LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Nov. 20, 2015

Published 12:00 am Friday, November 20, 2015


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

Burks Chapel United Methodist Church’s promotion ministry hosts a free health fair 10 a.m.–2 p.m. at the church, 855 Burkes Chapel Road.

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.

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Churches: Smith Chapel United Methodist Church, 6225 Hopewell Church Road in Pine Mountain celebrates its voices of Smith Chapel Choir anniversary at 5 p.m. All Choirs, groups, soloists and everyone are welcome to attend.

Saturday, Sunday

The Choral Society of West Georgia hosts “A Concert of Praise and Thanksgiving,” the 10th annual concert is 7 p.m. Saturday and 5:30 p.m. Sunday at First Presbyterian Church on Broad Street.


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: Thankful Baptist Church, 1195 Cannonville Road in LaGrange, celebrates its Senior Choir Anniversary 11 a.m. with guest speaker the Rev. James Woods, Leete Hill Methodist Church.

Solomon Grove Missionary Baptist Church observes Family and Friends Day at 11 a.m. The Rev. Crawford Strozier is guest speaker.

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.


Pentecostal Community Church, 418 Revis St. in LaGrange, hosts a fellowship revival with guest speakers each night.


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, “Intro to iPad,” 6–7:30 p.m. for those who want to bring their own iPad and learn the basics. Registration is required. 706-882-7784 or



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 Saturday. 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.