LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Jan. 29, 2016

Published 12:00 am Friday, January 29, 2016


Events: Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain hosts the 30th Southern Gardening Symposium, a premiere gardening event featuring optional pre-conference workshops; a gardening marketplace; a silent auction; and speakers including C. Colston Burrell, Dr. Michael Dirr, Vince Dooley, Dr. Larry Mellichamp, June Mays, Mary Beth Shaddix, Dr. Arlie Powell, Carol Reese and Dr. Doug Tallamy. Fee is $259 per person.


Events: 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 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.


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, celebrates Youth Day at 11 a.m. with speaker the Rev. R L. Ward.

Eastside Baptist Church, 1016 Mason St. in LaGrange, hosts a celebration of family and friends at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. James Alexandar as guest speaker. Dinner will be served.

Stoval Baptist Church, 14 Hardy St. in Greenville, hosts a singing at 6 p.m. Guest singers are Grace Abounds (the Smith family). Eloise Maddox, 706-882-2386; Billy Allen, 706-663-2350 or 706-957-5876


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.

Meetings: Hogansville City Council meets at 7 p.m. at City Hall.

Reservations are due for the Thursday Lunch Club, which meets at noon in the fellowship hall of First United Methodist Church on Thursday. Cost is $6 per person. Call 706-884-4635 or email to reserve a space.


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.