LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — June 25, 2015

Published 12:00 am Thursday, June 25, 2015


Events: The Active Life senior center at 140 Ragland St. offers oil painting classes at noon for all adults 55 and older. 706-883-1681

Red, White & Blue Friday is 7-11 p.m. on Lafayette Square in downtown LaGrange with a picnic, concert and free movie. A patriotic musical program by the Community Orchestra is on tap with competitions for best decorated picnic table and the annual food eating contests. At dusk is a free showing of “Seabiscuit.”, 706-298-4534

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.


Teaver Road Baptist Church hosts Summer Camp TRUST 2015, “The Amazing Race.” TRBC will host an overnight weekend kids camp at Camp Pioneer at the Georgia Sheriffs’ Pineland Campus, 2048 Youngs Mill Road. Cost is $35 per child. Registration forms and information are available at the TRBC office, 706-882-5774 or


Events: Teach a Child to Fish, a fishing clinic for youth and benefit tournament, is 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Pyne Road Park. 754-214-6610

Market on Main is in the parking lot at East Depot and Main streets, next to Carmike Cinemas LaGrange 10, from 8 to 10 a.m. Local growers and vendors offer produce, plants, various food and handmade items for sale.

Community Action For Improvement Inc. hosts food and fun at 1380 Lafayette Parkway from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. . 706-884-2651

Krawfish for Kids, featuring Louisiana-based food, children’s activities and raffles with music by Charlie Muncaster, is 5 p.m. at Nutwood Plantation. Benefits Boys and Girls Club of West Georgia and the Southern Food Alliance. For tickets, go to and search for Krawfish for Kids. Spencer Ellen, or 706-333-0061

Musicians, dancers, actors and storytellers host “Photographs and Memories,” at at 7:30 p.m. The benefit show for long-time Lafayette Society for Performing Arts photographer George Czarnonycz, who suffers from multiple sclerosis, will help his family purchase a handicap-accessible van. Tickets are $25 and may be purchased from the LSPA by calling 706-882-9909.

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Churches: 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 

Valley Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 126 Grady St., presents The Full Armor of God at 6 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday

Threats Grove Baptist Young Adult Choir celebrates its anniversary at 6 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. Sunday at Threats Grove Baptist Church, 192 Rosemont Road. All choir groups and soloists are invited to render a selection.


Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 10 a.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Grief Share, a support group for people grieving the loss of someone close, meets at 3 p.m. at Cedarcrest Community Church, 2380 Roanoke Road. 706-882-6327

Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program, meets at 3 p.m. at Hogansville First Baptist Church.

Churches: Rocky Mount Baptist Church hosts a 124th church anniversary at 2 p.m. with guests the Rev. George Strozier and Threats Grove Baptist Church.

Solomon Grove Missionary Baptist Church observes its 95th church anniversary at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Titus Roberson, pastor of Mount Venus Baptist Church, will be the guest speaker.

Warren Temple United Methodist Church, 416 E. Depot St., hosts Family and Friends Day at 2:30 p.m. with guest the Rev. Michael Jackson and Confidence Missionary Baptist Church.

Welcome Baptist Church in the Redline community hosts a homecoming celebration at 2:30 p.m. with pastor Travis Leonard of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Franklin.

Arbor Grove Baptist Church, 200 Brown St., hosts a program entitled God’s Precious Children at 3 p.m. with children’s singing and worship. The Rev. Lovett Thornton is guest speaker.

Bishop Donald F. Lancaster and Living by Faith Worship Center, 1898 Greenville Road, celebrates their seventh church anniversary at 3 p.m. Dr. Curtis Green and Rock of Ages Missionary Baptist Church of Atlanta will be the guests.

Prevailing Word Ministries, 6135 Warm Springs Highway in Warm Springs, hosts its seventh pastor’s anniversary in honor of Bishop Jerome and pastor Shanta Trammell at 3:30 p.m.

Living by Faith Worship Center, 1898 Greenville Road, celebrates its seventh church anniversary at 3 p.m. Pastor Curtis Green and Rock of Ages Missionary Baptist Church of Atlanta are guests.

Callaway Baptist Church hosts discipleship training, youth and children’s classes at 5 p.m.

Uplifting Your Faith Ministries, 104 Youngs Mill Road, hosts spiritual counseling/healing at 5 p.m. with Bishop R.L. Darden.


Cedarcrest Community Church, 2380 Roanoke Road, hosts vacation Bible school Journey Off the Map. Children in K4 through 12th grade are admitted free. Event begins 5:45 p.m. with dinner and finish at 9 each night.


Legacy Museum on Main hosts West Point Lake at 40 Years, a collaboration with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Chattahoochee Riverkeeper through Sept. 10, exploring the history of the lake and its impact on life in the county. Legacy Museum on Main, 136 Main St., is open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Monday to Friday and 10 a.m.–4 p.m. Saturday. 706-884-1828

The exhibit Our County Collects runs through Aug. 15 at LaGrange Art Museum, 112 Lafayette Parkway. The museum is open Tuesday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 706-882-3267.