LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — April 7, 2016

Published 12:00 am Thursday, April 7, 2016


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

The Active Life senior center at 140 Ragland St. offers oil painting classes at noon for all adults 55 and older. 706-883-1681

Moonlight Ballroom Dance Club of LaGrange hosts a beginner samba lesson at 7 p.m. and dance at 8 p.m. at Lafayette Christian School Gym, 1904 Hamilton Road in LaGrange. Visitor couples are welcome at $20 per couple. Attire is smart casual. 706-881-2734

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon and 6 p.m.


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

A mystery dinner/theater which will be held at Advent Lutheran Church, 1416 Vernon St., at 6 p.m. Proceeds from the event will benefit the LaGrange Miracle League, which will build a special baseball field for handicapped children. Tickets are $25 per person for the catered spaghetti dinner and “Kidnapped: A Chocolate Whodunit.” Tickets are $10 for carry-out only. Either must be purchased in advance by calling 706-882-0130.

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

National Alliance on Mental Illness support group meeting is canceled for April.

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.

Alpha Xi chapter of Omega Psi Phi fraternity meets at 5 p.m. at the 100 Black Men of West Georgia Resource Center on Union Street.

Churches: Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road in LaGrange, hosts its 135th church anniversary at 2 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. James Woods of Leete Hill United Methodist Church.

Faith Believers Ministries, 210 Handley St., hosts its 10th pastoral celebration at 2:30 p.m. Special guests are pastor Lonnie Walls and Smyrna Baptist Church.

Central Baptist Church hosts its homecoming at 2:30 p.m. with the Rev. Stafford Dudley of Mount Sinai Baptist Church in Newnan as guest.

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.



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.