LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Aug. 20, 2015

Published 12:00 am Thursday, August 20, 2015


Events: A Sloppy Pigs Barbecue sack lunch to benefit CASA, court-appointed special advocates, for children is 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Pick up will be at 201 Ridley Ave., across from LaGrange City Hall. Cost is $8 per plate, which contains two barbecue sandwiches, chips and a brownie. Tickets available at the CASA office, 118 Ridley Ave., which may be contacted at 706-298-3634 or 706-845-8243.

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.


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.

The Troup High School class of 1960 hosts a 55-year reunion starting at 4 p.m. in the gym of Rosemont Baptist Church, 3794 Hamilton Road. Cost for dinner is $25 per person. Checks may be mailed to Robert Parker at PO Box 1508, LaGrange, GA, 30241. 706-884-1700

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: 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: Central Baptist Church, 506 Hamilton St. in LaGrange, celebrates the second pastoral anniversary of the Rev. Michael Stevenson and first lady Jean Stevenson at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Shandor Calloway of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church in Lanett, Ala. Diane Gatson, 706-882-4439

Solomon Grove Baptist Church, 1 Fulton St. in LaGrange, celebrates its choir anniversary at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Demonte Johnson and Fellowship Baptist Church of Greenville.

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.


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

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.