LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Sept. 25, 2015

Published 12:00 am Friday, September 25, 2015


Events: Paint the Town Pink is 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Lafayette Square and will feature the 10-mile, annual HOPE for a Day Walk to raise money for local breast cancer services. The walk begins at 8 a.m. and ends 12:15 p.m. on the square. Health events on the square include free clinical breast exams with vouchers for free mammograms to those who qualify, women’s health screenings and information on women’s wellness. Other activities include kids’ Zumba, fitness demonstrations, musical and dance performances and a raffle drawing.

Jefferson Street Market featuring local wares and produce is 9:30 a.m. to noon at 625 Jefferson St.

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: Welcome Baptist Church in the Redline Community hosts its 100th anniversary at 2:30 p.m. with speaker the Rev. Johnny Strickland of Macedonia Baptist Church in Grantville and Mount Zion in Corinth.

Thankful Baptist Church, 1195 Cannonville Road, hosts its third anniversary for pastor Adrian Smith at 3 p.m. with guest speaker Dr. Eddie F. Collier of Towaliga County Line Baptist Church in Jackson.

Living by Faith Worship Center, 1898 Greenville Road in LaGrange, celebrates its Elders’ Ministry at 3 p.m. Pastor Carlton May and Sylvester Baptist Church of Ellenwood will be guests.

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 preview of the 2016 3D Journeys lecture series, “Cuba: Connecting with People and Culture,” is 10 a.m. in the Dickson Assembly Room, Turner Hall, LaGrange College. Details of educational travel to Cuba planned for Spring 2016 will be available at the lecture. 706-880-8244;

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.

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., hosts a second free genealogy class 3–4:30 p.m. for those wanting to learn how to find the records needed to research information about their ancestors. Participants need to have participated in the first genealogy class. Registration is required. 706-882-7784 or

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., hosts a free computer class, “Google Docs,” 6–7:30 p.m. for those wanting to learn how to use the free online word processor, which requires a Google gmail account. Registration is required. 706-882-7784 or

Meetings: Troup County Board of Health meets at 8 a.m. in the board room of Troup County Health Department, 900 Dallis St., suite A.


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

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.