LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Oct. 1, 2015

Published 12:00 am Thursday, October 1, 2015


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

Junior Service League hosts a preview sale for its 41st annual Attic Sale 6–8 p.m. at the old Westbrook Tire building on Main Street. Admission is $5 for the preview sale.

Meetings: The Troup County Commission meets for a work session at 9 a.m. in the Commissioners’ conference room on the third floor of the Government Center.

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


Events: The Antique Automobile Club of America, Georgia/Alabama Region, will hold its 34th Annual Antique Auto Meet from 9 a.m.–2 p.m. at LaGrange Mall, 1501 Lafayette Parkway. Door prizes, money tree drawing, people’s choice awards and 50/50 raffle on tap. Proceeds to benefit St. Jude Children’s Hospital and the Troup County Homeless Coalition. Registration is $15 per car in advance; $20 the day of show. 706-333-0668.

Junior Service League of LaGrange hosts its annual attic sale at the old Westbrook Tire building, 308 Main St. in LaGrange. Early admission at 8 a.m. is $5. General admission 8:30 a.m.–1 p.m. is $1.

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

Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain hosts “Marvelous Monarchs” 10 a.m.–12:30 p.m. at the Lily Classroom in the Callaway Discovery Center. Attendees can learn about the monarch butterfly’s life cycle, flight and details of the migratory journey. Class includes a visit to the Day Butterfly Center outdoor garden for tips on how to attract Monarchs. Fee is $25 per guest; $22.50 per annual passholder.

Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library hosts the First Saturday Book Sale 10 a.m.–2 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Book Shop at the library on Alford Street.

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.

The West Georgia chapter of Fort Valley State University Alumni meets at 10 a.m. at the William Griggs Recreation Center.

The Sickle Cell Support Group meets at 11 a.m. at Bradshaw-Chamber County Library at 3419 20th Ave. in Valley, Ala. Renata Buckner, 706-518-6035 or

Peace by Piece Quilt Group meets at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church on the Square. Jane Taylor, 706-884-6323

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

Faith Temple Church of Deliverance, 221 Edgewood Ave. in LaGrange, A Night of Praise and Worship at 5 p.m. with special guests Troup County Community Choria dn The Allen Project of Carrollton.


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: 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.

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.