LaGrange, Troup County and surrounding area events — Sept. 1, 2016
Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 1, 2016
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: 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: Friendship Baptist Church, 101 Friendship St. in Hamilton, hosts a clothing giveaway 8 a.m.–noon. Gently used clothes for the entire family will be given to those in need. 706-628-5006 or 706-628-5027
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: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.
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 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: 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
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.