meets at 6:30 p.m. All cyclists may attend. Vicki Shaddix,
The Troup County branch of the NAACP holds a general membership meeting at 7 p.m. at the William Griggs Recreational Center.
Boy Scout Troop 10 meets at 7 p.m. in the Troup County Sportsman Building on Roanoke Road.
The Troup County Commission meets at 9 a.m. in the first-floor commission meeting room in the Government Center at 100 Ridley Ave.
Salvation Army Home League meets at noon at 806 Murphy Ave.
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 Troup County Republican Party meets at 7 p.m. at LaGrange Memorial Library.
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
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