LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Sept. 16, 2015
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Events: Greater Newhope Outreach Ministries, 821 New Franklin Road, hosts Revival services at 7 p.m. with a different guest speaker each night.
Leete Hill United Methodist Church, 810 Hamilton St., celebrates its annual Revival services at 7:30 p.m. with Dr. Curtis Green of Rock of Ages Missionary Baptist Church in Decatur is guest speaker.
Friendship Baptist Church, 101 Friendship St. in Hamilton, and Greater Peace Baptist Church of Columbus host their Eighth Annual Musical Workshop and Concert at 6:30 p.m. Monday to Friday. Workshop will cover basics, vocal training, choir techniques, introduction to new songs, praise and worship training, and the impact of a spiritual music ministry. A concert is 4 p.m Saturday at Friendship Baptist Church. Guest clinician is Psalmist Valencia Googer. Dondra Edwards, 706-888-4665; Arnethia Day, 706-887-0534
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
LaGrange Art Museum hosts Toddler Thursday for 3 to 5 year olds and an accompanying adult. Each class will introduce toddlers to art and the Museum through age-appropriate short stories, gallery activities and an art activity. Cost is $10 per child for members, or $12 for non-members. email@example.com, www.lagrangeartmuseum.org
Meetings: Toastmasters International meets 8 a.m. at Wingate by Wyndham on Wingate Terrace, off Greenville Road, in LaGrange.
The Troup County Board of Elections and Registration meets at 10 a.m. in the conference room of planning and zoning, suite 1300, at the Troup County Government Center, 100 Ridley Ave.
Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
A free memory support group for caregivers of those people suffering from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease meets at 5 p.m. at Vernon Woods Retirement Community. 706-812-2899
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 Sportsman’s Club meets at 6 p.m. at the clubhouse on Roanoke Road.
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
Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Events: God’s Bread Basket hosts a fundraiser garage sale 8 a.m.–1 p.m. at 202 Oak St., Hogansville. There will be a drawing for a new Bose portable CD player. Everyone who enters a $2 donation will have their name entered into a drawing for the item at 1 p.m. — winner does not have to be present. Ellen Davis, 706-884-9036; Sybil Cook Harrison, 706 977-8622
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.
Saint Peter’s Catholic Church, 200 Lafayette Parkway, hosts a yard sale 8 a.m.–noon. The yard sale benefits local outreach programs. Anyone interested in donating items for the sale or seeking more information may call 706-885-9388.
The Alzheimer’s Association hosts the Walk to End Alzheimer’s 9:30 a.m. at Vernon Woods Retirement Community, 101 Vernon Woods Drive off Vernon Street. Registration for the 2 mile walk is available at www.georgiawalk.org by selecting LaGrange from the list on the left of the page. Participants may also register at 8 a.m. the day of the walk. A ceremony at 9 a.m. precedes the event. Lindsey Richard, 706-587-5463 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jefferson Street Market featuring local wares and produce is 9:30 a.m. to noon at 625 Jefferson St.
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.
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
LaGrange Art Museum, 112 Lafayette Parkway, hosts the Celebrate Summer art show featuring the work of artists in the Visual Artists Alliance of LaGrange and local artist Sarah Swanson through Sept. 26. Also on display will be painted violins and cellos that were beyond repair from years of use and will be auctioned Sept. 17 to raise money for the LaGrange Symphony Orchestra Guild’s youth programs. The museum is open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Tuesday to Friday and 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Saturday. 706-882-3267