LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 28, 2015

Published 12:00 am Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Today–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 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, 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.