LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — May 4, 2016
Published 12:00 am Wednesday, May 4, 2016
Events: God’s Breadbasket, a food pantry serving Hogansville residents, is open from 9 a.m.–noon.
The Interfaith Food Closet at 416 Pierce St. in LaGrange is open from 1–2:45 p.m. to help people in need of food. 706-882-9291
Line dance lessons are 1–2 p.m. at The Active Life at The Active Life center on Ragland Street.
Bridge games are open to the public at 2:15 and 5:30 p.m. at Bellevue. Cost is $10 per person per month. 706-882-9655
Troup County School System hosts a town hall meeting for information on the upcoming education special-purpose, local-option sales tax, or E-SPLOST, vote at 6 p.m., West Point Elementary School, 1706 East 12th St.
Beginner ballroom dance lessons for all ages are given 7–8 p.m. at The Active Life center on Ragland Street. 706-881-2734
Meetings: Toastmasters International meets 8 a.m. at Wingate by Wyndham on Wingate Terrace, off Greenville Road, in LaGrange.
West Point City Council meets for a work session at 8:15 a.m.
The Kiwanis Club of LaGrange meets at noon at Highland Country Club.
Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
Older Americans Sharing in Service, the senior adult group of Rosemont Baptist Church, meets at noon in the church fellowship hall.
Crime Stoppers meets at 6 p.m. in the LaGrange Police Department training room.
LaGrange Newcomers and Beyond, a women’s social club, meets at First Presbyterian Church on Broad Street at 6:30 p.m. There is a program, refreshments and a short business meeting.
The Sons of LaGrange Lodge No. 537, a Prince Hall affiliate, meets at 7:30 p.m. at the corner of Brown and Watson streets.
Churches: Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program, meets at 6 p.m. with a fellowship meal and worship at the welcome center of First Baptist Church on Church Street. 706-884-5631, 706-884-5631
Matthew 28 Community Fellowship in Pine Mountain hosts Life Group at 7 p.m. 706-663-4747
Events: The Active Life senior center at 140 Ragland St. offers oil painting classes at noon for all adults 55 and older. 706-883-1681
The Friends of the Library Mega Sale will be held at the LaGrange Memorial Library in the Frackler Room on Friday, noon–5 p.m., and, Saturday, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. There will be a “brown bag” sale Saturday, 2 p.m.–5 p.m., where customers pay $5 for all the books they can fit in the bag.
Meetings: The West Georgia chapter of Fort Valley State University Alumni meets at 10 a.m. at the William Griggs Recreation Center.
The Sickle Cell Support Group meets at 11 a.m. at Bradshaw-Chambers County Library at 3419 20th Ave. in Valley, Ala. Renata Buckner, 706-518-6035 or email@example.com
Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon and 6 p.m.
Peace by Piece Quilt Group meets at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church on the Square. Jane Taylor, 706-884-6323
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.
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
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.