LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Aug. 1–2, 2015
Published 12:00 am Saturday, August 1, 2015
Events: Emma’s Attic at Emmaus Shelter, 321 Greenville St., hosts an all-day yard sale to benefit the homeless served by the shelter. A $3 bag sale.
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
Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library hosts the First Saturday Book Sale 10 a.m.–2 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Book Shop at the library on Alford Street.
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.
The West Georgia chapter of Fort Valley State University Alumni meets at 10 a.m. at the William Griggs Recreation Center.
The Sickle Cell Support Group meets at 11 a.m. at Bradshaw-Chamber County Library at 3419 20th Ave. in Valley, Ala. Renata Buckner, 706-518-6035 or email@example.com
Peace by Piece Quilt Group meets at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church on the Square. Jane Taylor, 706-884-6323
Eagles Nest Cathedral, 1306 E 10th St. in West Point, celebrates 25 years of ministry at 7:30 p.m. with guest speakers.
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: Mount Beulah Baptist Church, 254 Gordon Road, celebrates its Homecoming at 10 a.m. Speaker will be Pastor W. C. Thornton.
Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church, 170 Pleasant Grove Church Road, hosts Homecoming service at 11 a.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Larry Bird. Fellowship meal to follow.
Harrisonville Baptist Church, 2885 Highway 54 W. in Hogansville, hosts Homecoming service at 11 a.m. Mark Peak brings the message with singing by Spirit Filled Ministries.
Mount Zion Baptist Church, 420 E. Mount Zion Church Road off Towns Road, hosts its annual Homecoming services at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Van Shrieves and 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Johnny Beasley.
Eastside Baptist Church, 1016 Mason St., hosts its annual Missionary Day at 3 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Bertha Hodge of O.H. Ministries in Lanett, Ala.
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.
Wehadkee Baptist Church, 915 Abbottsford Road, hosts its Homecoming service at 6 p.m. Nothing But Grace will perform.
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: Hogansville City Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall.
Reservations are due for the Thursday Lunch Club, which meets at noon in the fellowship hall of First United Methodist Church on Thursday. Cost is $6 per person. Call 706-884-4635 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve a space.
Churches: Wehadkee Baptist Church, 915 Abbottsford Road, hosts revival services at 7 p.m. with a guest pastor each night.
Harrisonville Baptist Church, 2885 Highway 54 W. in Hogansville, hosts a camp meeting at 7 p.m. Singing by Chelsea Brazeal, Jamie Duran, Brian Pitts and others.
Mount Zion Baptist Church, 420 E. Mount Zion Church Road off Towns Road, hosts Revival services at 7 p.m. with a guest pastor each night.
Churches: Mount Beulah Baptist Church, 254 Gordon Road, hosts its annual Revival services at 7 p.m. with guest pastors each night.
Churches: Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1111 E. 10th St. in West Point, hosts its annual revival services at 7 p.m. with guest speaker Dr. Frank E. Ray Sr.
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
The American Red Cross holds a blood drive from 12:30 to 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church on Broad Street in LaGrange.
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: The Troup County Commission meets at 9 a.m. in the first-floor commission meeting room in the Government Center at 100 Ridley Ave.
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.
The Troup High School Band Boosters meet at 6 p.m. in the band room.
Hogansville’s Community Watch committee meets at 6 p.m. at the city police department at 117 Lincoln St.
Xi Epsilon Gamma meets at 7 p.m. at a member’s house.
The Union Lodge No. 28 F&AM meets at 7 p.m. at the lodge hall on Hogansville Road.
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
The Five Star Social Club meets from 8 to 9 p.m. at a member’s house.
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
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: Bethesda Outreach Ministry hosts a feeding the hungry event at 104 Young’s Mill Road at 11 a.m.
Callaway Baptist Church hosts service and classes at 7 p.m.
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: Toastmasters International meets 8 a.m. at Wingate by Wyndham on Wingate Terrace, off Greenville Road, in LaGrange.
West Point City Council meets for a work session at 8:15 a.m.
The executive board of the LaGrange Woman’s Club meets at 10 a.m. at Bellevue.
Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
The Kiwanis Club of LaGrange meets at noon at Highland Country Club.
Older Americans Sharing in Service, the senior adult group of Rosemont Baptist Church, meets at noon in the church fellowship hall.
Crime Stoppers meets at 6 p.m. in the LaGrange Police Department training room.
Community Action For Improvement meets at 6:30 p.m. in the CAFI central office.
The Sons of LaGrange Lodge No. 537, a Prince Hall affiliate, meets at 7:30 p.m. at the corner of Brown and Watson streets.
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
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
Downtown LaGrange Development Authority hosts a summer concert and movie 7–11 p.m. on Lafayette Square with free live music and showing of the 2014 “Annie” movie at dusk. www.downtownlagrange.com, 706-298-4534
Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
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.