LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Aug. 27-28, 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.
The Kayak Parade for Kim with Poker Run is set for registration 10–11:30 a.m. at the Downtown River Park in West Point. Cost is $20 per boat entered. Entrants provide their own boats, but a limited number will be available to rent for a total $50 — which includes the event registration fee. The poker run is $10 for those who choose to participate.
Local rapper Seth Harden hosts UnBreakable, a benefit concert for his organization teaching children about bullying, violence and suicide 6:30 p.m. at Sweetland Amphitheatre. Tickets are $18 in advance, sweetland.events/events-tickets/; $23 at the door.
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.
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.
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.
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
Meetings: 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.
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
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: 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.
God’s Breadbasket, a food pantry serving Hogansville residents, is open from 9 a.m.–noon.
The Kiwanis Club of LaGrange meets at noon at Highland Country Club.
Older Americans Sharing in Service, the senior adult group of Rosemont Baptist Church, meets at noon in the church fellowship hall.
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
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.
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
Kerry Francis, pastor of Ramiah Faith Restoration Church, hosts Words of Eternal Life Bible study, 6 p.m. at Comfort Inn and Suites, 1512 Lafayette Parkway.
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: 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.
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