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LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Sept. 26-27, 2015

LaGrange College hosts a preview of the 2016 3D Journeys lecture series, ‘Cuba: Connecting with People and Culture,’ 10 a.m. Monday in the Dickson Assembly Room, Turner Hall. Shown are 3D Journeys committee member Judy Boggus, bottom, joins Cuba lecturers Arya Alami, Don Livingston and Amanda Plumlee around a 1955-57 Pontiac Star Chief. Many of the cars in Cuba are at least 50 years old because of the former trade ban with the U.S. Not pictured is Oliver Greene, who will speak on Cuban music.

http://lagrangenews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/37/2015/09/web1_WEB09213DJourneys1.jpgLaGrange College hosts a preview of the 2016 3D Journeys lecture series, ‘Cuba: Connecting with People and Culture,’ 10 a.m. Monday in the Dickson Assembly Room, Turner Hall. Shown are 3D Journeys committee member Judy Boggus, bottom, joins Cuba lecturers Arya Alami, Don Livingston and Amanda Plumlee around a 1955-57 Pontiac Star Chief. Many of the cars in Cuba are at least 50 years old because of the former trade ban with the U.S. Not pictured is Oliver Greene, who will speak on Cuban music.

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Saturday

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

Sunday

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.

Monday

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; 3DJourneys@lagrange.edu

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 www.thrl.org

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 www.thrl.org

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.

Tuesday

Events: Advanced Tai Chi for Health class is 11:45 a.m. at The Active Life, 140 Ragland St. Tai chi is a slow-moving martial art improving balance, coordination and relaxation. Call The Active Life at 706-883-1681 to register.

The Active Life senior center at 140 Ragland St. offers oil painting classes at noon for all adults 55 and older. 706-883-1681

Western line dance lessons are 1 p.m. at The Active Life on Ragland Street. Cost is $5. Betty Cook, 706-882-1955

The Interfaith Food Closet at 416 Pierce St. in LaGrange is open from 1 to 2:45 p.m. to help people in need of food. 706-882-9291

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Salvation Army Home League meets at noon at 806 Murphy Ave.

The LaGrange Shufflers meet at the Active Life center at 140 Ragland St. for regular square, round and line dances from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Cost to dance is $6. 706-812-4974

Wednesday

Events: Story time for pre-schoolers at is 10:30 a.m. at Hogansville Public Library, 600 E. Main St. 706-637-6230

Preschool story time at LaGrange Memorial Library is at 10:30 a.m. and includes stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft time. 706-882-7784

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

A bereavement support group meets 11 a.m. at Hospice LaGrange.

Churches: Callaway Baptist Church hosts service and classes at 7 p.m.

Thursday

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 7–8 p.m. at the Active Life center on Ragland Street. 706-881-2734

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

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

Friday

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.

Ongoing

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 mstrother@lagrangenews.com, 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.