Jill Philips: Student, Teacher and Painter with the Visual Artists Alliance of LaGrange and Donna Jackson, iron works artist, runs until Saturday at LaGrange Art Museum. The exhibit combines the giant garden insects of metal worker Jackson with the out-of-door artistry of Philips, and showcases local talent from the VAAL. Works are available to purchase with proceeds benefitting LAM. Admission is free. Opening reception is Sept. 7 from 7 to 9 p.m with a private VIP curator’s circle reception at 6 p.m.
The Journey - Connections art exhibit will be at the Cochran Gallery on the Square beginning Thursday and running until Oct. 26. The exhibit contains “quilts” of canvas created in collaboration with or inspired by someone’s cancer journey. Each piece is accompanied by an essay explaining its meaning.
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 12:30 p.m. at the Active Life, 140 Ragland St. Tai chi is a slow-moving martial art improving balance, coordination and relaxation. Call Holly at 706-883-1618 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
New Community Church hosts Career Connect, a free job search assistance and networking event, at 5:30 p.m. with representatives from the Department of Labor Career Center, Troup County Works, staffing agencies, businesses and industries.
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
The LaGrange Woman’s Club Fall Fashion Show and luncheon is noon at First Methodist Church. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased by calling 706-884-1832. Proceeds from the show are used for the upkeep of Bellevue.
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
Vendors sell fresh produce, cheeses, honey, boiled peanuts and other items at Callaway Gardens Farmer’s Market from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Gardens’ Robin Lake Beach in Pine Mountain. Admission is free to the market through the beach entrance.
Rehearsals for the LaGrange Civic Chorale are from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the Troup High School chorus room. email@example.com, 706-882-2734
LaGrange Serenity Groups and Al-Anon meet at 7 p.m. at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.
The Lunch Bunch Alateen Family Group meets at noon at Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St.
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
St. Paul CME Church, 250 Lower Glass Bridge Road, hosts Bible study 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 movie night from 7 to 9 p.m. Sylvia Cameron, 706-402-6670
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