LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — May 19, 2016
Published 12:00 am Thursday, May 19, 2016
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
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.
Keep Troup Beautiful hosts its Great American Cleanup wrap-up event 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Chamber plaza in downtown LaGrange. The first 100 people will receive an event T-shirt. There will be a “tire amnesty” bin at the Westbrook Tire site to deposit non-commercial used tires.
The second Annual Fishing Tournament benefiting The Emmaus Shelter in memory of Jimmy Edge will be held on West Point Lake at Highland Marina. Blast off is at safe light with the first weigh in at 3 p.m. A first place prize is guaranteed for $1,200. Contact Ken Bearden at 706-884-0494 or at Highland Marina in person. Registration is $110.
The Active Life wellness center, 140 Ragland St., hosts dancing 7–10 p.m. with Jimmy Smith and New River Band. Cost is $5 per person. Adults of all ages welcome.
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
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: Leete Hill United Methodist Church hosts its annual Women’s Day Program at 2:30 p.m. Guest speaker will be minister Elnora Hicks Copeland with the theme “More Precious than Rubies.” Dinner served.
Welcome Baptist Church in the Red Line Community hosts its Senior and Junior Usher Anniversary at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Fredrick Stanley of Zion Rest Baptist Church in Valley, Ala.
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.