LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — June 8, 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 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
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: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
The LaGrange Woman’s Club meets at Bellevue at 204 Ben Hill St. Social hour is at 11 a.m., and the meeting is at noon.
The Kiwanis Club of LaGrange meets at noon at Highland Country Club.
The executive board of the LaGrange Woman’s Club meets at noon at Bellevue with a social at 11 a.m.
Vernon Woods Memory Support Group meets at 5 p.m. at Vernon Woods Retirement Community, 101 Vernon Wood Drive. 706-812-2899
Troup County Master Gardeners meet at 7 p.m. at the Troup County Agriculture Building on Vulcan Materials Road.
LaGrange chapter No. 474 Order of the Eastern Star meets at 7:30 p.m. at the Lodge Hall on Watson and Brown streets.
Elm City Lodge #544 F&AM meets at 7:30 p.m. at the lodge hall on Wilburn Avenue with supper at 6:30 p.m. All master Masons welcome.
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: God’s Breadbasket, a food pantry serving Hogansville residents, is open 9 a.m.–noon.
Jefferson Street Market featuring local wares and produce is 9:30 a.m. to noon at 625 Jefferson St.
J. Emanuel Helping Hands Foundation presents its inaugural Kids and Family Community Fun Day on Lafayette Square from noon to 5 p.m. Free and open to the public. Face painting, food, games and competitions. Wanda Thomas, 706-402-0443; Melsnease Render, 706-407-3566
Warren Temple United Methodist Church sponsors the LaGrange Area Men Cooking event at 5 p.m. at Ashley’s Diner on Union Street. Tickets are $8. Jef Anderson, 706-882-9552; George Baker, 706-333-1982
Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The National Alliance on Mental Illness Family hosts support groups for those with a mental illness and for their family and friends at 10:30 a.m. at First Presbyterian Church, 120 Broad St. in LaGrange, led by trained facilitators. 706-594-4714
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.
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