LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 1, 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.
Friends of LaGrange Memorial Library hosts the First Saturday Book Sale 10 a.m.–2 p.m. in the Friends of the Library Book Shop at the library on Alford Street.
Meetings: The West Georgia chapter of Fort Valley State University Alumni meets at 10 a.m. at the William Griggs Recreation Center.
Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
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
Peace by Piece Quilt Group meets at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church on the Square. Jane Taylor, 706-884-6323
Churches: A clothing giveaway will be held at Friendship Baptist Church, 101 Friendship St. in Hamilton. Gently used clothes for the entire family will be given to those in need from 8 a.m. until noon. 706-628-5006 or 706-628-5027
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
Events: Franklin Road Baptist Church, 1424 New Franklin Road, hosts Celebrate America on the church’s baseball fields to celebrate God’s blessings on the United States at 6 p.m. There will be patriotic songs by adult and children’s choirs, recognition of first responders and recognition of former and active servicemen.
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: Mount Beulah Baptist Church hosts its senior usher 66th anniversary at 2 p.m. Guest speaker is pastor Renee Clark. Guest church is Saint Paul United Methodist Church in Pine Mountain. Dinner served.
Callaway Baptist Church hosts discipleship training, youth and children’s classes at 5 p.m.
Monday, July 4th
Events: The Troup County Parks & Recreation Commission hosts its 36th Annual Fireworks Show at Pyne Road Park. Gates open at 9 a.m. Children’ play area open 4–7:30 p.m. Live music by Mr. Terrific begins at 6 p.m. Fireworks after dark. Entry: $10 per vehicle.
Cross Point Church, 191 Hines Road in Hogansville, hosts a community celebration starting at 7 p.m. There will be free hot dog plates and a fireworks show after dark. Free to attend.
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.
Friday Events: The Active Life senior center at 140 Ragland St. offers oil painting classes at noon for all adults... read more