LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Aug. 6, 2015
Published 12:00 am Friday, August 7, 2015
Area branches of the NAACP host teach-ins 7 p.m. daily at First United Methodist Church in LaGrange, 401 Broad St., as part of the Journey for Justice march from Selma, Ala., to Washington, D.C. Topics are a community mass meeting on Friday, economic justice on Saturday, voting rights on Sunday and legislation on Monday. Teach-ins are free and open to the public.
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.
God’s Breadbasket, a food pantry serving Hogansville residents, is open 9 a.m.–noon.
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 National Alliance on Mental Illness Family hosts support groups for those with a mental illness and for their family and friends at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 Broad St. in LaGrange, led by trained facilitators. 706-594-4714
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
Events: Positive Contributions, West Georgia STAR and The Connector host Hair Cutz 4 Kidz 2015 from 1 to 5 p.m. at the William Griggs Recreation Center, 716 Glenn Robertson Drive in LaGrange. Free food, games and activities also on tap.
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.
Alpha Xi chapter of Omega Psi Phi fraternity meets at 5 p.m. at the 100 Black Men of West Georgia Resource Center on Union Street.
Churches: Friendship Baptist Church, 101 Friendship St. in Hamilton, hosts Homecoming/Family & Friends Day Worship Service at 10:45 a.m.
Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road, hosts Homecoming at noon.
Sweet Home Missionary Baptist Church in Five Points, Ala., hosts Homecoming at 2 p.m. CST with guest the Rev. John Flournoy.
Rising Grove Missionary Baptist Church hosts Homecoming services at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker is Kenneth Bailey, pastor of White Grove Baptist Church in Senoia.
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: The Experimental Aircraft Organization meets at 6:30 a.m. at LaGrange-Callaway Airport.
Downtown LaGrange Development Authority Business and Economic Development meets at 2 p.m. at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce.
West Point City Council meets at 6 p.m. at City Hall.
The Troup County Brain Injury Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Clearview Chapel fellowship hall at 2101 S. Davis Road. Susan Blackburn, 706-302-1887
West Georgia Flyers Club meets at 6:30 p.m. All cyclists may attend. Vicki Shaddix, http://www.westgeorgiaflyers.org/contactus.html
The Troup County branch of the NAACP holds a general membership meeting at 7 p.m. at the William Griggs Recreational Center.
The Amputee Support Group of West Georgia and East Alabama meets 7 p.m. at the Women’s Health Center, 1802 Vernon Road, suite 200.
Churches: Warren Temple United Methodist Church, 614 E. Depot St., hosts prayer service at 7 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.