LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — June 25-26, 2016
Published 12:00 am Saturday, June 25, 2016
Events: Market on Main is 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. in Carmike Cinemas LaGrange 10 parking lot at Main and East Depot streets featuring local produce, food and crafts.
Jefferson Street Market featuring local wares and produce is 9:30 a.m. to noon at 625 Jefferson St.
Country/Americana musicians Barry Waldrep and Kelli Johnson perform at 7:30 p.m. in Pure Life Studios, 206 Clark St. in LaGrange. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Cost: $20 cash at door. Maggie McDonald, Maggie@purelifelagrange.com
Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Churches: Zion Rest Baptist Church, 2947 50th St. in Valley, Ala., hosts a Men’s and Youth Males Conference at 10 a.m. with several guest speakers. Lunch will be provided. All men and boys are invited to attend. Walter Scott, 706-402-0296
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
Churches: Thankful Baptist Church, 1195 Cannonville Road, hosts an early church service at 10 a.m.
Solomon Grove Missionary Baptist Church observes its 96th church anniversary at 11 a.m. The Rev. Bartholomew Orr and Friendship Baptist Church of Gabbettville are special guests.
New Mount Olive Baptist Church, off Knott Road, will celebrate the Rev. Rufus and Mary Smith’s 34th pastor anniversary at 11 a.m. Guest will be the Rev. Anthony Nelson and the Bethel Heard Baptist Church of Franklin.
Warren Temple United Methodist Church, 416 E. Depot St., hosts Family and Friends Day at 11 a.m. The Rev. Vincent J. Dominique is the featured speaker.
Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road, hosts Youth Achievement and Family Friends Day at 11 a.m. Guest speaker is Victor Shirod Morris. The church also hosts Women’s Day Anniversary at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Yolanda Colton.
Rocky Mount Baptist Church, 515 Hillcrest Road in Hogansville, hosts its 125th church anniversary at 2 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Michael Stevenson and guest Central Baptist Church.
Welcome Baptist Church in the Redline community hosts homecoming at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Travis Leonard of Ebenzer Baptist Church in Franklin.
Arbor Grove Baptist Church, 200 Brown St., hosts the annual program for God’s Precious Children at 3 p.m.
Callaway Baptist Church hosts discipleship training, youth and children’s classes at 5 p.m.
New Macedonia Baptist Church holds vacation Bible school Sunday to Thursday at 6 p.m.–8 p.m. Registration starts at 5:45 p.m. Sunday.
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.
The LaGrange Memorial Library, 115 Alford St., hosts a free computer class on using Windows 10 at 6 p.m. Bring your own Windows 10 laptop. Registration is required because seating is limited. To register, fill out a form at the circulation desk or call 706-882-7784 ext. 20.
Events: Advanced Tai Chi for Health class is 11:45 a.m. at The Active Life, 140 Ragland St. Tai chi is a slow-moving martial art improving balance, coordination and relaxation. Call The Active Life at 706-883-1681 to register.
The Active Life senior center at 140 Ragland St. offers oil painting classes at noon for all adults 55 and older. 706-883-1681
Western line dance lessons are 1 p.m. at The Active Life on Ragland Street. Cost is $5. Betty Cook, 706-882-1955
The Interfaith Food Closet at 416 Pierce St. in LaGrange is open from 1 to 2:45 p.m. to help people in need of food. 706-882-9291
Hogansville Public Library, 600 E. Main St., hosts Tater, the book-loving golden retriever, at 2:30 p.m. Any child who could use some practice reading aloud is invited to come and meet Tater and read a book to him. www.thrl.org
Meetings: Souper Book Readers meet at the Hogansville Library at noon to discuss the novel “Scottsboro” by Ellen Feldman. Attendees may enjoy lively conversation even if they haven’t read the book.
Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Salvation Army Home League meets at noon at 806 Murphy Ave.
LaGrange City Council meets at 5:30 p.m. in the council chamber/courtroom at 208 Ridley Ave.
American Legion Post 75 meets at 6 p.m. at The Active Life center on Ragland Street.
Grief Share, a support group for people grieving the loss of someone close, meets at 6 p.m. at Hunter-Allen-Myhand Funeral Home, 506 Hill St. in LaGrange. Attendees should RSVP to 706-884-5626. Refreshments served.
The LaGrange Shufflers meet at the Active Life center at 140 Ragland St. for regular square, round and line dances from 7 to 9:15 p.m. Cost to dance is $6. 706-812-4974
OA, for anyone with an eating disorder, meets at 7:15 p.m. in First Baptist Church on the Square. 706-884-9925
Churches: Welcome Baptist Church in the Redline community hosts revival services Tuesday to Thursday at 7 p.m. with evangelist the Rev. J. Terry Barnes of Rocky Mount Baptist Church in Hogansville.
Events: Story time for pre-schoolers at is 10:30 a.m. at Hogansville Public Library, 600 E. Main St. 706-637-6230
Preschool story time at LaGrange Memorial Library is at 10:30 a.m. and includes stories, fingerplays, songs and a craft time. 706-882-7784
Meetings: A bereavement support group meets 11 a.m. at Hospice LaGrange.
Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.
OA, for anyone with an eating disorder, meets at 1 p.m. in First Baptist Church on the Square. 706-884-9925
Churches: Callaway Baptist Church hosts service and classes at 7 p.m.
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.
TOPS — Take Off Pounds Sensibly — LaGrange Chapter meets at 6 p.m. in the Vernon Woods, 101 Vernon Woods Drive, conference room. First meeting is free. Cost to join is $32 annually. Rhonda Pruitt, 706-773-4762
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
Meetings: The Troup County Commission meets for a work session at 9 a.m. in the Commissioners’ conference room on the third floor of the Government Center.
Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon and 6 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.