LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 22, 2016

Published 12:00 am Friday, July 22, 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.

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.

Churches: McGhee Chapel AME Church celebrates homecoming at 11 a.m. with speaker the Rev. Willie J. Wynn, and at 3 p.m. with speaker the Rev. Kevin Moore of Greater Saint Mark AME Church in Columbus.

Louise United Methodist Church, 1189 Hines Road, celebrates its Annual Ushers Anniversary at 2 p.m.

Bethel United Methodist Church, 335 Ave. A in Roanoke, Ala., hosts homecoming at 2 p.m. with guest minister and church the Rev. Craig Thornton and Mount Beulah Baptist Church of LaGrange.

Welcome Baptist Church in the Redline Community celebrates the Rev. J.R. Ware’s 44th pastoral anniversary celebration at 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker the Rev. Walter Dowell of Sardis Baptist Church in LaGrange.

East Side Baptist Church, 1017 Mason St., host Youth Day at 3 p.m. with speaker Phillip McMillan.

Callaway Baptist Church hosts discipleship training, youth and children’s classes at 5 p.m.

Nonprofit group ReBorn hosts the free event “The ReBorn Experience: ALL IN” at 7:30 p.m. on Lafayette Square, to “portray the gospel in 3D and appeal to the senses of everyone.” Free refreshments, photos, live music, skits, dance, spoken word and giveaways.


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 the free class Microsoft Word Basics to introduce the basics of word processing at 6 p.m. Bring your own laptop with Word installed. Registration is required because seating is limited. To register, fill out a form at the circulation desk or call 706-882-7784 ext. 20.



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.


Listings for ‘In our community’ are presented for events happening in the next three-day period, space permitting. To submit an item, email it to, fax it to 706-243-6354 or drop it by our office at 105 Ashton St. Deadline for submissions is noon two business days prior to the item’s earliest run date. For more information, call 706-884-7311, Ext. 2153. A weeklong listing appears in the weekend edition.