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
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.
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.
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
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 Troup High School Alumni Association hosts a truck raffle and barbecue lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Troup High, 1920 Hamilton Road. Raffle tickets are $5, which benefits the association, and barbecue plates are $8.
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.
The Troup High Thespians open their spring musical, “Once on this Island,” a calypso-flavored re-telling of “The Little Mermaid,” Sunday at 3 p.m. with additional performances on Monday and Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. in the THS Fine Arts Auditorium. Directed by THS theatre teacher Carol Cain with musical direction by Bettie Biggs and Eve McKibben, the production features 39 Troup High students and Franklin Forest third grader Kylie Wilson in the role of Little Ti Moune.
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.
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.
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
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.
A Girl Scout leader meeting is at 6:30 p.m. at St. Peter’s Catholic Church on Lafayette Parkway. 706-957-0948
Boy Scout Troop 10 meets at 7 p.m. in the Troup County Sportsman Building on Roanoke Road.
Mount Beulah Baptist Church hosts a pre-anniversary fellowship revival for pastor and sister W. C. Thornton at 7 p.m. 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., 819 New Franklin Road, Suite D, presents “Perfecting the Saints for Ministry Conference” at 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be apostle Eugene Florence of Eufaula, Ala.
True Life Christian Ministry, 500 S. Lee St., hosts Feeding America’s Hungry from 4 to 6:30 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.
Callaway Baptist Church hosts discipleship training, youth and children’s classes at 5 p.m.
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