LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 24, 2015

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 24, 2015


Events: 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.

Loyd Presbyterian Church at 550 Upper Glass Bridge Road hosts a farmers market across from the church 8-11 a.m. Fresh vegetables and homemade products; vendors welcome at no charge with those items. 706-594-4951

Faith Baptist Church hosts a free car wash for veterans and will accept donations from all others who get a car wash to fund the church’s Veterans of Faith Ministry. The car wash is 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Beechwood Furniture on Commerce Avenue.

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: Anointed by Faith Ministries, 1200 Fourth Ave. in LaGrange, hosts a free Citywide Barbecue 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. and will give away a limited amount of free bookbags. Tamela Williams, 706-402-2107; Randy Mays, 706-518-3595

Communion Fellowship, 934 Kelley St., hosts a healing convention at 6 p.m.

Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road, hosts An Evening of Musical Praise Extravaganza at 6 p.m.

Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road, hosts vacation Bible school confirmation week 6:15–8 p.m. All youths and adults invited.

Solomon Grove Missionary Baptist Church hosts Vacation Bible School from 6 to 8 each evening. Children and adults welcome.


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: Valley Grove Missionary Baptist Church observes its annual Men and Women Day program at 11 a.m. LaGrange Councilwoman Norma Tucker and minister Alfred Crowley will be featured speakers.

Solomon Grove Missionary Baptist Church hosts Youth Day at 11 a.m. Jacob Tucker will be guest speaker.

Thankful Baptist Church, 968 Cannonville Road, hosts its homecoming at 2 p.m. with pastor Riccardo Hill of Ferguson Chapel Baptist Church in McDonald as speaker. Dinner served.

Welcome Baptist Church in the Redline Community honors pastor J.R. Ware for his 43rd Pastor Anniversary and 50th year in ministry at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker is the Rev. Allen Simpson III of Canaan Baptist Church.

East Side Baptist Church, 1017 Mason St., hosts Youth Extravaganza at 3 p.m. Minister Jaylin Gates will bring the inspirational message.

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.


Events: 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.

Meetings: Troup County Board of Health meets at 8 a.m. in the board room of Troup County Health Department, 900 Dallis St., suite A.


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.

Listings for ‘In our community’ are presented for events happening in the next three-day period, space permitting. To submit an item, email it to, fax it to 706-243-6354 or drop it by our office at 105 Ashton St. Deadline for submissions is noon on the business day prior to the item’s earliest run date. For more information, call 706-884-7311, Ext. 2153. A weeklong listing appears in the weekend edition.