LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Nov. 13, 2015

Published 12:00 am Friday, November 13, 2015


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

God’s Breadbasket, a food pantry serving Hogansville residents, is open 9 a.m.–noon.

Meetings: The National Alliance on Mental Illness Family hosts support groups for those with a mental illness and for their family and friends at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 Broad St. in LaGrange, led by trained facilitators. 706-594-4714

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

Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program, meets at 3 p.m. at Hogansville First Baptist Church.

Churches: Canaan Baptist Church, 5930 Mooty Bridge Road in LaGrange, hosts Pastor’s Appreciation Day for the Rev. Allen and JoAnn Simpson with services at 11 a.m. with the Rev. Joannie Baskerville and 2 p.m. with the Rev. Reuben Simpson.

Mount Beulah Baptist Church hosts its annual Women’s Day at 2:30 p.m. Guest minister is Connie Neal and church Leverette Hill Baptist of Warm Springs.

True Love Missionary Baptist Church celebrates its sixth year Missionary Anniversary at 2:30 p.m. with special guest church Solomon Grove Baptist and pastor Crawford Strozier.

Ward Chapel CME Church, 140 North St. in LaGrange, hosts its annual Family and Friends Day program at 3 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Sequita Freeman of Immanuel Ministries.

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.

Turnaround Christian Center, 3028 West Point Road, hosts A Night of Music and Ministry with The Shepherds from Sandersville at 6 p.m. A love offering will be taken


Events: A beginner scrapbook class is offered at the Active Life Center on Ragland Street at 1 p.m. There is no cost for the class. A registration form and supply list can be picked up at the center.

LaGrange Memorial Library hosts a free computer class, “Internet II,” 3–5 p.m. for those wanting to do more searches on the Internet and explore features of the browser. Registration is required. 706-882-7784 or

LaGrange Memorial Library hosts a free genealogy class, “Genealogy II,” 5:30–7:30 p.m. for those wanting to learn how and where to find the records that tell their ancestors’ stories — marriage, birth, death, military and others. Prerequisite: “Genealogy I.” Registration is required. 706-882-7784 or

The Troup County Board of Education meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Administrative Services Center at 100 N. Davis Road.

Meetings: The West Georgia Health Board of Trustees meets 5:15 p.m. in the Board Room of West Georgia Medical Center.

The Troup County Democratic Party committee meets 3 p.m. at the Williams J. Griggs Center, 716 Glenn Robertson Drive in LaGrange.

Troup County Association of Beekeepers meets 7 p.m. at the Ag Building on Hamilton Road. Meetings are open to anyone interested in beekeeping. UGA Cooperative Extension, 706-883-1675 or Terry, 706-882-2493



LaGrange Art Museum presents the exhibition Mirror Mirror through Jan. 16. in partnership with Hills & Dales for a year-long celebration of the 100th anniversary of the Callaway family home. Featuring portraiture mirroring portraiture, the exhibit takes a look at portraiture across centuries and cultures, and will include some Troup County residents. LaGrange Art Museum, 112 Lafayette Parkway, is open Tuesday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. 706-882-3267

809 Gallery of Art, 809 Hill St. in LaGrange, hosts an International Exhibition, a show featuring works in a variety of media by artists from around the world, starting Saturday and running through Nov. 21. An opening reception is Oct. 24 at 6 p.m. with musical guest Angela Hutchins. The gallery is open 9 a.m.–5 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, 9 a.m.–1 p.m. Saturday, and Monday by appointment. 706-845-8500,

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.