LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — July 28, 2016

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 28, 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: 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.


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.

All former and present Montessori students and families are invited to a Back to School kickoff at the LaGrange College Natatorium to mark the beginning of the 40th year of First Presbyterian Montessori and fifth anniversary of Hillside Montessori schools in LaGrange. Picnic dinner served. Cost is $10 per person; free for children 2 and younger. Facebook page “Montessori: Montessori Alumni of LaGrange” or

Leete Hill United Methodist Church hosts the Family and Community Reconciliation Ball at Del’Avant, 141 Main St. in LaGrange, 5–10 p.m. Admission is $10 per adult, $8 for 12 and younger. Dress semi-formal. For tickets, contact Necola Mann, 706-616-7685, or Karen Kelley, 706-668-7334.

Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.

Churches: Friendship Baptist Church at 585 Gabbettville Road is organizing a cemetery cleaning 7 a.m. to noon. Anyone with a family plot is asked to help with the project.

Trinity SDA Church, 710 Jenkins St., hosts a community awareness program at 5 p.m., where city and county officials will discuss issues affecting the community. There will also be door prizes and refreshments.


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


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.