LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Feb. 26, 2016

Published 12:00 am Friday, February 26, 2016


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

Defending America’s Defenders hosts its annual Cabin Fever R3vival fundraiser to help local veterans at Pine Mountain Resort on Hamilton Road, 5–11 p.m. Drinks, raffle items and auction. Bands include Eley Road Band, 7even Zero 6ixx and Barstool Prophets.

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

Churches: The mothers ministry of the Valley Grove Baptist Church, 126 Grady St., hosts its annual Red and White Tea at 3 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

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

Friendship Baptist Church presents the Twelve Tribes of Israel at 5 p.m. Fellowship supper follows presentation.


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, will host early service at 9 a.m.

Solomon Grove Missionary Baptist Church observes Black History Month with a program and an old fashioned dinner after morning worship service at 11 a.m.

Canaan Baptist Church, 5930 Mooty Bridge Road in Franklin, hosts Youth Day at 2 p.m. featuring Charles Flowers, associate athletic director of the Point University Skyhawks. Dinner will be served.

Burks Chapel United Methodist Church hosts Women’s Day at 2:30 p.m. Minister Sequita Freeman 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.


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, 115 Alford St., hosts a genealogy II course at 3 p.m. to teach participants to find family records. Must have attended genealogy I course. 706-882-7784,

LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., hosts an Internet II class at 6 p.m. to help participants search the Web and explore browser functions. Registration required. 706-882-7784,

Meetings: 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. This month features storyteller Donald Davis from the Azalea Storytelling Festival. Call 706-884-4635 or email to reserve a space.



LaGrange Art Museum’s First LaGrange Southeast Regional juried exhibition is underway and will be on display through April 2. The show features work by only Southeastern artists. LaGrange Art Museum is located at 112 Lafayette Parkway and is open Tuesday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Reach the museum at 706-882-3267.

Legacy Museum on Main, 136 Main St. in LaGrange, hosts the exhibit Lifting More Voices: Early Troup County Black History through Sept. 16. The museum is open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday to Friday and usually the first and third Saturdays of each month from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. To check Saturday openings or schedule a group visit, call 706-884-1828.


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.