LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — April 8, 2016
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: The Troup County Convention of the Western Union Missionary Baptist Association will be held at Solomon Grove Missionary Baptist Church at 10 a.m. Linda Strozier will be guest speaker.
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.
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: The Experimental Aircraft Organization meets at 6:30 a.m. at LaGrange-Callaway Airport.
Downtown LaGrange Development Authority Business and Economic Development meets at 2 p.m. at the LaGrange-Troup County Chamber of Commerce.
West Point City Council meets at 6 p.m. at City Hall.
The Troup County Brain Injury Support Group meets at 6:30 p.m. in the Clearview Chapel fellowship hall at 2101 S. Davis Road. Susan Blackburn, 706-302-1887
West Georgia Flyers Club meets at 6:30 p.m. All cyclists may attend. Vicki Shaddix,
The Troup County branch of the NAACP holds a general membership meeting at 7 p.m. at the William Griggs Recreational Center.
The Amputee Support Group of West Georgia and East Alabama meets 7 p.m. at the Women’s Health Center, 1802 Vernon Road, suite 200.
Churches: Warren Temple United Methodist Church, 614 E. Depot St., hosts prayer service at 7 p.m.
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.