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LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 25–26, 2015

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Saturday

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.

Greater Newhope Outreach Ministries, 821 New Franklin Road, hosts Praise Night 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.

Sunday

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.

Monday

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.

Tuesday

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

Western line dance lessons are 1 p.m. at The Active Life on Ragland Street. Cost is $5. Betty Cook, 706-882-1955

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

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

Salvation Army Home League meets at noon at 806 Murphy Ave.

LaGrange City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. in the council chamber/courtroom at 208 Ridley Ave.

American Legion Post 75 meets at 6 p.m. at The Active Life center on Ragland Street.

The LaGrange Shufflers meet at the Active Life center at 140 Ragland St. for regular square, round and line dances from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Cost to dance is $6. 706-812-4974

Tuesday–Sunday

Eagles Nest Cathedral, 1306 E 10th St. in West Point, celebrates 25 years of ministry at 7:30 p.m. Guest speakers include bishop James Fears of Opelika, Ala., Dr. Bertha Hodge of Valley, Ala., bishop Zebedee Dowtin of Brooklyn, N.Y., and Dr. Connie Stewart of Houston, Texas.

Wednesday

Events: Preschool story time at LaGrange Memorial Library is at 10:30 a.m. and includes stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft time. 706-882-7784

The “Every Hero Has a Story” themed Summer Reading Program is 2 p.m. at LaGrange Memorial Library with a special guest. This week is the final program for 2015.

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

A bereavement support group meets 11 a.m. at Hospice LaGrange.

Churches: Callaway Baptist Church hosts service and classes at 7 p.m.

Thursday

Events: God’s Breadbasket, a food pantry serving Hogansville residents, is open from 9 a.m.–noon.

The Interfaith Food Closet at 416 Pierce St. in LaGrange is open from 1–2:45 p.m. to help people in need of food. 706-882-9291

Bridge games are open to the public at 2:15 and 5:30 p.m. at Bellevue. Cost is $10 per person per month. 706-882-9655

Beginner ballroom dance lessons for all ages are given 7:30–8:30 p.m. at the Active Life center on Ragland Street. 706-884-5857

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

The CAFI Board of Trustees convenes for a called meeting 3:30 p.m. at the CAFI administrative office, 1380 Lafayette Parkway in LaGrange.

Churches: 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, 706-884-5631

Matthew 28 Community Fellowship in Pine Mountain hosts Life Group at 7 p.m. 706-663-4747

Friday

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

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

Churches: First Baptist Church of Hogansville will offer a free screening of movie “Do You Believe?” at 7 p.m. The movie tells the story of a pastor shaken by the visible faith of an old street-corner preacher. Childcare will be provided for children up to the 4 years old. 706 637-8731 or fbchogansville@att.net

Friday, Saturday

Friendship Baptist Church, 101 Friendship St. in Hamilton, hosts a Youth Lock-In and Back 2 School Bash for ages 7 to 18 starting 6 p.m. Friday and ending 7:30 a.m. Saturday. Cost is $2 per child.

Ongoing

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 mstrother@lagrangenews.com, 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.