LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Aug. 5, 2016
Published 12:00 am Friday, August 5, 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: Toastmasters International meets 8 a.m. at Wingate by Wyndham on Wingate Terrace, off Greenville Road, in LaGrange.
West Point City Council meets for a work session at 8:15 a.m.
The Kiwanis Club of LaGrange meets at noon at Highland Country Club.
Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon and 6 p.m.
Older Americans Sharing in Service, the senior adult group of Rosemont Baptist Church, meets at noon in the church fellowship hall.
Crime Stoppers meets at 6 p.m. in the LaGrange Police Department training room.
Community Action For Improvement meets at 6:30 p.m. in the CAFI central office.
LaGrange Newcomers and Beyond, a women’s social club, meets at First Presbyterian Church on Broad Street at 6:30 p.m. There is a program, refreshments and a short business meeting.
The Sons of LaGrange Lodge No. 537, a Prince Hall affiliate, meets at 7:30 p.m. at the corner of Brown and Watson streets.
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.
The Open Heart Association, a nonprofit organization, hosts a Youth Empowerment Luncheon for all middle and high school students 2:30–5 p.m. at the Royal Elite Event Center, 1379 Lafayette Parkway in LaGrange. Free food and drinks.
Meetings: The West Georgia chapter of Fort Valley State University Alumni meets at 10 a.m. at the William Griggs Recreation Center.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Peace by Piece Quilt Group meets at 2 p.m. at First Baptist Church on the Square. Jane Taylor, 706-884-6323
Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
Churches: Saint James United Methodist Church in Hogansville hosts a yard sale 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 401 Granite St. Children’s clothes and shoes, adult clothes, miscellaneous household items, glassware and lawn furniture among other items.
Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Churches: Mount Beulah Baptist Church hosts its homecoming service at 10 a.m. Dinner served.
Harrisonville Baptist Church, 2885 Highway 54 W. in Hogansville, hosts homecoming services at 10:30 a.m. Spirit Filled Ministries will be singing and brother Mark Peak will be bringing the message.
Wehadkee Baptist Church, 915 Abbottsford Road, hosts homecoming service at 11 a.m.
Mount Gilead Baptist Church, on Cedar Street, celebrates its Usher Anniversary at 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be the Rev. Sam Cameron and Springfield Baptist Church of LaGrange.
Eastside Baptist Church, 1016 Mason St., hosts its annual Mission Day service at 3 p.m. Speaker will be minister Claudette Musgrave Hutchinson.
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.