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In our community: Aug. 22, 2014

August 22, 2014

Today


Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at noon, 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.


Churches: True Life Christian Ministries, 500 S. Lee St., hosts youth night from 7 to 9 p.m. Sylvia Cameron, 706-402-6670


Saturday


Events: Market on Main farmer’s market for locally grown produce is 8 to 10 a.m in the parking lot next to Carmike Cinema, at the corner of Main and East Depot streets. 706-298-4534


Troup High Auxiliaries host a Flag and Baton Clinic for children in grades kindergarten through eighth at 9 a.m. in the THS gym. There is a $35 fee, which includes lunch. Tonya White, 706-523-0611 or towhite2@hotmail.com .


Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority Inc., Theta Xi Omega chapter hosts a fundraiser couples cook off on Lafayette Square from noon to 4 p.m. to raise fund for community service projects and annual scholarships. Tickets are $10 per person, and ages under 3 are free. Each couple will be judged via ballot by those attending the cook-off. The winning couple will be awarded a prize of $75 based on the results of the votes cast.


The Active Life Wellness Center, 140 Ragland St., hosts a Saturday Night Dance from 7 to 10 p.m. featuring the music of John Lott and Dana Pike playing country music and other popular hits. Cost is $5 per person.


Highland Country Club hosts Flamingos in Paradise Reverse Raffle at 7:30 p.m., a fundraiser benefiting Harmony House Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc. featuring music and hors d’oeuvres. There is a one in 300 chances to win $5,000. Cost is $100 per raffle ticket. Each ticket purchased will admit two people. Limited tickets available. Advance purchase only. Call 706-882-4173 for details or ticket purchase.


Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 8 a.m., 10:30 a.m. for women, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m.


Churches: Eastside Baptist Church, 1016 Mason St., hosts a yard sale from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m.


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 


Sunday


Events: Emmaus Women’s Shelter hosts Miss Emma’s Ice Cream Crankin’ at 2 p.m. on Lafayette Square in downtown LaGrange. The shelter is a Christ-centered program that exists to provide assistance to homeless women and children in the area. Local vendors and members of the community bring their wares, with a focus on homemade ice cream. The cost for an individual pass is $5 and a family pass is $20. For kids, there is a Little Miss Ice Cream Beauty Contest and a Little Mister Ice Cream Cutest Contest with the cost of $10 per entry. Jessica David, 706-883-7471 or jessica@EmmausShelter.com


Meetings: Self Help Harbor, 909 Stonewall St., hosts AA meetings at 10 a.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.


Churches: Thankful Baptist Church, 968 Cannonville Road, clebrates its Deacon and Deaconess Day at 11 a.m. with speaker pastor Adrian Smith.


Springfield Baptist Church, 400 Poplar St. in Hogansville, hosts its annual Homecoming worship service at 11 a.m.


Solomon Grove Baptist Church celebrates its choir anniversary at 2 p.m. at 1 Fulton St. The Rev. Lovett Thornton and Saint James Methodist Church are guests. Refreshments served.


Central Baptist Church, 506 Hamilton St., hosts its first pastoral anniversary celebration for the Rev. Michael and Jean Stevenson at 2:30 p.m. Guest will be the New Mount Sellars Missionary Baptist Church of LaFayette, Alabama, and the Rev. Terry Magby is speaker.


Grief Share, a support group for people grieving the loss of someone close, meets at 3 p.m. at Cedarcrest Community Church, 2380 Roanoke Road. 706-882-6327


Celebrate Recovery, a faith-based recovery program, meets at 3 p.m. at Hogansville First Baptist Church.


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


Dallas-Dodd Presbyterian Church, 1244 Wares Cross Road, hosts a community hymn sing at 7 p.m. with Smyrna Baptist Church and Michael Scott, bagpipes. Dessert and fellowship follow.


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