LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Aug. 14, 2015
Published 12:00 am Friday, August 14, 2015
Bethlehem Temple Church of LaGrange, 397 Whitesville St., hosts its 36th anniversary 7:30 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, on Saturday at 10 a.m. during Bible class and noon during midday service, and Sunday during 11 a.m. service.
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.
Guardians Riding Club and Guardians Jeep Club host the third annual Tommy Brooks Ride for motorcycles and Jeeps starting 3 p.m. from the Guardians Barn, 23 Gordon Road in LaGrange. Registration is 1 p.m.; cost is $20 per vehicle. Raffles, entertainment and food after the ride. Funds go toward Christmas presents for youth. Troy Evans, 678-215-3023; Joseph Doss, 706-298-1266; or Jay Freeman, 706-594-7756
The Active Life wellness center, 140 Ragland St., hosts dancing 7–10 p.m. with Jimmy Smith and New River Band. Cost is $5 per person. Adults of all ages welcome.
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: Bowen East District, 1319 Magnolia Road Lanett, Ala., hosts Ministry’s Wives Special Effort Program at 11 a.m. with guest speaker pastor Lonnie Walls.
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
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: Smith Chapel United Methodist Church, 6225 Hopewell Church Road in Pine Mountain, celebrates its annual Homecoming at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Edward Landrum bringing the message.
Rocky Mount Baptist Church, 515 Hillcrest Road near Hogansville, observes its annual Homecoming at 2 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. J.C. Strickland and Mount Zion and New Macedonia Baptist Church.
Canaan Baptist Church, 5930 Mooty Bridge Road in LaGrange, hosts Homecoming at 2 p.m. with guest pastor the Rev. C.W. Howell of Mount Zion Baptist Church in Hamilton.
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 West Georgia Health Board of Trustees meets at 5:15 p.m. in the Board Room of West Georgia Medical Center.
The Troup County Board of Education meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Administrative Services Center at 100 N. Davis Road.
The Troup County Democratic Party committee meets at 6 p.m. at Roger’s BBQ in Hogansville, 1863 E. Main St.
Troup County Association of Beekeepers meets at 7 p.m. at the Ag Building on Hamilton Road. Meetings are open to anyone interested in beekeeping. UGA Cooperative Extension, 706-883-1675 or Terry, 706-882-2493
Churches: Rocky Mount Baptist Church, 515 Hillcrest Road near Hogansville, hosts Revival services at 7 p.m. with a different guest pastor each night.
Smith Chapel United Methodist Church, 6225 Hopewell Church Road in Pine Mountain, hosts Revival services at 7 p.m. with a different guest preacher each night.
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 Sunday 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.