LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Jan. 15, 2016

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 15, 2016


Events: A clothing giveaway will be held at Friendship Baptist Church, 101 Friendship St. in Hamilton. Gently used clothes for the entire family will be given to those in need a.m.–noon. 706-628-5006 or 706-628-5027.

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

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: 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


Events: Unity in the Community hosts a march gathering 2:30 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce on Bull Street. It will travel down Lafayette Parkway to Calumet Village, where there will be speakers. In case of rain, the group will meet at William J. Griggs Recreation Center on Glenn Robertson Drive. Jennifer Lay, 678-478-0226

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: Smith Chapel United Methodist Church, 6225 Hopewell Church Road in Pine Mountain, will celebrate its Men’s Day at 2:30 p.m. The Rev. Jairo Gay and Louise United Methodist Church will 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: New Beginnings Baptist Church, 506 Ware St., hosts its Fifth Annual Celebration with Faith, Love and Hope Dr. Martin Luther King Birthday holiday program at 10:30 a.m., sponsored by Uplifting Your Faith-Bethesda Outreach Ministries. Guest speaker is pastor Michael Jackson. Soloists, dancers and praise teams will perform. Bishop R.L. Darden, 706-881-4762

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.

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 branch of the NAACP comemorates the annual birthday celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. 6 p.m. at Bethlehem Baptist Church, 1109 E. 10th St. in West Point.

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 Saturday. 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


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 two business days 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.